CraigsMobileList – Craigslist Companion iPhone app Review

Description:

The CraigsMobileList iPhone app is the best Craigslist Companion that you will find on the mobile market.  You will be able to easily search through categories or pictures to be able to find items that will interest you.  One of the coolest parts about the app is the ability to post listings right from your phone!  This newest version is the most up to date and effective CraigsList app for your smartphone.

The searches are streamlined and usually very quick.  You can save your favorite searches and listings and even send stuff to friends and family who might also be interested.

Features:

  • There are a variety of new features that come along with this new version of the app.  This will help make your searches much easier to navigate
  • You can now post different listings all from the convenience of you phone.  Take pictures on your phone and create the listing all while on the go
  • When using the app you can take full advantage of the search features.  You can browse for all of the standard categories that are in Craigslist as well as the personals
  • There is a bookmarking feature that you can use to save the details of you favorite items.  You can also bookmark searches that you are frequently typing in so you don’t have to enter it in every time
  • If you find a listing that you really like but want to look for other things to compare it to, then you can save the listing to be able to look at later on
  • One of the other nice things about the app is that you can actually respond to a variety of the listings without ever having to leave the app.  This allows you to quickly and easily make comments
  • If you find listings that you think your friends or family might be interested in then you can actually email those listings to them.  You could also email them to yourself just to have them on record
  • If you don’t like searching by subject then you can always search by images instead
  • In this app you won’t have to worry about always resizing the screen or trying to manage your way through the app by clicking on all of the tiny little links

Conclusion:

Craigslist is great because it allows you to find almost anything you want in your local area.  It is one of the best ways for people to stay connected to other people in the community.  On this app you can even post your own listings right from your phone which can make life super easy.

Voted 3 stars by iPhone app users and can be downloaded off of the online market for only $0.99.

Call of Atlantis iPhone app Review

Description:

In the Call of Atlantis iPhone app you will have to save it from a dangerous enemy.  This app was developed by Playrix and is a match-3 game that also is mixed with an action story mode.  You will be able to see a variety of different lands including Greece, Phoenicia, Babylon, Troy, Rome, Carthage, and Egypt in order to get all of the power crystals that are scattered throughout the world.  You will have to rebuild the famous Altar of Poseidon in order to save Atlantis at last!

Features:

  • This is a spin off the popular match 3 puzzle games that have been all the craze lately.  It mixes this matching element with a fun adventure style of play
  • In the career mode of the game you will find that there are over 54 different levels that you can play in and each of these levels offer an endless amount of replay
  • In the adventure mode of the game there will be 7 different lands that you will be able to explore and all of them hold ancient treasures and secrets
  • One of the other benefits to this app is that as you play you will be able to learn different fun facts about all of the different places you go to in the game
  • As you move through the game you will be able to watch some impressive cut-scenes that will help the story line along and help it to make better sense
  • The graphic quality in the game is actually pretty impressive and the objects and boards are all very detailed which helps make the game more crisp and clear
  • The sound effects in the game are great to help keep you excited and interested in the combos that you produce and the visual effects when pieces are eliminated are pretty stunning
  • There are voice-overs in the game and the voice actors are actually really good
  • This app also allows you to be able to connect to Facebook so that  you can post high scores and other stats for all of you friends and family to see and read
  • Last of all, try and beat the game and find Atlantis!

Conclusion:

These three matching games seem to never get old.  The replay value of games like this are actually pretty amazing because no two maps are played exactly the same and you will always want to get better combos.  The way that this app mixes the story mode and the strategy mode is also refreshing and gives you more of an incentive to beat each level.

The Call of Atlantis puzzle app has gotten ratings of 4 out of 5 stars and only costs $0.99 to download.

Iced In iPhone app Review

Description:

Have you ever played the Boxed In game series on the iPhone?  If so, then you will love the new edition of the series with the Iced In iPhone app.  There are over 50 different puzzles that you will have to try and beat.  The difficulty gets harder as you go and you will find yourself getting legitimately stumped.    The whole point of the game is to free the penguin from his cage in every level.  You have to move ice blocks on the red switches in order to do that.  The ice won’t stop once it’s moved unless it hits something.   You can only move each ice block three times before it explodes!

