Editor’s Picks Apps

Buy JumiCam Webcam streamer on the App Store

JumiCam Adds to the Line-up of Apps for At-Home Streaming Video

JumiCam, from Jumi, is one of several utilities in the App Store capable of streaming video from a Web cam to the iPhone (via Wi-Fi, 3G or EDGE) and to iPod touch (via Wi-Fi only). Home-oriented Web cam apps like JumiCam require your installing a video server (invariably free) on your PC.

Buy Crazy Penguin Catapult 2 on the App Store

Crazy Penguin Catapult 2 Launches New Levels, More Entertainment

With a great deal of success under their belts, Digital Chocolate continues to roll out iPhone games in the App Store. In the process, they must have seen some potential for increased success by adding a sequel to their award-winning, high-ranking Crazy Penguin Catapult.

Buy The Sims 3 on the App Store

The Sims 3 Continues Living La Vida Loca

The Sims is a storied video-game franchise, one that began years and years ago and is still going strong. Anticipation for The Sims 3 was such that Electronic Arts was able to release the title  on the Mac, PC and iPhone all in one day.

Buy Sign 4 Me - A Signed English Translator on the App Store

Sign4Me is a 3D Signed English Translator for iPhone and Touch

I would like to preface this review of Sign4Me for iPhone and iPod touch  by saying that I am not an expert in Signed English or American Sign Language (ASL), but am aware there are differences.

Shanghai Mahjong Ranks High Amongst Mahjong Titles for iPhone

Shanghai Mahjong from Mobile Age is one of many iPhone mahjong titles that has been around for a bit and is one of the better titles available. Fans of mahjong will find hours of tile-eliminating entertainment and can keep their game fresh by changing up tiles, backgrounds and game patterns.

Buy 2014 U.S. Open Golf Championship on the App Store

Golf Fans Will Love U.S. Open App

More annual sporting events are getting in on the iPhone app parade, and golf is no exception. U.S. Open Golf Championship tracks this weekend's golf happenings from Bethpage Black by providing live video, leaderboard updates, and player profiles.

Buy Bionic Surfer on the App Store

Bionic Surfer Takes on Kaons and Wins

Bionic Surfer, from developer Robert Casperson, is a conventional side-scrolling shooter and your mission is well-worn: Run, jump over or on top of obstacles, collect power ups and fire a variety of weapons to annihilate the bad guys.

Buy Star Defense on the App Store

Star Defense Takes Traditional Tower Defense to New Level

Developer ngmoco is already much respected for its games, notably, Rolando and Topple 2. The company’s latest, Star Defense,  takes game play to a whole new level (100 new levels to be exact).

Buy iBonsai on the App Store

Relax and Grow a Tree with iBonsai

How do you fare with houseplants?  With iBonsai from Brainpower Labs, you do not have to worry.  iBonsai allows you to watch beautiful, unique bonsai trees grow in a meditative manner before your eyes.

Buy Documents To Go® Free - View & edit Microsoft Office files (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) on the App Store

Documents To Go Brings Doc Editing to iPhone

It has been a long wait for Dataviz's Documents To Go to arrive in the App Store. Documents To Go has been the standard on mobile platforms such as the BlackBerry, Palm and Windows Mobile for years. Users of the iPhone have griped since the phone's debut about the lack of a comprehensive document editing app; especially since this technology has existed for nearly a decade (Office Mobile first debuted on the Pocket PC in 2000).

Buy NFT Guides, All Cities on the App Store

Not For Tourists Manhattan City Guide Debuts in App Store

I don’t live in New York, but if I did or were to travel there, I would have no qualms about taking along the Not For Tourists Manhattan City Guide on my iPhone. If you’ve ever seen the Not For Tourists book series, the comprehensive award-winning city guides available for several US cities, including New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, and Washington D.C., as well as one for London, then you are already familiar with the Not For Tourists style.

Buy NineGaps on the App Store

NineGaps Has Your Daily Numbers

Quadion Technologies' NineGaps is in some ways like Sudoku, the number puzzler that bookkeepers, Mensa wannabes and violinists seem to enjoy more than everyone else. NineGaps is different than Sudoku in that you complete puzzles consisting of three rows and three columns.

Buy TypeDrawing on the App Store

Create Poetic Visual Art with Type Drawing

While there are a slew of iPhone apps that give you the opportunity to be creative, and it is more unusual for an app to allow for creativity on multiple levels.  Type Drawing does just that:  it allows you to write and draw, combining the two to make captivating visual art.

Buy Spreadsheet on the App Store

Spreadsheet A Major Improvement Over Original

Spreadsheet was one of the original apps of its kind to make it to the iPhone. A recent update brings an app that is much improved from the original version offering several extra features that make it worth considering if you want to be able to create and edit spreadsheets on-the-go.

Buy Monster Pinball on the App Store

Monster Pinball Steps Video Pinball Up a Notch

Monster Pinball - There's just something to be said for video pinball. Sure, it's never going to be as good as the real thing, but at least the objective is simple and even a pinball novice can enjoy a quick game without duress.