Welcome to the first weekly round up post, where we will go over the posts from the week and recap any awesome news that may have happened as well. This week we have highlights for Eastern Europe’s gaming conference Casual connect, an unbelievable deal on PowerSkin’s PoP’n Battery Pack for Cyber Monday, a video demonstration of an iOS 8.1.1 untethered jailbreak for 30-pin devices only and much more.
Monday November 17th
The Casual Games Association, a world-wide organization for the video games industry that hosts the Casual Connect conferences, has finally ended after a fun and eventful successful show at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Belgrade. Those that missed our coverage last week can check out the full archive here along with photos here and here. Earlier in the year we attended Casual Connect USA which took place in San Francisco. The full archive of our coverage for that event can be seen here.
PowerSkin, makers of the PoP’n 2 iPhone 6 battery charger, have announced a pretty awesome Cyber Monday deal where consumers can purchase the popular PoP’n battery pack for only a penny, plus $7.99 for shipping and handling. Currently, these battery packs are available for both Android phones as well as the iPhone 4 and 5 for prices ranging between $49.99 and $59.99.
Independent game studio, Lima Sky, has teamed up with Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment to develop their latest iOS title, Doodle Jump DC Super Heroes. The first installment, now available for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, features the classic “jump ‘em up” gameplay of Doodle Jump combined with Batman and his famous Rogues’ Gallery. We’re told that future updates will include other super heroes from DC Comics like Superman and Wonder Woman, as well as their nemeses.
Tuesday November 18th
After much anticipation Ubisoft has finally announced that Valiant Hearts: Dogs of War, the interactive comic book inspired by the Valiant Heartsuniverse, is now available for free to all Valiant Hearts: The Great War owners on iOS devices as an update. Valiant Hearts: The Great War tells the story of four lives crossed with tragedy and triumph during The Great War which is also available to download on the PC, XBOX, and Play Station.
Thursday November 20th
Known for programs like P0sixspwn and Sn0wbreeze, iH8Sn0w has recently demoed a completely untethered jailbreak for iOS 8.1.1. Despite Apple saying they patched these security flaws in their latest update to iOS 8, this seems to be more so hardware related than anything. This jailbreak iH8Sn0w shows in the video above only works on 30-pin connectors and not devices that use the Lightning cable. So with that being said, if this jailbreak ever becomes publicly available, it will only be for the iPad 2, iPad 3 and iPhone 4S. For now though, we’ll keep you updated if we hear work of anything new.
Friday November 21st
Crescent Moon, well known for their hit iOS role-playing game Ravensword, have recently announced a brand new sci-fi RPG that is set to release later this year. Dubbed Exiles: Far Colony, the game places players on a massive landscape in a remote planet where they must uncover dark secrets inside a corrupted colony. In the game, players can operate giant mechs and hover bikes and handle a wide range of weapon like rocket launchers, blaster rifles, mines, and more to defeat enemies. As of now this is all the information we have available, however, we’ll keep you updated as time progresses.
If you’re a wallpaper enthusiast like me then this going to be the tweak for you. SnooScreens, developed by Milo Darling, lets you cycle a bunch of different wallpapers based on conditions you set by Activator. This is his first paid tweak that’s been submitted to one of the default Cydia repos, so it’s going to take some time to get released since he has to go through the approval process. But that said, it should be out within the next few days as he submitted it about 4 days ago and will be $0.99 in the BigBoss repo.
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