Most games depict players as heroes of the land, champions for justice and warriors of all that is good, others allow players to explore more sinister fantasies. In the case of Pandemic 2.5, this means playing as an apocalyptic virus, bacteria or worm trying to wipe humanity from the face of the Earth. The Pandemic [...]
Articles and Reviews by Josh Sherman
Josh is a student of English and Political Science at Vassar College who has developed years of experience in the Consumer Electronics field ever since laying hands on his first smartphone in 2007. Since then he's written dozens of articles that have been featured on sites including CNet, MakeUseOf, and Engadget. These days he writes freelance and consults companies through his private firm regarding online marketing and advertising.
There are no shortage of social MMOs out there, and Rise of the Warriors is yet another "social MMO," offering quick, turn-style combat with people all over the world. While the game bills itself as an MMORPG, it seems to be a pretty standard social MMO, and doesn't change the formula too much beyond some [...]
When everyone's got a camera in their pocket, it seems old-school and impersonal to send a mass-produced greeting card. Advanced Image Direct knows the importance of personalized service and their latest product hopes to help them expand their well-established custom mail services. The Cloud2You mobile app connects iPhone and iPad users with the Cloud2You network for sending photo [...]
If you're like the vast majority of puzzle players out there, there's a good chance you've had about enough of games like Bejeweled. Simple and addictive, match-three copy-cat games abound. I'm looking for a game to take this genre to a new level, complete with story and meaning. So, I was excited to try Headwar Zero, a match-three [...]
Remember that old game where you got to kill by the thousands one quarter at a time? Metal Slug 3 is back baby - and it's ready for iOS.
There is nothing like the great outdoors, and it becomes all the more enjoyable when we bring along our favorite apps. Backpacker GPS Trails by the folks at Trimble is one such must-pack app designed improve the back-to-nature experience for hikers. The app has two main uses. Hikers can find a destination, plan trips and follow trails using [...]
It is perhaps the most iconic part of our cellphone. The ringtone is at the very foundation of how we express our mobile self. In a meeting, on the train, or in the bathroom, if your first impression is a pair of marimbas perhaps it's time to rethink your ringtone. For folks ready to experiment with self-expression, Ringtone [...]
From the iPod touch to the new iPad, puzzle games have been a favorite of iOS gamers. However, games are only as good as their design. It takes more than a touch-friendly platform to succeed. It's up to the developer to dream up new innovations and unique features, then create an enjoyable user experience. The [...]
Puzzles are far and wide one of the most popular games for iOS devices, yet the mathematics genre of puzzle games have always been a bit hit and miss. iPhone players love challenging puzzles, perhaps it's an innate dislike of math? Answer 2 Equations is trying to break the stereotype to show that math is fun [...]
In recent years the iPad and iPod respectively have grown from being mere social toys for enjoyment among adults and teenagers to become modernized tools of knowledge and power found in classrooms, preschools, and other institutions all over the world. From reading books to solving math problems, the iOS platform has become a foundation not only to [...]
London 2012 Spogger? While the name Spogger may not offer much other than some head scratching as to what it is and why you want it, The London 2012 part probably tells you whole lot more. In short though, London 2012 Spogger is your go-to application for the events, itinerary, and clips from the ongoing London [...]
The iOS platform feels absolutely built around the foundation that has been social gaming. For the short but exciting years since Apple opened its doors to developers in their iconic app store, thousands upon thousands of games have been built to cater the user toward the social gaming experience — to aptly "have fun and [...]
While it won't perhaps irradiate you the old fashioned way, you may find yourself irradiated with joy and glee when you discover Ringtonium, a nifty new way to make ringtones from the Bamboo Group. Whether it be for a ringtone, notification, alert, alarm, or just plain fun editing, this app gives you a fun and [...]
While it's by far no yahtzee, Lock 'n' Roll is a innovative new way to place your next dice game, and it's all about the point bonuses baby!
Ever since the fateful day in 1994 when the Taito Corporation released the iconic bubble popping puzzle game Puzzle Bobble, hundreds of clones have erupted from the mill for all platforms - from Android, to flash games on the PC, and of course to iOS. While you can still get Taito's version of Puzzle Bobble [...]