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.
The Mood Setter is Good for a few Laughs
The Mood Setter from Sobits is the only iPhone app I know that literally includes the phrase Bow-chicka-wow-wow, which depending on your taste is either hilariously hip or totally gauche.
Fluid 2 is Meditation in Motion
There are so many apps now that do so little. Fluid 2 is one of those Zen apps whose motto could be “don’t just do something, sit there.”
Fluid 2, a ninety-nine cent version of the free Fluid from Fabien Sanglard, allows you to do more than tap the screen and watch the waves ripple across the water.
Family Guy is 'Freakin' Sweet'
Family Guy will delight fans of the snarky television series with a steady flow of clips from the show and a few games. It will serve as a nice highlight reel for those who want a quick fix of Stewie's antics.
Create Dizzy Paintings with SpinArt
SpinArt will remind you of childhood art projects. Playing with SpinArt feels like a combination of blowing paint with a straw, tie-dying and that game (whose name I cannot remember) where you make geometric patterns by drawing with round plastic things that spin.
Nabbed Makes Fun Photo Captions
Using hundreds of letters cut from magazines, Nabbed from More Blu Sky is a creative way to add captions to your photos.
I am not sure how Nabbed chose its app name, but perhaps it is because the letters look like a ransom note when they are used to make words to add to your photos.
Baby Maker! Creates Comical Kids
I do not have any children, but I have wondered on occasion what my kids would look like if I had some. Baby Maker! is designed to give me a comical glimpse into a child-filled future.
Don’t take Baby Maker!
Relax and Grow a Tree with iBonsai
How do you fare with houseplants? With iBonsai from Brainpower Labs, you do not have to worry. iBonsai allows you to watch beautiful, unique bonsai trees grow in a meditative manner before your eyes.
Create Poetic Visual Art with Type Drawing
While there are a slew of iPhone apps that give you the opportunity to be creative, and it is more unusual for an app to allow for creativity on multiple levels. Type Drawing does just that: it allows you to write and draw, combining the two to make captivating visual art.
Emergency Radio Vs. Police Scanner: Cops Unedited
1 Adam 12 see the woman at 1242 Hauser St. prowler complaint. Handle this call code 2;
And so began my fascination with police shows and police radio jargon. Shortly thereafter I was listening intently to my father’s police scanner of the happenings all over southern California.
LottoFetch Works Great for a Narrow Audience
Every time I buy a lottery ticket, I start dreaming about how I am going to spend my 25 million dollars only to have my hopes shattered when my numbers are not drawn. In order to avoid that painful disappointment, I do not play the lottery often.
E! Online Gets Gossip App Right
Gossip gangsters unite! There is a new entertainment news app floating around in the App Store. E! Online is the new app from E! Entertainment that handles all your entertainment news needs.
Movies Now! Free May Be Another Movie Giant App
Movies Now! Free - If all the available free movie apps we've reviewed to date were in a head to head competition, the last standing would likely be Movies by Flixster, Fandango and this app, Movies Now!
Squeeze Some Photo Fun out of Squeeze it
If you like fun little apps that let you play with pictures, then check out Squeeze it by Longneck. Similar to Face Melter, Squeeze it is a face deformer and wobble app that is surprisingly easy to use.
Elvis Mobile is all Shook Up
If you’re a fan of the Elvis.com site, you’ll like the Elvis Mobile app. However, it you’re a fan of Elvis, then you might not find the Elvis Mobile app as appealing.
Elvis Mobile is a direct link to Elvis.com, the site run by Elvis Presley Enterprises.
F-MyLife: On The Go Pick Me Up
F-MyLife - If you’re ever having one of those days that has you staring into space thinking your life sucks; You have a few options, either do something to improve your day or tap into the F-MyLife iPhone app by enormego and enjoy the dreadful accounts of people whose days are going far worse than yours.