App Reviews

With hundreds of thousands of smartphones apps available, how do you know what the best app to download from the Google Play (formally known as Android Market), BlackBerry World, or Windows Phone Store? Wirefly reviews the best smartphone apps for productivity and personalization of your smartphone. And, of course, we’ll tell you which games are more fun.

Most Recent App Reviews

Bubble Blast St. Patrick's Day Edition

March 12, 2014 | by Tracy Lewis

Bubble Blast St. Patrick's Day is about more than just popping bubbles. It is about creating chain reactions to pop the given items. In the St. Patrick's Day version you can select what festive item you want pop. You can choose from pots of gold, shamrocks, Irish hats, or balloons. Once you choose the item you want to pop it is on to creating a chain reaction to pop and eliminate all of the pictures on the screen with the given amount of moves. Once you run out of moves, or touches as they are called in the game, you can retry the level or get a hint. The app will allow for only one hint in a 24 hour period, but you can retry over and over again with no maximum amount of attempts. Each of the 3500 levels is different and varies in difficulty.

This app is available for both... read more

Test Your Memory St. Patrick's Day Style

March 12, 2014 | by Tracy Lewis

As a kid I loved to play the game Memory and now I play it with my little ones. Having an on-the-go version is great. Memory St. Patrick's Day is free and available in the Google Play Store for your Android Devices. The game play is simple, just find the matching pictures.

In the settings you can change the style of play a little bit by turning off the timer or eliminating the match-time bonus. The match-time bonus adds 5 seconds each time you make a match. To make the game more... read more

Decorate Your Photos With St. Patrick's Day Graphics

March 11, 2014 | by Tracy Lewis

 Get into the spirit of St. Patrick's Day by decorating the photos you take with your smartphone with FUN themed graphics. You can either take new photos or use the ones you already have saved on your phone. All you have to do is choose a picture and then select one of the many embellishments available. You can add festive food, pots of gold, shamrocks, green hats, and many more.

 Once you choose the embellishment you can then change the size and then position it to create unique and amusing photos of your friends and family.  The screen icons make adjusting the graphics really easy.

When you are done customizing the picture, make sure to save it and send it to your friends through text or email or share on... read more

Eat, Drink, And Be Irish With St. Patrick's Day Recipes

March 10, 2014 | by Tracy Lewis

When I think of Irish food I immediately think of corned beef and cabbage, Shepard's pie, and green beer. The green beer I think I can figure out on my own, but I needed a little help with the others. The St. Patrick's Recipe App has an assortment of Irish inspired recipes to help you plan you St. Patrick's Day feast. The list of recipes includes main dishes, sides, and desserts. The list is not very long, but covers all the basics like Irish Soda Bread, Creamed Cabbage, and Guinness Corned Beef. Included in each recipe is the full ingredient list and step by step instructions. There is also estimated prep and cooks times so you know what you are getting yourself into before you begin. The recipes also contain the basic nutritional values of the recipe. Calories, grams of fat, sodium,... read more

Help, I Can't Wake Up!

March 06, 2014 | by Tracy Lewis

Daylight Savings time happens this weekend. In the spring, the U.S. springs forward and this unfortunately means that we lose an hour. Whether you consider it a lost hour of sleep, quality time with family, or work any way you look at it we lose an hour of precious weekend time.

The lost hour of sleep is going to make it even more difficult for you to wake up come Monday morning. The I Can't Wake Up app is the perfect app to make sure that you don't push the snooze one too many times. You actually have the option to select how many times you can choose to snooze or if you can even snooze at all. This app doesn't just play your favorite song as the alarm or have some annoying buzzer, it challenges your brain to "wake it up." You can choose from things like completing math... read more

IRS2Go Lets You Check Your Refund Status From Anywhere

March 05, 2014 | by Tracy Lewis

The IRS2Go app was developed by the IRS to aid you in multiple ways. It allows you to quickly check your refund status. To check the status you only need to enter 3 pieces of information your social security number, filing status, and refund amount. You can also access previous years' tax records to compare information. In the Stay Connected section you have the option to follow the IRS on twitter and watch their videos on Youtube. The YouTube Videos provide tutorials and information in both English and American Sign Language. IRS phone numbers of many divisions for individuals and businesses... read more

Cleaner For Android Smartphones

Start Your Spring Cleaning On Your Smartphone!

March 03, 2014 | by Michele Farlow

It's officially March and that means Spring is right around the corner. We all know Spring brings the ever popular Spring cleaning fever. Before you start cleaning every room of your home, why not start with something a lot easier. Download the Cleaner app on your Android smartphone now and begin the cleaning process. This free app allows you to clear your cache, free up memory, clear browser history, and more. That means more space to take photos, download music and apps, and super fast browsing speeds. Now that is... read more

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