FASTEST MOVERS

Fastest Movers, Apps of the Week, October 21 - 27, 2012

2012-10-25T17:18:00Z 2012-10-25T18:46:08Z Fastest Movers, Apps of the Week, October 21 - 27, 2012 nwitimes.com
October 25, 2012 5:18 pm

Fastest Movers, Apps of the Week

(October 21 – 27, 2012)

This week’s fastest movers indicate that app lovers are into the swing of the fall season. Apple users are looking for shopping deals and creepy apps that turn faces into monsters, while Android users downloaded weather apps and spooky live wallpapers.

APPLE

PairShare ($0.99) - Share your music with any other iOS device that is Bluetooth-enabled. (Mobilewalla Score: 75/100)

WineFinder by ThumbsUpWine.com ($2.99)* - Access all of the features offered by ThumbsupWine while on the go, including reviews, price checks and more. (Score: 75/100)

Tanger Outlets (Free)* - Hitting the outlets this fall? Get customized deals from the outlet giant on brands such as J.Crew, Banana Republic and Nike. (Score: 75/100)

Halloween Town Monster Maker ($0.99) - Turn any facial photo into a scary monster with scars, evil eyes, vampire teeth and spooky shades. Perfect for Halloween. (Score: 74/100)

Monet HD ($0.99) - Optimized for iPad, view all of Monet’s work, including his paintings and etchings, in beautiful high definition. (Score: 73/100)

ANDROID

Halloween 3D Live Wallpaper (Free) - Get this spooky collection of live wallpapers that feature ghosts, bats and pumpkins and that bring your screen to life. (Mobilewalla Score: 84/100)

My-Cast Weather Lite (Free) - Get the current weather and forecast as a wallpaper for your home screen. Updates automatically, based on your location. (Score: 83/100)

Quickbooks Mobile (Free)* - The companion app to the popular business software offers full mobile access to all of the features business owners have come to trust. (Score: 81/100)

Talking Ginger (Free)* - Talk to Ginger the cat and get ready to laugh as she repeats your phrases. Help her get ready for bed by completing a set of tasks. (Score: 81/100)

Simple Weather Alert (Free) - Get real-time weather alerts and updates from the National Weather Service. Alert intensity increases with the severity of the alert. (Score: 81/100) Apps with an asterisk* denote availability on Apple and Android.

Mobilewalla is a search and discovery engine using breakthrough technology to rank every app to help consumers navigate the mobile application marketplace. Apps are ranked using an algorithm that weighs several characteristics, including user ratings, staff recommendations and position within the category. Mobilewalla calculates fastest rising apps in real time. These are

the apps that are gaining most in popularity among users each week. For more app intel, go to www.mobilewalla.com. Anindya Datta is a technologist and founder of Mobilewalla.

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