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

Time Square App Icon

A Front Row Seat To Watch The Ball Drop On New Year's Eve 2014

December 16, 2013 | by Scott Lewis

Have you ever dreamed about going to New York's Time Square to watch the ball drop on New Year's Eve? Your dream can become a reality without battling the hundreds of thousands of people and cold weather thanks to the Time Square Official Ball App.

The Time Square Official Ball App lets you stream the LIVE official show featuring musical performances, celebrity appearances, hourly countdowns and the midnight Ball Drop. With the most recent app update, the developer has included Twitter integration. This allows you to interact with other Twitter users without having to leave the Time Square Official Ball App. One of my favorite features is the ability to create a customized countdown clock for your own time zone. If you are on the west coast and want to celebrate when your local... read more

FlightView Free Flight Tracker

FlightView, Perfect For This Holiday Season

December 13, 2013 | by Jacqueline Bailey

The holiday season is here, which means beautiful snow and...delayed flights? Don't let bad weather ruin your holiday vacation. Wirefly is here to help.

FlightView is a Free Flight Tracker app that allows you to look at weather conditions all over the country and the status of flights from wherever you can imagine. But the best part is that you can log your next flight's information into the app and check up on it quickly and easily. 

Available in both the Google Play store and... read more

My Disney Experience App

Using My Disney Experience App Both In And Out Of The Park

December 13, 2013 | by Tracy Lewis

A Disney World vacation is a very memorable vacation for everyone and planning is a key part of making the most of your visit. The My Disney Experience app, available for Android and iOS, can help with a lot of the planning. After you link your resort reservation with the app, the app allows you to make dining reservations and FastPass+ selections before you even arrive. Maps of Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom, and both water parks Blizzard Beach, and Typhoon Lagoon are available all... read more

Spotify App Icon For Android And iOS Smartphones

Spotify Now FREE On Mobile: Listen To Your Favorite Music Anywhere!

December 12, 2013 | by Michele Farlow

The music industry is rapidly changing to keep up with technology and the way the world listens to their music. One major change that is really exciting is that Spotify will now allow users to listen to music on smartphones and tablets for FREE. In the past, you could listen to... read more

Cocktail Flow App

Let Your Smartphone Be Your Bartender

December 10, 2013 | by Tracy Lewis

Holiday parties are in full effect with the biggest one, New Year's Eve, right around the corner. The Cocktail Flow app can help make your party a success. The app allows you to select what spirits, liqueurs, and mixers you have on hand and will show you the drink possibilities using only what you have available. Once you select the cocktail you want to make, the screen will display the ingredients, measurements, and how to prepare it. You also have the option to search for recipes similar to the original one. If someone at the party requests something you are unfamiliar with, you can type it into the search bar. Sometimes you don't... read more

Dish Anywhere App

Watch TV On Your Phone With The DISH Anywhere App

December 05, 2013 | by Scott Lewis

Have you ever forgotten to setup a TV show or sporting event to record before going off to work or going out for the evening? Nothing is worse than missing your team or your favorite TV show. If you're a Dish Satellite TV subscriber, the Dish Anywhere app will put the power of your remote control on your Android or Apple smartphone or tablet.

The user-friendly interface on the Dish Anywhere app makes it easy to find your recordings, view your upcoming scheduled recordings, and delete shows you have already watched. Not to mention that if you are a subscriber to HBO, Cinemax, Epix, and many more channels, you will have access to thousands of On Demand movies and TV shows. If you are not currently using the On Demand feature on Dish, you are missing out and taking up room on your... read more

HBO Go App For Smartphones

HBO Go: Watch Your Favorite Shows On Your Smartphone!

December 05, 2013 | by Michele Farlow

HBO continues to be a strong premium network with great shows like True Blood and Boardwalk Empire to just name a few. On any given day you will see social media posts, news articles, and people talking about these shows and it really shows just how much of an impact this network has on us. Some of us (and yes I am one of them) cannot get enough of these shows as well as the shows that ended years back that we all love to watch over and over.

Well what's great is that with the HBO Go app we can now watch our favorite shows anywhere and at any time. If you are killing time you can just pull out your... read more

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