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Peiji Review

Peiji Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Want a simple to use note taking app that's more powerful than the built-in tool? Peiji is the ideal app for you.

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usb_typewriter_ipadLooks like it’s that time again. We’ve finished draining the nutritious goo from our victi-I mean we’re looking for more writers!

So if you love you some iPods, iPads, and iPhones, and have access to up-to-date iOS hardware (and have a knack for this whole “writing” thing), give us a shout. We’re currently looking for reviewers and news writers to bring aboard.

Potential reviewers should be able to cut a swath through apps and games (that’s right, apps and games; you have to be up for both) without breaking a sweat, be able to critically analyze their subjects, and express themselves well and with authority. They should also be willing and able to edit their own posts and upload their own screen shots so that their work is ready for publishing as soon as they hand it in. But most of all we’re looking for someone who can manage to pull all of that off and keep things fun and interesting.

Potential newsies need to be able to turn out articles quickly and with regularity. They should have a knack for spotting the important bits in each story, getting the information out accurately, linking to sources, and be able to do it all without reading like an official press release. News writer hopefuls should also note that this position requires adherence to a set schedule, and during this time they’ll be collaborating with us directly on coverage of the day’s events. Otherwise how could we stay on top of everything?

If you think you’ve got what it takes for either of these positions, here’s our list of Musts:

- have an iPhone 5, iPad (2, mini, or later) or iPod touch (5th gen or later) and think it’s the best thing since sliced bread
- have a general knowledge of and interest in the iOS community
- can write at a higher than average level, like what you might see in a magazine or newspaper
- have some familiarity with WordPress or similar CMS platform
- reviewers: have the time to write and post at least three reviews a week
- newsies: churn out 4 to 5 news items per day and adhere to a weekly early morning schedule starting around 6am or 7am Pacific, Mon. through Fri.
- must be 18 years of age or older


What do you get? Writing for 148Apps gets you exposure. With millions of eyes reading your posts, that’s a lot of exposure to be had. You also get some money, per post, at a competitive rate. That’s not bad, right? We do ask that you only apply if you can keep up a regular posting frequency. While this isn’t a full time job, it’s not a once-in-a-while hobby, either. Our best writers are the ones that can keep the same quality output coming week after week.

If you think this is something you might be interested it, take a quick read of our review style and send us three of your best clips. These are the best portfolio works of review writing you’ve done. The closer to an app review your clips are, the better chance we’ll have of understanding your style. Don’t have any written samples? Write one up! Pick your favorite app or two and write up a 300 – 500 word review, with proper spelling and grammar, and email it to helpwanted {at} 148apps {dot} com. We look forward to hearing from you, and we’ll get back to you soon.

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Shiny Happy App Reviews

 

The App Store can be a daunting place. What to try? What to buy? How do you know? Thank goodness the review team at 148Apps is here to save the day. We sort through the chaos and find the apps you’re looking for. The ones we love become Editor’s Choice, standing out above the many good apps and games with something just a little bit more to offer. Take a look at what we’ve been up to this week, and find even more in our Reviews Archive.

Chunky Comic Reader

 
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In the year 2014, Comic Books couldn’t be any more popular than they have been at any point in history. No longer is Batman being blamed for ADHD or Deadpool tantalizing children to crime. Heck, people don’t even point a finger at Rick Grimes for any violent public acts. At the same time, we’ve also been blessed with new ways to read our beloved illustrated stories; such as computers, phones, and tablets. 20 some years ago people would get teased for reading Amazing Spider-Man at school, but now that same person looks like a rockstar. Especially with the new tech. A popular way to read electronic comics has been using PDF, CBR, or CBZ files, which are offered through a variety of different publications for purchase and are DRM free. Obviously, readers will want to view their new comics on a device that feels natural to read them on, not on a laptop or desktop. So here to save the day, giving users the best reading experience for the iPad, is Chunky Comic Reader! –Mike Deneen

