iOS apps of the day [July 2, 2012]

Today’s Apps

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iOS has over 600,000 apps. With so many apps out there, app discovery (aka finding new and useful apps) is extremely difficult. With our iOS Apps of the Day initiative, dotTech aims to change that. Everyday we post three apps, allowing our readers to discover new apps, daily. Enjoy! [Subscribe to our iOS section to never miss an article: RSS Feed | E-mail]

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Apps for July 2, 2012

Osprey Aviation Collection – Planes of World War 1

Osprey Aviation Collection – Planes of World War 1 is a good reference tool for the aviation enthusiast especially if it involves airplanes from history. This app includes a lot of airplanes that were flown during World War 1 by the British, French, German and Italians. These planes are detailed, historically accurate and recreated in high resolution which also has a collection of aircraft types, profiles and markings. You can view this in portrait or landscape mode which will give you a better look at each aircraft.

Price: $2.99

Version discovered: 1.0

Requires: iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad; iOS 3.0 and up

Download size: 13.4 MB

Osprey Aviation Collection – Planes of World War 1 on iTunes

LiveProfile

LiveProfile is a messaging app that can be used across multiple smartphones other than the iPhone. This app can be used to chat with others that have LiveProfile on their Blackberry and Android devices so that you can message, send a photo or video, videos, post status updates, customize your profile, set your profile picture, and more. You can also see when messages are sent, delivered, read, and when the other person is typing a message. You won’t be using any sort of text messaging since this is done via the data network. You can even integrate this with Twitter and Facebook which also includes emoticons, offline messaging and push notifications without paying for anything extra.

Price: Free

Version discovered: 1.1.14

Requires: iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad; iOS 3.0 and up

Download size: 4.4 MB

LiveProfile on iTunes

Kick the Buddy: Independence Day

Kick the Buddy: Independence Day is a fun game that you can mess around with your Buddy. You can do this by exploding fireworks, shoot from an artillery gun, overeat during competitions, personalize the character, and participate in a parade. This app’s features include unique holiday elements, unique holiday box for Buddy, unique holiday suits for Buddy, exciting achievements, and some surprises for fans. It’s one unique way of celebrating Independence Day before you really watch the real fireworks.

Price: $0.99

Version discovered: 1.0

Requires: iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad; iOS 4.0 and up

Download size: 88.6 MB

Kick the Buddy: Independence Day on iTunes

dotTechies: We have tested all the apps listed above. However, iOS Apps of the Day articles are not intended as “reviews” but rather as “heads-up” to help you discover new apps. Always use your best judgement when downloading apps, such as trying trial/free versions before purchasing paid apps, if applicable.

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