Articles and Reviews by Greg Dawson



Bizzy is Perfect Mix of Yelp and Foursquare

Bizzy iPhoneI'm a big fan of Foursquare and while I like leaving "tips" at the places I check-in at and earning badges such as "I'm on a boat", I've always wanted more integration of a rating system for the places I've explored kind of like Yelp offers.

Greg Dawson rated this app 4.5/5 | Category:


Teddy Tumble Takes iOS Spin in Washing Machine

teddy tumbleDon't be fooled by the cute little fuzziness in Teddy Tumble for iPhone because you'll soon realize that its cuteness is out shined by 90 levels of ultra fun addictive gameplay. With similar game theory as Angry Birds and Cut the Rope, this physics-based puzzler puts quite the twist on sliding, turning and bumping Teddy through the maze and to the clean clothesline.

Greg Dawson rated this app 5.0/5 | Category:


Contre Jour HD is Epic Mix of Art and Immersive Gameplay

contre jour hd gameWith an E3 debut earlier this year and a Game Critics Award nominee nod, Contre Jour HD is an epic mix of art and immersive gameplay. This is one game that I've been waiting for all year and it's way better than I could have imagined.

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


Cor.kz Wine Info App is an Essential Wine Guide

Corkz Wine Info AppFor some reason it took my palette quite a long time to appreciate wine. A friend suggested I start with the sweeter whites and work my way up. I never looked back and soon discovered that my favorite is Pinot Noir.

Greg Dawson rated this app 4.5/5 | Category:


Essential Apps for College Freshmen

essential-apps-college-freshman2Well, kids, summer is officially over which means students everywhere are heading back to the school. And for those freshman entering the unknown at their college of choice — or college of "this is the only one I got accepted to" — you undoubtedly have a smartphone and most likely it's an iPhone.

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Infinity Field is Asteroids on Crack for iPhone

Infinity Field for iPhoneAt one point in your life, you will find something that impresses you so much that you want to tell the entire world. For me, at this point in my life, it is Infinity Field, the award-winning geometrical shape blasting masterpiece.

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


Catch the Kid App Tracks Billy the Kid in New Mexico for $10,000 Award

Catch the Kid iPhone appGeochaching and iPhone apps, two of my favorite things, have combined to bring a bit of fun and awareness to the state of New Mexico. The Catch the Kid app, created as a campaign by the famed creatives at M&C Saatchi for the New Mexico Tourism Department (NMTD), is a very large-scale scavenger hunt for outlaw Billy the Kid.

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


Color Range is Next Generation Photo Editing App for iOS

Color Range - selective color appAs a photo addict, I'm always on the hunt for iPhone photo apps. The latest and greatest is Color Range, an iOS app that specializes in adding selective color effects to pics in your iPhone or iPad Photo Library.

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


GIF SHOP iPhone App Makes Gif Animation Simple and Easy

Gif Shop App IconWe've all seen them. Those images and pictures that look like they are dancing, smiling or doing wacky little gestures and motions. If you did a quick Internet search you could most likely figure out how to make them, but the GIF SHOP iPhone app wants to make it even easier to create and edit looping animated .gif animations, upload to Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr all while mobile.

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


Google+ iPhone App has Potential

Google+ App IconThe headlines over the last few weeks have been a buzz about Google's new social networking site. One of its most touted features is its circles option, which allows you to share information with certain groups of people, friends, colleagues, etc.

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


Amoveo App is Unique Photo Slideshow Experience

make photo slideshows with the Amoveo appAs a professional photographer, I'm always intrigued with the latest photo apps. And while I like the point and shoot photo apps that allow you to put different effects on the photos themselves, such as Instagram, I really enjoy apps such as Amoveo that extend past the photo itself and make it more of an experience.

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


Swords and Soldiers is Castle Defense Bliss with Ninja Monkeys

Swords and Soldiers 428238016Ouch! Did you just hit me with a ninja monkey? Chillingo, developers of Cut the Rope, has done it again with Swords and Soldiers, where they welcome you to ye olde times of castle defense dominance where your strategy should be mightier than your sword.

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


djay Takes Mixing a Party Playlist to New Level

Buy djay 1 for iPhone on the App StoreAn outstanding party playlist is irrevocably the most important part of the evening. It sets the tone for the night and can turn your shindig into a chest pounding, musical masterpiece or consequently, it can also turn the party into a "Hey, can we get that to go..." mass exodus.

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


RC Plane 2 is Ultimate iOS Flight Simulator

Buy Rc Plane 2 on the App StoreWith its robust mini games, realistic controls and fantastic music, RC Plane 2 for iPhone and iPad is one flight simulator that I've really enjoyed lately.

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


3-Minute Baseball is iOS App of Strategy and Statistics

Buy 3 Minute Baseball on the App StoreIt's the bottom of the ninth, the bases are loaded and your team is up by three. Do you keep your pitcher in who has thrown a solid game or do you bring in your star closer? These are the types of questions, that as a manager, you'll have to know in Strat-O-Matic's 3-Minute Baseball app where putting in a southpaw closer might bring you the victory you've practiced for all year.

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


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