With the rising cost of health care in the U.S., it’s no surprise that a small cottage industry has popped up for gadgets that allow us to skip costly doctor visits and monitor our health from home. One of the more intriguing devices is the Withings Blood Pressure Monitor, a $129 solution for tracking weight, fat/lean mass, BMI, heart rate, and blood pressure daily through an iOS device.
Poor Superman. Because of his nigh-invulnerability and near-endless array of preposterous superpowers, DC Comics' star-spangled superhero has had trouble forcing himself into the same video game mold that works so well with many other men (and women) in tights. Chillingo's Superman for iPhone attempts to solve that conundrum with a novel take on the hero's arsenal.
Web file sharing service YouSendIt has jumped into the cloud-based file sharing pool with new apps for desktop and mobile; and at first glance, YouSendIt 1.52.4 is a modest update to the company’s previous iOS client, adding native iPad support, passcode lock, and user interface enhancements. But the refreshed app is now part of a broader strategy that goes beyond its humble roots.
As one of Square-Enix’s non-Final Fantasy masterpieces, Chrono Trigger’s reputation precedes itself. And while it may be hard to deny the nostalgia of seeing that swinging clock pendulum, you might want to temper your excitement over this inexplicably finicky iOS port.
Though seemingly as fluffy as the clouds you'll weave around, Whale Trail delivers a seriously slick new App Store addiction – one that finds you guiding a flying whale through angry-looking storms and spectacular technicolor backdrops.
Classified ads have come a long way from the old newspaper listings, becoming their own entity dominated by giants like Craigslist and eBay. Unfortunately for those Goliaths, San Diego-based Barefoot Solutions has unveiled its mobile market David equivalent: Antengo.
America has been invaded by a foreign military alliance, and things "from sea to shining sea" are getting pretty hairy. As part of an elite team of soldiers, you'll dispose of the military threat through the generous application of a wide variety of bullets, bombs, and blades, raining fire upon foes in the streets and from helicopters or a circling C-130 "Spooky" gunship. And you'll love it.
Any sports fan will tell you the greatest social network is not one that's limited to 140 characters; rather it's inside a stadium with 25,000 comrades only interested in following the action playing out in front of them. Play Up - Where Sports Gets Social is built on that very premise: That sporting events are better when they’re shared.
If you want to share everything you love, Twitter alone just won't cut it. Social microblogging apps are where it's at, but most are tailored to a specific service, and remembering which one to use can be a bit of a pain. Oink is nothing short of a game changer. It does everything you'd expect from a social rating app, but with an Apple-like elegance and a whimsical, anything-goes attitude unsurpassed by its peers.
This post-apocalyptic, robots-versus-robots affair works the same way an arcade light gun shooter does, only using streamlined cover-based mechanics and a progression that’s dependent on clearing environments of enemy waves before moving on.