The day you get a new computer can be an awesome day. Everything smells like an Apple store, your computer’s body is flawless, — even the keys are more click-y. But it’s also a day where you find out how much your computer was customized and personalized, tailored to your use. We took a look at our current computers and decided which apps we couldn’t live without it.
Even in an industry with such evocative and artful names as "Cut the Rope" and "Angry Birds," Desert Zombie: Last Stand may still qualify as one of the worst, most cliche video game names in history. That said, the game itself actually looks pretty cool, and the graphics are absolutely gorgeous.
People have been armchair-quarterbacking the Civil War forever. This turn-based strategy game American Civil War lets you settle all that by controlling the Union or Confederacy in campaigns that focus on individual years or the entire five-year war.
Reisuke Ishida, the mind behind the iOS classic Space Invaders Infinity Gene (one of the first truly great iPhone games) has released a new game. It's called Groove Coaster, and it's a roller coaster of grooves.
Sharing music was easier in the days of boom boxes and giant hi-fis that filled a room with sound. Now our music -- and devices -- are more portable, which is awesome, but if you want to share your tunes with a buddy you're stuck sharing headphones or using a splitter (which keeps you tethered together) or listen via your device’s tiny built-in speaker. With MyStream, you can use Wi-Fi or Bluetooth to play the same songs on two devices.
In true Street Fighter form, the expansion to the extremely popular iOS game Street Fighter IV, Street Fighter IV Volt, has received an update that will give players another two characters to choose from.
Hardcore information junkies need more than tweets and Facebook posts to get a fix. They need a steady stream of RSS (Really Simple Syndication) feeds, too, ideally without a bunch of extra clutter. Fresh Feed Pro is a compact RSS reader that fits comfortably on your Desktop, although it doesn’t do much more than deliver the latest news.
Yes, it's true -- there are still people out there doing the AIM chatting thing or getting their Yahoo Chat on. We know, we know, it's hard for us to believe it too. But for those of us who have our benighted friends trapped in the late 90s, there is still hope. We can chat with them on our iOS devices and still manage to grab our Facebook friends and our Gmail folks. These may not be the one app to bind them but they come pretty close when you rock the multi-client instant messaging apps.
Most people use the camera on their iPhone or iPod touch for taking snapshots. But when you're ready to get artistic, Magic Shutter can help you do more. This $3 app lets you control the lens’s shutter and leave it on for longer than the usual split second, thereby creating interesting visual effects.
Want to fulfill your Kraftwerk fantasies with a $12 iOS app? iVoxel is cool little app that's deceptively modest at first glance -- it takes a few minutes to work through the menus and appreciate the powerhouse of voxel magic. But that power becomes less surprising when you consider that the technology is based on the Matrix vocoder from the same developer which is notably used by Kraftwerk among other well known names.