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Ultimate iPod Touch/iPhone Games Toolbox: 75+ Free Must-Have Games Of All Time

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We know we have been doing many lists of free iPod Touch/iPhone games for quite a while such as 12+ Free Thinking iPod Touch/iPhone Puzzle Games Worth Playing and Top 10+ Most Free Smashing iPod Touch/iPhone Shooting/FPS Games Ever but these lists are occasional and pretty scattered, so in the end, we took some time to compile the games together into one big list so that you could see them all at one go. And we have it: the ultimate iPod Touch/iPhone games toolbox containing over 75+ games, all neatly sorted out into many categories. Be sure to spread this list around by giving this post a little digg [we know you want to :D] or retweet it on Twitter!!

Tycoon Strategy/Task Accomplishment Games

  • Airport Mania: First Flight Lite: Get your chance to be an airport controller as you try to juggle between landing airplanes, unloading them and taking airplanes off in this many fun-filled levels in this game.


  • Armado Lite: A 3-D game in which you are supposed to collect as much rings and get rid as many enemies as possible while collecting level-up powers and avoiding obstacles.
  • Bounce On Lite: Help the red ball reach the end of a level by avoiding enemies and obstacles as well as making use of special powers.
  • Build-a-lot Lite: Just another fun-filled building game.
  • Chocolate Shop Frenzy: Get into a frenzy as a chocolate shop owner.
  • Cooking Mama Lite: Learn how to cook in this free cooking game.
  • Crazy Penguin Catapult Free: Use a group of penguins and try to catapult the to victory against a group of evil polar bears.
  • Crystal Defenders Lite: Block off the exit of monsters as you place heros along their paths.
  • Diamonds islands Free: Save an island as you try to collect all the diamonds as fast as possible.
  • Fish Tycoon Lite: Rear, breed and sell fish as you try and be a fish tycoon is this game that continues running even in real life.
  • Fruit Juice Tycoon: Be a fruit juice tycoon in this cool game.
  • Gold Rush Lite: Lay out the tracks for the train as it collects gold and goes back to the station in a short time limit.

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  • Lemonade Tycoon: One of the best free tycoon game in which you sell lemonade to try and earn as much profit as possible.
  • Magnetic Joe: You are a magnetic ball who has to avoid many obstacles in this games with many tough and awesome levels.
  • Super Monkey Ball Lite: Collect as many items and reach the exit before the time runs out.
  • RhinoBall: Roll your way out to Bolt in this game based on a cartoon movie.

Shooting/FPS Games

  • Asteroid Assault: An old-school spaceship shooting game in which you try to defend yourself against enemies as long as possible while collecting “shields” to protect yourself.
  • Blue Skies Lite: Drive a helicopter around as you shoot as many enemies as possible without getting shot.
  • Choppy Free: Play as a cute round-shapped character with a flying propeller cap going around shooting enemies and gaining power-ups.


  • Cube: Best FPS game ever, Cube allows you to shoot monsters with many weapons and power-ups in a great 3-D game while trying to avoid getting killed. Many levels and lots of customization included.
  • Duck Shoot By Carnival Labs: Very addictive shooting game in which you shoot ducks as if you were at a carnival.
  • HeavyMach Lite: Awesome tank shooting games with many weapons and power-ups.
  • iSniper Lite: Snipe as many enemies as possible without losing your accuracy as a sniper.
  • iShoot Lite: Aim and shoot accurately to survive in this fun-filled game.

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Car Racing Games


  • Fastlane Street Racing Lite: An awesome racing game with a slick interface and stunning effects such as “drifts”
  • Burning Tires 3D Lite: Race against other cars in this tough car racing game as you try to edge them out without burning your tires.
  • Cube Runner: Try and drive a car around in this tough game.

Puzzle/Thinking Games

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  • Aurora Feint Lite: A fun-filled game in which you try to destroy as many blocks as possible in a given time.
  • Bike Or Die 2- Lite Edition: Bike Or Die literally, this game is quite challenging as you try to reach your target without failing and crashing using just a few basic controls. May seem difficult but this is a mostly thinking game.
  • Black And White: A great Othello game.
  • Tetsuki: If you like “Wei-Qi”, you will like this great game.
  • Brain Toot Free: Test your brain out in this thinking game.
  • Brain Tuner: Yet another speed-thinking game as you solve as many questions as possible.
  • Catcha Mouse: Best thinking an most difficult game ever, Catcha Mouse wants you to catch a mouse by trapping it with mousetraps before it can escape. available in easy, medium and hard mode with at least 50 levels.
  • Chess O: Thinking about chess? Now you can play chess on your iPod Touch/iPhone with Chess O.
  • Dynamate: Very tough game in which you try to remove all the colored balls in as few moves as possible while avoiding obstacles at the same time.
  • Chess Free: Yet another free chess game alternative.


