Feral Interactive today announced the release of Tropico for iPad, scheduled for a debut sometime „later this year.“ Originally published by Kalypso Media from Tropico 3 onwards, Feral noted that this will mark the first time Tropico has been ported to iPad.
Tropico is a city building game set on an island in the Caribbean, where the player takes on the role of the island’s dictator El Presidente as they build up the island’s infrastructure and manage its economy. This includes city building, issuing „edicts“ to the populace, creating monuments, and more. “With its delightful mix of strategy and tongue-in-cheek humour, the Tropico [...]
Facebook today announced three new mobile app features aimed at helping its users better „create and save memories,“ with a launch in India first and then rolling out to the global community „shortly thereafter“ (via The Verge).
The first feature allows photos and videos taken with Facebook’s in-app camera to be saved directly to a user’s Facebook account in the cloud, and not onto their device’s storage. This is aimed at the India market due to the popularity of cheaper entry-level devices in the country and their inherent storage limitations.
Image via The Verge These pictures and videos will only be visible to the user [...]
Target today launched its own payments platform, allowing customers to pay for purchases using a new Wallet feature in the dedicated Target app available on iOS and Android devices.
Target’s Wallet feature lets customers pay with their Target REDcard and get Cartwheel discounts and benefits all in one phone scan during checkout.
To use the feature, Target customers need to add a Target REDcard to the Wallet in the Target app. REDcard is Target’s store-branded credit card, which offers customers discounts on purchases.
When checking out, Target customers will need to open up the Target app, tap on Wallet, scan coupon barcodes and then scan the [...]
Google released version 2.0 of Motion Stills this week, bringing some notable improvements for frequent users of the app. For those unfamiliar with it, Motion Stills is designed to create unique GIFs from Live Photo images captured with iPhones that support the Apple camera feature. Users can add motion-tracked text overlays and emoji to their custom-framed creations and share them as a looping GIF to their favorite messaging app.
Previously, users of the app had to access their device’s photo library to add Live Photos to a Motion Still, but with version 2.0 it’s now possible to capture Live Photos and Motion Stills from within Google’s app. It’s [...]