All posts by aiphone52106

50 Popular Free iPhone Game Downloads – Get these apps here!

Traffic Rush – Donut Games
Traffic Rush artwork Traffic Rush
Donut Games

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: July 12, 2009

* * * OMG! IT’S FREE! * * *For a limited time only, TRAFFIC RUSH is available for FREE! Tell your friends!Also, check out our other FREE games during this campaign:- “Rat On The Run”
– “Cows In Space”Search the AppStore for “Donut Games”___________________________________The latest game innovation to hit the iPhone is here… FASTER and packed with MORE ADRENALINE!RUSH HOUR is approaching and the traffic intensity is rising in the city.Get the flow going by strategically stopping and accelerating rushing vehicles that are crossing the intersection.The rules are really easy, but keeping the roads CRASH FREE isn’t.We welcome you to play TRAFFIC RUSH!___________________________________WHAT PEOPLE SAY:- “Definitely one of the best games on iPhone!”
– “It’s amazing”
– “I can’t put it down”
– “I recommend this to everyone”  © 2009 Donut Games
Finger Physics Free – PressOK Entertainment
Finger Physics Free artwork Finger Physics Free
Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: September 26, 2009

******Finger Physics Free is a Top 10 overall game in Ireland, Sweden, Greece, United Kingdom, and the US.What finger doesn’t want to rock this party?  © (C) 2009 PressOK Entertainment
Runway Free – Red Watermelon
Runway Free artwork Runway Free

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: November 11, 2009

Now flying to Sydney, Australia!—Enter the fast paced and exciting world of Runway on your iPhone and iPod Touch. You start the game as the lead Air Traffic Controller at Honolulu International Airport. Help Gulfstream G650 aircraft land at your airport before they run out of fuel. Direct them to the gate to unload passengers and to the fuel depot to prepare for their outbound journey. Then it is time for more passengers and a timely takeoff.The fun is just beginning. Move on to the rolling hills of San Francisco and say hello to the Boeing 737. The challenge continues in the mountains of Geneva, Switzerland with hungry passengers and a special food service. If you master that, be the first to fly the Airbus A380 in the bustling port of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. If you can handle that double decker, continue east to the tricky landings and urban life of Hong Kong and repair planes flying in from far away. Prove your mettle at busy and crowded JFK International in New York City and at London’s Heathrow Airport in the United Kingdom.Features:- Drag planes to the runway and draw out paths for them once they are on the ground- Visual and audio feedback to play quickly and effectively- Six exciting cities with new adventures each time- Three types of aircraft with their own unique characteristics- Multiple runways, gates, and service depots
– Increasing difficulty and challenges in later cities- In-game tutorials makes getting started fun and easy- Want to let a friend play? Manage users right inside the game- Global high scores list to show off your accomplishments- Theme music for each city and helpful sound effects- Settings to customize the game to your personal preferences- Addictive, invigorating game play—If Runway does not load on your device, please follow the steps at We are working on a permanent fix.
© 2009 Rahul Biswas
Slime Ball Lite – Pinger, Inc.
Slime Ball Lite artwork Slime Ball Lite
Pinger, Inc.

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: December 01, 2009

Use your nimble fingers to outsmart a slimy dude with this update of the classic, slime volleyball.FEATURES
– Easy to pick up and play without the slimy mess
– Leaderboards, achievements and more via OpenFeint
– Real physics–put some spin on that ball
– Practice mode
– Create your own slime dude’s color
– Automatically saves your gameWHY UPGRADE TO SLIME BALL (PAID)?
The full version includes multiplayer Bluetooth, removes ads and unlocks unlimited levels of advanced slimy opponents.Other apps from Pinger: Textfree, Picfree, Doodle Buddy, PhotoChop, AlertMe, Who’s Free on AT&T© 2009 Pinger, Inc.
Twilight: The Movie Game – RealArcade
Twilight: The Movie Game artwork Twilight: The Movie Game

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: November 24, 2009
SPONSORED BY BEST BUY AND FREE FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY! DOWNLOAD NOW!DESCRIPTION:Calling all Twilighters! Relive all your favorite movie moments and share your Twilight knowledge in this exciting game. Select from your favorite Twilight characters, including Bella and Edward, and play alone or challenge other fanpires to exciting contests.Compete for the highest score answering hundreds of interesting and insightful questions, some of which are easy and others that will challenge how big of a fan you really are. What does Bella order on her first dinner with Edward? Where do the Cullens wear their family crest? Win trophies and refresh your knowledge in time for New Moon! Immerse yourself and your friends in the Twilight experience!FEATURES:Relive all of your favorite Twilight movie momentsChallenge friends and show your Twilight knowledgeCompete for the highest score and win trophiesPrepare for New Moon and find out who is the biggest Twilight fan of all!© 2009 Summit Entertainment, LLC.
Ramp Champ – The Iconfactory
Ramp Champ artwork Ramp Champ
The Iconfactory

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: August 25, 2009

DOWNLOAD NOW BEFORE THIS OFFER ENDSA new twist on the classic boardwalk games skee-ball and pinball, Ramp Champ will delight and challenge players young and old. Four levels, or “ramps,” are included by default: Clown Town, Breakwater Bay, Icon Garden & Space Swarm. Flick your finger to roll balls down each of the themed ramps to earn virtual tickets which can be redeemed for prizes and digital loot. Ramp Champ is great for players wanting to play for 5 minutes collecting tickets or several hours working to solve the unique puzzles hidden inside each level. When you’ve completed the default ramps, more adventures await you via Ramp Champ’s in-app purchase option. Each add-on pack offers new challenges, original music and collectible knickknacks.––––––––––––––––––”About as much fun as you can have without getting caramel apples & cotton candy all over your hands.”
– Macworld / 4.5 Mice”Ramp Champ is loaded with charm”
– G4’s Attack of the Show––––––––––––––––––Features• Easy to learn and beautiful to look at
• Four built-in levels or “ramps” each with themed goals & prizes
• Collect tickets and exchange for dozens of virtual knickknacks
• Purchase additional Ramp Packs in-app for new, exciting challenges
• Dozens of hours of addictive gameplay
• Original soundtrack© © 2009, The Iconfactory and DS MediaLabs
iFarm by PlayMesh – PlayMesh
iFarm by PlayMesh artwork iFarm by PlayMesh

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: November 20, 2009

Hiya, lookin’ for the simple life? Now’s your chance to live off the land.Pick up a plow and plant some seeds in this simple yet addicting farming game. Design your farm the way you want and deck it out with scarecrows, grain silos, windmills, and much more!So – are YOU ready to get up with the chickens and make hay while the sun shines?If you enjoy iFarm by PlayMesh, please take the time to give us a 5 star review!
© 2009 PlayMesh Inc.
Unblock Me FREE – Kiragames
Unblock Me FREE artwork Unblock Me FREE

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: May 16, 2009

PLEASE NOTE: This is the free version of the Unblock Me game with a limited puzzles and difficult levels. The following features are available only in the full version.
– 4 difficult levels ranging from Beginner to Expert
– 3000 unique puzzles in total for you to enjoyUnblock Me FREE is a simple and addictive puzzle game inspired by Nob Yoshigahara. The goal is to get the red block out of the board by sliding the other blocks out of the way. Unblock Me FREE comes with 400 puzzles pack in the Beginner level. Plus 200 unique puzzles in Intermediate and Advanced level worth hours of playing to keep you challenged.Features:
– 400 unique puzzles in Beginner level
– Plus 400 unique puzzles in Intermediate and Advanced level
– Two game modes, Relax Mode and Challenge Mode
– Keep track of all the puzzles you’ve cleared
– Hours of enjoy for FREE!To ensure the functionality of the game, please restart your device once before playing with the update version.Support:
If you have any technical problems please email us at
Visit for more information.
© 2009 Kirakorn Chimkool
Cows In Space – Donut Games
Cows In Space artwork Cows In Space
Donut Games

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: September 16, 2009

* * * IT’S FREE! * * *For a limited time only, COWS IN SPACE is available for FREE! Tell your friends!Also, check out our other FREE games during this campaign:- “Traffic Rush”
– “Rat On The Run”Search the AppStore for “Donut Games”In a failed galactic operation, the cows of earth have ended up FLOATING AROUND IN SPACE — encapsulated in air bubbles.Brave space pilot, it’s time to charge your jelly beam and get ready for an intergalactic mission to TELEPORT THE COWS back to earth!FEATURES:- 50 Challenges to beat, ranging from easy starting levels to trickier puzzles as the journey progresses
– Tons of lost cows to save throughout the galaxy
– A zero gravity enviroment where your beams set things in motion
– Receive “Star Ranks” based upon your jelly shooting skills
– Lots of floating items to interact against, such as bouncers and toxic skulls
– Totally new, innovative gameplay
– And much more…VIDEO available at:© 2009 Donut Games
Street Racing 22 Rewards Points FREE – Zynga
Street Racing 22 Rewards Points FREE artwork Street Racing 22 Rewards Points FREE

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: December 02, 2009

***** The Premier iPhone Street Racing RPG Game! ******* LIMITED TIME ONLY! **
(Install and run the app to get the points)Ready to put the pedal to the metal!?From the makers of the hit game on Facebook, Street Racing, comes the definitive bad ass driving RPG – made extra bad ass for the iPhone.Now in an all new Street Racing experience, take the wheel and drive fast into furious action by taking jobs as an aspiring race star and underground wheelman.Compete online with Racers everywhere to build the biggest Crew, break the law, and race for street cred – never looking in your rear view mirror!Latest Added Features:
– Job Mastery!
– Fight List Refresh Button
– Push NotificationsSo start the engine and get behind the wheel, because it’s time to drive hard!Do you think you have the guts to roll with this crew?Supports EDGE, 3G and Wifi. Works with iPod Touch and iPhone.SUPPORT:
forums.zynga.comZynga is the maker of many successful card, mob, word and virtual world games on Facebook, MySpace and iPhone. Titles include: Texas Hold’em Poker, Scramble, YoVille and BlackJack.
© Zynga 2009
Chase The Dot Plus – Microlemon
Chase The Dot Plus artwork Chase The Dot Plus

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: June 12, 2009

Chase the dot in this simple, highly-addictive game.6 new levels featuring the Evil Dot and the Double Dot.Includes Plus+ leaderboards and awards. Show off your scores to the world with Plus+ leaderboards. Earn Plus+ Points with in game awardsFor the latest news on Chase The Dot Plus and other games by Microlemon, follow us on Twitter:
© 2009 Microlemon Limited
Paper Toss – Backflip Studios
Paper Toss artwork Paper Toss
Backflip Studios

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: June 06, 2009

** New Basement Level Added **Have you ever been bored at work, crumpled up a piece of paper and counted how many times you can make it in a small trash can? Has your boss ever gone out for a quick bite while you and your co-workers see how far you can move the trash can away and still make the paper shot? Have you ever brought in electric fans to make the shot even harder? Backflip Studios is happy to announce that we have brought this amazing and hilarious experience to the iPhone.This game is oddly satisfying . . . much like tossing a real ball of crumpled paper into a metal trash basket. So realistic, you will think you are stuck in an office killing time.Amaze, share and compare your scores with friends and others on the online global scoreboard.Game includes:
-Gorgeous graphics
-5 levels of varied difficulty
-Innovative flick control
-Global online scoreboard
-Animated paper
-Real office sounds
-Varying wind speed from fan impacts paper flight
-Verbal abuse from angry co-workers
-Mobile AdsLet us know what you think.You can follow us on Twitter at:”Paper Toss” has been installed more than 13,500,000 times – give it a shot if you haven’t yet. Also, try “Harbor Havoc 3D”, “Ragdoll Blaster”, and “Paper Toss: World Tour”!
© 2009 Backflip Studios Inc.
Epic Pet Wars Schleepy + 10 Respect Points! – Miraphonic
Epic Pet Wars Schleepy + 10 Respect Points! artwork Epic Pet Wars Schleepy + 10 Respect Points!

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: December 02, 2009

Free Pet Race, 10 Free Respect Points, Unlimited Awesome! 10 FREE RESPECT POINTS!ADDITIONAL UNLOCKED PET RACE (1):
SCHLEEPYAdopt a unique & exclusively designed pet to join the thousands training, battling, and customizing in this FREE, real-time, constantly evolving Massively Multiplayer Online RPG that spans the iPhone/iPod Touch, Facebook, Twitter, and!— GAMER REVIEWS —
“I don’t eat as much anymore because this game keeps me busy I probably play it for 3 or more hours at a time. Wow. I can’t believe I ever went without this app.” -Golfer4sphs”Pokemon + mafia wars=epic pet wars. Fun addicting and extremely cute. Runs well also.” -Jerilith”I’m greatly satisfied, with an impressive selection of items which you can actually tell have an effect. I highly recommend.” -Shazian”Honestly the best browser type mmo I’ve played on the iPhone. I just love it.” -Cheezeburgerz”Great artwork and good gameplay with plenty of original twists. A refreshing break from a lot of crap that’s coming out these days.” -blazamm”The achievement system is amazing” -RoflcopterRepairman”If there was more than 5 stars I would pick it.” -Darkmerc559″best mmorpg in the app store.” -Pieoftheweek”Awesome battling. Way better than imob and imafia.” -SlickMocha— FEATURES —
Adopt pets with unique strengths and weaknesses and looks that match your style.
Fight & strategically use items and power-ups during LIVE battles against other players with fully animated battle sequences. Don’t just “instantly win or lose” (how lame!).
Deck out your pet with a slew of original weapons, armor, and accessories that dramatically improve its strengths in and out of battle. New items added weekly!
Play with your friends via Facebook & Twitter integration.
Play with your pet using the animated home screen.
Unlock Achievements that show how you’ve conquered Epic Pet Wars inside and out.
Compete against thousands that span the iPhone/iPod Touch,, Facebook, & Twitter. All networks are interlinked!
Top Rankings for the best players allow you to take down the leaders and destroy their ranking and steal their cash.
Interact and chat with other players via our instant comment system and get notified in real-time of new messages. Send mass messages to your entire posse to organize an assault!
Invite friends into your Posse and become a stronger fighter and train more efficiently through e-mail, friend codes, Facebook, and more.
Your Newsfeed keeps up-to-the-minute info of all the latest events that have happened to your pets.
Months of action, deep and vibrant gameplay with new features, animal races, items, and achievements added all the time.WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? ADOPT A PET & GET IN ON THE WAR TODAY!Check out for game updates, news, server status, and more at: the Epic Pet Wars Developers on Twitter: Us:
© Miraphonic
Touch Hockey: FS5 (FREE) – FlipSide5, Inc.
Touch Hockey: FS5 (FREE) artwork Touch Hockey: FS5 (FREE)
FlipSide5, Inc.

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: October 14, 2008

Play against your friends over Bluetooth and WiFi! Touch Hockey outclasses every air hockey game available on the iPhone and iPod touch with the fastest animations possible and it’s FREE!One of the only 10 games your iPhone needs.“it’s a great game, and it’s definitely worth downloading, playing, and having on your iPhone.”
-What’s On“Touch Hockey is a highly polished air hockey game for the iPhone and iPod Touch. It looks great, and the gameplay is completely customizable.” 4.5 out of 5 stars
–“Overall Touch Hockey is a must download. It’s simple priceless fun. I am giving Touch Hockey a 5 out of 5 stars”“We found this game to be a great time killer”
-iphone-apps.toptenreviews.comDownload the most popular iPhone air hockey game ever! See why Touch Hockey has been installed over 10.5 million devices!!- Smoothest animations and most responsive hockey game!
– Multi-player Bluetooth and WiFi local network support!!
– Real-time 3D mallets!
– 9 levels for ‘smart’ one-player game play!
– 4 game length settings!
Instant Replay!Notes: Displays ads after 4 minutes of game play.
© 2008-2009 FlipSide5 Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Link4 Online by PlayMesh – PlayMesh
Link4 Online by PlayMesh artwork Link4 Online by PlayMesh

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: October 22, 2009

Play Link4 ONLINE on your iPhone or iPod Touch for FREE!Connect your colored pieces four in a row to win. Challenge your friends or play against real players online (over 1 million players already)!FEATURES:
– FREE graphically-enabled Link4 game.
– Chat with other players in the live lobby chatroom.
– Amazing visual effects and animations.
– Immersive music and sound effects.
– Track your progress with player stats.
– Gain experience with every game you play.
– Integrated access to PlayMesh’s network to add friends, contribute to forums, and private message your friends.Note: this game requires an internet connection.UPDATES:
– [11/1/09] We have implemented a strict chat moderation system in order to keep the chatroom clean.
– [11/9/09] A minor bug where some games ended without a four in a row has been fixed.
– [11/12/09] We’ve been working hard on fixing the server issues. It should be much more stable now.
– [11/18/09] We have enhanced player profiles with Win Percentage, Streak, and Last 10 statistics. We have also submitted an update to Apple with the option to disable the chatroom.If you enjoy Link4 Online by PlayMesh, please take the time to give us a 5 star review!
© 2009 PlayMesh Inc.
Words With Friends Free – Newtoy Inc.
Words With Friends Free artwork Words With Friends Free
Newtoy Inc.

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: July 19, 2009

Now you can play everybody’s favorite crossword game with your friends and family – for FREE!THE LATEST CRAZE!
• “The ‘Words with Friends’ app is the new Twitter.” – John Mayer
• “Everyone who owns an iPhone of iPod Touch should have this game on their device.” – Touch Arcade
• “Words with Friends is the best word game in the App Store today.” – OS X RealityADDICTIVE GAMEPLAY!
• Turn-based design lets you play up to 20 games simultaneously!
• Play with your friends, or matchmake instantly with a random opponent!
• Simple and familiar rules that you know and love!
• Play online, or pass and play with someone near you!SOCIAL GAMING IS HERE!
• Join our growing community of over 500,000 players now!
• Online chat messaging!
• Push Notifications tell you when it’s your turn!
• Invite friends through Facebook and Twitter!
• A great way to keep in touch with loved ones around the country!
__________________________________________If you like Words with Friends, try Chess with Friends also!
© 2009 Newtoy Inc.
Hangman Classic Free –
Hangman Classic Free artwork Hangman Classic Free

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: May 24, 2009

Hangman is a classic word puzzle game. This hangman game comes with two classic themes that bring back old memory.Themes:
– Pencil on paper
– Chalk on blackboardWord Lists:
– Standard English words
– Food & drink
– Fruit & Vegetable
– Family
– Body parts
– Colors
– Clothes
– World countriesGet more word lists in the full version:
– Basic, standard English words
– SAT vocabulary, GRE vocabulary
– Animals
– Flowers
– Boy names
– Girl names
– Sports
– Music & Instruments
– Transport
– Weapons
– Weather
AngerOfStick-Lite – J-Park
AngerOfStick-Lite artwork AngerOfStick-Lite

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: November 11, 2009

Game Description:
The hero runs towards enemy’s base carrying AK-47, machine gun, 90mm no-rebound gun, an iron hammer, and long sword to revenge.
Eliminate different types of enemies.
There are easy, medium, and hard mode and you can adjust the screen size to help to kill enemies.
Good Luck.Control:
Tilt the device to move and with jump and attack buttons, you can easily play.
You can use your weapons just by using attack button.Weapon system:
You can use different weapons for different enemies such as AK-47, Machine gun, 90mm no-rebound gun, iron hammer, and long sword.===ANGER OF STICK UPDATES INFO======
****** Version 1.0.1 ******
– open new weapon**** Version 1.0.2 is COMING SOON ******
– Added new Survival mode.
– Added joystick.==============================Support Information:
For additional support, please contact:
E-mail :© J-Park
Checkers Online by PlayMesh – PlayMesh
Checkers Online by PlayMesh artwork Checkers Online by PlayMesh

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: October 28, 2009

Play Checkers ONLINE on your iPhone or iPod Touch for FREE!Challenge your friends or play against real players online!FEATURES:
– FREE graphically-enabled Checkers game.
– Chat with other players in the live lobby chatroom.
– Amazing visual effects and animations.
– Immersive music and sound effects.
– Track your progress with player stats.
– Gain experience with every game you play.
– Integrated access to PlayMesh’s network to add friends, contribute to forums, and private message your friends.This game requires an internet connection.If you enjoy Checkers Online by PlayMesh, please take the time to give us a 5 star review!
© 2009 PlayMesh Inc.
Tap Tap Revenge 2.6 – Tapulous
Tap Tap Revenge 2.6 artwork Tap Tap Revenge 2.6

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: March 03, 2009

*NEW Tap Tap Revenge 2.6 is iPhone OS 2.0 & 3.0 ready! Get push notifications when a friend sends you a direct battle!** The latest Tap Tap Revenge 2.6 is ready for iPhone OS3, featuring notifications. Challenges are now more fun and easier! Songs can have their own themes. Import premium content. Faster, more stable. Points & battles! ** If you love Tap Tap Revenge, make sure to check out the awesome new Lady Gaga Revenge edition! *Tap and shake to the beats of 100+ awesome free tracks. Tap Tap Revenge is the most popular game on the App Store. Lots of new features, tons of themes, points and battles, an all-new catalog of more than 100 free tracks, and three awesome ways to play with your friends.Frequent tournaments and contests, and weekly new songs by top artists mean that there is always something new to greet you when you boot up Tap Tap Revenge 2.Want even more great music?
– Get Lady Gaga Revenge, Tap Tap Coldplay, Dave Matthews Band Revenge, Nine Inch Nails Revenge, Tap Tap Dance, and Christmas With Weezer. You can import the tracks and themes from these premium editions into the free game!Testimonials:
– “If you like Rock Band, Dance Dance Revolution and Guitar Hero, you’ll LOVE Tap Tap Revenge – it’s the most fun app on the App Store!” –Mark2009© Tapulous, Inc.
UNO™ – FREE – Gameloft
UNO™ - FREE artwork UNO™ – FREE

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: August 29, 2009

“Card games are such a natural fit for iPhone. Uno is no exception, with intuitive touchscreen controls and pleasant presentation. Multiplayer, however, serves up a wild card that transforms this classic card game from blue to red hot.” – Bronze Award / PocketGamer.comGet ready to call “UNO” on your iPhone!Play the classic card game that’s #1 for fun with friends and family. In single mode, playing UNO™ has never been so fun and easy, thanks to a brand new gameplay system! Simply drag & drop cards using your finger on the screen for intuitive control, and be the first to get rid of all your cards.FULL VERSION FEATURES:
Play UNO™ anytime on your iPhone! Get access to Gameloft Live to enjoy UNO™ online with your friends.
– All your favorite Action Cards are here: Wild, Reverse, Draw 2 and more!
– Customize your game with 9 different rules including 7-0 and Jump-in.
– Enjoy unique multiplayer mode! Play online or with your friends through a Wi-Fi connection.
– Take on increasingly hard challenges in Tournament Mode.Recommended for fans of board and card games.Follow the official Twitter account to get more info about the game: and distributed by Gameloft.
© “© 2008 Gameloft. All Rights Reserved. Gameloft and the Gameloft logo are trademarks of Gameloft in the U.S. and/or other countries. UNO and associated trademarks and trade dress are owned by, and used under license from, Mattel, Inc. © 2008 Mattel, Inc. All Rights Reserved.”
Real Racing GTI – Firemint
Real Racing GTI artwork Real Racing GTI

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: October 22, 2009

Firemint Real Racing immerses you in all the excitement, competition and glory of championship racing. This is handheld racing like you have never experienced before!=======================================
WINNER – IGF Mobile, Technical Achievement
WINNER – IMGA, Excellence in Connectivity
IGN, Slide to Play and AppGamer iPhone Game of the Month
9/10 – IGN: “best iPhone racer to date”
9/10 – Pocket Gamer: “the lead in a crowded genre.”
A – UGO: “iPhone’s answer to Gran Turismo and Forza”
A – iLounge: “a triumph for this platform”
4/4 – Slide to Play: “could easily pass for a PSP game, puts DS racers to shame”
10/10 – iPhone Games Network: “one of the best titles we have ever seen for the iPhone”
4.5/5 – 148Apps: “Best racer ever”
Touch Arcade: “sets a new standard for what to expect of racing games on the iPhone”
MobileCrunch: “electrifying gameplay, jaw-dropping graphics – a must-buy”
Cnet: “it seems the hype was all true”
Visit for more reviews and information
=======================================Real Racing GTI is the lite version of Firemint’s Real Racing, sponsored by Volkswagen to introduce the all-new 2010 GTI. Experience the joy of competitive racing with one of the most talked about games available on the iPhone and iPod Touch, and get your first chance to drive the all-new 2010 GTI!Real Racing GTI offers one main track and six all-new 2010 GTI sport hatches. Access an array of options before selecting between three game modes: Quick Race pits you against five other cars, all hungry for first place; Time Trial is a battle against the clock and the world, letting you submit your time to an online leaderboard and post a replay on YouTube; and the GTI Cup championship is a fight for overall position across three tracks.Can’t get enough of Real Racing? We don’t blame you! Purchase the full version now and start tearing through forests, seaside circuits and burning deserts. Set up a link to your YouTube channel to publish your best laps automatically, and make sure your friends know about your achievements with Facebook and Twitter integration. Beautiful track environments, carefully detailed cars and console quality 3D sound effects create the most attractive, natural racing experience available on iPhone and iPod Touch.Full version features include:- 48 cars in 4 classes, 12 unique tracks, 5 game modes
– 3 divisions to play through
– Massive career mode with 76 events to complete
– Local multiplayer supporting up to 6 players (over WiFi network)
– 10 custom music tracks
– Online league play and leaderboards
– Video replays on YouTube and twitter/Facebook integration
– Create personal leaderboards at www.cloudcell.comBuckle in and get set for the most exhilarating racing experience available. With Firemint Real Racing, the race is in your hands!Visit the Real Racing website at for more information.
© 2009 Firemint. All Rights Reserved
Line Up FREE – LabPixies
Line Up FREE artwork Line Up FREE

