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If there’s one question that I get asked a lot, more than any other as a matter of fact, it’s “how do you keep finding Apps to review?”. I started thinking about that question today as I was thinking about what I wanted to say about this App. The truth is, I don’t go looking for Apps “just to review” usually. For the most part the Apps that I review are Apps that I have found to solve a problem. After all, if it doesn’t solve a problem, what good is it really? Recently I started the process of moving into my new town
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home. Before I moved even the first thing in though, I decided that I wanted to paint things to make it feel more like home, more mine from day one. I headed over to the hardware store to start looking at colors and quickly realized that I had no idea what color I wanted. So, being me, I immediately went to my iPhone for help. What I found is quite possibly THE best iPhone App for anyone planning on painting anything in their home. Colorsmart not only helps you find your paint color, it helps you calculate how much paint you will need, and lets you preview it on a wide assortment of example rooms. These rooms aren’t simulated digital representations of rooms, rather they are photos of actual rooms. Even though this is an App about house paint, the design, quality, and execution make it an App for other developers to strive to emulate.

Find Your Color
First and foremost this App is about getting you the right color for your project. Whether you’re painting a bathroom, bedroom, kitchen or barn, Behr Colorsmart is the perfect App to help identify the right color for you. There are a few different options to find the correct color. The first option is to use the Explore Color tab. This pulls up a palette of every color that Behr offers. Choose your desired color family,  the color style (muted, pure, or shaded), and the specific hue. When you have made your selection Colorsmart shows you not only the paint name and number, but it also shows you complimenting colors, and offers to show you a preview of it. This is TRULY a well thought out App.

Have a color that you want to match? Not a problem! use your iPhone’s industry leading camera to take a photo, or choose a photo from your photo library. Once your image is loaded pinch to zoom in to the specific area that you would like to match and simply tap on the area. Colorsmart will bring up that color from the Behr line of paints, again with the name and Behr number. Once you have chosen your color, save it to favorites by tapping the icon in the upper right hand corner for future reference.
 

Once you’ve chosen your colors, the last thing to figure out before you head to the store to purchase it, is how much paint you will need. Behr has you covered there too! Under the More tab at the bottom of the screen, you will find a Paint calculator that will help you determine exactly how many gallons you’re going to need to finish your project!
 
The Bottom Line
This App has it all! As you can see from the screen shots and the description, this App has it all; great UI, in depth functionality, and extreme usefulness! If you’re planning a painting project any time soon, you need this App. Colorsmart will help you save time, get the perfect color, and buy the correct amount of paint. It’s truly one of the most useful Apps I’ve ever seen.
 
You can get Behr Colorsmart for your iOS device from the iTunes store for free here:
 
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MoodCraft lets you create, design and share your own moods and smileys with your friends! You can take full control of your own emoticon designs and make them truly yours.
By tagging your friends, you can also express through your emotions what is your current state of mind is and if you desire, let them know what you are thinking about them at that precise time!
By using MoodCraft, you will also be able to discover how other people feel. You can even go one step further and find out how others think and feel about you!
With MoodCraft, you will start to discover and underst
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and your own emotions better as well as the emotions of others.
Features:
- Build your own moods with your fingers in a matter of seconds
- Check what your friends are thinking and feeling
- Share with your friends your own state of mind
- Tag your friends so they know how you feel about them
- Discover how other people feel about you
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JOIN THE ANGRY BIRDS IN THEIR BIGGEST ADVENTURE YET!

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away... a group of desperate rebel birds faced off against a galactic menace: the Empire’s evil Pigtroopers!

Rebel birds, striking from a hidden base, have won their first victory against the evil Imperial Pigs. During the battle, Rebel spies managed to steal secret plans to the Empire’s ultimate weapon, the PIG STAR, and are racing to deliver the plans to the Rebel Birds. Now they need your help!

Join an epic adventure with the Angry Birds in the legendary Star Wars™ univ
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erse! Use the Force, wield your lightsaber, and blast away Pigtroopers on an intergalactic journey from the deserts of Tatooine to the depths of the Pig Star -- where you’ll face off against the terrifying Darth Vader, Dark Lord of the Pigs! Can you become a Jedi Master and restore freedom to the galaxy?

Time to grab your lightsaber and join the adventure! May the birds be with you!

HOURS AND HOURS OF ENGAGING GAMEPLAY - Explore more than 100 levels in iconic locations like Tatooine and the Pig Star. Can you dodge Imperial pigs, laser turrets, Tusken Raider pigs, and the dark side of the Force to get all three stars?

NEW GAMEPLAY MECHANICS - Use lightsabers, Blasters and Jedi powers to wreak havoc on the Imperial Pigs!

LEVEL UP YOUR BIRDS - Keep playing and level up your birds to improve their skills!

SECRETS AND HIDDEN GOODIES - Can you unlock all the R2-D2 and C-3PO bonus levels?

FREE UPDATES - This is only the beginning of the epic saga!

