Category: app review

Flappy Bird Developer Pulls Game Over Privacy Concerns – Is he the next Salinger?

About once a year, a game goes so viral, that everyone downloads it. First there was Angry Birds, then Words with Friends, and DrawSomething, and Candy Crush. Usually these games grow so popular that the developer tries to milk their success. Zynga went public after Words. DrawSomething sold themselves to Zynga. Candy Crush made millions of dollars in in-app purchases. Flappy Bird’s creator, Dong...




This is Groupon Reserve, one of the best apps for finding good food near you

Dining Zen: 8 Awesome Restaurant Apps

Going out to dinner is great. The food is good, the ambiance is good, and there’s no cleanup. The painful part of eating out is finding restaurants with good food at a fair price. Luckily, technology has revolutionized how we eat, and has made bad meals a rarity. Here are 8 apps that make finding good restaurants, and deals a breeze. Groupon Reserve (formerly...




Review: Oyster – the Netflix of books

Recently I reached out to a young company called Oyster, about demoing their new service. Their website boldly claims “Read unlimited books. Just $9.95 a month”, so being a reader, I was naturally excited about the prospects of not having to pay $10 a month to read a couple of books. Unfortunately Oyster faces the same flaw that every content-driven startup faces. They can’t...




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How Well Do You Really Know Your Facebook Friends? This App Calls Your Bluff

The definition of ‘friends’ has morphed in the online era; some say it’s gone from ‘individuals with mutual affection’, to “people I think I saw or met once, somewhere”. Teen developer Ash Bhat’s new game, Quicki, tests your friendship and your memory, by seeing if you can connect names with the faces of your facebook friends. Gameplay: Basically, after connecting your facebook account to...




Flow Puzzle Game Review: iOS’s Most Addicting Games

To get a review on this site, games have to be really addictive, and we’ve only encountered a few such games over the past two years. Flow, and Flow free together are one of those games. For both iPhone and iPad, I find this game excellent. Read on: Gameplay Flow is connect the dots with a twist. No lines can overlap, and every square...