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RPG Band of Monsters:  Epic Monster Taming RPG

Gone Free! RPG Band of Monsters!

 
Actions for iPad:  Turn your iPad into a Productivity Booster and a Perfect Companion to your Desktop Computer

Gone Free! Actions for iPad

 
Shadow Vamp:  Rotate the Shadows to Unveil a Safe Path to Your Crypt

Gone Free! Shadow Vamp!

 

App Reviews

Haze Review: Beautiful Weather App Places Form Over Function

 
 
 
 
 

Last week, it seemed like all the tech website “in the know” were raving about Haze, the new minimalist iPhone app that beautifully displays current and trending weather conditions. So, of course, I had to check it out for myself. What I found was, indeed, a beautiful app, albeit one that prefers to emphasize form even at…(Read the full article)

Fantastical Review: Apple, Please Make this app the Default Calendar app on the iPhone

 
 
 
 
 

Calendar apps are aplenty in the App Store and depending upon your taste any one of them may be better than the stock Calendar app. I’ve never found one that ultimately dethroned the built-in convenience of the stock app; but now that I’ve tried Fantastical for iPhone, my days with the stock app are over….(Read the full article)

It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown Review: Good Grief! A Kid’s Book With IAP

 
 
 
 
 

I was delighted when I saw that Loud Crow Interactive had released It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, their second interactive Peanuts storybook. Their first effort, A Charlie Brown Christmas, was a fun and memorable storybook that my kids and I loved. Unfortunately, on many levels, It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown is a solid…(Read the full article)

Bento 4 for iPad Review: Neatly Packaged Suite Of Database Tools for Keeping Track of Everything in Life

 
 
 
 
 

Need a convenient, ready-made, customizable database for your iPad to track everything from movies to recipes to car maintenance? Bento 4 wants to be you go-to app. And in large part, it succeeds. Bento 4 is a great app for personal and home use, though it has some limitations I confess that I have never…(Read the full article)

Solar: Weather Review: There will Never be a more Elegant way to check the Weather

 
 
 
 
 

A lot of times when we talk about iPhone apps, the focus is on the depth of the features and how MUCH it can do. Who would have imagined that we’d be using our phones to set up detailed budgets, play console-quality games, or shoot and edit respectable video projects? All of that stuff happens…(Read the full article)

Checkmark Review: Replace Your iPhone Reminders app with this one

 
 
 
 
 

When iOS 5 came out, there were a lot of features that we couldn’t have been happier to see come to our devices, Reminders being one of them. With a built-in application that allowed us to set a notification based on time or location, we thought we might finally have the best solution from the…(Read the full article)

Voice Assistant Review: A Wonderful Speech-to-Text app that makes your Life a Little Bit Easier

 
 
 
 
 

Smartphones are supposed to make your life easier, and I’m quite thankful for the fact that we live in a day and age where I can simply find a destination by searching for it on my phone. We’re talking about what would be considered some real space age technology 20 years ago here. One such…(Read the full article)

Brian Cox’s Wonders of the Universe Review: A Fresh Look at the Cosmos

 
 
 
 
 

Armchair astronomers all over have already expressed an interest in the App Store and it’s wealth of stargazing apps. But Brian Cox of the BBC thought he could deliver an even more engaging way to explore the cosmos on an iOS device–and thus we have the Wonders of the Universe. Words will probably fall short…(Read the full article)

Notability Review: An Excellent Note-Taking, PDF Annotation Tool

 
 
 
 
 

Let’s be honest, taking notes probably wasn’t one of the possible uses that got 
you most excited about getting that new iPad. It’s easy for productivity apps like
 Notability to become overshadowed by all the great gaming, photography, music,
 and entertainment apps that litter the App Store… But some of us are interested
 in taking…(Read the full article)

iMovie for iPad Review: Great for Casual Filmmaking

 
 
 
 
 

Is anyone still debating about whether or not the iPad is a consumption-only device? It doesn’t matter if you’re talking about blogging, photo editing, or movie making—it seems that the App Store is now chock full of software that makes the iPad a powerful tool for accomplishing work and completing creative projects… Today’s case in…(Read the full article)


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