Top iOS 8.3 iPad Complaints and Bugs

Apple released iOS 8.3 on April 8, 2015. The update included several new features, such as wireless CarPlay support, and a number of bug fixes and other improvements. However, with every new iOS release, users are reporting a number of issues after installing the new software. Here are the top iOS 8.3 complaints submitted by Apple customers.

iOS 8.3 Bugs

Every new iOS release brings new complaints about battery drain, but there seems to be mixed reviews about iOS 8.3. Users are still complaining about poor battery life on the Apple Support forums, but some claim that the issues began with iOS 8.2. Most of the complaints also have to do with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, and not the iPad. This could be due to Apple's new fitness tracking features, or other user related problems.

Football Manager Classic 2015 Now Available for the iPad

SEGA has released Football Manager Classic 2015 for the iPad. FMC15 is a sports management simulation game for what Americans call soccer. The game allows fans to take control and manage their favorite football club. The iPad version features more real-world clubs (117 leagues from 51 nations) and a larger player database than the handheld version. It also includes Sports Interactive's 3D match engine, which is a first for Apple's tablet.

Football Manager Classic 2015

Users can control every aspect of their team from calling plays on the sideline to overseeing the scouting of future players. The game also allows players to delegate tasks, control team training and development, complete short-term challenges and even interact with the media. Other features include a new accelerated gameplay option, a touchscreen-optimized menu system, detailed in-game stats and reports and more.

Alleged iPad mini 4 Chassis Pops Up in New Video

Some Apple fans were not very impressed with Apple's third-generation iPad mini which wasn't much of an upgrade from the iPad mini 2. The current model only received Touch ID while keeping the the same specs as the second-generation model. Luckily early rumors have suggested that Apple is planning to give the fourth-generation iPad mini a bigger upgrade whenever it is released, and today the first alleged images of that model popped up on Twitter.

iPad mini 4 Chassis

OnLeaks posted a video of an iPad 4 chassis on the French website Nowehereelse. As you can see from the video posted below the lock/mute switch has been replaced with a microphone hole, just like the current iPad Air 2 model. The chassis also features cutouts for stereo speakers, a space for the LTE modem and place for a Lightning connector at the bottom.

New iPad Games and Apps of the Week: Gunpowder and More

Here are this week's most noteworthy iPad app releases for 03/29/15 to 04/03/14. Apple's Free App of the Week is Back to Bed. The puzzle game will be free on the Apple App Store until 04/09/15. Also don't forget to check out our App Store recap every Saturday for all the weekly universal releases, jailbreak tweaks, App Store news and important app updates.


Boss Monster Now Available for the iPad

The Kickstarter funded, collectible card game Boss Monster has been turned into a mobile title for iOS and Android tablets. Brotherwise Games has teamed up with developer Plain Concepts to bring their dungeon-building title to the iPad. The iOS version is exactly like the tabletop game, except players do not have to keep track of their own stats and can play up to 3 AI opponents at the same time. In the game players use cards to build and crawl dungeons in a side-scrolling adventure full of 8-bit monsters and treasure.

DuckTales: Remastered

Boss Monster features retro art inspired by NES video games, RPG elements and plenty of "geeky pop culture" references, according to the official website. The physical card game is available for $25. The starter set includes 155 full-color cards, and there is a 26-card mini-expansion called "Tools of a Hero Kind" available for $10.

DuckTales: Remastered Now Available on the App Store

The HD remake of the original DuckTales video game is now available on the Apple App Store and Google Play. Disney's DuckTales was originally released to the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1989. The game quickly became one of Capcom's best selling titles and is considered to be one of the best 8-bit video games ever released.

DuckTales: Remastered

The iOS version of the game includes the same cane hopping gameplay as the 8-bit version, but it features new graphics plus the original voices and production art from the show. In the game, players take control of Scrooge McDuck who must travel around the world in search of the five Legendary Treasures. Along the way players will travel to the Himalayas, Amazon, Transylvania, African mines, and the Moon while discovering diamonds and other characters from the show. Players must use clues to unlock secret areas and defeat five boss characters to win the five main treasures and beat the game.

New iPad Games and Apps of the Week: Rules! Becomes First Apple Watch Game

It has been slow for iPad apps the last couple of weeks as developers turn their attention to the Apple Watch. Several major apps, such as Target and Evernote, have already been updated with Apple Watch support, and Rules! has become the first Apple Watch game. iPhone owners with the Rules! app installed on their device will be able to enjoy a mini-game on their wrist as soon as they pick up their Apple Watch on April 24. Rules! is available for $2.99 on the App Store.


Don't forget to pre-order the new Hearthstone adventure Blackrock Mountain if you want to receive the Molten Core card back. To receive the exclusive card back you have to purchase the entire adventure for $24.99 before the official release date. Blizzard has not announced an exact release date, but Blackrock Mountain will be available sometime in April.

Macho Man and Stone Cold Join WWE Immortals Roster

NetherRealm Studios has updated WWE Immortals for WrestleMania Week. The update brings the game to version 1.2 and adds two new wrestlers. Macho Man Randy Savage and Stone Cold Steve Austin are now available as playable characters. Each wrestler comes with two playable varieties: Renegade and Macho King for Macho Man, and Icebound Watcher and Texas Rattlesnake for Stone Cold.

WWE Immortals

Players can now also compete for "ultra-rare" WrestleMania gear until April 2nd. Anyone who places in the top 50% on the leaderboards will receive "2-star WrestleMania Ticket Gear." The release notes also promise "Royal Challenges" are on the way.

Amazon Announces New Unlimited Cloud Storage Plans for Non-Prime Customers

Amazon today has extended its Cloud Drive service by offering two new paid storage plans. Previously Amazon's "Unlimited Photos" plan was only available to customers with a Prime subscription, but now anyone can store unlimited photos on Cloud Drive for only $11.99 per year. Amazon also unveiled its new "Unlimited Everything" plan, where users can store unlimited photos, movies, music and so on for $59.99 per year . Both services also come with a 3-month free trial.

Unlimited Everything Plan

Amazon's new cloud storage plans makes it one of the first big players in the crowded cloud-based storage market to offer unlimited plans to anyone. For example, Dropbox only offers unlimited storage through its pricier business plan, and Google does the same through its for Education program.


Skylanders Trap Team Tablet Starter Pack Only $20 is having a great sale on Skylanders starter packs for all three of the major consoles, the Nintendo 3DS and tablets. Right now you can nab everything you need to start playing Skylanders Trap Team on your iPad for only $19.99. That's 50% off the normal SRP. The Tablet Starter Pack includes: 1 wireless Traptanium Portal, 1 wireless game controller, 2 Skylanders figures, 2 traps, 1 trap collection tray, 5 AAA batteries and more.

Skylanders Trap Team Tablet Starter Pack

In case you've been living under a rock, Skylanders Trap Team is the fourth installment of the popular video game franchise from Activision. It is also the game that kicked off the trend of collectible NFC-enabled toys that has been giving parents across the world major headaches since 2011. The Skylanders video games and physical toys have been such a hit that the formula has been copied by Disney and Nintendo with its new line of "amiibo" action figures.


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