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Rumor: Sprint working on iPod touch-friendly 4G hotspot called "Peel"

I was first introduced to the wonders of the mobile Wi-Fi hotspot at Macworld earlier this year -- our own Mike Rose was carrying one around, and it was like magic. A Wi-Fi connection for up to five people anywhere you go? Yes please. I don't think...

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High Society card game app is money (almost)

As promised, RPGnet has transformed another Reiner Knizia card game into an iPhone/iPad app. The coders' last such project was the very well done Money. This time around, it's High Society [US$2.99], and RPGnet has kept the interface and look of...

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Rumor: FaceTime for iPod touch will use email address

There are rumors about the next iPod touch getting a front-facing camera with support for FaceTime. Once it gets an A4 processor and some more RAM, we can't see why it wouldn't. Since there's no phone app, however, how will users initiate FaceTime...

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Firefox Home available for iOS

Firefox Home is now available for iOS. Although not a full-featured web browser in its own right, the app is probably as close as we're going to get to running Firefox on an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad. Firefox Home is a strange app, so first...

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BMW working on better iOS integration

People have been plugging their iPods into their cars almost since their introduction. I had a headphone-to-cassette adapter back in the day. How glorious! Now, BMW has announced that their cars will take advantage of "iPod Out," a new feature...

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App Review: Pathology HD looks, is a simple board game for your iDevice

A few years ago, the game company Wizkids – best known for collectible offerings like Mage Knight and HeroClix – took a stab at the everything-in-the-box game market with an offering called Tsuro: The Way of the Path. The game had decent...

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I've upgraded to iOS 4: Now what?

You've upgraded your iPhone to iOS 4, and you're anxious to play with all sorts of new and wonderful features. Before you do that, take a few minutes to make sure everything is working as expected. Here's a list of things to confirm. They aren't in...

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App Review: Roll Through The Ages makes dice-rollling, civ-building easy on the iPhone

Any dice game review is required by law to compare the new game to Yahtzee (if we don't, we lose our right to ever roll a d6 again). So, let's get this out of the way early: the Roll Through The Ages app [$2.99], released last week, shares but three...

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WWDC 2010: Second, third generation iPod touch gets free update to iOS4

Yes, iPod touch owners, your long nightmare of paying $5 or $10 for operating system upgrades would appear to be over. The next version of the system formerly known as iPhone OS will be downloadable on June 21, and this time you'll get it absolutely...

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iPod touch with camera shows up in Vietnam

The Apple sieve continues to leak as a new prototype shows up in Vietnam and promptly hits the web. This time, it's an iPod touch with a 2 megapixel camera. For now, only the iPhone and iPod nano have cameras. Tinhte has the story once again...

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Review: Keltis Oracle is a great, light strategic board game for iPad, iPhone

Keltis is a relatively new marquee family of board games – in Europe, at least – with a somewhat meandering history. The series started as the Lost Cities card game, which evolved into the original board game in the series, Keltis. That...

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Review: Bananagrams is addicting without the clicking

Perhaps you've seen them, in Word Wars or another Scrabble movie; people who are a wee bit obsessive about their word games. For the iPhone-carrying among them, there is the official Scrabble app or Words With Friends. For people who like a little...

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TUAW Faceoff: Skat vs. ProSkat on the iPhone

We've covered quite a few board and card games in this ongoing series of iPhone / iPad app reviews, but I haven't been as excited about any of them as I was when I saw that there was not just one but two Skat apps available for the iDevices....

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Review: here's hoping the Kachina board game app gets some serious kinks worked out

The tile game Kachina came to the iPhone/iPod touch platform in waves. First, the app appeared as a single-player puzzle game using the Kachina rules. Then, an upgrade with in-app purchase allowed you to spend US$2.99 to get multiplayer...

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iPod touch devsugar: Fixing ineligible installs

Are you a developer trying to install 4.0 firmware on your 3rd gen iPod touch? You may run into install problems based on device eligibility. That means that Xcode or iTunes will complain that it cannot install the beta firmware onto your device and...

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Review: Hey, That's My Fish Honey, That's Mine!

Board gamers looking for ported game apps on the iPhone (and now, finally, the iPad) might overlook the just-released offering Honey, That's Mine [$1.99]. The game uses little honeybee characters that fly across a board of hexagons to collect drops...

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