The Week in iPhone Apps: Rained Out Beach BumS

I'm stuck indoors. First it was the Swine Flu, and now it's raining. Oh well, I'm still going to equip my iPhone with apps that'll be perfect for when the world is safer and warmer.

The Week in iPhone Apps: Rained Out Beach Bum

Doodle Jump: Kind of like a backwards Fall Down (calculator game) meets Space Invaders, this application is another mindless, yet quite addicting, game where your objective is to jump to the highest spot in the universe. Moreover, you can also compete with people around the globe, all for $1.

The Week in iPhone Apps: Rained Out Beach BumS

Hottie Detector: Maybe you're drunk at a bar with lower inhibitions, or you're looking to knock down a few egos, or even prove to your friends how hot a chick is, this hottie meter will analyze how hot that hottie truly is on the spot. $1 for your lack of judgement.

The Week in iPhone Apps: Rained Out Beach BumS

Trivial Pursuit: Once just a hot board game played with family and friends, Trivial Pursuit became a confusing TV game show, hosted by Peter Brady in the flesh. If you're not into shouting at the TV or you think board games are too old-school, this app puts the old game on a new platform with 1,000 new questions and better graphics. $5.

The Week in iPhone Apps: Rained Out Beach Bum

Mock Draft: Get ready for the NFL season with this Mock Draft application, that'll let you become a general manager and scout the best college football players for your own all-star team. It's on sale only this week only for $2 (normally $5).

The Week in iPhone Apps: Rained Out Beach Bum

Radiation Passport: If you're looking for the best ways to potentially gain superpowers—or you're trying to avoid radioactive spiders and possibly cancer—this application will help you log and calculate your run-ins with radiation and estimate your cancer risks. Stay cancer free for $3.



This Week's App News On Giz:

Swine Flu Tracker iPhone App Allows You to Panic Anywhere

Morse-It iPhone App Makes Samuel Morse Proud on His Birthday

GV Mobile iPhone App Hands On

Apple Is Serious About Gaming: Steals Xbox Senior Director of Strategy

Perfect Cocaine Simulator Will Never Make It to the iPhone App Store

Reason #1 to Get Epicurious iPhone App: Entire Contents of big Yellow Cookbook

Grab the Ask a Ninja iPhone Game Now

iPhone Developers Threatening Apple Over Outrageous App Payment Delays

This list is in no way definitive. If you've spotted a great app that hit the store this week, give us a heads up or, better yet, your firsthand impressions in the comments. And for even more apps: see our previous weekly roundups here, and check out our Favorite iPhone Apps Directory and our original iPhone App Review Marathon. Have a good weekend everybody.