iPhone App Avalanche 10
Not sure if you've checked lately, but the App Store is ever-growing! So far more than 100 apps have been featured on the App Avalanche, and that's only the tip of the iceberg, so to speak. Time to dive in for another app-stravaganza with iPhone App Avalanche 10!
Big Bang Board Games, from Freeverse, Inc., is a winner of multiple Apple Design Awards and is now available for your iPhone. Includes classic games like Chess, Backgammon, Checkers, Mancala, Reversi, 4-In-A-Row, and Tic-Tac-Toe. Great 3-D graphics, auto saves your games, landscape and portrait mode, and more. Get it here for $7.99.
The Tag Show, by John Ellis of Dove Valley Apps, is a quick and fun way to view slide shows of public image feeds. Just specify what you are looking for in the "search" and this app will randomly find images from various photo sharing sites. Save images to your photo album and listen to your music while swiping your way through the images you find. Get it here for free.
Jewel Quest II, from Digital Bridges Limited, includes over 50 immersive puzzles to solve and an intriguing story line to follow. In the spirit of Bejeweled and Trism, this app offers similar puzzle-solving fun with features customized for use on the iPhone. Get it here for $8.99.
Diner Dash, from PlayFirst, Inc., is an iPhone port of a popular PC game where the objective is to help Flo, a restauranteur, grow her business from small greasy spoon to 5-star restaurant by seating, serving, and clearing out customers to make room for more. The quicker you get customers to their tables, the more they will tip. The more money you earn, the more improvements you can make to the diner and even to the point of getting new properties. Get it here for $9.99.
Constitution for iPhone and iPod Touch, from Clint Bagwell Consulting, is a copy of the U.S. Constitution for convenient reference on your iPhone. When is the last time you read the U.S. Constitution? Now you can carry it on your iPhone wherever you go, accessing the Constitution via each Article, Amendment, and even a list of the Signers. Get it here for free.
Stitcher Radio, from Stitcher, Inc., gives you free streaming news and entertainment radio right to your iPhone. Choose a topic and Stitcher will "stitch" together the best, up-to-the-minute shows dealing with that topic. No worries if interrupted by a call; this app will resume where you left of. Get it here for free.
Top Paid Apps
Line Rider iRide, by inXile Entertainment, is an iPhone port of the internet sensation, Line Rider! The concept is simple yet fun and addicting: draw the terrain with your simple pencil tool; including ramps and dips, or whatever you can think of; and send the boy on the sled down the track. Includes a community of users with track sharing so you can download tracks made by others and enjoy the fun on your iPhone. Get it here for $2.99.
Star Wars The Force Unleashed, from THQ, Inc., allows you to experience the Star Wars universe as never before - on your iPhone! Use the Force powers of Grip, Lightning, Jedi Mind Trick, and much more as you use the iPhone's touchscreen to engage your enemies. Flick and swipe the touchscreen to activate the different powers of the Force. Enjoy a new and engaging story in the Star Wars universe. Get it here for $9.99.
iFish, from John Moffett, simulates the fun of fishing on your iPhone. Cast your line with the flick of your wrist. Feel your iPhone vibrate when you have a hit, pull back to hook it, and then reel it in with the swiping of your finger. Choose from 10 different locations to catch a dozen different kinds of fish. Includes beautiful scenery, life-like water sounds, and even a tracking feature to list the fish you've caught. Get it here for $.99 cents.
Top Free Apps
Goodrec, from Goodrec, Inc., is an easy way to make, find, and remember recommendations for restaurants, nightlife, books, movies and more from your friends and sources you trust. This app brings up an interactive map of your location with recommendations for restaurants and more. I simple "thumbs-up" or "thumbs-down" give you a quick look for fast decision-making. Make your own recommendations and include photos in seconds. Get it here for free.
iSlots, by Chris Miles, is a Vegas slot machine on your iPhone. Realistic graphics and sound effects give you the experience of playing a slot machine without the risk of losing your hard-earned cash. Your credits are saved for you, so when you return to the app, you can pick up where you left off. Get it here for free.
Earthscape, from Churchill Navigation, is a very unique app that lets you participate in an on-going 3-D rendering of a photorealistic planet Earth. Take pictures wherever you go your pictures will automatically appear on the virtual globe for everyone to enjoy. Get it here for free.
Thanks for stopping by once again for App Avalanche 10. Keep your eyes open for next week's Avalanche. Also, please comment on your favorite apps - why are they your favorite?