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Amy A. I.
Scan-readers read bolded text Amy A.I. is an app in which you “chat” to Amy A.I. via the app. The little app took some time to load, but once it was open it was quite entertaining. Pros: -Entertaining -Unique app -Very easy to use -Multi-lingual Cons: -Amy’s brain is not very broad -Does not recognizeContinue reading “Main”
Welcome
Well, I have finally got this blog up and running and I will soon be posting the iPhone App Reviews that I post in The iPhone Blog Forums. I am currently a regular reviewer over there, and this blog is an archive of what I have written. I highly encourage you to go there, asContinue reading “Main”
Slydial – FATN Review
**NOTE: While the app is still free the services are now pay-per-use or subscription-based. However, there is a trial offer. * FATN stands for Free App To Note*
A Low GI Diet – Glycemic Index Search
I blame my dad for getting my involved with watching the Glycemic load on foods, so when I saw this app appear in the app store, I quickly picked up as a reference, as well as giving my Dad another reason to come on over to the good side (iPhone) and to throw the 1”Continue reading “Main”
SimCity
At the bottom of this review you will find 2 sets of videos – a short (~3mins, describing key features & controls) and a longer video (~7mins, describing a little in-depth features.) My main concern before getting this application was – would it be able to handle all the animations on the screen, or wouldContinue reading “Main”
Quip
Mobile Ver. Pros: -Best way to send a photo to another iPhone user -Easy UI & direct Cons: -No direct reply to SMS sender (not really sure they can do anything about it though) $0.99 The Story: “Dude, look at that!” said my friend. I spun around to find a book titled “WTF!” I thoughtContinue reading “Main”
Touch Physics
Video Mobile Video Pros: -Fun puzzle game -Setting panel can be fun to play with -Auto save & resume -Simple controls Cons: -Early levels can prove difficult and frustrating. (However changing some of the settings might fix this.) -Can’t save multiple games for multiple users. 4.1/5 This little app reminds me of an app thatContinue reading “Main”
Spawn Illuminati
Pros: -Mesmerizing effects -Lots of controllable options Cons: -Instruction screen disappears a little too quickly -Controls can be difficult. 4/5 When I first learned about this application in the forums, it sparked my interest, until it said in the description “firework.” Then I was like ‘o great, not another ‘firework’ app. However soon after downloadingContinue reading “Main”
Lie Detector
Mobile Pros: -Um…graphics? Cons: -Doesn’t work $2.99 1/5 The Lie Detector App claims that it can detect when a person is lying, 100% of the time I was unsuccessful in getting the app to work. When you open the app it tells you to input a few things about the person that is being questioned.Continue reading “Main”
3D Fireworks
Mobile Pros: -Several colors & burst types -Can pause motionCons: -Hard to navigate viewing -Lack of customizing the height of the burst -Lack of realistic physics. 2/5 In the past I’ve purchased PyroMania, which was a fun little application and I was excited to try out 3D Fireworks, however, I was greatly let down. StraightContinue reading “Main”
VeganYumYum
Vegan Yum Yum Mobile is an app that allows a user to access several Vegan recipes with pictures, ingredient checklist and picture guided instructions. Mobile Pros: -Unique & well-executed Interface -Ingredient Checklist -Numerous Photos in Directions -Favorites List Cons: -Only Vegan Recipes -No way to edit recipes 4.7/5 FREE The main thing I liked aboutContinue reading “Main”
Ocarina
When I first heard about the Ocarina app, I thought to myself “ o okay, it’s just another music instrument app. After purchasing the app, I was mistakenly surprised, it exceeded my expectations. This app turns your iPhone into a virtual Ocarina. It is a very nifty little app. Pros: -Extremely interactive, great for anybody!Continue reading “Main”
SushiTime
So you go to a new sushi restaurant in town, you think, “man I bet they have an awesome yellow tail roll here”. You are seated at a table by the beautiful waitress, you open the menu, and low and hold…the menu uses terms that you know nothing about. You think to yourself, “I couldContinue reading “Main”
FingerPiano
Pros: -Full keyboard -Interesting take for a piano application -Should be a fun app for kids Cons: -Inaccurate template for tempo -Sound quality poor for repetitive key presses. FingerPiano is a piano app with a twist, it shows you which keys to press in order to play a certain song. All the song are classicalContinue reading “Main”
Glyph
Glyph is a 3-or-more matching-type game, it is however much different than other games in that is adds small cut-ins & other small games, similar to Simon-Says – in which you has to memorize the way they light up. And then repeat it. The goal of the game is to rid the playing board ofContinue reading “Main”
Shelf Life
ShelfLife is a very simple application – it determines when you should throw out certain food in your fridge.
SmartTime
The SmartTime application is a simple yet complex to-do application.
Pano
Pano is a simple (yet complex) and impressive application that allows you to take pictures and stitch them together on your iPhone.
PyroMania
Pyro Mania is a neat little app. You can create yourself your very own mini firework show.
Phone Aid
Phone aid is an application that is supposed to help you with First Aid, CPR, or in case someone is choking. I find this application somewhat of a unique idea. I am not quite sure I can see someone using this app in an emergency, but it might be helpful as a reference. I findContinue reading “Main”
Speed Dial #1-4 – FATN
FATN stands for Free App To Note Pros: -Quick -Easy to set up -Does exactly what is supposed to do -You can change the number without uninstalling the app Cons: -Opens Safari before calling 4.7/5 FREE For “speedy-readers” read bolded text. Speed Dial 1-4 are 4 separate applications that do the same thing. You justContinue reading “Main”
Kooaba
Kooaba allow you to take a picture of a movie poster, then looks up the info about the movie.
What’s On
NOTE: See the News tab above to see recent update about this app. What’s On is a TV program look up for your TV cable or satellite in your area.
Nanosaur 2
Pros: -Awesome Graphics -Intuitive Controls -“Neutral” Control Button (tells the iPhone what is the neutral position, allows you to play in any position) Cons: -May take some time to get used to the controls -Unless you have a significant amount of time to to sit down and play this game at any point in time,Continue reading “Main”
Woot On!
WootOn is an app for people that shop at Woot.com.
Zenbe Lists
Zenbe Lists is an app that allows you to, well, create lists. Essentially it’s a Todo app.
Earthscape
Earthscape is somewhat comparable to Google Earth, but for iPhone.
Koi Pond
Koi Pond is an interactive Koi simulation game.
Fuzzyshot – FATN Review
FATN stands for Free App To Note
X-Plane 9 : Flight Simulator for iPhone
Pros: -Realistic physics -Decent landscape -Easy controls of plane – uses accelerators & touch screen (for Landing Gear, Brake, Throttle, and Flaps) -several camera angles -lots of applicable situations to fly in -UI is nice – even trhough is it much more compact compared to X-Plane that runes on a Mac or PC, the interfaceContinue reading “Main”