Halloween Roundup: Mobile Monsters & Mayhem


The spooky Halloween season is upon us and to get you in the spirit, we’ve collected fun resources to deck out your phone for the occasion. These sights and sounds will haunt your smartphone and make you the life of the party. We’ve collected games and other fun apps to keep you in the mood, and we’ve included some practical apps too, just to keep our sense of responsibility in place. And of course, there’s always Angry Birds Halloween to keep the season front and center.

Fun Halloween Mobile Stuff

Halloween Live Wallpaper II. This live wallpaper for Android (s goog) has pumpkins and bats galore, all customizable as you like. Free.

Halloween Party Pack. Nothing sets the mood of Halloween like the proper music, and this pack for Android has some old favorites. No Halloween is complete without Monster Mash, Thriller and The Rocky Horror Picture Show music videos in this pack. $1.00.

iPhone Wallpaper Pack. These fun and spooky wallpapers should look nice and frightening on that Retina Display. Free.

123 HD Glow Coloring Book. Someone told me Halloween is for kids, so this Halloween-themed coloring book for the iPhone (s aapl) and iPad is to keep the little trick-or-treaters happy. $1.99

All-in-1 ZombieBox. Not one but ten zombie games for the iPhone. Nothing says Halloween like stomping some zombies. $0.99.

Illumination US. Light the way for your little prince and princess on Halloween night with this app that turns your iPhone into a handy flashlight. Has strobe and morse code functions, too. Free.

Best Halloween Ringtones. Over 80 spooky ringtones for the BlackBerry (s rimm) gets you in the spirit every time a call comes in. $3.99.

Trickortracker. This Android app could be the parent’s best friend. It is a GPS child tracker for those whose kids are just starting to trick or treat on their own. It’s installed on both the parent’s and child’s phone, and enables one-touch location of the child on the map. The child can hit the Parent Locate button if things get a bit too spooky. Free.

Calorie Counter by FatSecret. You know you’re going to eat Halloween candy until you’re sick, right? This calorie counter is available for every gadget around (Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, iPad), and helps you assess the damage you’ve done by tracking all of the calories you’ve consumed. That’s assuming you’re honest about how much candy you’ve scarfed down. Free.

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