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iOS apps of the day [May 5, 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 [6] 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 [4] | E-mail [5]]

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Apps for May 5, 2012

Caniner Doggie Diary

[9]Caniner Doggie Diary is a diary you can keep track of your dog’s life from the first time you receive him/her. With this app you can follow your dog’s mental and physical development like photos, body weight, and puppy school progress, keep track of important changes to your dog’s lifestyle, log your dog’s exercise and other noteworthy activities, store notes from the last vet visit as well as document any unusual behavior for the next visit, share with the rest of your family how your dog is doing. You can even add future events like an appointment at the vet.

If for some reason you do not have an internet connection, you can key in everything and when you have your internet available you can upload everything you have done. and you can also add up to 8 dogs to your diary. You also have full offline access to your diary, including the ability to add/edit events and post photos, your diary, photos and all, is automatically backed up to the cloud, easily export parts of your diary as an email to share with your vet, family or friends, tag and filter your diary entries to quickly look up health-related entries, favorite moments, and so forth, access the same diary from multiple devices, directly add events in your diary to your iPhone calendar in one easy step, and a built-in photo lab with many high-quality photo filters and effects.

Price: $0.99 (but free for a limited time) [10]

Version discovered: 1.0.4

Requires: iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad; iOS 4.2 and up

Download size: 13.1 MB

Caniner Doggie Diary on iTunes [11]

Starlight – Mobile Planetarium

[12]Starlight – Mobile Planetarium will show you the position of the start at the time that you launch the app. With this app you have a lot of information at your fingertips that you can learn about stars and planets and discover trivia connecting stars to some of your favorite science fiction as well as learn the folklore behind constellations. There are also 88 different constellations listed in this app and planets of the solar system including Pluto.  This is a universal app that you can play on either your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad!  This app has been designed for the iPhone 3GS and later, iPod 3rd Gen, and the iPad. In order to properly use this app, you must have the Location Service enabled.

Price: $0.99 (but free for a limited time) [13]

Version discovered: 1.0

Requires: iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad; iOS 4.2 and up

Download size: 8.8 MB

Starlight – Mobile Planetarium on iTunes [14]

Jewel Quest

[15]Jewel Quest is a puzzle game that all you do is match 3 or more to clear that part of the board for that level. Once you have cleared the board, you will move on to the next level’s board. This game includes 140 core levels plus 20 bonus levels across three different Quests, HD graphics optimized for iOS4 Retina Display, iPod Media Player integration enables you to play music from your own iTunes library, built-in high scores and leader boards through OpenFeint and Game Center (which allows you to link in your Facebook or Twitter accounts to compete against your friends), and localized in Spanish, German, French, and Italian.

Price: $0.99 [16]

Version discovered: 1.4

Requires: iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad

Download size: 212 MB

Jewel Quest on iTunes [17]

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.