Category Archives: Software

  • PhotoMotion

    PhotoMotion

    PhotoMotion, from the makers of PhotoToaster, lets you put together a slideshow of images with the popular zooming and panning technique known as the Ken Burns effect, but doesn’t offer much else. There have been a number of apps that duplicated this dramatic style of slow panning over ...

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  • Salient Eye (Android)

    Salient Eye (Android)

    I initially thought that Salient Eye was the Android version of the iOS-only Manything and Presence apps. And it is — in some ways. It takes any camera-equipped phone or tablet with Android 2.2 or higher and converts it into an instant security device. Unlike Manything or Presence, ...

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  • Mad Skills Motocross 2

    Mad Skills Motocross 2

    Mad Skills Motocross 2 (iOS|Android) is the long-awaited sequel to one of my favorite mobile racing games ever, bringing more challenging 2D motocross racing. But this time, you don’t have to spend a cent; Mad Skills Motocross 2 is a freemium game, and the in-app purchase model stays out ...

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  • Jet Car Stunts 2

    Jet Car Stunts 2

    Jet Car Stunts 2 is the long-awaited sequel to the physics-based racing and stunt car game that was a hit way back in 2009 in the App Store. But with this installment, the game has several new cars (each with different handling), different race types, and tons of high-flying action. The control ...

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  • The Room Two

    The Room Two

    The Room Two is the hotly anticipated sequel to one of the most celebrated puzzle games on iOS, and after playing through a few levels, I can tell you it raises the bar that was already set high with the original game. This made-for-touch-screen puzzle adventure includes incredible graphics, a ...

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  • MyFitnessPal (Windows Phone)

    MyFitnessPal (Windows Phone)

    MyFitnessPal has risen through the ranks of diet services to become a major player in the weight loss world. Its part-coach, part-diet-journal approach helps anyone find, evaluate, and alter their eating and exercise habits, for free. The MyFitnessPal app for Windows Phone recently underwent a ...

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  • UpWord Notes

    UpWord Notes

    UpWord Notes helps you turn notes into actionable lists and reminders, but with quite a few more features than Apple’s Notes app. Indeed, though Apple’s solution saw a big design overhaul in iOS 7, its features have barely changed since it debuted on the iPhone in 2007. That’s ...

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