Dungeon Keeper

 
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I’m sure the fact that I haven’t given this game a score Captain James Hook could count to on his bad hand will earn me a fair bit of scorn, but hear me out. While Dungeon Keeper isn’t the same game that’s been a permanent fixture on my Top 10 list for years, it is a decent freemium title that happens to incorporate the theme from one of my favorite games. And honestly, that ain’t half bad. This Dungeon Keeper follows a structure similar to the often-imitated Clash of Clans. Players assume the role of the Keeper and immediately begin ordering their imps to hollow out areas to use for various rooms. Every room, trap, and door takes up a specific amount of space that needs to be cleared out in advance, but once they’re built players are free to move them around as they please – so long as they can fit. They can also use their dungeon heart to summon more minions, with different rooms allowing for different creatures. –Rob Rich

Rocket Robo

 
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Making a console quality game for mobile isn’t as easy as just porting over some PS2 game with snazzier graphics and bolted-on touch controls. It means making a game with the same level of care given to the gameplay and presentation as a big, AAA release that still makes sense being on mobile. Need an example of what that means? Just check out the fantastic Rocket ROBO. When his elderly creator needs more stars to power their galactic lighthouse, Rocket Robo journeys out into the storybook cosmos to find some. It’s the perfect set-up for Rocket ROBO‘s delightfully whimsical acoustic guitar sci-fi sensibilities. While later stages take place in more traditional interstellar environments, as well as an upcoming candy planet, players will start their 2.5D platforming adventure in a world made up entirely of arts and crafts. The aptly named Material World features woven patchwork walls, bouncy sponge platforms, and button pig enemies all made gloriously textured and tangible by the impressive 3D engine. While it’s maybe not quite on the same level as the similarly stylish Kirby’s Epic Yarn or LittleBigPlanet, creator Aaron McElligott’s background as a console gaming environmental artist shines through in the splendid visuals. –Jordan Minor

Road of Kings

 
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The current American political climate suffers from a bad combination of money and politics. However, this isn’t entirely unique to the 21st century as money has almost always equaled and guaranteed power. In Dancing Sorcerer’s latest title, Road of Kings, the goal is to accumulate 500 gold pieces within a 100 days to prove who’s be the best candidate to be King of the people. Political commentary aside, Road to Kings is a neat experience. It plays like a 4-hex board game, where players move their dude (Sorry ladies, only comes as a guy) around the board with random events taking place; anything from encountering an enemy to finding out the main character got lost in the hills due to his poor navigation skills. Movement on the board, as well as events, are very much dictated by the terrain on any particular space, be it good or bad. But at the end of the day, Road of Kings feels a lot like a single player board game minus dice rolling or dropping $70 on a boxed version. –Mike Deneen

INKredible

 
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Sometimes, whether it’s for aesthetic reasons or for the sake of practicality, it’s just plain better to write rather than type some kind of content. That’s where INKredible comes in. It makes it attractive and simple to write on the iPad, providing a great distraction-free experience. The app offers a blank canvas with a choice of paper-based background, thereby allowing users to get on with whatever they want to write or draw. It particularly lends itself to note taking and when one wants to join together text and hand-drawn diagrams or sketches. –Jennifer Allen

The Animal Alphabet Singers

 
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The Animal Alphabet Singers, as the name may imply, is an app for babies and toddlers that helps them learn the alphabet as well as animals associated with these letters. This app includes sections that allow children to explore the alphabet in many ways. One section of this app, also named The Animal Alphabet Singers includes a group of 26 animals – each of which can each be tapped to hear the corresponding letter to be sung, with the letter also being highlighted below for a nice effect. Do tap on a letter as well because doing so will trigger singing from the related animal. –Amy Solomon

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If you are looking for the best reviews of Android apps, just head right over to AndroidRundown. Here are just some of the reviews served up this week:

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TowerMadness 2

 
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TowerMadness 2 is perhaps not the most innovative tower defense game of all-time, but it’s a solid effort. Really, standard open-field tower defense rules apply: there’s towers with different ranges and effects, they can be upgraded to do more damage, or sold if not part of a good strategy any more. Success is based on whether players kept the aliens from getting in and taking too many sheep through a star system, with Invasion Mode, where waves come in faster, offering a fourth star. Players can also send in waves faster themselves to get faster times for the leaderboards. –Carter Dotson

