You Are Browsing App Reviews From October, 2008
StockRazor Serves Up Investment Info on the iPhone... For a Limted Time
Atlanta-based Ockham Research delivered its StockRazor to the App Store this week. It is the first mobile application to offer equity research ratings. The powerhouse firm with a research catalog of more than 55,000 companies will offer 80 new stock ideas a week to iPhone users.
Chimps Ahoy! Spooked! Last Chance for Halloween Fun
Halloween is here so you'd better hurry if you want to play any holiday-inspired games before it's too late. One of my favorites? Chimps Ahoy! Spooked! If you've followed AppCraver, then you know we love Chimps Ahoy!
Trancit App Makes the Screen Dance With Trippy Visualizations
If getting into the “zone” is your aim Trancit just might be the perfect solution. Developed by Ken Karakotsios, Trancit is a “trippy” visualization app that produces swirls and bubbles and other shapes using complex mathematical processes.
Mac vs. PC: This Time It's Personal
I've really enjoyed watching the escalating advertising campaigns by Microsoft and Apple. What started as a playful "I'm a Mac and I'm a PC" banter has turned into ads that actually seem to be speaking back and forth to each other.
Puzzllotto Winner Announced via Twitter
Gentlemen (and ladies) put down your iPhones. UnitedLemur.org announced a winner to their Puzzllotto game this afternoon via twitter. As of this writing the website does not reflect the announcement, but subject to verification it sounds like it's game over for those hoping to strike it rich with their puzzle-solving prowess.
rRootage is Easy Entertainment for Experienced Gamers
rRootage is truly visually spectacular. It is often hard to keep your eyes where they need to be in order to beat the game because of all the beautiful imagery going on toward the top of the screen. This makes the game twice as enjoyable.
WhitePages App Gives Broad Access to Contact Information — With a Few Extras
The entire White Pages can now fit into the palm of your hand. WhitePages.com delivers a powerful utility app with a seemingly unlimited number of electronic business and residential entries to the iPhone.
Collapse Chaos is Another Colorful Blockbuster for iPhone
Realnetworks' Collapse Chaos, is making moves in the App Store. This week it made the move down to $1.99. The app has been discounted for a “limited time,” no doubt to bring it into the hands of even more iPhone arcade game enthusiasts.
iPhone partner to deliver TV Tuner to Japanese users
Earlier today, Apple’s exclusive Japanese mobile carrier Softbank announced it will sell a TV tuner add-on for the iPhone. The TV tuner add-on for this handset is a noticeably missing feature from the already technologically sophisticated Japanese cell phone market.
Topple is Tetris with Way More Personality
Ngmoco brings Topple to the iPhone with an updated and wildly modern new look. The recently released Topple is a throw back to the 1980's video game "Tetris" and even older board game of the same name.
Gift Idea: iPod Cufflinks!
Slightly dated (I would prefer iPhone cufflinks), but for $16 a great stocking stuffer.
Tap Tap Revenge: Nine Inch Nails Edition Takes the Stage
First announced back in September, the special NIN edition of Tap Tap Revenge featuring music "hand picked by Trent Reznor himself" is now available in the App Store. The NIN-branded app offers players 16 tracks from the last two Nine Inch Nails albums, The Slip and Ghosts I-IV.
Big Oven delivers 250,000 Recipes in Free App
If you like to cook, you might want to check out the free app from "Big Oven" an interactive Recipe site which boasts over 250,000 recipes. The Big Oven iPhone App, which allows you to create and upload your own recipes as well as tap into the recipe database stands out mainly by the sheer amount of content, and not necessarily the quality.
Snow Patrol Releases Original "Origami" App
In conjunction with their latest CD, "A Hundred Million Suns," Snow Patrol ("Chasing Cars", "Run"...) released their new app Snow Patrol Interactive Booklet containing the lyrics to the song in interactive, origami-like packages that you open with your fingers.
Trip Cubby the mileage app
Trip Cubby may have nothing to do with animals but it is a bear of an application. It’s a fully functional utility application that allows users to track their billable mileage for deductions and expenses.