iOS apps of the day [June 6, 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 June 6, 2012

Hookt Messenger

Hookt Messenger is an instant messaging program that uses the internet to send messages to in a cheaper way than a text message. This can be used anywhere in the world that you are able to use the internet whether it is 3G or Wi-Fi. You can invite your friends to install the program, and if they do they will be automatically added to your contact list and vice versa. All you need to do is set up an account with your name, mobile phone number and password. You can add your email and even an photo of yourself to the app to make it easier for any of your friends to find you.

Some features include you able to chat in a group with a maximum number of 10 people, sending dozens types of stickers do anyone on your contact list, knowing when your friends have received and read your message, share your photos from your photo album in a message, and change your status update like you would in Facebook. This will work on any smartphone, tablet, computer, or any device you have that uses the internet.

Price: Free

Version discovered: 1.7.0

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

Download size: 9.4  MB

Hookt Messenger on iTunes


UniqBoard is a note taking app that also places the notes on a virtual cork board. When you create a note on what appears to be a sticky note, you have the option of writing your message with a virtual pen/pencil, Writing something in the box when selected will give the illusion that you hand wrote what you need to save for school or work. You can choose what color you want your paper to be. You are able to change the background image to something that is preloaded or create your own. You can organize your notes however you want it to look. Try to find someone you know and trust, you can have a checklist of what is live and what is a duplicate, you can even set an alarm with the included clock radio, and you can back up your data through iTunes via a USB cable.

Price: $1.99

Version discovered: 2.1.2

Requires: iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad; iOS 3.2 and up

Download size: 9.3 MB

UniqBoard on iTunes

Dead Cities

Dead Cities is a survival game that your main goal is to make your way to someplace safe while shooting at zombies. All that needs to be done is to take care of the zombies that fall in our path. Shooting them with the gun will keep the others at bay temporarily. This app also allows you to rfght zombies and survive in the real venues that are around you, various weapons and items to help you surviving, different events and encounters in different venues, ccustomizable skills, perks and character appearances. Even though this appears to be a good game, but there really isn’t a whole lot to do in this app’s link.  The bigest issue is that you have to read what has been spoken to, but you can figure out how to put the costumes together for the purpose of this app that plays in real time.

Price: $0.99

Version discovered: 1.0.0

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

Download size: 59.9 MB

Dead Cities 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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