Paper (App Store), by FiftyThree, holds the number one “free” spot in the App store at the time of this article’s writing. I put free in quotations because although the app does come with 1 style of drawing, any others will cost you $1.99 per style. Paper takes the much known idea of drawing on the iPad, and simplifies the User Interface while delivering high performance artistic styles. In our Paper for iPad review, we’ll take a look at all the features in this amazing new drawing app.
Wiki’s are definitely not new, and the popular Hawaiian word meaning quick, has become a staple in fast information consumption, creation, and collaboration. Qwiki, a wiki type app specializes in a unique method of information consumption. It talks to you while showing you a slideshow of topics in the millions. It is much cooler than it sounds. With inlaid graphics such as zooming into maps, showing diagrams, flags, and any other image you can think of related to almost any topic you can think of, Qwiki is a fun way to get your knowledge up.
With the latest movie craze, The Hunger Games, being released this past weekend, people are always looking for a good review, and trustworthy set of ratings. With regular people like you or I rating and reviewing movies, I have found movies with good reviews on IMDB are almost always good. Vise-versa seems to hold true as well. So just how good is this service in app form? Read on for our IMDb review for iPhone and iPad.
Living in or traveling to a country which speaks Spanish or French and you don’t? Look no further than Word Lens. While there are numerous apps that will provide word by word or sentence by sentence translation, none will do so in real-time using your iPhone or iPad’s camera. Word Lens does just that. In real time, simply point your camera at a text of Spanish or French (depending on what pack you have) and the app will quickly translate the language in print to English (or vice-versa). Read on for more on this app.
It’s official, with Angry Birds Space HD, I can create an entire folder for the Angry Birds franchise to itself. With each rendition of the game more fun than the last, Rovio continues their successful Angry Birds series with this newest, and arguably funnest, Angry Birds Space HD.
Star Walk is not a new app, but there is something new about it. You guessed it, the graphics have been updated for the retina display on the new iPad. While Star Walk has always been one of my favorite educational / astronomy apps, it’s now everything it’s always been plus a copious amount of added pixels to feed your hunger for content on the new iPad’s retina display. Join us for our comprehensive Star Walk review for iPhone and iPad.
Apple announced the third leg of the iLife suite for iOS during the new iPad announcement on Wednesday, March 7th. Accompanying GarageBand and iMovie, iPhoto brings what may be the be the best iLife app from Apple to date. It contains a suite of photo editing tools which work at various degrees to help you make your pictures the best they can be. Join as as we take a dive into iPhoto for iOS.
Depending on what you use your iPad for, you may or may not ever have a use to turn it into a temporary calculator. I occasionally find myself needing a calculator either for personal finances or work related tasks. There are a number of options for the iPad, many of them even free to satisfy your calculator needs. However, Calcbot is exceptional in that it has been updated to take advantage of the new iPad’s Retina Screen. Join us after the break as we take a look at this calculator app in our CalcBot review.
Flight Control Rocket is among the first group of games with support for the New iPad’s Retina display. I expect this category to expand – fast. Adding on to the idea of the original Flight Control Game, this version twists that one into a Sci-Fi experience with beautiful graphics, but a bit of an annoying set of somewhat necessary in-app purchases. Continue reading for our comprehensive Flight Control Rocket review for the iPhone and iPad.
Draw Something is a new top game for the iPhone and iPad. The makers, OMGPOP, have hit a home run with this addicting and fun online version of turn based Pictionary gaming. Draw Something is available as a Universal app in both Free and Paid versions. The paid version of the game goes for only $0.99 while the free version only shows ads between rounds (much like Words with Friends). Read our full Draw Something review.