GO SMS Pro review

GO SMS Pro enables you to connect with friends through SMS texts via standard service or Internet connection. With tools not found in default messaging applications and a basic, streamlined design, GO SMS is a viable alternative and upgrade to your standard messaging application.

Pros

Plenty of tools: GO SMS Pro does more than basic messaging. You can lock the application for safety reasons and establish a privacy box to hide away secret messages. We found the SMS Blocker performed perfectly in our tests when blocking by keyword or phone number.

Good layout: The bright design and well-designed layout make … Read more

Sudoku review

Sudoku presents the classic game in a digital format that's accessible and attractive, making it easy to take your puzzles with you wherever you go. Through the app's intuitive interface, you can play as many puzzles as you want of various levels of difficulty, and you can see how you stack up against your friends and fellow players through Game Center.

Pros

Note mode: Since this app scores you based on how many mistakes you make in number placement, you can't randomly try numbers in game mode to see what fits. Fortunately, you can switch any time … Read more

Fifa 14 by EA Sports review

Fifa 14 by EA Sports gives you the chance to create your own dream team led by one of the game's current superstars. You can mix and match players to get the best possible team chemistry, and then start working your way up through the ranks until you reach the top level of competition.

Pros

Control options: When it comes to controlling your players in this game, you have several options to choose from. If you favor the pure touchscreen experience, there are various gestures you can use to get your players to pass, sprint, shoot, and tackle. Or … Read more

Into the Dead review

Into the Dead transports you to a world filled with the walking dead where you have to keep moving to stay out of their grasp. As the ghostly apparitions come at you, out of the fog, you have to dodge left and right to keep going or gun them down in their tracks before they can grab you and take you down with them.

Pros

Controller options: Surviving in this game is all about being quick as you dodge oncoming zombies, which is why it's so nice to have your choice of controller configuration to facilitate this movement. You … Read more

Jetpack Joyride review

Jetpack Joyride is an endless flying game that features a continuous stream of new obstacles to overcome while you collect better and better jetpacks. There's always a new surprise waiting just off the screen in this game, and you'll find it hard to put down if for no other reason than you want to see what's coming next.

Pros

Obstacle variation: The continuous variation in the layout of the levels in this game and the placement and nature of the obstacles you face set it apart from most other games in its category. The graphics also are … Read more

Letterpress Word Game review

Letterpress Word Game lets you challenge your friends or other random players to see what kinds of words you can each find in a 5x5 grid. Take turns capturing tiles and squeezing out words until there are no more moves left to make, and then find out who tallied the most points.

Pros

Nice interface: This app's appearance is clean and minimalist, with the letter grid dominating most of the screen, and two happy faces at the top identifying your score and your opponent's score. To pick a word, just tap on the letters you want to use (… Read more

Orbit1 review

Orbit1 is a streamlined yet challenging game in which you have to guide your space ship in orbit while collecting orbs and avoiding obstacles. Whether you want to kill time on your own or have some fun with friends, this game is a great way to do it.

Pros

Player options: This game offers options for between one and four players to play. And unlike many games, it's just as enjoyable no matter how many players you have.

Good interface: The controls for this game include just one button that you use to guide your ship as it orbits … Read more

Outwitters review

Outwitters is a strategy game that challenges you to advance across the board to try and destroy your enemy's base. You command an army made up of cute little characters that each have their strengths and weaknesses, and you have to make sure they're each in the right place at the right time to counteract your opponent's movements.

Pros

Rules and tutorial: If you're new to the game, you'll find a complete write-out of the rules, as well as a thorough tutorial to help you get a feel for how it all comes together. The … Read more

Pitfall review

Pitfall challenges you to guide your runner through the jungle, all the while avoiding obstacles and collecting as much treasure as you can. You'll find the hours melting away as you lose yourself in this challenging and invigorating endless running game.

Pros

Variation: This game takes the basic endless running game and adds a few twists of its own. For instance, there are plenty of different obstacles to overcome and landscapes to run through. Plus, your perspective changes at different points, which adds an extra layer of challenge to the task of guiding your character safely.

Fast-paced: Everything comes … Read more

Poker by Zynga review

Poker by Zynga gives you access to an almost limitless number of Texas Hold 'Em tables, as well as some other bonus games. You can choose to settle in at a table for the long haul, enter a tournament, or just play quick and easy. But no matter what you choose, you're sure to get hooked quickly.

Pros

Skill builder: While the game pretty much throws you right in to the cutthroat world of Texas Hold 'Em, it's a great way to build up your skills in the game quickly. And since there are so many ways to … Read more