IPhone Apps | The Apple Daily - Part 5

iPhone Apps

iPhone Photoshop App

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iPhone has been the only device where you can get almost any application you want. Pick a task and you have an App for that!

The iPhone also had its share of Image Editing applications but none provided much detailed editing of Images.

Adobe the company behind the most widely used PC/Mac based Professional Photo Editing software – Photoshop has now made available a free to use Mobile based version of Photoshop! Continue Reading…

Harry Potter & the Half Blood Prince – Free App

All those Harry Potter fans  out there have yet another Harry Potter related thing to play around with. There’s a free Application by Warner Bro’s to promote its upcoming feature film Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince. And best of all- its FREE !

But here’s the down side, as its Free, don’t expect any great 3D Graphics or anything even remotely close to what you see on its PC/Console Game adaption. This is like just an interactive trailer of the Movie. Read the official application description below :

Explore the world of Harry Potter with this exciting new iPhone app for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince!
View official film content including Videos, Posters, Character Information, and More…

Now you can interact with an engaging recreation of Dumbledore’s Pensieve- a device that allows you to view memories. You will unlock new Memory Vials as you explore the vast assortment of contect that appears in the Pensieve.

Insert yourself and your friends into a Wanted Poster or the Daily Prophet by using your iPhone Camera or your Photo Album on your iPod Touch.

Key Features:

· Explore official film content*
· Unlock new content in the Memory Vial navigation system
· Interact with the Pensieve’s 3D water effects
· Insert moving footage into a Wanted Poster or the Daily Prophet
· Save theatrical posters and images to use as your wallpaper

Download it from : iTunes Link

NFS Undercover for iPhone Released

iPhone already has a plethora of some awesome Racing based games. Some of my favorites included GTS World Racing, Asphalt 4, Speedburst and a few others. But I’d always been waiting for the Need for Speed (NFS) Series to get ported over to the iPhone ever since EA took keen interest in developing iPhone/iPod Touch applications.

Well finally the wait is over and EA has just released its latest iteration of the NFS series – NFS Undercover for the iPhone !

Here’s how the Tagline goes :

DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES? Get behind the wheel of the world’s #1 racing franchise to find out! Explode into a racing frenzy on your iPhone and iPod touch in this action packed adventure of hot pursuit and betrayal.

IGN.com’s Levi Buchchan says :

“Not only is the game extremely fast, especially when you tap the on-screen NOS button, but the graphics outstrip anything that your’ve seen on the iPhone thus far.”

This comment might be enough (apart from this being from the NFS Series) for you to purchase this game right away !

NFS Undercover for iPhone is available right now in the App Store for $9.99 and is 92.3 MB big.

[AppStore Link]

Check out a few Screenshots :

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Free App to Use iPhone as Modem

There’s have been quite a few ways to use your iPhone as a Modem. Earlier methods were cumbersome and too complex for normal users.

Then came an easier way, an app called NetShare was launched which made things very easy.

I had also posted a Tutorial to Use your iPhone as Modem via the NetShare Application.

But NetShare was not a free application. An alternative to NetShare has just been released and is now available via Cydia !

The Application is named simply as “iPhone Modem” and promises to tether your iPhone within just 10 seconds !

I haven’t personally tried it yet, but from what I heard it works just as advertised and easy to use !

Get it now from Cydia.

About those wondering what Cydia is, Cydia is a AppStore like Application. You need to JailBreak your iPhone.

Spore Origins for iPhone out on AppStore

Electronic Arts most anticipated adventure game of this year, Spore was released this Monday for the iPhone. The iPhone version is titled as Spore Origins.

Some of the iPhone/iPod Touch Specific Features that Spore will have are :

  • Tilt, turn, and twist your way through the primordial ooze with your motion-sensing accelerometer.
  • Pinch, pull, and poke your creation in the Creature Editor, customizing the texture, shape, and body parts to fit the way you play.
  • Personalize your game-play by skinning your creature with pictures from your device’s Photo Albums.
  • Experience 2 exciting game modes: Evolution and Survival.
  • Survive 30 challenging levels teaming [sic] with bizarre creatures.
  • Navigate treacherous caverns to explore various strange worlds.
  • Enjoy vivid graphics, dynamic animations and atmospheric music on your evolutionary journey.

You can download this Game from the AppStore or follow this Link to download it.

Spore Origins Costs 10$ ! Check out this Review if you’re wondering whether its worth the 10 bucks or not.

Spore Walkthough : Modmyifone

KeyVib : Tactile Feedback for iPhone

A new plugin of sorts has recently appeared in Cydia which makes the iPhone Vibrate with each key press. This takes the iPhone 1 step closer to tactile feedback.

The application is named KeyVib and provides just a Toggle Switch to Enable or Disable the Vibration. The software is reported to not drain much battery and is pretty conservative in terms of battery usage.

KeyVib is currently available via the iSpazio Source.

Note : To use this Application you need a JailBreaked iPhone and 2.0+ Firmware !

EA's Spore Launch Date + Other Games

Spore is one of the most anticipated Game this Year. EA has also announced a version for iPhone and had also showcased it at the WDC sometime back.

The Official Launch Date is not Confirmed to be : September 7

EA has also announced a bunch of other Games :

  • YAHTZEE Adventures
  • EA Mini Golf
  • Lemonade Tycoon
  • Mahjong
  • MONOPOLY: Here & Now The World Edition
  • SimCity
  • Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 09
  • Need for Speed™ Undercover
  • The Sims™ 3

MMS for iPhone : SwirlyMMS

The iPhone does have some drawbacks, MMS was said to be one of them. But even then that drawback was filled with a 3rd Party Application called as SwirlyMMS. SwirlyMMS worked till Firmware 1.1.4. The new 2.0 Firmware brought come core system changes in the Firmware and thus needed a recode of most older Applications.

Recently the Official Blog of SwirlyMMS announced that they’ve successfully ported it to 2.x Firmware and have confirmed it works.

The application is not yet released. It will be available soon on Cydia and Installer. Expect a Public Release soon !

Check out  : http://swirlyspace.com/iphone/apps/mms/