After Ringtone Designer Pro’s extended 30 seconds of fame atop the App Store’s paid-for charts, another time-based offering holds sway this week.
Funnily enough, if you divide the average ringtone length by 1,000, you’ll discover the fastest possible human reaction time and, not coincidentally, the name of the #1 app!
0.03 seconds Pro from Ming Liang Chien tests your reflexes in a series of straightforward mini-games, all served up in HD graphics optimised for iPhone 4’s Retina display and measured to the millisecond.
EA Sports’s current tag line is the seemingly ubiquitous ‘It’s in the game’. The famed publishing arm of Electronic Arts may now wish to change the motto to ‘It’s in the Top 10’, seeing as both the newly released FIFA 11 and Tiger Woods PGA Tour feature at #3 and #6 respectively.
The most contrite golfer of this, or indeed any other, generation has seen his iPhone sim benefit tremendously from a Ryder Cup-related temporary price drop, driving its way up the App Store leaderboard.
Rounding out the Top 10 this week are two UK television tie-ins from opposite ends of the entertainment and language spectrum. Bwark’s foul-mouthed foursome, aka E4’s The Inbetweeners, continues to translate its onscreen popularity into iOS success.
Meanwhile, the apolitical Peppa Pig, a pre-school phenomenon currently airing on Five and Nick. Jr, has trotted her way up the paid-for app charts with a collection of three interactive games.
Will Miang Liang Chien’s 0.03 seconds Pro reign supreme for longer than its moniker, or can one of the highly Qi rated titles discounted recently as part of the "Great iOS Garage Sale" storm to the top spot?
Tune in next Friday to find out.
The official Top 10 Paid Apps chart (1 October 2010) is looking as follows: