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If there's a word for someone that is truly addicted to technology in all of its forms (Technoholic?), then that's me. I was weened on Atari, passed my Rite of Manhood with Doom PC, and have never looked back. Apple now has me in its clutches with this magical device called the iPod Touch, but don't expect its third-party software developers to get a free pass.

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Icebird Review

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Perrin Stewart on April 29th, 2010
Our rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar :: SEXY TWITTER CLIENT
Thought you'd seen all the Twitter clients on the iTunes Store? Think again. Take Icebird for a spin and you might be resigning your current Twitter client to the trash bin.
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GateGuru Review

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Perrin Stewart on April 23rd, 2010
Our rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar :: SOLID TRAVEL COMPANION
GateGuru earns a permanent spot on my device as one of those apps that won't be used constantly, but when it IS needed serves as an invaluable travel companion. There are many apps with user-driven reviews, but GateGuru's focus on airport-specific ameniti
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Eliss

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Perrin Stewart on April 1st, 2009
Our rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar :: HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
While major publishers work to port their blockbuster games to the iPhone, it's the indie developers that are paving the way to the platform's strong suits. Eliss brings innovation as well as targeted controls to the playing field, but how well does it ac
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Metal Gear Solid Touch

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Perrin Stewart on March 19th, 2009
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: AVERAGE
It was only a matter of time before we started getting some heavy hitters in the App Store. Did Konami deliver on what could have finally been the premium gaming experience we've been waiting for? Read our initial impressions and see for yourself!
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Bracketcast NCAA 2009

By Perrin Stewart on March 16th, 2009
Our rating: starstarblankstarblankstarblankstar :: BELOW AVERAGE
Bracketcast brings Accuscore to your hand just in time for the 2009 NCAA Men's Basketball tournament. Given its limited functionality, however, is it worth laying down even $0.99 for the software? Read on to find out!
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Topple 2

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Perrin Stewart on March 12th, 2009
Our rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar :: RECOMMENDED
Ngmoco:) strikes again from their vault of creativity - Topple 2 is here! Read on to find out if they managed to outdo the insanely popular original, or whether it crashed like a pile of poorly stacked blocks in our hands-on review.
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Kindle for iPhone

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Perrin Stewart on March 4th, 2009
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: RECOMMENDED
While not the most robust ebook reader around, Amazon has just laid down the gauntlet in the iPhone / iPod Touch ebook war. Get instant access to over 240,000 books, even ones you've previously purchased for your Kindle!
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Sway

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Perrin Stewart on February 26th, 2009
Our rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar :: RECOMMENDED
Illusion Labs has released yet another innovative and gorgeous game for the iPhone, leveraging the platform's multitouch and hardware strengths. The question is - will you be playing it to the end?
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WordJong

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Perrin Stewart on February 25th, 2009
Our rating: starstarstarstarstar :: HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
If you're looking for a daily distraction, you can't go wrong with WordJong. Taking the best of word puzzlers, mixing it with mahjong-style play, and then wrapping it up into a graphically beautiful package makes this port worth carrying around with you a
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Fantastic Contraption

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Perrin Stewart on February 5th, 2009
Our rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar :: HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
Fantastic Contraption has survived its port from the online Flash game with exceptional grace. Its well-implemented puzzling system and expansive community portal for downloading and sharing levels make this one a no-brainer.
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Colloquy

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Perrin Stewart on January 31st, 2009
Our rating: starstarstarstarstar :: HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
Colloquy began life as an excellent open source Internet Relay Chat (IRC) client for the Mac desktop, and now the fine folks at Colloquy Project have released a mobile version to the App Store. The iPhone / iPod Touch edition is an incredibly robust appli
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Hexile

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Perrin Stewart on January 27th, 2009
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: RECOMMENDED
Hexile is a well-designed casual number puzzler that is a perfect fit for the iPhone. The addictive premise of tile elimination by time-trial makes this game a worthy entry in its field.
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Voxie Pro Recorder & Dictation

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Perrin Stewart on January 22nd, 2009
Our rating: starstarstarstarstar :: HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
Every once in a while you run into an application on the iPhone that appears to have been designed by Apple themselves and included with the OS. Voxie is an audio recording application that leverages Bottle Rocket's design ethic with fantastic results.
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Hot Popcorn

By Perrin Stewart on January 17th, 2009
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: RECOMMENDED
Hot Popcorn is a slick application that allows you to check theater showtimes, DVD releases, watch trailers, and its "killer app" feature - purchase tickets without leaving the software!
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Overnight

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Perrin Stewart on January 9th, 2009
Our rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar :: HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
Overnight is a well-designed package tracking utility that throws in a few extra features to help it transcend some of the other bland applications in the App Store.
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