Editor’s Picks Apps
Most Wanted: "Just The Facts" You Need
Ever since 1988, if I’m home on a Saturday night I’m tracking criminals with America’s Most Wanted. Watching reenactments of crimes, paying close attention to the age enhanced photos and listening to John Walsh describe the details of deviant behavior.1
Supersize Me - ZumoDrive Sends Your Files into the Cloud
Zecter's >Supersize Me - ZumoDrive joins a growing list of file-sharing apps such as Box.net's Box.net and Sharpcast's SugarSync that enable you to store your content in the cloud and download it to your iPhone or iPod touch.
TV.com Provides Streaming Video and Personalized Clips for Fans of CBS and The CW
CBS Interactive's TV.com provides iPhone and iPod touch users CBS and The CW TV shows and video clips, delivered free via Wi-Fi, 3G and EDGE.
Radio Flare Game is Like Defender With Super-Cool Music
Radio Flare is a fast-paced iPhone game from studio radiolaris that is reminiscent of Defender. You guide your spaceship to target and destroy enemy spaceships, with an added bonus: the ships explode rhythmically, adding personalized percussion to the groovy soundtrack.
ACTPrinter Virtual Paper: A Must-Have For Every iPhone With a Mac
Have you ever had a document on your computer that you wanted to take with you but didn’t want to waste paper or printer ink on? What did you do? If you had the ACTPrinter Virtual Paper app for your iPhone or iPod touch, you sent the document from your Mac to your phone and you were on your way.
Wild West Guns Earns a Perfect Mark
Ladies and gentlemen, Gameloft has delivered another extraordinary iPhone game yet again. Wild West Guns is a rail shooter similar to what you may have seen in the arcade scene back in the early nineties.
Brain Thaw: Got A Cool Head for Math?
Brain Thaw - I feel comfortable saying that there's nothing in the world that can't be improved at least a little bit by adding penguins. They're cute! They waddle! They... eat numbers? In Brain Thaw, they do.
dB Provides Measured Innovation
dB - For those of you that love things that help you chronicle all facets of your life, Faber Acoustical has developed a uniquely original application that deserves your attention. In the age of Web 2.
Instaviz Makes Thinking in Pictures Easy
Instaviz, from Pixelglow, is designed to take your mind places it may have never been before. This app belongs to a group of applications called mind mapping, or what most people think of as flow charts.
HydroTilt Demands, Yet Rewards, Tenacity
An unparalleled, heart-racing challenge of coordination, codeglue's HydroTilt is a strategy game in which the player manipulates their iPhone/iPod touch to control the flow of a droplet of water through obstacles over floating platforms.
What Could Be Better Than A Slumdog Millionaire? How About a TV Show King?
TV Show King - Trivia games are so enticing because it just feels stunningly sweet to be right, to win, to have shown one's intellectual superiority over all other participants. Belittling the brains of a geek at a bar: brilliant. Pulverizing party guests: priceless.
WeatherCyclopedia Is a Nearly Perfect Storm of Information
If you're a weather dweeb like I am, WeatherCyclopedia will send you sky high. Telemet, the developer, bills this app as "The Most Comprehensive Weather Encyclopedia Under the Sun," and I believe it.
Rotation is the Aim of this Puzzle Game
Ro is a classy-looking, yet simple, puzzler but I just can't get the hang of it. That's not the app's fault. It's just how my brain doesn't work. Ro, from Roamular, is one of the most innovative apps I've come across in the App Store.
Typing Genius Update Puts Emojis on Your iPhone or iPod touch
Typing Genius-Get Emoji is aimed at people who want to get smart about text entry on their iPhone or iPod touch. No doubt about it: Entering text into Apple's versatile and ubiquitous handheld is its biggest shortcoming.
ColorSplash: Add a Splash of Color to Black and White Photos
ColorSplash, from Hendrik Kueck, is both entertaining and frustrating to use, at least if your fingers are the size of premium hot dogs.