This week we explore the magesty of nature in 3D, rock out with BIAS and take our mini golf obsession for a trip in space. There’s something for everyone this week in yet another strong week for new releases. These are the apps of the week for February 22nd, 2014.
Brian Cox’s Wonders of Life
The follow-up to the popular Wonders of the Universe, join Professor Brian Cox as he explores nature in breath-taking 3D. With over two hours of HD video, you can explore over 30 3D creatures and habitats. It’s all set to a wonderful soundtrack. Explore diverse creates in this highly interactive app that will shine on the iPad, but works on the iPad as well. When educational apps are done right on iOS, they demonstrate why the platform is ideal for learning.
Professor Cox is an English physicist who is known for his work on the BBC hosting science programs. He is joined by BBC Head of Science Andrew Cohen in providing over 80 articles that help students better understand the topic.
Another Case Solved
There is a candy conspiracy in a city where sweets are being outlawed. As a crack detective, you need to investigate and find out the real reason. To do so, you’ll need to collect clues, track down witnesses and question suspects.
Another Case Solved offers multiple styles of gamplay. Detectives can take on smaller cases to sustain business while you solve the candy crime of the century. Players can customize their office surroundings, which will improve their detective skills.
The game is from Chillingo, a game developer with an extensive app portfolio that includes Cut The Rope. Reviews have been generally positive with a 4/5 star rating. One reviewer says, “This game is amazing. I love the way this game mixes elements of upgrading and customization into a puzzle game. It is easy to learn and play.”
Download Another Case Solved (Free)
BIAS for iPhone
Have you ever wanted to design the most insane guitar amp? BIAS starts you off with a choice of 36 vintage and modern amps in rock and roll history. It puts you in complete control of designing your dream amp. Swap out tubes, preamp, transformer, tone stacks, cab and mic.
BIAS puts you in complete control. The interface is fast and visual, making it easy to change up your sound. It offers a wide range of tones that will appeal to any guitar or bass player. If you are into death metal, jazz or country, BIAS can help you acheive the perfect sound.
BIAS can be integrated with Positive Grid’s JamUP XT (free) and Pro versions for a complete professional system. Released earlier this week, here are just a few things people are saying,
“Anyone using Jamup should have this app, too. Totally customize your amp rig, then integrated it with Jamup for a crazy good sounding rig.”
“I can hardly believe this is on my iPhone, yet it is. Truly incredible.”
Whether you play professionally or as a hobby, guitar players can get lost in the plethora of awesome sounds in BIAS.
Download BIAS for iPhone ($7.99)
Astro Golf: Talking Mini Golf to New Heights
This isn’t your typical game of mini golf. Astro Golf offers 50 holes of gameplay with space as the backdrop. As robots, you play your way through a spaceship, hoping to find your way home. The game features high-quality 3D art and gameplay, with ultra-fast action.
Players can choose power-ups, unlock bonuses and blast through levels using plugins.
Astro Golf is gaining fans with each download, boasting a perfect 5/5 star rating thus far.
Download Astro Golf ($1.99)
Zippy – Tasks and Reminders
Everyone has tasks and reminder lists. Getting down to business and getting them completed is often the difficult part. That’s where Zippy comes into play. It goes beyond task and reminder management, offering insight into your habits. How many tasks were completed early? What’s your ontime percentage? By breaking down the numbers, you’ll know your weak spots, enabling a fresh perspective on task management.
Zippy offers a fresh take on managing your tasks, by pointing out areas that need improvement.
Download Zippy ($0.99)
These our your apps of the week. The App Store is brimming with new apps each and every day. Did you spot a great new app this week that we missed? Share it in the comments!