Editor’s Picks Apps
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?
GeoLogTag Connects Your Photos with Space and Time
GeoLog Tag – If you’re a photo enthusiast or pro shooter, how many times have you taken photos with your digital camera and later needed to know precisely where you were when you tripped the shutter?
Ring-a-Ding-Ding Sonic the Hedgehog is Now for iPhone
Nearly six months to the day from Sega’s release of Super Monkey Ball for the iPhone, Sega’s golden boy, Sonic the Hedgehog, has made his official appearance in the App Store.
Arguably, Sonic is to Sega what Mario is to Nintendo and because the iPhone and Touch are so handy for portable gaming, most users will welcome a title like Sonic the Hedgehog with open arms (and open wallets).
The History of Cameras: A Snaphot Back To The Future
The History of Cameras — As a photographer I am frequently searching for a number of things to create a memorable photograph. The right lighting, perfect subject, and pleasing background are but a few of the considerations that affect ones ability to compose and convey an interesting story at a moment in time.
It Takes Moxie to Win this Word Game
Moxie, a bitter soda from Maine, has come to mean “guts” or “nerve. It probably has something to do with the intestinal fortitude of those who drink this belly-washer.
Moxie, the app from Blue Ox, also requires a strong stomach because you have to be willing to gamble to form words to score big points without using up all the letters in your hand.
WeatherBug Elite is Well Worth the Extra Dollar
WeatherBug Elite - A great many iPhone and Touch users I know have the free version of WeatherBug installed on their device. I did too, for a long time and then a few weeks ago I upgraded to WeatherBug Elite, which eliminates ads and provides additional features.
MLB.com At Bat Drives In The Winning Run
MLB.com At Bat iPhone app by MLB.com is the perfect app for any baseball fan. If you need an up to the minute score, want to listen to a game, or see the highlights, you can do so right from your iPhone.
Yahoo! on iPhone and iPod touch Beats Blackberry
Do you Yahoo? If so, you can now download Yahoo! onto your iPhone or Touch for free. Yahoo has combined news, weather, social networking, and other features into an all-in-one application with a few new features, like a “press and speak” voice input for searching and the ability to customize your own interests for quick viewing.
mShopping - Powerful Shopping List is Built for Power Shopping
If you’re looking for a shopping list app that is a bit more detailed and organized than just a simple list format, mShopping by iPhone Studio may be the perfect app for you. I have tried a few shopping lists myself, most of which escape my memory and are either lost in the menu pages of my device or deleted because I didn’t use them.
SmartTime Gives You More Time to Get Your Life In Order
Left Coast’s SmartTime+ (Calendar, ToDos, GTD), a to-do, calendar and task manager, is one of the more complete and flexible apps of this kind in the App Store, at least you’ll think so if you’re just not into time, like me.
Toss This Polly a Cracker! Colorful Game Makes Match-3 Even Easier
Pollys Popping Parrots is quite possibly the cutest violent game I’ve played in quite some time. Granted there’s a slight touch of hyperbole in that aforementioned claim, it’s not a bad thing from my perspective.
Seek 'n Spell is a GPS-Based Adventure Game For Groups
Don’t let the name mislead you. Seek ‘n Spell is nothing like your childhood toy, Speak & Spell. In fact, forming words is only a small part of this adventurous, GPS-based scavenger hunt.
Bubblehead is One Zany iPhone Game and My Newest Addiction
BubbleHead - For those of you that can appreciate a little quirkiness in your life, please pay attention here. The talented team over at CrowdCafé has put together a meaty casual game that leverages an inspired art style and some slick controls.
Zentomino is Peaceful and Challenging
Zentomino - Whenever I review a strategy game app, I pretty much always describe it as “hard.” This may say more about me than the apps. That said, Zentomino is a hard game, but not too hard.