Top 5 iPhone Games for March

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As 2015 marches on (see what I did there?), we are treated to some excellent new games for the iPhone and iOS devices. Check out DailyAppShow’s roundup of top picks for the month of March below.


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Flop Rocket brings some interesting new twists to the increasingly popular propulsion scroller games (Think Jetpack Joy Ride, ALONE, Daddy Long Legs, etc). With Flop Rocket, you control the direction and thrust of your spaaaaaaaace rocket in a precarious, danger-filled cave (why is a space ship in a cave? The devs have an answer for you, “GOOD QUESTION”), collecting coins,  completing objectives, and avoiding collisions with…well anything. Your rocket is rather delicate, so smash into one thing and you’ll be fine, smash into another, GIANT FIRY EXPLOSION!

Check out Flop Rocket on the App Store for the cool price of $free.


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Magic Touch: Wizard for Hire is one of those advanced twitch games. You control a wizard (what, the name didn’t give that away?) that uses spells to eliminate enemies that are floating down at you. Each enemy has a balloon with a shape on it. In order to pop that balloon and bring the enemy crashing down to earth, you must draw the shape before they land. As you might expect, the game starts slow enough, with just a single enemy on screen at a time. But don’t worry, soon enough you’ll get your fingers in a not trying to perform all the swipes and swishes required. The enemies themselves also scale up, in addition to the single spell ones, you also get enemies with a series of maneuvers to accomplish to bring down, or bosses with particularly complicated swipes.

Magic Touch: Wizard for Hire is free on the App Store.


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I’m gonna have a tough time explaining this one. You…play a sheep…on a circular train track…with a cannon. What do you do with that cannon? Knock down wooden structures, of course. Your staging area is the inside of your train track wherein ever more complicated structures pop out of the floor for you to knock down with your limited amount of cannon ammo. As you collect coins for doing your deed and accomplishing various challenges, you can purchase power ups, more skilled sheep, and fancier vehicles.

Check out Block Amok on the App Store.


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Okay? Okay. Okay? is a fantastically simple, intriguing, and yet frustratingly difficult. The premise is simple: fling a ball around the field and bounce off of every white object before the ball flies off the edges of your screen. But as you might expect, a simple premise equals some very difficult times ahead. You play with a single finger, touch to place the ball, drag to set the direction, and hope your planned path is the right one, touching every element you need. Two additions I was happy to see in this game that many (most) similar games often lack: you can cancel your shot by dragging back to your ball’s origin, and a 90º lock for directions, which means you can direct your ball perfectly vertical or horizontal.

Okay? is free on the App Store.


Alto’s Adventurealto

I saved the best for last: Alto’s Adventure. This author has already sunk far more time than he is willing to admit in the few days since Alto’s Adventure was released to the world. You start out in the game playing as Alto, an avid skier who is trying to get his llamas back. With a single tap, you jump and flip as you ski down slopes littered with obstacles, creatures, and power ups. The most compelling reason that Alto’s Adventure keeps you coming back time and time again is the leveling system. Each level requires you complete three challenges during your trip down the mountain, and as you gain levels, you unlock more playable characters with unique skills. Alto’s Adventure also happens to be one of the most gorgeous games out today, rivaling the lauded Monument Valley in terms of sheer beauty, and near-perfect performance and playability.

Alto’s Adventure is $1.99 on the App Store, and it’s worth that price many times over.

Five Products That Are Way Too High Tech

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Technology these days has invaded almost every part of our lives, whether we like it or not. Even our refrigerators are WiFi enabled. But it seems as though some device manufacturers have gotten a little too trigger happy when it comes to creating products that follow this trend. Some things probably don’t need to be “connected” or high-tech. This author personally feels that the following items definitely fit comfortably in that category. Let’s do it: [Read more…]

Top Five Sports Score Apps for iPhone 6

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The major sports seasons are upon us: The last day of the World Series is today (October 29th), the basketball season has just begun, and NFL is well underway. So of course you need an app that will keep you up to date on your favorite franchises. DailyAppStore has round up the best iPhone apps that get you the most important scores and team updates right in your pocket. Check the apps out below: [Read more…]

Top 5 Car Mounts for Galaxy Note 4

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The heyday of dedicated GPS navigation (and their generally bad maps and directions) devices is long gone, but people still need to find where they’re going, right? With constant data connections, and up-to-the-minute accurate maps and traffic detection, the modern smartphone is probably the easiest way to get where you’re going. But you want to stay safe (and legal) while using navigation hands-free. DailyAppShow has found the most convenient ways to get your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 visible, secure, and away from your hands so that you can concentrate on driving.


