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#1 MrsDamonSalvatore

Posted 26 December 2012 - 03:07 PM

my PIL bought DH and I and Ipad for Xmas.

DH has no interest in it what so ever. i however, am LOVING  it.

can anyone suggest any cool preferably free apps that i can down load?

just things to keep me entetained original.gif

thanks!



#2 ubermum

Posted 26 December 2012 - 03:50 PM

Remote.

My bil has speakers hooked up outside on the deck that are conected to the computer. He was controling the volume and putting on music in his iTunes library using that app. My dd asked if he had "Diamonds" by Rihanna. He didn't so he downloaded it in the app store and put it on without leaving the deck. She thought it was waaaay cool.

Edited by ubermum, 26 December 2012 - 03:52 PM.


#3 PNAJ

Posted 26 December 2012 - 08:17 PM

Zite
Yahtzee
Connectrode
CrossFingers
iSlash HD
Find my Car (awesome!!)


#4 imamumto3

Posted 26 December 2012 - 08:18 PM

bubble mania

#5 liveworkplay

Posted 26 December 2012 - 08:28 PM

Candy Crush
Bubble Witch
Cut the rope
Pinterest
Kobo

Ubermum, Can't you just use wifi for that? Why need an app?

Edited by liveworkplay, 26 December 2012 - 08:28 PM.


#6 Kaonashi

Posted 26 December 2012 - 08:42 PM

100 Floors
Smack Gugl
Pit Droids

Edited by JediMindTrick, 26 December 2012 - 08:43 PM.


#7 toosenuf

Posted 26 December 2012 - 09:10 PM

Yaniv
Swiped
Textropolis

#8 hoohoobump

Posted 26 December 2012 - 09:16 PM

Abc iview is great for catching up on things



#9 pencil

Posted 26 December 2012 - 09:25 PM

Where's my water

Door and windows

City of secrets

Draw something

Icon pop quiz

#10 ELH05

Posted 26 December 2012 - 09:31 PM

Currently ADDICTED to :

Campus Life
Holiday Cove
Paradise Cove

(sort of like The Sims type of  games, choose your adventure, complete tasks)


#11 MrsDamonSalvatore

Posted 26 December 2012 - 09:39 PM

awesome! thanks guys, ill be doing some downloading tomorrow original.gif

#12 B.feral3

Posted 27 December 2012 - 08:52 AM

An app called Where's My Water was recommended to me by someone. DS (yrs) and I have been playing it since Christmas day and we are both addicted!! There is a free version with x amount of levels (quite a lot). We've finished those now so I'm about to buy the upgrade!!

#13 B.feral3

Posted 28 December 2012 - 09:36 AM

QUOTE (MummyGrandma @ 26/12/2012, 08:17 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Find my Car (awesome!!)


I downloaded this and paid $0.99c for it on your recommendation but I don't know what it does or how to use it!! Any tips?

#14 Etcetera

Posted 28 December 2012 - 10:06 AM

The Room

It's not free but it's only $1.99 and it is amazing! I'm playing it right now. It's a puzzle game.

Check out Big Fish Games for hidden object games - most have a free one where you can play the start of the game and then buy the full version. They're having a sale ATM too. These are my fav games.
Have a look at G5 games too.

Game loft is having a sale - batman, Spider-Man etc. a lot are only 99c at the moment.

#15 cward

Posted 28 December 2012 - 01:16 PM

QUOTE
The Room

It's not free but it's only $1.99 and it is amazing! I'm playing it right now. It's a puzzle game.
. I just finished this, really want them to do more rooms.  I loved it.

Also if you go to a site called padgadget they do a daily/weekly list of apps that are on sale.


#16 PNAJ

Posted 28 December 2012 - 02:02 PM

QUOTE (Bek+3 @ 28/12/2012, 07:36 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I downloaded this and paid $0.99c for it on your recommendation but I don't know what it does or how to use it!! Any tips?

When you park, you press 'Pin My Car' and then when you go back, you press 'Find My Car' and it will guide you to your car.

#17 pencil

Posted 28 December 2012 - 02:08 PM

How's it going? Are you addicted to anyone's recommendations yet?

#18 Riotproof

Posted 28 December 2012 - 02:13 PM

QUOTE (Bek+3 @ 27/12/2012, 09:52 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
An app called Where's My Water was recommended to me by someone. DS (yrs) and I have been playing it since Christmas day and we are both addicted!! There is a free version with x amount of levels (quite a lot). We've finished those now so I'm about to buy the upgrade!!

Thanks for this one, quite a lot of fun esp for ds.

#19 B.feral3

Posted 28 December 2012 - 09:05 PM

QUOTE (MummyGrandma @ 28/12/2012, 02:02 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
When you park, you press 'Pin My Car' and then when you go back, you press 'Find My Car' and it will guide you to your car.



Thank you. I haven't spent a lot of time on it but it just tells me where my car is which is weird. We are 750km's away from home at the moment staying with family and there are 3 cars parked in the driveway. I am not sure how the app a. knows where I am and b. which one my car is hehehehe!! I need to work it out properly. Chances are we wont have the iPad with us out and about though and I don't have an iPhone. That's on my next Christmas list though!!  biggrin.gif

I bought The Room too based on recommendations from this thread. I'm at the 4th level now.  laughing2.gif I just finished the one where I worked out all the light beams with the globe/telescope etc and now we have a big map of the galaxy!! Talk about addictive.

QUOTE
Thanks for this one, quite a lot of fun esp for ds.


Yes, someone recommended it to me and I had never heard of it. Yesterday when DH and I went shopping a saw a Where's My Water board game in Toys R Us so it's quite famous it seems!! The levels get harder. There are a few I'm stuck on.

Can you see I am in holiday mode. Loving the down time but back to reality after the weekend.  rolleyes.gif

#20 frozie

Posted 28 December 2012 - 09:11 PM

Little Things.. we are all addicted in this household  biggrin.gif

#21 MrsDamonSalvatore

Posted 28 December 2012 - 09:16 PM

Man. That water game is addictive!! And one with jewels that was recommended here, and hang man. My sister and I have been verging each other all night :-)

#22 pinkpineapple

Posted 28 December 2012 - 09:16 PM

Trying to find "the room"

#23 DylJayBen's Mum

Posted 28 December 2012 - 09:24 PM

Icon Pop Quiz is fantastic our whole house is addicted.


Bookworm is great too (word game)

We have a few where you have to guess music album cover


Marjong (sp?)

#24 Sue Heck

Posted 28 December 2012 - 09:32 PM

100 floors. It's a puzzle game where you have to work out how you are going to get in the lift.

#25 BabySmurf2012

Posted 28 December 2012 - 09:51 PM

Where do I start...  I like puzzle games, so most of these are puzzle type games.

Flow free
Flow bridges (haven't played this but is similar to flow, but with a twist)
Coaster crazy
Escape the room (different versions avail - sapphire, diamond ruby)
Harbour master
The lost city (very good puzzle adventure game)
Flight control
Plants vs zombies (not cheap but quite cool)
TowerMadness
trainyard
Machinarium ( again not cheap, but quite cool)
Logosquiz
Scrabble
Catphysics
100 floors
Dooors
Enscripted
Quell
River test

(oh yeah, and where's my water is very cool too!)

Edited by BabySmurf2012, 28 December 2012 - 10:02 PM.





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