You Are Browsing App Reviews From November, 2008

Buy World Wiki + Factbook on the App Store

World Wiki Has All the Facts and Anthems Too

All geography students, fact lovers, travelers, or state department employees will love World Wiki Plus, the fact app that provides detailed demographic information on almost 250 countries around the world. Like the recently reviewed World Countries, World Wiki Plus's source for information is the CIA's world factbook as well as Wikipedia and a very clean and well-arranged interface make this app a pleasure to use.

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Buy Lemonade Stand on the App Store

Lemonade Stand Won't Leave You Thirsty

Should you raise the price of your glasses and drop the amount of signs, or maybe lower the cost and make more glasses? This is the simple beauty of Lemonade Stand by Maverick Software that will bring you back over and over again.

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Buy f/8 DoF Calculator on the App Store

f/8 Lets You Be on the Spot and Ready to Shoot Great Photos

If you're passionate about photography and have the gear to match, then you'll find Bitwerkz's f/8 to your liking. If you don't, you won't. f/8 is a simple app with a sophisticated purpose: It helps you calculate depth of field (DOF).

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Buy Custom Sounds of Nature (SALE) on the App Store

Custom Sounds of Nature: Choose How to Relax

Creating that perfect sound you desire for deep relaxation has never been easier. Custom Sounds of Nature by IPZN DEVELOPMENT (Zachary Carter) lets you choose and edit numerous relaxing audio landscapes.

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iPhone Gifts for Road Warriors

iPhone Gifts for Road Warriors

Does someone on your list spend too much time in the car? These gifts can make their trip a little easier. We're not saying it's safe to play Crash Bandicoot while driving, but iPhone does have many car-friendly features. Google maps, iTunes, Bluetooth — these are all features that can be utilized to make commuting more tolerable with the right equipment.

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iPhone Gifts for Media Junkies

iPhone Gifts for Media Junkies

Media junkies — whether they love movies, tv, games or music — share a couple of traits: they enjoy being on the cutting edge of technology and they have lots of gadgets. For both these reasons it can be hard to shop for these high-tech folks.

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iPhone Gifts for Photographers

iPhone Gifts for Photographers

Geeky shutterbugs have fun finding ways to improve the iPhone's built-in camera. Whether it's going Macgyver to add a macro lens or actually opening the case to mod the iPhone for close-up photography, iPhone photogs have long sought to improve their cell phone photos.

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Black Friday Deals Makes the Day Even More Grim than Usual

The only thing I can think of that would be worse than being murdered in my sleep is paying retail, which explains why I like  apps that make it easy to find discounts as much as a crow likes shiny trinkets.

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iPhone Gifts for Gamers

iPhone Gifts for Gamers

The iPhone has been a big hit in among gamers. In fact many Xbox and PlayStation games are making their way into the App Store — not to mention the many vintage arcade games that are already there!

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iPhone Gifts : Essentials for New iPhone Owners

Whether you've had a smartphone before or are finally upgrading from your 1998 brick phone, the iPhone is a whole new type of cell phone. However, the basics still apply and as with any cell phone, you'll need to replace your accessories.

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Buy Autumn on the App Store

Autumn: Bask in the Beauty of Falling Leaves and Interact with Nature from Your Touchscreen

Autumn, a new app for iPhone and iPod touch from nodeflexion, is bringing the changing seasons to a mobile device near you. Much like Koi Pond, Autumn is an interactive app that uses the touch screen to affect the environment. Flick and swipe to swirl the leaves as they fall down the screen.

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BlackFriday Steals Gives You the Best Things in Life

The best things in life are not free. Nope, the best things in life save you money. Therein lies the appeal of Mobile Simplicity's BlackFriday Steals discount shopping app. It's a straightforward app: No fussing needed.

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Thanksgiving Round-Up: Cornucopia of Turkey Day Apps

Ah, Thanksgiving! There's so much to do — chatting and eating and football and eating and mapping out the plan for Black Friday and eating. If you're looking for a seasonal diversion to fill in the gaps between meals or an escape from family togetherness, then check out our list of Thanksgiving Day apps. 

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Buy Thanksgiving Feast! Kids Lite on the App Store

Thanksgiving Feast Lite is Simple Way to Pass the Time

Thanksgiving Feast Lite is an easy to learn counting game for kids that is also mildly addictive for adults looking for a lightweight game that's easy to master. The premise is simple: each icon has a number, touch and drag to connect the icons using the appropriate number of lines.

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Buy SPiN - Super Shape Puzzle on the App Store

SPiN Makes Shape-Recognition Colorful, Addictive, and Fun

SPiN is the first App Store title by independent developer Secret Exit Ltd. and it offers addictive puzzle fun with multiple game options that provide added replay value. SPiN's objective is simple — match the objects that appear on the screen to the silhouettes behind them.

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