App Reviews for iPhone and iPad Devices

Do you crave the best iPhone apps? Check out these reviews for insight before you download. Leave a comment for apps you've tried and let us know what you think!

iPhone Software 2.02 now available for download


Apple describes the update as "Bug Fixes". No word yet on whether this fixes any of the 3g connectivity issues.
Appcraver: No noticible speed difference, but given the fragility of the software, we recommend the install.

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Pop Quiz is both Sad and Bogus


I had high hopes for "Pop Quiz", being a big fan of both Trivial Pursuit, and "Who wants to be a Millionaire", but this is yet another app to escape Apple's quality control. First of all, there are only 100 (that's correct, 100) questions.

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Rainstick: Soothing Sounds All Around


Buy Rain Stick on the App Store

I've always enjoyed rain. Whether it's a soft, gentle spring rain or the deluge of a summer storm, the sound of falling water is soothing. So it's no surprise that I'm a sucker for a rainstick. And, like an uncommonly large fold-up umbrella, Frontier Design Group has me covered.

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Simplify Media - not Quite Ready for Prime Time


Simplify media is a combination desktop / iPhone app that allows you to connect to your entire music collection (includling songs that you haven't uploaded to your iPhone)

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Tris - Like Tetris but without having to blow in the cartridge


With housing prices falling, employment in a lull and food prices making even the wealthy Warren Buffet eat his own food at Dairy Queen, we can’t find a better reason to fill your day aimlessly wandering the streets and playing Tris.

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Low-tech lives on in OmNomNom Classic Snake Game


Buy OmNomNom (Classic Snake) on the App Store

Back in the day -- way back when old school was still new -- Nokia introduced a fun little way to run down your cell phone battery. Snake was a simple game. Use four arrow keys to control the snake while he roams the screen eating snacks, but don't let your ever-elongating snake touch himself or it's game over.

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