Growing up in the 80s, I have fond memories of dimly lit arcades, incessantly feeding quarters with reckless abandon. When you took control of a machine, you would line up your quarters, letting others know you’d be there a while. I must have dropped hundreds of dollars over the course of a few years, all worth it. Nothing can bring back the excitement of first playing Space Invaders, my absolute first experience with an arcade game, but you can relive those moments on the iPhone. There are others, but these are the best 8 classic arcade games from the 80s […]
The shopping season is upon us. Like most, you’ll be scrambling to buy holiday gifts for family and friends. We’ve all been in that place, wandering the mall aimlessly, trying to to find that perfect gift. Indecision can lead to last minute, spontaneous gift purchases, often blowing a giant hole in what once was a holiday shopping budget. I’ve been there and vowed that this year would be different. Using my iPhone, the first step in my gift planning was to secure a great app. I’ve tried numerous apps and there were a few standouts. With a good gift plan […]
To say that Apple’s Calendar app in iOS 7 has faced a mix of reactions would be putting it mildly. I’ve had friends who are desperately looking to switch back to iOS 6, all due to an intense hatred of what Apple’s done to the calendaring app, which many people rely on to manage their busy lives. Chief among the complaints has been the removal of list view. In iOS 7, you can see your list view by tapping on the search icon, but you cannot add events. It’s a quirky fix, if that. From missing features to continued complaints […]
If you have an affinity for gorgeous looking weather apps, there are two new iPhone apps that have been designed specifically for iOS 7. Despite the incredibly large number of apps in this category, these developers have shown that new ideas still rule the App Store and there are opportunities, even in categories that are brimming with apps. Perfect Weather from Contrast and Weather Line from Ryan Jones both excel in providing fresh takes on how you can view your weather, while proving that information-heavy apps can be beautiful. Perfect Weather From the development team behind popular apps like Launch […]
Championships. It’s why we play the game of fantasy football. In a matter of days, virtual and real-life draft rooms will start to fill up with eager participants, ready for a new season of fantasy football. Each year, the draft represents a fresh start for everyone. Mistakes made last year are gone, but not forgotten, as your are reminded by friends and foes alike. “Remember when you took Mike Vick in the first round,” a subtle ploy to get you off your game. It’s a new year, a renewed focus and you have dreams of winning big. As you look […]
There are a number of moving parts involved in running any website. From the writers to the software and servers, it can literally pull you in a million different directions. Speaking from experience, you can start out your day planning to write about a topic, but quickly find yourself knee deep in troubleshooting problems which seemingly crop up at the most inconvenient times. It’s the nature of the business. Things change and you need to be on top of your game. Managing websites is my full-time job, emphasis on full-time. Don’t get me wrong, it comes with phenomenal perks that […]
As I’m sure you’re aware, money is not the easiest commodity to get your hands on. So, when you do manage to put something in the bank, you really should be looking after it. Keeping accounts has always been the best way of doing this, but that seems a bit old-fashioned in the face of a new generation of money tracking apps. For those thinking about keeping a tighter grasp on their balance sheet, I’ve put together this list of the very best personal finance apps for iPhone and iPad. Mint No money app list would be complete without Mint.com’s […]
The phrase, “nothing lasts forever,” is so often repeated, but there is a good reason for it. If even the mighty Google Reader, loved by millions of RSS feed subscribers, can fall, then nothing is safe. RSS is far from dead, though – in fact, the demise of Reader has sparked a new wave of great RSS apps, and here at EverythingiCafe, we’ve put together a list of the very best RSS apps for iPhone and iPad.
The weather category has always been a bit of an odd bird, with a stark difference between minimal apps and those which provide information overload. Thankfully when browsing the iTunes Store, there are no shortage of alternatives. Choosing the best weather apps for iPhone is no easy task, given the disparity of what users find important in a weather application. One common thread in this category are the number of apps that offer impeccable design. Without further ado, here are 8 gorgeous weather apps for iPhone.