Review: StarHunt for iPhone

Review: StarHunt for iPhone
We get a lot of PR e-mails around the old office, a lot of them pitching games, products or services. That’s how I first heard about StarHunt, a game for the iPhone/iPod Touch, a game where you hunt through a building, looking for stars. Well, I figured I’d give it a shot, so they sent Read more…

Earthworm Jim on the iPhone

Earthworm Jim on the iPhone
When I was a kid, I used to love Earthworm Jim. It was a fun game which had a sense of humor, was a basic side-scrolling platformer with lots of action, and it looked good for its time, too. So when I was perusing the App store the other day and saw that it was Read more…

Kindle for iPhone App To Make Kindle Extinct?!

Kindle for iPhone App To Make Kindle Extinct?!
With the oncoming approach of Apple’s newest technological juggernaut, the iPad, Amazon quickly released the “Kindle for iPhone” App about a year ago. Why? Well, despite the successes of the digital book reader, the Amazon Kindle, Amazon appears ready to concede the war for the ultimate portable digital reading media device to Apple in the Read more…

I’m 12 Again: Star Wars Lightsaber Duel for iPhone Coming Soon

I'm 12 Again: Star Wars Lightsaber Duel for iPhone Coming Soon
When I was a kid, I used to play lightsabers with cardboard tubes all the time. I always played Luke, while my douchebag neighbor Bryan played Darth Vader. I always won of course, but that’s the way it is when I’m Luke. Anyways, this new game from Lucasfilm is going to take the pretend game Read more…

Apple Gets Social: iGroups Patent Released

Apple Gets Social: iGroups Patent Released
Ever read a patent application? I sure haven’t. But I would if I ever needed to go to sleep in a hurry. Fortunately for us Apple fans, there’s a website that does all of the patent office trolling for us, Patently Apple. This time, they’ve found a patent for a new social networking system for Read more…

Apple Vs Amazon: It’s War!

Apple Vs Amazon: It's War!
OK, so maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration. But the fact is, Amazon isn’t too thrilled with the iPad, nor with its iBooks store. The iPad represents a huge threat to its e-book sales, and that’s a hit to the bottom line. Amazon does have an advantage, however. Leverage against the publishers. And guess Read more…

BLEEP THIS Bleep Button App Censors the iPhone

BLEEP THIS Bleep Button App Censors the iPhone
Censorship is *BLEEPed up! Enjoy the power of the iPhone’s very own “Bleep Button!” The App provides a loud and ominous BLEEP at the iPhone user’s command. Is a friend taking a passionate conversation a little too far? Remind them of the fact, that they have to pay the swear jar, by hitting the “Bleep Read more…

iPhone Apps I Love: Momento

iPhone Apps I Love: Momento
Christopher Nolan’s Memento is one of my favorite films, and it’s what came to mind when I first learned of Momento, a journal writing iPhone app that’s quickly become my virtual “diary” of choice. See, I’ve been journaling since I was 5 years old- I have boxes full of almost every kind of diary, from Read more…

App Your Fridge: iPhone App Magnets

App Your Fridge: iPhone App Magnets
A few years back, my wife and I bought our first house, and it didn’t come with any appliances with the exception of a stinky dishwasher and a crappy stove. As a result, we had to go out and buy everything new, which cost a pretty penny and ticked me off quite a bit. I Read more…

Sportacular App Shoots and Scores

Sportacular App Shoots and Scores
The meeting drags on as the drab droll continues to reflect on the integral usage of office toilet paper, and in the process the March Madness college hoops game slips away. Get a text message on the iPhone that sheds light on the score at the end of each half with the “Sportacular” application. The Read more…