Electric Hands Software are Grzegorz Adam Hankiewicz and Aritz Albaizar developing software for the iPod and iPhone. For any kind of query, don’t hesitate to contact us.
What good are Christmas for? To buy gifts! I was meaning to buy my father an iCADE but they don’t ship them to Spain. Even better, I found the amazing iControlPad, a bluetooth controller with even more features.
Submarine Hunt is a very simple game and doesn’t really need specific gamepad controls, but it’s just so cool! Version 1.2.2 fixes some bugs and adds in game iControlPad support. In game support means that you can use the iControlPad to move your ship, shoot depth charges and pause the game. But menu control is not possible yet.
Rewriting the menu system to work with keyboard requires much more than simply reading control input because all the onscreen menus require a movable focus for the user, and this requires graphics and adaptation to situations where the menus are not linear, and other inconveniences. It would take us much longer to do this, so we released this version first. Enjoy!
We are putting Submarine Hunt again on the US app store, but not the lite version, which seems to be the problem with Lodsys patents.
Recently patent trolls have started to attack iOS/Android developers. Their reaction has been to withdraw their software from the US app store. As software developers we believe that software patents stifle innovation and are wrong at many levels. We don’t have any financial or legal power to answer to lawsuits. Therefore, we have removed Submarine Hunt from the US app store, because it contained a button which allowed users to go to the app store and buy the full version. Lodsys' broad patent seems to include that too as innovation.
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