I remember writing school reports on a typewriter. Almost thirty years later I'm typing this review directly onto the screen of a computer barely thicker than the comic books I read when I should have been working on those reports. Maybe science is magic? Phraseology is a surprisingly useful word processing app for the iPad. It's not a viable replacement to a computer running Word or Pages, but if you need to churn out some verbiage on the go and don't have a laptop, Phraseology is more than up for the job.
Beer enthusiasts come in all stripes. Whether you have a taste for quantity or quality, there’s plenty of common ground to be found in the App Store. We’ve rounded up eight awesome universal iOS apps for beer-minded folk.
In our first The Best weekly column entry, we shine a light on SoundHound, a Shazam competitor that bests its better-known rival via speedier song recognition and the fantastic ability to ID tracks that you sing or hum.
OS X is fantastic, and I cherish the power of the iLife suite and other default applications that came with my Mac. But some apps, like Preview or Mail, I don't use on a day-to-day basis. In fact, I've replaced them with Adobe Acrobat and Sparrow, but when I write an emall or open a photo, these default apps still launch. Fortunately, there's a way to get rid of them and replace them with applications I'd rather have launch instead.
With so many apps now available in the App Store, it’s not often that one comes along that makes everyone swoon over it. Let’s face it: We’re jaded by having so many cool apps on the iOS platform, so we stand up and take notice when one gets so much attention. This week, it’s Realmac Software’s Clear which has everyone talking.
When it comes to app design, excellent artistry can only take you so far. Despite its refreshingly funky visuals and charming premise, Catball Eats It All just doesn't have very enjoyable gameplay to back up its unconventional style.
One racing game alone isn't likely to sate genre fans, and a quick glance at the App Store reveals loads of seemingly stellar options, including simulation racers, arcade-centric affairs, and even top-down experiences that alter the typical behind-the-wheel (or bumper) perspective. Need a primer on what racers warrant a look? Here are the 10 iOS racing games that keep us coming back for more.
Stylish, interactive children's book Numberlys takes place in a stark, drab world with no alphabet. Not unlike Fritz Lang’s futuristic dystopian film, Metropolis, its inhabitants are unsatisfied with their situation and set out to do “something different.” Gradually, they build all 26 letters -- with a little help from the readers.
Lots of good stuff in the deal basket for this weekend, so you can get your App Store finger ready for some freebies, some price cuts, and some fantastic app deals. App deals this weekend include Sonic the Hedgehog 4, Sam & Max, and Little Rockets HD.
Great news, zombie lovers! The Walking Dead returns this Sunday with a whole batch of new episodes to keep us on the edge of our chairs. Now, some bad news: The actual Zombie Apocalypse could begin any day now. Are you prepared to face the onslaught of the undead? No? Don't fret: We've put together a collection of five iOS apps that'll get you off and running for your life on the right foot.