The mystery of Asian apps that went viral

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There‚Äôs an interesting phenomenon that I noticed recently. Unlocalized Asian apps have been going viral in the United States. Users are curious enough about the apps that they're poking around blindly to figure out how things work. A few weeks ago, we saw the Chinese-made MyIdol take the US by storm. The app let users… Continue reading The mystery of Asian apps that went viral

App of the day: Tiny Tower

After hearing good things about Tiny Tower and seeing developer NimbleBit's response to Zynga ripping them off, I decided to see what all the hype was about. I had no idea what type of game Tiny Tower was but after a few minutes, I was reminded of games like We Rule and Farmville. The premise… Continue reading App of the day: Tiny Tower

App of the day: Puzzlejuice

I came across this app while watching one of my favorite podcasts, The Totally Rad Show. Jeff was showing off a new game he found on iOS called Puzzlejuice. When I listened to Jeff's description of this game, my mind was immediately blown. Puzzlejuice combines Tetris, Bejeweled, and Scrabble into one game. It was on… Continue reading App of the day: Puzzlejuice