Entertainment iPhone Apps Review

What Is An iPhone Entertainment App?

There’s a difference between iPhone entertainment and game apps. iPhone entertainment apps are meant to be fun time-fillers and some even help you organize your recreation options. Most are lightweight amusements that don’t keep score or make you compete against the world. These apps will never be mentioned in connection with the Nobel Prize or with curing a frightening disease, but they will be a welcome diversion from “grown-up” work and worries.

A quality iPhone entertainment app will have a full feature-set, whether it’s a lighter, a koi pond, or a remote control. The features of an application are the first indicator of a developer’s commitment to his or her product. Look for options to customize the app to your own tastes as well as programs that utilize the accelerometer and/or touchscreen.

iPhone entertainment apps are not intended to be hard-hitting applications but a smooth, intuitive interface is crucial no matter the type of program. The application’s controls should be easy to understand and simple to use without requiring a lot of additional explanation from the programmer. It doesn’t matter how clever the idea behind the app is; if the interface is unclear or difficult to operate, you’re not going to use it.


A graphically appealing entertainment app showcases the outstanding touchscreen of the iPhone or iPod touch. The app’s images should be well done throughout the software. Rough graphics will quickly become annoying and will cause you to lose interest in the app.

Although the previously mentioned pieces are important and desirable in a quality entertainment app, stability is critical to the entire process. Nothing is more frustrating than dealing with a program that repeatedly freezes your iPhone or iPod touch requiring you to restart it over and over. The troublesome app is certain to be discarded quickly.

Program size:
The final element to consider in an app is program size. Since you can’t increase the memory in an iPhone or iPod touch, it’s important to utilize the existing memory. Generally, most entertainment apps are relatively small, but there are a few larger ones that will devour your available memory quickly, so be aware of the memory issues large apps will impose upon your iPhone or iPod touch.

On this site, you will find objective reviews of iPhone or iPod touch apps with rankings of key elements to help you sift through the enormous number of options available and choose those that best meet your needs.

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1 Procreate Procreate
by Savage Interactive Pty. Ltd
read review screen shots Entertainment iPhone Apps 08-15-14 FREE
70.2 MB Do you have a creative side you'd like to explore? Procreate offers hundreds of different brush strokes, textures, colors and special effects. Plus, y... read our full review
2 Cupcakes! Cupcakes!
by Maverick Software, LLC
read review screen shots Entertainment iPhone Apps 06-11-14 $0.99
43.9MB You can put on your pastry chef's hat and bake, decorate and eat virtual cupcakes. Bake a dozen chocolate fudge cupcakes in seconds, then spend your t... read our full review
3 Animal Planet for iOS Animal Planet for iOS
by Discovery Communications, LLC.
read review screen shots Entertainment iPhone Apps 02-27-14 FREE
22.0 MB Watch the best of Animal Planet on the go and keep track of when your favorite shows air by adding them directly to your calendar. Stay connected by watchi... read our full review
4 Foldify Foldify
by Pixle
read review screen shots Entertainment iPhone Apps 10-16-13 $3.99
44.6 MB The next time you hear, "I'm bored!" from your kids, hand over your iPad and let them explore Foldify. Part coloring book and part Mr. Potat... read our full review
5 Action Movie FX Action Movie FX
by Bad Robot Interactive, LLC
read review screen shots Entertainment iPhone Apps 05-09-13 FREE
49.8 MB iOS Create movie-quality, heart-pumping action scenes with Action Movie FX. Film anything you want, from toy cars to your friends, then add an FX scene to crea... read our full review
6 Star Trek App Star Trek App
by Paramount Digital Entertainment
read review screen shots Entertainment iPhone Apps 01-31-13 FREE
15.8MB (iOS) 12MB (Android) Star Trek APP is a themed scavenger hunt that challenges you to find places, pictures and sounds in order to climb the ranks of Starfleet. The app also pro... read our full review
7 Laser Pegs Laser Pegs
by LeewayHertz
read review screen shots Entertainment iPhone Apps 12-17-12 FREE
iPad Only Make your child feel like a young Tony Stark with the Laser Pegs app on the iPad. The Laser Pegs app allows your child to build, shape and design Laser Peg... read our full review
8 Office Zombie Office Zombie
by Fluik Entertainment Inc.
read review screen shots Entertainment iPhone Apps 09-23-11 FREE
14.5 MB Fluik's Free iPhone Apps feature graphics to rival Angry Birds'. The developer's newest Halloween release, "The OfficeZombie," mee... read our full review
9 Mensa Brain Test Mensa Brain Test
by Barnstorm Games
read review screen shots Entertainment iPhone Apps 11-18-10 $1.99
9.2 Are you in the smartest two percent of the population? Now you can really find out who out of your friends is the smartest. read our full review
10 The Onion News Network The Onion News Network
by EachScape
read review screen shots Entertainment iPhone Apps 06-11-10 FREE
2.4MB The Onion News Network is perhaps the most mis-informative iPhone app yet. ONN now keeps a pulse on the funny bone of America on-the-go. read our full review