Editor’s Picks Apps

"Draw" Your Own Conclusion With Crayon Physics Deluxe

A 2008 Independent Games Festival Grand Prize winner, Crayon Physics Deluxe is now available in the App Store, brought to us by Hudson Games. Crayon Physics Deluxe is a combination puzzle and drawing game, in which players “draw” solutions to various stages.

Buy The Betty Crocker Cookbook – Kitchen-Tested Recipes on the App Store

Betty Crocker Mobile Cookbook Heats it up

Do you feel like chicken tonight? Are you at the grocery store and don’t have a recipe? Well, life just got a little bit easier. The folks over at General Mills introduced The Betty Crocker Mobile Cookbook to make finding recipes to make breakfast, lunch and dinner a little bit easier.

Buy AIM: Free SMS, Chat, Group Chat, Voice Messages on the App Store

AIM Frees Your Instant Messaging

AIM - Instant messaging has never been one of the iPhone's strengths. Apple's limitations on allowing apps to run in the background means that you can't receive an IM notification while you are working within another program.

Buy Space Bikers on the App Store

Tiny Space Bikers Ride to Rebuild their Space Ship

The story line in Chillingo's Space Bikers is that two miniature alien motorcyclists and an ATV rider have crash landed on Earth and they need your help rebuilding their space ship so they can go home.

Buy Bounce On on the App Store

Bounce On: Adventures in Roll-Playing!

Here's the deal: Bounce On by Team Phobic is really fun to play. It's as simple as that. It's a side-scrolling adventure game, similar to Super Mario Brothers or Sonic the Hedgehog, and it's adorable and addictive and...did I mention it's really fun to play?

iCraig Simplifies Browsing Craigslist's Online Classifieds

Craiglist, the vast classified ads Web site, is part marketplace for buyers and sellers and part entertainment for window shoppers. SplashData, gives you both parts with iCraig, an app that lets you see what's  going on in the world of Craigslist ads in your area.

Buy Indigo Ocho on the App Store

Indigo Ocho: Maze Game With Style

Indigo Ocho - Mazes are one of the oldest forms of puzzles in the world. For literally thousands of years, people have worked to follow paths through mazes and labyrinths, making false starts and wrong turns, sometimes getting trapped, always trying to find their way to the end. 

ngmoco:) Topple 2 Is Twice the Fun

If past is prologue, as they say, then ngmoco:)'s new Topple 2 is certain to be a smash hit. The first Topple hit 3 million downloads and has been on top-game and best-seller lists everywhere. Topple 1 and 2 are Tetris-like games in which the objective is to stack a variety of shapes by sliding and rotating them so they balance.

Buy Smack Me™ on the App Store

Smack Me Game Provides Simple Pleasure

When you start to play Smack Me, your first thought might be, “This is too easy.” You get through the first level, unlocking the medium level, and your confidence builds. “I will unlock the hard level in no time,” you say to yourself.

Buy Yahoo Search on the App Store

Yahoo Search App is a Speedy Way to Comb the Web

Yahoo! Search for iPhone is a speedy mobile search app that enables you to get where you're going to on the Web —pronto. Enter a term into the search bar and Yahoo! Search will start suggesting sites as you type.

Heavy Mach: Shoot 'em Up Game Brings the Heat!

Heavy Mach - Putting out a game that's a tank shooter is serious business. With the amazing longevity that iShoot has had near the top of the App Store rankings, the gauntlet has definitely been thrown down for anyone looking to step onto their turf.

Supermarket Mania Comes to the App Store

Already a frequently downloaded PC game, Supermarket Mania is now stocked in the App Store thanks to G5 Entertainment. A time-management game, which has players keep up with customer demands in a small town grocery store, Supermarket Mania provides iPhone/iPod touch users access to a detailed and complete mobile version of the same game.

Buy Kindle – Read Books, eBooks, Magazines, Newspapers & Textbooks on the App Store

Kindle for iPhone a Reader's Delight

Amazon's Kindle has revolutionized how many people approach reading. The iPhone has done the same for mobile phones. Combine the two and you have your favorite mobile apps and books all in one device. The strength of the Kindle for iPhone is the access it provides to Amazon's vast online store of ebooks.

Buy Solitaire by MobilityWare on the App Store

Solitaire by Mobility Ware — Hours of Solitary Fun

Solitaire - Have you ever wondered what makes a game popular and stand the test of time? I don’t know. What I do know is that before Sudoku and the Rubicks Cube, there was a game played with a deck of cards called Solitaire also known as Patience.

Buy Tap of War on the App Store

Tap of War Tugs at My Competitive Heart Strings

Tap of War by Spokko is one of those ridiculously simple apps that no matter how pointless, endears those of us who pretend our iPhone is not a toy (but secretly are giddy about all the cool, fun stuff it does).