Akasha

 
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Akasha is a new mobile exclusive MMORG. Does it tip Order and Chaos from its pedestal? Akasha isn’t the most user friendly game. After a class choice between fighter, archer or mage and a very brief series of tutorial text boxes in a small font the game basically leaves the player to their own devices. Akasha uses a instance based system much like Guild Wars. To fight monsters or party up with other adventurers the player must begin an instance which can be thought of as a mini quest. –Allan Curtis

Dawn of the Plow

 
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Some games hand out points like they’re going out of style. Dawn of the Plow is not one of those games. This arcade game will test players with challenging conditions and a difficult-to-control vehicle, all in the hopes that they can maybe last long enough to do well before being fired. Controlling a snow plow on a snowy day where car drivers need to get to nondescript places, players must try to keep their paths clear. Snow will accumulate that the cars can drive over, but eventually they become impassable piles which take time to plow. The longer a car is stopped, the unhappier it gets and the lower the approval meter gets. If that empties, it’s game over and the player is fired. Of course, that probably won’t happen much. What will happen is that players will hit cars, which is instant game over. Or the cars will get trapped and buried under snow, which is also game over. Not making things easier is that driving a large truck around, especially on snow, is not easy. Thankfully, players have a horn to help manage traffic, and can collect powerups like a salt blaster to clear up snow instantly. –Carter Dotson

And finally, this week Pocket Gamer reviewed Dungeon Keeper, looked at how FPS developers have approached mobile, picked the best iOS and Android games of the week, and unveiled a slim line PS Vita. Read all it about it right here.

INKredible Review

INKredible Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
Offering a near authentic traditional writing experience, INKredible is a convenient tool for those who want to take hand-written notes with their iPad.

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Coda Review

Coda Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Coda is a collaborative creative writing app where iOS users can write works of literature with other community members.

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Gappy’s Mystery Letters Review

Gappy’s Mystery Letters Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Gappy’s Mystery Letters is a charming letter drawing app with a fun mystery theme and coloring pages.

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Whitespace Review

Whitespace Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Allowing those with minds that won't stay still to consolidate their thoughts in one place, without restrictions.

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Major New Update For Blogsy

Popular iPad blogging app, Blogsy has just been updated to version 4, adding a variety of new features. This update comes only 2 months since the last major update, which worked hard at making WordPress functionality work even better for users. It should prove a fine update for users not quite satisfied with the previous build.

This time round, there’s support for new platforms such as Squarespace, MetaWeblog, Joomla and Instagram. New for all services include image captioning and word count checking facilities. It’s also possible to adjust video alignment and size, with it generally much easier to deal with videos on the whole. WordPress features now include the ability to deal with post excerpts.

Numerous bug fixes have also been included and while it’s not quite perfect yet, Blogsy is a much more attractive proposition to bloggers who are regularly on the move.

The Blogsy update is freely available now for existing owners. New adopters can pay up $4.99 for the privilege.

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Byword Review

Byword Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
An ideal authoring app for those that need both plain text writing functionality and markdown facilities.

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Blogsy Review

Blogsy Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
Blogsy is intuitive feature packed mobile blogging for iPad

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Looking for Writers at 148Apps!

We’re looking for a few great writers with a strong passion for iPhone applications. People that love grabbing a new app, figuring out it’s strengths and weaknesses, and telling the world about the best of the apps they find. With close to 500,000 apps in the app store, we’ll never get to all of them. But, we do want to get to the best ones. That’s why we need you.

The ideal app reviewer will devour apps and games, writing about them quickly and authoritatively. You should have a good critical eye and the ability to express yourself well. You should be able to self edit your own posts and deliver them ready to publish. And, most importantly, good app reviewers should be able to do all this while keeping the review fun and interesting, using the common voice of the site.

