Odd Alarm is a new app that will wake you up by using a bunch of odd sounds that your mind will find impossible to ignore. It’s available for iOS and Android, but this app isn’t full of the usual chimes and jaunty tunes.
Do you need more Nintendo characters prancing around on your phone screen? Sure, we all do. Well, if you are one of the billions of people who want more Nintendo games on your smartphone, we have some good news for you.
I’ve played a few instruments in my lifetime, but my stint playing the guitar was probably the shortest. It’s not that I didn’t enjoy it, it’s that I just didn’t have the time to dedicate to going to class and learning it properly.
If you want to play The Legend of Zelda on something other than a Nintendo console, we have some good news. The Zelda series is headed to smartphones, according to The Wall Street Journal. We just don’t know yet whether this is a port or an entirely new game like Super Mario Run.
It’s been a while since we’ve had a new Mario game, so fans are happy that Super Mario Run is on the way. A few months back, Apple and Nintendo revealed that Mario would finally be making his way to iOS devices with the new game.
Now we have an exact release date: December 15th, 2016.
Mario fans who are iOS users should be happy about this news. Nintendo has finally announced an official Mario game for iOS. We thought it would never happen, but Super Mario Run was revealed by Tim Cook and Shigeru Miyamoto during the Apple iPhone 7 and Apple Watch 2 announcement yesterday in San Francisco.
It’s similar to other classic 2D platform games starring the famous plumber.
Remember when Apple introduced picture-in-picture video in iOS 9?It was pretty awesome, but one thing was missing. The ability to use the feature with Netflix. This is a feature that many users have been waiting for, so they can watch movies and programs while doing other things.
Are you tired of the same old fighting games? Those games just never have any meat to them. Sausage Legend is different. It has plenty of meat. In fact, it is a real sausage-fest.
Sausage Legend is an iOS and Android game recently released by Milkcorp.
Earlier this year, we checked out the ScopeAround, a set of affordable scientific cameras that stream video to smartphones. But if you’re looking for something even simpler and cheaper, check out SmartMicroOptics’ Blips, a pair of macro and micro lenses that you stick over your mobile device’s camera.
Blips lenses are mounted on films that adhere electrostatically to your mobile device.
Japanese company Beatrobo wants to bring back the cartridge with Pico Cassette, a video game cartridge for iOS and Android devices. Is it practical? Not unless a cartridge can hold dozens of games. But Beatrobo hopes to attract old gamers and collectors who cherish the physical representations of their pastime.
Pico Cassette is a gaming variant of Beatrobo’s PlugAir, which is a storage device that transfers data via the headphone jack on mobile devices.
Beatrobo is currently running a crowdfunding campaign in Makuake, where one of the rewards is a Pico Cassette port of the Famicom and MSX game Ninja JaJaMaru-kun.
There are many mobile apps that make it easy to create animated GIFs. But the new Ubersnap app for iOS not only does that, it also has an optional service that can turn your creations into physical animated prints.
Instead of concocting a developing solution, the makers of Ubersnap are simply using lenticular lenses to show multiple images that have been interlaced as one.
Mobile devices have become so popular as both still and video cameras that we now have lens attachments for phones and videocamera rigs for tablets. The ScopeAround system aims to add to that revolution by making affordable versions of scientific cameras that stream video to iOS or Android devices.
The ScopeAround lasts up to 3h per charge and has three hot-swappable camera heads.
Popular toys-to-life games such as Skylanders and the Amiibo platform mainly use the physical figures as save files or keys, and most of the interaction is present in the video game half. But Sensible Object used a classic party game genre to turn the tables.
Sensible Object’s game Fabulous Beasts plays like a tower stacking game, with the main pieces resembling animals: a shark, a bear, an octopus etc.
Out of the box, iOS devices can only play a handful of audio file formats. But if you’ve got files in other formats, you have to convert them, then bring them into iTunes, then sync them to your devices.
We’ve seen a couple of charging cable adapters that mimic Apple’s MagSafe connector. The Gecko on the other hand mimics both MagSafe and wireless chargers using thin magnetic adapters.
Instead of plugging your devices, you’ll just place them on top of your cable or power bank and the adapters will snap into each other.
Gecko has three adapters.