Lost Phone Recovery
Jun12

Lost Phone Recovery

Pros: -Service is sound -They take care of everything for you -App is simple and easy to handle Cons: -Not a very appealing wallpaper is created -No wallpaper editor -Error issue in form (see below to get around it) This App has two rankings: For concept & service: 5/5 For app execution: 3/5 The best way to not lose you iPhone, is to not misplace it… That being said, (and not very well,) what happens when you lose your...

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Stick It
Jun11

Stick It

Pros: -Multiple backgrounds -Add photo as background -Numerous “stickies,” “miscellaneous objects,” & “Comic Bubbles” to choose from. -Multiple colors, sizes, and fonts for text. Cons: -Cannot re-size stickies -Cannot add a photo as a “sticky” -No script-style fonts -When “flipping” through each sticky, it slides from one to the other a little slow. -Cannot save sessions....

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Hot Dog Down a Hallway
Jun09

Hot Dog Down a Hallway

Pros: -Nice cartoon graphics -Simple game play -View statistics of game play (ie. total distance & total launches) -Attempt to complete goals – thus receiving awards. Cons: -Farting sound upon viewing distance doesn’t really fit with theme. -No multiple hi-score keeper -No high-scores via internet 4/5 Hot Dog Down a Hallway is a humorous game in which the objective is to launch the hot dog and see how far you can get...

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Game Crazy
Jun09

Game Crazy

Game Crazy iPhone App, is an app for gamers. It is the first-of-its kind for an iPhone application. The app lets you view the details about new games and upcoming releases. You can watch trailers and even check trade-in prices. And if you happen to want to go get a game, there is a in-app store locator.The app is split into 3 main section: Games, Stores & Settings. Under the Games tab, you can view all games, new releases and...

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Jules Verne’s Return To Mysterious Island – Pick of the Week
Jun06

Jules Verne’s Return To Mysterious Island – Pick of the Week

Myst & Zork fans rejoice! This awesome puzzle adventure combines the ideas of Zork and Myst together and is based on the “Return to Mysterious Island” novel by Jules Verne. The game is a combination of 360 degree panoramas that fade into each other as you move around the island (Myst part) You also have the ability to go abround the island picking up different items and interacting with objects & using them to get around the...

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Video Index

Below is an index of all the app review videos that have been used here (even some that do not have written reviews for them & they are marked by an “*”) AAnimatoAniWeatherAppsShoppingArchibald* BBrothers In ArmsBugz CCameraBag DDieticianDone EePhotoEdge FFingerPianoFireTaskFitness Day JournalFuzzyShot 2.0 GGenerator*GeoTones*GlyphGoal TenderGuitar Rock Tour HHabit CheckHerbs & SpicesHero of Sparta...

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Quick Look Review: TweetMic
May29

Quick Look Review: TweetMic

TweetMic [$0.99 – iTunes link] puts a whole new spin on Tweeting. With TweetMic you are basically able to Twitter small podcasts via this application. What happens when you use TweetMic is you record a message via the iPhone’s built in Mic, you can play it back or post it with a short Twitter message. Once you “Publish to Twitter” the application uploads the recording to its server and attaches a link to your post, so when your...

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2009 Best & Worst Icons of the Year
May29

2009 Best & Worst Icons of the Year

Okay, so I have been working an article and I got to looking at a bunch of the icons (around 6,000). Now going through these icons, I didn’t know the name of the apps that these icons refer to, I was only able to recognize the ones that I’ve seen in the past. I figure is can’t be hard to create a decent app icon and for some that make multiple apps, it’s nice to change up the icon; otherwise it gets thrown into...

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Pocket Tanks Deluxe – Pick of the Week
May28

Pocket Tanks Deluxe – Pick of the Week

Pocket Tanks Deluxe has been around for some time now as a PC & Mac game but now it is available on iPhone! Pocket Tanks Deluxe is a 2D tank artillery game. This isn’t just a port of an old game, the controls & interface have been completely re-done. The game finally follows it’s name – you can really take Pocket Tanks in your pocket! It is similar to iShoot, but it has better graphics, more weapons, &...

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Tweetero – App Pick of the Week
May24

Tweetero – App Pick of the Week

Yes, Tweetero is a Twitter application and while is has all the usual standard Twitter actions, what put this on my radar was that it allows you to save Tweets that you can send later. Of course it doesn’t have all the nifty features of say, Birdhouse, but it is nice to have the option to save, edit and send later (or even send all saved). The interface is rather simple and the Home layout is reminiscent of Tweetie, best of all this...

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