THE MIGHTY FALCON
Stuck on a tricky level? Earn stars and call the Mighty Falcon to rain down the destruction. New goals, achievements and gameplay!

PATH OF THE JEDI
The ultimate training ground for a Young Jedi, this episode features 40 Dagobah Challenge Levels with Jedi Master Yoda! Master the Path of the Jedi to unlock the ultimate Lightsaber! Available as an in-app purchase, or by earning three stars on every level.

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Sherlock Holmes is a character loved by millions whose tales of crime and intrigue have entertained millions for years.
Sherlock Holmes for the iPad from GUTENBERGZ INC. tells the classic tales of Sherlock Holmes with original music, art, and more, on the iPad! 
The first thing you’ll notice when launching the app is the custom art used in each story. Not only is the art unique, it adds a new dimension to Sherlock Holmes and differentiates the app from many others found on the iPad.
Sherlock Holmes for iPad contains five different stories and 100 pages of immersive storyte
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lling. Each page features interactive elements, music and more which add to the already fantastic stories.

The five stories included in the app are:
1.The Five Orange Pips
2. The Red-Headed League
3. The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle
4. The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet
5. The Adventure of the Speckled Band
Five great tales to be sure, but far from the 56 short stories and 4 novels in the entire collection. Breezing through the stories and wanting more is one of the few things I did not like about the app. It would be nice to see the future updates to the app include new stories.
That said, for the a unique iPad reading experience using the outstanding stories of Sherlock Holmes, Sherlock Holmes for the iPad is an app you’ll definitely want to purchase.
 
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My kids love storybook apps on the iPad, as I’m sure so many kids do. There are a ton of them, and honestly it can become a bit overwhelming trying to weed through the good from the bad. That’s what I try to do with these reviews, bring you those that I find my kids thoroughly enjoy.
Who Stole The Moon is one they’ve been liking a lot lately. Not just because it’s a well put together children’s storybook, but because it has almost all the essential pieces that they’ve come to expect, plus a fun story as well. It’s more than just a storybook though
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, it’s an interactive story, with music and games for kids to enjoy even after they’ve gone through the story time and again. There are 8 original songs and 4 different games for the children to play.
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The story is about a boy who loves looking out his sky-light at the Moon. He finds one night that he can’t see it, it’s missing…and attempts to track down who took it. His adventure leads him outside to talk with various nocturnal animals, learning about what they do, all the while trying to find the “Moon thief”.
The app is full of very vivid illustrations and nice animations as well as the games and songs I mentioned earlier. It has 15 different languages to choose from, and is narrated (if you so choose) very well. The story itself is fun and cute, and my kids really loved it. Funnily enough my oldest daughter used to have a fascination with the Moon when she was very young, once asking if she could borrow her grandfather’s ladder to climb up to it…she was 2. The idea that the Moon is missing is a neat take on a children’s story, and the story isn’t overly complicated, but does a great job of explaining how the Moon can be hidden at times, what happens outside the house at night, and keeps kids engaged while doing so.
My only issue with the app was that it is a portrait only application. I’m not sure why this bothers me, but my first instinct when using storybook apps with the kids is to turn it landscape, and this wasn’t an option here. I hate to knock an app for something like this, as I’m sure it’s a design choice based on content, but when I sit down with a kid on each side, landscape orientation just works better.
Other than that, I can say the app was a hit at our house, kids aged 5 & 7, and has become a go-to bedtime story already.
Check out the Paid Version [App Store Link]
Check out the Free Version [App Store Link]
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LodgeNet provides the hotel TV service for many of the hotels in major cities like New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago, Dallas, Phoenix, Miami and Seattle. Unfortunately although you have a choice in hotels, you don’t really have a choice in hotel entertainment systems. However, if you do happen to stay in a property that has LodgeNet and you have an iOS device (this is a Universal app) with internet access you can use it to control your TV, get information about the hotel you’re staying in and if the service allows you can even check out the r
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oom service and other services. Of course you can also order video on demand right from your iOS device.
Works in San Francisco
 
I’m traveling on business this week and I got to my room last night. I had downloaded the LodgeNet App a while ago, but this was the 1st time that I was in a property that supports it. I may have been in one before, but I don’t always turn on the hotel TV when I travel. During my channel surfing I saw the ad for the App and remembered that I already had it. So I decided to give it a try. You pair the App with your current room’s TV by displaying the code (I imagine it changes with each new guest) on the TV from the entertainment menu. Key that code into the App on your device and you’re all set. From that point on you can use the touch screen on your iDevice to change channels, control the volume and order video on demand content. It’s simple and it works, but it could be so much more. As a TV remote it’s cool, but not a killer App. However, if it tied into things like ordering room service, making reserations at hotel restaurants, etc., ordering car services/taxis, summoning the bellhop, unlocking the door when you return to the room, wakeup calls, digital do-not-disturb signs, etc. then the App would be infinitely more usable. As it stands the App works as advertised, but it would be nice to see it go way beyond TV control.

