iOS App Review

Roger Dean’s Dragons Dream for iOS Review

Roger Dean’s Dragons Dream for iOS Review

The artist responsible for some of the most iconic album covers in rock and roll history, the man known as Roger Dean, has taken part in the creation of a game by the name of Dragon's Dream. This game takes some fabulous ethereal environmental elements from Dean's artworks and creates a multi-level set of worlds for you, a tiny dragon, to fly around in. The game exists as a sort of classic-feeling side-scrolling flying adventure and has you seeking full-sized versions of the artworks at hand by beating each level with just a set of taps and holds.

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Otaku Camera for iOS Review

Otaku Camera for iOS Review

It's time for a camera that will blow you kawaii Japanese culture-loving brain apart, ready for iOS on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch right this minute: Otaku Camera! This app uses your device's camera to create fabulously wild photographs that look like their right out of a manga, complete with paperization filters that make sure your subjects look more like they were drawn than they were swiped from real life. This app is able to not just take photos from your gallery and edit them, but take photos with your main camera, showing you a preview of what you're capturing in real time!

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Evernote 5 for iOS Review

Evernote 5 for iOS Review

The developers behind Evernote have brought on their cleanest-ever interface for the 5.0 version of the app here in iOS, making it perfect for your brand new iPhone 5, iPad 4th gen, or iPad mini. It's not limited to those machines, of course, with anyone working with iOS 5.0 (or higher) able to take advantage of the new completely redesigned note-taking beast, complete with classic green accents. It's the ease in use you'll notice first here with Evernote 5.0 for iOS, with each of your main sections in a folder and quick-hit buttons for a new note, in-hand scanning, and snapshots too.

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Pinterest for iPad Review

Pinterest for iPad Review

This week the folks at Pinterest have finally released both iPad and Android versions of their mobile app, previously only available for the iPhone. Today we're having a peek at the iPad version in just a few steps - it's a simple app and it simply does what you need it to do. It's also quite nice to look at, as it should be, and also has a built-in web browser so you're not stuck in the browsing of other people's Pins - full involvement on the way!

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Chrome for iOS Review

Chrome for iOS Review

This week at Google's developer conference, Google I/O 2012, they've released the next big bump for the Chrome universe: iOS compatibility. A brand new Chrome web browser made for the iPad and the iPhone. This version has all the thrills of the Android version that preceded it, and comes forth with the first non-beta release of the Android version as well: will Apple's mobile device users take the time to download Google's web exploring king?

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Foursquare 5.0 Review for iOS and Android

Foursquare 5.0 Review for iOS and Android

This week the folks at Foursquare have decided to take all of the fabulous data they've been collecting from you and yours for the past several year and smash it into a lovely new version of their mobile application for iOS and Android. While you've seen this application before, and indeed you've been checking in for months if not years here in basically what appears at first to be the same environment, you're actually in a brand new world. Here is Foursquare 5.0 and there goes your decision-making out the door - so to speak.

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SlashGear iOS App of the Week: Quip

SlashGear iOS App of the Week: Quip

This application is of a special breed, fighting for ultimate glory in the world of Twitter-reliant software made possible only by the incessant Tweeting of millions of hyperactive text lovers. What you get here that's different from the rest of the pack is a set of well-tuned points that makes a person like me live it above all others. The three points are also in addition to the smooth and ultimately eye-pleasing amalgamation of graphics that surround the functional interface here - and it's all just a buck besides.

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Bump for iOS Review

Bump for iOS Review

Through some form of fairy magic the application known as Bump has suddently become the most relevant application on the iTunes App Store for those who love to transfer photos between devices. This most recent update to the app makes it so simple to transfer photos from your iPhone and iPad to your desktop that there's essentially no reason to use anything else. The best part about this application is the "magic" method you use to make it work - just bump it!

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Infinity Blade II “Vault of Fears” update 1.2 Review

Infinity Blade II “Vault of Fears” update 1.2 Review

This newest version of one of the most popular "epic" games on iOS for both iPhone and iPad is now live, version 1.2 "Vault of Fears" DLC for you lovers of the continuing death battle saga. This game is one made so perfectly suited to the iPad that Apple has featured it twice, once for the iPad 2 and another time with the new iPad for 2012 with Retina display. It's got gameplay that's extremely simple in its scope with graphics so impressive you'll swear you're playing on a much more advanced device.

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Facebook Camera for iPhone Review

Facebook Camera for iPhone Review

This week Facebook has deemed their next vision for sharing your iPhone photos a go with an application that takes on the task separate from the main Facebook app. This application is called Facebook camera and it brings the whole photography experience inside Facebook to its own separate universe. With this application you'll be browsing photos, taking photos, and editing photos - that's just about the long and shot of it!

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