Reckless Racing: The recently released, top-down racing game just missed our App Battle but it definitely would have placed had we gotten our hands on it sooner. Even though the game is played from a bird's eye view, the graphics are stellar and it's pretty damn addictive. Just watch the game trailer and you'll be hooked. $2.99 When people argue that smartphones are on the level with Playstation or DS portable as gaming… Read more Read more
Documents to Go 3.0: It's a free update for Docs to Go users and $15 for those who've yet to pay up. Docs to Go 3.0 brings a brand new interface that looks great. It also offers Google Docs support, a better file browser, and desktop syncing. If you need to handle documents and Office-type files on the go, Docs to Go gives more features and does it better than the competition. $14.99
Yahoo! Fantasy Basketball (and hockey): Fantasy Basketball may be small time compared to its Football and Baseball cousins but for hardcore basketball fans like myself, it's equally important. I, along with millions of users, use Yahoo! to host my leagues and with its Android app, I can keep track of matchups, standings and add/drop players. It's a little cumbersome to edit your lineups and it's pretty much a carbon copy of the mobile web interface, but I'll take it over nothing. Hopefully, updates can bring it on par with the Fantasy Football app.
On The Fly: The best way to book flights is to stick with one airline and fly the hell out of them. The second best way? Compare flight costs against every airline and go for the cheapest option everytime. On The Fly does that second best way really well. Basically you plug in your flight info (dates, times, airports) and it'll spit back a neat and tidy chart with all the airlines that meets your requests. The downside is that after all that comparison shopping, you'll have to book the ticket with the airline itself as On The Fly doesn't provide a booking service.
Winamp: WTF, Winamp? It's still alive! Winamp brings me back to teenage memories of listening to music downloaded from Napster, 56k modems, and beige boxes. Sam I am Biddle, fondly remembers his Winamp days too but says the Android app (still in beta) is much improved: