Monthly Archives: December 2010

Dancing, Talking and Tickle Santas not for the humorless

Spoiler alert! Dancing Santa and Tickle Santa and the late entry Talking Santa for iPad won’t make your holiday great. They remind me of the movie Dumb and Dumber. You play them and laugh a few times, but they will … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree and Fireplace make your iPad festive

Spoiler alert! Christmas Tree and Fireplace take their place in a long history of festive holiday throwaways. I call them throwaways because you throw away your money on impulse, put them into storage and forget about them by the next … Continue reading

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Mini Touch Golf HE could take some tips from original

Spoiler alert! Mini Touch Golf HE has all the fun of regular mini-golf with several frustrating additions. Some of the frustrations were intentional, some are bugs that haven’t been fixed after a couple of months in release. Mini Touch Golf … Continue reading

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Fine Cooking: Cooking for the Holidays ad in an app

Spoiler alert! If you don’t mind paying two dollars for an app that is little more than an infomercial with commercial breaks, and you’re desperate for holiday party dining tips, Fine Cooking: Cooking for the Holidays isn’t a bad deal. … Continue reading

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Mobile Text Editor drags under its own weight

Spoiler alert! Mobile Text Editor attempts to do everything and it’s upscale partner Mobile Text Editor X1 even more. But it may not find it’s niche because almost everything it does well, other apps do better. And the handful of … Continue reading

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Chop Sushi could be fresher but still digestible

Spoiler alert! Chop Sushi is still slightly buggy, even though Universomo has had months to works them out. But it’s cute, engaging, and—when it works—a lot of fun. It’s game day Friday and I’m in a limbo between Thanksgiving and … Continue reading

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My Writing Nook and PlainText: Plain text apps streamline drafting

Spoiler alert! If you’re looking for a plain text editor you can’t go wrong with My Writing Nook or PlainText. Neither is perfect, but both offer synchronization features to back up your files, and allow you to focus on writing. … Continue reading

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