Review: Doctor Who Encyclopedia

Review: Doctor Who Encyclopedia
If you don’t watch Doctor Who, then you wouldn’t know. You wouldn’t know that the modern BBC revival is the coolest scifi show on TV. But it’s a vast, complex universe, and if you need to keep track of it all, the Doctor Who Encyclopedia app is the perfect companion. (So to speak.) Read more…

Review: The Wonders of Geology

Review: The Wonders of Geology
At first pass, you might think that The Wonders of Geology exists purely to show off the incredible photography of Michael Collier. While that’s certainly a good reason, it also functions as an excellent textbook, sure to instill enthusiasm for geology into any student. Read more…

Review: Run Roo Run

Review: Run Roo Run
What groundbreaking game would you expect to come next from the makers of Scribblenauts? Their answer might surprise you, but in a way, it’s every bit as innovative. Read more…

Review: Numberlys

Review: Numberlys
It’s magical the way that Moonbot Studios, creators of The Fantastic Flying Books of Morris Lessmore, imbue brilliant creativity and pure joy into everything they create. I have no idea how they do it, but I hope they never stop. Numberlys is a perfect melding of their glorious animation and the inventive ways they make Read more…

Review: Windosill

Review: Windosill
I love discovering awesome apps that I haven’t seen or heard anybody else talking about. Here’s a delightful gem that’s part game, part “experience,” and all fun. It’s perfect for kids and adults alike, and I guarantee it’s like nothing else on your iPad. Read more…

Review: BeatForge

Review: BeatForge
There are so many apps out there, and iTunes does a terrible job of showing us all of the can’t-miss stuff. Today I’ve got a $.99 app you’ve probably never heard of, but which you every iOS user should own. Because it’s without a doubt one of the coolest apps I’ve ever seen. Read more…

Review: X is for X-Ray

Review: X is for X-Ray
Developer Touch Press might just be who Apple was thinking of when they invented the iPad. Their remarkable, acclaimed apps — which include The Elements, Solar System, and March of the Dinosaurs — specialize in making virtual objects tangible, letting you touch and interact with all sorts of fascinating things. Read more…

Review: Catalog Spree

Review: Catalog Spree
From the popular (Sears, JC Penney) to the obscure (Spy Museum Store), there’s truly something for everyone in the attractive app Catalog Spree for iPad. You’ll find catalogs for clothes, electronics, gadgets, toys, gifts, tchotchkes, and even foodstuffs like the Popcorn Factory and Omaha Steaks. Read more…

Review: Age of Enigma

Review: Age of Enigma
There’s something charmingly retro about the new Mac adventure game Age of Enigma. It doesn’t have state-of-the-art graphics or cutting edge game play. What it does have is a great story, terrific puzzles, and an engrossing whole package that’s much greater than the sum of its parts. Read more…

Review: Focus

Review: Focus
Selective focus — pictures that have areas blurred out — with is all the rage with photographers. Focus is a neat little app for the Mac that makes it quick and easy to apply selective focus effects to any picture, along with a few other photography tweaks. Read more…