Posts byJames Kittredge

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Hospital Havoc 2 Review

If you enjoy watching ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ but lament its lack of zombies and graverobbing, we daresay that Hospital Havoc 2 might be just the game for you. In short, it lives up to its name and provides a chaotic, darkly humorous take on the time management genre. (more…)

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Exhaust Thing HD iPad Review

I know what you’re thinking: the App Store is sorely missing games that entertain with an eye towards preserving our planet’s precious natural resources. If that sounds like you, Fencing Flea has created Exhaust Thing: a fast and frenzied “rotate-and-tap” puzzler about the grim future of our ozone layer. Unfortunately, a clever premise and a delightful art style isn’t enough to salvage a game that’s just not all that enjoyable. (more…)

    Padvance Report: iPad 2 Unboxing, News App Roundup, and GarageBand

    With the Apple faithful basking in the afterglow of a successfull iPad 2 launch, it was a good week to be a member of the Cult of Cupertino. In this week’s Padvance Report, we get some hands-on-time with the new tablet, and check out several high profile new apps. (more…)

      Padvance Report: Netflix Updated, iOS 4.3 Arrives, and iPad 2 Lands

      In the wake of last week’s announcement of the next iPad iteration, the Apple faithful have been eagerly preparing for launch date, which will be upon us by the time you read this. Join us in today’s Padvance Report for a look back on this week’s tablet and app update news. (more…)

        Padvance Report: Welcome to the Year of iPad 2!

        Not that it comes as a big shock to anyone who had been following the rumor mill leading up to this week’s announcement, but Apple’s new baby is here (or at least it will be on the 11th). Of course, we here at Padvance were excited to cover the unveiling this week. In this week’s Padvance Report, we take stock of what we know about the new tablet and examine a few apps designed to make your digital life just a little bit easier. (more…)

          Padvance Report: App Store Subscriptions, Drawing Pad, and Opera Mini

          Well, folks, the mounting rumors of the past couple of weeks may have been, at least for a time, simply sound and fury, signifying nothing. One significant announcement aside, this has been a relatively quiet week for the plucky iPad, but Padvance has still been on the case. In this week’s report, we take a look back at Apple’s recently announced App Store subscription model and a look forward at some exciting apps on the horizon. (more…)

            Padvance Report: The Daily, iPad Joysticks, and iPad 3

            The iPhone is now on Verizon, a new iPad (or maybe two) are on the way, and, by all accounts, the MacBook Pro line is headed for a major overhaul. Apple no longer seems content with letting updates and announcements leak out in dribs and drabs. In today’s report, we take a look back at a week of expectation and speculation, talking about what the past 7 days have meant for our favorite tablet. (more…)

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            Panopticon iPad Review

            Puzzles, a Steampunk aesthetic, and the game of Twister don’t necessarily go together like peanut butter and jelly, but Quokka Studios has somehow managed to combine all three into Panopticon, an iPad-only game that is as devilish in its required contortions as it is clever in its design. (more…)

              Padvance Report: The Daily, Samsung Galaxy, and Toontastic

              With a new iOS release on the horizon and speculation about the iPad 2 reaching fever pitch, the Apple rumor mill went into full effect this week. In this week’s Padvance report, we take a look back at the week that was and look forward to a new dawn for our favorite gadget. (more…)

                Padvance Report: The Daily, Agile Messenger, and New iOS Features

                As the release of iOS 4.3 approaches, the Apple faithful turn their attention back to their favorite tablet. In this edition of the report, we take a look at a few of the possible new features we’ve covered this week. (more…)