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!

myLite Flashlight and Colored Strobe


Buy myLite LED Flashlight & Strobe Light for iPhone and iPod - Free on the App Store

Of all the lighting apps out there, myLite has the best combination of luminescent choices.
Start with a plain old flashlight, choose "normal" under effects and customize any color and brightness using the simple sliders.

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hotels.com: How Not to Write an iPhone app


The new "App" from Hotels.com is not really an app at all, but just an iPhone optimized website with an iPhone app wrapper.  You would think that Interactive Corp, the large Barry Diller controled parent of Hotels.com would allocate sufficient resources to produce a decent iPhone version of their (excellent) Hotels.com service.

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Facebook for iPhone - Who Needs The Web Version?


Buy Facebook on the App Store

If, like me you are a heavy Facebook user, the Facebook app for the iPhone is a must have. Of course, it's completely free. And it's so good, you may never go back to the Facebook website again.

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AppCraver LOVES Fingertip Sports Air Hockey


There are currently two AirHockey games on the App Store. We HIGHLY recommend the two-person game by Sea Lion Games.
To play, you hold the iPhone flat and both players control a knob on one side of the phone, pushing the puck around on the virtual air hockey surface.

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Interview with Developers of Koi Pond


AppCraver caught up this morning with the developers of the wildly popular Koi Pond application, Bill Trost and Andy Skirvin of development firm The Blimp Pilots.
AppCraver: When did you start developing applications for the iPhone?

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Highlights from the Techcrunch / August Capital Mobile Web Wars


Lots of discussion of iPhone at the latest TechCrunch / August Capital Mobile Conference.

Some key facts:

Pandora was running at about 12,000 new subscribers a month. In the first month on iPhone, 320,000  Pandora apps were downloaded.

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