All review writers should be able to jump back and forth amongst apps and games, but extra points if you have a passion for non-gaming apps and a nose for finding the best ones across the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.

Think you have the chops? Check out our requirements here:

You:
- have an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch and think it’s the best thing since sliced bread
- have a general knowledge of and interest in the iPhone community
- can write at a relatively high level, like what you might see in a magazine or newspaper
- have some familiarity with WordPress or similar CMS platform
- have the time to write and post at least three to five reviews a week

What do you get? Writing for 148Apps gets you exposure. And lots of it. With millions of eyes reading your posts, there’s a lot of exposure to be had. You also get some money, per post, at a competitive rate. That’s not bad, right? We do ask that you only apply if you can keep up a regular posting frequency. While this isn’t a full time job, it’s not a once-in-a-while hobby either.

If you think this is something you might be interested it, get familiar with our review style and send us three of your best clips. These are the best portfolio work of review writing you’ve done. The closer to an app review your clips are, the better chance we’ll have of understanding your style. Don’t have any written samples? Write one up! Pick your favorite app or two and write up a 300 – 500 word review, with proper spelling and grammar, and email it to helpwanted {at} 148apps {dot} com. We look forward to hearing from you, and we’ll get back to you soon.

While futuristic technology is amazing, sometimes it’s nice to retreat back to a simpler time. A time where writing in notebooks was the big trend for expressing creativity. A time when it was possible to run out of space on a page rather than a document simply carrying users onto the next one automatically. Fancy relieving that? Try Molenotes.

It’s an attractive looking app that ensures the user feels as if they’re writing on a real page in a real book. Users can choose to express themselves in handwriting, academic type-set or in a typewriter style manner. Five notebook looks are also available. Users can also add custom colored tabs and titles as well as manually stamping the current day’s date. Users can even add a bookmark to their notebook to know exactly where they last looked.

Limitations are there of course. Once a page is full, users must enter more information on the next page. There’s a 32 page limit too. That’s all part of the old fashioned charm, however.

Molenotes is out now for all iOS devices and is priced at $0.99.

$2.99
iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Released: 2011-07-10 :: Category: Productivity

Daedalus Touch Review

Daedalus Touch Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
Daedalus Touch is a purist and minimalist's dream, providing straight to the point text editing.

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Any app that has a description beginning with ‘Admit it – you’ve always wanted to write a novel.’ shouts at me. Because yes I do and I reckon somewhere deep inside me there is a great novel in there. Or at least one that more than five people would be willing to read. Lacking motivation however, I’m doomed to never achieve that dream.

I suspect I need to get downloading Novel in 30, an app that sets out to help users achieve their goal of completing a novel.

Besides offering a distraction-free writing environment, Novel in 30 encourages you to carry on. There’s a project dashboard ensuring that users can keep track of their progress and check how they’re doing so far quickly. Writing pace is also tracked so that the user can have a rough idea of what they need to do to maintain their target. Plus there’s the ever satisfying option of sharing progress via Facebook to show off how far the user has got.

Users don’t even have to worry about losing their witing so far as it syncs via iTunes ensuring easy access, and all writing can always be backed up to Dropbox.

Novel in 30 is available now for the iPad and is priced at $4.99.

Good luck with the novel writing!

$4.99
iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
Released: 2011-06-01 :: Category: Productivity

For as long as I can remember I have been fascinated with the game design process.  Everything from the core coding to the art and level design has left me endlessly intrigued.  One game that is a perfect example of technology and level design working cohesively together is the recently released PC and console title Portal 2.  While not gushing about the game too much, I would feel fairly safe saying that it is one of Valve‘s best releases to date. That is saying a lot considering that this is a developer that has redefined the first person shooter genre multiple times.

This is why I was beyond ecstatic to learn that one of my new favorite games of all time is now the topic of a written documentary spanning Portal 2′s entire development process.  Except here is the cool part: it is an interactive iPad application, dedicated to telling the story, behind the story.  Here is what you can expect from The Final Hours of Portal 2:

Journalist Geoff Keighley was granted unprecedented “fly on the wall” access over the past three years to create this staggering 15,000 word multimedia experience. From the hush-hush Portal prequel that was shelved to the last minute scramble to complete the game’s story, readers will experience a gripping and dramatic tale brought to life with exclusive photos, videos, interviews, interactive experiences, and other surprises.