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: October 01, 2009

======================================Top Free Game in the US for 2 weeks in OCT 2009 !Try it Now.======================================From the creators of Flood-It! comes this new totally addictive game!Line Up is a fun color matching game! Click on blocks of 3 or more of the same color, as quickly as you can, before they overflow the board.
But be careful! You only have 100 taps for each speed cycle. The more blocks you remove at one click, the higher the score you get.Get ready for a new challenge each time you play Line Up!======================================- Speed cycles and tap limit for a more challenging experience- Random laser beam to destroy one line and one column=======================================LabPixies, the creator of Line Up, is a leading developer in creating the coolest gadgets on the web and mobile! With more than 40 million users worldwide and a variety of games tools and entertainment products – we’re sure you’ll enjoy playing this cool and addictive game.
© LabPixies Ltd
Coast Defense – FREE – Elene Kim
Coast Defense - FREE artwork Coast Defense – FREE
Elene Kim

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: October 30, 2009

SALE $0.99 until update !!(Paid Version)

Featured by Apple in “What We’re Playing”
#3 Paid App in the United States in November
Coast Defense was in the #100 paid apps in more than 40 countries!
Update Plans(Paid version):
version 1.1 (comming soon)
-+30 levels
-headshot bonus
-new enemies
-more weapons
-new modes
-global ranking system
Coast Defense-FREE is a game you can play either to shoot down the enemies or defense your bunker.
Obtain special arms to defeat enemy force’s landing and keep your bunker safe.
-Awesome animation and detailed graphics
-Realistic sound
-Easy and intuitive control
-Get paid on how well you have repelled enemy force
-Obtain new weapons or upgrade your bunker at the shop
-8 different weapons (Machine gun, Sniper rifle, Bazooka, Bomber, Nuke and etc..)
-Tilt your Iphone/Ipod Touch to scroll left and right.
-Bazooka causes collateral damage within its splash range.
-Call for bomb drop to get help from a strategic bomber.
-Wipe off all the enemy forces with a nuke.
-v1.0(oct) : The Birth of CoastDefense
-v1.1(comming soon):new levels,headshot bonus,new enemies,more weapons,new modes,global ranking system
** Visit our blog for more information
** follow us for hints, news, and updates!
© eleneKim 2009

Touch Pets Dogs 10 Food – ngmoco, Inc.
Touch Pets Dogs 10 Food artwork Touch Pets Dogs 10 Food
ngmoco, Inc.

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: November 10, 2009

Now FREE for limited time only.Start your Touch Pets Dogs adventure with 10 food bowls – also includes 8 bonus bowls for 18 in total.Already playing Touch Pets Dogs? Have this gift of food on us.—————————————————Note: If you have already played another version of Touch Pets, you must log in to this app with your existing Plus account to synchronize your dogs and progress to this version.—————————————————Create the most awesome virtual puppy and share it with your friends & the world!Adopt your very own touchable, loveable, lively puppy from seven popular breeds!Pamper your pup with the coolest clothes, accessories, toys and grooming gear. Or train your puppy to perform amazing tricks and prepare for exciting careers. It’s your puppy and everything is up to you.Take your puppy online with the Plus+ Network to meet friends, fall in love and have play dates with other Touch Pets! Share the fun with pictures and activity updates of your Touch Pet’s awesome accomplishments with you and your friends.Your Touch Pets’ virtual lives, needs and relationships keep going whether you’re playing or not, but a little hands-on care, training and creative flair can turn any touch pet into your ultimate pooch!Discover the virtual world of Touch Pets Dogs, only for iPhone and iPod touch.This version of Touch Pets Dogs comes bundled with 10 bowls of food (plus 8 free bonus bowls for 18 bowls total!) for your puppy to enjoy! Launch it and log in with your Plus+ account to synchronize it with progress in your existing game, or start fresh with lots of food!All versions of Touch Pets Dogs include the FULL version of the game.————————————————————————–SEVEN LOVEABLE BREEDS
-Portuguese Water Dog
-West Highland Terrier
-German Shepherd
-Jack Russell
-Even a Robot DogCARETAKER
-Care for your puppy by petting, feeding, bathing, grooming and even scoopin’ poop! Happy or sad, Touch Pets express dozens of irresistible behaviors and emotions
-Earn Puppy points and use them to buy new toys, clothes, careers and grooming gear at the virtual Pet Store
-Mix and match canine caps, shirts, collars, bodysuits, sunglasses and more to dress your pup up with the perfect doggie ensembleCONNECT WITH FRIENDS
-Build a friends list with other players and get to know their puppies.
-Invite other players’ dogs over for virtual play-dates and have endless adventures with Touch Pets from around the world!
-Your puppies will form friendships, romances, love triangles and rivalries with other dogs as they socializeGO ONLINE
-Watch as your puppy’s life story evolves through entertaining images and news events posted automatically in the Plus+ powered global dog feed
-Follow friends’ activities from your Friends-only dog feed
-Share your puppy’s activity updates with friends on Facebook

-Guide your puppy through 5 different careers, from Fashion to Rescue, Science, Law Enforcement and Politician
-Develop your puppy’s skills, from fetching to balancing on a ball, and watch their abilities change before your very eyes
-Complete daily goals to earn puppy points, unlock new goodies in the store and keep your Touch Pet happy, healthy and social
-Train your pup to do over a dozen different tricks and play with a variety of cool toys with the swipe of your finger
Your Touch Pet is waiting — adopt yours now!
Touch Pets Dogs is powered by Plus+, the coolest social networking experience in the world of games.
Visit for the latest videos and information.
Touch Pets Dogs is presented by ngmoco:) exclusively for the iPhone and iPod touch.
Created by Stumptown Game Machine.
*Internet connection required.
© 2009 ngmoco, Inc.

Tic Tac Toe Free – Optime Software
Tic Tac Toe Free artwork Tic Tac Toe Free
Optime Software

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: September 01, 2008

Put away your pencil and paper – now you can play Tic Tac Toe on your iPhone or iPod Touch for free. Tic Tac Toe Free is the first full-featured, free Tic-Tac-Toe game for the iPhone and iPod Touch.Tic Tac Toe Free supports one player and two player gameplay, so you can play against another human or against your iPhone. If you’re really bored, you can even put the game in computer vs. computer mode and watch your iPhone play itself.The AI for one player mode includes three difficulty levels, so you can play against a computer player that matches your skill level. A move randomization engine ensures that your iPhone won’t keep making the same moves over and over again.Tic Tac Toe Free offers a host of exciting features, including:* Great graphics and exciting sound effects
* Configurable player names and score tracking
* Undo function
* Automatic save when you get a phone call or exit the applicationTic Tac Toe Free is supported by unobtrusive banner advertising.© 2009 Optime Software LLC
Family Guy: Uncensored Free – Glu
Family Guy: Uncensored Free artwork Family Guy: Uncensored Free

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: October 31, 2009

Freakin’ sweet! Come spend some time with Stewie and Brian in this outrageously funny game based on favorite characters from the Family Guy TV show. It’s funny, it’s uncensored, it’s just plain wrong!ROBO STEWIE
Battle Bertram’s minions in this homage to classic 16-bit gaming.ROCKET BRIAN
Pay off Brian’s debt by helping Stewie in his eternal struggle with his arch-nemesis, BertramCHARACTER CAMEOS
Appearances by Bertram, Olivia, and more!
____________________________________________________________Praise from the Press
“Family Guy: Uncensored is one of the few licensed iPhone titles I can firmly recommend to any fans of the show out there. The storyline is entertaining, and the mini-games are a ton of fun” – Touch-gen.com____________________________________________________________Visit for more information about Family Guy™ UncensoredKeywords*: Stewie, Family Guy, Fox, TV, Cartoon, Comedy, Humor, Quagmire, Peter, Brian, Cleveland, GriffinCheck out other Glu iPhone apps including:
*Super K.O. Boxing 2
*Deer Hunter 3D
*Mini Golf Wacky Worlds
*Cops & Robbers
*Cooking Star
*Brain Genius DeluxeFOLLOW US at US at© 2009 Glu Mobile, Inc.
LoftyWorld Lite – D&Tech7, Inc.
LoftyWorld Lite artwork LoftyWorld Lite
D&Tech7, Inc.

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: September 24, 2009

Enjoy 3 interesting games with one application!
(LoftyGoGo, LoftyClick, LoftyJump)-Touch a screen and start a game. You can move a character by tilting your iphone left and right.
-Control the character to eat fruits for jumping and moving up.
-The game ends if it fails to eat and falls down out of the screen-If you click on the character, it jumps and moves up.
-Click on it again before it falls down and then reaches out of the screen.
-The game ends if it falls down out of the screen
-If a bomb touches the character, its health points will be reduced by one,
and the game ends when the health points drop to zero.Full Version Features:
– 3 game modes with different gravity. easy / normal / hard.
– Addictive game play.
– Endless game play.
– Cute character design.
– Global leader boards : OpenFeint integration. High Scores / Best Jumps / Best Heights.
© 2009 D&Tech7, Inc.
Action Bowling Free – Kronos Games
Action Bowling Free artwork Action Bowling Free
Kronos Games

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: January 13, 2009

Action Bowing Free – the most realistic bowling game on the iPhone and iTouch. Now with over 2 million units downloaded!With this new update of Action Bowling Free, we’ve tuned the controls for more challenging gameplay.*************************************
Game Review:Kronos’s Action Bowling Rolls a Perfect Game…There are several bowling games in the App Store…none is in the same league as Action Bowling, from Kronos Games. It’s about as close to real bowling as you’re going to get on the iPhone and iPod touch.-
*************************************Action Bowing is the best and most feature packed bowling game on the iPhone and iTouch. It is the only bowling game in the App Store that features :
• 12 outrageous bowling locations
• 12 unique custom bowling balls
• Options to create your own custom ball from camera snapshots or photo library
• Listen to your own music on the iPhone or iTouch while playing Action Bowling
• State-of-the-art 3D physics engine for real pin action
• 4 different bowling style settings – straight, curve, hook and custom
• 3 different ways to bowl – flick, gesture and Wii-like motion bowling
• Pass and Play Mode so you can bowl against 3 friends
• Practice mode so you can set up a custom rack to practice knocking down those tricky splits
• Bowling Trivia featuring 165 questions guaranteed to stump the most seasoned pros
• Detail stats tracking
• Bowling alley, bowling ball and pins built according to PBA regulation specifications
• Stunning 3D graphics
• Full music tracks and robust sound effects*PLEASE REBOOT YOUR DEVICE AFTER INSTALLATION TO AVOID RANDOM CRASHES.© Kronos Games
Waterslide Extreme – Dare Digital Ltd
Waterslide Extreme artwork Waterslide Extreme
Dare Digital Ltd

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: July 16, 2009

Feel the speed as you negotiate your way down the serious twists and turns of a massive waterslide in this unique racing game brought to you by Barclaycard. Nine stages await you, as you race against the clock picking up as many points as you can.Glide through cool modern cityscapes and ride the skies as day moves into night. Twist and tilt your way round tight corners and huge loops, following the natural velocity of the slide. The faster you go the more points you win.But watch out, the edges are steep and there are some little surprises along the way.Key features
Speed through 3D cityscape backgrounds
Watch day turn to night through the 9 different levels
Ride the slide in 1st or 3rd person view, or choose a male or female character
Tilt or touch the screen to control your speed
Win bonus points for speed or collecting five items in a row
Pick up speed to loop the loopIn our TV ad, one man got to ride the waterslide. Then we thought, why not let everyone have a go… Watch the ad and check out the game demo on developed by FISHLABS
© Dare
Samurai: Way of the Warrior – Mad Finger Games
Samurai: Way of the Warrior artwork Samurai: Way of the Warrior
Mad Finger Games

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: September 01, 2009
more free games in the next
***********************************************—————————— – 4.5/5
touchmyapps – Kiss It rating – 5/5 – 4/5 -Highly recommended – 9/10 – 100%
——————————Become a wandering samurai in the ancient Japan during chaotic times of war. As Daisuke Shimada you must defeat evil Daimyo Hattoro who spreads terror and fear around the country.Will you dare to stop him? Will you follow the Way of the Warrior ?• First hack and slash game developed specifically to leverage the iPhone touch screen.
• No more virtual joyisticks or gamepads, only your finger and touchscreen.
• Visit several unique environments in the Japan in a feudal 16th century setting.
• Unlock all combo attacks and master your skills.
• Never before seen comics storytelling
• Special Dojo mode. Fight in the arena sparing enemies in the rounds.
• Online leaderboards (AGON Online)
• Facebook and Twitter integration (AGON Online)
• Friends lists (AGON Online)
• Persistent player profile (AGON Online)
• Original soundtrack.
• And much more…Recommended for fans of hack ‘n slash games as Ninja Gaiden, Devil May Cry or Heavenly SwordAGON Online by Aptocore
AGON Online is a leading social gaming platform for iPhone and iPod Touch games enabling:
• Online leaderboards
• Location aware scores
• Awards system
• Friends lists
• Persistent player profile
• Facebook and Twitter integrationFor more info on AGON Online please visit:
http://agon-online.comSpecial thanks to :
Devilishly Good, le’deuche123, Fletch, Prab, PureSkill, Rocco, squarezero,Follow us on twitter© 2009 Mad Finger Games
3D Brick Breaker Revolution FREE – Digital Chocolate, Inc.
3D Brick Breaker Revolution FREE artwork 3D Brick Breaker Revolution FREE
Digital Chocolate, Inc.

