If you’ve been watching the app store’s Top 25 list or are a big fan of the wide variety of entertainment applications available, you might have noticed a few apps from the same developer floating somewhere near the top. Which apps? The Talking Friends series from Outfit7 which includes Talking
It's interesting to watch TV shows and movies about the future, and then live long enough to catch up to that future to see how close we came. The Jetsons had their cool video phones, in Minority Report there was Anderton's magical computer interface, Quantum Leap's Al had that buggy handheld interface for Ziggy, and let's not forget 2001: A Space Odyssey and Floyd's Newspad. It didn't take long for people to compare the iPad to some of our future visions, and now it's fun to find all the apps to make the iPad live up to the future we imagined. ZestProd has a great app for making the iPad feel like the future in our hands, with its Photoboard HD iPad app.
iBonsai is an algorithm-based 'bonsai-growing' application that is capable of generating a bonsai tree. Relaxing and peaceful, this application takes a blank page of graphical rice paper and grows a painted picture of anything ranging from a Flowering Dogwood to a Japanese Maple. The algorithm running this application makes sure to randomly select leaf type, growth pattern, tree type and fruit possibilities.
The key question every comiXology user asks is simply, "Is it Wednesday yet?" The website is overflowing with information about the latest comic book releases and reviews, and their native iPhone application allows you to view the essentials of their site in a simplistic tap-through format. Each option provides specifics on issues and categories and previews can be viewed if available.
Tapulous has recently teamed up with Trent Reznor and company to release a Nine Inch Nails edition of their rather successful game, Tap Tap Revenge. This new game features a beautiful NIN-themed interface designed by Rob Sheridan and thirteen tracks from NIN's two latest albums, Ghosts I-IV and The Slip. Each track is available for gameplay in different difficulty levels.
Sketches, put simply, is a drawing application for your iPhone. You can draw free-form lines, add text, and even draw shapes using multi-touch. You can spend a few minutes doodling to pass the time, or you can spend hours creating a masterpiece.
Mace Windu here, just coming by to tell you about the new intergalactic application that everyone’s buzzing about.
Scribble. I’d really like to say that there’s more to this application, but imagine carrying around a piece of paper, four crayons and a big crayon-eraser tool.
Rumors that Apple would release a remote application had been going around since before the App Store went online, but we weren't exactly sure what to expect from an iTunes remote. A simple "WiFi Apple Remote" may have worked, but Apple's solution provides so much more in terms of functionality and ease of use.