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Game of Dice is now available on Facebook Gameroom

Posted by 148Apps Staff on October 26th, 2016
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

After celebrating its anniversary in style with a brand new update, there’s even more excitement in store for Game of Dice has after just being launched on Facebook Gameroom.

A relatively new platform, Facebook Gameroom has been designed for PC gaming on Windows (Windows 7 and above). No longer are Game of Dice’s gorgeous anime graphics restricted to just your mobile screens, but now they can be fully appreciated on the full resolution of your desktop monitors too.

A huge perk to playing on Facebook Gameroom that you’ll notice right off the bat is the superior network connection - so you’ll no longer have your gaming experience constantly hampered by a drop in connectivity.

For those of you already playing the mobile version of Game of Dice, you’ll also be pleased to hear that you can enjoy the seamless gaming experience provided by Gameroom simply by logging in to Facebook, courtesey of Gameroom’s fantastic cross platform feature.

On top of that, if you feel like picking up some nifty in-game items, you can also enter JoyCity’s special launching event. All it takes to enter is to post a screenshot of the game along with your review of playing it on Gameroom on your Facebook feed, and you can put yourself in with a chance of winning 100 gems and a a ★6 Skill card.

So if you want to take a turn around the board, head on over to the Gameroom right now to play Game of Dice.

This article is sponsored as part of Steel Media Preferred Partner's.

How to send money to a friend with the Facebook app

Posted by Nick Tylwalk on June 29th, 2016

Facebook is already a lot of things to a lot of people. It's a social network, sure, but also a tool for catologing memories, chatting with friends, and much more.

What isn't as well known yet is that Facebook would like to become a player in the peer-to-peer payment space, meaning that it wants to leverage its already massive network of users and have them start sending money to each other through its app. The service has been available in the Messenger app for a while, but now it's possible to either send or receive money starting in the Facebook app itself (with some caveats, which we'll get to shortly).

Why heavy Facebook users need to download Moments before 7 July

Posted by Nick Tylwalk on June 10th, 2016

Every time one of Facebook's apps races up the App Store charts, there's usually a reason for it. For Messenger, it was because Facebook disabled the ability to respond to messages within the company's primary app, meaning anyone who wanted to keep in touch with friends and family that way needed the dedicated Messenger app.

The Moments app has experienced a recent surge in popularity in its own right, but due to a slightly different cause. In short, anyone who uses Facebook heavily for photo-sharing and uses the social network on both desktop and mobile is going to want to download Moments before the end of the first week of July.

LINE Review

+ Universal & Apple Watch App - Designed for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch
By Jennifer Allen on June 2nd, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: VARIED MESSAGING
LINE wants to be the Swiss Army Knife of messaging apps.
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PicsArt Makes Sharing Even More Fun With a New Update

Posted by Jessica Fisher on May 7th, 2015
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

PicsArt, the photo editing and collaboration app, has an exciting new update that expands the #freetoedit tag to Facebook along with the ability to create timelapse videos of work, as well as a few other new features.

Put Your thumb Away and Stop Hitchhiking, Hitch-A-Ride Now Live on the App Store

Posted by Jessica Fisher on April 8th, 2015
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad

Hitch-A-Ride is a social media app that lets you connect with other people going your way. You can either use your own contacts or expend your horizons and accept rides from new friends as you carpool to your desired drop off.

Hitch-A-Ride requires you to sign-in to your Facebook account so there's less worry about getting in the car with a stranger (always say no if they offer you candy). If you decide to be a driver you can even make a few extra bucks picking up Hitch-A-Ride customers. The app saves you time and money by letting you carpool instead of having to catch costly cabs or call car services.

You can Hitch-A-Ride for free on the App Store now.

