Editor’s Picks Apps


Buy DrinkTracker Breathalyzer on the App Store

Drink Safely With DrinkTracker Breathalyzer

DrinkTracker Breathalyzer - This might sound like a lecture, but for goodness sake, don’t drink and drive. But it’s not that easy, is it?  If alcohol affects your judgment, how do you safely know if you are OK to drive when you have been drinking? 

Buy iBird West Guide to Birds on the App Store

iBird Explorer Western: A Beautiful View From Above

At some point in your life you hear the sweet or annoying sounds of a bird yet to be identified. If you love birds and the sounds they make, and live or travel in the Western Region of North America, iBird Explorer Western iPhone app by the Mitch Waite Group is a wonderful resource to have available.

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.

Buy Minesweeper Classic on the App Store

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

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.

Buy Put Things Off: The laid-back to-do list on the App Store

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.

Buy Quick Turn on the App Store

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.

Buy iDroidsMania on the App Store

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.

Buy Need For Speed™ Undercover on the App Store

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.

Buy E! Online on the App Store

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.

Buy TOP GUN on the App Store

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.

Buy Looptastic Producer on the App Store

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.

Buy Mover+ on the App Store

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.