Editor’s Picks Apps
Guitar Rock Tour is a new contender for the rhythm-action title.
Few mobile game developers have garnered as much respect and notoriety as Gameloft. By being the principal game provider for Motorola and others, it has become the EA of the mobile gaming industry. And just like EA, when Gameloft is set to release a new game, people listen.1
Play Mind Games with Braineous: Challenge Your Brain
Experts say your brain is like a muscle: The more you exercise it, the stronger it gets. If that's true, Braineous: Challenge Your Brain, will have your gray matter as muscular as a weightlifter on 'roids before too long.
All the Important U.S. Historical Documents in Your Pocket
You don't have to be a history buff or scholar to appreciate the wealth of information contained in U.S. Historical Documents, from Standard Works. U.S. Historical Documents contains more than 100 of the most influential documents in U.S. history in their entirety.
MySpace Mobile Makes Moves
MySpace junkies knew it was only a matter of time before the folks over at MySpace HQ brought the infamous social networking site to iPhone. Download MySpace Mobile and log in and the first thing you’ll notice is its lightning fast. Anything you touch in the app loads pretty darn quickly.
Arcade Hoops a Blast for Basketball Lovers
Aracade Hoops is a fast-paced and exciting offering for those looking to work on their jump shot with an iPhone or iPod touch.
The Only Thing Missing from Monopoly is Bailout Money
Monopoly: Here and Now: The World Edition - Who doesn't know how to play Monopoly? You buy low, sell high. You buy properties you really can't afford in hopes you can flip them to someone who can. Sometimes you go to jail.
There's a Little Trouble in SimCity
Electronics Arts' recreation of the long-time, popular SimCity series for the iPhone is somewhat astonishing given the parameters the developers had to work with. That's not necessarily a good thing, however, as I'll explain later.
Amateur Surgeon: Medical Mastermind or Moron With a Stapler?
Developed by Cartoon Network's Adult Swim, Amateur Surgeon is a new game that begs the question, do you need a medical degree to preform surgery? Of course not. All you need, in this case anyway, is everything that you might find in say, a pizza delivery van. Playing as Alan Probe: "Pizzaboy.
I Know, UNO, We Know
UNO, from Gameloft, is an old-time card game that's especially ideal for families with children. The rules are simple, at least for the standard game. I know many adults who play UNO as well, although I don't think any of them are brain surgeons or rocket scientists.
Allrecipes Is For People Who Like to Play With Their Food
My wife uses the Allrecipes Web site as her go-to source when she's looking for something new to cook. Me, I just keep everything in my head and prepare meals using whatever is available in the kitchen. That's why we both found Allrecipes Dinner Spinner so appealing.
Bounce and Splatter Your Way to Fun With de Blob
An innovative and fun platformer makes its way to the App Store in the form of de Blob. If you are a Nintendo Wii owner it may sound familiar as it also exists in a well-regarded Wii version. The developers made good use of transforming it from one motion-sensing gaming platform to another.
Warfare Incorporated: An Epic Adventure
Most of the games that have made their appearance on the iPhone have been of the speedy, arcade-style variety. Not so with Warfare Incorporated.
SPACE DEADBEEF Beats Out Paid Apps to Take Top Prize
Remember the days of Space Invaders at your local arcade when you were younger. SPACE DEADBEEF brings back those days on your iPhone with a game very similar to that of space invaders. The game has you turn the iPhone on it's side and fire away at the enemies as you move from left to right.
Roll Swap Gives you Added Camera Rolls and More Privacy
(Editor's Note, although this review refers to the "free version," Roll Swap has been updated and the new price is $1.99) If you are someone who takes a lot of pictures with your iPhone or iPod touch, then Roll Swap by Ernest Otto Software could really help you organize and protect your photos.
Live Life on the Edge and Nothing Will Ever Be the Same
"Hello, everyone. My name is Michael and I'm an addict." It first started when a friend suggested I try Edgewise from Greggy Bits Software. It's a simple little solitaire game. Put a few cards here and there and when all the cards are in their neat little boxes you've won the game.