Chillingo, popular app makers of such games as Feed Me Oil and Cut the Rope have created a first of it’s kind new type of game called ‘The Act.’ The Act is an animated story where the player takes part in moving the story forward. Besides the short length of the game, I absolutely love everything about this game.
Nike + iPod, a different app/system, has been around for a while. This system required special shoes, a sensor, and your Apple device to help you keep stats while running. While this is a pretty cool way to go, a lot of people could not get past the need for new shoes just for the app. Nike’s new app, Nike+ Running, takes the Nike+ Shoes out of the equation, and lets you run with your iPhone alone while still benefiting from a slew of features. Read on for more.
Music is an emotion driver. It can help you workout, get through tough times, or simply change your mood. Songza aims to be your situational music player, providing playlists of predetermined types of music. Over the last week, I have found myself enjoying the premade playlists for almost every situation I’ve looked for.
I’d Cap That is a comedy app which combines random hilarious sayings with photos of your choosing. In turn, a hilarious combination is born. Please note that the app does contain some adult sayings so it’s recommended to be used by those over the age of 17. Much like most apps that employ use of the camera, in I’d Cap That you have the option to take a new photo or choose one from your Photo Library. Once a picture is selected – tapping Use will bring the same picture up with the funny caption. Pictures can be chosen from […]
Within applications on the iPhone, there are ‘actions’. For example, sending a text message is an action within the messages application. The typical manner in which to execute an action is to launch the app and ‘create the action’. Open the ‘Messages’ app and tap the icon to create a new message. A new application from AppCubby allows you to customize all of your favorite and most used actions into one app. Read on for our full Launch Center Pro for iPhone review to see how this app might just change how you think about how to get things done […]
Where are all those Tennis fans? Wimbledon’s in our midst. With Wimbledon comes an iOS app built specifically for the iPhone. This app will provide access to News, Scores, Results, Schedules, Players, Multimedia, Live streams, and more. Is it a must-have app for tennis fans? Read on and find out in our Wimbledon App for iPhone review, as we put it through the paces in advance of the start of Wimbeldon 2012.
We recently reviewed Facebook Camera for iPhone. Facebook Messenger was actually released a while before their camera app but recently updated – and does exactly what it sounds like; allows easy messaging within your Facebook friend list. The main perk here is the bypassing of text messaging. Not everyone has an unlimited text messaging plan or is able to leverage iMessages. When this is the case Facebook Messenger fills a gap that can save you a little money. With a few other key features, you may choose to start using this as a primary messenger. Join us to learn what […]
If you are looking to expand your musical horizons, discover new music or simply bolster your access to various songs or genres, then you should consider one of the many streaming music applications available for the iPhone and iPad. Some are available for free, while others require a small monthly subscription charge. There are a number of applications that allow you to stream your own collection, but our focus in this segment of the App Filter is to find the best streaming music app for iPhone and iPad that offers access to music outside of your current iTunes library. For apps […]
Topping the Free iPad charts this week is Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader. Based on the popular game show, this app promises hours of fun while testing your elementary school memory. The premise is simple; you are asked a series of questions from a variety of topics that span grades 1 through 5. Of course the questions are painfully simple, though you will need to search the smallest crevices of your memory to find the answers.
Looking for some fun, useful, cool, or any other kind of new app to download on your iPhone or iPad? App Shopper is here to help by not only surfacing some hidden gems, but allowing letting you know when they go on sale. Join us for a review of App Shopper to help you navigate through your app downloading adventures.