Lex FriedmanSenior Contributor, Macworld

Lex uses a MacBook Pro, an iPhone 5, an iPad mini, a Kindle 3, a TiVo HD, and a treadmill desk, and loves them all. His latest book, a children's book parody for adults, is called "The Kid in the Crib." Lex lives in New Jersey with his wife and three young kids.

Frogger for IPhone

Man oh man, do I love Frogger. My affection for the classic arcade came runs deep, and I've long been a purist: I don't like knock-offs that star other critters;...

Color Cross for IPhone

Color Cross is a unique $4 puzzle game for iPhone from Little Worlds Studio with a free lite counterpart. The developer compares Color Cross to Soduku, but I...

Volley for IPhone

Volley, a $3 game from Tapelicious.com, is a Pong clone. A beautifully drawn, adorably cuddly Pong clone, but a Pong clone nonetheless.

Robot Master for IPhone

Robot Master is a ridiculously addictive $1 puzzler from Dr. Reiner Knizia and sold through Conlan Rios.

Flood-It Pro for IPhone

Flood-It Pro, a $1 game from LabPixies with a free lite version, is an engaging tile-based puzzle game. Presented with a 12-by-12 grid sporting six colors of...

Pocket Universe for IPhone

Pocket Universe would amaze Galileo. It's a $3 app from Craic Design that puts the entirety of the night sky in your pocket, and it's truly an impressive marvel...

:Shift: for IPhone

:Shift: began life as a Flash game on the Web. The $1 port to the iPhone by developer Armor Games is excellent, and I find that the new touch-screen controls...

Moon Drop for IPhone

Moon Drop, a $1 game from NimbleBit with a free lite counterpart, is a small, enjoyable diversion.

Jeopardy for IPhone

Sony Pictures Television's Jeopardy, a $5 recreation of the television game song whose theme is already stuck in your head, plays a lot like the iPhone version...

Monster Pinball for IPhone

Monster Pinball will cost you $4--and hours of your life. Developer Matmi has created a gorgeous iPhone pinball experience, and I recommend it highly.

IPhone Twitter Apps With Push Notifications

The latest trend in Twitter apps for iPhone centers on push notifications that take advantage of the iPhone OS 3.0 update. With push, you can know instantly when...

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Up Games for the IPhone

Among the flicks making the rounds at cineplexes this summer, the Disney/Pixar film Up was a great movie--so great that it apparently merited two separate iPhone...

Buckets for IPhone

Buckets, a $4 task-management app from Press Start, aims to help you take control of your task list. The app features some clever interface elements, but is...

I Dig It for IPhone

I Dig It, a $1 game from InMotion Software with a free lite counterpart, is a beautifully-drawn and very popular game in the App Store.

Ouch! for IPhone

Ouch!, a $3 app from Hondune Games with a free lite counterpart, falls under the "ragdoll physics" genre. Through nearly 50 obstacle-laden levels, your mission...