Take turns with your opponent describing and guessing words in WordTag. We also have a beautifully simple gesture-driven music player, and an app that allows you to remix tunes from your library.

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iPhone:

AnyShape – Photo Editor ($1.99 → Free, 7.7 MB): This powerful photo editor allows you to crop even the most irregular shapes. The app’s main selling point is its highly effective bezier selection tool, which allows you to crop almost any shape by adding points all over the screen. The app also includes 15 professional photo enhancement tools, the ability to select the inverse of your image, 30 colors to choose from, 20 photo filters, undo, and the ability to process images up to 25MB in size.

AnyShape – Photo Editor is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 90 ratings.

No More Socks: The Christmas List Genius ($1.99 → Free, 22.0 MB): Put together gift lists for any occasion with this productivity app. You’re able to create events, add people from your contacts, discover great gift ideas, and go shopping all without ever leaving the app. You can also add photos and notes to your lists for future reference, share ideas with the No More Socks community, export lists via email, be reminded of birthdays, and passcode lock the entire app.

No More Socks: The Christmas List Genius is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 126 ratings.

WordTag ($1.99 → Free, 21.4 MB): Try to describe a word for your opponent to guess in 120 characters or less in this turn-based game. You’re able to pick from a group of words for someone else to guess. Then try to come up with a clue without using the six locked words. You’re also able able to use boosters to help create and guess words. The game includes more than 10,000 words to describe, seven booster types, and more than 75 badges to earn.

WordTag is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 12 ratings.

ColorMania FX ($0.99 → Free, 53.7 MB): Color and texture specific areas of your photos to give them a more dramatic look with this photography app. You’re able to pan and zoom in on your photo to apply your mask. The mask brush size and edge sharpness can be adjusted to better fit the area you’re working with. Then all that’s left is choosing one of the 55 different colors and textures. Your final creation can be shared via Instagram or saved to your library.

ColorMania FX is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 18 ratings.

Acoustic ($0.99 → Free, 9.5 MB): A beautifully simple gesture-driven music player. You’re able to quickly create a playlist by first tapping on the large album artwork and then selecting your songs. Swipe from right to left to access music controls and view the weather in your current area. Swipe left to right to share your music with others in a variety of ways. You can also activate Acoustic’s gesture mode to control your music playback with swipes and taps.

Acoustic is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 5 ratings.

RBL Status ($1.99 → Free, 1.4 MB): Check your hosts against multiple DNS black hole lists with this utility app. It allows you to quickly determine which RBLs are currently listing hosts from your monitoring list. You’re also able to share your check results via email. The app works over Wi-Fi, 3G, EDGE, and GPRS.

RBL Status is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 71 ratings.

Nice Trace – traceroute ($1.99 → Free, 4.2 MB): A network utility app that allows you to trace the route to a host to discover any possible bottlenecks. It allows you to view a wealth of information including IP address, country origin, percentage of packets lost, average packet round trip time, and reverse hostname. You can also share your results via email.

Nice Trace – traceroute is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 840 ratings.

Universal:

Remixer ($0.99 → Free, 4.0 MB): Remix, loop, and rearrange your favorite tunes with this music app. Pick a song from your library, and Remixer’s advanced audio analysis system will split it into little segments that can be looped and rearranged. All of the segments are colored coded, so you will know just where to look to find that perfect guitar, bass, or drum solo. The app also includes live editing, simple drag and swipe controls, AirPlay support, and the ability to record and share your remixes.

Remixer is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 20 ratings.

ABC Play – words about sports with pictures, sounds and videos for kids ($2.99 → Free, 113.6 MB): An educational app that allows your child to explore the world of sports. The app’s interface makes it remarkably easy for your child to discover and learn. It consists of a large wall of thumbnail icons, one for each included sport, which are sorted alphabetically. When your child taps on one, they’ll hear the sport’s name pronounced, see a high resolution image of it, and have the option to watch a video. The app includes more than 110 sports words and over 100 videos.

ABC Play – words about sports with pictures, sounds and videos for kids is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 60 ratings.

Chain3D ($0.99 → Free, 10.6 MB): Spin a 3D cube to create matches of three or more blocks in this puzzle game. Just tap on an open space on the cube to create a match. Even if you can’t create a match, you still have to place your chosen block somewhere on the cube. Since the cube builds up from the inside out, you can sever entire chunks by matching blocks that are hanging on by a thread. The game includes four difficulty levels, and leaderboards via Game Center.

Chain3D is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 13 ratings.

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