Games That Don’t Suck: Temple Run

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Today’s game that doesn’t suck is Temple Run (iTunes: free – Universal) , from Imangi Studios. This is a quick-finger, endless running game sort of like former “GTDS” Gravity Guy, or The Impossible Game, but with a great 3D twist and Indiana Jones adventurer theme to it that makes it even more enjoyable. During a quick tutorial you will learn the basic... Read More

“The 12 Days AFTER Christmas” Giveaway: Day 30 – Jobi Gorillamobile for iPhone 3G/s

This contest is closed. Congrats to faithful Macenstein reader Jim. On the Thirtieth Day After Christmas, Macenstein gave to you (or, more accurately, gave you a chance to win…) Jobi Gorilla Mobile stand for iPhone 3G/3G S! Who needs friends when you have the Jobi Gorilla Mobile stand for iPhone 3G/3G S? When I first got my iPhone I assumed it would score me all kinds of... Read More

Games you should be playing: Flood-It!

I just downloaded Flood-It! for the iPhone, and you should too. Why? Because it’s a pretty sweet puzzle game, AND it’s free. Flood-It! is a unique strategy game (at least to me, although I suppose everything is based off something these days). Flood-It!’s developers describe the gameplay thusly: “Flood It! is a simple yet addictive strategy game in which... Read More

Attention Parents: FlashMath is free – go get it

Ever since I first got my iPhone, my kids have wanted to play games on it. Eventually I grew tired of the constant fighting over daddy’s iPhone (plus I wanted to play games too!) so I broke down and bought each of my kids an iPod touch for their birthday. Of course, as a parent once you see the vacant vegetative stares the kids get while playing the games, you begin to feel... Read More

WTF? Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” is the number 1 music video download on iTunes?!

OK, granted, I don’t understand why anyone would want to buy any of the current top 10 music video singles, but how can Michael Jackson‘s 1982 music video for “Thriller” be number 1? It appears in order to stave off bankruptcy (and because he hasn’t been able to write a hit in 17 years) Michael Jackson has put out some sort of 25th anniversary edition... Read More

Free on iTunes: Comedy Central Stand-Up Hot Picks

If you’re a fan of Comedy Central’s Comedy Central Stand-Up, as am I, odds are you’ve seen most of the clips assembled here in this free Stand-Up Hot Picks special, but there is some funny shiznit here to be sure. Comedians such as Lewis Black, Wanda Sykes, Jeff Dunham, Dave Attell, Jim Gaffigan, Brian Regan and many others are showcased in this free 24-minute,... Read More

Professors Jobs and Gore rock the iTunes U

Yet another inevitable sign of a 2012 Al Gore/Steve Jobs presidential bid can be found on Apple’s iTunes U, where Steve and Al hold the number 1 and 2 spots respectively. Steve’s 2005 Commencement Speech at Stanford landed him the top spot, while Eeyore Al Gore’s speech The Earth in the Balance (coincidentally also delivered at Stanford) landed him the number... Read More

Free on iTunes “Gossip Girl” series premiere

Fans of the O.C. who didn’t commit suicide when the series ended now have reason to feel smug. O.C. creator Josh Schwartz has returned with what appears to be the “O.C. takes Manhattan“, in a new show called Gossip Girl. Based on the bestselling series of young-adult novels by Cecily von Ziegesar, this drama takes place in an affluent prep school in Manhattan’s... Read More

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