Kinkle Review

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Monica Stevens on February 26th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: A KINKLE IN TIME
Kinkle is design-savvy but, like other upstarts in this space, lacking content.
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Carde Review

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Jennifer Allen on January 30th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: PHOTO HEAVY NETWORKING
Carde is a handy way to consolidate the photos of many social networks, but it does have limitations.
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Rowl Review

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Monica Stevens on January 28th, 2015
Our rating: starstarhalfstarblankstarblankstar :: MISSING MORE THAN A G
Do we really need another social network? Does the question even need to be asked anymore?
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The Adorable Bubble-Popping Dragons are Back in Bust-a-Move Islands

Posted by Jessica Fisher on January 16th, 2015
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: STEADY POPPING :: Read Review »

Gumi, Inc. has launched Bust-A-Move Islands, a new match-3 puzzle adventure in pretty much the same vein as the rest of the series. The app sports some exceedingly cute dragons called Bub and Bob, who adventure across fantasy islands popping bubbles and trying to find a cure for the evil warlock’s spell. Bust-A-Move Islands has over 200 puzzles to keep you popping like mad.

You can also play against your friends on Facebook and challenge them to see who is the best popper. To aid you in your bubbly quest you'll get special bubbles including the Super Bubble, Bubble Plus, and Bomb Bubble Boosts. Just watch out for dangers like Snake Bubble, Skull Bubble, Rocks, and Blocks. There's so many bubbles I can't handle it!

You can bubble download Bust-A-Move Islands for free on the App Store.

King Announces its Newest "Saga" - Diamond Digger Saga

Posted by Jessica Fisher on August 21st, 2014

Diamond Digger Saga, by King Digital Entertainment, promises to be another addictive, adorable game in the "Saga" line.

Players will get to control Diggy, a cute little guy with a glowing deedlybop on his head. Diggy mines the lands of Diamond Dale, Turquoise Meringue, and others in search of hidden treasures with help from his friends Moustache Pistache, Orange Owl, Jolly Joyphant, and Jiggly Jiraffe. Players will need to match gems and clear paths to advance through the game.

“Having already launched Diamond Digger Saga on Facebook, we’re so excited to be bringing this charming, yet challenging digger adventure to mobile devices,” says Tommy Palm, Games Guru at King, “We think players will love all aspects of this game, from the fun gameplay modes to the delightful characters, to the bright and colorful graphics. We can’t wait for fans of our games to start their mobile digging!”

Diamond Digger Saga will be available soon for free download on the App Store.

Pyramid Solitaire Saga Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jennifer Allen on July 7th, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: FREEMIUM SOLITAIRE
The popular Facebook card game comes to iOS and it's a fun if restrictive ride.
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Parking Mania's Lot Just Expanded with a 2.0 Update

Posted by Blake Grundman on June 26th, 2014
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad

For those still wanting to indulge their inner desires for more mobile driver's education, Parking Mania has a treat for you! Almost five years after the title's original release, the game has finally made the jump to version 2.0!

Talk about adding value; the newest update includes an additional 45 levels. This brings the game to a grand total of 175 stages of vehicular navigating madness. But that's not all! This update revamps many other aspects of the game including the visuals, some of the core mechanics, and the inclusion of a leaderboard system that links up with your Facebook friends list.

Parking Mania is available now as an iPhone-focused app for $0.99.

Facebook for iPad Update Will Add Section for Games, Trending Topics

Posted by Ellis Spice on June 18th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar :: ESSENTIAL SOCIAL NETWORKING :: Read Review »

Facebook has announced an upcoming update for the Facebook for iPad app, with the main new feature being the introduction of a new channel for games and entertainment within the app for American users. This channel will be found in the new right-hand column when the iPad is used in landscape mode, and will provide users with a selection of iPad games they already play, which can be started up from within the app, and other games they may want to play according to their popularity with the user's friends and the whole of Facebook.

This new right-hand column will also feature birthdays and events alongside sections for trending topics, which will display the most talked-about topics on Facebook at the time, and trending videos, which will display videos popular with the user's demographic.

The Facebook for iPad app is available for free on the App Store now.

4 Snaps Review

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Lee Hamlet on May 9th, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: SNAP HAPPY
Could 4 Snaps be the next big thing in social gaming? Most definitely.
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