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iCarly: Sam’s Remote iPhone app Review

Description:

It isn’t often that a Nickelodeon show doesn’t become a big hit.  Such is the case with iCarly.  Now you can feel like you are a part of the web show with the iCarly: Sam’s Remote iPhone app.  This fun little app includes the same kinds of sound effects that are on the show.  You will hear the random applause, dancing, boos, and even the classic insults from Sam.  You can also view a variety of different animations that include dancing pieces of bacon, disco lights, spit takes, and so much more.  You can go through all of the sound effects and animations if you would like.  There are over 60 total.  You can even view popular quotes from the show and show all of your friends.

Within the remote you can assign certain sounds to all six of the buttons.  This makes them easier to access.  You can also change the faceplates on the remote and customize them however you would like to.  You can change the colors and fonts as well.  While you are using the app you can even personalize your music library and add or edit your sound tracks.  You can even make these songs part of your six button system as well.  There is a lot to do in this app and you will love spending hours customizing it and listening to all of the sound clips and animations.


Features:

  • This remote is specifically designed after the same remote that Sam uses on the popular Nickelodeon web show.  You will find all of the same features and fun items
  • The remote app also has a narrative voice-over from Sam herself.  This original voice-over (by Jennette McCurdy from the show) lets you feel like you are part of her world
  • There are over thirty different sound effects that you can access through the remote.  There are also a variety of different animations that you can experience as you navigate through the options and features
  • The faceplates on the remote can be customized to fit your personality and you preferences
  • You can either listen to the music that is provided by the app or you can personalize your music options so that they fit you better.

Conclusion:

If you are a follower of the iCarly Nickelodeon web show then you will love this little app.  You will feel like you have the actual remote from the show and you can customize it as much as you want.  Definitely a fun little app.

Voted 3 stars by iTunes app users and can be downloaded for $1.99.

Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by apps-review - April 11, 2010 at 7:34 pm

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NoteCalc iPhone app Review

Description:

The scientific calculator has never been so easy to use.  With the NoteCalc iPhone app you can type in and alter functions, formulas, values, and more.  This mobile calculator offers you a lot of customizing abilities to go back and change formulas if you type it in wrong.  The nice thing about it is that you can see the entire calculation formula so you can go back and double check it and make sure that it comes out right.  This is great because with other calculators you would have to start over again but with this app you simply go to the problem of error and change the formula to see how it affects the outcome.  Once you enter in a formula you also have the option to save the formula so that you can use it at a later time.  This is a great way to save and use some of the more difficult calculations that you will learn in your classes.  This makes homework a breeze and can also be a great help on any quiz or test.

The app is displayed in a notepad format and is easy to navigate.  This makes it one of the better mathematical tools out on the iPhone market today.

Features:

  • The main feature to this app is that it will display the entire formula and it result all at the same time so you can see the process from start to finish
  • If you have made an error anywhere in the calculation, all you need is to fix that small error instead of rewriting the entire formula out again
  • You can solve a problem by entering inn the answer first and working through it backwards
  • You can use the history functions to enter in the  last result you got and have it put into your new calculation
  • There are 2 different font sizes you can use when viewing your formulas
  • There are also three different button designs that you can choose from
  • All results are accurately drawn out up to 15 digits
  • You can have large functions with up to 20 different levels of parentheses
  • You don’t have to put multiplication signs on functions that have numbers right next to parentheses i.e. 5(24/6)
  • You can comment on each value that you place so that you can remember what each is for
  • You can save any calculation that you create and use it in the future on other problems
  • There are 4 different variables that you can use to store things.  You can store results, constants, and many more

Conclusion:

Voted 4 stars by iTunes app users and currently costs $1.99 for mobile users to download.

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Stick Sports: Summer Games iPhone app Review

Description:

The Stick Sports: Summer Games iPhone app takes a variety of different summer events and lets you participate in them.  You can pick from foot races to javelin throws and everything inbetween.    All you have to do to play the game is just take control of the stick figure and move them around the screen.  You just tap on the screen to accelerate and increase your speed and then you tap again to make your character jump.  If it is not a jumping event then you can hold down on the screen and release in order to throw an object.  This app will let you enjoy all of the fun events of the Summer Games without having to actually exert any physical effort.  As you get better at timing your jumps and throws you can win your events and win a variety of gold medals.

The gameplay on this game is extremely easy to control and the user interface is also very simple.  The game itself is fairly challenging and you will need to practice in order to master some of the events.  This is a fun sports app that will provide hours of entertainment.

Features:

  • There are a variety of different events you can participate in from the original summer games
  • You can do the javelin throw and see who can throw the javelin the farthest and the most accurately
  • You can race in the 100 meter dash and prove your sprinting abilities
  • You can run in the 400 meters to be able to show your mid-range running game
  • You can also run in the 1500 and time your speed and endurance in order to come out on top
  • There is also a hurdling section where you can participate in the 110 meter hurdle
  • You can also try the longer hurdling event which is the 400 meter hurdle
  • There is a long jump section and you will have to tap on the screen in order to launch your little stick figure
  • This app has Open Feint compatibility so that you can win a variety of different awards and achievements
  • If you don’t have connection to the internet then you can still post your best offline scores
  • There is also an option to post highscores online so that you can see where  you rank with other players around the world

Conclusions:

This is a simple game but it is also a lot of fun.  Definitely worth a dollar for all of the replay value you will get out of it.

Voted 3 1/2 stars by iTunes app users and currently costs $0.99 to download.

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GymGoal iPhone app Review

Description:

The GymGoal iPhone app is dedicated to help you get your body into the best shape that it can be in.  If you are dedicated and focused then you can achieve all of your fitness goals and enjoy a variety of different recreational activities.  This app has a very large database of animated exercises to help you see how to perform each of them as well as having a built-in workout schedule so you can plan out your exercise time.  The app also allows you to progress your results and see your different body measurements.  This app is loaded with features including  a favorites section to put your favorite workouts as well as a map of you body and all of the different muscles you will be working out.  you can also see different routines and check your app history to see previous workouts that you have done.

The nice thing about this app is that everything is stored right onto your phone so you don’t need to have an internet connection in order to access any of the information.

Features:

  • This app includes over 280 different exercises that you can try out and experience.  If you want you can even add your own pictures to each exercise in order to customize it
  • You can schedule out your workouts in order to be able to accommodate you busy life
  • The app has timers built into it so that you can rest between your different sets.  You can also customize the other three timers for any other part of the app
  • You can upload all of your progress and results onto gymgoal.com in order to save it for future reference
  • You can send your workout results to your email or to anyone else that is also trying to get into shape and wants to compare results
  • You can look at a workout history based around the muscles that have been exercised.  You can see which muscles you need to focus on
  • There are a variety of different maps and graphs that you can look at in order to see how your workouts are going and how your measurements are changing
  • Includes a heart rate calculator, BMR, BMI, Max outs, TDEE, and your body fat percentage
  • There are 52 different workout routines right on the app and you can even add your own personal routines
  • There are animations that you can watch in order to see how to do each exercise
  • You can track your body measurements to see your fat decrease and your muscles increase
  • This has a tracking system that lets you manage your cardio as well as your strength workouts

Conclusion:

Voted 4 1/2 stars by iTunes app users and currently costs $3.99 to download.

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