Few film characters drink as many — or as wide a variety — of drinks as James Bond. Now you can trace the secret agent's steps swigs with the Bond Mixology App ($2). This veritable encyclopedia of Bond-inspired booze tracks each drink Bond has during the film series, complete with recipes, scene times, and descriptions, making it a suitable smartphone assistant for any aspiring double "O". [Thanks, Jon]
We're already living in the future, so why is it we still need silly things like cash and credit cards? Google Wallet (Free) is aiming to get rid of those relics from a bygone era by connecting your credit card — Citi MasterCards or Google Prepaid cards only, to start — with your NFC-capable Android phone to let you pay at any PayPass-capable terminal, and also letting you take advantage of exclusive Google Offers to help you save money at the same time. Next up? The flying car.
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It's almost unfair: you're a long-time HBO subscriber, paying more than a Netflix or Hulu subscription, yet still can't watch your favorite shows and movies on your iOS device. Until now. HBO Go (Free) lets you watch any episode of HBO's excellent shows like The Wire, True Blood, Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire, Entourage, Six Feet Under and The Sopranos instantly on-demand on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch, along with a host of other original specials and the latest movies showing on the acclaimed network — as long as you're with the right provider. We'll leave the Late Night category to your own private perusal.
Knowing that it's only a matter of time before the smartphone completely replaces the notebook for most people, Moleskine's done the only logical thing it could do: it's made an app. The Moleskine App (Free) acts like a virtual library of the company's celebrated notebooks, with your choice of plain, ruled, or squared paper, you can write and edit text notes, sketch, insert and store images, geotag notes, and share your thoughts via email or online.
Classic gamers rejoice — Atari is brining all the 2600 action you can handle with its new iPhone app. Atari's Greatest Hits (Free-$15) lets you indulge in 100 old school games (18 classic Atari arcade games and 92 Atari 2600 games), including Asteroids, Centipede, Crystal Castles (not the band), and Star Raiders. You also get Bluetooth mutliplayer options, plus original cabinet and box art. Two ways to buy — 25 separate packs available for download at $0.99, or you can get all 100 games for $15. iCade anyone?