This is the big weekend Â for Hunger Games fans as the second installment in the trilogy is officially slated to land in theaters. Like most fans, you probably just got done watching the first movie in preparation for part two, so why not keep the momentum going with a trilogy of apps that’ll have you running through the districts and firing arrows in all directions.
Who doesn’t loves Tumblr? A lightweight blogging platform where you can set up a new blog and start posting in just a few minutes. It has a wonderful social side that makes posting fun since you know that your witty commentary can be shared easily among your followers. Now Tumbling from your iPhone and iPad is even more enjoyable thanks to a fresh new update that overhauls the look and feel of the app.
Apple is facing a class action suit over the poor performance of its iOS Maps app that debuted in iOS 6. The suit was filed late last week by Nancy Romine Minkler with class action status that extends to other iOS device owners. It was filed in the San Jose office of Â California’s Northern District Court.
Angry Birds will long be remembered as the first major success story in the iOS App Store. The app has moved beyond its iOS roots and is now available on almost every platform imaginable. According to a Washington Post report, it’s even an officially sanctioned app in North Korea.
Apple started selling the iPad mini with Retina display last week in a soft launch that surprised almost everyone. Though the cellular models are tough to come by, the supply of the wifi model has been decent with most stores having at least one or two models in stock. Â If you managed to grab a retina iPad mini, here are five apps to help you get started navigating, gaming and more.
Apple is sending out a notice to developers reminding them that iTunes Connect will go offline for the holidays. This happens every year and is meant to give Apple’s entire staff a break so they can spend some time with their friends and family.