iphone apps

(4) quick and easy tips to help you get more out of Apple Maps

May 21st - Although Apple has definitely gone through some major growing pains when it comes to their initial implementation of Maps, it's still a great tool to compliment your iPhone when you're out and about.

Review: Predictive Typer – an iOS keyboard replacement?

Mar 12th - First let me voice my full displeasure with Apple’s keyboard for small screen devices (iPhone and iPod Touch). Over the years, one would think I would get better, more accurate, and more efficient at using my thumb(s) on the tap the keys on the screen. Yet I find no improvement in my typing skills, and […]

Letterpress Update Text: Leave It to a Word Game to Get Some Humor In There

Nov 26th - Letterpress Word Game is a superb app and one of the most fun to play word games for iOS. I personally enjoy it almost as much as I suck at it, which is saying something. Now the game is also responsible for my favorite bit of app update text in the App Store. Ever. I […]

Price Drops: Silent Film Director iPhone App Free for 3 Days

Aug 16th - Silent Film Director, the fun little iPhone app that lets you create vintage videos, is on offer for free for the next three days (until August 19). That’s down from its standard price of $3.99. The even better news is that Silent Film Director will soon be renamed to Vintagio, which will be a major […]

Quick Look: Frisbee® Forever 2 – A Positive Spin on iPhone and iPad

Jul 7th - Although I never tried the original Frisbee® Forever game, I took quick interest in the universal game, Frisbee® Forever 2, when it was offered at no cost thanks to @FreeAppADay.com. When I saw it featured, I showed my 9-year-old who said, “Frisbee® on an iPhone? How would that work?” Of course we had to find […]

Facebook Camera for iPhone Launched, in the App Store Now

May 24th - Facebook has launched their Facebook Camera app for the iPhone today – and it’s available in the App Store now. This app release is just a little over a month after Facebook bought Instagram, makers of the massively popular photo effects / sharing app. Here’s the brief App Store intro for the app: Share your […]

The Daily Now Has an iPhone App

May 3rd - The Daily – the first ever iPad-only newspaper – has now got an iPhone version. The new iPhone app is available now in the App Store. It’s a free app but The Daily are still touting that existing iPad subscribers get the app for free. I’m a subscriber so I’m keen to see what the […]

Drafts App for iPhone – Coming Next Week and Looks Useful

Apr 5th - Drafts comes from a very good iOS developer and looks like it should be quite a handy iPhone app. The developers, Agile Tortoise, are the creators of the excellent Terminology (dictionary and thesaurus combo) app. Drafts is their latest project and the app is set to hit the App Store next week. Here’s a little […]

Thrillcall Live Music iPhone App Looks Good

Apr 4th - Thrillcall Live Music is quite a promising looking iPhone app for music discovery and purchasing of tickets to local live music events. Here’s a slice of its App Store intro: We put show listings and purchasing power in the palm of your hands:* Get up to the minute, accurate music listings for major cities.* Browse […]

Shazam for iOS Updated – Faster, Shazamier

Apr 3rd - Shazam for iPhone, the excellent song identifier app, has been updated today – to Version 5.0.0. Here are the the biggest changes in this update: ○ Lightning fast tagging and recognition ○ Instant listening on start-up ○ Start-up time over a second quicker That second item has been on my wish list for a long […]

Cool Things: Flight Control Rocket Game Preview

Mar 10th - This looks like big fun. Firemint is set to release ‘the next evolution of Firemint’s genre-defining #1 hit – Flight Control’ – and it’s called Flight Control Rocket. Here’s a little more teaser text from the developers: The classic Flight Control experience – intuitive path-drawing, dynamic content and Impending Collision Alerts – but with a […]