Features:

  • There are a lot of different strategy and puzzle games out there for the iPhone but this one adds a fun spin onto the genre.  The entire game centers around an ice them with penguins and Eskimos
  • There are over 50 different levels that you will get to try as you progress through the game and you will find that each level get continually harder as you move on
  • The mechanics of this game are intuitive and original.  You will see that the puzzle element is a little bit different than what you are used to and you will not have played too many similar games
  • This game can be extremely addicting as you try and beat all of the levels.   You will find yourself spending hours and hours on this game
  • The music in this game fits the theme and is very playful.  You will love the different sound effects and the background musical soundtrack is happy and fun to listen to
  • This app has been created specifically for the iPhone and iPod touch and you will love the attention to detail that has been put into every aspect of the game
  • If you ever get stuck in a level and can’t figure out what to do next, then you can always use the Quick Level Restart button that is available to quickly start the level over and try your hand at beating it again
  • The user interface on the game is actually very simple and you will find that is quite intuitive for a game that only costs a dollar at the iTunes store
  • The controls that you will be using to move your character and accomplish tasks are very easy to use.  You simply swipe the screen to move around or you can use the D-pad
  • If you would rather listen to your own music library than the music that has been provided you can go into the options setting and change the sound options

Conclusion:

This is a fun little puzzle game that has received fairly decent ratings.  The game has been  rated 4 1/2 out of 5 stars and can be downloaded onto your iPhone for only $0.99 off of the online app store.

Pen Pals iPhone app Review

Description:

In the Pen Pals iPhone app you will have the great opportunity of making new friends that live all over the world!  This is great because it is the virtual way to create pen pals that you can share fun experiences with.  You will create a message with audio and also some picture and send it out and see who picks up the response and decides to take you in as a pen pal.  You can also do the same and get on the message board and pick people that you would like to be pen pals with.  The more messages that you send out on the network, then the better chances you will have of making lots of new friends!  This is just a great way to bring the fun of the traditional letter-writing pen pals to the 21st century and utilize the technology that we have.

Features:

  • This app automatically connects you to millions of people that are located all around the world.  From the second you download it you will have a wide variety of different people that you can begin writing and you can start making NEW friends immediately
  • Once you have gained some new pen pals then you can start contacting them and getting to know them.  You can create pictures and photos and then send them to your new friends.  You can also record audio and send that as well
  • There is a fun notification system that is used by the app to let you know every time someone contacts you or sends you a new message.  You will love going to this screen and seeing the large push notifications letting you know you have received new mail
  • One of the other fun things about the app is that it is very easy to customize just the way that you want it.  You can got to your Pen Pals profile and change all of your information and pick the picture that you want to use to represent yourself whenever you are meeting new people
  • The app is also very easy to navigate and you will see big tabs at the bottom that will allow you to access the Write a New Pal section, the Mailbox section, the Settings section, and lastly the Help section

Conclusion:

Voted 3 1/2 stars by iPhone app users who have tried out the app.  The social networking app costs around $1.99 and allows you to stay connected with all types of people from around the world.  Great way to meet some new friends from around the globe.

RN Mentor iPhone app Review

Description:

If you are an RN then you have probably thought about how you are going to go about studying for the NCLEX.  The RN Mentor iPhone app gives you over 700 different questions that you might find on the test so that you can create your own questions to study and get yourself more prepared for the big day.

Features:

  • This app has a huge database of questions that you can go to as a reference guide.  The app has over 700 different questions that you can look at.  It holds a huge amount of information on it
  • The concept of the app has been based entirely around the 2010 NCLEX-RN plan for testing so you know that it has legitimate information
  • There are a few different categories that you can access within the app including the questions from NCLEX section, the body function section, and also the the clinical area category
  • If you want to have a little fun and create a few custom quizzes then all you need to do is go to the subtopics section and select the ones you want, or you can let the app just create a random quiz that will represent a variety of different topics
  • You can decide how many questions are in each of the quizzes and you can pick between 1 and 60 of them.  Once you have decided the number of questions that you want, the app will then determine about how long it will take to complete the entire quiz
  • You can practice all of the kinds of questions that you will see on the NCLEX including ordered response questions, multiple guess questions, chart exhibit, and image hot-spot
  • Once you have finished the quiz you then have the option to post them onto facebook if you would like.  This lets you share information with other students or friends that are also studying
  • You can start chat discussions with people on facebook directly from the app so that you can find out answers to questions on certain subjects and topics
  • Once you have finished a quiz you can always go back and look at the quizzes that you have already done just to make sure you are up to date on all of the info
  • There is a good data analysis that the app does of every quiz.  It will break down your results by sub topic so you can see where you need to focus
  • You can also use the browser within the app to look at questions without actually having to take the quizzes

Conclusion:

In this little medical app you will have a large database of information on commonly asked questions by RN’s as they are preparing for the NCLEX.  This app is a little on the pricey side, coming in at a whopping $19.99 but is highly rated at around 4 1/2 stars.