Editor’s Picks Apps

Epic Pet Wars Are The Cutest Wars Ever

Epic Pet Wars Are The Cutest Wars Ever

Generally, when I'm assigned an application to review, I head to the App Store, download it, and check it out. When it comes to Epic Pet Wars by Miraphonic, however, it just so happened that I'd already downloaded it and even considered suggesting that I review it.

Buy Slacker Radio on the App Store

Slacker Radio Competes with Pandora

I used Slacker Radio for the first time today, and I was impressed. Slacker Radio is a free custom internet radio app developed by Slacker, Inc. that provides some extra perks that its main competitor, Pandora, does not.

Buy Bloons on the App Store

Get it Poppin with Bloons

Bloons - One of the best remedies to a slow day at the office is loading up a good ol’ flash game that can be played through your Internet browser. I wouldn’t dare engage in such a shameless waste of my employers time, but I’m just going by what I hear...

Peggle is Peg Popping Pandemonium

Peggle - It has to be said that I really enjoy Pop Cap games. Most are easy enough to play, complete enough to be a fair amount of lasting fun, and while I may scoff at the price to add them to my iPod touch, I usually find them to be worthy enough.

Numbrosia Adds up to Free Fun with Numbers

Numbrosia - Number, logic, word, and match-three style puzzles find their way onto my iPod touch quite frequently. Some I love, others not so much, and sometimes it just depends. For review purposes,  I think it’s important to gauge a puzzle game’s quality alongside its value for price.

Buy Echofon Pro for Twitter on the App Store

TwitterFon Pro a Worthy Upgrade

With TwitterFon Pro, developer Kazuho Okui takes an already excellent Twitter client and makes it even better. This release is a stepped up version of the original TwitterFon, which is still free but now sports ads.

Buy World Cup Table Tennis™ on the App Store

Kick Some Butt with World Cup Ping Pong

World Cup Ping Pong - During my senior year of high school, we were given the choice in phys ed of playing competitive ping pong, or doing aerobics. Since it was the 80’s and I was already taking a Jane Fonda-style aerobics class three nights a week, I chose ping pong, and I discovered that I kicked ping pong butt.

Buy Wifi Directory  (Wireless Hotspots Finder) on the App Store

WiFi Directory is a Cool Way to Find Hotspots

WiFi Directory — You can never have too much Wi-Fi, which is what makes WiFi Directory (Wireless Hotspots Finder) as appealing to me as a medium-rare steak is to my dog Henry, who will eat anything other than dog food.

Buy Fandango Movies – Times & Tickets on the App Store

Find Movies Near You with Fandango

Fandango - Movies are not cheap. In the spirit of the recession, I recently got rid of my satellite television. Now for entertainment, I am considering going to the movies again, and Fandango makes it easy to spend my precious play money wisely.

Buy Dictate + Connect (Dictamus) on the App Store

JMDictate – Professional Dictation is a Good Listener for Frequent Audio Recording

JMDictate-Professional Dictation, from JOTOMI, is an industrial-strength app for people who are constantly recording notes, memos and other bright ideas and then need to store or share them by email or file transfer.

Buy AAA Mobile on the App Store

AAA Discounts Features Roadside Help and Saves You Money Too

If you’re not a member of AAA, you should be. It surprises me just how pervasive and ubiquitous are the companies that provide discounts to AAA members. Check out AAA Discounts, a free iPhone app, and you’ll see what I mean.

Buy Wallet Pro (password manager) on the App Store

Wallet Pro Excels as a Password Manager

Wallet Pro aims to solve one of the biggest concerns I have about using my iPhone: As much as I would like to have Web logins, credit card numbers and similarly crucial information on hand, I worry what might happen should I lose my iPhone.

Test Your Puzzle Logic with Boxed In

Boxed In is a new logic based puzzle available in the App Store that pretty much encompasses all that a logic puzzle should be. Boxed In has increasingly difficult levels with a simple objective made challenging by specific rules of limitation.

Buy Pollution on the App Store

Pollution App Provides Geographic Environemntal Information

Pollution - Let’s be honest, environmental information apps are probably not at the forefront of many iPhone/iPod touch users’ minds, but maybe they should be. I confess, I never thought about searching for an app that provided location-based air, water, and ground pollutant information, but Pollution by aMobile Future does exactly that.

Buy Assassin's Creed™ - Altaïr's Chronicles on the App Store

Assassin's Creed - Altair's Chronicles Stands Alone

Assassin’s Creed: Altair’s Chronicles - In what’s arguably one of the biggest releases yet on the iPhone, Gameloft has taken on the ambitious task of making the first iPhone game based on Ubisoft’s Assassin's Creed.