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iPhone Life Bloggers' Choice Awards: Best Apps of 2013

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We know you've come to rely on the bloggers at iPhoneLife.com for helpful reviews of all the best offerings in the App Store. With over 1 million apps for your iPhone and over 475,000 apps for your iPad, deciding which apps to download can be overwhelming. That's why we asked all of our bloggers to vote for their favorite apps released or updated in 2013. Here are their top three in seven categories!



Adventure-Proof Your iPhone with Otterbox's New Waterproof, Shockproof Preserver Series

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If you haven't already heard, earlier this year one of the world’s leading case manufacturers, Otterbox, bought out their friendly rival in the case development and production business, Lifeproof. Ever since Otterbox made this acquisition I've been eagerly awaiting the release of the first hybrid Otterbox/Lifeproof case. Well, my wait is finally over, as Otterbox has just unveiled the Preserver iPhone case for the iPhones 5/5S/5C ($89.95). With the introduction of the Preserver, Otterbox has in my opinion, created one of the best protective iPhone cases in the ever more crowded field of waterproof and rugged protection cases. If you liked the Otterbox Armor and the Lifeproof frē, or if you are in search of one of the most reliable heavy-duty iPhone cases on the market, you will simply love the new Otterbox Preserver. Read on for all the details of this stellar new protective iPhone case....



Find the Best Fall Colors With These 5 Apps

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Now is the time to take a drive to view the fall colors. Here are five apps that will help you plan that weekend getaway or Sunday drive to enjoy all the beauty that autumn has to offer. 



The Adventure-Proof Series: Meet the ECOROX Waterproof, Bluetooth Mini-Boombox.

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I’ve checked out just about every rugged-protection, Bluetooth speaker in the market, and I have to say, Grace Digital’s ECOROX ($129.99) gets my vote for Best Overall Rugged Bluetooth Speaker so far this year. The ECOROX is an excellent example of meticulous attention to practical detail and functionality. It has all the features anyone might want in a highly portable, heavy-duty Bluetooth speaker, including delivering awesome sound and providing some of the most durable and comprehensive adventure-ready reliability in a Bluetooth speaker. Read on for the details...



Osage Apps Makes Available Native Applications “Platforms” for Towns, Small Business at Competitive Pricing

Osage Apps Makes Available Native Applications “Platforms” for Towns, Small Business at Competitive Pricing

This platform is easily adapted across a broad spectrum of information, travel, business and education venues for iPhone, iPad and/or iPod touch.

Market research conducted by Osage Apps found that many small to medium size towns (15,000 and below) are in need of having their own mobile app for locals and tourists.
“You can find lots of apps for large American cities like New York, Atlanta and Los Angeles, but very few mobile apps are available for small and rural communities,” said Bill Rentfrow, Director of Research and Development. “Now is the perfect time to develop a mobile app for your community,” said Rentfrow.


Colorado's Central City and Black Hawk Mobile Now Ready For Fall-Winter Travel

Colorado's Central City and Black Hawk Mobile Now Ready For Fall-Winter Travel

Central City and Black Hawk Mobile App Now Available

Looking for some adventure in Colorado's Central City and Black Hawk? Check out Central City Mobile.

Available today, For iPhone,iPad and/or iPod users, the app Central City and Black Hawk Mobile allows locals, as well as travelers, to easily “know before they go, then find out where after they’re there,” according to Osage Apps, the mobile app developer, headquartered in Florissant, CO.

Central City and Black Hawk Mobile, the first travel app ever for this historic community has one-touch access to just about everything.


Discover Colorado's historic towns of Cripple Creek and Victor with New App for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

Discover Colorado's historic towns of Cripple Creek and Victor with New App for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

The first travel app celebrating Colorado’s historic towns of Cripple Creek and Victor on the southwest slopes of majestic Pikes Peak is now available in the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

The Cripple Creek App (http://www.appstore.com/CrippleCreek.) gives locals, as well as travelers, one-tap access to just about everything in Cripple Creek and Victor, including maps, places to eat, sleep and play, deals from local businesses and area attractions, weather and road conditions, and even access to local emergency services.

Market research conducted by app creator Osage Apps (http://www.osageapps.com/) has found that many small to medium size towns (15,000 and below) are in need of having their own app for locals and tourists.


Apeirocoup LLC Releases ShopNDineCal for iPhone and iPod Touch

Apeirocoup LLC Releases ShopNDineCal for iPhone and iPod Touch

Apeirocoup LLC today announced that their first application, ShopNDineCal, is now available exclusively for iPhone and iPod touch. ShopNDineCal is a shopping and tip calculator with the capability of directly converting the prices of shopping items or dining expenditures to other currencies. So that while travelling abroad, a user knows exactly how much he is spending on a shopping item or a meal in his home country currency.

Features of ShopNDineCal include the following:

1. Calculates final prices of shopping items with sales tax, percentage discount and additional percentage discount. With option to convert final price to other currencies.

2. Calculates final dining bill with tips. With option to convert final bill and tip amount to other currencies.


Italian Pretati – Video Dictionary

Italian Pretati – Video Dictionary

Italian Pretati – 500+ commonly used travel phrases with video

An app to help travelers with a collection of 500+ commonly spoken phrases with video.

Available on the Apple App Store and Google Play, each of the Pretati mobile app has a collection of over 500 commonly used phrases that an international traveler would need in a foreign country. Do you ever wish when traveling that you could have a companion at your side at all times who you could ask “How do you say in Italian …?” or someone that could speak the local language for you? Pretati translates and provides you with the exact phrases and words, as you should pronounce them.


LogicInMind’s Slideshow Remote Downloads Top Half Million

LogicInMind’s Slideshow Remote Downloads Top Half Million

Innovative iOS app lets professionals take control of PowerPoint and Keynote presentations

(PRWEB) September 1, 2013 — LogicInMind today announced that downloads of Slideshow Remote™ have reached half a million, making this app a very successful tool for all professionals using PowerPoint and Keynote. With more than 50 innovative features, Slideshow Remote is the world’s most advanced PowerPoint remote and viewer and is available through the Apple’s App Store as a free app and as a Pro version for $4.99 (USD).


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