What’s next after Angry Birds? We’ve created a list of the 10 must-have apps for killing a little time, playing with friends and entertaining those restless kids!
Words With Friends (Free or $2.99 for no ads)
A fun scrabble-type game that you can play with up to 20 different friends. Everyone on the North Shore is addicted to this game with good reason!
An application that lets you virtually try on OPI nail polishes. Paint your nails with a click on the iPhone.
ScoreMobile offers real-time scores and stats for MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, NCAAF, and NCAAB.
PeopleFlasher turns your iPhone into a flashing sign that will not be easy to ignore. PeopleFlasher even knows what country you are in and can flash your sign in any one of over forty languages.
Shmoop University ($1.99)
Everyone knows about Cliff Notes and Spark Notes but Shmoop does them one better. It makes learning and writing more fun for students in our computer age.
Doodle Jump ($0.99)
Guide a four-legged “Doodle” up a series of platforms without falling in an attempt to gain a high score. Aim by tapping on different parts of the screen. (Also Doodle Jump: HOP The Movie, currently free.)
Tiny Wings ($0.99)
In Tiny Wings, the player controls a bird whose wings are too small to fly. You use hills to gain speed and flutter as long as possible by tapping and holding the screen.
Fruit Ninja ($0.99)
In Fruit Ninja the player slices fruit with a blade controlled by the touch pad. As the fruit is thrown onto the screen, the player swipes her finger across the screen to create a slicing motion, attempting to slice the fruit in half.
PEOPLE Celebrity News Tracker ($1.99)
Up-to-the-minute celebrity news and photos—always have something to share while you’re waiting in that car pool line.
iEmoji icons ($0.99))
Emoji are emoticons (smiley/emoticon keyboard ) you can type within Notes, SMS, and Mail. Apple has ranked iEmoji as one of their Top Selling Apps.
Animated Emoji ($0.99)
Full-size animated smileys, animals, words, and hand gestures. A quick animated ha-ha.