App Store Boner? a Hands Heater – a bomb in your pocket

Back when the iDevice got hot’n bothered with the opening of the App Store, there was no shortage of flashlight apps. The new genre of utility illuminated keyholes, brightened up bedroom ceilings, and drained iDevice batteries. a Hands Heater is worse. If it does work, it must keep the iDevice CPU busy – very busy. Typical 3D-heavy games barely rise the iDevice’s temp, but they cannot defrost fingers. In order for a Hands Heater to really do its job, it has to do a LOT more than a graphics-heavy game. And, in order for it to take effect, it needs two things: time and battery, both of which it will drain faster than any other ‘utility’.

A trip to its iTunes page reveals that most if not ALL of its 5-star ratings are shill accounts. Partisan reviews at the App Store are still a cancer on the market and a sad indication of how Apple don’t get it. Sure, shut down sexually titled apps like iWobble, but let shilling run rampant in market. That’s the App Store I’m proud of!

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a Hands Heater states that it is a gimmick – and won’t heat your iPhone too much. Assumptions that it doesn’t work well aside, let me give you a better idea: play a graphics-intense 3D game – warm up that way. If you NEED the innards of a radiator spanning your screen, buy a Hands Heater. But, supposing this app does what it is supposed to and that Apple missed its implications and the danger involved, watch out.

If a joke, the iDevice isn’t the best platform to incite laughter, especially involving heat.

App Description

Are you a little cold ? Turn your device into a heater thanks to this app. Hands Heater will quickly warm your hands. Day after day, it will improve your daily life.

This application is able to quickly generate a heat wave, hot enough to warm your hands and your body. Easier to carry than a real heating device, it’s really useful when you’re waiting for your train, bus or if you are staying in a cold place. Let Hands Heater change your life this winter !

- Hot interface for your eye’s pleasure.
- Works on all iPhone and iPod touch, all versions.
- Do not use Internet
- Produces no sound for maximum discretion!
- This is a gimmicky application, everything is made to ensure your iPhone isn’t heating too much for obvious security reason.

Obviously, don’t expect the heat produced by a real heating. The key is to warm your hands properly and keep you warm as soon as possible.

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