Monthly Archives: September 2011

Golden Trails aims high, almost on target

Spoiler alert! If you love hidden object games and are looking for something a little more fresh, you might want to try Golden Trails: The New Western Rush. There’s not much of a storyline and nothing truly innovative, but the … Continue reading

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CBS Football slick but needs work

Spoiler alert! I don’t know what it is, but after Madden left, CBS was always the also-ran network when it came to NFL broadcasts. They managed to make the most exciting games seem rather ordinary. Their iPad app CBS Football … Continue reading

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NFL 11 puts the numbers on your iPad

Spoiler alert! If you need to keep current with all things football, look no further than NFL 2011. At least the iPad version, which delivers just about anything a football junky could want. Except, of course, for football. It’s free … Continue reading

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Valor, Island Empire unleash their armies

Spoiler alert! Valor and Island Empire both attempt to give their players the chance to develop their own kingdoms and armies, then dispatch them against the barbarian hordes (or each other). The good news: both meet all the essentials of … Continue reading

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Bords delivers digital cork board and magnets too

Spoiler alert! Bords is remarkably well conceived and executed for a $2 app. It provides a sense of organization without the rigidity of a daily planner and allows you to keep track of anything from vacation photos to project notes … Continue reading

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Qwiki plumbs shallows of educational waters

Spoiler alert! If you’re looking for a digital reference for your children to use in middle and high school that is thorough and impeccably reliable, you’re also looking for an app they will never use. If you’re looking for an … Continue reading

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Shoot the Birds is no turkey

Spoiler alert! If you like to shoot things, Shoot the Birds will allow you to shoot with impunity. Crows, geese and even fat flying turkeys. I know, animal rights activists will be appalled (and normally I would agree with them), … Continue reading

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