iBalls:Steel — So, by now you've had some time to play around with TightWire. And you may be thinking, "Hey, I've got this accelerometer thing down!" I'm so good, I should get PAID for this.
Articles and Reviews by Barbara Holbrook
Have you ever been stuck mid-sentence because you don't know how to refer to that group of wild boars crossing the expressway? Or spent sleepless nights wondering what type of insanity might make a man think he is an ox?
If you think you've got what it takes to master the accelerometer then plunk down your dollar and play with the big boys on the TightWire.
InvestCalc is a handy calculator app that (unsurprisingly) provides users with the ability to calculate how their money might grow over the life of an investment. The app can also calculate debts such as long-term loans and provides an amazing amount of financial insight for $0.99.
Photo hunts are one of those "no instructions necessary" kind of games that can be played alone or with friends. As such, they're hugely popular both online and off. If you're familiar with any of the variety of PC games or touchscreen bar games, then you'll know what just what to do when you pick up 4Bugs from Root9 Medialab.
There seems to be a correlation for me lately... The shorter a game is, the longer I play it. And this is certainly the case with Swine Time, the newest release from Vito Technology.
If you're lucky, a game of Swine Time will take 30-60 seconds to play.
kobeFit — They say variety is the spice of life and this is especially true when it comes to fitness. Not only will varying your routines keep you motivated, but it's also a beneficial training technique.
ICEcare - By now we've all received the email about ICE — In Case of Emergency. The chain email has been circling the globe for years encouraging cell phone users to create an entry called ICE so that paramedics or hospital staff will know who to contact in case of emergency.
Friend Mapper — Combine the iPhone's built-in GPS with our natural tendency to be nosy and you get a plethora of location-based apps that allow users to find, follow and map their friends.
Have you ever wondered just how Alice felt during her descent down to Wonderland? The developers at Flipcoin Studios have the answer. Their new app Alice Free Fall uses the strange, dreamy theme of Alice and the rabbit hole as the backdrop for a simple game that's big on graphics.
Crystal Clear is so easy that everything you need to know about the game is included in its title. Clear the crystals from the board. That's it. For an extra challenge, you can try to get a higher score by clearing the sparkling crystals first or by increasing your speed.
It's not often that a game can truly appeal to gamers of multiple skill levels. But I think that Medieval, the castle defense game from Brisk Mobile, is one of those games.
Set the difficulty to easy and it's challenging but winnable, a good incentive for casual gamers to keep playing.
MyNewPlace.com is a website that connects renters with apartments. The site claims to list 6 million apartments in 20 major metropolitan areas so far — including my home town Long Beach, CA.
Almost since day one there have been consumer complaints about the iPhone, the App Store, AT&T. The iPhone is a revolutionary device and revolutions come with a certain amount of passionate "discussion." But, for some users the time to talk is over.
MusicSkins LLC, a creator of vinyl skin products for iPhones, iPods, laptops and gaming accessories, recently announced the launch of its new Customizer, an online tool that allows anyone to easily design and create unique one-of-a-kind personalized skins using their own favorite photos, graphics, and artwork to suit any taste and style.