Monthly Archives: January 2011

Saqqarah HD spoils the senses

Spoiler alert! If you like visually dynamic but difficult game play, Saqqarah HD is your game. The colors are dazzling, the sounds dramatic and mastering the levels is downright demanding. This is definitely a best buy. It’s game day Friday … Continue reading

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Trade Nations better marketplace model than Monopoly

Trade Nations better marketplace model than Monopoly Spoiler alert! Trade Nations offers a slightly more complex approach to social network games than many I’ve played. It isn’t the slickest or most colorful, but it may challenge you more than many … Continue reading

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Cosmic Top spins into psychedelic wonderland

Just to let readers know, I will be taking the month of February off because I will be attending a conference in Chicago and I need to take the time to finish my presentation. I will be back in March … Continue reading

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Pictureka! delivers lackluster puzzles for price

Spoiler alert! Pictureka! for iPad cashes in on the popular games requiring players to locate specific pictures from a background of noise, in this case more pictures. If you’ve never played this kid of game before, you might find it … Continue reading

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DejaOffice ties Apple apps into one location

Update 1/23/2011: Since this review was posted, CompanionLink has commented promising a number of updates to improve performance of the app. They’ve been good about it so far, so I suspect the product will continue to improve in the months … Continue reading

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Just say iNo

Spoiler alert!I can’t tell if this app is a gag, or seriously intended to help people find ways to say “no,” when they don’t know how to back away from an awkward request. If you do use it, you should … Continue reading

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Smurf’s village adds a few blue twists

Spoiler alert! Smurf’s Village is an irresistibly cute spin on social networking games like Farmville and We Rule. How long it remains irresistible will depend on your tolerance for cute. Evidently the GOP’s pet in-house demon hunter and evangelist Cindy … Continue reading

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