Editor’s Picks Apps
Sonos iPhone App Makes Multi-Room Sound System Even Better
What could be better than accessing your entire music library from a set of high quality speakers in any room of your home? How about adding internet radio, local radio stations, Pandora, Last.1
Whack ‘em All in Spazzle Classic, Slammin' Critter-Crushing Fun
Whack ‘em All iPhone app by Fairlady Media takes a page from those arcade games you’ve played using a mallet to whack the little creatures as they pop up out of their holes. Whack 'em All nails it right on the little critters heads. Pun intended. Whack ‘em All is a nine-level, fast-paced game.
Touch Physics Impresses with Accurate Physics and Entertaining Gameplay
Touch Physics is ingenious, addictive, and a load of fun. The mechanics of Touch Physics are quite simple yet it is one of those things which, when you experience it, make you realize just how powerful the iPhone platform is.
The Flakery: Creating Virtual Snowflakes is Pretty Cool
I live in New York. For the the first 26 years of my life, I lived in Florida, but now I live in New York. And New York? Is cold. So, to be totally honest, I'm really kind of over snow.
Send Multiple Pics in One Message with Multi-Photo Email
Multi-Photo Email: In the race to have the shiniest, most feature-heavy phone, iPhone users are pretty much at the front of the pack. I myself went through about three phones a year, always looking for something, well, cooler, until I got my iPhone.
Physics-bases Bubble Game is Good iPhone App for Just Fillin' Time
Just Fillin' - Some of my favorite apps for killing time are games that are quick and easy to play. Don’t get me wrong, I love a good puzzler or a more complex game for down time, but sometimes I just want an entertaining way to pass a few minutes while sitting and waiting somewhere.
Up There Demonstrates How "Uplifting" an App Can Be
This intriguing app really is “Up There” on the list of well designed games for iPhone/iPod Touch. Up There is a simple game with seamless design that takes advantage of the accelerometer.
Mancala: FS5 (Free) — Marble Game Gets Everything Right
Mancala: FS5 (Free). For those of us that didn’t already know, "The word mancala comes from the Arabic word naqala meaning literally ‘to move.' There is no one game with the name mancala; instead mancala is a type, or designation, of game.
Use Brushes to Create Your Masterpiece
The closest I've come to painting a canvas is the drop cloth I used the last time I painted the bathroom in my house. Steve Sprang's Brushes is just the thing for a guy like me who's more likely to paint himself into a corner than to create great works of art.
vConqr: World Domination is Closer, but still Just out of Reach
The Risk knock-off vConqr has undergone quite the revamping since our original review of the game when it was known as Virtual Conquest. This version is more playable and should appeal to both Risk fanatics and iPhone/iPod touch gamers.
Bowling is an Adventure with Downhill Bowling on the iPhone
A hand-held animated bowling game did not sound exciting to me until I discovered Downhill Bowling for the iPhone. Released by GameResort as an alternative to the free Downhill Bowling Lite, this iPhone app is a clever, addictive game that is appealing and fun for all ages.
Eye vs. Eye Tests Your Skill for Perceiving Color
Eye vs. Eye by FORMation Alliance is a great little game for improving or testing your color matching skills. FORMation Alliance is an up and coming iPhone and iPod touch app contributor with a focus on designers. Eye vs. Eye is a simple app that can be played individually or against a friend.
Pocket Express — Placing The World In The Palm Of Your Hand
The Pocket Express iPhone App from Handmark Inc. is an information-based app, which has been used by smartphone owners for quite some time. The app is designed to make it easy for you to access news, sports, weather, entertainment and other information quickly.
Super Word Find Will Keep Search Enthusiasts Busy
Super Word Find is exactly what it purports to be — a word finding puzzle which remains true to the classic word search puzzles. Moreover, it’s “supercharged” in a kind of way that only a Word Search can be.
Animalz Gets Applauze for Solid Puzzle Game
Animalz - Though collapse-style puzzle games like this one are a dime a dozen, there are a few classics that might stand out in your mind. PurpleZoo Productions’ Animalz may not be an instant classic, but it stands a good chance of being a favorite app for those who love this type of puzzle game.