Articles and Reviews by Greg Dawson



Cometkaze is Intergalactic Physics-based Game with a Love Twist

Buy Cometkaze on the App StoreI've often wondered what it would be like to play Angry Birds in space, except the bird would be a comet and the game would mash together the fierce style of a Japanese fighter pilot with the speed of light and the physics of space.

Greg Dawson rated this app 4.0/5 | Category: ,


5K Runner Takes You from Couch to Running 3 Miles

Buy 5K Runner: 0 to 5K run training Pro on the App StoreThe fast track to becoming a runner starts with the 5K Runner app, one of the best iPhone running apps I've tested. Packed with coaching tips, a training program and a lot of interactive content, this app gets you from couch to 5K (or 3.1 miles) in 8 weeks.

Greg Dawson rated this app 4.5/5 | Category: ,


Absolute Instant iPhone Shooter Teleports Gamers to a New World

Buy Absolute Instant on the App StoreBoy meets girl, girl eats fruit, Celestians create an empire, take over the world with their mystical forces and oppress the children of Terrestrians for centuries. We've all heard this story before, right?

Greg Dawson rated this app 4.0/5 | Category:


Banjo Tames Social Networking on Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, etc.

Buy Ban.jo on the App StoreIs social networking reaching a tipping point? With Facebook's recent slump in North American growth, one is lead to believe that we as a society might be overwhelmed with the amount of options within the space.

Greg Dawson rated this app 5.0/5 | Category:


TigerMe Club is Much More than Just How-To Dating App for Guys

Buy TigerMe Club on the App StoreTigerMe Club recently went on sale from $9.99 to $.99 and so my curiosity got the best of me. While I'm a happily to-be husband and father, I was very interested to check out the content and see if this "for men only" swagger app was worth the $9.99 regular price tag.

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Lane Splitter is Motorbike Arcade iOS Fun

Buy Lane Splitter on the App StoreLane Splitter is a fierce, fly by the seat of your pants arcade game that not only keeps you irratically tense throughout the gameplay, but keeps you coming back for more. And it's also the reason why you don't want to be pressed for time for your wedding.

Greg Dawson rated this app 4.5/5 | Category: ,


iOS 5 Cuts Cord, adds Location-Based Reminders and Notification Center

Continuing its push for a post-pc market, Apple's latest iOS 5 release is all about an all-in-one user experience right out of the box. It will allow iPhone, iPod and iPad device users the ability to start using their devices immediately without having to sync to a desktop or laptop.

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Panoramic City Views USA is Google Earth for XIX Century

Buy US Cities Historic Panoramic Views on the App StoreHistorical Society eat your heart out, the Panoramic City Views USA iPad app is by far one of the most interesting ways to travel back in time to yesteryear and experience America as it was over a 100 years ago.

Greg Dawson rated this app 4.0/5 | Category: , ,


FiLMiC Pro Brings Hollywood Video Features to iPhone

Buy FiLMiC Pro on the App StoreHi, my name is Greg. "Hi Greg." And I'm a film junkie (insert clapping sound). Good thing I've found another way to feed this addiction with FiLMiC Pro, an iPhone video app that allows you to select frame rates, resolutions and shooting modes.

Greg Dawson rated this app 4.5/5 | Category: ,


Stoned 3D Match Game Requires Speed and Accuracy

Ever feel like you're just caught up in an app wonderland full of fun and goodness. Me too. Stoned 3D, my latest deliciously decadent app discovery, is a take on like what I feel is a game Fred Flintstone would try to school Barney on.

Greg Dawson rated this app 4.0/5 | Category:


Sneak a Peek Protects Shared Photos, no Saving or Forwarding

Buy Protected Photo Sharing: Sneak A Peek on the App StoreMy days of playing tag and capture the flag were a complete blast, but nothing peeked my curiosity more than a good game of treasure hunt for a school project or at a family reunion. However, there are only so many ways to obscurely reveal hints to the final destination.

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EvriThing Baseball is Stats, Photos, Scores and More

There's nothing like the smell of pine tar in the afternoon combined with a warm sunny day, a hotdog and sharing a beverage or two while watching America's favorite game. Unfortunately, I live in a rainy town without a major league baseball team.

Greg Dawson rated this app 4.5/5 | Category:


Videolicious Quickly Creates Great Looking Videos

Buy Videolicious on the App StoreAs a society, we're enthralled with video. In fact, YouTube exceeded 2 billion video views per day in May 2010 and there are 24 hours of video uploaded every minute. However, every video is not a must see epic blockbuster.

Greg Dawson rated this app 4.5/5 | Category: , ,


Kung Fu Panda 2 Storybook is Epic Skadooshiness

Kung Fu Panda Storybook appKung Fu Panda 2 storybook now available in the app store.I think we can all agree that the iPad and now iPad 2 have brought us into the next-generation of mobile computing. Now, the power-packed iOS device is revolutionizing children's storytime and companies such as zuuka and its publishing label iStoryTime are fast tracking the process with blockbuster movie storybooks such as Kung Fu Panda 2.

Greg Dawson rated this app 5.0/5 | Category: , ,


Maui Revealed is a Location-Aware Travel Guidebook

Maui Revealed - 431462560Maui Revealed is now available in the iTunes app store. Between booking accommodations, packing and somehow making it through airport security, traveling can become very stressful and that's before you even reach your destination.

Greg Dawson rated this app 4.5/5 | Category: , ,


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