Entertainment apps range from the silly to the sublime. For a list of our favorites, check out AppCraver’s Editor Picks of the Best Entertainment Apps for iPhone and iPad, or read on for today’s news and reviews of entertainment applications for iOS devices.
Ricochet: YouTube's Best Handpicked Videos
As evidenced by the number of views of many viral videos, checking out user-created videos on YouTube is a favorite pastime of millions of people. If you don’t have a lot of time to invest in browsing YouTube videos, there are apps for that.
Become a Silver Screen Tycoon with Movie Mogul
Mogul (n.) – Entrepreneur, industrialist, tycoon, iPhone user with Movie Mogul installed.
Movie Mogul for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad is branded as a game, but is more like a choose-your-own-ending book than a game, that pits your movie production knowledge against an imaginary movie making process.
Sexy iPhone Apps — Newer, Sexier, in HD!
Back when this article first hit the 'net, Nine Inch Nails’ front man Trent Reznor had only recently assailed Apple for blocking an update to the band’s iPhone app because it used “objectionable words.” Apple had long maintained that only G-rated material would make it to the display windows of the App Store.
Monster Free Apps: A Scary Good Way to Find Free Apps
Want free apps with no strings attached? Heck, who wouldn’t want to discover freebies in the App Store? With Monster Free Apps and their mantra “So good it’s scary,” you have the opportunity to download paid apps for free.
Make Your Voice Sound Crazy in Real Time with Voicemod
There are plenty of voice modification apps in the App Store, but voicemod for iOS comes with a unique twist. Rather than recording the user’s voice in advance, then altering the recording after the fact, voicemod makes your voice sound crazy in real time.
Mix and Match Faces with MugMash!
Ever wonder what your kids would look like with dad’s beard or grandpa’s bald head? How about wondering what you’d look like with short hair or someone else’s eyes? A true fun-with-photos experience, MugMash!
No Pocket Knife Required for Country Living Treemail
It’s hard not to notice the myriad of iPhone apps meant to creatively communicate messages from one person to another. Valentines Day may be over, but romance is still alive and well in the App Store.
Listen in Real Time With Talk Stream Internet Radio Player
Thanks to the Talk Stream app by Talk Stream Live, LLC, my son's spring season soccer practices will be a blast!
First off I must admit, as a listener and also a broadcaster, that I love Internet radio.
Wimp.com's Video Site Goes Mobile with Wimp.com - Family Friendly Videos
If you’ve enjoyed the selection of videos available at Wimp.com on your computer, you can now get easy access to the same collection on the go with Wimp.com – Family Friendly Videos. If you aren't familiar with it, Wimp.com is a video site with a fairly random collection of user-created videos.
Talking Santa for iPhone Brings Christmas Cheer and a Bizarre Sense of Humor
Talking Santa for iPhone will feel familiar to anyone who has used any of the other “Talking Friends” apps by the developer, Outfit7. When you open the app it’s just you and the cartoon character, face to face.
Youtube Stream Turns a Search into a Channel
Youtube Stream does one thing pretty well - and countless other things you hadn’t even thought to ask for.
neu.Draw: Finger-friendly Vector Drawing Awaits
Those who want a more complex drawing experience should give neu.Draw a try. This is not just another app for doodling or making casual pictures. From the same developers that brought us neu.Notes, this iPad app is designed for those who want to create vector drawings with a high level of precision.
Find Your Voice with Voice Changer
Interested in a voice changing application for your iPhone? Voice Changer by Hurryforward Ltd. is a plausible option for just .99. Featuring 18 different sound effects including helium, robot, megaphone, and reverse, Voice Changer utilizes a basic recording function and then lets users apply any of the different sound settings to the recording.
After the Beep! Turns Your iPhone into a Lie-Phone
After the Beep! has a quality found in very few apps: it provides a set of features, then leaves it to you to dream up countless uses. The features seem straightforward at a glance. The user simply records a short message with his or her voice, “tweaks” the message with a variety of pre-set distortions and background noises, then sends the message off to friends through Facebook, Twitter, e-mail, or even a clever direct-to-voicemail feature.
CosmicPainter: Create Moving Art With Multi-Touch (Video Demo)
It's hard to categorize CosmicPainter, unless you're familiar with the world of VJing. That's a special place where it's deemed important to be able to create patterned artwork in motion, because sometimes you just need peoples' eyeballs glued to a screen displaying no representative visual content.