Whether you’re a fan of trivia or a gamer or both, there’s an app for you. The rich world of TV and movies has spawned many spin-offs since the birth of the industry, and apps are no exception to the rule. From the many sci-fi inspired games to all things Star Trek to what’s on where and when to watching re-runs of classics, here are 10 apps spawned by TV and movies we’re sure you’ll love.
10 Apps Spawned by TV and Movies
Star Trek Communicator
This Communicator app turns your iPhone, iPod, or iPad into a replica of the device found on the famous sci-fi show. It comes loaded with the voices of main characters for added realism. Those who have it on their phones can even call up contacts through the Communicator.
Glee inspired millions across the United States to tap their feet along with each episode’s soundtrack. Now, you can get an app that lets you join in on a new level – karaoke! Sing along as the lyrics scroll across the screen. The Glee Karaoke app features pitch correction, so you’ll sound your best while putting on your show.
The Vampire Diaries
This steamy series attracts a lot of viewers, some of whom want to snap of few pictures where they look downright vampiric. The app offers users a way to take their pictures and convert them to sharable images inspired by the show.
Dexter the Game
Dexter the Games lets fans of the show about a serial killer who kills murders delve even deeper into Dexter’s world. In this 3D game, you can help Dexter choose who gets the knife next, and guide him through his daily tasks as a blood splatter analyst. Make sure Dexter honors the most important part of his deceased father’s code: don’t get caught.
The Daily Show Headlines
The Daily Show Headlines app keeps you in the loop about what happened recently on this popular comedy show about current events. It features brief recaps, clips you can share, reminders for upcoming episodes, and additional background information about the show’s topics and interviewees.
Arrested Development Quotes
Known for its off-beat humor, Arrested Development has plenty of hilarious one-liners. The developer of Arrested Development Quotes consolidated some of the most memorable lines into this app so die-hard fans always have hilarious sound bites close at hand. It app is also makes it easy to set them up as ringers for your phone.
1980s TV Trivia
Blending wholesome and quirky, many 1980s TV series hold appeal for multiple generations. This app challenges your knowledge of these shows. You can expect to get questions about Growing Pains, Family Ties, and others.
TV Guide Mobile
Figuring out what is on the television has never been easier. Simply download the TV Guide mobile app and you have instant access to TV listening by zip code, episode information, and entertainment news. You do not need to worry about forgetting to tune it with this app, either. It keeps track of all your favorite shows and gives you the option of setting personal notifications.
Movie Vault for iPad
A small, one-time purchase of this app means access to 1,000 classic movies. The selection includes a wide range of genres, and they are always adding to this app’s collection It’s a great buy for a classic movie buff.
The movie that smashed box office records has an accompany action-adventure game for anyone who wants to spend more time in Avatar’s fantasy world. Set before the film takes place, the game allows players to decide where to travel and whom to attack.
Entertainment from television and movies does not need to stop at the source. If you are a huge fan, you can bring the experience with you on the go, too.
Guest post contributed by Carla Gregson for TastyBingo.com – see the latest blog post from Tasty. Carla is a freelance technology writer who enjoys keeping up to date with the latest apps.
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