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iOS apps of the day [June 9, 2012]

Today’s Apps

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Apps for June 9, 2012

Fax Burner

[9]Fax Burner allows you to receive faxes to your iDevice and email. All you need to do to start receiving faxes is to create an account either on your device or on the web. There are three levels of use free, professional and premier. The big difference between all the levels is that with free you are assigned a fax number that you can use for 24 hours as well as receiving 25 inbound faxes a month and 5 outbound faxes for the lifetime you have a free account. The professional level gives you a permanent fax number and 500 pages of inbound and outbound faxing. The premier level gives you a permanent fax number like professional and you have a total of 2,000 inbound and outbound faxing. The professional level costs $9.97 per month, and the premier costs $19.79 per month.

When you receive a fax on your iDevice you will hear the familiar faxing when you receive your fax to give you a bit of nostalgia from the golden years of fax machines. The company states that their prices are competitive with other electronic fax companies so it is worth it to check it out. There was a review that states that they had paid for the service and wasn’t getting anything as a result. Hopefully this was a one-off situation, but if you want to pay make sure that you can get your money back if something goes wrong. I doubt there would be any problems so be careful when going to a paid account and read the fine print when signing in.

Price: Free [10]

Version discovered: 2.0.1

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

Download size: 2.7 MB

Fax Burner on iTunes [11]

Learn Spanish *

[12]Learn Spanish * will help you learn a new language as you would learn it in a classroom yet it is faster than that. This app uses a system called Intelligent Cumulative Exposure which allows the system of introducing concepts incrementally, at gradually increasing difficulty, in the context of real sentences, while repeating the tough concepts in the right intervals of time which is based on your confidence levels.

This app has a carefully tailored curriculum that builds on previous concepts and guides you from beginner to conversational at your own pace. This also has the equivalent of two years worth of high school Spanish classes. There are over 6,000 audio flashcards for the most common Spanish words, phrases, and sentence constructions, including a BONUS section on Business Spanish. You also can have provided the simple explanations for key grammatical concepts and the most common verb conjugations. You actually have a convenient browse and search functions that allow you to easily find cards you want. There are also ongoing feedback, statistics, and visualization tools to help you track your progress. All lessons include workbooks so you can learn more about a certain word or phrase that might seem confusing.

Price: $0.99 [13]

Version discovered: 2.20120131

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

Download size: 108 MB

Learn Spanish * on iTunes [14]

Line Runner

[15]Line Runner is a game that all you need to do is jump and roll to avoid the obstacles that the man is approaching at a very fast pace. All you need to do is to press the bottom left of the screen to roll under high boxes, and press the bottom right of the screen to jump over the boxes that are low. The longer you hold down as you would in jumping you would go a little further in distance than if just just simply tapped the screen. Challenge your friends to see who can go the distance the furthest. You can try to beat the scores with other people online with the 10 different courses included in the game. It should be noted that this app has been free since May 25, 2012 so you might get this app for free since there is no way of knowing how long this will be available.

Price: $0.99 [16]

Version discovered: 1.9

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

Download size: 8.3 MB

Line Runner 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.