Category: App Reviews

Sleep Walking Chickens are in Need of a Hero!


People think of the craziest things and sometimes the silliest concepts work very well as games. Angry Birds is an example, where the plot makes very little sense but which makes very little difference because the game has sold million of copies. I discovered a new game today called Gregg which is a brand new non-sensical game but which instantly hooked me with its clever game play and beautiful graphics.

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Become a Star with the Zya Remix App


Chillingo has released a new app called Zya which puts you in the recording studio with some of today’s biggest hits and lets you remix them on your way to becoming a star. Does it live up to its potential? It might not make you famous, but it sure it fun.

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Createrria Lets You Build iOS Games Straight from Your iPad


A new app called Createrria is available which allows you to create you own games. It’s fun, creative, and easily gained approval from my gaming kids. The concept builds upon the success of games like Minecraft which allow you to create the world around you, but take it even further by letting you build levels, tasks, and a variety of other game situations.

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Halfbrick to Unleash Latest iPad Game ‘Band Stars’ this Thursday

Band Star

Band Stars is being released worldwide on the Appstore tomorrow! Halfbrick has a successful line of awesome iOS games and Band Stars is poised to be their newest hit. If you are a fan of music then you are sure to enjoy this game, and since it’s free you’ll be able to enjoy it guilt free.

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New NASA iPad App Shows How Climate Change and Natural Disasters Impact Earth


Our planet is changing and NASA has released an iPad app called Images of Change which gives you access to dramatic images of the changes caused by varying climates, natural disasters, and the impact of humans on our environment. The app is relatively simple in its design but the ramifications of these images present a powerful message that is important for us to notice.

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A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving App Review – Loud Crow Does it Again

Charlie Brown Thanksgiving 1App developer Loud Crow Interactive is known for its fantastic reimagining of A Charlie Brown Christmas. The company also wowed fans of the Peanuts Gang last year with a beautifully designed interactive book version of It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown. This year, we are lucky enough to be able to read along to another holiday story of one of Charles M. Schultz’ classic television specials, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving.

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Procreate 2 gets Stunning iOS 7 Update and New Image Editing Features

Procreate 2

Procreate won an Apple Design Award in 2013 and its new update brings it once again into the forefront of iPad illustration apps. The question, however, is if adding features and implementing a new design will be enough to compete with apps like Paper with its new hardware stylus and the stylus offerings that will be coming from Adobe.

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Touchgrind Skate 2 Brings More Fun and Realism to Mobile Skating

Touchgrind Skate 2

I love games that take full advantage of the multitouch experience in iOS and Touchgrind Skate 2 is the perfect iPhone / iPad game. Illusion Labs has created a bigger and better skateboarding experience in this version and there are a lot of reasons for you to go out and buy it today.

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Update to YouTube’s ‘Capture’ Adds Powerful Features


Google released a big update to their iOS Capture app this week. Version 2.0 brings new editing features, easy to use music soundtracks, and one of the most efficient upload workflows of any iOS YouTube compatible app.

YouTube is the biggest video sharing site online and phones provide a lot of the content. People are documenting disasters, accidents, funning experiences, and just about anything you can imagine. In the first version of Capture you could record and upload video, but you couldn’t edit the footage on your mobile device. If you wanted to edit the video you had to use the editing features the YouTube provides in their browser version.

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Official Gmail App Gets a Major iPad Refresh

Gmail Update

Users of Gmail will be happy to hear about the Gmail for iPad upgrade which is now available. This latest evolution of an app which originally had a slow start, seems to finally tap into the full power of the iPad. The biggest new feature is the navigation panel on the left side and a series of streamlined views for efficient email composing.

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