Editor’s Picks Apps


Buy Bike Or Die 2 - Physics Bike Simulator on the App Store

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.

Buy iZen Garden 2 - Portable Zen Garden on the App Store

iZen Garden Relaxes Just Like its Japanese Namesake

If the economy or bad weather has you singing the blues, we may have found a welcome distraction in the App Store. iZen Garden is a portable Zen Garden. From a real world art form to your handset, you’ll be able to create your own personal relaxation garden and take it with you everywhere.

Buy Black Box Touch on the App Store

Uncover the Hidden Mysteries of Black Box Touch

Black Box Touch, from 2 Tots Entertainment, is based on Black Box, a computer game so old that whenever bugs were found in it they were often moths and cockroaches.
Black Box Touch is what most people call a "hide-and-seek" game, where the object is to uncover hidden objects, most often through process of  elimination.

Buy METAL GEAR SOLID TOUCH (US) on the App Store

Metal Gear Solid Touch Worthy of Hype

Metal Gear Solid Touch is the latest in a series of games from high-profile developers to hit the App Store. It stays faithful to the franchise storyline while creating a gaming experience that feels at-home on the iPhone/iPod Touch screen.

Buy Flight Control on the App Store

Flight Control is a Complete Joy to Play

Flight Control - There is no greater joy than playing a simple game that knows and relishes the fact that it’s a simple game. Firemint has done just that with the release of their new title, Flight Control, a game that delivers an air traffic controller experience that is tailor made for the iPhone.

Buy SymptomMD on the App Store

SymptomMD First Aid On The Go

SymptomMD - In a day in age when many people either don’t have health insurance, their co-pay is a bit steep or, if you’re like me, just don’t like having to go to the doctor. How does one determine what to do when sick or injured?

Who Has The Biggest Brain? Sizes Up Facebook Friends

You can insist that size doesn't matter, but Playfish's Who Has The Biggest Brain is only helping to perpetuate such stereotypes. For shame. Who Has The Biggest Brain is a competition, linked with social networking giant Facebook, that prompts the user to solve as many simple seeming puzzles as possible in the one minute is allotted in each of four categories: analytical ability, calculation, memory and visual processing. Each category has its own mini-games,12 in total, puzzles dealing with arrangements, order, repetition, spacial evaluation and similar concepts. A brain size is then derived from performance through those four categories and compared with that of Facebook friends who also play. Be forewarned, it can be humiliating!

Bookworm is the Defining Word Game App for the iOS Platform

Bookworm is the Defining Word Game App for the iOS Platform

If you’re a word game fan and have never played Pop Cap Games’ Bookworm online, then check out Bookworm in the App Store. From the same developers that brought us Bejeweled, Bookworm is by far one of the best search and create word games around and having it available for iPhone and iPod touch is pretty exciting if you’re a word game fanatic.

Buy Wattpad - Free Books and eBook Reader - Read Fiction, Romance, Fanfiction stories on the App Store

Wattpad Shines on Amateur Writers

Wattpad, from the company by the same name, is an example of socialism in action. Wattpad was founded on the idea it would be an electronic meeting place where any community member could share his or her own content and read content written or contributed by any other community member.

MP Solitaire is Contradictory Card Fun

Get this — the MP in MP Solitaire stands for "multi-player," which come on, is a bit paradoxical. After all, you can’t play a game that was designed to be played alone with other people, right?

10 Balls 7 Cups and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

Very similar to Arcade Bowling, 10 Balls 7 Cups is an arcade-style skeeball game for your iPhone or iPod touch. Displaying on the screen as a wooden alley with the traditional seven target cups or rings of varying point values, 10 Balls 7 Cups replicates the arcade classic very well and frankly, is a buck cheaper than the aforementioned similar app and has an added bonus — tickets!

Buy Snatch Pro - Ultimate wireless trackpad / mouse, custom remote control, and keyboard for PC and Mac on the App Store

Snatch: Control Your Computer with an iPhone Trackpad

Snatch, from Hoofien, turns your iPhone or iPod touch into a wireless track pad for your Mac or PC. It's an intriguing idea and I'm a fool for any app that enables me to connect my iPhone to my desktop or other computers and do "insanely great things."
The first step is to download the free Snatch Server software and install it.

Buy Convert - Unit Converter by PBF on the App Store

Convert: Answers In The Palm Of Your Hand

Convert (Unit Converter by PBF) - One thing I’ve learned over the years is that there are several categories of possessions. The two that come to mind today are the possessions of others that I would love to own and those that I own but seldom use — but when I do use them nothing else will do.

Buy Dapple - Color Mixing, Puzzle Game Fun! on the App Store

Dapple Mixes Up the Match-Three Genre

If you've played Aurora Feint, Bejeweled or other games where you line up three or four similar objects to eliminate them, then you already have a good idea of what Streaming Colour Studios' Dapple is about.

Buy Parking Lot! on the App Store

Parking Lot! Steps Up the Puzzle Game with a Jam-Packed Challenge

Sometimes there’s an app that goes the extra mile and does a little bit better than the competition. Parking Lot is a puzzle game where you must safely navigate a yellow Beetle out of a maze of jammed packed cars. Parking Lot may remind you of other object puzzle games like Square Master, and Blocked but that’s where the similarities stop.