Chris Pirillo, a veteran internet commentator and organizer of the "Gnomdex" conference has launched a version of digg specifically for iPhone apps at iphone.lockergnome.com. The site does not appear to have much traction yet, but Pirillo has a huge following among hard core techies -- so Appcraver will keep an eye on it, and reach out to him to see what apps he personally "diggs".
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For non-scientists, Molecules is interesting for about a minute or two. The app comes loaded with 3-d models of four molecules, including insulin and DNA, which you can then move around and rotate with your fingers.
WingNuts from FreeVerse is a 3D, realistic moto-cross simulation. Using the acceleromoter, you race through the desert, woods etc, avoiding obstacles, and trying to reach the finish line before your time expires.
- Score: 3.5/5
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In the late 1990's, a product called MixMan allowed you to create your own remixes of popular artists loops on your PC. Now, there is an equally sophisticated product called BeatMaker for your iPhone.
To finish off the week the AppCraver crew interviewed Andrew Stone of development shop BigStonePhone, developers of popular iPhone apps TalkingPics, iGraffiti and Twittelator.
AppCraver: When did you start developing apps for the iPhone?
Cats, yes. LOL, well maybe not so much. The LOLCats app from MC Development brings up photos from flickr with the tag LOLCats. Unfortunately, as with anything that relies on folksonomy, your mileage may vary.