Android Kindle for Android

Kindle for Android

The free Kindle app for Android is an excellent e-reader app that seamlessly ties to your Amazon account. It does a good job of presenting e-books, can easily reach into Amazon’s enormous library of downloadable works, and comes with a few bells and whistles to enhance your overall mobile reading experience. Overview The app opens […]

Game Robot Unicorn Attack 2 (iOS)

Robot Unicorn Attack 2 (iOS)

When I first learned that Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim released a sequel to Robot Unicorn Attack (RUA) a few days ago on iOS, I could barely contain my excitement. As one of the first apps I ever downloaded onto my device, it holds a special place in my heart. I forked over $2.99 for it, […]

Android Yahoo for Android

Yahoo for Android

Editors’ note: As this app is essentially the same as Yahoo for iOS, this review mostly duplicates our review of the iOS version. The Yahoo app is focused on the latest headlines, bringing more personalization to your news feed, quick summaries for easy reading, and good-looking article pages with photo backdrops. The Android version and […]

Android Fieldrunners 2 for Android

Fieldrunners 2 for Android

Fieldrunners 2, the sequel to one of the earliest and more popular open-field tower defense games, has finally come to Android, and it is even better than the original. Set in a modern era with high-tech yet comical warfare, Fieldrunners 2 pits you against wave after wave of soldiers, jeeps, and other military units. To […]

Mobile Apps Google Search for Android

Google Search for Android

Google Search comes preinstalled on every Android device, so whether you want it or not, you have it. The good news is, the app is powerful, fast, and makes all the smarts of Google’s incredible search engine easily accessible from your mobile device. For those with devices running Android version Jelly Bean, the app is […]

Mobile Apps Yahoo Weather

Yahoo Weather

Editors’ note: This review has been updated with the release of the Android version, August 8, 2013. Yahoo Weather (iOS|Android) is a weather app that displays stunning Flickr photos as a backdrop to a wide range of weather information on your phone. There are certainly other options with more weather information, but for a quick […]

Mobile Apps FX Photo Studio (iOS)

FX Photo Studio (iOS)

FX Photo Studio (iPhone | iPad) lets you edit images on your iPhone, add multiple effects, then add stylized text for a unique look. The app includes all the basic image-editing controls such as brightness, contrast, and color balance, along with cropping and rotation tools. But where FX Photo Studio shines is in the amount […]

Android Yahoo Mail for Android

Yahoo Mail for Android

Editors’ note: This review was updated October 15, 2013, to cover the features added in the latest version. With Yahoo Mail for Android, you can quickly access your Yahoo e-mail account (or multiple accounts) right from your mobile device. Altogether, the app is clean, user-friendly, and it includes some bonuses that make it feel very […]

iOS Yahoo for iOS

Yahoo for iOS

The Yahoo app is focused on the latest headlines, bringing more personalization to your news feed, quick summaries for easy reading, and good-looking article pages with photo backdrops. This is not the app you’re going to use to check your e-mail or access most of the other services that Yahoo provides, but what the app […]

Android TED for Android

TED for Android

TED, the esteemed nonprofit organization and popular video-driven Web site, has brought its wildly popular TED Talks to Android devices. With the official TED app, you can browse and watch more than 1,000 of these 18-minute inspirational speeches, recorded on site at the organization’s TED Conferences, all while on the go. If you’re not familiar […]