Editor’s Picks Apps
Got a Few Minutes? Go on an Angry Rhino Rampage
What’s worse than an angry rhino? An angry rhino on a rampage of course – and there are many worse ways to spend .99 and a few minutes’ time than playing Angry Rhino Rampage for iPhone. A quick, simple side-scrolling action game with several delightful undertones, Angry Rhino Rampage is a solid game debut from MilkDrinkingCow.
Make Your Voice Sound Crazy in Real Time with Voicemod
There are plenty of voice modification apps in the App Store, but voicemod for iOS comes with a unique twist. Rather than recording the user’s voice in advance, then altering the recording after the fact, voicemod makes your voice sound crazy in real time.
Try Not to Die in Falling Fred
While on its surface Falling Fred might seem like another sadistic gore-fest, along the lines of DoodleBoy, it’s actually a nice little action title with a good sense of humor. It can still get pretty bloody, though.
Mix and Match Faces with MugMash!
Ever wonder what your kids would look like with dad’s beard or grandpa’s bald head? How about wondering what you’d look like with short hair or someone else’s eyes? A true fun-with-photos experience, MugMash!
Strategic Foursight Makes You Play Both Sides
Anyone who enjoys simple but strategic board games should have the foresight to download this game while the price is right. An intelligent mix of tic-tac-toe, connect four and chess, Foursight is an enjoyable board game available for iPhone and iPad.
Where's Waldo? He's in the App Store Again
Following up the success of the first Where’s Waldo? app, Ludio has released the sequel, Where’s Waldo in Hollywood. Seekers of the famous spectacled guy in the striped sweater will find familiar picture puzzles laden with hidden objects that put the eyes to the test.
BusyBee is the First Business Social Networking App for iPhone
“Busy Bee” may be a common commercial moniker for everything from stores to auto repair shops, but the BusyBee iPhone app is definitely unique. Similar to LinkedIn in so far as the concept of business social networking, BusyBee has some real possibility and the potential to grow into something very productive.
Listen in Real Time With Talk Stream Internet Radio Player
Thanks to the Talk Stream app by Talk Stream Live, LLC, my son's spring season soccer practices will be a blast!
First off I must admit, as a listener and also a broadcaster, that I love Internet radio.
Boom Boat is a Blast of a Physics Puzzler
Boom Boat belongs to a game genre that seems to be in some sort of renaissance: the handheld physics-based cartoon puzzler. After the success of Angry Birds, it’s no surprise that developers are doing everything they can to get their slice of that App Store pie.
Sync and Share Notes with Sundry Notes Pro
Sundry Notes Pro is a note-taking app that refuses to limit itself only to text. You can include audio, ink, images, even tables and math formulas. Sundry Notes Pro also integrates with an impressive number of other services.
Take and Sync Notes with Notability for iPad
Notability is an excellent note-taking tool for the iPad.
Notability nails the balance between apps that favor creating typed notes or hand-written ones. While it is primarily designed for using the iPad's on-screen keyboard, there is a very-easy-to-use way with Notability to merge drawings, illustrations, or other graphics.
Filing your Taxes is Dead Simple with TurboTax SnapTax
TurboTax SnapTax is a novel and convenient way to do your taxes, requiring only your iPhone and whatever W-2’s your employer sent in the mail. While it might not be the most cost-effective option out there, and it certainly will not work with every tax bracket, SnapTax is sure to find an adoring group of users who are too busy to do taxes the old fashioned way.
Peter Rabbit: Buddy Edition Uses Game Center for Tech-Savvy Storytelling
Peter Rabbit: Buddy Edition is the classic Beatrix Potter tale brought to life and made all the more interesting with the implementation of Sideways’ Buddy Reading System. The Buddy Reading System uses Game Center to connect two devices for audio communication.
Mad Skills Motocross is One Serious Motocross Game
There are tons of motocross games on the iPhone, and they all have the same basic controls. Steering is ignored entirely. What the player controls is the tilt of the bike, the acceleration, and the brake.
Challenge Yourself with Mini Cannon, a Fun Physics-Based Puzzle Game
Mini Cannon has earned a fair amount of buzz for being the first game published under the GameSalad Accelerator program. This means that the developer, Gendai Games, created Mini Cannon using GameSalad Creator, a free program that allows for the programming of original games, using an innovative visual interface.