This Week's Best iPhone Apps

In this week's tragically undersupported app roundup: Unicorns, summoned! Bing, Bunged! Human beings, shot to death! Fancy cars, fancily raced! Food quanities, measured relatively! Everything, copied and pasted! Keyboards, questionably revolutionized! And more...

The Apps

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Honorable Mentions

Raytheon: This is a company that's actively developing iPhone apps for military field use; that they're making a Flight Control-esque iPhone game for us civvies is compelling, for sure. Alas, this app does not exist yet.

The Santa Game: Because it's Christmas, y'all! Almost! And also because navigating a disembodied Santa head out of these mazes is pretty fun.

Avatar: It's a massive third-person adventure game that is absolutely worth a look if James Cameron's new HYPERFILM piques your interest. But really, your $10 should be going toward an IMAX ticket this weekend—save this one for after the initial joy and or/headache has dissipated.

Lou Zoom: Lou Reed—yes, that Lou Reed—made an iPhone app for people with vision problems who have trouble seeing their contact list, or for people who really enjoy massive typography.

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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. Have a great weekend, everybody!