Editor’s Picks Apps
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!
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. In conjunction with their latest album, they released two apps: Depeche Mode Sounds of the Universe and iDrum: Depeche Mode Sounds of the Universe.
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.
Bell Fruit, Double Jackpot, Double Jackpot 3-Line, Triple Sevens and Triple Sevens 5-Line offer an exciting selections of odds and options.
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.
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. Luckily, the results are worth the effort, and even if i kill a plant or two, at least I’m not left with a dried-out, messy pot of dirt. Let’s call it a win-win.
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.
iPlay Unleashes It's Fast and Furious Sequel
Nearly two months ago I reviewed a fun yet flawed racer in Fast and Furious: Pink Slip. It was a game that admirably represented it’s license with a solid racing experience packed with interesting gameplay modes.
Quickoffice Suite For Word, Excel and File Transfer
Quickoffice Mobile Office Suite, from Quickoffice, is an overhaul of its versatile Quickoffice Mobile Pro, an app that combined Excel editing and file transfer functions.
The big news here is Quickoffice Mobile Office Suite now features the ability to view, create and edit Word documents.
Want to be a Pro at Packing? Check Out Packing Pro
Packing Pro is an organizational packing checklist for anyone preparing to travel for any reason. From the very beginning when I first checked out this app, I felt as if Quinn Genzel, the developer of Packing Pro and the lite version, Packing, personally knows me and wants to be my travel buddy.
Kids Allowance App Motivates Children by Tracking Rewards
Categorized as a finance app, Kids Allowance (formerly Kids Allowance and Rewards) could also fall into the category of productivity because when it comes to kids, a reward system is one of the best motivators.