This App Guarantees You've Always Got A Deck Of Cards On Hand

This App Guarantees You've Always Got a Deck Of Cards On Hand

When a deck is available, it's probably the easiest way to start up a quick game of cards with a group of friends. But while many of us have a smartphone on hand 24/7, few of us have a deck of cards in our pockets as well. This is why this app that creates a virtual deck and a virtual card table on an iPad is so wonderful.

Simply called The Card Table, the app's name reflects its minimal features and options, but don't for a second think that means it's not incredibly useful. Start the app on a bunch of iPhones and an iPad all on the same wireless network (or using Bluetooth) and it becomes a virtual deck of cards letting you play whatever game you want.

This App Guarantees You've Always Got a Deck Of Cards On Hand

You can send cards to the table, flick them to other players, and even let the software do all the shuffling and dealing. If a real deck of cards is available it's probably still the simpler way to go, but there are plenty of situations — like anytime you find yourself with a group of friends who are bored — where this app could really save the day. And unlike that deck of cards you tried to swipe from the casino, the app is completely free. [iTunes App Store via Brigham Young University]

Trending Stories Right Now