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Sally’s Spa HD in Review: Familiar, But Still Charming

Remember Sally? She once made waves when Hollywood hottie Megan Fox confessed to the world her addiction to Sally’s ministrations. Whether it’s haircuts or hot stone massages, Sally’s dream of beauty and wellness domination has resonated among casual gamers all over.
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iPad 2.0: The Usual Suspects and An iPad Mini in the works?

While rumors abound that the second generation iPad is already in the works and set for release sometime in the first quarter of 2011, word from various manufacturers in Asia are pointing to the possibility that on top of the anticipated product refresh of the iPad early next year, there might be another iPad in
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Take a Virtual Tour of US Restaurants with Eats! for the iDevice

Not sure if that fancy looking resto in SoHo is worth your time and money? Spare yourself the hassle of looking in and walking out with EveryScape Eats!, an interesting new app for the iPhone and iPad which guides its hungry users in the Seattle, San Francisco and SoHo areas. Eats does it differently by
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A stylus with a touch of class: Hard Candy’s iPad Stylus pen

The stylus is long associated with the PDA/tablet devices of the 90s era, back in the day Apple had not yet developed its best selling touch screen devices. With the unprecedented success of the iPad, the stylus is making a comeback, seeking to expand and enhance the input experience on the magical tablet.
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iOS 4.2 for iPad and iPhone Delayed Due to Wifi Issues?

The Web is abuzz with speculation that the anticipated Friday release of the much awaited update announced by Apple some months back has been delayed by at least a week due to Wifi connectivity issues experienced by testers of the Gold Master 4.2 build (supposedly the final version before the official release). The equally controversial
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Watch what you eat with FoodMeter: Good Food or Bad Food?

. If you need advice on whether the food you buy is a healthy meal or a calorie nightmare, FoodMeter: Good Food or Bad Food? aims to make it easier for you to decide. The developers, Viaden Mobile, say that the app is “simply the best tool on the App Store for those who care
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Hit Your Gaming D-Spot with Tactile+Plus

Heard the line “This game is great but the d-pad sucks” too many times? A Japanese company offers its handy solution – instead of waiting for developers to figure it out, why not enhance the d-pad with a sticky set of controls on your screen?
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Fruit Ninja Update: Level up your Ninja Skills with New Arcade Mode

Halfbrick Studios, the developers of Age of Zombies, have released a smashing new update for Fruit Ninja on the iPhone and iPad. Arcade Mode is the most intense and exciting addition to Fruit Ninja yet, with 60 seconds on the clock to achieve the highest score possible. According to Halfbrick, “Arcade Mode adds so much more to
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“The Doctor is In” Your iPhone and iPod Touch, thanks to Family Doctor app

Vito Technology, the Apple Design Awards 2010 winner best known for Star Walk for iPad has come out with its latest app, Family Doctor – Symptoms and Diagnosis, available on the App Store for the iPhone and iPod Touch for $4.99. Developed together with the famous books publisher Dorling Kindersley, it reproduces the popular symptoms
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ToyHopper for the iDevice: Holiday Shopping Made Easy

Busy working moms and dads dreading the holiday crush now have a reason to rejoice – Disney’s FamilyFun has come out with a handy app for your holiday shopping needs. With a circulation of over 2 million, FamilyFun has firmly established itself as the go-to parent resource for creative recipes, crafts, and games for the
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A World of Difference: iPad developer Days Of Wonder Responds to UK Press

Curiouser and curiouser. Stories of video/computer game obsession are not new, but a news article about a mom in the UK convicted for neglecting her children and let her dogs starve to death for playing Small Worlds obsessively on Facebook stirred up  an even more bizarre controversy – this time involving Days of Wonder’s Small
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Griffin’s upcoming PartyDock – a whole new dimension of gaming?

Griffin, renowned third party Apple accessories maker hints at expanding the media and gaming possibilities with its FCC filing of the PartyDock, an interesting device that will allow up to four players using iPads and iPhones to play casual/family games via iTunes which are specifically adapted to the PartyDock. In addition, the device is also
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iApps for Students – Best bang-for-the-buck back to School Apps

As summer draws to a close, there’s a bigger and better reason for going back to school this September – shiny new apps for your shiny new iPad and iPhone 4. Check out the ongoing sale at iApps for Students and take a pick from a wide selection of useful apps for school for your
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iPods, iPad and iPhone Due For an Early Revamp?

