Articles and Reviews by Michael Alexander
I just finished working out with Brain Exercise with Dr. Kawashima and I think I might have overdone it because my head hurts.
If you want to stay mentally sharp, you need to work your brain as though it were a muscle.
MapQuest 4 Mobile – I've always been a fan and user of MapQuest but I don't think AOL's MapQuest 4 Mobile offers any more functionality than many other apps that use maps to help you find nearby eateries, hotels, discounts and so on.
Artificial Life has a number of titles that are officially endorsed or co-sponsored such as Shooter, the film, BMW Z4 and Red Bull. AppCraver was interested in learning more about AL and its brand relationships, so we corralled Eberhard Schoneburg, CEO, for a chat:.
Knots are a lot like people: Some are stable; others are tight when everyone else is loose; and some always can be relied on in a hitch or a pinch. Some can even be handsome, although only a knot connoisseur probably thinks so.
JumiCam, from Jumi, is one of several utilities in the App Store capable of streaming video from a Web cam to the iPhone (via Wi-Fi, 3G or EDGE) and to iPod touch (via Wi-Fi only).
Home-oriented Web cam apps like JumiCam require your installing a video server (invariably free) on your PC.
If your iPhone gives up the ghost, it’s probably because you dropped it, plopped it into a toilet or left it on the roof of your car and drove off. Although 30 percent of iPhones fail within 2 years, your iPhone is reliable.
Altec Lansing Back Beat Pros — What really matters when it comes to earphones for the iPhone and iPod touch is: “Which brand of earphones sound better than the cheapos that came with the Apple iPhone or iPod touch I just bought?
If you’re a fan of the Jeopardy TV quiz show, you might get a kick out of Hint Sprint, from developer Sobits.
The app feeds you two or more word clues and you have to find two related words that rhyme.
The Sims is a storied video-game franchise, one that began years and years ago and is still going strong. Anticipation for The Sims 3 was such that Electronic Arts was able to release the title on the Mac, PC and iPhone all in one day.
IMAK Creations is a family business based in Austin, Texas. The company's name comes from the initials of spouses Mason and Karen and sons Anthony and Ian. IMAK has been releasing apps an average about one per month since the ribbon cutting on the App Store, where they now have 12 apps, mainly in the education category.
Open Cellar – You decide to pick up a nice Cabernet on your way home for that special meal your significant other is preparing to celebrate your anniversary.
What kind of red wine do you choose?
Bionic Surfer, from developer Robert Casperson, is a conventional side-scrolling shooter and your mission is well-worn: Run, jump over or on top of obstacles, collect power ups and fire a variety of weapons to annihilate the bad guys.
Developer ngmoco is already much respected for its games, notably, Rolando and Topple 2. The company’s latest, Star Defense, takes game play to a whole new level (100 new levels to be exact).
OS 3.0 Updates -- If you had the same idea, at the same time as everyone else, you might not have had the opportunity to download version 3.0 of Apple’s new and awesome OS update yet. You have a lot to look forward to, that's for sure.
Quadion Technologies' NineGaps is in some ways like Sudoku, the number puzzler that bookkeepers, Mensa wannabes and violinists seem to enjoy more than everyone else. NineGaps is different than Sudoku in that you complete puzzles consisting of three rows and three columns.
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