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: March 27, 2009

Dictator Defense is here, the outrageous and highly anticipated new take on tower defense!Award Winning Gameplay – IGN says:
“Excellent take on the “Breakout” formula. The core game play is solidly intact, but wholly elevated by the ability to move up and down a tower of brick-filled screens. And the game vibrates with style. Highly recommended.”
—————————————–Experience a revolutionary brick breaking game that sets a new standard of fun over any break out style game you’ve ever played!Play 8 unique levels in the extreme Classic Mode and check out 5 mind-blowing power-ups in the Free Version of 3D Brick Breaker Revolution. Download the Premium Version to get the full experience and get blown away by stunning 3D graphics, infinite levels, insane power ups, secret bonus levels, epic boss battles and more! There are 3 amazing game modes to deliver endless excitement: Revolution, Classic and Time Attack! Watch your score bubble up as you are racing to break blocks in this innovative puzzler. Break your first brick to start a revolution today!BUY THE FULL VERSION AND GET:
– Three game modes:
(1) Revolution Mode – Survive as long as you can playing endless levels and battling deadly bosses
(2) Classic Mode – Complete 99 levels and defeat the final boss
(3) Time Attack – Go as far as you can in a battle against the clock
– More levels, brick types, boss battles, game modes, power ups ever offered
– Never before seen Revolution mode features the ‘infinite’, big tower of brick levels, boss fights, secret levels and more
– Over 20 super power-ups including Lasers, Nuke, Mirror and Smart Bombs
Great controls – gently slide or tap your fingers on the touch screen to break the bricks
– Check your progress in real time; earn up to 30 Achievement Badges for completing challenges
– Excellent music and sound effectsMORE FUN FOR FREE
There is a Lite version for each DChoc game: Crazy Penguin Catapult, Chocolate Shop Frenzy, Diamond Islands and 3D Tower Bloxx Deluxe.MORE VALUE w/ THE PREMIUM VERSION
Download the Paid version for unlimited replay value packed with even more gameplay modes, levels, power-ups and special unlocks. Get the full experience!FIND DC ON THE WEB
Get updated with Digital Chocolate’s latest product, promos and game tips! Visit us on Facebook, MySpace, YouTube and Twitter! Find us FAST by searching for dchoc.All trademarks referenced herein are the property of their respective owners.
© 2009 Digital Chocolate, Inc
Race or Die 20 Respect – The Godfather
Race or Die 20 Respect artwork Race or Die 20 Respect
The Godfather

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: August 21, 2009

RULE THE STREETS AND WIN!FEATURES- FREE push notifications for 3.0 users and up! Get notified when raced, friend invites and messages from your friends!- FREE Massive Online multi player Racing game for the iPhone AND the iPod Touch!
– FREE updates with new missions, cars, car parts, and gifts from your sponsor!
– Customize your ride
– Race other players ONLINE!
– Communicate with your friends in real time
– World wide high score boards© 2009
GunApp – Felix Khazin
GunApp artwork GunApp
Felix Khazin

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: February 25, 2009

***Update November 2nd***
Version 1.8 has been submitted. Will be adding more weapons as usual! Thanks to all for the requests.The updates never stop!************************Simulate a fire fight with your friends using GunApp! With 30 weapons to choose from including 5 Machine guns, 5 Hand guns, 3 Rifles, 1 Shotgun, and more!!- 5 Machine Guns
– 5 Handguns
– 1 Shotgun
– 3 Rifles
– Limited Ammo
– Bonus: 1 Grenade, 1 Knife
– Sounds for each gun
– Reload sounds when you shake the iPhone*****READ HERE BEFORE POSTING REVIEW*****GunApp is out and I added new sounds and weapons as promised.If you have ideas for this application then leave a review with what you would like and i’ll add it. I read reviews and if people have valid complaints i’ll change the application .
© 2009 Mobile Dev Group LLC
Rat On The Run SALE – Donut Games
Rat On The Run SALE artwork Rat On The Run SALE
Donut Games

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: July 12, 2009

* * * OMG! IT’S FREE! * * *For a limited time only, RAT ON THE RUN is available for FREE! Tell your friends!Also, check out our other FREE games during this campaign:- “Traffic Rush”
– “Cows In Space”Search the AppStore for “Donut Games”- – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – -THE PLOT:Help Ratty get FATTENED UP for the winter in this hilarious platform game!Ratty has just found the house of his dreams – a house full of cheese blocks and doodles.
There’s just one big problem. All floors are full of slimey blobs, mean spiders and other baddies who try to stop Ratty from getting the goodies.Includes the bonus game: RAT ON A SCOOTER* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *WHAT PEOPLE SAY:- “My favorite app by far.” — 5 STAR review- “This game is fantastic, very fun concept.” — 5 STAR review- “The bonus game Rat On A Scooter is so much fun that it could be its own game.” — 5 STAR review

* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
– Classic Mario-style platform fun
– Super-responsive controls
– ARCADE MODE: 8 floors to clear
– CHALLENGE MODE: 15 challenging levels to beat
– BONUS GAME: “Rat On A Scooter” — race, jump, honk and grab cheese doodles
– High score table
– Fun Stats
– And much more…
The next update will support global high scores! So be sure to max up your scores until then.
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Also appeals to users who loved:
Super Mario, Gold Miner Joe, Sonic, Monty On The Run, Giana Sisters, Manic Miner, Jet Set Willy
The listed titles are copyright protected by their respective owners.
© 2006-2009 Donut Games

Sudoku (Free) – Mighty Mighty Good Games
Sudoku (Free) artwork Sudoku (Free)
Mighty Mighty Good Games

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: July 23, 2008

Top 100 free app for over a year.
Rated “Best Sudoku Game of the Year” by Apple.
Rated #9 Game of the Year by Apple.
Rated #24 App of the Year by Apple with over 10,000 apps competing!With unique handcrafted puzzles across four different skill levels, Sudoku (Free) is a great introduction to the fun and puzzle solving challenge of Sudoku.OPTIONSAll options are on by default, but you can turn them off in the Options menu
• Show Incorrect :: Shows incorrect answers in red.
• Multiple Notes :: Turn this on to have multiple notes in each square.
• Smart Buttons :: Disables the number button when that number is completed on the game board.
• Smart Notes :: Removes the number from the notes in the box, column, and row that contains the cell with your correct answer.FEATURES
• Unique handcrafted puzzles
• Four different skill levels
• 4 color schemes
• “ALL notes”: tap the “All notes” button on to show all the possible answers for each square. Tap the “All notes” button off to remove the notes.
• Hints: shows the answer for the selected square or a random square when one is not selected
• Pause the game at any time and resume where you left off
• Best times, progress statistics, and much moreDo you want more? Try one of our other versions of sudoku which have all the same great features!
* Look for our paid edition of Sudoku with 500 puzzles and more unique color schemes.
* Or try Color Sudoku for a fun twist to solving sudoku puzzles.
* For advanced puzzle solving, try Expert Sudoku to challenge your sudoku solving skills.
© 2008 Mighty Mighty Good Games
Deer Hunter 3D Free – Glu
Deer Hunter 3D Free artwork Deer Hunter 3D Free

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: July 22, 2009

Get the paid version of Deer Hunter now – 50% off!New Glu Games
– Mini Golf Wacky Worlds
– Family Guy Uncensored
– Super KO Boxing 2
________________________________________Play our other free games!
-Bonsai Blast Lite
-Build-a-lot Lite
-Cops & Robbers Lite
-Cooking Star Free
-Brain Genius Free
-Mini Golf Wacky Worlds Free
-Glyder Free
________________________________________Welcome, Hunter, to the most realistic hunting simulation. Set your sights on bucks, does and more with true-to-life senses and behaviors. Hunt deer in scenic 3D woodland then blast at vermin in a quick fire bonus round!Features:
– Virtual hunting simulation with realistic 3D visuals
– Different types of animals with true-to-life senses and behaviors
– Summer Forest location
– Use your scope to zoom in for more precise and devastating kills
– View your best kills in the trophy room
________________________________________FOLLOW US at© 2009 Glu Mobile, Inc.
Monkey Kick (Free) –
Monkey Kick (Free) artwork Monkey Kick (Free)

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: November 09, 2009

About the game:
Help Monkey kick the giant coconut all the way to the Monkey Village!Features:
– Simple and Addictive game play.
– One touch gameplay.
– Free full game
– Beautiful scenery
– Public high scores
– Suitable for all ages
© © Copyright 2000 – 2009 Miniclip SA. All rights reserved.
PAC-MAN Lite – Namco Networks America Inc.
PAC-MAN Lite artwork PAC-MAN Lite
Namco Networks America Inc.

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: October 18, 2008

Available on all iPhone and iPod touch devices!Take a chomp of the arcade classic, right on your iPhone / iPod Touch!Relive this classic with PAC-MAN Lite, a full-featured FREE version of PAC-MAN’s first stage! Who can forget the countless hours and quarters spent avoiding pesky ghosts while chompin’ on dots and gobbling up the fruit for bonus points?Guide PAC-MAN with three new control modes. Dodge pesky ghosts by tilting or rotating your iPhone in Accelerometer Mode. Navigate through the mazes by touching the onscreen Directional Pad in D-Pad Mode. Chomp on dots with the swipe of a finger in Swipe Mode.Munch fruits and other items for big points! Gobble blinking Power Pellets to weaken ghosts temporarily and eat them up before they change back. Avoid Blinky, the leader of the ghosts, and his fellow ghosts Pinky, Inky and Clyde, or you will lose a life. Get an extra life when you reach 10,000 points!CHECK OUT THESE OTHER COOL NAMCO GAMES:- Garters & Ghouls
– Mr. Driller
– Solitaire: Deck of Cods
– Worst-Case Scenario
© 1980-2008 NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc.
TowerMadness Zero: 3D Tower Defense – Limbic Software
TowerMadness Zero: 3D Tower Defense artwork TowerMadness Zero: 3D Tower Defense
Limbic Software

Genre: Games
Price: Free
Release Date: October 25, 2009

TowerMadness Zero is the ?FULL VERSION? of TowerMadness, and because of support from our sponsors, we are giving it away for free!Prefer to play without ads? You can still purchase the paid version of TowerMadness.NEW Map Just Released: Winterlands!
NEW v1.2.2 Update SubmittedA Gizmodo Top 10 Free App of the Week!Featured in WIRED! is an epic 3D Tower Defense Strategy GameNefarious aliens are coming to turn your beloved sheep into intergalactic scarves! Protect the flock using only quick thinking and the arsenal of upgradeable weaponry at your disposal.

“Addictive, time-sucking fun”
– Brian X Chen, Wired
“It would be madness to miss this game…it comes highly recommended.”
– Spanner Spencer, PocketGamer
“…TD fans should definitely add TowerMadness to their gaming library”
– Big Albie, Touch Arcade
Previously chosen as a “Featured App” on iTunes!
– Apple
High-performance 3D graphics with multitouch pan and zoom, so you can view the action from your favorite angle
Meticulously crafted and polished gameplay
Challenging path-finding enemy AI
16 enemy types
9 weapons with 5 upgrades each (Plasmatron, Laser Cannon, Railgun, Mortar, Guided Missiles, Flak, ElectroSlow, ElectroShock, and ElectroBoost)
An ultimate weapon, the Nuke!
15 maps (includes both open field and fixed path style maps)
Endless Mode: See how many waves you can withstand!
Free downloadable content released regularly
Global leaderboards with daily, weekly, and monthly rankings
Advanced replay technology lets you show off your games and learn new strategies by watching others
Compete for cash prizes
Share games through Twitter, Facebook, or email
Visit for more screenshots and videos.
(05/23/09) – Sandbox: Strategy Development Map
(06/06/09) – Endurance: The Coming of the Armada
(06/19/09) – Winding Woods: Tiny Path of Limited Options
(07/14/09) – Maze: The Twisted Refuge
(07/14/09) – Sparta: Madness? No! This is SPARTA!
(08/07/09) – Spyra: Defense of the Sanctuary
(08/15/09) – Invasion: Victory for the Brave
(08/29/09) – Giza: Return of the Creators
(10/04/09) – Racetrack: An Organized Invasion
(10/30/09) – Labyrinth: The Crooked Corridor
(12/05/09) – Winterlands: The Cold Storm Begins
The first and only officially licensed Dr. Seuss game on the App Store. Co-developed and published by our friends at Oceanhouse Media.
© Limbic Software, Inc.

Get one of these 50 New FREE iPhone Wallpapers

Got an iPhone but no new wallpapers to put on it? Fret not, because here are a few taken from all over the net! This roundup features some of the trendiest wallpapers to make your iPhone background slick and snazzy.



You will ooh and ahh as you go through these outstanding wallpapers.

