Happy Mother's Day to all you geek moms out there. We've got a little hardware on offer, a little software you should definitely check out, and a few how-tos that'll get you up to a geeked out fancy Mac style. There's also a bit of news out there, just in case you missed it.
When it first came out, Tiny Wings seemed to be the heir apparent to Angry Birds in the App Store. The game won over thousands of fans with its adorable concept and engaging gameplay. Well, those fires have cooled by now. Tiny Wings rarely peaks into the iTunes Top 10 lists anymore, but it's no less wonderful.
Gameloft has taken the App Store by storm by aping the design of other classic games -- some of its interpretations more successful than others. Sacred Odyssey is very obviously Gameloft's attempt to design a Legend of Zelda clone. Unfortunately, Gameloft didn't end up making a Zelda clone as much as a wannabe Zelda clone.
News flash: Mother's Day is Sunday. Yeah, this Sunday. Just a couple days away. Flowers are crazy expensive this time of year, ridiculously so, and they don't show a lot of creativity either. But don't freak; you still have time to get your mom a little somethin', and once again the Internet is here to help.
1-Bit Ninja may look like a simple retro throwback, and it is. But it's also much more than that. It's not just your average, run-of-the-mill Mario homage. It also has some really neat ideas. The announcement video shows off the ability to swipe the screen to turn the camera and make the 2D level into a 3D level.
Ever felt the urge to build one of those ridiculous Rube Goldberg contraptions OK GO is always featuring in their music videos? Well that's the subject of Casey's Contraptions, a new upcoming iOS game that tasks the player with building elaborate cause-and-effect chains to complete the level. Some of the contraptions in the release video are pretty impressive.
Imagine buying a Ferrari only to find that it’s not that great on pavement but kinda fun in the dirt. iCamera HDR is only a couple bucks, but might make you feel the same way after you take it for a test drive.
Deluxe Moon HD is an app that looks as gorgeous as the moon itself. It can provide astrologers, gardeners, and -- let’s just say it -- werewolves with massive amounts of moon-related data. Featuring a built-in compass and moon azimuth, GPS, and daily, location-based times for moonrise and moonset, the application is a one-stop shop for all of your moon-stalking needs.
We love RedLynx for a number of different reasons. It's not just for their iOS classic DrawRace, either. We also, admittedly adore their Xbox Live game Trials HD. Now we're getting word that the developer is hard at work for a brand new iOS title that will be the sequel to the aforementioned game, DrawRace.