Editor’s Picks Apps
Flying Hamster is a Frenzied Cartoon Shoot 'Em Up
Flying Hamster manages to have it both ways: it’s a handheld game that’s light and silly, but it’s also a fast-paced action game that’s challenging and tough to put down.
Flying Hamster can be classified as a “horizontal shooter.” This means the player controls a flying object, which shoots projectiles at enemies as it movies from left to right, through linear, two-dimensional levels.
Intelli-Diet Weight Loss App for Healthy Meal Planning
If, like many people, your New Year’s resolution was to fit into a pair of skinny jeans, then you’ve probably noticed there’s no shortage of iPhone apps designed to help you lose weight.
Italy Guides: Rome Travel Guide is an Ideal Travel Companion
If a trip to Italy is in your future, then Italy Guides: Rome Travel Guide is a must have app. Not only is it a travel guide that includes some of the top sites to visit in Rome, it is a visual guide of near-cinematic-quality that imparts both information and beauty to the viewer.
Knowledge Trainer is Your Personal Quiz Show
Knowledge Trainer is like challenging yourself to a round of Jeopardy. The app quizzes you on various topics with the goal of improving your knowledge base.
Knowledge Trainer's subject matter covers a diverse group, such as history, film, science, sports, social science, arts and letters, and geography.
Climb, Jump, and Fight Your Way to the Top in NinJump Deluxe
NinJump Deluxe is in a class of games that owes its existence to the iPhone, games that can only be played with a screen held in portrait mode. We’ll call them “vertical platformers.” In this type of game, the player must move the character upward, not forward.
Measure Faraway Objects with SpectaRuler
SpectaRuler is a very clever utility that allows the user to measure the distance, height, and elevation of objects. How is this possible without actually walking up to the object with a massive tape measure?
Planet Waves Guitar Tools is a Wealth of Guitar Utilities
Planet Waves Guitar Tools for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad aims to be the only portable guitar utility kit you’ll ever need. The app has a staggering number of features, including a chord finder, scales, metronome, tuner, and guitar store locator.
Seafood Watch is a Must-Have App for Eco-Living Foodies
Seafood Watch is a mobile guide based on the Seafood Watch educational service from Monterey Bay Aquarium designed to help you make sustainable seafood choices quickly and easily. Seafood Guide allows you the convenience of access to an enormous amount of information right from your iPhone.
Learn to Shred with JamPlay Guitar Pack
Just as the best chefs and hunters know to use every part of the animal, so too must the best developers use every part of the iPhone—the microphone, accelerometer, touch screen, you name it.
Shoot Pictures Like a Pro with ProCamera
It’s always great to see developers who are interested in improving their product and prove it by listening to users and cranking out upgrades that actually work. Feature-rich ProCamera, the photography app that helps users shoot higher-quality iPhone pictures, launched with several useful features.
Infinity Blade is a Gorgeous, Swashbuckling Adventure
Infinity Blade is one of the most-hyped iPhone games ever. Early looks at screenshots, and the knowledge that it made use of the impressive Unreal Engine 3, had handheld game enthusiasts drooling.
StarWalk for iPad is Astronomical
StarWalk for iPad immerses you in the Solar System.
It turns an iPad into a virtual window that reveals constellations and other celestial bodies in real-time. Pinch-to-zoom elegantly focuses in on stars, planets, shooting stars or deep space.
Talking Santa for iPhone Brings Christmas Cheer and a Bizarre Sense of Humor
Talking Santa for iPhone will feel familiar to anyone who has used any of the other “Talking Friends” apps by the developer, Outfit7. When you open the app it’s just you and the cartoon character, face to face.
TuneIn Radio for iPhone Makes the A-List
With so many radio apps to choose from, how can you pick just one? Well in short you probably can’t, but depending on how and what you want to listen to TuneIn Radio may be ideal. Similar to SparkRadio and comparatively priced, TuneIn Radio features many (not all) stations from around the world.
Filamente Connects With Sharepoint to Access Files from the iPad
Filamente — The more popular the iPad becomes as a mobile device, the greater the desire for file management tools. The added functionality of viewing and reading documents, spreadsheets and other files gives a user yet another reason to ditch the laptop and just bring along an iPad.