App of the Week

iOS App of the Week: Where's My Water? Featuring XYY

Disney Mobile's Where's My Water is the perfect example of a mobile game done right. A onetime fee of $1.99 nabs you a fun and addicting game without timers or money wasting in-app purchases. The same goes for its sequels and spin-offs Where’s My Water 2, Where’s My Perry? and Where’s My Mickey. If you're not wore out of the many Disney physics puzzlers, the company has released another Where's My Water game featuring the popular Chinese cartoon character, XYY.

Where's My Water? Featuring XYY

Where's My Water? Featuring XYY is another puzzle game that takes players through a medieval adventure through China. Instead of rerouting water to Swampy, XXY must use elements such as fire and oil to defeat the Big Bad Wolf. The game features more than 80 levels and the ability to find "ancient collectibles" to unlock extra levels.

iOS App of the Week: Morning Weather App

The popular iPad weather app, Morning, is now available for the iPhone. Morning by Tamper was selected by Apple as one of the best apps of 2013. It is a minimalist app designed to "make your routine easier" by allowing you to customize various "panels" for Weather, News, Stocks and so on.

Morning — Weather, To-Do, News, and more

Users can easily keep track of six categories at one time and select which category is featured front and center. Each category also features its own edit button and different customization options. For example, you can set the Weather panel to show you the high and low, humidity, wind speed and so on in a different country. The Time/Date category features a 24 hour clock, and the Reminders panel is capable of syncing to your device's Reminders app. The other panels include a Commute option for traffic updates, a daily Calendar, and a Countdown timer so you will never miss another appointment.

iOS App of the Week: Comedy Central

Comedy Central fans can now access episodes of all their favorite CC shows in one place. The Comedy Central app for iOS devices gives users access to over 10 programs plus original digital shorts. The best part about the app is that users can watch full episodes of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Colbert Report, South Park and @midnight without having to sign-in through a TV provider. However, other shows such as Tosh.0 and Workaholics do require a cable television subscription.

Comedy Central

The app offers full episodes of the CC's top television shows the day after they air, and it includes stand-up specials plus archives of older programs like Chappelle's Show and Futurama. It also better than watching clips of Colbert on Flipboard, and users can continue watching right where they left off if they pause or stop an episode.

iOS App of the Week: EZ-Sync FB - Sync Facebook Pictures to Contacts

EZ-Sync FB is a not an app that you will use a lot but it makes adding images to your contacts so simple that it is easily worth $0.99. The app does exactly what it promises, it adds all your Facebook friends' profile pictures to your Contacts app. This is a much faster way to add images to all your contact cards, especially for friends and family who you don't see that often.

EZ-Sync FB

The app easy to use, just open the app, log into your Facebook account and simply tap the sync button. The app will automatically match your Contacts with all your Facebook friends via their name. You can even manually match your friends who use different names on their Facebook profile, and restore your images to your last backup within the app itself.

iOS App of the Week: Square Cash - Easily Send and Request Money on Your iPhone

The money transferring app Square Cash has recently added the ability to request money from an individual or group using any iOS device. The new feature makes it easy for users to collect money from large groups such as fantasy football entry fees or dues for community clubs or events. It is also a good way to avoid awkward conversations with people who owe you money, an easy way to pay large group dinner bills, or a way for parents to transfer money to college students.

Square Cash

Using Square Cash is as easy as composing an email. Just open the app, select the amount of money you want to request or send, then add an email address, and Square Cash will do the rest. The money will be automatically deposited to your bank account within 1-2 business days after the recipients pay.


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