A lot of people like to look for new wallpapers to put on their devices every few months, whether it be a Mac, iPad or iPhone. There are far too many wallpaper sites on the Internet to keep up with all the time, but there are a few good artists and photographers who have some very well-done content and interesting new ways to show off your device’s screen.



You could look for hours trying to find different types of wallpapers that suit you since there are so many options, so I’m going to help you out.



Instead of having to look for all those great backgrounds, I’ve provided a link to a list featuring 50 of the best photos, photoshop pieces and anything else that will look beautiful on your iPhone’s Retina display.


Click the link below to check them all out!


CLICK HERE to Visit Appstorm Website:




iGun Pro HD FREE Weapons simulator, load and fire the weapons on iphone or iPad!



Don’t settle for cheap imitations. Get the Original Gun Application

iGun Pro lets you do everything from virtually reload, chamber, and fire your
favorite guns, to learning about their history and specifications. From the
amazing graphics to the smallest details and accuracy, you will not find a
higher quality gun application on the AppStore.


• A huge library of over 100 guns with more always being added.


• Customizable gun wall. Lay your guns out how you want them, on the ever
expanding gun wall.


• Ultra-Realistic gun simulation including both motion blur and smoke


• Customize your shooting experience with adjustable recoil, motion blur, and
slow motion

• See the full specifications sheet for each of the guns included in iGun Pro


• Over 35 Updates already with no end in sight. New guns and features are
always being added

• Developers who are always listening for what you want next! Give us feedback
on our Facebook page at


Click Play Button on Video Player below to view Video.




A Small Sample of Guns Included in iGun Pro:

P90, UZI, Desert Eagle, MP5, M4, ACR, PPSh-41, M82A1 (Barret 50 Cal), Thomson,
XD9 , AK-47, SVT 40, SAW, Browning Machine Gun, FN SCAR-H, GLOCK 18, M1 GARAND,
M1911, MP40, AA-12 Automatic Shotgun, ACR + Many More! We are up to over 100
Guns Total!

iGun Pro, the iGun Pro logo, Crimson Moon Entertainment, and the Crimson Moon
Entertainment logo are all trademarks of Crimson Moon Entertainment LLC and may
not be used without explicit written permission.

11 ways to sync your data with an iPhone

How to access files, notes, to-dos, and even your Mac from the road

Control your Mac

You need to start a backup but you’re miles away from your Mac? Much as you can control another Mac using Leopard’s Screen Sharing feature, you can control a Mac from your iPhone. The means for doing so is a VNC (Virtual Network Computing) client such as ReadPixel’s $7 RemoteTap . A VNC client places a tiny version of a Mac’s display on the iPhone’s screen, which you can control by dragging and tapping.

Put your Mac desktop on your iPhone with Remote Tap


Because your remote Mac is doing the work, you can also use your VNC client to send yourself documents or view files that otherwise would not display on the iPhone. Just open the file remotely on your Mac and use the stretch gesture to enlarge and view it.

  • $4.99
  • Category: Utilities
  • Updated: Sep 02, 2010
  • Current Version: 4.2
  • 4.2
  • Size: 1.2 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Dirk Lembens
  • © 2010 ReadPixel

Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.0 or later. *3G works just video refresh is slow so not possible to stream video and sound could be better but i can play poker on the major sites relatively easy

* I’m very happy that after months without an update RemoteTap has received two recent updates. I hope progress continues. This is a very handy app.

Access your files from afar

FarFinder lets you browse your Mac’s folders via the Web.


If you don’t need to control your Mac, but you do want to be able to grab files from it, Flying Mac’s $35 FarFinder is a better alternative to a VNC client. FarFinder lets you use a Web browser (a free iPhone application awaits Apple approval) to navigate your Mac in a Finder-like view-far easier than trying to fit your Mac’s entire screen on your iPhone’s tiny display. You can e-mail files to yourself, or in some cases even view files (images and PDFs, for example) in the browser. But keep in mind that your computer has to be turned on for this to work.

Send files to your iPhone

Before you head off to that important business meeting, you want to make sure you have the company’s latest sales figures and competitive analysis at your fingertips. In the days before the App Store existed, there wasn’t an easy way to stash files on your iPhone and view them. Now you have several options.

To move files from your Mac to your iPhone over a local wireless network, try Magnetism Studios’ $5 FileMagnet . FileMagnet will also let you view iPhone-compatible files-though you can’t edit them. Keep in mind that for these files to be viewable on the iPhone, their names must have the appropriate extension-.jpg or .doc, for example.


Sync your files to SugarSync’s servers and they’re available to your iPhone and other computers.


If you want to share a document with other Macs as well as with your iPhone, or if you like the concept of instantaneous access, turn your attention to Sharpcast’s SugarSync. The online service expands the concept of push data-Apple’s MobileMe, for example, will “push” contacts, calendars, and e-mail to your iPhone-to include documents and media files. You simply upload files to SugarSync’s servers via the SugarSync Manager application installed on your Mac, and those files become available to other computers and mobile devices such as the iPhone and iPod touch. Install the free SugarSync iPhone app and you have nearly immediate access to those files. You can view iPhone-compatible files as well as stream MP3 and AAC audio files. Pricing starts at 10GB of storage for about $2.50 a month.

Sneak files off your iPhone

Want to turn the tables and copy files from your iPhone-including call logs, SMS messages, media files, and notes? Ecamm Network’s $20 PhoneView is the way to do this. When you plug your iPhone into your Mac, PhoneView launches and lets you browse some of the contents of your phone. Find an item you want and click on Copy From iPhone to move it to your Mac. This is handy for restoring your music files if a dead hard drive kills your iTunes library. The program also lets you create folders on the iPhone for storing your files (you can’t access these files on the iPhone-they’re for the purpose of storage only).


Sync with multiple calendars

With Google’s Calaboration tool, a Google calendar, and iCal, you can sync a shared calendar with multiple Macs and iPhones.


Keeping events in sync between multiple people using multiple Macs and iPhones is no easy feat. The secret is to create an iCal-compatible Google calendar.

To do this, set up a Google calendar and use the online tools to share it with your family members or coworkers. On each Mac that needs access to the calendar, download the free Google Calaboration-yes, it’s spelled that way-and select the Google calendars you wish to synchronize with iCal. Now when you add or edit events with this calendar in either iCal or Google Calendar, those events are updated for everyone subscribed to it. To keep the iPhones in sync, simply configure them in iTunes to sync to this iCal calendar.

Push around your Google data

If you keep your contacts, e-mail, and calendars in Google’s apps and want that data pushed to your iPhone, check out Google Sync. Once you set up a Google Sync account, changes to your Google contacts, calendars, and e-mail will immediately sync with your iPhone and your computer. What’s more, the service is free-unlike the $99 MobileMe account that Apple requires for its push service.

Sync notes and to-dos

At the moment, Apple doesn’t offer any way of syncing data from the iPhone’s Notes app or to-dos from iCal on the Mac. Although Apple has promised to offer a way to sync notes in the upcoming iPhone 3.0 software update (no word yet on to-dos), there’s no need to wait. If you’ve been as frustrated by this forehead-slappingly-obvious omission as we are, forget iCal and Notes; the key to this particular magic trick lies elsewhere.

Keep It Online As long as you usually have a good Internet connection, one workable alternative to syncing is to use an online service. RememberTheMilk, Toodledo, and Google’s Gmail offer free online to-do lists you can access from Safari on your iPhone or from any browser on your Mac. (The first two sites also support notes.) To set this up in Gmail, go to your Gmail settings screen, click on the Labs tab, and enable Tasks. Tasks will appear in the normal Gmail screen on your Mac; to view them on your iPhone, browse to

Keep track of important tasks no matter where you are with To Do


Sync via the Web If you prefer to keep your notes and to-dos in an iPhone app that’s accessible even when you’re offline, you have several options. Appigo’s $10 Todo and Toodledo’s own $4 iPhone app both offer powerful to-do-list features-including notes-and sync with If tasks are less important to you, you can save money by going with Appigo’s $5 Notebook, which works similarly but focuses on notes. Unfortunately, none of these services syncs with iCal, so you’ll need to manage your to-do lists via the service’s Web site while at your Mac.

Skip the Web To forego a Web browser altogether, you’ll need a program that has both iPhone and Mac versions. Ross Tulloch’s $4 SyncBook syncs notes between the two platforms. On the Mac, notes appear as text files that you can edit in TextEdit. For advanced task- and project-management, Cultured Code’s Things (iPhone version, $10; Mac version, $50) is an attractive and easy-to-use program that includes schedules, priorities, tags, and notes; the iPhone and Mac versions automatically sync over your local network.

Fool the iPhone If you’re determined to sync notes without any outside help, try disguising your notes as something else. In Address Book, create a new contact and place your text in the contact’s Notes field. Mark it as a business and give it a useful name. Address Book on your Mac will reflect changes you make on the iPhone, and vice versa. The downside, of course, is that you have to manage your notes using contacts, but with some clever naming you can keep notes grouped together at the beginning or end of your contacts list.

Other great apps include:

Jaadu VNC and Logmein

to “send files to your iPhone” (even “from” the iPhone, by email, in some cases) :

Files Light, Files pro

Mobile Files

Quickoffice files

Fileaid with DiskAid on the Mac




Memory Stick

Flash Drive

File sync


Print and share

Mobile Studio

Evernote, (free on iPhone and the Mac )

iPhone / Internet Users – 50 Kick Ass Websites you should know about

It’s time to update the entries in your browser’s links toolbar. But with recent estimates putting the size of the internet at well more than 100 million distinct websites, it’s getting harder and harder to get a handle on all the great stuff that’s out there. That’s why we’ve compiled this list. And unlike some lists you may have seen, which try to name the very “best” websites, but end up just telling you a lot of stuff you already know, we’ve chosen instead to highlight 50 of our favorite sites that fly under most people’s radar. Think of it as the Maximum PC blog roll (remember those?). These sites represent great alternatives to popular web destinations like YouTube and Hulu, and include useful references, powerful web apps, and the unknown blogs you must absolutely bookmark.
You might have heard of some of these sites, but we’ll bet you haven’t heard of all them. Read on and find out. You won’t be disappointed.

See What Can Be Done with 4 Kilobytes

top 50 websites

If you’re any kind of nerd at all, you probably know about the demoscene, where talented programmers create complex videos rendered in real-time, stored in incredibly small files. If you’re not familiar, you should make yourself acquainted with the scene, and all of the trippy, procedurally-generated content it has to offer. And hey, it’s not like you’re going to hit your bandwidth cap watching demos.

But what if you just want to see what all the fuss is about without actually downloading and running an executable? That’s where comes in. Think of it as YouTube for the scene, letting you watch demos in HD on the web. And if you like what you see, the full demo executable is just a click away.

Clutter-Free Social Networking

You can admit it. Along with Twitter, Facebook is one of the sites that you absolutely feel compelled to check every day to keep track of your friends’ activities and latest funny links. But while we’re all for friend-stalking, we could definitely do without the AJAX-heavy sidebars and interface modules that clutter up the Facebook homepage. Try using Facebook Lite, which gives you lean views of friend feeds and your user profile. You get access to essential image and update posting functionality without being bothered by the newest Facebook game apps.

Let other people play games for you

top 50 websites

The Let’s Play Archive maintains a list of hundreds of “Let’s Play” games, where somebody plays through a video game while maintaining a journal using text, screenshots and videos. Some are funny, while other’s just give you a whirlwind tour of a game you’ve never played before. Sounds dumb? Give it a try, you might just find it more engrossing than you’d imagined.

What They Didn’t Teach You in School If you’ve ever needed some advice on how to do go about doing the most obscure, but didn’t really know who to turn to without receiving some sort of critical feedback, So You Wanna is a great resource for inquiring minds that think alike. So you wanna…audition for American Idol? Bottle your home-made beer? Get a travel visa to a foreign country? So You Wanna tells you all about it and assists you in your quest to become the all-knowing. Note that there is some NSFW content floating around the site.

Google Building Maker

Crowd Sourcing the 3D World

14th Century cartographers would be right about Google Earth – its world is pretty flat. Despite high-resolution satellite imagery that lets you zoom in on your neighbor’s skylight, buildings are still part of one big flat surface. That’s where you come in. Google’s Building Maker is a website that lets you help design and create buildings for Google Earth. Using a plug-in based version of their Sketch-up modeling program, you can easily create a textured 3D model of your neighborhood or local landmarks and submit them to be included in the Google Earth database. The process is surprisingly simple and really fun to use. Google has rolled out the service to 50 cities so far, but plans on expanding its reach in the future.

Outsmart the Swedes at their Own Game

top 50 websites

If you’ve been a college student or 20-something living on a budget in the last couple decades, chances are good that there are a couple of bits of Ikea furniture gracing your living quarters. The Ikeahacker blog shows you how other people have transformed their old Swedish furniture into something awesome.

Count your Calories

Also a popular iPhone app, Fatburgr helps you count calories and make healthier decisions when eating out at various popular dine-in and fast food restaurants. Simply pick your poison (ours is Panera Bread) and Fatburgr will present you with an alphabetical list of the restaurant’s entire food inventory with the number of calories, grams of fat, carbohydrates, and fiber in each serving. If you take a look, you might be surprised at the lack of nutrition surrounding some of your favorite dishes.

