Review: Press Your Luck for iPhone

Press Your Luck iPhone Game

One of the most popular game shows of all time was Press Your Luck. It featured a far different format than other game shows, and of course the iconic “Whammy,” one of the most entertaining bankrupting devices in game show history. Though only run for four seasons, it endured in reruns on various television channels for decades with even a revival show a few years ago. Now anyone can play Press Your Luck with the release of as Press Your Luck app for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.

In Press Your Luck, you answer questions to earn spins on the Big Board which can win you sums of money, extra spins, or the dreaded Whammy. Upon hitting a Whammy, an animation of a little red creature will appear on screen that will take your accumulated money in an always hilarious and backfiring way.

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What’s your mission? iPhone app pays you to be a field agent

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This could be opening up a whole new wave of jobs for iPhone owners across the country. Field Agent is a new app that allows a “client” (someone who needs some type of information), to connect with a “field agent” (someone with an iPhone who can provide you with information). It’s an interesting concept, Field Agent allows for the collection and return of information for a fee to the Client. They say Field Agents can earn anywhere from $2 to $8, depending on the job’s difficulty.

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App Beast for iPhone gives you 60 utilities for $1

App Beast provides 60 utils for $1 on the iPhone

One of the coolest things about having an iPhone is all the available utility apps. From battery meters, calendars, currency converters, to translators – they are great features to have on hand and can be very useful in many situations. As time went on, app developers managed to lump several of these utilities into one convenient app. This created extra space on the iPhone, and streamlined the icons on the device. A new utility app called App Beast was released on iTunes that promises over 60 utility apps for the price of one.

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Bang & Olufsen BeoLink app lets you control your home like a love guru

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It’s only a matter of time before the iPad takes total control over your home. Starting today with the Bang & Olufsen BeoLink application, access to your audio and video, even home automation, can be done over your Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch.

I was slightly disappointed when the iPad specs came out showing no RF module, this would have made it a killer remote control, but using the Master Link Gateway by Bang & Olufsen over Wi-Fi, it’s no longer necessary – assuming your house is outfitted with the high-end gear.

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E-Trade app lets you trade like a pro on your iPad

E*Trade Mobile Pro app screenshot for the Apple iPad

E*Trade this week announced their latest app for traders, the E*Trade Mobile Pro for iPad. Free from the iTunes store, this app looks pretty fresh and gives E*Trade account members access to an array of features like: viewing real-time streaming stock and option quotes, trade stocks during market and extended hours, view orders, alerts, news, charts, watch lists and portfolios.

“Following the tremendous success of Mobile Pro for iPhone and iPod Touch, we’re thrilled to be on board with the launch of the new iPad,” said Michael Curcio, President, E*TRADE Securities.

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Review: We Rule for iPhone and iPad

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We Rule is a popular iPhone and iPad game that is tearing up the app store. The full version is available free and has grown with a cult following on facebook and dozens of forums throughout the internet. So what is We Rule all about and how does it generate so much money?

We Rule gives you a virtual interactive medieval kingdom to run. You build houses, roads, businesses, and natural works around your stronghold to create a thriving town. You generate revenue to build these works by planting crops, fixed taxation of houses, and businesses.

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Apple iPad stays productive with Evernote app too

Evernote for iPad is free from the iTunes App Store

One of the best note-taking applications available on the iPhone and iPod touch is Evernote. It’s incredibly popular among business users, students, and the general public alike. Well, now Evernote is available for the iPad too.

By taking advantage of the larger display, Evernote for iPad can be even more useful to Apple lovers on the go.

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43 iPad apps that will rock your accelerometers off

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There’s definitely no drought in the iTunes app store today, as companies push their latest creations out in to a magical new world created by Apple, consumers anticipate the arrival of their multi-touch tablet. Will it be as magical as Steve says it will be? Or will it be as confusing as Letterman found it to be, hardly. But with all these apps coming out from the best software companies around, you can surely expect it to be something worth looking at. We’re kicking off the launch of the iPad with these 43 apps for you to peruse, some may appeal to you, some for the kids, but either way there’s an app that will suit you.

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Gaming to soar for the iPad: ngmoco releases seven titles

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All visually stunning, GodFinger, We Rule, Charadium, Flick Fishing, NBA Hotshots, Warpgate and CastleCraft from ngmoco are set to hit the iTunes App store for the Apple iPad.

Quite a powerful lineup to hit the iPad all in one blast. ngmoco says go big or go home, and brings you their most popular titles for the multi-touch machine.

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Geometry Wars to rule them all

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Among the hundreds of iPad apps that go live for download tomorrow is one that stands out among all others, and that my friends, is Geometry Wars. If you own the Xbox 360 you should be well versed in the retro-styled space shooter. Graphics are positively stunning and the gameplay is addictive.

From what I can see, this iPad version looks just as good as the Xbox Live Arcade one. I’ve got a burning suspicion that it makes use of the accelerometer in some way, tilting your way through intergalactic stellar stardust.

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Confirmed: Netflix iPad app available tomorrow

Netflix iPad App will give free streaming to Netflix members

The Apple iPad doesn’t officially hit stores until tomorrow, but Apple has already opened the floodgates by releasing many of the iPad apps through iTunes. One of these happens to be theNetflix iPad app and, get this, it fully supports video streaming.

This means that it can do so much more than just queue up some videos for later viewing; you can actually watch all your Netflix content right on your iPad. That’s pretty sweet. The iTunes App Store had screenshots and other information about the Netflix iPad app, but they seem to have been removed it in the meantime should you feel so inclined to read up on it before getting your hands on an iPad this Saturday. Streaming video to your iPad is free to Netflix members on plans starting at just $8.99 a month.

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TomTom iPhone app gets Google local search, real-time traffic

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I’m not much of one to use standalone GPS navigation devices, I can’t even recall the last time I needed one as I prefer to use the free Google Maps application on my Nokia smartphone. But that’s not to say traditional GPS makers aren’t gonna go down without a fight. TomTom, still one of the world’s leading providers of navigation solutions and digital maps, is shifting their focus to the world of smartphones. More specifically, enhancementsfor the iPhone TomTom app.

TomTom’s press announcement explains how full real-time traffic information will be available from the TomTom iPhone app (version 1.3), getting you around those nasty traffic jams rather than taking what is suggested as the fastest route.

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Mass Mobile Month iPhone app released

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Mass Mobile Month is a month long celebration  of the innovations in the mobile industry in Massachusetts.  In honor of this festival, Swift Mobile has appropriately released an iPhone app called Mobile Month.  It is currently free on iTunes, and is perfect if you are attending the celebration. The Mass Mobile Month app acts as […]

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Microsoft releases Tag app for the Android

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The smartphone war just got a little bit more interesting, as Microsoft just launched its first app for the Android OS of their nemesis Google, which makes the app release all the more puzzling. This new app release clouds the landscape of the conflict between Apple, Google, and Microsoft in regard to their respective smartphones.

According to the Washington Post, the app Microsoft released on the Android is Tag, an app also released on the iPhone, Windows Mobile, J2ME, Blackberry and Symbian S60 platforms.

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TigerText for iPhone gets approval in App Store

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While Apple has already laid the smack down on most iPhone apps that contain nudity or even the implication of nudity, such isn’t really the case when it comes to adultery. Sort of. One of the newest apps to gain approval in the App Store is called TigerText and it seems to be targeted at cheating spouses.

The TigerText iPhone app “allows users to set a time limit on how long a text that they send will hang around after it has been read.” In this way, you can delete and hide those incriminating text messages for good.

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