Editor’s Picks Apps
Pansjo - Tummy First Digital Picture Book in New Series
Digital formats provide the perfect medium for children’s storybooks to come to life. They can be interactive with both sound and action, but can sometimes venture into sensory overload.
Draw Pad Pro is Much More than Note-Taking App
I know... another note-taking app right? Wrong. Draw Pad Pro is much more than the run of the mill note-taking apps that have seemed to overrun the App Store. One extremely useful feature is the ability to upload and trace a photo directly within the app.
The Adventures of Tintin - The Game is Outstanding Movie Tie-In
The Adventures of Tintin - The Game (universal) by Gameloft is a brilliant tie-in to the movie. So much so that one would think the movie was based off of the game. What makes it so special is the emphasis and attention to exploration.
PurchaseList Brings Social Sharing to Grocery Shopping
I'm not a big fan of grocery shopping as the inevitable always happens to me. I write down a few things I need and because I'm not used to bringing paper with me I get to the store and realize I've forgotten the shopping list and then I usually come home with half of what I needed.
I Won't Fall is Optimistic but Wishful Thinking in New iPhone Game
A relentlessly determined momma bird is the star of a new, and as of yet, mostly unnoticed indie game release in the App Store. Aptly titled “I Won’t Fall,” this game is simple but nimble and features the determined efforts of one mother bird who must traverse dangerous sky-high terrain in order to reunite with her bereft baby birds.
Arthur Christmas Movie Storybook Features Family Story and Extras
iStoryTime, the children's digital publisher who brought us Kung Fu Panda 2 Storybook, just announced their latest film-inspired app Arthur Christmas Movie Storybook. Now available for the iPhone and iPad, this storybook features several neat activities along with the story that is based on the new 3D, CG-animated movie that premiered earlier this month from Sony Pictures Animation.
Katana Zombie Brings a Whole New Meaning to Ninja Zombies
Picture a nice, cool and crisp fall day. You're out with your sister having a nice chat, maybe drinking a hot cup of cocoa and enjoying the fall leaves and bam, she's gone. But where has she gone to?
Time Flies with Fly Paper! for iPhone
For those who might be tired of purposeful, challenging or mind-stimulating games and are looking for a bit of mindless interaction to support a mental checkout, Fly Paper! for iPhone fits the bill.
Mafia Wars Shakedown Goes to the Mattresses Again
Zynga is at it again, this time with a rebuffed free-to-play style game coined Mafia Wars Shakedown. If this type of multi-player genre fuels your gaming engine then strap in because it's time to go to mattresses.
Cheese & Wine - Expert Pairings Made Easy
With holiday parties on the horizon it’s always nice to know there are a few iPhone apps on your side. One that might come in handy at the market is Cheese & Wine – by Max Allen and Will Studd.
Pappaya Discovers Apps Based on Professional and User Reviews
According to Apple, there are over 500,000 apps in their App Store. Who in their right mind would want to sift through all of them to find the best? I'm assuming not many. That's why there are sites like the one you're reading right now to find, review and recommend the good ones.
Switchaball is a Unique Puzzle Game with Interesting Gameplay
What do you get when water and marbles are combined into a column-based puzzle? Switchaball by Drippy Cat Software Limited. The game for some reason reminds me of Plinko from "The Price is Right".
Splitter Pals iPhone Version Has 80 Levels of Puzzle Fun
Pixilated Games has brought an expanded version of the free online game Splitter Pals to iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. For those who haven’t tried it, it may be hard to imagine elementary artwork and sound giving any support to a truly challenging physics puzzle game, but the unexpected merger seems to work in the Splitter Pals app.
Next! Project Management App Turns iPad into GTD Tool
Productivity continues to be a word constantly associated with the iPad. And rightly so, its compact design, portability and robust computing power make it perfect for an everyday work or personal computer.
Putter King Adventure Golf Brings Miniature Golf to iOS
Whether it be growing up, a high school get together, college date or on a road trip, miniature golf is one of my favorite pastimes. Putter King, Japan's first indoor miniature golf franchise, has taken my love for challenging themed holes and packaged it into the Putter King Adventure Golf app.