Dozens of apps make their way to Apple’s App Store daily, so it is no wonder that any person can find any app he/she wants. Food-lovers, as it turns out, have hundreds of free and paid apps to cover their mealtime, make reservations or gazpacho. This article will describe the best iOS apps of the week and a free iOS app of the week anyone can use on his/her iPhone and iPad.
Angry Birds by Finnish computer game developer Rovio Entertainment still remains the leading position at the top-paid games for iPhone. However, a game application created by a 14-year-old boy has spent for a long time atop place at Apple’s free charts. A physic simulator, Bubble Ball, was written by Robert Nay, who is studying in the eighth form in Spanish Fork, Utah. The idea of the game was to guide a ball to its destination using only gravitational pull and objects. The young developer spent several months to write the game’s code which burst onto the scene on December, 29 2010 in the App Store, later it became available on Android. The game was even competing with Angry Birds for the most-downloaded atop position among free games.
Apple has been quick to address the latest glitch in the Mac App Store that which caused newly-updated applications to crash. The issue was first spotted by Marco Arment, creator of the widely popular Instapaper title. Users who were affected by the issue can now remove the corrupted app versions from their computers and re-download the corrected versions from the store. The company doesn’t expect the bug to trouble its customers ever again.
Last week, Apple was said to adopt its own home-grown Maps application instead of Google Maps in iOS 6. At the time, multiple iOS 6 versions have been floating around the company’s labs, signaling a possible mid-June introduction at this summer’s World Wide Developers Conference. Most recently, references to an imminent iOS 6 beta were discovered in the code strings of the iCloud beta portal.
Apple is reportedly at work on the next iTunes version that is said to be more deeply integrated with iCloud and bring compatibility with iOS 6. Being not crucial, however, the latter could be added in a 10.x release instead. The upgrade has reportedly been in Apple labs for month and was just recently seeded to developers in beta version.
Sparrow has finally posted the mobile version of its app available on the App Store. Used to be Mac-only, the title is now available for iPhone users who can purchase it for $2.99. A change in pane navigation draws on such applications as Twitter and Facebooks, allowing users to navigate between folders and labels using swipes.