Here are five Fresh iPhone Apps worth tapping into today.
Every year, the South by Southwest Conference in Austin expands its influence as the most culturally relevant festival in North America. With five weeks and counting before all the fun, two new iPhone apps are available to prepare for and document all the music, films and demos taking place. For scheduling and event information, download the free my.SXSW app. For deeper information about the musicians, filmmakers, and visionaries who that rock the city limits of Austin each year download SXSW Play - Music, Film, Interactive (also free).
How good are you at predicting who or which movie will take home an Oscars award? Confident enough to test your picks on a virtual stock market? That's the challenge of L.A. Times' "The Envelope". The free iPhone app lets you compete against users like you as well as L.A. Times' critics Kenneth Turan and Betsy Sharkey.
3. Ninja Ville
Who among us doesn't enjoy accumulating a lot of SUPER points while chasing down a bunch of Ninjas? Now, for $1.99, Ninja Ville will test you skills while also serving as a fun and safe game to play with kids.
Will call this ffree app a value-added commercial for Coca-Cola and the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, which begin later this month. Get your Team USA groove on by playing cowbells and blowing Airhorns.
It won't take you long to realize how this 99-cent app and arcade game will hypnotize. Shooting Star Panic is a simple and addictive tilt game that challenges you to catch stars that will match your color.