Which would you rather do, play Candy Crush on your iPad or Mario Kart 8 on your 3DS? If you said Candy Crush, you aren’t alone. Gaming apps on iOS and Android are increasing in popularity as sales for handheld gaming systems have been suffering a steady decline. In the 4th Quarter of 2014 handhelds may have seen a deathblow. This could mean that tablets are the new handheld game systems, at least in the minds of mobile device owners.
You would expect that more people would be interested in buying handheld gaming systems September through December. That is when holiday sales often boost numbers and help gaming companies beat sales records. When it comes to gaming [...]
Google this week released a pretty significant update for iPhone and iPad, which not only brought about iOS 7 support but also some handy tools for responding to emails themselves.
The iPhone app has had some minor tweaks such a new side navigation bar, but it is the iPad where things look considerably different.
You should note the new slimmed down navigation bar to the left which lets people easily switch between accounts and inboxes at the bottom left of the page, and the excellent full-screen mode for composing emails and viewing messages.
An added bonus is the ability to search for emails even quicker with predictions as [...]
The update sees the free app move to version 5.3 and introduces Digg Video, which pulls in videos based on how much interaction they are getting on Digg, Facebook and Twitter.
In addition, Digg promises that the app offers faster scrolling and says that there are fewer crashes.
As before, users are able to read the latest news articles, find and follow online publishers, writers and bloggers and save articles to Digg, Instapaper, Pocket and Readability. Alternatively, readers can share these out via Facebook, Twitter, email and SMS.
Following various rumors, Apple confirmed via press release that the tablet can now be ordered online through Apple.com for delivery or personal pick-up from an Apple retail store. The iOS device can also be ordered through AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless and select Apple resellers.
Looking at the Apple website, the 16GB and 32GB models are currently listed as shipping between one and three business working days, although every other variant is quoted as being between five and ten.
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