  • JellyCar: This game is a funny game with many levels in which you control a jelly car around to avoid obstacles while having the ability to inflate or shrink.
  • Labyrinth Lite Edition: This game is very realistic as you try to move a ball around using the accelerometer of your iPod Touch/iPhone through tilting it.
  • Mahjong Fairyland Lite: Play mahjong on your iPod Touch/iPhone whenever you are on the go.
  • Memory Match: Test your memory as you try and match card pairs together.
  • Monster Typer Free: How good are you are you with your iPod Touch/iPhone keypad? Test out your skills by shooting monsters through typing.
  • Rolando Lite: Get these cute characters out using your amazing finger and tilt.
  • TapDefence: Defend your tower against invading monsters.
  • teeney Checkers Free: Free checkers on your iPod Touch/iPhone.
  • Tiki Towers Lite: Guide these monkeys to safety as you build towers made entirely out of sticks.
  • Topple: Stack as much blocks as possible of different shapes and sizes before they topple.
  • Tower Bloxx Deluxe 3D Free: How far can you stack these tower blocks before they collapse?


  • Trace: Trace a path out for your character as he avoids obstacles and moves to his target in this game filled with many stunning levels and difficulties.
  • Virtual Villagers 2 Lite: Help this village to find food and complete tasks to ensure their survival in this game that runs in real-time.
  • ZoneOut Lite: Zone out as much space as you can while avoiding enemies and getting power-ups.
  • 3D Brick Breaker Revolution Free: Awesome 3-D brick breaker game with cool stunning effects and power-ups.
  • 7 Cities TD Lite: Defend your cities against enemy ships by building weapons and upgrading them.

Music Games

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  • Tap Tap Revenge: Tap your finger to the beat in this awesome game that is similar to Guitar Hero. Many levels included and additional levels can be download via your Wifi connection.
  • Tap Tap Revenge 2: Get more of Tap Tap Revenge in its great second version.
  • Congo Drum Mania- iBabalu LITE: Beat your drum to the beat in this insane and tough music game.
  • Aero Guitar Free: Rock your guitar out in this great music game.
  • iDance Lite: Dance to the beat in this awesome dance game.

Photo-Hunt Games


  • ESPN Cameraman: Try as spot as many differences as possible in this cool photohunt game filled with many levels of sports pictures from the ESPN.
  • Photo Play: Find it! Free: Yet another free photohunt game.
  • Picture Hunt Mania: Elegance: Another great photohunt game for your delight.

Pet Simulation Games

  • iFluff: A cute pet game in which you try to feed and maintain a pet that changes in real-time.


  • iPuppy Lite: Love a puppy? Now you can have a puppy on your iPod Touch/iPhone without all the hassle.
  • SuperPoke! Pets: Pets which love a little poke now and then.

Sports Games

  • iBaseball: Test out your baseball skills in this Wii-like game as you either throw or bat a ball.



Written by straw000

May 10, 2009 at 11:31 am

Twitter Terrific: Twitterrific 2.0 Now On The iPod Touch/iPhone

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It was only just last week that we were talking about Twitterrific 2.0, a very popular Twitter client coming on the iPod Touch/iPhone with some details about its latest updates. But now, the wait is over with the release of a new and slicker version of Twitterrifc, and packed with more functions. Here are some new functions and updates you can expect in this new version:

Accounts, searches & trends – Twitterrific has them all and they take only seconds to set up & use.
Filter Tweets – Instantly filter your timeline by @replies, direct messages, favorites & more.
Tweet Actions – Perform a host of actions on tweets including: RT, email, text compression and others.
Themes – Select between several stunning visual looks & feels to find the one that best suits your tastes.
Flexible Layouts – Choose between various layout styles to define the level of info you see.
Much More! – Explore Twitterrific’s settings screen and tutorial videos to learn even more features.
  • Accounts, searches & trends – Twitterrific has them all and they take only seconds to set up & use.
  • Filter Tweets – Instantly filter your timeline by @replies, direct messages, favorites & more.
  • Tweet Actions – Perform a host of actions on tweets including: RT, email, text compression and others.
  • Themes – Select between several stunning visual looks & feels to find the one that best suits your tastes.
  • Flexible Layouts – Choose between various layout styles to define the level of info you see.
  • Much More! – Explore Twitterrific’s settings screen and tutorial videos to learn even more features.

Of course, with so much features and stuffs, you should really have a go at Twitterrifc 2.0. Twitterrific is completely free to use without limitation, but it has some advertising within it which you can remove by purchasing Twitterrifc Premium. Other than that, Twitterrific has a great FAQ set up for those who are unclear about it. Anyway, is the new version of Twitterrific good enough to convince you to use it, or you expected more out of it? As always, drop us a comment and let us know what you think of it!

