Editor’s Picks Apps
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.1
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.
Sea Rascals Is Frantic But Fun
It's kind of funny — I grew up in the Florida Keys, so to me (and probably to most people, actually), the ocean is all about tranquility. However, Sea Rascals, which is set in the ocean? Makes me frantic! Admittedly, it's a good kind of frantic, but nonetheless...
Depeche Mode Sounds of the Universe: iDrum vs. Free App
Depeche Mode, an 80’s band that never went away, knows that in today’s world of digital music, album sales are only one part of a much bigger picture.
Galaga Remix Brings New & Retro Gaming Fun
Galaga Remix from Namco brings the arcade classic to the iPhone along with a polished, touch-screen friendly newer version that is just as much fun. All the key elements of Galaga are there — blasting away at enemies while saving your spaceship from destruction.
Viva Vegas Slots! Fast-Paced, Picture Perfect, Gambling
With unsurpassed precision, Electron Hut's vice city inspired Vegas Slots puts five 3-reel slot machines on the table for those who are tickled by taking a chance.
Sharpen Your Image With PhotoHype
PhotoHype - For those that enjoy taking pictures with their iPhone, producing the perfect picture can sometimes become quite the process. Having to email the picture to yourself in order to open it on your computers image-editing program. Then, getting to your computer to conduct the editing.
No Need to Avoid the Star Power of Dodgem
For those who enjoy simplistic, pick up and play games for their iPhone or iPod touch, Dodgem by Nikita Logachev is pretty much a winner. The premise of this simple game is to guide a lone star around the screen for as long as possible while avoiding enemy shapes and racking up points.
Trixel Makes "Deceptively Simple" Definitely Satisfying
Someone send help; I'm addicted to Trixel! Stopping to write this review is killing me! Well, OK, it's not that dire. But Trixel, the new puzzle game by ADEPT Games is rather enthralling. It's really simple to pick up, and somehow manages to be both easier and harder than you'd think.
Flower Garden's A Satisfying Alternative to the Real Thing
I always joke that I can’t have kids, because I can barely keep a plant alive. Well, with Flower Garden by Snappy Touch, my virtual green thumb is put to the test.
UniWar is a TENsational Turn-based Strategy Game for iOS
UniWar - Please briefly indulge me while I provide a little preamble for this review…I consider the turn based strategy genre as an acquired taste. In my experience, folks tend to either love them or hate them, with few falling somewhere in the middle of those extremes.
Whiteboard is for People Who Prefer to Show Than Tell
Whiteboard developer, Sven Resch, took me on a virtual tour of his app the other day and I came away impressed with Whiteboard's features and its potential as a collaboration tool. Logicopolis Technology, Resch’s company, set Whiteboard 1.0.1 loose in the App Store at the end of April.
QuickVoice PRO Recorder Has a Bonus
nFinity is using QuickVoice, a voice recorder for Macs and PCs, as a lure to nab buyers for its new iPhone version called QuickVoice PRO Recorder. QuickVoice is usually $15.00 but it’s free with when you buy the $0.99 app.