iOttie Easy One Touch

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  • Easy one touch mounting system locks and releases the device with just a push of a finger
  • Super sticky gel pad sticks securely to most surfaces (including textured surfaces), yet is still easily removable
  • New telescopic arm adds 2 inches to allow for closer device viewing
  • Two step locking lever provides additional mounting support for multiple surfaces

Koomus Vent Mount

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  • Stretchable clamp can hold from 1.5″ to 3.5″ wide
  • Full 360 degree rotatable, can be mounted with any thick or thin protective cases on it
  • Easy mount using Push in Technology
  • Can be tilted to create optimal angle at eye level view
  • Compatible with all Samsung Galaxy and all other smartphones

Cellet Phone Holder

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  • Easy expandable back button helps securely accommodate the size of your smartphone
  • Heavy duty arms with 360 rotation capability allow flexibility
  • Extra-large suction cup with lock button conveniently attaches to dashboard, windshield or any other smooth surface and easily removable
  • Effortless maintenance of suction cup by wiping with a damp cloth
  • Holder with sponge pads can hold devices up to 3.5 inches wide

Mountek nGroove

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  • Firmly and safely mounts cell phones and other devices
  • Comes already assembled and ready to use with a strong, sturdy grip thanks to rubber-reinforced insertion blade. Super-tight but simple blade system involves just a thumbscrew and tightening wheel
  • Insert directly into a front-loading CD player slot and still easily control your device from the driver”s seat. Or insert into a dashboard groove to keep your CD player accessible. No suction cups, no clips, no screw, no glue
  • Sophisticated ball joint adapter allows for fine-tuning your display angle for maximum viewing comfort while driving

AmazonBasics Windshield and Dash Mount

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  • Super strong suction
  • Fits Any Smartphone or GPS
  • Fits Tablets up to 10″
  • Compatible with Skins and Cases
  • No tools required
  • Easy to install

Spooky Zombie Games for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

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Halloween is coming, and so is the apocalypse! So obviously the best way to prepare is by playing zombie-centric games on your iPhone, right? Right. Check out the best free zombie games that the App Store has on offer right now in DailyAppShow’s Top Five:

 



Into the Deadintothedead

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In a world overrun with the Dead, you have survived… but for how long? Into the Dead throws you into the gruesome world of the zombie apocalypse where there are no second chances. Do what you have to in order to stay alive, keep moving as fast as you can, and protect yourself by any means necessary. When the Dead are rising, run!

 



SAS: Zombie Assault 3sas

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Elite SAS operatives handle the darkest missions, the worst hot zones – things we are not meant to know. Inserted without backup, either alone or as a 4 person squad, you will be sought by the walking dead, by hordes of unspeakable numbers. Your only option – paint the ground with every last one of them.

 



Dead Effectdeadeffect

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Grab your phone/tablet, get in control and bring infected horrors down. Your interface is zombie-shooting ready. An epic single player campaign awaits you with more than 5 hours of story gameplay. Space is cold and full of horrors. Throughout the campaign you will find new weapons and money to upgrade your armory. Discover the mysteries of the ESS Meridian, and wander around its impressive environments with intense background music.

 



Zombie Diary 2: Evolution
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The war between humans and zombies continues. So many heroes have already fallen, but you’ve managed to survive. Don’t pat yourself on the back just yet because danger is around every corner. You need to do all you can to resist the walking dead and rescue as many survivors as possible. It’s a brand new gaming experience that’s unlike anything you’ve played before!

 



Minigore 2: Zombies
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You must help John Gore fight his way through sunny lakes, graveyards and freezing plains into a stormy forest. The legendary Metusalem has brought to life murderous chefs, giant lumberjacks, killer penguins, a single moose and the entire undead army of the Cossack General.

 

Prepare for the Apocalypse With These Free Zombie Games for Android

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Halloween is coming, and so is the apocalypse! So obviously the best way to prepare is by playing zombie-centric games on your android device, right? Right. Check out the best free zombie games that the Play Store has on offer right now in DailyAppShow’s Top Five:

 



Into the Deadintothedead

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In a world overrun with the Dead, you have survived… but for how long? Into the Dead throws you into the gruesome world of the zombie apocalypse where there are no second chances. Do what you have to in order to stay alive, keep moving as fast as you can, and protect yourself by any means necessary. When the Dead are rising, run!

