Jetpack Joyride
iOS Game Review

On June 7, 2012, in Apps, Game, iOS, iPad, iPad 2, iPhone, iPod Touch, Review, by Mark Greentree

Jetpack Joyride
App Developer: Halfbrick Studios
Version Reviewed: 1.3.1
License: Free with in-app purchasing

Strap on that pack and go for the ride of your life.

Jetpack Joyride is the pinnacle of mobile gaming, and proves that simplicity in controls and concept can make for a perfect gaming experience.

You assume the role of Barry, a character whose single goal is to stay alive whilst breaking into a secret laboratory. It is not clear what Barry’s mission is, but staying out of harms way certainly consumes most of his time.

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iOS Gaming Comes Of Age

On December 22, 2011, in Features, Opinion, by Tim Robertson


I knew it was only a matter of time. Back when the iPhone was first released the only apps on the device was those created by Apple. It didn’t take the company long to roll out the ability for third party developers to create an ecosystem that would take the platform to new heights. And, obviously to everyone, it was video games that led the charge.

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iOSlicous
TechFan Podcast #60

On December 16, 2011, in Podcast, TechFan, by Tim Robertson


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Tim and David spend the entire episode on the iOS universe, with some recommendations on what to buy, and what NOT to buy, for our favorite handheld computing devices. 

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The Invasion of the GMen
Pocket Sized Podcast #38

On October 27, 2011, in Pocket Sized Podcast, Podcast, by The MyMac Podcast


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It’s a week of MyMac.com Podcast tomfoolery as many of the shows switch hosts! The Pocket-Sized Podcast was fortunate enough (though that should be taken with a grain of salt) to get Gaz and Guy, the GMen from the MyMac.com Podcast to cover his duties. For some reason, Guy talked about Sharepoint a Microsoft program, while Gaz being more sensible (another grain of salt is required here) talked about his new iPhone 4S. Samsung’s Dutch patent trolling got a bit of a talking to and just why the EU thinks that carrying two cables for iOS devices is better than one baffles them both. Guy knows why most Android devices will never be updated and both GMen are a little perplexed by the change in the name of the Macworld Expo to iWorld.

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