When a quality journalist like Geoff Keighley is behind a literary work of this magnitude, it can’t help but throw a tremendous amount of credibility to the software.  I have read several of the features that he used to write like this for GameSpot way back in the day and they were page-turners to say the very least.  If you have ever been at least slightly interested in the game development process, this unprecedented look behind the curtain is a must own.  Maybe this is finally the excuse I have been looking for to get an iPad…

$1.99
iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
Released: 2011-04-21 :: Category: News

The developer of Writings for iPad contacted 148Apps this week to inform us that it will soon be releasing an update for its application.

Of the changes and additions in the update, there is one in particular that the company emphasized. The 1.2 update will bring workspaces to the iPad writing application. The feature will function similarly to Apple’s own OS X feature “Spaces,” in which you can create separate work spaces to work within. The idea of workspaces in Writings for iPad is nearly identical. You’ll be able to create separate workspaces for each category and then assign documents to each category. This enables you to easily organize, work on and view your documents according to category. Furthermore, you’ll be able to synchronize each workspace with separate Dropbox folders, carrying over that organization to the “cloud.”

Co-developer of Writings of iPad Ludovico Rossi told 148Apps that “other new features will be introduced in the same update” as well, including an easier method of synchronizing the document you’re currently writing.

For now, though, check out a video demonstration of workspaces in action below.

Writings for iPad is a comprehensive text editor that allows you to easily write, edit and view your documents in a number of different ways. The app is available for $4.99 on the App Store.

Writings for iPad Review

Writings for iPad Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
Writings is the prettiest text editor you may have ever seen. Whether that's a good thing or a bad thing is a matter for debate.

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Penultimate Review

Penultimate Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
Penultimate is a quick, touch-baed notes taking tool that allows to create multiple notebooks with limitless pages. An emphasis is placed on your input rather than its customizability.

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For all the would be Shakespeares out there, great news. A developer by the name of Dante Varnado Moore has got a mind to help you write all the sonnets your heart could desire with the release of Poet’s Pad for the iPhone.

Poet’s Pad for the iPhone is the baby brother to the iPad version released at the start of September. It includes a digital audio recorder for writers who express their art via Spoken Word or Def Poetry. It also offers idea generating tools that are designed to inspire creative expression and eliminate writers block on the go; sort of like your own digital muse in your pocket.

The App boasts of features such as a Rhyming Dictionary with more than 70,000 words, including thesaurus and dictionary functionality for finding just the right word. The major feature that they offer, however, is the ‘emotion based’ word and phrase generator. Using a base emotion such as Love, Hate, or Anger, for example, you can then search for and find phrases and words that fit the bill for whatever you’re trying to express. You can use these phrases and words immediately for writing your poetry, or save them for later inspiration. Therefore, you can use this tool both for inspiration and organization.

Maybe you prefer dictating your poems? Poet’s Pad also states that it offers a built in voice-recorder so you can make verbal notes, or practice your poetry performance.

Poet’s Pad is a professional poetry writing app that allows poets to create, arrange and store all of their writings and poems in one app. Visit the Developers website for more information, or check it out on the App Store. You can also see the video below for an explanation of most of what this App offers.

For a limited time Poet’s Pad for iPhone 1.0.1 is being offered at an introductory price of $1.99. That’s over 65% off the regular price of $5.99 USD. The iPad version is currently on sale for $6.99, 30% off the regular price of $9.99 USD. They are available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Lifestyle category.


$5.99
iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Released: 2010-09-22 :: Category: Lifestyle

iA Writer. iPad App Review

iA Writer. iPad App Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
Simplicity and Focus brought to the iPad for writing and editing text.

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Are iPads the future of education?

