Spiderweb Software announced in February that the third title in its rebooted RPG series, Avernum, was coming to the iPad. This week the company announced that Avernum 3: Ruined World will officially land on the App Store on April 18th.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
Epic Games announced that the invite period for Fortnite on iOS is officially over. The developer Tweeted on Monday, "no invite needed – Fortnite is now open everywhere on iOS. Grab your friends and jump in now!”
After being in beta for quite some time, Marvel Strike Force is finally available on the Apple App Store. The free-to-play RPG includes 70 playable Marvel superheroes and villains (including Wolverine), iconic locations like the S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier, 5v5 turn-based combat, and the ability to upgrade your characters to build the ultimate "squad." Players can battle through multiple modes with Iron Man, Captain America, Loki, Elektra, Dr. Strange and more.
It takes a bit of know-how to navigate online customer reviews, especially when it comes to video games. You have to read a few comments before you can decide if a game's overall score is warranted. R.B.I. Baseball 18 is currently getting torn apart in the customer review section of the Apple App Store, and everyone seems to agree that the game is a hot mess. Plagued with several issues the game's negative 2.1 rating seems to be well earned. Lots of users are also lamenting the fact they did not listen to the reviews and still purchased the game.
Yesterday, Apple announced its second "low cost" iPad during its education event in Chicago. The new iPad is available now through apple.com, at Apple retail stores and Apple Authorized Resellers, like B&H and Best Buy. It boasts an A10 Fusion chip with embedded M10 coprocessor making it 40-percent faster with 50 percent faster graphics performance than the previous 9.7-inch model.