Get Inspired

Ffffound (yes, four F’s) is an image bookmarking web service that allows users to post and share their favorite images they find on the web and recommends similar images according to the user’s taste. This is a great resource if you’re looking for some inspiration, or need an image that matches your tastes. Fffound displays graphic designer’s works, typography, advertisement design, animations, and sometimes, even the latest meme. There is some NSFW content floating around the site.

Keep Up with the Local News

Curious about what’s on the front page of newspapers elsewhere in the world? Look no further than the Newseum, which offers downloadable PDFs fof more than 80 major international and domestic newspapers. These informative gems are brought to you by the interactive museum of news and journalism and is located by Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

Strange Maps are Strange

If you’ve got a fascination with maps, or an affinity for world history, Strange Maps posts interesting maps several times a week, complete with interesting facts and statistics following suit in blog form.

The Most Accurate Weather Reports

We know, your gut instinct tells you to go to to check for local weather conditions or the weekend forecast. But Weather Underground provides better local reporting by tapping into a network of 10,000 local weather stations in all major cities across the United States. A community-powered reporting system provides detailed hourly updates, which are especially useful when planning your commute during the rainy season.

Take a Look, Read a Book

If you’re looking for a good book that’s out of your realm, try your hand at What Should I Read Next. WSIRN displays recommendations based on your favorites list. Conversely, if you just want a quick recommendation, simply enter in one item and WSIRN will offer titles that may appeal to your interests based on genre and author title.

There’s more to Life than the Internet

A recent issue of Wired listed rules for the modern Pointdexter – proper etiquette for techies in the 21st century. But while you may know the difference between a good and bad post on Twitter, how about ten hours of the day when you’re not on the internet? That’s where Rules for My Unborn Son comes in; this blog regularly posts the important lessons that’ll really help you get by in life. Rules like “Never eat lunch at your desk” and “Compliment your mom’s cooking” may be common sense for most of the world, but it’s sage advice for the unwashed masses of geeks.

Pitch a Meeting

Microsoft’s Powerpoint is truly a hassle to use when you’ve only got a few hours to put together a full blown presentation. Thankfully, free web services like Prezi offer procrastinating professionals a better way to put together some pretty creative presentations. Prezi takes about five minutes to learn and the slide show is really just one big easel. And, if you want to get super creative, there are numerous tutorials that teach you how to jazz up your presentation with animated segues and mindmapping techniques that will inspire your audience to think outside of the box. Best of all, it’s all hosted online, so you don’t have to worry about anything happening to your expense report.

Must-Read before Engaging in Mature Internet Discourse

This wiki is a comprehensive catalog of literary devices used in popular fiction, including tropes (different for clichés) used in most television shows today. Be wary, the site is a deep dive into the craft of story writing, and will change the way you enjoy books, television, and movies forever.

Stay Up to Date with the Internet

Pardon us for considering our readers to be out of touch with the latest Internet memes, but you’d be surprised to see the statistics on how many average Internet users aren’t in touch with the latest Internet fads. For this reason, Know Your Meme exists to give your friends and family all an equal chance to laugh at, or with, the Internet.

Play Flash Games in Style

top 50 websites

What do you get when you combine time-wasting flash games, an Xbox-like achievement system, a social network and a collectable card game? You get Kongregate; the best flash game hub on the ‘net.

Instructional Videos that are Actually Coherent

From mundane tasks like washing your hair to complicated ventures like how to finance a home, Howcast hosts instructional videos that can help you get by in life. User-shared videos are well produced and get straight to the point, unlike the junk you’ll find on YouTube.

Find the Perfect Wallpaper

top 50 websites

Interfacelift may not be the biggest desktop wallpaper site on the internet, but it is one of the best organized, with easy sorting by resolution, rating, or tag. With thousands of gorgeous photos and illustrations, available in tons of resolutions (including dual- and triple-monitor resolutions), Interfacelift is definitely worth a look next time you want to refresh your PC’s wallpaper.

Demystify Your Investments

top 50 websites

If you’re new to investing, the stock market and other financial institutions can seem like black magic—you put some money in, some charts go up and down, and hopefully you end up richer than you started. Enter Investopedia, Forbes’ collection of definitions and articles about all things financial. Written accessibly but not condescendingly, Investopedia will leave you feeling more confident about investing in no time at all.

Paint a Pretty Picture

You don’t have to be a designer to learn how to touch up photos, create your own graphics, or conjure up fancy web buttons. Good Tutorials is one of our favorite resources for making the most out of our entire Adobe Creative Suite. Additionally, if you’ve got a knack for web design, this site can also help with CSS, Flash, Java and PHP.

Learn How to Drink in Style

top 50 websites

Nothing says “sophistication” and/or “problem drinker” like leaving Drinkhacker open in your browser. With well-written spirits reviews and intriguing cocktail recipes, Drinkhacker’s got something to offer even the most casual drinkers.

Be a Sci-Fi Superfan

top 50 websites

Ok, ok, so io9 is a Gawker blog, and therefore not exactly “under the radar.” Nonetheless, it’s one of the blog mega-network’s lesser known sites, and an absolute must-read for any science fiction fan (we know you’re out there). All mediums get covered — television shows, movies, books, and even comics. The editors know their Cylons from their Cardassians, and the editorials give you more to stretch your mind than typical geek debates.

Spruce Up Your Desktop

top 50 websites is the biggest and best resource for pretty much any aspect of the desktop customization scene. On it, people post screenshots of their desktops, tricked out with popular apps like Litestep, Samurize and Rainlender, and share how they’re made. The site also hosts themes and skins for those apps and others, along with helpful how-to guides.

Learn a New Interesting Fact Every Day

top 50 websites

Did you know that giraffes have the highest blood pressure of any mammal? Or that Pope John Paul II was made an honorary member of the Harlem Globetrotters? No? Well, if you visited the Mental_Floss blog regularly, you would. With informative posts, infuriating quizzes and an “Amazing Fact Generator,” the blog is recquired reading for wannabe smart-alecs.

Find new music, the colorful way

top 50 websites

Musicovery is a music-finding service that’s a little different than the rest. To get music recommendations, you just specify a list of genres that you like, a timeframe, and whether you want your music calm or energetic, dark or positive. Musicovery searches up matching songs, and displays them in a color-coded map. Its library isn’t as big as some others, but the colorful visuals and unusual song selection make it worth a visit.

Glimpse into the Possible Future

Do high-concept gadgets like the Optimus Keyboard tickle your fancy? Yanko Design is a blog that focuses entirely on futuristic design concepts from studios like Art. Lebedev. The products showcased are mostly conceptual renders and may never see production, but occasionally, you’ll find a forward-thinking idea that perfectly combines form and function.

Skip the Robot, Talk to a Person

top 50 websites

These days, calling technical support can be a real nightmare for a number of reasons: long hold times, unintelligible outsourced operators, and “Tier 1” technicians who almost inevitably know less about the product in question than you do. But the worst of all tech-support injustices is the automated frustration dispensers that companies sometime employ to put you through a labyrinth of touch-tone menus before you can talk to a real person.

But you don’t have to put up with all of that, thanks to, which tells you—on a company by company basis—exactly what number to call and what buttons to press to get through to a real, human operator.

Learn to Cook like a Nerd

top 50 websites

If you’re the type that thinks of cooking as more of a science than an art, then Cooking For Engineers is the site for you. With lots of recipes written out and photographed in excruciating detail, and interesting cooking “experiments,” this site will help you make the transition from computer nerd to kitchen nerd.

See the World’s News at a Glance

top 50 websites

As Google News has become the single largest aggregation of local and global news, there have been several attempts to rearrange all that data into a more readable form. is one such effort, which organizes stories into a big, colorful treemap, based on category (business, technology, sport, etc) and importance, measured by the number of outlets reporting on a story.

Give it a try; it’s a surprisingly intuitive and addicting way to browse the news.

Listen to Free, Licensable Music

top 50 websites

These days there are so many sites offering free music download (legally or illegally), that to stand out from the crowd, you need to do something unique. Magnatune is a site that does several unique things. For one: they only offer music from independent artists. Another, you can listen to any album in its entirety. Finally, Magnatune lets you license any song they offer, making an excellent resource for producers of podcasts and indie films.

Plan Your Next Trip

If you’re looking for a quick weekend getaway, Kayak can help you find the best deals on any trip around the world, whether it’s by plane, ship, or automobile. Kayak is a search engine that pulls information from hundreds of travel sites based on your query; you can then refine your search and choose the result that is right for you. You can also sign up for their newsletter and receive daily deals based on your airport location setting . We should mention, however, that domestic flights within the continental United States or Europe do not show up economy airliners, such as Southwest and EasyJet.

Find Out Things You Never Knew about Your Favorite Games and Movies

top 50 websites is a directory of user-submitted easter eggs for games, movies, and TV shows. You can browse the “Eeggs” by category, date added, or by rank. There are about 4,000 Easter eggs for video games alone, so head on over and find out what you’ve been missing.

Put Some Flair on Your Blog

Alright, so we’re aware that this is no longer the nineties, and websites are still taboo and less traffic worthy when covered in Javascript widgets, but if you’re fairly active on a number of social networking sites, or would like to create a landing page out of your blog, Widget Box is the perfect resource. Some of our favorite widgets include: the Twitter feed box, the Flickr slideshow, and the Social Networking badge.

Play Thousands of Free, Awesome Games

top 50 websites

“Interactive fiction” is a term used to refer to text-based adventure games which rely on clever writing and imagination, rather than fancy graphics. Although you’re probably more familiar with the classic interactive fiction games that were popular around the dawn of PC gaming, such as Zork and Adventure, there are plenty of enthusiasts still hard at work turning out new and innovative works in the genre. is the place to go to find pretty much an interactive fiction game, new or old, as well as emulators and other software needed to play them.

Listen to Music, Level Up

top 50 websites

Tired of music sites that just let you listen to music? Wish more stuff in your life had RPG elements? Then you should definitely give a look. A music site with a decidedly indie slant, songs on TheSixtyOne are uploaded by artists themselves, and voted on by users. The gimmick? Whenever a song that you’ve voted for goes on to be voted for by others, you gain experience and levels. There are also achievements (such as listen to 1000 songs) and quests (for example: listen to 7 recently posted songs), so you’ll always have something to work toward.

Make Slick-Looking Web Photo Collages

top 50 websites

Vuvox is a web app which lets you take a collection of images, videos, and song files, and turn them into a rich, scrolling web collage. A set of simple photo editing tools lets you show only the best parts of your photos, and you can add info boxes that expand when moused over. When you’ve created the perfect collage, you can embed it on your blog or other website, or pass a link around on Twitter.

Decode the Language of File Extensions

This essential website is a comprehensive database of file extensions for whenever you come across an unknown file type. The site is frequently updated, easy to browse, and even links you to freeware applications to open your cryptic files. In fact, the advocacy of free software to open documents is paramount in the site’s mission statement.

Watch TV Shows and Movies You Can’t Find on Hulu

NBC’s Hulu may be the dominant video-streaming service for legally watching TV shows and movies, but its catalogue isn’t nearly comprehensive. Rival service Crackle fills in missing shows and films owned by Sony Pictures, in case you want to watch movies like Ghostbusters or Groundhog Day. Cracke’s collection isn’t as big as Hulu’s, but there are plenty of hidden gems here (Karate Kid II, anyone?).

Insightful Gaming News without the Kotaku Crowd

Boingboing’s gaming spinoff cherry picks only the most interesting gaming links and industry news for its blog, adding insightful commentary with a little nostalgic bent to each post. It has since been put on hiatus, and former editor Brandon Boyer has deposited most of his eclectic links in a Tumblr blog. Still, Offworld’s archives are a delightful read, and it is still currently updated by the editors of Boingboing.

Also worth checking out:, featuring frequent Offworld and PC Gamer UK contributors.

The Best Place to Upload Your Videos

We’ve given up all hope for Youtube. Vimeo – founded by the creators of CollegeHumor – is the premium cable equivalent of internet video. The simple upload interface, relatively quick processing times, and elegant video interface make this our preferred video hosting site. The moderated channels have high-quality content (there’s even a channel for anaglyph 3D video!), and the community has more than a single-digit lexicon.

Craiglist Gets Unstuck from 1995

Craigslist is undoubtedly the best place online marketplace to barter or trade goods, but its interface and navigation system leaves much to be desired. But since all of its content can be read through RSS feeds, you’re not forced to actually use the Craigslist site. Craiglook is a mash-up of Craiglist feeds (read through Yahoo Pipes) and Google Maps. Its location radius-based search is the site’s most useful feature, and its content is always up to date with the main Craigslist directory.

Collaborate in Real-Time without the Wave

Yes, we know everyone is excited about the potential of Google Wave as an end-all solution for real-time project collaboration. But in its Beta state, Wave is too buggy and slow to earn our recommendation. takes a simpler approach to real-time collaboration: users share online “drop” repositories which host documents and images. We dig that doesn’t require complicated user accounts or unnecessary social networking elements. Yahoo apparently feels the same way, and has pre-installed’s Attach Large Files feature into every Yahoo mail account.

