Cooped up with kids? Break out that old iPhone and load it up with these three kid friendly freebies that Vern Seward highlights in this week's Free on iTunes. Endless Alphabet, GeoDash: Wild Animal Adventure, and Mr. Potato Head: Create & Play
Text adventures? On your iPhone? Yeah baby! And Vern Seward take a look at the granddaddy of the all that being offered up for free, Zork I: The Underground Empire in this week's Free on iTunes.
There's a new way to sift through the thousands of titles on Apple's iOS App Store thanks to a just unveiled online service called Applr. Think of Applr as the App Store search system Apple should've created with some social networking thrown in -- but in a good way.
If you enjoy illustrated book then you love the three book Vern Seward points out in this week's Free on iTunes. Illustrated Hans Christian Andersen, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, and Leonardo Da Vinci.
A petition being hosted at SignOn.org is asking Apple to pull an app from the NRA that includes a shooting range. The petition calls the app, NRA: Practice Range, an "insult to the victims of gun violence" because it was released on the one-month anniversary of the Sandy Hook school shooting.
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The politics of gun control have intensified in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook school massacre. It's conceivable that Apple could find itself in the cross hairs from both sides.
Apple has launched a new section of Newsstand called Read Them Here First, where 20 Hearst magazines are offered to iPad owners "before they appear in print or any other digital edition" if they subscribe. The magazines include O, Cosmopolitan, Car and Driver, Popular Mechanics, Good Housekeeping, Harper's Bazaar, Redbook, and more.
Russian Railways has filed a lawsuit against Apple in Moscow after finding its logo in a third-party app icon. Apparently the makers of the Railway Tariff app rolled the company's logo into its icon without permission.
Apple and Amazon have been ordered by the court overseeing their trademark lawsuit to attempt settlement negotiations before the trial begins in August. Apple claims Amazon improperly used its "App Store" trademark to mislead customers, while Amazon argues that the term is far too generic to warrant trademark protection.
There are more ways to get your media out in the public eye and in this week's Free on iTunes, Vern Seward points out 3 that are sure to please. Whip, Tumblr, and Showyou.
Making some changes in your life? In this installment of Free on iTunes, Vern Seward points out three iOS tools that may help. Pinterest, Snapguide, and Realtor.
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