About: Nikhil Katti

Nikhil, a passionate Apple fanboy, became interested with Apple's products after the first few iPods and has since been intrigued by the everlasting iterations of iOS devices that the Cupertino-based company releases annually. In addition to having a love and appreciation for literature and writing, he's a devoted soccer fan. You can find him on Twitter: @nkatti.

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Weekly App Store Gems – Utilities for Expense Tracking and Weather

Every single day thousands of applications flood the the open doors of Apple's App Store. Some are genuinely good while others are trash that someone has created simply to squeeze a few bucks out of, which causes many of the deserving applications to slip under the view of a casual App Store user. Therefore, in order to shed light on these underrated applications, iPhone Alley has begun to highlight any hidden gems hiding within the arsenal of applications the App Store currently hosts. Whether you're the kind seeking a worthwhile game to waste some time, or you're in search of an intuitive utility that bests every other, these weekly guides are your ultimate resource for finding apps that have slipped under the general radar of App Store users.

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iPhone Alley Spectrum Countdown to the Relaunch Giveaway

The pending relaunch of iPhone Alley as a whole has been a tease to our readers, undoubtedly. In the past few months, the launch date has changed quite a few times as reflection of the countless struggles we've faced behind the scenes to assure that the all-new, redesigned iPhone Alley unanimously surpasses everyone's expectations. As a token of appreciation for all of those who have stuck alongside us, iPhone Alley is offering its readers the chance the exclusive chance to win big. In light of the relaunch, which is coming incredibly soon, iPhone Alley has teamed up with case provider, Otterbox as well as numerous iOS developers - click to enter!

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Review: LifeProof nüüd Case is Perfect for the iPad 2/3/4

LifeProof as a company, since its initial introduction, has gradually built and solidified an unmistakable name for what it markets and sells. The truth is, iOS devices, even though each has been developed and improved through the release of multiple generations, are terribly susceptible to stray liquids - water and other harmful substances can easily creep their way into a device and wreak ultimate havoc. For that reason, there's a large demand for protective cases with the ability to safeguard against water, and LifeProof has captured that market with its nearly-flawless offerings for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.

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Weekly App Store Gems – Utilities Edition

Every single day thousands of applications flood the the open doors of Apple's App Store. Some are genuinely good while others are trash that someone has created simply to squeeze a few bucks out of, which causes many of the deserving applications to slip under the view of a casual App Store user. Therefore, in order to shed light on these underrated applications, iPhone Alley has begun to highlight any hidden gems hiding within the arsenal of applications the App Store currently hosts. Whether you're the kind seeking a worthwhile game to waste some time, or you're in search of an intuitive utility that bests every other, these weekly guides are your ultimate resource for finding apps that have slipped under the general radar of App Store users.

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Infestor App Review – Takes Platforming Extraterrestrial

Based on the developer's past App Store record, it's safe to say that iOS game-maker Ravenous Games certainly has the platforming formula down, along other things. Previously at the helm of popular titles including League of Evil, League of Evil 2, Random Heroes, and Beatdown, the indie developer has managed to capture the App Store's attention with its extensive lineup. Recently released, Infestor ($0.99) is the newest addition to Ravenous Games' collection of retro platformers, and it certainly does not fail to satisfy.

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Review: ThinkTank Airport Commuter

If you've ever traveled through a busy airport, crawling with people, with masses of electronics on your person, you know how much of a pain/hassle it is to successfully and comfortably navigate your way through. Normal, old bags won't suffice for stowing all of your electronics, (camera, laptop, tablet, phone, chargers) and you'll find yourself desperately struggling to somehow create additional space. What if we told you, however, that the camera-enthusiasts over at ThinkTank designed a perfect solution that allows you to transport all of your electronics in one handy and convenient location? Our guess is that you'd simply jump of joy. It's okay, we did too.

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Review: LifeProof frē for iPhone 5

Water has been a notorious culprit behind the unfortunate demise of iOS devices. The vulnerability between an iPhone and any liquid is quite daunting, and many of us users have had firsthand experience involving an iPhone and a stray particle of liquid that managed to find its way into one of the device's accessible ports. While it's certainly not pleasant having your device wrecked, there are ways of safeguarding against water damage. One of the most highly anticipated waterproof companions is LifeProof's versatile frē case for the iPhone ($79.99).

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Gunslugs App Review – Slug Them in the Face

It's probably quite apparent by now that we absolutely adore retro games here at iPhone Alley. The stylish artwork, fast-paced gameplay and playfully absurd premises coalesce to form a genre that seems like it was designed solely for touchscreens. A favorite developer who has consistently managed to release such arcade-styled games with incredible chart-topping potential is indie Dutch game maker, OrangePixel. The latest of their releases, Gunslugs ($1.99), is nothing short of fantastic, and it's kept us absolutely obsessed for the past few weeks since its release.

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Review: Scan Hand-Written Notes with the Shot Note Paper Pad

No matter how you look at it, lists are essential to the various aspects of our everyday life. Whether you're simply jotting down a few tasks to be completed or are writing a complete guide for the grocery shopper in your family, lists are unavoidable. For the less technology oriented, Shot Note brings handwritten to handheld with its easy-to-use iPhone app used in conjunction with the physical stationary from company Ampad.

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1Password App Review – Keep Your Passwords in 1Place

It seems that every single website that one visits nowadays requires a login in order to utilize all of the website’s features to the optimal extent. Whether it’s the casual social networking websites such as Facebook or Twitter, or an online banking website, a user’s overall security is safeguarded with

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