iBooks Author Textbooks Coming to iPhone

iBooks Author

iOS 8.4 will bring Apple's iBooks Author created textbooks to the iPhone for the first time, according to 9to5Mac. Twitter user Teddy Svoronos discovered today that iBooks textbooks are now accessible on an iPhone running iOS 8.4. These textbooks were only available on the iPad or Mac before the release of the third iOS 8.4 beta on Monday.

'Duet' iPhone and Apple Watch dock closes in on Kickstarter goal

Duet Apple Watch and iPhone Dock

If you're still hunting for the perfect Apple Watch dock you may want to check Kickstarter. Matthew and Mark McLachlan are currently less than $5,000 away from funding their 'Duet' Apple Watch charging stand. The Duet promises to "simplify" your charging experiencing by offering an easy way to charge both your Apple Watch and iPhone.

New iPad Games and Apps of the Week: Zombie goats and more


Coffee Stain Studios has released GoatZ to the Apple App Store. GoatZ is an expansion for Goat Simulator on Steam, but it has been released as a standalone app for iOS and Android. The game combines two of the most popular genres in gaming -- zombies and goat simulations. Coffee Stain describes it as the possibly their dumbest creation with mandatory crafting and lots of bugs. GoatZ is available for $4.99. Goat Simulator has also been reduced to $1.99 on the App Store.

Legend of Grimrock now available for the iPad

Legend of Grimrock

Developer Almost Human has released its first person dungeon crawler Legend of Grimrock to the App Store. The iPad version, which has been in closed beta for a few months, is now available to download for $4.99.

Legend of Grimrock was originally released to Windows and OS X in 2012. The game was well received by both critics and gamers upon its release, and it spawned a sequel in 2014.

Rumored 12-inch iPad Pro to have NFC, Force Touch and more

JoyFactory Monet iPad Stylus

The rumored 12-inch iPad, dubbed the "iPad Pro," will allegedly ship with NFC, Force Touch, a USB-C connector and a pressure-sensitive Bluetooth stylus, according to Apple Insider.

The addition of an NFC radio in the iPad will not be for Apple Pay like the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, because it would be silly to wave your 12-inch tablet at an Apple Pay terminal. Instead the NFC will be available to easily pair wireless accessories to the iPad.

Zombie Goat Simulator Coming to iOS on Thursday


If you've been wishing for a video game where you can craft items and fight zombies as a goat then today is your lucky day. Coffee Stain Studios has just released a trailer to Goatz -- the first zombie goat simulator. Goatz is an expansion to the popular Goat Simulator on Steam, but it will also be released as a standalone app for iOS devices on May 7.

Apple Adds Two More Channels to Apple TV Before Rumored Refresh


Apple has been trying to make Apple TV more attractive to customers by reducing its price to $69.99, and by adding new channels like TED and Tastemade. The company also landed an exclusive deal with HBO to carry HBO NOW until July, and added several sports channels starting with Sports Illustrated's 120 SPORTS in January. Today Mac Rumors noticed CBS Sports and USA NOW have also been added to the Apple TV lineup.

New iPad games and apps of the week: Jurassic World: The Game and more

Hearthstone The Hidden Laboratory

The fifth and final wing of the single-player Hearthstone adventure Blackrock Mountain opened on Thursday. The new wing takes players through Nefarian's Hidden Laboratory full of twisted technology and experimental monstrosities. Players will have to defeat the Omnotron Defense System, Maloriak and Nefarian to unlock the final reward cards for Blackrock Mountain. You can learn more about The Hidden Laboratory and Hearthstone at battle.net.


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