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Skyscanner

Skyscanner is an app that lets you search flights from around the world. When you use the app, you’ll be able to locate the most affordable dates and flights around. After downloading and setting up the program, it will ask for your present location so it can locate the nearest flight. You can choose OK or “don’t allow”. Choose OK when you are ready to use the app. If you tap OK, you’ll be given information about the nearest airport. Skyscanner will also tell you where the flights in your area are located. The screen will also have information on what days a flight is returning or departing, where airports fly to and the closest airport. You can modify the search options to show only direct flights.

Bean

Bean for Mac is a word processor that can handle basic writing tasks and a bit more. It doesn’t have as many features as full office suites. But it doesn’t take as much space either. Bean combines a beautiful interface with several helpful editing tools. Even better, it is very quick and doesn’t have the intricacies that come with office suite based word processors. The product has some limitations; it cannot display style sheets or footnotes; compatibility with Word is partial. However, it has plenty to offer. There is a grammar / spell checker, dictionary, change format font style, color, size and a live word count. The font manager makes it simple to organize and add favorites.

Pinball Deluxe

Pinball Deluxe is based upon the traditional game, but with twists. This Android arcade game comes with five tables. Each one has distinct features and can be considered a complete game. They are Brix, Carnival, Diving for Treasure, Space Explorer and Wild West. Controls for the game are simple. Touch and hold any part of the screen to propel the ball. Touching the left and right side of your smartphone will control the left and right flippers. Shake your phone if you want to give the table a shake. If you want to pause the game, tap the scoreboard at the top of the screen.

Tango Video Calls

Tango Free Video Calls does exactly what it says: offer video calls and international text at no cost. This app from TangoMe works with tablets, smartphones and PCs. You can make voice calls between PCs, iOS and Android at no cost. The mobile app edition basically has the same features for the three phones. You get an account and there’s no need to set up a password. You can invite your buddies and call them, send text and email. If you are using the voice call feature, you can switch to video on the fly.

Bubble Mania

Bubble Mania is a game for kids, the young at heart and anyone who wants some fun. Created by Team Lava, it is a bubble puzzle adventure game. Players hurl bubbles in the air and match them up with bubbles of a similar color. To move on you have to clear the screen and release the creatures trapped inside the bubbles. Anyone who’s played bubble puzzle games will feel right at home here. Even if you haven’t played any color matching games before, it won’t be long before you get accustomed to the gameplay.

Auto Schedule SMS

If you send and get a lot of SMS messages, you know how cluttered they can get in a hurry. Auto Schedule SMS can solve that problem for you. Created by Tonee Mobile Software Development, the app arranges messages and automatically sends SMS text out. If you are going on a vacation, you can have the app send a message to notify your friends. The app has other uses. You can set it up to automatically relay birthday greetings, anniversary congratulations, well wishes etc. An executive can do the same with business appointments and schedules. Auto Schedule SMS has an easy to understand interface so you’ll get the hang of it quickly.

AssaultCube

AssaultCube is a free first person shooter multiplayer game. Produced by Rapid Viper Productions, it is based on the CUBE engine. Anyone who has ever played Quake or Counterstrike will feel right at home here. The game takes place in realistic settings, but the action remains fast and furious. The game has single player and multiplayer modes, but clearly multiplayer is its strong suit. In single player mode you get to play in 26 maps against the computer. There are various difficulty settings to choose from. Playing in single player is a good way to hone your skills and get familiar with the maps.

Seamless3D

Seamless3D is 3D modeling and animation software. Just like other 3D programs, it takes time to get familiar with the interface. But if you are serious about making 3D models and animation, this is a good choice. There are many features in the program so it can be used as an animator or mesh editor. But it is best known for its build node technology. In simple terms, the software allows you to do 3D operations in real time.

Ice Age Village

Ice Age Village is the official game tie-in for Ice Age. Created by top developer Gameloft, it is an adventure game for everyone. While primarily designed to promote Ice Age, it’s actually pretty cool. The game takes place at the onset of the Ice Age (keeping in line with the films). This leads to the breakup of the continent of Pangaea. This situation means you have to find new homes for the characters (the same as those in the films).