Editor’s Picks Apps
Toki Tori Now for iPhone
I am the world’s biggest sucker for games with cute, colorful, rich graphics and I love an adorable character in a starring role as well. Toki Tori, originally for Gameboy and recently released as Wii Ware, is now available for the iPhone/iTouch thanks to Chillingo and it won me over before I even played it; making me want to adopt the adorable weeble-wobble-like chick for my very own.
Minesweeper Classic Just Like the Original
Minesweeper Classic - For those of us who toiled away for hours in a cubicle at our Windows NT workstations, Minesweeper was one of the few solaces in the drudgery of office life. Minesweeper still lives on in the current release of Windows 7.
Just for Kicks, Urban Kick Academy Proves a Pleasant Little Game
When the developers at 1BigApp contacted us about Urban Kick Academy, they claimed to have had trouble getting site reviews of their debut app for iPhone and iPod touch.
Luckily, we’re pretty much game for anything around here and though I initially groaned at this endeavor thinking it would be some kind of martial arts meets street fighting fan fare, I ultimately ended up chuckling at my preconception.
Mobi Products Touch Screen Stylus Pen Makes Typing Better
Touch Screen Stylus Pen - If, like me, your biggest gripe with iPhone and iPod touch is the tedious process of touch-to-type on a tiny keyboard, check out Mobi Products Touch Screen Stylus Pen.
Put Things Off to Help Yourself Get Organized
Put Things Off, may seem like an odd name for the time-management tool that it is, but for people with simple needs and for professional procrastinators it does a terrific job.
One of the problems that I’ve always had with time-keepers, time organizers and other time-related things is that it’s too much of a pain to enter information using the iPhone’s keypad.
Quick Turn: Can You Catch a Falling Star With Just Your iPhone and Good Reflexes?
Look, a falling star! Don’t get distracted; you need to start rotating your iPhone. Quick Turn from Portable Zoo is an action game that requires good reflexes, and as it speeds up, quick moves.
iDroidsMania is Artificial but Clever
iDroidsMania is Artificial Life’s first original game for the iPhone and iPod touch platforms and it’s as eye-fetching as a steaming stack of buttery pancakes smothered in genuine maple syrup.
Need For Speed Arrives on the iPhone in Style!
Need for Speed: Undercover - For nearly 15 years and several generations of gaming hardware, the Need for Speed franchise has endured as a beloved arcade racing franchise for all gamers.
Granted it has come in several different themes over the years (e.g.
Tongue Drum Brings Archaic Music to the Modern Era
The Tongue Drum, the world's oldest form of instrument, has been used for millenia by tribes throughout the world as both a story-telling instrument and war drum. Originally crafted from hollowed out tree bark, it has evolved into a modern instrument with multiple tunings, sizes and variations.
E! Online Gets Gossip App Right
Gossip gangsters unite! There is a new entertainment news app floating around in the App Store. E! Online is the new app from E! Entertainment that handles all your entertainment news needs.
Top Gun Scores in Flight School and War
Top Gun has everything going for it: It's just been released by Paramount, a game publisher with a good rep. Iron Man, another shooter-on-rails earned good reviews when Paramount released it in December 2008.
Looptastic Producer Makes Mobile Mashups Mainstream
Looptastic Producer - As far as iPhone looping software goes, it's either a hit or miss. Some developers seem to over-complicate or oversimplify, while others can find the just the right balance.
Mover+ Makes it Simple to Share Photos Over Wi-Fi for Free
Someone infinitely more wise and insightful than myself once said that “the best things in life are free.” That maxim didn’t resonate with me until I became an adult as I realized I found the most pleasure in simple joys and pleasures.
Get Smart with Trivial Pursuit
Trivial Pursuit - I have always felt lucky if I won at any trivia game. Since my friends and I are not big trivia buffs, it feels like we could play Trivial Pursuit for hours until one of us finally wins.
Improve Your SAT® Score and Build Your Vocabulary with SAT® Vocab Challenge
SAT® Vocab Challenge - I am now and will remain a proponent of “edutainment” until I am no longer capable of independent thought. Regardless of the stance some educators and parents might take, there is absolutely nothing wrong with making learning fun and if a student can learn something from playing a game, then why not take advantage of it?