More than 25 percent of all YouTube watching happens on mobile devices. Because of this Google got a lot of complains about their YouTube app that did not support the iPhone 5 display and the iPad. However, Google has just updated their YouTube app for iOS and now supports the iPhone 5 display and the iPad. The update also comes with the ability to stream videos over AirPlay to the Apple TV or other enabled devices more easily. Videos are also said to start faster and play more smoothly. Google has also improved VoiceOver support for those with visual impairments. » Google Updated YouTube For iOS, Now Supports iPad & iPhone 5
6 December is a day a lot of iOS gamers are looking forward to. It is the day that Rockstar will release Grand Theft Auto: Vice City for iOS and Android with a price tag of $4.99, to celebrating the 10-year anniversary of Vice City. Today, they have published a gameplay trailer. Check out the trailer after the break. » Rockstar Posts First Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Trailer
As most of you know by now, Apple has dropped the YouTube app from the list of pre-loaded stock Apps in iOS 6. Google already released a stand-alone YouTube app which can be downloaded here. But today I would like to introduce you to something different, Jasmine. Jasmine is a fast, full-featured YouTube client for iOS, is compatible with the iPhone 5 and Retina iPad and can be downloaded here for free. » Jasmine: A Minimalist & Full Featured YouTube Client For iOS
Rockstar games has just announced that Grand Theft Auto: Vice City 10th Anniversary Edition will launch for iOS via the App Store and Android through Google Play on December 6th, with both versions priced at $4.99.
This 10th Anniversary Edition brings the full experience of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City to mobile devices, with native high-resolution graphics and several enhancements unique to the iOS and Android platforms including updated character models and lighting effects, new and more precise firing and targeting options, a fully customizable control layout and native support for Retina display devices.
Vice City will work on the iPad, iPhone 4, 4S & 5, iPod touch 4th & 5th Generation. After the break you can find a full list of compatible phones and tablets. » Grand Theft Auto: Vice City For iOS To Be Launched On December 6th
The Next Web reports that the Cupertino company has approved more than 1 million apps in the last four years, The Next Web points to a tweet by Appsfire, saying “Breaking: today will mark the day the App store has seen 1 million apps ever created since launch (iOS).”. » More Than 1 Million Apps Approved In App Store
Niantic Labs “Google Smartphone App Team” released a new multiplayer gaming platform for mobile users that turns your real-world location into a virtual world. The game is called “Ingress” and uses a built-in scatter map technology to add a virtual layer to the real world, it leads you to real statues and landmarks to continue the game. In the game a strange energy has been discovered by European scientists and must be controlled before it controls you. Check out the video after the break for a cool impression of “Ingress”. » Google Launches Real Life Game Called “Ingress”
The Wall Street Journal reports that Google is still working on a standalone mapping application for iOS and is moving closer to submitting the app to the App Store. “Google has distributed a test version of its new mapping app that will work on Apple’s iPhones and iPads to some individuals outside the company, said a person with direct knowledge of the matter. Google has been putting the finishing touches on the app before submitting it for approval to the Apple iTunes store, this person said, though it is unclear exactly when that will happen.” Apple switched from Google to its own in-house Maps app in iOS 6. » Google Moving Closer to Submitting Maps App for iOS