QuickAdvice: LIFE Mobile

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LIFE Mobile (Free) by Time Inc. is your opportunity to take LIFE with you wherever you go. LIFE is world renowned for bringing it’s readers superb photography and the latest news. This app brings you all of the content you would expect from LIFE.com but comes with some app specific special features.

If you are a fan of LIFE or are seriously interested in photojournalism then this app is certainly worth taking a look at. You can experience the latest world events through the stunning images captured by some really talented photographers. The iPhone user interface is perfectly suited to this type of app and browsing through the photographs is an absolute pleasure.

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The images can be viewed in portrait or landscape and can also be manipulated with pinch to zoom. Pinch to zoom allows you to truly enjoy the photographs in much greater detail. If you are into social networking then you can use the app to share your favorite images via email, facebook and Twitter. If you really want to show off your skills you can create your very own, personalized LIFE magazine cover. Photo Face-off is another great feature where you get to try your hand at photojournalism and see if you have what it takes to be a real LIFE photo editor. LIFE Mobile can be a little bit buggy at times and does tend to crash a lot. This can detract from the overall enjoyment but is nothing that can’t be fixed with a quick update.

All in all this app is polished and well put together. LIFE Mobile will be warmly received by LIFE readers everywhere, and even if you have never read LIFE before you may still enjoy browsing the outstanding photography available in this app.