iOS apps of the day [May 9, 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 May 9, 2012


EZBuzz is a scheduling app that uses your voice for the reminder instead of typing it. This app starts off with a quick tutorial on how to create the event or meeting in the app which starts off by double-tap to select a time. With this you can attach notes and photos, set repeat frequency and pre-alerts, easily reschedule reminders by dragging them on the time-scale, calendar and list views for efficient management of reminders, current time indicator for easier time selection, reminder prioritization, minute-snapping modes for nearest 5th, 10th and 15th minutes, automatic purging of reminders, and an icon badge for counting past and unread reminders.  You can use the details indicators in calendar, list and reminder views plus you can listen to the recording with the earphone mode without disturbing anyone else.

Price: $0.99

Version discovered: 2.0.2

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

Download size: 2.6 MB

EZBuzz on iTunes

RIPT Apparel

RIPT Apparel is a store that provides a special T-shirt of the day for a reasonable price. These T-shirts are available only for 24 hours which might have something that interest you like something related to science fiction, video games, and other things that fans would appreciate.  You can buy the shirt from within the app which has a wide range of sizes up to a 3XL in men, and you can even comment on the T-shirt.

Price: Free

Version discovered: 1.0

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

Download size: 0.3 MB

RIPT Apparel on iTunes

Awesome Solitaire

Awesome Solitaire is a solitaire game with a different look and feel. Instead of the basic green color background with standard looking card back styles, you get a stylish looking backgrounds with unique card backs. You can choose from Awesome, Lo-Fi and Mundane which changes the background and the card backs, and unfortunately you cannot change each individually. Whenever  you draw from the deck for cards, you can choose from drawing 1 to drawing 3 cards at one time. The game keeps score by a dollar amount of how many cards you play.

Price: $0.99

Version discovered: 1.1

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

Download size: 8 MB

Awesome Solitaire 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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