It’s clear that 2010 is a busy, busy year for Apple. A heady combination of new and old, Apple unveiled the highly-anticipated iPad, released the sexy (and controversial) iPhone 4, and  a bigger, meaner iMac together with the Apple Magic Trackpad. Rumors abound from a number of reliable sources that the iPod line will see
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iPad 101: iAnnotate PDF on Stanford’s Med School Course List

Apple recently announced a trial program that integrates the iPad into academics wherein educational institutions will now be able to buy apps in bulk through iTunes. It’s not surprising, then, that Stanford Medical School is poised to take the plunge. Stanford University is a staunch supporter of Apple’s education initiatives and last year began teaching iPhone
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Monster Dash By Halfbrick Close On the Heels of their iPhone Hit Fruit Ninja

Following the phenomenal success of Fruit Ninja, Halfbrick Studios will soon be rolling out a promising new iPhone game – Monster Dash. Monster Dash is an action game that follows the adventures of Barry Steakfries as he runs and shoots monsters with nothing to lose! Steakfries travels through portals to visit exotic world locations, battling
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Weak iPhone 4 Reception? Papermaster off Apple’s team

Rumors are swirling around the unexpected departure of Mark Papermaster, Apple’s Senior VP of Devices Hardware Engineering. An IBM stalwart before moving to Apple, Papermaster worked in the company from 1998-2008 where he served as Vice President of the blade server division. His controversial exit from IBM became the subject of a court case which
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Farewell Again, Michael Jackson a.k.a. Dancing Zombie

In an update that combined unexpected crashing and the disappearance of the beloved iconic Dancing zombie from their iPhone version, fans are up in arms over Popcap Games’ upsetting ‘business decision’ to remove the Thriller-era Michael Jackson lookalike from the roster of the lovable undead in Popcap Games’ runaway tower defense hit, Plants vs. Zombies
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India’s iPad Killer: A Race to the Bottom

As demand continues to outstrip supply, and with the limited availability of iPads in developing countries continue to jack up retail prices all over the world, India steps up to offer a low-cost contender. Fully supported by the their national government, India’s prototype is estimated to cost only $35, a fraction of the iPad’s cost.
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Diner Dash – Grilling Green in Review: Fun For A Cause

Time management (TM) games are synonymous with the PC Dash series – fun, well-crafted and highly polished casual games that serve as a great introduction to the genre. Many of us have followed Flo’s footsteps in her quest to serve gastronomic delights the fastest and most efficient ways she can. Dash games have set the
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Hollywood Hospital in Review – The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

Just going by the name, Hollywood Hospital stirs up our morbid fascination with movie stars – one can’t help but wonder, what goes on in the ER when a big movie star walks in, needing help? Could it be a botched nose job or worse, a scandal-worthy accident, requiring the utmost discretion?
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The Twiggles in Review – Melting Your Hardened Gamers’ Heart

When I was requested to review The Twiggles, the sight of the hapless, furry blue creatures needing help to find their way home instantly warmed my heart. Touted to be the closest iPhone counterpart to early PC classic Lemmings, Twiggles is a puzzle-based platformer that pits both your logic and creativity against a variety of
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The Price Is Right 2010 in Review – Not Quite An Easy Sell

I have hazy memories of The Price Is Right – I was but a wee child of seven or eight when this show was all the rage. It wasn’t that easy to relate to – compared to other popular game shows, TPIR is very specific when it comes to its audience. A kid growing up
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Crazy Penguin Party in Review – Don’t Leave Home Without It!

One of the reasons I wanted an iPod Touch was because I got to play this adorable little game on my brother-in-law’s iPhone – you shoot penguins out of a catapult and try to hit as many polar bears as you can. I love polar bears in general, and in this game these bears were
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Thumpies in Review – Likably Offbeat

The name “Thumpies” evokes cotton candy clouds and fluffy balls of fun. When I was asked to review it, I imagined a procession of cute little creatures (bunnies, emoticons, you name it) drenched in the colours of the rainbow, and musical notes floating around them. When I finally got my hands on Thumpies, however, what caught
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Bookworm in Review: Casual Gaming Classic

Ask me about word puzzle games for the PC/Mac and I would have to point to Bookworm as the definitive game for the genre. Taking its cue from a popular expression for a book lover, the custodian of the library, Lex the Bookwarm is an adorable cartoony worm with spectacles, keeping watch over a crazy
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Plants vs Zombies in Review: Taking Over Lives, Once Again

Fans and newcomers to the hugely popular PC/Mac game Plants vs Zombies have been waiting for the iPhone and iPod Touch version as early as August 2009. The long wait is over, at last. Now the question is: how well does Plants vs Zombies fare both as a PC/Mac port and a standalone tower defense
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Assassins Creed II: Discovery in Review: Taking It to A Whole New Level of Gaming

The world of assassins is incredibly mysterious and exciting. Assassins lurk in the shadows, living in the margins of society, and they have important missions to carry out. To this day, the exploits of hired killers regardless of time and place continue to excite the popular imagination. The Assassin’s Creed series is a highly popular
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Spore Creatures in Review: One Big Step for Sporekind

Spore Creatures is the highly anticipated sequel to Spore Origins, and rides high on expectations that this version will be as good as, if not superior to its predecessor. Those familiar with the original are in for a pleasant surprise – Spore Creatures offers a different kind of experience. While Spore Origins is mainly about survival
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Trump Tycoon in Review: A Raw Deal

With various tycoon games left and right making a killing on the App Store, it’s about time the iconic Donald Trump lent his name to a popular genre which he himself represents. Enter Trump Tycoon.
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The Apple iPad Has Landed