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May 8, 2009 at 1:58 pm

New In Google Latitude: Share Your Location On The Go

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google-latitudeWant your readers and buddies to know what location you are at- anytime, anywhere? Now Google Latitude, a newly launched Google extensions has just the apps for it, and we are talking about two really neat and interesting applications called Google public location badge and Google Talk location status (beta) which are really easy to use. Just plug your mobile phone in by pointing towards and you are good to go. Here are the details on what exactly Google Latitude does for you:

  • See where your friends are and what they are up to
  • Quickly contact them with SMS, IM, or a phone call
  • Control your location and who gets to see it


The new public location badge lets you publish your latest latitude position to your website or blog after you embed them on your site by putting some code while on the other hand, Google Talk location status lets you share your Latitude location with all your Gmail chat and Google Talk contacts which will update automatically when you are on the move. These applications are only available in the US for now but they should be coming to other countries pretty soon.

Putting aside the usual privacy issues, these apps could just prove useful to people who are reaching out to a large audience on a regular basis while on the move, like someone biking around the world or traveling elsewhere while updating their latest location almost in real-time. And in all that midst of the newly launched Google Latitude, we would be keeping an eye for the latest developments and updates on this cool and interesting app.

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May 6, 2009 at 4:23 pm

Seesmic Desktop Updated: Now With Facebook Integration [Awesome As Usual]

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Remember the time we told you about Seesmic Desktop, a new Twitter client that had been launched a while back? Today, Seesmic Desktop has released a new version with better features and improvements, among which includes Facebook integration, one of the main update which we told you before. We have a list of new features and a picture shown below, taken from the Seesmic Desktop blog.

  • Facebook Integration (yes, we’re pretty excited, too!)
  • Following and Unfollowing Twitter users
  • Fonts enlarged by 1 point.
  • Updated user interface for easier viewing
  • Ability to “Favorite” tweets and “Like” Facebook posts
  • Allowing to rename the account from the configuration window
  • Clearing the timeline from a “USERLIST” with the “CLEAR” button
  • Various bug fixes (for Mac and Windows) thanks to your huge feedback – Bug fixes include:
    • webcam snapshot tool when opening
    • ensuring userlists and searches are saved
    • correcting various actions when Seesmic Desktop window is closed and reopened
  • various validation messages (url validation for short url, credential validation to share images)


Seesmic Desktop is now pretty much on its way to being a wonderful and ideal Adobe AIR social software client, competing against the older and popular Twitter clients like Twhirl and Tweetdeck for usage among users- competition can only get tougher now. We will be keeping tab on Seesmic Desktop’s latest developments.

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May 3, 2009 at 5:02 am

Twundraiser On Twitter: Raise Funds For 1(800)SUICIDE When You Retweet PostSecret

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postsecretPostSecret is currently holding a fund raising activity on Twitter for 1(800)SUICIDE. Just for your info, PostSecret is a blog that posts secrets written on posts cards which were sent to PostSecret from many people. If 1,000 Twitter users ReTweet the #SaturdaySecrets, PostSecret will give $1,000.00 to 1(800)SUICIDE, also known as HopeLine. HopeLine is a national hotline dedicated to preventing suicide so please do your part by retweeting the post. PostSecret is one of the most retweeted people on Twitter as of now, so it shouldn’t take too long to reach 1000 retweets by today.

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May 2, 2009 at 5:44 pm

Swine Flu Toolbox: 45+ Awesome Apps, Mash-Ups, Plugins And Services To Track And Be Safe From Swine Flu

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swinefluSwine flu is spreading like wildfire all around the world. Swine flu, also known as H1N1 is a avian influenza virus that started in Mexico and has been spreading globally since the last month, such as the USA and recently to Asia. With the use of social media such as Twitter as well as the use of Web 2.0, you can track the latest swine flu news and trends easily and quickly, all in real-time. Here is a great list of 45+ awesome apps, add-ons, services, mashups and plugins to get updated about the latest swine flu news as well as to visualize and track it as the flu spread across the world, while keeping yourself safe from the flu. Be sure to help us spread this post on Twitter or digg this post if you liked it!!

Swine Flu News Alerts And Updates

  • Swine Flu Alltop: All the swine flu news coverage across many media outlets can be seen here in an easy interface.
  • Pulse Swine Flue Tracker: Pulse has a tracker dedicated to tracking the latest swine flu outbreaks and news that is updated regularly.
  • H1N1 Swine Influenza Timeline: See the latest updates of Swine Flu in a text outline and timeline form with links to the news sources for more details.
  • Addict-o-matic Swine Flu: This might be the best service for tracking swine flu updates. You can track the latest swine flu news on Twitter, Friendfeed, Digg, Delicious, YouTube and many more social media outlets all in one neat and easy interface.
  • Swine Flu Tracking: News Media all about the swine flu including graphs, maps, videos and pictures.

