Editor’s Picks Apps
Buzzbuka Makes Communication Unique and Fun!
Buzzbuka (Covert Messaging) - With the App Store surpassing 30,000 applications available for download, it’s both a great and scary piece of news. On one hand, the raw numbers point to both the promise and success of Apple’s digital marketplace.1
Hit the Course with Let's Golf
The designers at Gameloft have put together another outstanding iPhone/iPod Touch game with Let's Golf! The game offers a great experience that should satisfy golf fans yet also appeal to a broad audience with its arcade-like features.
Talk Mail Pro Talks, and You Listen, to Your Emails.
Whenever I think I've seen it all for the iPhone or iPod touch, along comes an app such as Talk Mail Pro from Apps that Rocks. Talk Mail Pro reads emails received via Google, MobileMe, AOL Mail — any IMAP-enabled email account — out loud.
Invasion of the Zakks: It's a Zakk Attack!
Every once in a while, I come across a game or an application that makes me really, really happy to be an AppCraver reviewer, because otherwise, I probably wouldn't have seen it, or if I'd seen it, I probably wouldn't have given it a second look.
Build from Start-Up to Web Mogul with iNetMania
Fans of Monopoly (either the board game or app) will probably like TechPad Productions' iNetMania, its first game for the iPhone and iPod touch. iNetmania is based on TechPad's ServerMania board game. Think of it as Monopoly for dot.com moguls.
Wolfenstein 3D Classic Proves FPS Games Can Work on iPhone
Wolfenstein 3D Classic - I was fourteen years old when I got my first taste of what a first person shooter (FPS) was.
WackyLands Green is Three Great Games in One
What do a surfer dude, a hippo and a bunch of cows have in common? When you play WackyLands Green, it is your job to save them all. WacklyLands Green from Fair Play Labs is three games in one app. In Surfer’s Nightmare, you shoot fish at hungry sharks to keep them from eating a surfer.
A Special Phone to Shake and Dial
A Special Phone was developed for people who are visually impaired or are unable to look at their phones, like when they are driving. A Special Phone, developed by Muhieddine EL Kaissi, uses a combination of audio, visual and tactile feedback to simplify dialing your iPhone.
Create Fun Portraits with FantasyLens
Widgetize's FantasyLens, is great fun. FantasyLens makes it easy for anyone to create composite photos using portraits of friends, family, whomever. FantasyLens come with 24 images or photo templates in which you can insert a head shot.
PangeaVR Brings Panoramas of Your Surroundings into View
Pangea Software has developed a number of popular game apps including Engimo and Billy Frontier. The company's focus on games makes its two panorama-viewing apps — PangeaVR and PangeaVR Pro — a little odd, not that that's a bad thing.
3D Brick Breaker Revolution is a Solid Take on a Classic
3D Brick Breaker Revolution by Digital Chocolate is a completely modern take on the classic Breakout genre, complete with 3D graphics, bonus levels, boss levels and some very cool power ups.
There was a Game on my iPhone, Bar Bingo Was Its Name-O
When I was a kid, I used to play bingo at the church hall with my mom. Bar Bingo is slightly more irreverent, and a heck of a lot more fun. Before I even started playing Bar Bingo by EXTEND Interactive with my friends, looking at the game board made me laugh out loud.
Skype Brings Its Free Calls, IM, to iPhone
There was a big splash when Skype was announced for the iPhone. It seemed like the perfect combination. The device that revolutionized smart phones paired up with the service that has changed how some make calls and instant message.
Locavore: Paring Down The Miles To Fresh Produce
Locavore - We live at a time that allows us to purchase most fruits and vegetables all year long. Through the use of mass-transportation, chemicals, and warehouses, produce grown half way around the world is often picked green, shipped and ripened in warehouses under questionable conditions.
Bike or Die 2: The Answer is Bike AND Die, it Appears
Bike or Die 2 - They say you never forget how to ride a bike. My question is: what about a bike simulator? I think the last video game I played that had me on a bicycle was Paperboy on original Nintendo.