Category Archives: 3 Stars – nap

Jenny is comfortable with this app, but she doesn’t get excited.

Monster Life lacks luster

Spoiler alert! Monster Life outdoes its social network game competitors for sure activity, with breeding as well as fighting, but in the end it fails to fuel player passions. Three Stars. It's possible that Monster Life will be a lot … Continue reading

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NBC Olympics Live Extra not much extra

I've seen a lot of nifty sports preview apps to review for this blog. NBC Olympics Live Extra is almost one of them. Since it's free, it's hard to argue with the quality. Since the Olympics only happen every two … Continue reading

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vJay: almost no help at all

Spoiler alert! If you’re looking for a way to mix video DJ style, vJay is a mixed bag. If you don’t already know what you’re doing, the app offers no help or tutorials. Nor does it export mixes conveniently. For … Continue reading

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Ink fails to flow

Spoiler alert! Sketchbook released Ink as a quick sketch program for designers and artists who don’t need the power of Pro, but do need to send out sketches in a wide variety of resolutions. It looks good but feels as … Continue reading

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Extinction Squad fades fast

Spoiler alert! Extinction Squad costs little, and offers plenty of action. Think of it as Breakout with animals, only you don’t break bricks. Animals do die, however. Three Stars. Extinction Squad isn’t the best game Apple selected for App of … Continue reading

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LostWinds2 lives down to its name

Spoiler alert! LostWinds2 is a sadly appropriate name for a game with a lot of effects and little to do. It’s fun to watch but only okay to play. You will find very little action in return for a lot … Continue reading

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Pocket: half full or half empty, same difference

Spoiler alert! Pocket allows you to save web pages and read them offline later. So do most web browsers, but Pocket allows you to view them from your iPhone, Mac and iPad. So does Safari if you synch links through … Continue reading

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