This week has been dominated by Flappy Bird, the seminal new app that has been resulting in broken phones and tablets. Vine has been exploding with rage quits and Youtube has had lots of videos of people doing really well. Today, we look at the best new apps of the week.
Flappy Bird – The basic premise of the game is simple: keep your bird aloft and guide it between a series of pipes for as long as you can. For each pipe you safely negotiate you get one point. Hitting a pipe or running aground ends the game. That’s it.
Tuned In – We all love TV. Share what you love about it using this app for the chance to appear on national television. Download the Tuned In app and watch TV on February 6 starting at 8:58PM EST to follow the instructions in a unique real-time interactive TV experience launching the app. The app will activate on February 6 prior to the interactive event and remain active afterward for anytime use.
Scrap Tank – In a world dominated by sinister robots, take control of the Scrap Tank and take the fight to them! Battle your way through the metal onslaught using an impressive array of hi-tech weapons. Do you have what it takes to survive against endless hordes of tanks, jets, airstrikes, missiles, helicopters and kamikaze bots?
Restaurant Story: Valentine’s – The #1 FREE virtual restaurant game returns with Restaurant Story: Valentine’s Day!
Decorate a Restaurant to celebrate the Valentine’s Day holiday, and share with your friends! Impress your customers with fun, delicious decorations and tasty romantic treats! Leave them coming back for more and bringing their loved ones to stuff their appetites this Valentine’s Day.
Minigore 2: Zombies – Minigore 2 is an award-winning action game starring Egoraptor! Dual-stick shooter masterpiece from the creators of Ice Rage, KingHunt and Bike Baron.
You must help John Gore fight his way through sunny lakes, graveyards and freezing plains into a stormy forest. The legendary Metusalem has brought to life murderous chefs, giant lumberjacks, killer penguins, a single moose and the entire undead army of the Cossack General.
Olympic TV – Olympic.tv App, using the Olympic Video Player (OVP), is an exciting live video service, enabling users to watch live and on-demand video of all competition sessions at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games (live competition during Feb. 6, 2014 – Feb. 23 2014).
Animal Zoo – help animals – Wow， so many species of lovely animals are in the zoo! But what makes it really strange is that those adorable animals are all look so downhearted! Oops! Some of them are starving while some of them are ill. Let’s help those little poor things to regain vitality.
Nexercise = fun weight loss – Best app ever. This is one of the best motivation apps to date. I am constantly trying to get more xp then my friends and I got to say, It’s fun! Since I have been using this app I have lost a total of 24+ pounds and only need to lose about 20 more pounds! If you are having trouble losing weight than this app is great for you!”
Energy Bar – Adds a configurable Energy Bar at the top of your screen indicating current Battery level. And just when you think, such a simple bar can display such a crucial information, try plugging in your charger – you’ll be amazed by the details of the animation you’ll see. The pulsating animation and the bar together not only indicates the current Battery level but also how much has the Battery charged since you plugged in your charger.
Music Quiz – The world’s most popular music quiz has finally arrived in your country with content selected especially for your country ! The concept is simple. It’s just like ‘name that tune’: listen to the song extract and find the name of the song or artist! How many will you recognise?
Michael Kozlowski is the Editor in Chief of Good e-Reader. He has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the past ten years. His articles have been picked up by major and local news sources and websites such as the CBC, CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and the New York Times.