SkyDrive, Google Maps and other iOS app faves of 2012

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SkyDrive, Google Maps and other iOS app faves of 2012

Angry Birds Star Wars was one of my favs for the year.

(Credit: Screenshot by Lance Whitney/CNET)

2012 was another year that kept me glued to my iPhone and iPad, checking out the latest batch of iOS games and other apps. So which ones proved to be among my favorites? In alphabetical order…

Angry Birds Star Wars My wife and I love to play Angry Birds, and the Star Wars edition is a great take on the familiar franchise. This app could’ve easily taken a turn to the dark side. But Rovio knew just how to pair its birds and piggies with the classic Star Wars characters and settings that fans know and love. The challenging game play, the clever scenarios, and the evocative music all make this app a force to be reckoned with.

Google Maps Following the debacle of its own maps app, Apple wisely allowed Google Maps back into its App Store. And iOS users are all the better for it.

When I’m in the car without my GPS, this is the app I rely on to get me where I’m going. The on-screen and spoken directions are clear and easy to follow. When I’m traveling by foot and don’t quite know where I am, Google Maps points me to the right spot, sometimes with a little Street View thrown in. And when I want directions, … [Read more]

SkyDrive, Google Maps and other iOS app faves of 2012

SkyDrive, Google Maps and other iOS app faves of 2012

SkyDrive, Google Maps and other iOS app faves of 2012

SkyDrive, Google Maps and other iOS app faves of 2012

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