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.
Walmart Brings VUDU's Movie Streaming Service to iPad
Walmart announced today the launch of VUDU for the iPad. VUDU, a leading subscription-free, video-on-demand movie service and wholly owned subsidiary of Walmart stores, has optimized the navigation experience of VUDU.com to enable millions of iPad owners to rent or buy entertainment content and then stream it easily through any iPad browser.
Bro Lifelife App Partners With How I Met Your Mother Fan Page for Contest
Tech Company Releases Mobile App for Men, Teams Up with Popular Fan Pages for Promo Contest
Want a wingman in your pocket? “There's an app for that.” Bro Lifeline is loaded with fake background sounds, pick-up lines, pep talks, and excuses that are all designed to help guys out.
New iPhone App Makes Anyone an Instant Celebrity
A new mobile app called "Fan Mail" turns anyone who downloads it into an instant celebrity complete with legions of adoring fans.
"Movie Stars, Pop Stars, TV Stars, and Athletes get tons of fan mail everyday," explains Mark Kaye, a radio host and the developer of "Fan Mail." "Wouldn't it be great if teachers, doctors, volunteers, and everyone else got fan mail too?
Let your kids discover the magic of Paint 2.0 for the iOS
ABCiSoft, a burgeoning mobile application developer, was excited today to announce the launch of an updated version of Paint for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This artistically innovative app provides users with a variety of digital canvas options to draw on.
Game Critic - Your Free, Fun + Social Game Review Aggregator
Game Critic is an iPhone/iPod Touch app that provides information and reviews on thousands of game titles on all major platforms including: PS3, XBox360, WII, PC, DS and PSP. It offers advanced refinement and instant search features to locate games quickly and easily.
GIF SHOP iPhone App Makes Gif Animation Simple and Easy
We've all seen them. Those images and pictures that look like they are dancing, smiling or doing wacky little gestures and motions.
If you did a quick Internet search you could most likely figure out how to make them, but the GIF SHOP iPhone app wants to make it even easier to create and edit looping animated .gif animations, upload to Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr all while mobile.
Animation Desk for iPad Wins App Next 2011 Best Tablet App Award
Kdan Mobile Software announced that its entertainment app, Animation Desk for iPad, has won the Best Tablet App Award of App Next 2011, an annual competition held by Business Next Magazine to honor the best mobile applications of the year.
FB Friends Quiz Asks How Well Do You Know Your Facebook Friends?
iOSDeveloperz today is pleased to introduce FB Friends Quiz 1.0, for iPhone now in the App Store. How well do you know your Facebook Friends? FB Friends Quiz iPhone App aims to test your knowledge about your Facebook Friends.
Get the Dish with Big Brother Hamster Soup Season 13
With CBS’s Big Brother 13 in full swing, fans of the summer reality series are soaking up this season’s twists and plots like the summer sun. Who among the remaining house guests will stay and who will go next?
djay Takes Mixing a Party Playlist to New Level
An outstanding party playlist is irrevocably the most important part of the evening. It sets the tone for the night and can turn your shindig into a chest pounding, musical masterpiece or consequently, it can also turn the party into a "Hey, can we get that to go..." mass exodus.
OMG WTF LOL is an Easy Emoji App to Help the Tech-Impaired Install Emoticons
For those not using emoticons because they lack the technical know-how, OMGWTFLOL Emoji offers easy set-up and lots of options.Everybody loves emoji, the popular Japanese picture characters that make messaging fun.
TigerMe Club is Much More than Just How-To Dating App for Guys
TigerMe Club recently went on sale from $9.99 to $.99 and so my curiosity got the best of me. While I'm a happily to-be husband and father, I was very interested to check out the content and see if this "for men only" swagger app was worth the $9.99 regular price tag.
Sneak a Peek Protects Shared Photos, no Saving or Forwarding
My days of playing tag and capture the flag were a complete blast, but nothing peeked my curiosity more than a good game of treasure hunt for a school project or at a family reunion. However, there are only so many ways to obscurely reveal hints to the final destination.
Kung Fu Panda 2 Storybook is Epic Skadooshiness
Kung Fu Panda 2 storybook now available in the app store.I think we can all agree that the iPad and now iPad 2 have brought us into the next-generation of mobile computing. Now, the power-packed iOS device is revolutionizing children's storytime and companies such as zuuka and its publishing label iStoryTime are fast tracking the process with blockbuster movie storybooks such as Kung Fu Panda 2.
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.