The highest-rated and -ranked apps this week are an interesting combination of games, device enhancers like Zedge, Pandora and the SwiftKey Keyboard, and one book: the Bible.Apple apps CSR Racing (Free)* — This visually arresting drag-racing game is consistently rated as an all-time favorite by racing-game enthusiasts. (Mobilewalla score: 99/100) Sports Illustrated Magazine (free download, with monthly or single-edition subscription plans)* — SI allows fans to keep up with all the latest in sports and swimsuit models. (Score: 99/100) Clear Vision (17+) ($0.99)* — Stick figures are being killed all over America with this wildly popular app that turns a supermarket cleaner into a world-class hit man. (Score: 99/100) Words With Friends ($2.99)* — Words With Friends allows people of all ages to connect with a common pursuit in this crossword-puzzle-based word game. (Score: 99/100) Where’s My Water? ($0.99)* — Disney’s Swampy just wants to take a shower, but he can’t until you solve the mystery of his missing water in this plumbing puzzler. (Score: 99/100)Android apps Zedge (Free)* — If your friends have cool wallpaper and ringtones, they probably found them on Zedge. (Mobilewalla score: 99/100) Pandora Internet Radio (Free)* — This app creates a radio station tailored to you, after you choose a few favorite artists to get it started. (Score: 99/100) Bible (Free)* — With 95 million users reading this electronic version of the Bible in 35 languages, it’s safe to say that this version is the favorite of mobile users. (Score: 99/100) SwiftKey Keyboard ($3.99) — Users love this keyboard. It seems to know what you are thinking, guessing your next word and accurately correcting what you type. (Score: 98/100) Asphalt 7: Heat ($0.99)* — Race the world’s hottest, fastest high-performance vehicles on 15 international tracks. (Score: 98/100)*Available on Apple and Android.
Mobilewalla is a search and discovery engine using breakthrough technology to score every app to help consumers navigate the mobile application marketplace. Apps are scored using an algorithm that weighs several characteristics, including user ratings, position within category and staff recommendations. For more app intel, go to www.mobilewalla.com. Anindya Datta is a technologist and founder of Mobilewalla.