Category: games

I look at the Games for iPad. iPad Games reviews the games of iPad – whether Candy Crush Saga, Clash of Clans, Tiger Woods Golf, Ultima Forever and many other games. Host Jeff Powers looks at all the games for your iPad.

Why Ingress for iOS is Best Suited for Your iPad

https://archive.org/download/Ipad365-2014/Geekazine-iPad365WhyIngressWorksBestOnYourIPad275.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download (305.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSToday, Google announced one of their flagship games is now available for iOS devices. Ingress by Google, Inc. is an augmented reality massively multiplayer online pervasive game created by Niantic Labs, a startup within Google. The game allows you to head to locations and place your marks down to keep the portals within your team. There are two teams – The “Enlightened” Green team and the “Resistance” Blue team. You basically pick a side, then find portals – which are usually landmarks around the city –...

Megapolis – Building Cities on Your iPad

http://media.techpodcasts.com/geekazine/p/media.techpodcasts.com/ipad365/p/blip.tv/file/get/Geekazine-iPad365MegapolisBuildCitiesOnTheIPad117.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSToday, we’re taking a look at another Sim game in Megapolis by Social Quantum. This one seems to match a Sim City or Zynga’s CityVille feel. Your task – simply build a virtual city to attract people and control the infrastructure. You start with a decent amount of coins and some megabucks – both with in-app purchase options starting at .99 cents. When you play Megapolis, you start by building some residential areas, adding markets and wind turbines, then collecting on what was built. Alice, who’s...

What’s Coming in iOS8

https://archive.org/download/Ipad365-2014/Geekazine-iPad365WhatsComingInIOS8734.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download (967.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSToday we are going to take a look at iOS8. Now last week Apple announced at the WWDC conference the new iOS for iPhone, iPod, and iPad. Those devices not making the list would include your iPhone, iPhone 3G, 3GS and 4. 5th generation iPod touch and all models of iPad EXCEPT the iPad v.1 will allow for iOS 8 to be installed. First of all, you won’t be seeing the OS until about September when new devices will also be announced. What Apple does is...

Family Guy: Quest for Stuff, Jabra ROX Bluetooth Headset

https://archive.org/download/Ipad365-2014/Geekazine-iPad365FamilyGuyTheQuestForStuffJabraROXBluetoothHead381.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download (306.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSFamily Guy – the Quest for Stuff is a game based on the popular show. In the story, Peter has completely destroyed Quahog after the Epic battle between Peter and Ernie the Giant Chicken. Peter realizes his mistake just a little too late and makes it up by rebuilding the town. In order for him to do that, he will have to enlist the help of his friends and family. Instead of it taking a “Habitat for Humanity” approach, the characters have to do special tasks...

Your iPad Can Smell with Cartamundi

https://archive.org/download/Ipad365-2014/Geekazine-iPad365YourIPadCanSmellWithCartamundi226.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download (382.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWhile at SXSW, I ran into a company that is working on cards that you use with your iPad. Cartamundi has some project cards where you place, tap the sequential numbers, and the “sticker” shows up on the scene. We placed a series of smurfs on the screen, which we could easily remove with a tap. The next type of card was a 3D visor. You move the card around the iPad and it finds hidden items. Once you uncover the items, they show up on...

Mini Ninjas Invade iPad, iPhone, Android

https://archive.org/download/Ipad365-2014/Geekazine-iPad365MiniNinjasForIPad470.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download (191.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSEver since the introduction of the gyroscope on iPads, there have been endless running games that make you tilt your iPads to work. Therefore, it’s nice to get a game every now and then that doesn’t rely on that functionality. Case in point – Mini Ninjas by SQUARE ENIX INC. This game has two basic controls – Jump/scale and attack. Mini Ninjas is also a kid-friendly game – no gratuitous blood or violence beyond the attack. Your job is to avoid obstacles, attack enemies, and gain coins...

Benefits of Keeping Your iPad 1?

http://media.techpodcasts.com/geekazine/p/media.techpodcasts.com/ipad365/p/s3.amazonaws.com/iPad365/iPad365-267-ipad1-720.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download (123.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSFirst of all, I would like to thank Jack and Carol Ellis. They sent me their 1st generation iPad because they knew I could use it on the show. Future episodes will include segments called “Will it Run on iPad 1” – highlighting everything you still can do with the first generation iPad. With this episode, I would like to reintroduce you to the iPad that started it all. Is it worth keeping, or should you get rid of it? What the 1st Gen iPad Can...

How to Bring Back Old iPad Apps You Removed

http://media.techpodcasts.com/geekazine/p/media.techpodcasts.com/ipad365/p/s3.amazonaws.com/iPad365/iPad365-266-Bring-Back-Apps-720.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download (89.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSI have gone through 4 iPads – the first two I had to take off apps all the time, because they were 16 GB models. Even with the 32 GB iPad Air, I still find myself taking apps off to save space. Best part is I can bring all those apps back. Free or paid. Do I have to Re-Buy an iPad app? No. It’s yours until the app is no longer in the app store. However, in-app purchases may or may not be there, depending on...

Call of Duty – Strike Team First Person Shooter on iPad

http://media.techpodcasts.com/geekazine/p/media.techpodcasts.com/ipad365/p/s3.amazonaws.com/iPad365/iPad365-264-Call-of-Duty-Strike-Team-720.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download (54.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSFor 2014, I start iPad365 with a bang. Well, a first-person shooter in Call of Duty®: Strike Team by Activision. This is a great game to show off the graphic capabilities of the iPad Air. With Call of Duty, you can use – or turn off – the built-in accelerometer functions to move your character around. You can also swipe to turn for faster movements. The left side of the ipad will allow you to move forward, and the series of options let you chose weapons, call your...

10 Best iPad Apps of 2013

http://media.techpodcasts.com/geekazine/p/media.techpodcasts.com/ipad365/p/s3.amazonaws.com/iPad365/iPad365-263-top-10-2013-720.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download (177.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSLets take a look back at the iPad apps that are not only useful for many, but I find I use everyday. These apps help me do business, play, learn and much more. Honorable Mentions: Not all apps made the list. I also play Clash of Clans and Snoopy’s Street Fair. For Business apps, I also use iMovie, Evernote, and Prezi 10. DuoLingo It’s the app of the year. I found it to be pretty productive in learning a language. Jennifer uses it a lot. You can choose between...