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If you miss the old YouTube app on your iPhone, the Video Tube app may be just what you are looking for. Video Tube allows you to watch YouTube videos with an interface that is similar to the original iOS YouTube app. Though similar, Video Tube has a few extra features that may be of interest, but it also falls short in some important places.
National Geographic Magazine is world renowned for its beautiful photography and in-depth stories on wildlife, culture, history, the Earth and even the universe. It is a magazine that you may be a subscriber to or at least have seen during a doctor's visit. National Geographic Magazine gives people insight into worlds they have never and may never see.
Topia is a new game from Crescent Moon Games released on iOS in early October. This is the first release of the game, which Crescent Moon calls the “Sandbox Release.” Topia is exactly that, a world sandbox where you can create and take away land and add different species of animals. While a sandbox world is fun, I am eagerly awaiting an update to see what else will come of this game.
Freemium social games do not sound too attractive, but Kingdom Royale was definitely worth taking a chance on. And surely, I was not disappointed. Kingdom Royale is a medieval era resource and battle game where you can join up with friends or take over other players' land. The game draws you in immediately and keeps you coming back for more. It is great for casual play if you want to jump in for a few minutes, but you can unlocks its full potential by purchasing the item needed to speed up gameplay.
Dungeon Story combines addictive match three puzzle game and the “carrot on a stick” style dungeon crawler with character progression. With these game types combined, it is very hard to put this game down. Even with its few faults, Pantazis Deligiannis Games seems to be on top of it and listening to what the gamers want in Dungeon Story.
Google has decided to challenge the iOS powerhouse that is Safari with the new Google Chrome for iOS app. Google Chrome for iOS is an alternate browser for your iPhone or iPad that includes all of the browser basics, plus some of your favorite Google Chrome features.
Combine the love of gaming with live streaming and you have Twitch.tv. Twitch allows gamers of all levels to join for free and stream themselves playing their favorite games for free. The website gets hundreds of thousands of views per day from people watching and helping their friends to professional gamers playing in national tournaments.
Echofon is a Twitter utility that makes things simple and basic, and that is not a bad thing. Those qualities are exactly what has kept me loyal to Echofon since I purchased my iPhone. It does not have Facebook integration, nor does it get fancy with too many ways to customize. With a sleek design, Echofon sticks to what Twitter does best.