Cult of Mac has word today of a way in which all those who are missing Google Maps since they installed iOS 6 can bring back the good old days, with an app called ClassicMap. The app was created by Katsumi Kishikawa, and Cult of Mac says that it’s a “wrapper” for map data from elsewhere
The WWE has today announced the launch of its new iOS app, which is designed to provide a way for fans to interact with the WWE universe on the go, whenever and wherever they want, as well as acting as a second-screen companion app for the fans to use during Monday Night Raw, complete with live polls and content.
Engadget reports today that Digg has just revamped its iOS app, which ties in nicely with its recent, and very smart, site redesign. Digg has just been bought by New York’s Betaworks for just $500,000, according to Engadget, so maybe the makeover has something to do with the change. Whatever the reason, both site and app look good
With the London 2012 Olympic Games just a few weeks away now, Neowiz Games has launched its official London 2012 iOS game, which is the only exclusive mobile game you’ll be able to get for the XXX Olympiad. The game lets you create a virtual athlete and participate in Olympic events in authentic London 2012 Olympic venues. There will be a total of 9 events to try your hand at, including Double Trap, Archery, 110M Hurdles, Swimming, Kayak, and more.
The Binary Mill has announced that as part of the Free App of the Day program, its popular iOS racer, Mini Motor Racing, is available for free for a limited time. The game features fully upgradeable cars and day and night races in various weather conditions across more than 30 tracks. Online multiplayer support is also included for up to four racers
With last Friday being Star Wars Day (May the fourth be with you – geddit?!) LucasArts is celebrating by offering iOS game Star Wars Pit Droids for free all this weekend. As TUAW says, it’s basically a bit of a Chu Chu Rocket-alike, but it’s still a lot of fun all the same, and a good opportunity for Star Wars fans to get the game for free.
In what must surely be a match made in heaven, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced that its Midway Arcade retro gaming app is now compatible with iCade, the arcade-style cabinet for iPad, which connects via Bluetooth to a full-sized joystick and buttons.
If you’re someone that likes combat strategy sims then good news today with the release of Battlefront.com’s Combat Mission: Touch, which sees you commanding American and German troops during and after the invasion of Normandy, in June 1944, mixing fun and realism for a unique, hands-on 3D wargame experience. The WeGo turn-based play mode of simultaneous planning and execution phases combines with the vast 3D environment to mix fast-paced action with strategic play, with the end result being the sort of feature-filled and truly immersive wargame that was previously only available on a desktop computer.
With the Masters Tournament due to tee off at the Augusta National Golf Club next week, Bloomberg reports on the tournament’s new official iOS app, which comes in both iPhone and iPad versions, both free, and with the iPad version looking particularly fine on the new iPad’s Retina display, going by the glowing user reviews in the App Store. The free apps boast seven live high-definition video channels, the sole live digital broadcast of CBS’s weekend broadcast, as well as on-demand video and highlights packages
Engadget reports today on a fascinating new app that enables you to interact with one of Vincent Van Gogh’s best loved paintings. The Starry Night Interactive Animation app enables you to take your finger and swirl around the “paint” that looks like it was just made to be swirled, and you can also swipe the “paint” across the screen with three fingers
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