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Virtual Conquest - Great Idea, Needs Refining

Virtual Conquest is a Risk knock-off for the iPhone, the first of its kind. The concept is good; the execution needs work. The basics of the game are similar to Risk. The game is played on a board representing the world, with the various continents divided into territories.

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Ambiance Update Adds More Sounds and Advanced Options

Matt Coneybear recently released an update to his already audio-filled app, Ambiance. This sound machine for iPhone and iPod Touch has a collection of soothing "environment enhancers" such as rain, waves, swamp and freeway.

Buy JIRBO Paper Football on the App Store

Paper Football Lite for iPhone

Paper Football Lite by Jirbo is a fun little app that lets you relive your glory days on the paper football gridiron, aka the school lunch table. You take turns pushing a little paper football across a table, attempting to land the football on the edge of the table closest to your opponent.

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Ambiance: Soothe the Savage Beast With Sound

I'm working from home today, but rather than the "peace, quiet and pajamas" I was expecting, there is a construction crew working upstairs. I really need to set the mood... what I need is a bit of Ambiance.

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Tangrams Invites You to be a Puzzle-Solving Rock Star

I've always been fascinated by tessellations -- the images created by grouping geometric figures into larger patterns. So, I was excited to for a chance to test out Tangrams which is a Chinese puzzle game based on the same idea.