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Doctor Who: Legacy Available Now Free in the iOS App Store

Doctor Who: Legacy

Tiny Rebel Games LLC has released their Doctor Who title for iOS, Doctor Who: Legacy. It is available free on the iOS App Store (though the game is free, it does have in-game purchase options (i.e. you can purchase "time crystals")). The app is an universal app designed for both iPhone (and iPod touch) and iPad and it requires iOS 6 or later (therefore it will not work on the original iPad).

The following is their description of the game:

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Sonic Screwdriver? There's an App for That!

Now in the iOS App Store is the Doctor Who: Sonic Screwdriver (Official) (for iOS 5 or later). Is if it wasn’t already overused on the television series, now it’s available on our iPhone. It includes four 3D models of sonic screwdrivers and thankfully not just limited the last seven years. It gives you a choice of two kinds of backgrounds for your sonic screwdriver. One is “transparent” (thanks to the rear camera) which emulates holding the actual sonic screwdriver as it will pick up whatever background you are pointing your iOS device towards (pretty nifty, huh?). Of course it has various sonic screwdriver sounds (it wouldn’t be “sonic” otherwise). You can even shake the 11th Doctor’s model to extend it. Plus it’s a flashlight app as well (for those with a camera flash and who haven’t updated to iOS 7 which now has it built-in the OS, may find this feature handy). 

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Thank You, Steve

What a week it has been. Unless perhaps you have been off-world or visiting another time era all this past week, you know we lost Apple co-founder and former CEO, and great tech innovator and visionary, Steve Jobs.

It is a good chance that there wouldn't be a Doctor Who: Podshock show if it were not for Apple under the leadership of Steve Jobs making the iPod so ubiquitous across the world. It certainly wouldn't had been called "Podshock" at least ("iPod" begat "podcast" begat "Podshock"). Now in our seventh year, it has been produced from the beginning using Apple products as it is today.

Steve Jobs 1955-2011

Torchwood: Web of Lies - Free iOS App (for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch)

Torchwood: Web of LiesBBC Worldwide LTD has released a new iOS app, Torchwood: Web of Lies (App Store link) to coincide with the new Torchwood series,Torchwood: Miracle Day. It is a series of adventures presented in episodes within the app. The first free download gives you episode 1 of Torchwood: Web of Lies. Each week after coinciding with the new series there will be another new episode released (presumably sold as an in-app purchase). Each episode tells the story through animated graphics and gameplay. There will be 10 episodes in total, again mirroring the current series, Miracle Day.

It is a universal app so it will run natively on both the iPhone (and iPod touch) and iPad.

The following is their description for the app:

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Price Reduction for Doctor Who: The Mazes of Time for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch!

Mazes of Time

As previously reported, the Doctor Who iOS game, Doctor Who: The Mazes of Time debuted in the Apple App Store last December. There are two versions, one is for the iPhone and iPod touch, and an HD version for the iPad. Unfortunately, it is not a universal app, so you can either get the iPhone/iPod touch version and upscale it for the iPad, or alternatively get the HD version specifically for the iPad.

The prices in the US App store had been $3.99 and $4.99 respectively, but are NOW ONLY 99¢ each. So if you have been holding off purchasing this game for the iOS platform, now is the time (that includes myself). At this time, I don't know if this price reduction only pertains to the US iTunes App Store or if it is worldwide. Also I do not know if this is a permanent price reduction or a limited time sale.

Here is the link to the iPhone/iPod touch version: Doctor Who: The Mazes of Time - BBC Worldwide

Here is the link to the iPad HD version: Doctor Who: The Mazes of Time HD - BBC Worldwide

Doctor Who: Podshock Podcast Companion App Update Released

The Doctor Who: Podshock Podcast Companion App has been updated to version 1.1.1 and is now available in the iTunes App Store for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.

The update should address a bug that may had prevented you from seeing episodes (podcast episodes and exclusives) appearing on your screen on the iPad. A couple other bugs were addressed as well.

To learn more about the app, see: Podshock? There's an App for That!

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Sound That is Bigger on the Inside: The Speakal Doctor Who TARDIS Speaker Prototype [UPDATED]

Speakal TARDIS

This week is the annual CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas, which means there is a tremendous amount of tech related announcements coming out of the show. As often is the case, there is some crossover between tech and sci-fi. The Panasonic booth had a special "most impressive" (as they termed it) announcement of (pre-orders for) the Star Wars films coming to Blu-ray. I had heard there would be a TARDIS speaker system at the show, but didn't have much details on it. Engadget has come to the rescue (since I am not at the show myself) with this report of hands-on prototype of the new Speakal TARDIS speaker dock and Bluetooth speaker and IR remote control system.

I am assuming it will work with the iPhone as well as the iPod. The photos show an iPhone in the dock (a white at that). If the speakers are shielded enough to prevent GSM radio noise interference from the iPhone, it should work.

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[UPDATED] Doctor Who: The Mazes of Time Now Available for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch!

Mazes of Time

As previously reported, there is a new Doctor Who iOS game, Doctor Who: The Mazes of Time. It is now in the Apple App Store as of today. There are two versions, one is for the iPhone and iPod touch, and an HD version for the iPad. Unfortunately, it is not a universal app, so you can either get the iPhone/iPod touch version and upscale it for the iPad, or alternatively get the HD version specifically for the iPad.

The prices in the US App store are currently $3.99 and $4.99 NOW ONLY 99¢ each.

Here is the link to the iPhone/iPod touch version: Doctor Who: The Mazes of Time - BBC Worldwide

Here is the link to the iPad HD version: Doctor Who: The Mazes of Time HD - BBC Worldwide

A screenshot for the iPhone/iPod touch version

Mazes of Time for the iPhone

Doctor Who: The Mazes of Time - BBC Worldwide

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The Latest Sonic Newsdriver is Out for 10 December 2010

The latest episode of The Sonic Newsdriver has been released. Be warned, there is some singing in it. Sorry. It is sonic after all. As always, it contains selected Doctor Who related news for you to digest sonically. Short and sweet, just like a Jelly Baby -- only sonic. 

Enjoy.

Sonic Newsdriver (10 December 2010) -

The Sonic Newsdriver 20101210
Selected Doctor Who related news delivered sonically.
For Earth-date: Friday, the 10th of Dec. 2010

Happy Birthday Doctor Who-sein, Doctor Who Get Smart and Lancaster, BBC iPlayer? There's an App for That!, If Adventure Has Name..., We Have a Date for Christmas... Again, The Mazes Are Landing Soon, It's All About Triumph of Intellect and Romance over Brute Force and Cynicism, Doctor Who in 3D?, and more!

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DW Podshock App for International Podshock Supporting Subscribers

As mentioned in Doctor Who: Podshock (as well as here: DW Podshock App for Podshock Supporting Subscribers), if you are a current Podshock Supporting Subscriber, you can get a promo code for a free DW Podshock Podcast Companion App (iTunes link) for the iOS platform (iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch). Up until now, the codes from Apple were valid only in the US. 

As of today, the codes can now be redeemed through any App Store around the world. This is great news for our supporters outside of the US.

Quantities are limited. Therefore we are limited to what codes are available to us at any given time. If you are interested in getting the app for free and you are a supporting subscriber, please let us know.

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