Editor’s Picks Apps
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.
Roll in the Hole - Chillingo's Recent iPhone Roll-Out
Chillingo keeps rolling out the apps and their recent release of Roll in the Hole has people talking. Developed by Eccentricity Games, Roll in the Hole is another cute and cuddly game loosely based on physics where players puzzle out how to get PoPo the panda to collect all three ice-cream treats on each level.
Sky Cowing Proves an Enjoyable Game That Won't Cost the Farm
In case you ever wondered, cows DO skydive – at least they do in Monkey Cube Interactive’s breakout app for iPhone. A fun, silly little game featuring a free-falling, free-spirited cow, Sky Cowing is a great addition to any library of time-killing, quick-playing games.
Gyro13 – Steam Copter Arcade HD Mixes Plot and Action for iOS
In typical mobile gaming action Gyro13 - Steam Copter Arcade HD offers gamers some high-flying action while trying to simultaneously intertwine a thick plot into the mix. While the storyline leaves much to be desired, I must give them at least an A for effort as it does provide an interesting take on the arcade genre.
GAIN Fitness Builds Custom Workouts for iPhone
Fitness is a multi-billion dollar industry. While there is an absorbent amount of "As Seen On TV" health and exercise widgets and gadgets, one look on the app store and one would notice that the fitness industry has taken over there as well.
MotionX GPS Drive is Top-Notch Auto and Pedestrian Navigation App
However, that's not to say drivers don't need them from time to time. And if they do, MotionX GPS Drive is the one they want.
Ness for iPhone Provides Personalized Restaurant Recommendations
Ness for iPhone – a personal search engine offering restaurant recommendations - is similar to Yelp or Google Places Hotpot, only much more attractive.
Monster Island Gives You Big Bang for Your App Store Buck
If you’re craving more physics-based attack-style puzzle games, then you could do worse than to be stranded on Monster Island. Brought to you by Miniclip, the same folks that thought up Fragger, Monster Island is very much like its Fragger predecessor, but better.
Scanner Pro Makes Multi-Page Scans a Breeze on iPhone
As an iPhone- and iPad-toting mobile office executive, I take pride in discovering the apps that help get things done on the road and in the coffee shop, a.k.a. my mobile office. That's why when I found Scanner Pro, I had to review it as it's quite possibly one of the most useful business apps on the market and it scans high-quality, readable images to the industry standard PDF file.
Naught to Lose with "Naught" for iPhone
Naught is a unique gravity-platform game for iPhone with no in-depth storyline, no color, yet an eerily artistic appeal and gameplay that's addictive.
Contre Jour HD is Epic Mix of Art and Immersive Gameplay
With an E3 debut earlier this year and a Game Critics Award nominee nod, Contre Jour HD is an epic mix of art and immersive gameplay. This is one game that I've been waiting for all year and it's way better than I could have imagined.
Infinity Field is Asteroids on Crack for iPhone
At one point in your life, you will find something that impresses you so much that you want to tell the entire world. For me, at this point in my life, it is Infinity Field, the award-winning geometrical shape blasting masterpiece.
Current Events Stream By on FLUD for iPad and iPhone
Ever sat back and thought "Gee, I wish my news feed had more of a 'Hollywood Squares' feel to it?" Truth be told, you probably haven't evet thought that. But, trust me, it's much more elegant than it sounds: An ordered grid of news and social content can speed up your daily browsing by letting you skim through your favorite providers' content without the need to open and peruse tabs individually.
Word Wizard Turns Kids into Spelling Whizzes
With school back in session, the power of Apple’s touch devices as an educational tool is certainly timely. Parents and teachers looking for apps that assist in learning may want to take note of a new app by L’Escapadou called Word Wizard.
Catch the Kid App Tracks Billy the Kid in New Mexico for $10,000 Award
Geochaching and iPhone apps, two of my favorite things, have combined to bring a bit of fun and awareness to the state of New Mexico. The Catch the Kid app, created as a campaign by the famed creatives at M&C Saatchi for the New Mexico Tourism Department (NMTD), is a very large-scale scavenger hunt for outlaw Billy the Kid.