There are more than one million iPhone apps, and those designed for entertainment compose at least 22 percent of those published on iTunes, according to mobile app discovery platform Appsfire. Since Apple unveiled the App Store in 2008, these mini-programs have revolutionized the way we use iPhones. View some of the most entertaining new options below.
It may be difficult to imagine a Photoshop program that is simple enough to use on a portable digital device, but no company is more equipped to pare down its complicated software than Adobe. It has the standard features for sharpening blur, adding or reducing light or cropping, along with more complex tools such as noise reduction.
Evernote is the fastidious iPhone user’s answer to organizing the barrage of media we encounter daily. It sorts stored website link favorites into your designated categories, allowing you to recall them for work or pleasure with a reliable visibility, rather than the more hidden approach most browsers offer, which relegates them to the back of your reading and reference pile. Evernote is also available as a desktop assistant.
Flow free give you a selection of more than 1,000 mind-bending puzzles that are colorfully designed and have a range of challenge levels that will correspond with your mood. Fun sound effects and a variety of number-based and logic connector activities will keep you engaged for hours (or a 20 minutes train ride). Consistent brain activity is important for improving memory, and this may be the outlet for your cerebral maintenance plan that keeps you spry when Apple releases iPhone 45.
An app that helps you keep up with the locals during a foreign travel excursion is invaluable, but iTranslate Voice is a step above the rest due to its audio function. Speak and translate your words into the foreign language of choice, and have a quick mini-translator in your pocket. The 36 available languages will give you numerous translation and travel options. Typing for text and email translations is also available.
An all-in-one video entertainment funny pictures mobile app, Break.com gives you full feature-length films, stunts, pranks and comedy, all with a clean interface design and the ability to make and read the comments by other users. This selection is perfect for relieving stress between classes or sharing with friends.
Flipboard is similar to Evernote in that it is an aggregator app that allows you to keep your favorite web-based information close, but the display format is essentially a series of images like Pinterest that represent the information beneath. The app gives you a pleasant form to access your daily reading and reference material.
Draw something free is a drawing and social sharing app in one. Draw a picture using the color paint palette on the display screen, send it to a friend, and if they identify the image correctly, you win points.
Entertain and teach a child with this application by the makers of the best continuous learning media for children. It features characters that move into different positions, play games and activities and will exercise a child’s fine-detail coordination.