A Social Music Platform to Replace iTunes

Spotify is a new music service that hopes to streamline the way we both stream and purchase new music. The company was launched with the blessing of several major labels, in a refreshingly forward-thinking move on the part of the music industry. Because of this, Spotify is able to stream full, high-quality tracks from these labels without fear of retribution. Our favorite feature is the ability to create and save playlists for later. This really adds to the illusion that you now have an unlimited music library on your computer. While Spotify is not yet available for US residents, we await its stateside debut with bated breath.

Respect Your Gadget’s Ancestors

This darling Tumblr blog preaches the kind of nostalgia that techies can really appreciate. Author Anna Jane Grossman recounts the simpler days of pay phones, Polaroid photos, and pocket calculators. If you’re ever suffering from shiny gadget overload, take a breath and calm yourself in the Obsolete blog’s welcoming analog arms.

Tech News from a Different Perspective

Wired UK’s website is a great example of an international publication that puts out fine content that’s distinct from its US counterpart. Sure, some news and blog posts cover the same topics as the stateside edition, but the perspective is just as elucidating and fresh. Plus, it’s the only place you’ll find the musings of acclaimed futurist and comic book writer Warren Ellis.

Advanced Crafting for Hobbyists

Like to get your hands dirty? Makezine’s blog is a treasure trove of links to geeky craft projects found all over the web. From circuit bending tutorials to D-I-Y robots, you’ll find all sorts of nifty projects that’ll get your inner inventor stirring. And even if you’re not the hacking type, the linked projects are a joy to read.

Find any PDF Reference Manual

This search engine is dedicated to indexing PDF files scattered all over the web. It’s extremely useful for finding technical manuals that you might have thrown away without having to dig through the original manufacturer’s website. It’s also great for finding ebooks and obscure academic documents.

What the Font

Because Not Everyone Uses Helvetica

In the days of yore, font-recognition software was expensive and didn’t work particularly well. Lucky for us, what once cost a lot of money is now available free on the web. Point your browser to WhatTheFont, upload an image featuring the font in question, and the service will give you a list of matching fonts, usually including some free options. For bonus points, font nerds can test their knowledge by trying to identify the difference between Arial and Helvetica in common logos.

Get Your Sci-Fi Short Story Fix

If you’re a science fiction and fantasy aficionado, this site is for you. A free membership to this publisher’s site gets you access to exclusive ebooks, and casual browsers can still dive into a wealth of short stories, comics, art, and its delightful blog.

6 Fun iPhone Animal Apps to Get Kids Reading and Learning

If you own an iPhone, and you also have toddlers or kids who are about to enter school, put the iPhone and the kids together with some of the apps listed below to keep the kids busy as they prepare themselves for school.

The list below is separated by categories, and each app is listed alphabetically under those categories to show that we do not favor one app over another. The links lead to reviews about the apps or to the businesses that created the apps. This way, you can learn more about the apps before you download them.

While many of the apps listed below are free, some cost anywhere from $0.99 to under $4.00. Also, the reviews can help you learn whether the app truly is age-appropriate for your child.

1. ABC Animals Teaches Kids to Write Using iPhone

ABC Animals is a clever application because it can be used by children across a large age range. I’m not sure if the developers at Critical Matter intended this. But, I’ve found it can be used by children as young as 18 months, up to as old as seven – depending on their level of development. And, given the rate at which children grow and develop during the first 7 years of their life this a decent achievement.

The application supports children to learn their ABCs. A child is able to flick through iPhone cards from A-Z. Each card has the letter in upper and lowercase and a cartoon picture of an animal that begins with that letter. (Geek sensibilities are catered for a “D” is sometimes represented by a dragon).

Young children can simply flick through look at the pictures and repeat the letters and words. While older children, by double tapping the screen can flip the card over to examples of how the letters are written. Then, using their finger or a iPhone pen they can trace the letter, just like they do in school learning to write.

This second aspect of the application has a lot of potential; my only qualm is that the double tap feature is not offered in any form of instructions in the application. I discovered it by accident.   I love the fact the letters are sitting on “lined paper” graphics and the clear directives on how to write letters had me imagining school classrooms full of children with iPhones (a high tech return to the “chalk and slate” that our grandparents used).

ABC Animals could do with some options and instructions. Still, it offers ABC activities for young children right through their development.

Though, the developer’s images are poorly targeted at kids. I think the images suit children aged 8+. The eyes of the animals look like they belong on Bratz dolls and to better engage younger children they could use much simpler graphics

Still, another fine app, once a few refinements are made. Worth the $2.99 price at iTunes because it can be used by children of different ages and stages.

Wired: An iPhone App that supports child literacy from 18 months to 7 years.

Tired: Need instructions and the images aren’t the best for younger children.

Seen any good iPhone Apps for young children recently? Let us know in the comments (below the articles).

Animal Match Kids is a fun filled memory match game for kids of all ages. Improve/test your kids memory skills by matching pairs of cute and friendly animals.

Features:- Cute and friendly animals graphics.

– 26 available cards.

– 4 difficulty levels (6, 12, 20, 30).

– Very Easy level with just 6 cards for kids just learning.

– Adorable animals.

– Cute animations.

– Fun and challenging matching pairs gameplay.

1 kidsanimalgames_1

3. AnimalSays is memory game for kids and all ages.

AnimalSays is memory game for kids and all ages. Just like Simon

Tap the animal in the order the animal call.

Fun and educational for the whole family.

– Animals dog, cat, elephant, lion, duck, sheep, horse, and pig

– High Score

– OpenFeint for online high scores & achievements.

– How many can you memorize?


4. Dex ABC Animals flash cards

Camdiloo media’s Dex ABC Animals flash cards is one of a series of educational applications developed for the iPhone, designed with toddlers and pre-school children in mind. As parents, we have all witnessed the attraction the iPhone holds for young kids. As designers, their goal is to combine educational tools with the iPhone’s interface, and to merge that with a high emphasis on quality, mindful designs. Flash cards are a wonderful learning tool for young children and they bring hours of enjoyment and educational benefits. Inspired by traditional, familiar card layouts, their flash cards combine bold colors, large simple alphabet letters and custom illustrations to bring the flash card concept to life. Each letter of the alphabet is paired with a corresponding animal, helping to teach your toddler ABCs, animal names, first sight words, upper- and lower-case letterforms, and the pronunciation of letters and the animal names.They have kept the interface and overall touch-screen experience simple and intuitive, so children of all ages can navigate the cards. With a simple “tap”, the card flips, while a “slide” of the finger advances to the next card. They have also included some custom settings which allow the deck of flash cards to be shuffled and restacked, among other features.

They have enjoyed creating this application and have been motivated by watching the excitement level of their own children increase during the development process. 

Languages: English

Compatible with iPhone and iPod touch
Requires iPhone 2.0 software update


5. Landleben Shows Kids Farm Life on iPhone

Florian “Utsi” Martin announced Monday Landleben 1.0, a children’s game for the iPhone that allows to experience farm life. The game presents kids with a 360 degree picture with various farm animals. The art and imagery was developed by Lee Barlage, a German-based illustrator for children’s books.

Tapping on different elements within that picture presents kids the appropriate animations and sounds. The game includes a counter that keeps track of how many sounds and animations have been discovered.

The game is priced at US$.99, and is available on the iTunes store.


6.Landleben, a charming barn adventure for toddlers and families

For your iPhone or iPod touch.

Inside a little bouncing barn, friendly farm animals are waiting to pop out and surprise your little one. Try and guess who they are; tap the doors to find out!

Work with your child to learn the names of animals — in English or Spanish — and hear the sounds they make! Younger children will love opening the barn doors to find a new animal animation, as they learn about cause and effect and become familiar with animal names and sounds. Preschoolers will enjoy guessing animals by sound, then seeing the animal names, which helps them develop early literacy skills. And everyone will adore the illustrations by Divya Srinivasan, whose work is regularly featured in the New Yorker.

Peekaboo Barn was made for you and your toddler by artists and educators, not marketers, robots, or companies repackaging clip art. Our team has backgrounds in cognitive science and child development, and we’ve worked in educational media everywhere from Yahoo! to the Smithsonian Institution.

When you could really use a safe distraction — in airports, restaurants, and waiting rooms — or you’d like to try something new with your little genius, Peekaboo Barn is the educational, artful solution. Enjoy!


NASCAR Sprint Cup Mobile’13 iPhone App – all the Latest News, Standings from NASCAR

The latest news from Sprint Cup NASCAR Racing, as well a all the results, driver standings and race information. A complete dash tells you when the race was, when and where the next race is, and where your favorite driver is on the leaderboard.







Stay connected to the most popular motorsport in America with the Official app from NASCAR: NASCAR Mobile ’13. The new NASCAR Mobile ’13 app offers comprehensive in-depth news, expert analysis, video and photos directly from the source. Immerse yourself even further into the NASCAR experience with comprehensive driver information, race highlights and social media updates from NASCAR’s biggest stars. Reconnect with the excitement that was the 2012 NASCAR season and learn about the amazing new Sixth Generation car and what is in store for the upcoming 2013 season. Whether you are a first-time fan or avid fan of NASCAR, the Official NASCAR app is for you!
o Coming in February – LIVE RACE DAY COVERAGE
o Year-Round in-depth coverage of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Nationwide Series, and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series
o Driver information and historical data
o Breaking news, expert analysis and media including articles, images and video
o Schedules, driver standings and track information


Only NASCAR Sprint Cup Mobile allows you to follow your favorite driver and the live race action all season long. Sprint customers get exclusive access to additional content including live in-car audio, live race radio, the NASCAR on SPEED broadcast and real-time telemetry data. Only from Sprint, NASCAR Sprint Cup Mobile is FREE with an Unlimited data plan.











23 Useful & Amazing iPhone apps help you with shopping, chatting, reading & even refilling gas & more!

iPhone needs no introduction.Apple’s iPhone has passed Motorola’s Razr to become the top consumer phone in USA.

Today I am going to tell you not 5, not 10 but 23 exciting and useful iPhone apps to help you with shopping, chatting, reading and even refilling gas and much more.

1. List Your Shopping Items with One Trip Shopping List


Do you forget about shopping items and come home missing two or three of them just to curse and go back again? Isn’t it pretty annoying to list things in a paper and take it out inside a sophisticated shopping mall?

This One Trip Shopping List bring you a simple and ingenious interface for quickly organizing and building a shopping list. It’s simple, and any iPhone user should find it incredibly useful.

2. Chat with Your Buddies through Piblictivity iPhone Chat


Are you a crazy chatter? The iPhoneChat web application lets you log into AIM, view your contacts, and handle tabbed chats. Go to the site using the link above and click on the See It In Action link – then click on the “Chat” folder on the page that opens to see the demo video.

Again if you need to log into different web messengers, you can try meebo.

3. Read your e-books through Google Reader with iPhone Feeds App


Are you a keen bookworm? And find your laptop too big an application to roam around with and read at leisure? Then iPhone app Feeds is just the right gadget for you as google has officially released beta version for iPhone google reader. Note: Click on the google Reader link above, you must have a google sign on name and password to login and use Google Reader.

This new version is designed to offer many of the same features as the desktop, while making it quick and easy to act on items.

4. Read and Edit Your Office Documents through iZoho


Do you want to edit a Microsoft document from iPhone? or say have some last minute inputs in Excel sheet. You can now do it from iZoho.

iiZoho bring in Zoho Writer, Zoho Sheet, and Zoho Show. The iPhone can display PDFs, Word docs, and Excel spreadsheets, but with Zoho’s tools you can actually edit some of them.

To which, an iPhone lover had to say,

“SWEET. i don’t know why i’d ever need to make a spreadsheet or write a doc on my iPhone, but i love knowing that i CAN.”

cute and true, lol.

5. Find and Refill Gas from


Are you in need of Gas and can not find a station? And even if you do from the maps, you can not locate where exactly?

Give iPhone your zip code. Not only do you get a quick overview of the offerings, but you can also click the station to get a Google Map view. It integrates with Google Maps too well. Nice app.

6. Read All the Headlines of Today’s News from iActu


Do you leave early for office? Possibility is you miss out on morning news. What if your iPhone supplies that and from the newspaper you wanna read?

iActu provides a really cool newsstand interface for popular news outlets like the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and more. Not only is the homepage cool, but browsing headlines is also resized for optimal viewing.

7. Dig Your News up through iDigg


Those who are familiar with digg, don’t need any reason to dig for.Get all the latest news, views and buzz through the really nice iPhone app for digg. It works pretty well.

8. Click and Flick your Photos through iFlickr


Do you love clicking and sharing your photos? Is it too uncool to go to a tour with office laptop. So how will you put your snaps on internet? iFlickr does it with ease.

I wonder why didn’t Flickr think of any iPhone optimized app yet, but anyway, you can do it through an efficient app named iFlickr.

9. Know Movie Show Times through goMovies


Wanna go for a movie with your date and don’t know which movie to go to? Don’t run around for telephone directory or call up your friends. To save you from embarrassment, goMovies is here.

goMovies provides a nice interface for looking up movie showtimes from movie site Fandango by zip code. Though, more such optimized and new apps are created in this segment.

