Hearthstone for iPad Worldwide

Blizzard’s free World of Warcraft card game Hearthstone is now available worldwide on iPad

By on April 16, 2014 at 5:45 PM.

Blizzard’s free World of Warcraft card game Hearthstone is now available worldwide on iPad

Blizzard announced on Wednesday that its free-to-play collectible card game, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, is finally rolling out worldwide for the iPad. Hearthstone has been available on the iPad in select regions for a few weeks, but April 16th represents the app’s official international launch. The app supports the 2nd, 3rd and 4th generation iPads as well as the iPad mini, Retina iPad mini and iPad Air. More →

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Sleep iPhone App Free Download

Download this app right now: Sleep for iPhone and iPad is now free

By on April 9, 2014 at 1:27 PM.

Download this app right now: Sleep for iPhone and iPad is now free

Getting enough sleep is hugely important for our health, but we often overlook just how crucial it really is. Sleep helps improve our ability to learn, it speeds up our metabolism, it improves our mood, it promotes cardiovascular health and it even helps fight disease. As important as sleep is, it stands to reason that the iOS App Store would be flooded with apps that claim to help you get a better rest each night. Finding a good option can be difficult, but it becomes significantly easier when one of the top-rated options becomes free for a limited time. More →

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AirMusic Free Download

Download this app right now: AirMusic for iPhone and iPad is now free

By on April 4, 2014 at 10:50 AM.

Download this app right now: AirMusic for iPhone and iPad is now free

Apple’s AirPlay is great, as long as you own plenty of compatible devices. The proprietary wireless streaming solution allows users to stream music and videos from an iPhone, iPad or Mac computer to another device with a simple tap or click. For Apple TV owners and users of various compatible third-party devices, AirPlay is awesome. But what happens if you have a Chromecast, Xbox, PlayStation or some other device that doesn’t tout Apple compatibility? Say hello to AirMusic. More →

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How To Print Pictures From iPad

Want your iPad photos made into a printed book in just a few hours? There’s an app for that

By on April 2, 2014 at 9:00 AM.

Want your iPad photos made into a printed book in just a few hours? There’s an app for that

Kodak Alaris on Wednesday announced a new iPad app that will let users quickly create and print photo books from their images, offering them a same day in-store pick-up feature that may certainly come in handy on some occasions. Kodak Moments HD is now available as a free download from the App Store for iPads running iOS 7.0.1 or later. More →

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Office for iPad Print App

This app fixes one of Office for iPad’s biggest flaws

By on April 1, 2014 at 11:45 AM.

This app fixes one of Office for iPad’s biggest flaws

It was only a matter of time until Microsoft brought its Office suite to the iPad, and Apple device owners are champing at the bit to gets their hands on it. Although the apps have been received remarkably well since launch, rounding out the top of the download charts, a few key features were lost in translation. More →

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Custom Fonts iPhone iPad

This is the best way to get custom fonts on your iPhone and iPad

By on March 31, 2014 at 5:05 PM.

This is the best way to get custom fonts on your iPhone and iPad

The iPhone 5s might have been our pick for the best smartphone of 2013, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t a multitude of minor annoyances with the popular phone. One of the many features the iPhone 5s and its iOS brethren lack is the ability to change the font in any given text box. Although you’re out of luck while typing within the the current system, one app will allow you to install your own custom fonts inside of apps that take advantage of the iOS font book. More →

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iPhone Apps Price

Why is Apple jacking up iPhone and iPad app prices for some users?

By on March 31, 2014 at 3:01 PM.

Why is Apple jacking up iPhone and iPad app prices for some users?

If you’re a fan of downloading apps on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch handheld in several big mobile device markets around the world, buying the latest and greatest iOS apps is about to get a little bit more expensive. More →

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Facebook Chat Heads Jailbreak

If you use Facebook a lot, this terrific iPhone tweak is a must-have

By on March 31, 2014 at 2:07 PM.

If you use Facebook a lot, this terrific iPhone tweak is a must-have

Social media obsessives rejoice! If you can’t stand leaving your Facebook chat unchecked for even a moment, this jailbreak app will bring the ubiquitous “chat heads” to any screen on your iOS 7 device. According to iClarified, Adam Bell’s Message Box breaks your chat free from Facebook’s apps, allowing you to respond to messages from anywhere on your phone or tablet. You’ll need to have Paper installed for Message Box to work, but this jailbreak tweak will give you the ability to delete the Facebook Messenger app once and for all. No more annoying push notifications — chats are now always just one click away. Message Box is free to download on Cydia.

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Auxo 2 Download

This redesigned iOS 7 multitasking interface is amazing, and it launches Wednesday

By on March 31, 2014 at 10:41 AM.

This redesigned iOS 7 multitasking interface is amazing, and it launches Wednesday

We have spent plenty of time showcasing gorgeous iPhone apps here on BGR, but sometimes it’s downright shocking what developers can accomplish when they’re not forced to operate within the confines of Apple’s third-party app development guidelines. Case in point: Auxo 2. More →

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Microsoft Office For iPad Analysis

Apple’s ultimate revenge: It just made Microsoft relevant again

By on March 28, 2014 at 3:22 PM.

Apple’s ultimate revenge: It just made Microsoft relevant again

“Windows” has one of the five biggest trending topics on Twitter this afternoon. All four of the top iPad apps measured by download volume in America are Microsoft products right now. Even more astonishingly, Microsoft Word for iPad has become the No. 6 highest grossing iPad app in the United States. In productivity-loving Germany, Word is the third biggest grossing app on iPad and it actually just surpassed the mighty Candy Crush Saga in revenue generation. Even in notoriously unproductive countries such as Italy, Word is a top 10 app. More →

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NightSky iPhone iPad Free

NightSky, one of the most beautiful and creative physics-based iOS games ever, is now free

By on March 28, 2014 at 12:00 PM.

NightSky, one of the most beautiful and creative physics-based iOS games ever, is now free

If you’re looking for a fun and creative game for you iPhone or iPad, look no further. NightSky is easily one of the most beautiful and original iOS games we have ever seen, having received plenty of critical acclaim and several GDC awards. The concept is simple: transport a mysterious sphere through boards by swiping on the screen to spin. Swipe up to reverse gravity and swipe down to return gravity to normal. Obstacles lie in your path, so you must find ways around them or put them to use. And the entire game is set atop wonderful art with silhouettes and shapes reminiscent of a Tim Burton movie. More →

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Word, Excel, PowerPoint for iPad Price

Apple is already making money off Microsoft’s Office for iPad

By on March 28, 2014 at 9:20 AM.

Apple is already making money off Microsoft’s Office for iPad

Microsoft on Wednesday finally announced the productivity suite many iPad owners have been looking to download for years and revealed that the apps in its Office for iPad suite will follow the freemium model used by many mobile apps. Word, Excel and PowerPoint for iPad are all available as free downloads from the App Store, but they’ll only allow users to view documents. In order to edit them as well – and Microsoft revealed during yesterday’s media event solid editing features for all three apps – users will need an active Office 365 subscription. More →

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iPad Personal Data Security

iPads no longer good enough for Russia to handle ‘confidential information’

By on March 27, 2014 at 8:45 PM.

iPads no longer good enough for Russia to handle ‘confidential information’

Russian ministers have decided to swap iPads for Samsung tablets out of fear that the Apple devices may not be secure enough anymore to handle sensitive information. The changeover occurred “not so long ago,” minister Nikolai Nikiforov told AFP. While Nikiforov did not mention what kind of Samsung tablets the government is using now, he did say that they are “specially protected devices that can be used to work with confidential information.” More →

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