 



SAS: Zombie Assault 3sas

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Elite SAS operatives handle the darkest missions, the worst hot zones – things we are not meant to know. Inserted without backup, either alone or as a 4 person squad, you will be sought by the walking dead, by hordes of unspeakable numbers. Your only option – paint the ground with every last one of them.

 



Dead Effectdeadeffect

deadeffect

Grab your phone/tablet, get in control and bring infected horrors down. Your interface is zombie-shooting ready. An epic single player campaign awaits you with more than 5 hours of story gameplay. Space is cold and full of horrors. Throughout the campaign you will find new weapons and money to upgrade your armory. Discover the mysteries of the ESS Meridian, and wander around its impressive environments with intense background music.

 



Zombie Diary 2: Evolutionzombiediary2

zombiediary

The war between humans and zombies continues. So many heroes have already fallen, but you’ve managed to survive. Don’t pat yourself on the back just yet because danger is around every corner. You need to do all you can to resist the walking dead and rescue as many survivors as possible. It’s a brand new gaming experience that’s unlike anything you’ve played before!

 



Minigore 2: Zombiesminigore

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You must help John Gore fight his way through sunny lakes, graveyards and freezing plains into a stormy forest. The legendary Metusalem has brought to life murderous chefs, giant lumberjacks, killer penguins, a single moose and the entire undead army of the Cossack General.

 

Top 5 Bluetooth Speakers for iPhone

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Audio reproduction has not always been synonymous with portability. For a long time, playing music meant big speakers, lots of cabling, and constant connections to power. These days, with advanced battery and connectivity technologies, most people can continue to rock out with great audio quality while on the go. DailyAppShow has found some of the best, most portable, and highest quality devices for portable bluetooth audio. Check them out below:


Anker A7908

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From the company that has recently come out on top for mobile battery packs, Anker has recently been making speakers, and they’re a hit. Their flagship model has seen rave reviews, and packs a big punch for a very modestly priced product. At only $40, the bluetooth-enabled speakers comes in three colors, provides 20w of output, and has an impressive 15-20 hour playback time on a single charge. Also comes with a 3.5mm port to plug in your other audio devices, and even has a microphone so that you can use it as a speaker phone.


Photive HYDRA

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For you shower singers, the Photive HYDRA lets you keep rocking with protection against water and dust. With controls for both volume and playback, you can keep your iPhone or iPod well away from the water while continuing to listen to your audio. The HYDRA has bluetooth 4.0 connectivity, so that you save battery life on both ends of the connection, and provides up to 8 hours of playback time. And the rugged build means less worrying about scratches and bumps.


Boombotix REX

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With high quality acoustic and industrial design, a noise-canceling microphone, Siri/voice-control integration and a built-in clip, the Boombot REX allows you to stay rocking while keeping your phone safely in your pocket. The Boombot REX seamlessly connects to iPods, smartphones, tablets, and laptops. With the top-mounted buttons on the Boombot REX, you can quickly changes tracks, play/pause, and answer, end, or deny phone calls on the fly. The REX integrates a belt clip that connects to your belt, bag, or bike so that you don’t lose out while on the go.


Cambridge SoundWorks Oontz

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The name of this bluetooth speaker makes a promise that the product completely delivers. The Oontz is a complete bluetooth speaker package full of awesome and useful features. You get tons of volume to for big areas (like your back yard) with no distortion and lots of bass, complete playback and volume controls, speaker phone capabilities, 3.5mm audio jack, ten hours of playback, and even a USB port to charge your devices.


Pyle Sunblast

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If you’re looking for something that will continue to rock no matter where you are, Pyle’s Sunblast bluetooth speaker could be the right fit. This Speaker is not only waterproof, but solar powered as well, so that you can keep going for up to ten hours on a single charge. The unique design has a built in handle for great portability, and includes speaker phone capability.

