Editor’s Picks Apps
Bug & Weed Identifier by Spectracide is Lawn Lover's Best Friend
As a homeowner, I can attest to the problems figuring out how to care for a fledgeling lawn and arachnid infestation after a harsh winter. And now that spring has sprung, I've turned my hours of waiting for the sun to hours of trying to become a professional green thumb and pest controller.
Gravity Force Challenges Players to Master Gravity With Simple Gameplay
Defy gravity with a high-tech version of the old-school hand-held games challenging players to put a ball in a hole. It sounds easy, but Gravity Force is a simple, free game that will challenge you to do just that.
BounceMyX Offers Fake Bounced Email Notifications for iPhone Users
Have you ever been in a situation where you opened an email and wished you hadn't? Whether it be contact from an annoying friend, previous romantic partner, former client or boss — chances are, you have been in a situation where you hoped you could just click a button and it was as if you had never received their email.
FitnessOne Boasts Custom Workout Builder
Those of us with fitness-minded goals can get an App Store workout just trying to find the ideal fitness and nutrition app. There are a few that combine bits and pieces of fitness, nutrition and exercise information into one app, some are specifically tailored to working out with no focus on nutrition, while others are geared towards diet and weight loss, but offer little guidance for working out.
Video Star Makes You Into a Lip-Syncing Music Video Superstar
Everybody wants to be a big, big star, right? With Video Star you're one step closer to Hollywood with the ability to make your own music videos complete with built-in real-time effects. Who knows, you might just become the next Rebecca Black.
Endless War is Frantic Space Fighter Battle for iOS
Just like for Maverick and Goose, Endless War is all about a good soundtrack and top gun dogfighting. And while you won't have a wingman in this space fighter, you'll still have a blast going below the hard deck and shooting down a slew of bogeys.
Draw Something by OMGPOP Reigns Supreme
Reigning as the number one app in the App Store for several weeks in a row, Draw Something by OMGPOP is the current king of word and turn-based games. A truly entertaining and strangely addictive game, Draw Something is the artistic word-guessing game that can be played anytime, anywhere.
CrowdCall Offers Free Conference Calls Worldwide
Being a business owner who has clients in various cities who in turn have offices in several locations, conference calls are a must. Sure, we Skype every once in a while, but having more than a few participants requires that we use a conference line.
Ticker Quiz Loves Anacott Steel, Gamifies Stock Market
"Blue Horseshoe loves Anacott Steel." For those of you who do not know where this quote comes from, these are the words of Bud Fox in the feature film "Wall Street." The character, played by Charlie Sheen, is someone who lives, breathes and eats all things stock market.
Budget with Back in Black and Get Out of the Red
Let’s face it – budgets have been tight for a lot of people the past couple of years, but this is all the more reason to have a system in place that keeps us out of the red. With the Budget with Back in Black app, budget tracking has never been simpler.
BobbleShop: Create Custom Bobblehead Dolls for Animated Entertainment
There are more than a handful of apps to create personalized avatars and cartoon characters. Each has it's own style, but until now, I haven't known of an app that gives quite the same effect as BobbleShop.
PicFrame Provides Fun Photo Frames and Effects for iPhone or iPad Pics
Looking for a picture frame app that provides countless options for customizing and framing single or multiple photos? PicFrame may be just what you’ve been looking for. PicFrame is a picture frame app that lets users quickly combine multiple photos into customizable frames and integrates with all the favorite social networking sites for quick and easy sharing.
Sky Gamblers: Air Supremacy Takes Air Combat to New Heights
Sky Gamblers: Air Supremacy is a hot new title that brings dogfights to an entire new level. Where most flight games miss, this one from Namco Bandai comes through in a big way. Sure, the story is a bit wonky and some of the off in the background visuals are nothing to write home about, but I for one am not big on storyline and when in the thick of it I'm focusing on the stunning graphics right in front of me.
A Paper'd Phone is a Cool Phone
Face it, personalizing your device with wallpaper and backgrounds is fun. There are plenty of showy (and some pricey) apps that let users create bright, beautiful and bold backgrounds, home and lock screens, but for simplistic, inspiring and unique images, Paper’d is like a free gift for your phone.
EZ Tube Improves YouTube Video Browsing and Discovery
Videos and the iPad just go together. The display is just big enough that watching videos is pleasant and the new iPad retina display definitely makes them pop. One new app that is taking advantage of the iPad is EZ Tube.