Category: App Reviews

Work Out Your Aggressions in Slap That Zombie – iPad App Review

Slapping somebody is one of those things that is incredibly fun and entirely inappropriate and therefore doesn’t happen very often.

In Slap That Zombie your open-faced hand is your weapon of choice as you whack your way toward rescuing the humans (as long as you do better than I did and don’t actually slap them too).

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Countdown to Christmas Day with These iPad Advent Calendars


Whether they contain a new LEGO, a piece of chocolate, or a cute picture, advent calendars remain a popular way to count down the days until Christmas. The iPad is well-suited for use as an advent calendar, and several high quality Advent calendar apps that feature a variety of themes are available from the App Store.

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Find Someone Special with these iPad Dating Apps

If you are feeling lonely this holiday season, it doesn’t have to be that way. Maybe it is time to swallow your pride and seek out alternative ways to meet new people. Going to the bar every night or waiting for friends to set you up won’t always cut it. For those looking for love, or maybe something a little more casual, we’ve got a list of dating apps for singles with something specific in mind for their future partner.

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Padgadget Essentials: This Week’s Apps and Accessories for Holiday planning

Oh, boy. The holidays have begun. Have you started your Christmas shopping yet? What about baking cookies for this year’s office party? Do you know what music you’ll be playing at your gift exchange? Do you need help getting into the Christmas spirit? Did you eat too much on Thanksgiving and can’t fit into your snowman sweater anymore? We’ve got apps and accessories to help you make it through the season of giving with minimal damage.

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Create Great-Looking Christmas Cards with your iPad

Want to share some holiday cheer with your friends and family, and maybe even have a little fun doing it?  There are lots of great apps out there for stylish and creative Christmas cards, whether you want to design them yourself from scratch or take a little help from a template.  Some of them will even do all the printing and mailing work for you!

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9 Free Apps to Make Holiday Shopping a Breeze

Does the idea of packed parking lots, pushy people and long lines make you shudder?

Do you have trouble coming up with ideas for everyone on your gift list?

Check out these great apps for getting your Christmas shopping done without even getting off the couch!

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Make Your Web Browsing Easier with Listango Bookmark Manager – iPad App Review

Sometimes a really simple solutions comes along that solves a problem you may not have even been aware of. We can browse the web on our desktop computers, smartphones, tablets and even machines at work –with a different bookmark list in each location.

The beauty is in the simplicity: Listango gives you access to your bookmarks (organized just how you like them) on any computer, tablet, or phone.

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Holiday Baking Apps and Accessories

The holidays is a time when many of us are inspired to get in the kitchen and whip up some delicious baked goods to share with friends and family.  Whether the idea of baking intimidates you or excites you, these apps and accessories will make those kitchen adventures a lot more fun!

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Kids will Travel the Road to Knowledge with Geography Drive USA for iPad — iPad App Review

Geography Drive USA is a fun, highly customizable edu-app for school-aged kids by Spinlight Studios, the developer who brought us Operation Math (PadGadget = 4.5 stars).

In this iPad-only game, the player drives (or sometimes flies) from state to state throughout the USA, answering geography-based questions to win money and other rewards.

To start the game make sure the arrow on the app gauge is set to My Garage. Tap the Play Game button. The app gives the player a choice between starting a new game or continuing the current game. The game chooses a state at random to begin game play. I started in Florida the first time, then Nebraska the second.
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Book With Hotel Tonight And Save Big On Last Minute Travel- iPad App Review

Imagine it is noon and you just received a call from your brother who is coming to town for the night on a business trip. He needs a place to crash and wants to know if he can stay with you. Trouble is, you already have two friends staying with you and don’t want to put them out, too. Especially since they planned their visit a month ago. You could tell your ill-prepared sibling that he is on his own, or you could win brownie points by setting him up in a fancy hotel in town for the night. He doesn’t need to know that you got the room for half price through Hotel Tonight.

This handy travel app will help you find amazing deals on hotels near you as long as you don’t mind waiting until the last possible minute to book your room. Read More »

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