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.
Tell Someone You Love Them With An App to Tell
If sending traditional candy hearts and embossed greeting cards to your special someone is not your style, then check out this Valentine’s Day app. An App to Tell is a new iPhone app that lets you tell someone how you feel about them by creating an app just for them that expresses your sentiments in text, audio, a picture, or all three.
Is Comedy Sidekick a Dynamic Duo in the Making?
Comedy Sidekick is a slightly goofy app that may have been designed with the intention to inspire the comic within, but comes off more like a bad night at the improv.
In order to fulfill useful suggestions like livening up an office party or conference call, Comedy Sidekick supplies what can only be assumed are examples of introductions, opening acts, and a catch phrase.
iCelebrate ~ Valentine's Day Wants to Win Your Heart With Music
Who doesn’t love a good love song, smooth jazz, or a little R&B? OK, probably plenty of people – especially as Valentine’s Day approaches and those with contempt for the hopelessly romantic and barrage of candy hearts and chocolate flowers that celebrate them are reminded of the pending day in every store.
Emoticons Galore with IMBooster
IMBooster is no longer available in the App Store. Look for more emoticon apps or emoji apps.
If you love to load up your e-mails with those goofy little icons known as emoticons, then IMBooster will be right up your alley.
Beer 99 Bottles - Take your iPhone Down, Pass it Around...
Though a bit awkward sounding in name, Beer 99 Bottles is an entertainment app even Sheldon Cooper would love. Aimed at entertaining users in a most “off” the wall fashion, Beer 99 Bottles takes the classic road trip song “99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall” and makes it into something unique and rather amusing – in a cool, geeky sort of way.
Sand Garden Achieves Visual Zen
For those who appreciate the blissful relaxation of Japanese rock gardens and can also appreciate the virtual translation of such a utopian art, then check out Pavel Doichev’s latest app Sand Garden.
Take Out Your Agressions and Show No Mercy
No Mercy is a “stress reliever” app now available in the App Store. The holidays might seem like the ideal time to seek stress relief, but you must understand No Mercy is for humor and entertainment purposes only and the level of humor and entertainment No Mercy brings you will depend vastly upon your personality.
Mass Producing Cartoon Cards with Xmas Card Factory
Who wouldn’t want an app that enables them to send a holiday card with caricature drawings and witty jibes centered around the Christmas nativity?
I can imagine there are plenty of people, myself included, who’d rather not.
Yoritsuki Provides a Room with a View
It’s unlikely that you travel enough to have stayed at a hotel or inn with a view so stunning you’d like to take it with you on your iPhone, but that could be because you’ve never visited the fictional Japanese inn, Yoritsuki.
Police Scanner or Emergency Radio?
If you’re one of those edge-of-your-seat types that enjoys following police, fire and EMS transmissions there are half a dozen apps that make it easy to listen to those calls on your iPhone.
Zenscape: Colorful Lightplay is Quietly Calm
Zenscape - More than a year ago, Koi Pond floated onto the app scene with a gorgeous (if pointless) app that allowed users to affect an onscreen world with a touch, tap or swipe. It was an instant success and app developers have been using the model ever since hoping to achieve the same fame.
Anitello: Animated How-to Videos for Life's Little Problems
Anitello is an app designed to provide "clarifying animations" to "entertain and assist." The animations cover basic tasks such as jumpstarting a battery or cooking a steak — simple stuff that people frequently have questions about.
PhotoShoot: Maim Your Photos in Marvelous Ways
PhotoShoot is a customizable dart board that lets you choose a photo (aka: target) and dart-style to release frustration or a enjoy quick chuckle.
3D Aquarium: Dive into a Peaceful Underwater World of Virtual Pets
3D Aquarium — The great thing about having a pet is the interaction — the petting, funny expressions and playtime. So, I’m usually not too keen on the world of virtual pets and the related iPhone apps.
iCaption Harnesses the Power (and Pain) of Community
iCaption (Funny Pics - FAIL Signs, plus more!) is an iphone application for all you Dane Cook fans out there — meaning I don't think it is remotely funny or even tolerable but I guarantee some of you out there will.