  • Swine Flu Google News: Use Google News to track the latest Swine Flu news across all news media online.

Swine Flu Updates On Twitter

  • Veratect On Twitter: Veratect is a tech company that provides new on the earliest detection of the latest information on the swine influenza on Twitter 24/7.
  • RedCross On Twitter: Get the latest news and tips from the American Red Cross on how to prepare and keep safe from Swine Flu.

Swine Flu Maps, Visualizations And Trends

  • Google Flu Trends: Keep track of the latest flu trends by using Google Flu Trends which make use of Google search data to track flu activity in the U.S. two weeks faster than traditional systems
  • Experimental Flu Trends for Mexico: Same as Google Flu Trends but this is used to track the flu trends in Mexico instead along with details of the situation in different states of Mexico.
  • HealthMap: Track the latest outbreaks of the virus around the world on a map across many countries with lots of details.
  • Swine Flu Twitter Map Tracker: Track the latest tweets about the swine flu in real-time.

  • BBC Swine Flu Map: See how the swine flu has spread across the world and how many cases have been confiremd along with the death toll.
  • Flu Tweets On Google Maps: Track the latest tweets about swine flu all around the U.S in real-time on Google Maps.

Swine Flu Alerts And Updates On iPod Touch/iPhone And Mobile Phones

Swine Flu Widgets And Buttons


  • Swine Flu Widgets From WidgetBox: A great list of widgets to put on your blog and other social networking accounts to track the latest swine flu news.
  • Swine Flu Widget From Feedzilla: Another widget that provides a map about the latest swine flu updates as well as links to news media about the latest global swine flu news.
  • CDC H1N1 News Updates: A widget from Netvibes that can be installed on Mac, Windows and many more which track the latest swine influenza news.
  • Swine Flu Mapping: Free Swine Flu mapping widget for your Mac to track swine flu in real time using the Google Maps API.
  • CDC Swine Flu Widgets: CDC has a whole lot of widgets relating to swine flu for you to put it on your social accounts.

  • Swine Flu Buttons: Do your part to keep Swine Flu at bay by encouraging your web site visitors to stay away from Swine Flu.
  • Swine Flu Updates: Keep track of the latest news about the H1N1 Flu virus from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) using this web slice that can be installed on your Internet Explorer as as an add-on.

Other Swine Flu Media Outlets And Stuffs

  • The Swine Flu On Facebook: Track the latest Swine Flu news in a humorous way as this Facebook account tweets the latest swine flu spread around the world in an informal way.
  • Swine Flu On Facebook: This Facebook group keep tracks of the latest news about swine flu.
  • Swine Flu – Influenza A (H1N1) – Facts News Updates Widgets: Another Facebook group dedicated to tracking the latest swine flu news updates.
  • CDC On Facebook: CDC is on Facebook to keep you updated with the latest swine flu updates. Seems like CDC is embracing social media a lot now as an effective communication outlet.
  • CDC Group: Another social group from CDC.
  • CDC Myspace: If you are still using Myspace, CDC is also on Myspace as well with the latest updates.
  • CDC Flickr: Wow!! Now you can also browse the latest swine flu images from CDC on Flickr!!
  • CDC RSS: CDC also has a whole list of RSS for you to subscribe in an RSS reader to keep track of the latest updates easily.
  • CDC e-Cards: Pretty much irrelevant to this post, but you can send an e-card to your loved one to keep them healthy.

  • CDC YouTube: Check out the latest videos about swine flu and tips and tricks to prevent the flu- all on YouTube.
  • Flue Wiki: Flu Wiki has everything you need to know about the swine flu with lots of resources and how to prepare for it.

More Swine Flu Resources, Lists And Compilations

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May 2, 2009 at 3:55 pm

Exclusive: Twitterrific 2.0 Coming Soon To The iPod Touch/iPhone

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twitterrificWe are in love with the little blue bird known as Twitterrific that is a popular Twitter client used on the Mac and the iPod Touch/iPhone. Now it seems like we can be expecting Twitterrific 2.0 to be coming soon on the iPod Touch/iPhone. Most likely, it will be a free app with advertising like its previous versions with new and better feature matching other Twitter clients on the iPod Touch/iPhone. And here is a quick sneak peek of Twitterrific 2.0 from the Twitterrific’s site.


It seems like we can be expecting a whole new interface, along with other cool functions like Twitter search and organized tweets. Currently, Twitterrific 2.0 is undergoing approval from the App Store. We would be keeping you updated on this once it gets approved. For more info on this, check out Mashable’s reviews which includes an exclusive sneak peek video as well.

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May 2, 2009 at 6:12 am

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