Frisbee Forever 2 Review – It’s Like Quidditch with Flying Disks

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Frisbee Forever 2 is a nice mashup of Frisbee quidditch and mini-golf. Your objective is to flick your Frisbee to collect stars as you guide your Frisbee through hoops or tunnels or other obstacles along the way. You can choose to play Frisbee Forever 2 for iPhone and iPad by either pressing on the edges of the screen or by … Read More

Tractor Trails Review: Putt-Putting Around Fields of Fun

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Tractor Trails Review Tractor Trails is a cute and difficult game that harkens back to the skills of Pac-Mac. Get your tractor moving down the trails to plant the trees, but do it in the right pattern or you’ll find yourself in a dead-end before the job is finished! You’ve got a field (or is it an orchard?) to plant … Read More

Wake Smarter: Brings Full Control, Including Voice Control, to Your Alarms

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Wake Smarter Review Wake Smarter puts that fancy bedside alarm clock to shame. It has an amazing variety of choices on how you would like your alarm to behave. There are options for the usual alarm sounds, repeats, snooze-ability, and custom labels. But Wake Smarter goes WAY beyond that. As an alarm clock it has a daytime display with gorgeous … Read More

Zio Ball Review: Magnetic Pinball Obstacle Courses

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Zio Ball Review Zio Ball is a bit of pinball, a bit of a maze, a bit of Cut the Rope, and more difficult than a first glance would indicate. The challenge is to place magnetic spots that pull or push your ball toward the escape hatch. Zio Ball is easy to understand and has few controls to master. You … Read More

iHop – Getaway Chicken HD Review

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Rating: iHop – Getaway Chicken HD Review: Using Your iPad to Bounce to Freedom A fun iPad app that will have you bouncing through the countryside as you attempt to make your escape from the farmer’s festive but fiendish plans. In iHop – Getaway Chicken HD ($1.99) your job is to fly the chicken coop before becoming someone’s idea of … Read More

A Snappy Christmas 3D for iPad: Fun Idea, But Needs Work

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Rating: A Snappy Christmas 3D Review: A storybook for kids based on the Snappy Dragons character. While the character is cute, the book is lacking in many areas. The app is a reading book for children and offers options between English and French, and between Read By Myself or Read To Me. There are also three games included that give … Read More

Apple Looks to Expand MFi Accessories

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At the recent MFi Technology Summit (Made for iPhone/iPad/iPod) in Shenzen, China, Apple announced a new standard for communicating between Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and AirPlay on iOS devices. Speaking to a crowd of 2,000 MFi developers, Apple is looking to expand the availability of MFI accessories, which have not kept track with the growth of iOS devices. Apple seems to have … Read More

Evertales Review for iPhone: A Sweet Fantasy Game

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Rating: Evertales Review: A great fantasy based game that seems to have found a sweet spot suited to the small screen. Evertales {$1.99} is the story of heros battling enemies. Whether warrior, archer, or wizard you have a choice of characters, and their weapons, available to thwart attacks. What makes Evertales distinct is that you can switch your hero at any … Read More

Space Tap Review for iPhone: Steer Clear of the Chaos

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Rating: Space Tap Review: A game of traffic control where you steer ships clear of each other while trying to land at spaceports. This game gets right to it. There’s no tutorial, orientation, or help screen to get you going. You start right in with a planet with a spaceport right in the middle of the screen and soon ships … Read More

Spell Tower Review for iPad: Spellbinding Word Search Fun

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Rating: Spell Tower Review: Imagine a word search puzzle crossed with Tetris. That’s the idea behind Spell Tower for iPad. The objective of Spell Tower {$1.99} is to connect letters to make words, much like a word search game. You can connect them in any direction, but you need three in a row to make a word and you can use … Read More

Netflix Updates App for Android Tablets, Coming Soon to iPad

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Netflix announced a new version of their app for Android tablets on Tuesday to coincide with the release of the new Kindle Fire and NOOK tablets. The updated design is better suited to the touch-based interface of tablets and allows users to swipe to browse titles. The changes in the design also display more titles on the screen at a … Read More

Snappy Dragons for iPhone: Let the Fireballs Fly!

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Rating: Snappy Dragons Review: A game where dragons and wizards do NOT peacefully coexist and fireballs are the solution. The baby dragons have been kidnapped by the mean wizards and are being held hostage. A wizard guards each baby, and there are a few extra wizards around for more “protection.” Your job is to take out the wizardss with your fireballs … Read More

Adobe Kills Mobile Flash Development

Adobe confirmed last week that it would be halting work on its Flash Player for mobile devices and refocus its efforts on HTML5 and Air development. Bug fixes and security updates will be released when necessary, but no new features will be added. However, HTML5 is now universally supported on major mobile devices, in some cases exclusively.  This makes HTML5 … Read More

‘Janryumon for iPad’ Review: Mahjong for the iPad Era

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Rating: Janryumon for iPad Review: Mahjong is an ancient game that has been brought to the iPad in the form of Janryumon {$0.99}. The game is a great adaptation for players of all abilities. The ancient Asian game of mahjong is well suited to the touch screen interface of the iPad. Players new to the game can work through a thorough … Read More

SilverWiz Money for iPad: Clean, Simple Design to Keep Finances in Order

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Rating: SilverWiz Money for iPad Review: A beautiful financial tracker designed for iOS, with apps available for both the iPhone and the iPad, and coming soon to the Mac as well. There are plenty of financial tracking apps out there, but SilverWiz Money for iPad {$4.99} stands out in its clean design and use of the touch interface. There are four types … Read More