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Love quizzes? Feel like a challenge? Test your knowledge with DK’s Quiz app and play thousands of questions for free. There is a quiz for you whether you love music, film, history, food, travel, insects, inventions, plants, sports, animals. Play solo and check out your score on the leaderboard to see how you rank overall, by category and against your friends. The addictive turn-based challenge mode allows you to go head-to-head with friends by entering their user name or connecting through Facebook.
What are you waiting for? Start playing now…
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Strategy games are not easy — there, I’ve said it. Games such as Civilization, Starcraft 2, Age of Empires and the like require serious multitasking skills and the ability to judge a situation in various ways. You might think an iPad game couldn’t compete with that kind of intense gaming experience. Well, you’d be wrong.
Clash of Clans is a game for the serious player.
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From the creators of Angry Birds: an all new game from the PIGS’ point of view!

"Extremely fun and very challenging" -- Kotaku

“The best title Rovio has released yet” - IGN

“4/4 - Must Have” -- Slide to Play

"Bad Piggies is awesome, and needs to be a part of your iOS game collection just as much as the rest of the Angry Birds series" - Touch Arcade

"If you can’t enjoy watching a pig drive a badly constructed car off a cliff and onto a pile of dynamite, you probably don’t have a soul." - Yahoo/BGR

Create the ultimate flying/craw
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ling/rolling/spinning/crashing device and pilot the pigs safely to the eggs!

The Bad Piggies are after the eggs again -- but as usual, nothing is going according to plan! Can you create the ultimate flying machine and steer them safely to their destination? Those tricky pigs have a few objects they can use, but they need your help to turn these into the perfect transportation!

With more than 72 levels, and free updates coming up, you have hours and hours of pig-crashing, exploding, and flying fun! Get three stars to unlock 18 more levels! HINT: Sometimes you need to play the level several times to achieve all the objectives -- try building a new device or steering in a different way to earn all the stars!

Features
● 72 levels crammed with flying/driving/crashing fun!
● 18 additional levels unlocked by getting three stars!
● Free updates!
● 4 sandbox levels to stretch your creativity!
● Ultra-special, ultra-secret, ultra-difficult sandbox level to unlock by collecting all the skulls!
● 33 objects to create the ultimate machine: motors, wings, fans, bottle rockets, umbrellas, balloons, and much more!

Mechanic Pig
● Need help? This little piggy will build it for you!
● Mechanic pig pre-assembles transport for you!
● All you have to do is pilot it!
● Tweak his design to get all three stars!

Get ready to see pigs fly!

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ON SALE TO CELEBRATE THE LAUNCH.
BUY NOW BEFORE THE PRICE GOES UP!

★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★

#1 App in United States

"iTranslate Voice is voice translation on the iPhone executed perfectly."
- Kilian Bell, CultofMac

"In my tests, iTranslate Voice has been extremely accurate and reliable. iTranslate Voice is impressive"
- Federico Viticci, Macstories.net

"Spectacular, real-time language translation by simply speaking into your iPhone"
- Brent Dirks, AppAdvice.com

"Absolute purchase recommendation"
- Thiemo
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Bergner, Apfelnews

★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★

Instantly speak another language, voice to voice. Can you imagine talking into your phone in one language and immediately hearing yourself in another language? That’s exactly what iTranslate Voice does. Just speak into your phone and it immediately speaks back to you in one of our 31 languages.

With iTranslate Voice you can:

★ Instantly speak 31 languages...
Instantly start a voice to voice conversation into one of our 31 languages and dialects.

★ Look up words...
Look up definitions and meanings for common words & phrases, just using your voice.

★ Share translations...
Simply click on a translation to copy, mail, text or tweet it.

★ Super accurate voice recognition...
Forget typing... The accuary of our voice recognition is so amazing, that you don't need your keyboard anymore.

★ Edit translations...
If you're old school you can always bring up the keyboard. Simply long click on a Mic and start typing.

★ Perfect if you want to...
...learn a new language.
...travel to a foreign country.
...chat with people who don't speak your language.

Supported languages & dialects:
English (US), English (UK), English (Australia), Spanish (Spain), Spanish (United States), Spanish (Mexico), French (France), French (Canada), German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin (China), Mandarin (Taiwan), Cantonese, Korean, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Portuguese (Portugal), Portuguese (Brazil), Polish, Russian

Additional languages with voice output:
Arabic, Bahasa (Indonesia), Basque, Catalan, Greek, Hindi, Slovak, Thai, Turkish

What are you waiting for? Try the app while its on sale and start speaking different languages, voice to voice. Don't miss your chance!

Notice:
Voice recognition for Swedish language does not work at the moment. We have already fixed it and everything will work fine in the next update. Sorry for the inconveniences.

P.S. If you have any suggestions, questions or need some help, just write us a letter to feedback@sonicomobile.com We are always glad to help you as soon as possible