The world waited with bated breath as the man himself, Steve Jobs, unveiled the much-anticipated Apple tablet device years in the making, bestowing it with the name “iPad”. Boasting of a 1GHz Apple A4 custom-designed, high-performance, and low-power system-on-a-chip, the iPad holds itself out as the ultimate internet browser, email client, video, photo and eBook
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Kingdom of Gnester in Review: The Best of Both Worlds

Puzzle games are incredibly versatile – whether as standalone offerings, or incorporated into other games, you will find a fair share of them in the App Store. It’s quite tricky to pull off a story-driven hybrid type of puzzle game but Kingdom of Gnester does just that.
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Paperboy in Review – An Awkward Ride Down Memory Lane

Paperboy was a huge arcade game back in the 1980s, and as with many retro arcade games – it’s attempting to bring some old school nostalgia as an alternative to the more stylized and ‘modern’ offerings on the App Store. But in the age of new media, the idea of an iDevice Paperboy is starting
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Glyder 2 In Review – Peerless Flight of Fancy

Glyder 2, the highly anticipated sequel to GluMobile hit, Glyder, has finally landed! The big question on everyone’s minds is: does Glyder2 deliver a bigger and even better flying experience on the iPhone and iPod Touch? Various App Store reviews have pointed out that Glyder2 does not bring anything new or different from Glyder, –
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Crosswords In Review: Here’s a clue – Completely Satisfying in 2 words, 6 letters total

Here’s an interesting piece of trivia about crossword puzzles – Liverpool journalist Arthur Wynne is said to have invented it, originally called “Word-Cross” when it first appeared in the Sunday edition of New York World on December 21, 1913. Nearly a century old, crossword puzzles are so quietly integrated into our daily lives that we
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Jewel Quest Mysteries: Curse of the Emerald Tear in Review – Slightly Sparkly

Jewel Quest Mysteries: Curse of the Emerald Tear is the port of the popular PC game to the iDevice, where we follow the adventures of Rupert and Emma as they go on an expedition set in the ruins of ancient Egypt. The game is packaged as an engaging adventure story that combines hidden object and
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Monkeys In Space: Escape to Banana Base Alpha in Review – A Familiar Frontier

The human fascination with outer space takes a humorous turn with a new line-drawing game that revolves around rescuing space monkeys bouncing around in space.
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The Simpsons Arcade in Review: Homer – Is there anything he can’t do?

“Mmmmm… Frosted pink donut and the Simpsons iPhone game …” That was my own Homer moment when I first found out that the much anticipated Simpsons iPhone game wa soon to be released. And when it was finally out, I realized I was out of credits and immediately tweeted “I WANT!!!” to the rest of
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Robbie Williams Racing in Review – Racing with the stars

I used to intensely dislike Robbie Williams for a good number of years – I honestly couldn’t understand why this ex-Take That member and quintessential bad boy had the world at his feet. I hated nearly all of his songs, avoided his videos and wondered about Gary Barlow instead. It was until I heard his
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Tap-Fu in Review – Eye Candy and Tough Love

Who says you can only take candy from a baby? You can steal from an old guy, too – and a kung fu master at that! Tap-Fu works based on that funny and slightly surreal premise. You are the young ward of a great kung fu master who is secretly addicted to candy and has just
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Fluffy Farm in Review – All that’s fluffy is gold

The scene is familiar – you are on a farm with an empty stretch of green before you; a wiggly and colourful little thing spawns new little colourful things until the screen is swarming with wiggly and colourful little things. Fluffy Farm is a line drawing game which will press your drawing skills to avoid
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Emergency City in Review – A Guide to Good Governance

A building bursts into flames. Shooting erupts in the building a block away. In another part of the city, there is a major virus outbreak. Good governance means providing timely and efficient services. In busy and crowded cities, sometimes there are several emergencies to attend to in a single day. In real life, however, action
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Super Juicy in Review – Bubble, Bubble, Toil and More Bubble!

As the developer quoted in the App Store description of the game, Super Juicy is what happened when Tetris and Bubble Wrap had a baby. It is as satisfying as Bubble Wrap – in Technicolor, to boot – with the varied and imaginative styling of Tetris. It should be on the list of the best
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Monopoly in Review – Back to Basics, just the way it should be!

I have not seen our family’s Monopoly set in ages, but I have fond memories of the game as a child. I can still recall the feeling of anticipation when rolling the dice, the thrill of counting out money, and the satisfaction of smartly placing little green houses on my little real estate kingdom of
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Guess the News in Review – Today’s Headlines can be your Game Today!

We gamers are a fickle flock – on a perpetual quest for a game that that will always be new, exciting and unpredictable to us, yet paradoxically which offers a satisfying conclusion: closure to cap our efforts to conquer it.
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Home Sweet Home in Review: A House is Not a Home ‘Til You Build It!

Popular PC game Home Sweet Home is now pocket-sized for the iPhone and iPod Touch! Fans of social networking games such as Pet Society will instantly recognize the irresistible appeal of designing your own space and exploring the permutations of your creativity from the game that started it all in 2007.
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