Entertainment Apps

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.

Buy Talking Santa for iPhone on the App Store

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.

Buy YStream - Youtube edition on the App Store

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.

Buy neu.Draw on the App Store

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.

Buy Voice Changer on the App Store

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.

Buy After the Beep! on the App Store

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.

Buy CosmicPainter on the App Store

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.

Asia Society Museum: Yoshitomo Nara

If you are interested in art and culture, then check out the first app introduced by the Asia Society Museum. Already available under various headings in iTunes U, the Asia Society Museum, located in New York, promotes Asian and Asian American art.

Buy The Jeff Dunham iPhone Application on the App Store

The Jeff Dunham iPhone Application

Fans of Jeff Dunham and his iconic ventriloquist's dummies received a shout out earlier this month with the addition of The Jeff Dunham iPhone Application to the App Store. Essentially a promotional tool for Dunham's 2010-2011 tour, The Jeff Dunham iPhone Application provides instant access to news, videos, touring locations, and iTunes material.

Get Free Video Search and Sharing with VideoBox

VideoBox by LiveMixing, Inc. is a video app that gives access to popular video sharing sites and allows users to watch, download and share videos with friends. VideoBox features a search function, email and also allows users to push video from their computer to their phone.

Buy The Face Reader on the App Store

Don't Read too Much into The Face Reader for iPhone

Facial recognition software for iPhone might seem like a stretch, but that’s what Profiler-One would have you believe is incorporated into their face reading app. The Face Reader is apparently based on research and statistical mumbo jumbo, collected over years of research on thousands of faces.

Buy Dr. SexyTime Advanced Sex Guide on the App Store

SexyTime Sex Position Guide and Choreographer Serious Play for Lovers

SexyTime Sex Position Guide and Choreographer isn't for everyone, and it isn't for "every-when," but then neither are you.
Described by the developers as the best thing to happen to couples since the invention of the honeymoon, SexyTime Guide and Choreographer is trying to "make the world full of happier and healthier people, one choreographed or randomized romp at a time!"
Like other iPhone sex guide apps, SexyTime's Sex Position Guide displays a range of intimate positions (25, in three tastefully rendered silhouette styles,) and describes them in text.

Super Snaps! 7 Unique Photo Apps That Add Image Effects to Your Pics

Super Snaps! 7 Unique Photo Apps That Add Image Effects to Your Pics

Most iPad owners own iPhones. So, it stands to reason that they also have photos that need work—and 10.7 inches of screen on which to do it. But why get elbows deep in photo editing to develop a cool effect?

iCountCash: The One With the Most Money Wins

Said to be “as addictive as real cash,” iCountCash adds to the long line of addictive frantic tapping, swiping, and poking games available for iPhone, iPod Touch, and now iPad. While it’s kind of baffling how games like this have caught on, there’s no denying the popularity of such non-placid entertainment for the touch screen devices.

Scratch Off Now and Try Your Luck

If you’re hooked on sweepstakes, instant win games, and other “free” chances to try your luck at winning something, then check out Scratch Off Now by Thought Quarry, LLC. Scratch Off Now is basically like adding an instant win scratch off game to your iPhone with the opportunity to try your luck at winning small weekly prizes, like iTunes Store credit and Amazon gift cards, every 15 minutes.

Buy The Jerky Boys Prank Caller on the App Store

Send Classic Jerkyisms With The Jerky Boys Prank Caller for iPhone

The Jerky Boys Prank Caller is one of two recently released Jerky Boys apps for iPhone, with the other being The Jerky Boys Pinball. This app that lets you set up your friends to receive an inbound prank call on your phone.