New iOS Games and Apps of the Week: Avernum 3 and more

Puzzle Fighter

The third game in Spiderweb Software's RPG series Avernum has made its way to the iPad. Avernum 3: Ruined World is a fantasy adventure title with over 60 hours of gameplay. It includes an enormous world that evolves over time. Players can explore both an underworld and surface continent filled with bizarre monsters. The game features over 60 spells and battle disciplines, a multitude of beneficial character traits to choose from, over 100 towns and dungeons to explore, and over 100 side quests.

Avernum 3: Ruined World is available now on the App Store for $9.99.

Dropbox app updated with full-screen view and drag and drop feature

Dropbox Version 92.2

The Dropbox app for iOS has been updated with new iPad-specific features, including drag and drop, full-screen view for file names and grant access on the go.

Grant access on the go was added in version 90.2 in early April. It allows users to grant other users access to a file while on the go.

Apple launches new iPad and Apple Pencil ads in Turkey

After releasing the sixth-generation iPad geared towards the education market, Apple has released five new YouTube videos featuring what children can do with the Apple Pencil. The videos were uploaded to Apple's YouTube page in Turkey. Each video features art created by a different child on the iPad using the Apple stylus. The videos are narrated by each artist explaining the process behind their creations. The children range between 7 years old to 13. Check out the videos below:

How to enable Wi-Fi Calling on the iPad

Wi-Fi Calling

Wi-Fi Calling is great for the iPad since it allows you to make phone calls on your tablet without a cellular connection. You need to be running iOS 9.0 or later to use Wi-Fi calling on your iPad (or iPod touch). Before you get started, check that your carrier supports Wi-Fi Calling. Your iPad must also be signed in to iCloud and FaceTime with the same Apple ID you use on your iPhone. Now you can enable Wi-Fi calling on your iPad. Here's how:

Dungeon and Dragons clicker Idle Champions coming to tablets this spring

Codename Entertainment has announced that it is bringing Idle Champions of the Forgotten Realms to tablets in the second quarter of this year. Idle Champions is an officially licensed Dungeon & Dragons idle clicker. In the game, players assemble Champions from the D&D universe to team up and go on a variety of quests. The game features deep strategy for a clicker as players must find the right combination of Champions to take down groups of powerful monsters.

Should you buy an iPad 6 (2018)?

9.7-inch iPad (2018)

Is the sixth-generation iPad worth buying?

Typically it depends on what you're looking for when purchasing a new iPad, but when it comes to the sixth 9.7-inch iPad, or second "low-cost" iPad, it really comes down to one thing: speed. The 2018 model isn't much of an upgrade over the previous. The only real difference is the A10 processor, which makes the 2018 model 40 percent faster than the 2017 model. The new iPad is also equipped with Broadcom chips for Apple Pencil support. A feature not found on the previous model.

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery announced for April

Harry Potter: Hogwarts

There are two Harry Potter games planned for iOS devices this year. While we still don't know the release date for Niantic's AR version of the wizarding world, Jam City announced that its Harry Potter RPG will land on the App Store April 25th. Jam City also announced that the game will feature voice work by some of the original actors from the films.

iPad 6 earns a Repairability Score of 2 out of 10

iFixit has released its report on the education iPad, aka the iPad 6, and it has earned a 2 out 10 (10 is easiest to repair) on the Repairability scale.

The newly released 9.7-inch iPad is equipped with much of the same hardware found inside its predecessor, the original "low-cost" iPad (fifth-generation). The only differences between the two models are the A10 Fusion processor and Apple Pencil support. The tear down also revealed 2GB of RAM, the same Broadcom chips found in the 10.5- and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models, and a 32.9 Wh battery.


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