Editor’s Picks Apps
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
TextMinder is Simple SMS Message Reminders for Text-Minded Individuals
If, like me, you are a text-minded individual and could use daily, weekly, or even single occurring reminders to do something, go somewhere, or pick someone or something up, then TextMinder sms text reminder by Adam Alexander might be just the app you’re looking for.
Air Sharing Pro Back in the File Transfer App Battle
Air Sharing, from Avatron Software, used to be the top dog in file transfer apps. That was light years ago in App Store time. Since September, when Air Sharing hit stride, several developers have introduced file transferring apps—many of them were more useful and less expensive.