October 29, 2013
Staff App Pick: Wordament

The beauty of this game is that you are competing with everyone else who wants to play – a new game starts roughly every three minutes – you join in when you want and you drop off whenever you feel like it.

October 15, 2013
Staff App Pick: Front Desk Magazine

Planning a recent group meeting in Chicago, this week’s author discovered Modern Luxury’s FrontDesk Windows 8 app – a monthly publication that shows you what’s happening in Chicago that month. It’s organized like a magazine with Shopping, Restaurants, and the not-to-be-missed Secret Chicago.

October 11, 2013
Three ‘Angry Birds’ games updated for Windows Phone users

Since the release of “Angry Birds” fans have flocked to the original slingshot game and its spinoffs, and now Friday’s updates to “Angry Birds,” “Angry Birds Space” and “Angry Birds Star Wars” give you extra levels, new props and jumping Ewoks!

October 8, 2013
Staff App Pick: Preggie Pals

Preggie Pals is an awesome community and podcast for a busy mom-to-be, and it’s available now for listening ease on both Windows 8 and Windows Phone. The app gives you quick on-the-go access to pregnancy information & education.

October 3, 2013
App of the Week: The puck stops with CBC Hockey for Windows 8

The CBC Hockey app for Windows 8 is a must-have for hockey fans. It combines the essentials you’d expect – scores, standings, game recaps – with lots of extras, including news articles, feature stories, and plenty of great video featuring the legendary and always stylish Don Cherry.

October 1, 2013
Staff App Pick: Allrecipes

Not only does Allrecipes allow you to search thousands of recipes dynamically by preferred ingredients (chicken, for example) or dietary preferences (such as low-fat) — it also allows you to store all your favorite recipes into a single location using my Allrecipes account. And because the recipes have user ratings and feedback, you can see what others are saying about the meal before you cook it.