Well, maybe not. But there’s no denying that “abc PocketPhonics” is an amazing app. A universal app—it works with both iPhone and iPad—PocketPhonics teaches the basics of reading and writing to young kids. Most surprising? It seems to work.

With reading, the app uses the “synthetic phonics” method supported by US, UK, and Australian governments. Kids are first taught letter sounds (instead of the names of the letters), including hybrid sounds such as “ch” and “sh.” US and UK pronunciations are both included, so you don’t have to worry about your kid picking up the “wrong” accent. (Darn!)

And for writing, the app demonstrates how to draw the letters, instead of just presenting pictures. Kids can then trace the letters’ outlines on the iPad or iPhone using their finger. If you chose, the app will then grade their accuracy. I can see this being very useful for young learners especially—tracing with a finger is infinitely easier than using a pencil. Cursive and print alphabets are both included.

Finally, PocketPhonics rounds out its offering with a sound-based word “spelling game,” which includes over 170 words with accompanying pictures. There’s also a “ParentZone” area where parents can tweak the app’s settings.

Oh, and it’s only $0.99.

While I doubt that a single app will ever be able to replace real-life teaching, abc PocketPhonics certainly looks like a competent, comprehensive app. It won’t teach letter names, but it can get pre-readers “hooked on phonics.”

You do remember those old commercials, right? Don’t you?



$6.99
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2008-12-08 :: Category: Education

TaskPaper Review

TaskPaper Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
TaskPaper is an imaginative list creator, built to streamline your thoughts, ideas and tasks.

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Pages for iPad Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
It's not perfect, but Apple's Pages for iPad is a strong step towards a useful content creation tool.

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Looking For Writers

We are having a problem here at 148apps.com. No, we don’t all have swine flu, but we do need more writers. Let me repeat that. We need more writers.

This idea, the one about needing more writers, came to me during the WWDC keynote. Word on the street is that there are 50,000 apps in the app store, and with our writing staff, we are only covering a small fraction. We do a pretty good job at covering the best and the brightest, but some of the good apps out there are slipping through the cracks.

What I am looking for are a few talented writers that are willing to post a review 3-5 times a week… nothing overly crazy. I will shower you with all sorts of apps to review, making your iPhone become all that it was meant to be. After some time, if you would like, I may even ask you to do a blog entry or two… or ten. Not only will this writing gig get you great experience, but you will also gain some great exposure and a really in-depth look as to how the app universe really works.

If this is something that interests you, please post a sample review to the “Reader Submitted App Reviews” section of the forum (http://forum.148apps.com/). Write the review in any fashion that suits you, but I would greatly prefer an app review written in a similar style to our reviews. Review any app you want, good or bad, just make the review wildly entertaining. I will read any and all reviews, no matter the length. A quick note on length… try to make the review between 300-800 words, just to mimic the kind of length we use. Also, please include some kind of contact info so that I can get back to you.

Thanks for your interest,
Chris Hall
Editor in Chief

As the number of applications in the iTunes App Store continues to grow, so does the demand for high quality reviews of the applications. Developers are always looking for sites to review their applications and 148apps.com is definitely high on their list. Each day we get dozens of emails from developers looking to have their application reviewed. While not all of them fit with what we’re trying to do at 148apps.com, the amount of worthwhile applications that we get has grown to the point where we need to expand our writer base to make sure that we can handle all of them. That’s where you come in.

Whether you’re new to the site or have been coming here for quite some time, we’d like you to consider writing for us. All you need is a love of iPhone applications and some free time to write reviews, we’ll take care of the rest. We supply all of our writers with promo codes for the applications that they review and the ability to pick which applications they review, allowing for those most interested in a particular application to be the one who reviews it.

To apply for a writing position with 148apps.com, simply email Bryan (at) 148apps (dot) com with your name, a little bit of information about yourself, and a writing sample. If you don’t have a writing sample prepared, grab your favorite application and do a review of it! No need to include pictures or anything, we’re just looking to see if your style fits in with our site.

With that said, I hope to hear from all of you soon and I look forward to possibly working with you in the near future!

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