While it deserves credit for integrating features like augmented reality and location awareness into a combat game, Ghostbusters Paranormal Blast stumbles when it comes to gameplay.
You build words from lettered tiles in SpellTower, a simple-looking word game that offers a fun amount of challenge in its different game modes.
If you've got Olympic fever, this fun sports game lets you enjoy some athletic glory with just the flick of a finger.
Most weather apps add more features to get you to ditch the built-in iOS offering. Solar takes the opposite approach with a minimalist, but eye-catching use of color.
There's a lot going on in this physics puzzler -- perhaps too much, in fact. The frenetic, fast-paced Bucketz feels more like an assault on your senses than a pleasant way to pass the time.
Comic Life 2 turns your photos into comic book-style layouts, and it perfectly balances ease of use with a sense of fun.
Launched on the App Store Wednesday, Projectbook lets you take notes and turn the information stored in the app into to-dos and tasks. The new release works on the iPad 2 and third-generation iPad but Mac and iPhone versions are in the works.
Technology critics may not adore Apple's new ads. But if they reach the audience the company's targeting, that's all that matters.
An update Tuesday to the HipGeo travel journal app adds the ability to record and upload geo-aware videos of your travels. Philip Michaels takes the updated app out for a test drive.
Asynchronous turn-based games are quite popular for the iPhone and iPad, but racing games really don't translate well to this slower-paced, casual format.
This app contains information and photographs featuring 20 national parks. It's a decent offering on the iPhone, but it's really impressive to see what National Geographic does with the iPad's larger screen.
Over at TechHive, Philip Michaels revisits the iOS game Ski Safari and finds that a recent update to the iPhone/iPad version has made a great game even better.
To coincide with Wednesday's Mountain Lion release, Apple rolled out new versions of iPhoto and Aperture that add support for Mountain Lion. Other software updates from Apple on Wednesday include iMovie and Apple Desktop Remote.
Mountain Lion is out, and Jason Snell takes us on an extensive tour of the OS X update's new features.
Apple reported revenue of $35 billion and profits of $8.8 billion for its fiscal third quarter. Those numbers were up 22 percent and 20.5 percent, respectively, over year-ago figures. In the first full quarter of third-generation iPad sales, Apple sold 17 million iPads, an increase of 84 percent over last year.