Apps of week: music, Mother's Day and gadgets

2013-03-24T00:00:00Z Apps of week: music, Mother's Day and gadgetsKing Features King Features Arizona Daily Star
March 24, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Music seemed to be on the minds of app users this past week, as a number of music apps rose in popularity.

Apple users also are gearing up for Mother's Day, while Android users continue to upgrade their phones with gadgets.

APPLE

Foodily Sharing and Recipes (Free) - An easy way to share and receive your favorite recipes with your friends and your Facebook friends. (Mobilewalla Score: 89/100)

Soundrop (Free) - A cool, musical geometry game to create music while drawing with the swipe of your finger. (Score: 85/100)

Jango Radio (Free)* - Create your own personal radio station by artist or genre. Pick anything from rap to oldies, and choose songs you can listen to again and again. (Score: 85/100)

DOOO (Free) - A basic, primitive-looking to-do list that includes audio recording of your tasks. (Score: 79/100)

Happy Mother's Day ($0.99)- Mother's Day is right around the corner. Show your mom your love and appreciation with a personalized quote. (Score: 79/100)

ANDROID

Guitar Tuner (Free) - Don't spend $40 on a store-bought tuner. Quickly tune your guitar for free with this surprisingly accurate device. (Mobilewalla Score: 90/100)

AccuWeather Platinum ($1.99)* - This interactive weather app is customizable to multiple locations, sends alerts and provides accurate forecasts worldwide. (Score: 86/100)

Bow Man ($0.99) - Use your trajectory-calculation skills to defeat your opponent in this simple yet addictive game of bow and arrows. (86/100)

Swift App for Twitter (Free) - From the Twitter-management powerhouse Hootsuite comes this speedy and simple app to manage all of your social media accounts with one interface. (Score: 84/100)

Parkopedia Parking (Free) - Going to a restaurant or show and can't find a parking space? You can now find parking, prices, directions and availability of spaces in real time. Aiming to be the Wikipedia of parking, this app spans 10 countries. (Score: 71/100)

Apps with an asterisk* denote availability on Apple and Android.

Mobilewalla is a search and discovery engine that rates apps 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.

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