Wow! Space Out by dedicated iPhone, iPod touch game dvelopers Binary Square is harder than it looks. It could be the deceivingly simple 8-bit stylized graphics, or the fact that the game seems so familiar (it's a mash-up of Space Invaders and Breakout), but regardless of why...set a timer when you sit down to play or you're bound to lose hours trying to master Space Out.
Articles and Reviews by Barbara Holbrook
Barbara is a long-time Apple fan who enjoys trying out gadgets just because they're new and learning about all the neat things technology can do even if she doesn't need to do it. You can often find her at a coffeehouse with her boyfriend — just look for the couple with "his and hers" iPads.
AppCraver recently heard from N. R. Machiraju, co-founder of reQall, who answered our questions about developing for the iPhone and iPod touch. 1. When did you start developing apps for the iPhone? N.R.: reQall (www.reQall.com) was first released on the iPhone in August 2007. Back then, we built it as an iPhone “web app.” Once Apple announced [...]
AppCraver recently spoke with Michael Alvarez CEO of Avantar, the developing team behind Showtimes. He answered our questions about the process of developing apps for the iPhone and iPod touch. 1. When did you start developing apps for the iPhone? Michael Alvarez: Several months before the App Store opened. 2. What was the inspiration behind [...]
AppCraver recently heard from Ian Marsh, developer of apps such as Threads, Hanoi, and Scoop. He answered our questions about developing games for the iPhone and iPod touch. 1. When did you start developing apps for the iPhone? Ian: I started developing for the iPhone when the SDK was first publicly available around 6 months ago, but [...]
AppCraver recently spoke with Tom Hubina of Amplified Games, the developers behind apps like Chili Pepper Blackjack, cookie solitaire and fat-free poker. He answered our questions about developing games for the iPhone and iPod touch. 1. When did you start developing apps for the iPhone? Tom: We started developing web based games for the iPhone [...]
AppCraver recently heard from Eric Degrange, the developer of MultiQuiz. He answered our questions about developing apps for the iPhone and iPod touch. 1. When did you start developing apps for the iPhone? Eric: I started developing for iPhone a few months ago. It’s the first time I really got excited developing on a mobile [...]
I love Cocktail Hour with its fully stocked bar and polite conversation. Happy Hour — Cocktail Hour’s trashy little sister — can be a lot of fun too. Any tradition that encourages Sex on the Beach and offers a choice between Death by Chocolate or Killer Kool-Aid has too be good times, right?
AppCraver recently heard from Zach Gage, the developer behind synthPond. He answered our questions about developing for apps for the iPhone and iPod touch. 1. When did you start developing apps for the iPhone? Zach: 16 days ago! haha 2. What was the inspiration behind your app? Zach: Well, It’s based on a program that [...]
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.
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. Our gift ideas will fit either a large or [...]
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. If you happen to have a fun-loving photographer on your gift list then [...]
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! So, it should come as little surprise that manufacturers have created accessories aimed specifically at those that [...]
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. There are several "must-have" items for any new iPhone owner: a case, a [...]
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.
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.