Top Fitness Accessories For iPhone 6

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The iPhone has become a multifunctional computer that can be used in a zillion ways. The fact that it fits in your pocket is a part of what makes iPhones and smartphones so versatile and useful. One of the most popular uses of this portable super computer is health and fitness tracking. Apple realized this a few years ago and has since been aiding in developing technologies further for even better tracking of health and fitness data. Nowadays, one can combine the iPhone with a myriad number of accessories together to create a holistic view of all that data so you can continue to improve in any area you want. DailyAppShow has selected a few of the most useful and high quality iPhone compatible health and fitness accessories below:

 



FitBit Flex

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The Fitbit Flex fits a lot of cool tech in a minuscule package. This wrist-mounted bluetooth enabled device keeps track of step count and movement with a nifty 5 LED screen that shows you how far you’ve gotten to your step count. With Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy, the Flex keeps going for up to five days. Once you sync with the FitBit app on your iPhone, you can see stats like your step count by day, week, and month, how long you’ve been active, and more. The Flex even has a sleep tracking mode, so that you can track and optimize how well you sleep, and you can set a vibration alarm so that you’re gently woken up. I wear the FitBit Flex everyday, and it works like a charm.



Withings Scale

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Having a scale is one thing, but having a digital wifi and bluetooth scale that keeps track of your weight, body fat percentage, and even the air quality in your home is a wholly different thing. The Withings Scale does all that and more. With a handsome design that will fit in with any decor, the Withings Scale automatically syncs all it’s data to your phone via bluetooth and wifi, so you will always be able to keep a close eye on your fitness goals.



Belkin Slim-Fit Plus Armband

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Few things are more annoying than an iPhone waving around in your pocket while you’re running or cycling. That’s why you need a way to keep your iPhone safe and secure when you’re out getting sweaty. Belkin provides just this functionality in their Slim-Fit Plus armband. Slip your iPhone 6 into the armband, strap it to your arm and you’ll be good to go. The comfortable band will fit practically any arm (Mr. Universe competitors might have to look elsewhere though), and the cord keeper is perfect for tucking in your extra headphone wire.



JayBird BlueBuds Bluetooth Headphones

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If you are like me and you love listening to music (and a virtual coach) while running, but hate that wire flapping all over and getting caught in stuff, JayBird’s BlueBuds are a solution to our problems. These bluetooth headphones have a surprisingly small form factor that keeps you looking like a dork, secure fit cushions that keep these buds in your ears, a custom Bluetooth codec for high quality audio that doesn’t lose connection, and even a lifetime warranty against sweat.



Wahoo TICKR Heart Rate Monitor

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The TICKR RUN, with real-time heart rate monitoring and advanced motion analytics, is the ultimate training tool for serious runners. When paired with the Wahoo Fitness App, the TICKR RUN offers Wahoo’s Running Smoothness to help you improve your individual running form and become a stronger runner, and Burn & Burst Heart Rate Training Programs to shed pounds and improve performance.



RunKeeper

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RunKeeper is the simplest way to improve fitness, whether you’re just deciding to get off the couch for a 5k, biking every day, or deep into marathon training. RunKeeper also plays nice with all of the previous devices, so that you can get all of your health and fitness data in one place.

Level Up Your Kitchen Prowess With These Apps

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Turkey Day cometh. Make sure you’re prepared to make and serve and awesome Thanksgiving feast with the most useful kitchen apps. Or maybe you have a date coming up and you want to make a delicious homemade meal, but you don’t know where to start. Check out DailyAppShow’s guide to the top apps for improving (or maybe improvising) your kitchen and cooking.

 



Grocery iQ
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Grocery iQ makes shopping quick and easy with the features you expect from the #1 grocery shopping list app. Build lists from the extensive product database using text, barcode, or voice search, sync and share lists with other devices and the GroceryiQ.com website, find related coupons and more.

 



Yummly
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Featured on the Today Show and used by millions, Yummly puts every recipe in the world in your pocket. The most powerful recipe search, the recipe sites you love, your digital recipe box, recipe recommendations just for you, and a smart shopping list – all with you wherever you go.

 



Timeless
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A timer is a must for any kitchen, but often a single timer won’t do (just ask anyone in charge of a Thanksgiving dinner). Timeless is a countdown timer and stopwatch application that combines a very simple and fast interface with powerful features like multiple timers, labeling, gesture based controls, Focus mode and color themes.

 



Cups!
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Cups allows you to convert between weight and volume in a few finger taps. Simply select the ingredient, the origin and the desired unit of measure. Then, slide to reach the weight you wish to convert too and you are done!

 



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Have you ever found yourself halfway through a recipe only to discover that you’re missing an ingredient? It happens, and when it does, don’t panic and launch Substitutions. The app not only helps you find alternatives for ingredients you’re missing, but also substitutes for foods that you might have allergies to, or things you’re trying to avoid like carbs or salt. If you cook for multiple people with any regularity, Substitutions is a must-have for your app pantry.