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Android Apps of the Week: SwipePad, Smozzy, Flickr and More

SwipePad: SwipePad is a better app switcher for your Android phone. Instead of holding down the home button to launch your recent apps, SwipePad uses hotspots-corners and edges of your phone's screen-to trigger a new 'pad' (which is sorta like a dashboard of apps). Just drag your finger from a hotspot to the middle of the screen and the app switcher will pop up. It's like adding another layer to your phone. Free.

By Bulent Yusuf on at

Where's My Water? for iPad and iPhone: A Tragic Tale about an Anthropomorphic Lizard with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

In the US, there's a persistent urban legend about pet lizards being flushed down the toilet, which then grow up to become angry, vengeful, sewer-dwelling alligators. This same legend was the inspiration for Eastman and Laird's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The lesson here is that cruelty to lizards is both detrimental to your health, and also incredibly lucrative.

SwipePad for Android: A Better Way to Switch Apps

By Casey Chan on at

I've always found it a little bit annoying to switch apps with my Android phone. The stock task manager/app switcher list is cumbersome. SwipePad isn't. You just take your finger, swipe from a corner of your screen and it'll magically launch a very slick app switcher. Pick your app and BAM. Switched.

The Dark Meadow for iPad and iPhone: Extremely Monstrous and Incredibly Beautiful

By Bulent Yusuf on at

With every week that passes, a new iOS game is released that's even more visually impressive than the last. Previously, Shadowgun held the crown for a scant seven days, bowling us over with console-quality graphics and gameplay. Now that accolade has been cruelly wrested - nay, snatched, along with a desultory poke in the eye - by atmospheric chiller The Dark Meadow. It blends together elements of first-person combat, role-playing and exploration, and it looks absolutely gorgeous.