If, like many people, your New Year’s resolution was to fit into a pair of skinny jeans, then you’ve probably noticed there’s no shortage of iPhone apps designed to help you lose weight.
Articles and Reviews by Jennifer Beam
If a trip to Italy is in your future, then Italy Guides: Rome Travel Guide is a must have app. Not only is it a travel guide that includes some of the top sites to visit in Rome, it is a visual guide of near-cinematic-quality that imparts both information and beauty to the viewer.
Sleep Pillow Ambiance: a white noise relaxation & sleep machine is a self-explanatory app that features a variety of sounds designed to promote relaxation and sleep. Sleep Pillow has a very simple design and interface with a few features that enhance its practicality and usability, including a sleep timer and “favorites” function.
It’s always great to see developers who are interested in improving their product and prove it by listening to users and cranking out upgrades that actually work. Feature-rich ProCamera, the photography app that helps users shoot higher-quality iPhone pictures, launched with several useful features.
With so many radio apps to choose from, how can you pick just one? Well in short you probably can’t, but depending on how and what you want to listen to TuneIn Radio may be ideal. Similar to SparkRadio and comparatively priced, TuneIn Radio features many (not all) stations from around the world.
If you travel frequently or are an avid iPhone photographer, Simply Postcards is an app worth checking out. The idea is simple – using photos you take with your iPhone camera or stored in your photo library, use Simply Postcards to create a real, tangible, custom postcard that can be mailed to anyone, anywhere.
Find Me If You Can! – Spot the Difference. It’s a mouthful of a title, but it speaks for itself. Find Me If You Can is a "spot the difference" game with a real difference. Based on both well-known fables and fairy tales and rendered in the styles of famous artists, Find Me If You Can!
Texting enthusiasts certainly have an array of texting apps to choose from ranging from free texting applications over wi-fi to simple ascii art creators. Among the selections is TextPics – Creative SMS Art for iPhone Texting.
For young children with an interest in animals, or those just learning about wildlife, Animals 360 is a free app featuring animal pictures, sounds, and habitats. Designed to provide an interactive way for children to learn animal names and sounds, Animals 360 is a pretty kid-friendly app and includes a few fun extras you might not expect for free.
Interested in a voice changing application for your iPhone? Voice Changer by Hurryforward Ltd. is a plausible option for just .99. Featuring 18 different sound effects including helium, robot, megaphone, and reverse, Voice Changer utilizes a basic recording function and then lets users apply any of the different sound settings to the recording.
If you’re a quote junky and are always looking for an appropriate quote for any occasion, then definitely check out iBestQuotes for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. A vast collection of quotes by writers, entertainers, public figures, leaders, and ancient philosophers, iBestQuotes is a varied collection of quotes with several features that make using the app both educational and fun.
As a health and nutritional reference, KidneyDiet provides an excellent portable guide option specifically designed for kidney disease patients. For those suffering from chronic kidney disease or end stage renal failure, diet plays a very important role in maintaining health.
A follow up to the first sushi instructional app, Teach Me Sushi Expert has the same informative, quality video instruction as the original Teach Me Sushi, but includes a few added features.
An original flash game series, Protector: The Planes is a tower defense style game for iPhone that shouldn’t be overlooked, especially if you’re a fan of strategy/TD games. Protector: The Planes has all the good elements of a great tower defense battle including ever-changing, evolving waves of enemies, each with their own weaknesses and immunities.
Just for fun, put a little fur (or fin) in your photos with Picture Perfect Animals, a photo app that lets you frame your subject alongside a variety of selected animals. This iPhone app by MilkDrinkingCow, is a different, but whimsical kind of photography app that allows you to create photos with animals.