10. Cook Your Ways to Reach the Hearts through Cookbooks


Wanna surprise your spouse or children with new recipes but can not find one? Well, cooking books are as obsolete as yahoo search engines. So what do you do?

Cooking web site 101 Cookbooks has created an iPhone interface for searching for recipes on the go with your iPhone. Find it here

11. Read Anything and Everything through Reader


If you buy e-books and are an avid reader, then ereader is for you. Very simple application. To read a book you simply tap on the title in your Bookshelf and then flick across the page from right to left to turn the page or the other way to turn it back. Those fond of ereaders should try this on iPhone as well.

12. Capture Everything for Ever through Evernote


Evernote is an incredible application that lets you capture text, photo, and audio notes on the iPhone that are synced to the server.

The real power is in the recognition engine they use that can even find text in photos you capture so you will never forget anything again (thus the elephant icon). A free account will let you upload 40MB of data a month while a premium account (US$45/year or US$5/month) will let you upload 500MB/month. They provide a stronger security via SSL and you also get priority image recognition.

13. Keep Track of Your Bank Account through SplashMoney


Need to do a transaction while you are on the way with no internet or bank at sight? If it is very important, then you are saved, thank SplashMonkey.

This new iPhone application has all functionalities that a modern day e-banking software have, with an even easier interface. Use it to monitor your checking and credit card account and also enter transactions on the go.

14. Tune Yourself with Music through Pandora


Do you love listening to music? Online music is on its way to future. and Pandora (internet raidio) is just another feature to it.

Pandora is an app that not only lets you listen to music (which works wonderfully with iPhone 3G) but also you can bookmark it online to get more information on the song and also you can give a thumps up to add it to your preference. Moreover, you can skip through the current playlist to listen to your desired songs.All on feather touch. Thanks Apple.

15. Help Yourself with Google Mobile App


When you get Google and Apple collaborating under one roof, that is the height of facilities.

The Google Mobile App gives you something like Silverlight on the iPhone with the ability to quickly find web pages, business listings, phone contacts, and more with a smart filter methodology that lists relevant search results as you enter text. Makes your browsing easier.

16. Get All the Information from Your Locale through Express


Need a weather report before going for a long drive on a cloudy day? Did your favorite baseball team play today? Wanna know the score? Even if you are on street. express arranges it.

17. Increase Your Social Networking through Facebook and Twitter

Two of the most popular modern social networking sites let you hook to iPhone and understand the world.

Twitterific is a wonderful application for twitter


Facebook has made an application of theirs esp for Apple iPhone.


So all what you need, iPhone has it.

18. Connect Your Wi-Fi through Jiwire Wi-Fi Finder


Connecting to the Internet using Wi-Fi almost always delivers dramatically better performance. On-the-go JiWire helps you locate wireless hotspots around the world. Simply type in a location or zip code, and you’ll get a list of free and/or paid networks nearby.

19. Chat with Anyone in Any Damn Messenger Through MUNDU


DO you find iChat too restricted because it gives you only one option i.e. to chat in AIM? What if I offer you one that has not one or two but four prime messenger services in a very easy-to-use interface.


Mundu allows users to chat using AOL Instant Messenger, Yahoo Messenger, MSN Messenger, and Google’s GTalk through a clean and intuitive tabbed interface (one tab for login/logout of each service, one for contacts, and one for chats).

20. List Any Job through Listingly


Forgetful people are not selectively so. They don’t only forget shopping items. If One trip shopping list was too much for a single application then have many under one roof just like Mundu did for messengers.

Listingly is a great online list manager that now offers an iPhone web application. Listingly can be used to create to-do lists, grocery lists, wish lists, and freestyle lists.

Listingly can also group items into categories (in fact, Grocery lists are smart lists that group similar items together automatically).

21. Search and Organize your Apps through uPhoneHome


The two biggest challenges to taking advantage of the various iPhone applications are finding them and organizing them. uPhoneHome helps you do both.

Using an interface similar to the iPhone’s home screen, it provides icons/links to a large selection of iPhone applications. You can sort the list by date and category to help you find specific types of applications or to find new applications that have recently been released.

When you launch an application from uPhoneHome, your favorites are displayed, along with a home icon to return to uPhoneHome in a frame at the top edge of Safari’s display for easy access.

So all you appz freak iPhone users, don’t worry from now on.

22. Whistle or Hum To Get the Song through Midomi SoundHound – the ultimate mobile music search experience:


  • Just hold your iPhone up to a speaker, and SoundHound names the tune in as little as five seconds!
  • It even works if you sing or hum the melody, or if you do it while an iPod song plays – no more title or artist confusion for your iPod songs.
  • Instant lyrics and lyrics text search for most songs – whether you find the song with Midomi SoundHound or have it in your iPod.
  • The world’s first ever combined “My Music” and online search: when your SoundHound search results match a song in your iPod library, you’ll see an iPod icon right there to play your own version.
  • Charts of the hottest songs, just grabbed songs, and SoundHound’s much-anticipated “Underplayed” list.
  • Groundbreaking new design with instant access to previews, bios, top songs and YouTube videos.
  • Sharing on email, Facebook and Twitter.
With SoundHound’s search and music browsing, you and your friends will get in touch with music like never before.
  • “This is amazing.” The New York Times’ David Pogue
  • “…could save your sanity.” Don Lemon, CNN
  • Time magazine top 11 iPhone apps
  • *#1 in “Ten of the Best iPhone Apps.” -The Sunday Times (UK)
Download SoundHound, powered by Melodis’ own Sound2Sound Search Science.

23. Change Your iPhone to an Universal Remote with Red Eye

With the RedEye system you can use your iPhone or iPod touch to control your TV, stereo, cable box, DVD player, and many other devices that receive standard (infrared) signals. In other words, no more hunting through your sofa cushions for all those different remotes – all the control you need is right in your pocket.

  • Personal. Each person in your house can use her own iPhone or iPod touch as a controller, and more than one controller can interact with your gear simultaneously.
  • Simple. One touch launches any activity – watch TV, listen to music, play a video. And custom screen layouts for each activity mean you never have to hunt for the right button.
  • Smart. Multi-touch gestures for common functions, free software upgrades delivered through iTunes, the ability to control different rooms from anywhere in the house – all cheaper than other universal remotes.

There are plenty of other applications for iPhones. But I discussed some of the most important and useful ones. I hope you liked the idea. For any query or suggestion, write to me.

[Thanks to lifehacker, blogs.zdnet, informationIT and laptopmag ]

8 Fun iPhone Reading and Writing Activities & Apps to Get Kids Reading and Learning

1. iPhone Typing Test

A simple Web site created to test typing speed on an iPhone.

Go to this web address on iPhone Safari


Click the Start sign (shown below) to begin the test.


The test will begin when you click inside the blue field that will appear on the next screen

that opens. When you have finished, click on the “Done” button on your iPhone’s keyboard.

2. iWriteWords, learn handwritting by playing

This amazing app will help teach your kids how to write while playing. Great for preschoolers.

Drag Mr. Crab through the numbers while drawing the parts of a letter. Join lines to make letters, letters to words and so on. The software records your child’s strokes so you can review them later and see how they are improving.





3. Letter Tracer preschool letters writing practice

Help your preschooler and other prereading children trace and paint letter and number shapes so they’ll be prepared for reading and writing in grade school.

Designed by parents, for preschoolers aged 2-5 years.

LetterTracer is an educational tool that helps preschoolers and other pre-reading children trace and paint letter and number shapes. Early exposure to letters and numbers helps prepare children for reading and writing in grade school. LetterTracer’s three-way combination of visual letters, interactivity via tracing, and a spoken voice-over helps children learn and retain the alphabet.

Designed by parents, LetterTracer is generally appropriate for children ages 2 to 5, and was intensively field-tested by our own children! Uppercase and lowercase letters A to Z and the numbers 0 through 9 are shown in three selectable styles:

✔ Flashcard mode: each letter is shown in its regular, filled-in black-on-white rendition. Use this mode as you would flash cards, to practice recognizing letters and numbers with your child.

✔ Tracing mode, for younger children: a hollow outline of each letter is shown. Your child can finger-paint on the screen to trace the letterform.

✔ Freeform mode, for older children: a smaller image of each letter is shown in the upper-left corner; the rest of the screen is available for freehand drawing of the letterform.

Choose from three difference voices; each calls out the name of letters as they appear, to reinforce your child’s learning:

✔ Adult Male
✔ Adult Female
✔ Child

LetterTracer is easy and fun to use for both parents and kids:

✔ In flash card mode, “swipe” back and forth to move between letters easily

✔ When drawing, shake your iPhone or iPod Touch to clear the screen and start over. Kids love this feature!

✔ Choose a larger, more forgiving brush size for younger children, or a smaller, more precise brush size for older children

✔ Choose from 10 painting colors

✔ Choose from three different voices to call out letters and numbers

Tactile practice with letters is an excellent complement to “passive education” from television. LetterTracer is appropriate for roughly the same audience as pre-reading and early-reading skills shows such as Super Why, Sesame Street, Blue’s Clues, WordGirl, Between the Lions and WordWorld.

LetterTracer is excellent ABC practice for native English speakers, but is also appropriate for introducing the English alphabet to ESL students.

Niftybrick Software is an independent artisan software studio. We take your feedback and satisfaction seriously. Please write to us at with any questions or suggestions.



4. Rulla – scrolling banner

Create a message that crawls across the iPhone screen like a news ticker. Start with names and work up from there.

Get your message across.

OBS: Free for the first 1000 customers.

Rulla is a large scrolling banner, great for displaying messages over a long distance. Kids and parents love it. Businesses people too. Try beaming the message of love across the dance floor; totally beats SMS. Nifty features include:

– Create messages with symbols you can’t even type with the built-in keyboard (including hearts, smileys, peace symbol, male/female, telephone, and yin yang).
– Roll the banner at five different speeds, from Very slow to Very fast.
– Choose between several contrasting color schemes, including red for light-sensitive environments (like astronomy or photography darkrooms).
– Three sizes for the banner text, from Small to Large.
– Saves your 20 most recent banner texts.

PS: Rulla works great with Chinese and Japanese characters, too. Try the handwriting keyboard yourself to create and display a message in Chinese. It’s really fun!

Video demonstration:

Trivia: “Rulla” is Swedish for “to roll.”

Note: The banner size adapts automatically to the technical limits of iPhone’s graphics subsystem. We hope to work around these limits in future (free) updates.



5.StoryNory – Free Audio Stories for Kids






6. iKids Play – Caterpillar’s Dream

iKidsPlay takes preschooler stories and adapts them to the iPhone. This app is easily memorized by non-readers and easily learned by beginning readers. Bonus is the painting tool, a doodle pad and a recording/read-aloud section.




7. Word Scramble – By Zynga

If you’ve spent any time on Facebook, you’ve probably stumbled across friends playing the word-finding game Scramble. Now, finally, you’ll be able to get your fix without being bombarded with pictures of friends’ babies and invitations to socially-aware rallies! The company behind the super-popular title, Zynga, announced today that it’ll be bringing the game to the iPhone with Scramble Live.

Even if linguistic hunts aren’t up your alley, you have to be interested in the multiplayer portion of the game, which lets you play against iPhone and Facebook users in real-time. It’s a smart way of adding multiplayer, and a method we wish more iPhone devs would take advantage of. A better explanation of the game can be found after the break, or you can throw caution to the wind and pick it up for the limited time price of $2.99.


Scramble Live by Zynga from Zynga on Vimeo.


8. Wurdle – Boggle Like Game

Early and skilled spellers can use this game to make words with this Boggle-like game.

What’s a wurdle? Wurdle is a simple and addictive iPhone word game. Find as many words as you can before time runs by tracing over the tiles. Tons of gameplay options and customization let you play wurdle however you want.


Fancy Features

· pass and play multiplayer
· 4×4, 5×5, 6×6, 7×7, and 8×8 grids
· customize your display with photos!
· set timer, minimum word length and more
· view all possible words at the end of a round
· TWL and SOWPODS word lists
· online high scores
· untimed mode

Unabashed Vanity
#3 in Top 10 Best iPhone Games (Wired)

“It’s just beautifully designed, easy to use and a heck of a lot of fun.” (Chicago Tribune)

“This is app-store crack for a good segment of the iPhone gameplaying population. The simplicity of its design with easy to use touch screen controls make it one of the best.” (Touch Arcade’s Best of 2008)

“Wurdle is a great word puzzle game that has an incredible amount of replay value. Wurdle is about as perfect as a word puzzle on the iPhone/iPod Touch can get.” (Finger Gaming)

“I’m obsessed with wurdle…I cannot get enough…wurdle is outstanding!” (Molly Wood,

“Addictive fast-paced iPhone word game… Terrific use of the touch screen for gameplay” (

“It has a few tricks up its sleeve that elevate if from an amusing distraction, to a bloody-eyed, stay-up-all-night-and-forget-to-feed-the-cats-and-kids addiction.” (Untold Entertainment blog)

“Wurdle’s options spell F-L-E-X-I-B-L-E.” (MacLife)