Articles and Reviews by Jennifer Beam



Keri Racing is a Social RPG that Puts a New Spin on Farming

Keri Racing game

A little addicted to Farmville but looking for something different? Whether you’ve jumped on the social networking role-playing game bandwagon or not, Keri Racing is a new option worth checking out simply for its added elements.


Jennifer Beam rated this app 4.0/5 | Category: ,


Wordsplosion is a Fun, Frantic Word-Guessing Game for iPhone and iPad

Wordsplosion game for iOS

If you love a good word game, then check out Concrete Software’s newest release Wordsplosion. Available beginning today, Wordsplosion is a race against the clock – and the alphabet – in a unique, fast-paced word-guessing game that is easy to learn but not always easy to win.


Jennifer Beam rated this app 3.5/5 | Category: ,


Discover Great Wine with Vinum Index - The Italian Wine Guide

Vinum Index for iOS

Ever stand in the wine aisle of the local supermarket or spirits retailer and stare in wonder or become paralyzed by the overwhelming selection? Whether you’re looking for a gift or simply want to try something new, unless you’re an expert it’s hard to know which bottle is the best.


Jennifer Beam rated this app 3.5/5 | Category:


Slotspot Goes Mobile on iPhone

SlotSpot for iPhone

In case you haven’t heard, the casino is open and the slots are loose on the popular Facebook game Slotspot. To make it easy for slot fans to spin and play on the go, Blitzoo Games has released Slotspot for iPhone.


Jennifer Beam rated this app 4.0/5 | Category: , ,


InstaCollage Pro: Framing and Captioning App for Instagram and More

InstaCollage Pro app icon

As a photography app for enhancing, customizing and sharing photos, InstaCollage Pro is one of the stronger options available in the App Store.


Jennifer Beam rated this app 4.5/5 | Category: ,


Mojang Delivers Mobile Mining with Minecraft - Pocket Edition

Minecraft Pocket Edition app icon

Fans of one of the most popular sandbox games of all time can now enjoy the building experience on the go. Minecraft – Pocket Edition is the iOS version of the game that first won creative kudos on the computer, then jumped to iOS and Xbox.


Jennifer Beam rated this app 4.0/5 | Category: ,


Retro or Modern, Spy vs. Spy is Mad Fun

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Are you the shadowy assassin or the white knight? Choose your guy and test your ability to fulfill difficult missions with Spy vs. Spy, the iOS revival of the popular Commodore 64 title from oh so long ago.


Jennifer Beam rated this app 3.5/5 | Category:


Celebrate Julia with Mastering the Art of French Cooking: Selected Recipes for iPad

Mastering the Art of French Cooking with Julia Childs

The month of August celebrates the birthday of an American icon. On August 15 Julia Child would have been 100 years old and to pay homage to the woman whose love of the culinary arts has transcended generations, Random House Digital has released Mastering the Art of French Cooking: Selected Recipes.


Jennifer Beam rated this app 4.5/5 | Category:


Manilla Bills & Accounts Manager Aims to Simplify Online Bill Pay

Manilla Bills and Account Management

Anyone having trouble keeping their household bills and online accounts organized may find help with Manilla’s Bills & Accounts Manager – the mobile app supported by Manilla.com. Manilla is owned by the Hearst company and was created to be a sensible, secure means of managing online accounts and bills.


Jennifer Beam rated this app 4.0/5 | Category: ,


Amazing Alex Makes Some Noise as Rovio's Newest Release

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The buzz that surrounded the release of Rovio’s newest title may have been a bit over-dramatic, but in the world of marketing, buzz is all you need. Rovio of course built a name for itself with the Angry Birds franchise and since lightening rarely strikes twice, it seems this go round was all about business.


Jennifer Beam rated this app 3.5/5 | Category:


Night Vision Eyes - The Camera App for Low-Lighting, Not No Lighting

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You don’t have to be a photography expert to appreciate the idea of an app designed to take better pictures with your iPhone in low-light or night time settings. Night Vision Eyes is labeled as the “Spy camera for iPhone and iPad” and attempts to deliver the capability of inconspicuously taking low-light photos.


Jennifer Beam rated this app 3.0/5 | Category:


Let's Celebrate - The iOS App that Gives You an Excuse to Throw a Party

Lets Celebrate app icon

Need more than a red Solo cup to have a party? How about a collection of mostly random events that offers an obscure reason for celebration every day of the year? If you’re one of those people that looks for any reason to have a party, then the Let’s Celebrate app will give you multiple ones.


Jennifer Beam rated this app 4.0/5 | Category:


Playground HD is a Tidy Collection of Kid-Friendly Games

Playground HD activity book for kids

If you’re the parent of a toddler or preschooler who likes to hijack your iPad for fun, then why not make the most of their attention span with an all-in-one game app. Playground HD is a parent-friendly and kid-approved collection of games appropriate for young children.


Jennifer Beam rated this app 4.5/5 | Category: ,


Logical Conclusion - The iPhone App for Einstein Puzzle Fans

Logical Conclusion puzzle game for iPhone

True brainiacs that appreciate and enjoy applying inferential logic to those deductive reasoning puzzles that are known as zebra puzzles or Einstein puzzles will get a gray matter kick out of Logical Conclusion, the iPhone app that challenges players to solve a variety of these riddle-style puzzles.


Jennifer Beam rated this app 3.5/5 | Category:


RealPinocchio HD Tries to Carve Out a Spot in Interactive Storybook History

Real Pinocchio interactive iPad book

RealPinocchio is an interactive version of the classic fairy tale about the original little liar and features familiar characters.


Jennifer Beam rated this app 3.0/5 | Category:


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