The Best Comic Reader App for Android

Reading comics, particularly on tablets, is a delightful use of bright, vivid touchscreens. If you're a heavy reader and want to bring your own files, Astonishing Comic Reader is a relative newcomer with a ton of slick features. » 2/11/15 10:00am 2/11/15 10:00am

Bloom

Generative, ambient music by Brian Eno. If I need to say more, it's also a mini-sequencer: Drop your finger on the liquidy pastel screen, play a note, make simple loops. Music For Airports that you can make yourself. In an airport, even. » 9/01/09 12:56pm 9/01/09 12:56pm

Brain Exercise with Dr. Kawashima

A lot of people buy Nintendo DSes for the sole purpose of having those Dr. Kawashima-approved brain-training games at hand. With this app, you get the exact same mind-juicing benefits for a few bucks, on hardware you already carry. » 9/01/09 12:55pm 9/01/09 12:55pm

Camera Plus Pro

There's a lot of overlap in camera apps, so interface and novel features are generally what determine the best. (I like Snapture.) But Camera Plus Pro, already a great alternative camera app, now records video, which it competitors generally don't. » 9/01/09 12:53pm 9/01/09 12:53pm

Chase Mobile

OK, very cool for Chase customers, not quite as cool for everyone else, but the latest update to Chase's app lets you take deposit checks by snapping pictures of them with your iPhone. » 9/01/09 12:53pm 9/01/09 12:53pm

Diacarta

I imagine there's a huge group of people, like me, who don't keep fastidious hour-to-hour calendars on Google or Outlook or whatever but whose days could benefit from a little more organization. » 9/01/09 12:51pm 9/01/09 12:51pm