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!

Cro Mag Rally is Awesome


Cro Mag Rally from Austin based Pangea Software (makers of Enigmo) was long distributed as bundled software on macs. Now, thanks to the iPhone, this old game gets a new lease on life.
Like Moto Racer, the controls here are the accelerometer (tilting the iPhone steers the car), and a virtual gas pedal / reverse.The game is a pleasure to play, with lots of levels, great music and a funny touches.

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Chris Pirillo Launches "Digg for iPhone Apps"


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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Molecules -- Mildly interesting molecule viewer


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.

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WingNuts MotoChaser -- Arguably the Best Game on iPhone


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. 

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Beatmaker is a sophisticated remix tool for the iPhone


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.

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Interview with Andrew Stone of BigStonePhone


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?

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