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Today's Best Apps: Relive Stories And Botanica: Into The Unknown Collector's Edition

The App Store takes delivery of hundreds of new apps per day. The overwhelming scene makes it possible to easily overlook an exciting game, valuable productivity suite, etc. However, we have a solution. Today’s Best Apps tackles this problem by providing you with a handpicked and tested list of apps that are truly worth your consideration each and everyday. Remember: Even though in-app purchases typically require your iTunes Store password for processing, you can further prevent them and other unauthorized actions by enabling local restrictions using the passcode locked iOS parental controls.

iPhone:

Botanica: Into the Unknown Collector's Edition - A Hidden Object Adventure by Big Fish Games, Inc (Free, 505.9 MB): Embark on a magical adventure seemingly inspired by fantasy works such as Journey to the Center of the Earth through this wonderful hidden objects game. The story follows Ellie, the daughter of a great scientist who's passion for plants and a mythical tale send her to a beautiful world of strange and magnificent life. Along the way, you'll need to find clues, conduct experiments, and otherwise unravel an intriguing puzzle of information. The app features storybook-style graphics, point and tap hidden object play as well as mini-games, plus achievements. Begin the excitement for free, then finish it by upgrading to the full version via a $2.99 in-app purchase.

Universal:

Relive Stories by Relive, Inc. (Free, 18.4 MB): This automatic photo organizer app offers a far easier method to look back on, enjoy, and share the moments you've captured. Using EXIF data, snapshots are grouped into event-style albums like those you find in iPhoto for OS X. In fact, the experience is quite similar. You first navigate down a list sorted by month with the event albums stamped with location, date, and number of photos. Next, enter and album, where you preview images in a collage-type grid configuration. From there, you may single tap on a photo to enter fullscreen viewing mode, double tap for more details, utilize the wand to add a vignette effect, or share via the action button. Both the wand and action button are available during album and fullscreen views to allow enhancement and sharing of multiple or just single photos.

iPad:

Botanica: Into the Unknown Collector's Edition HD - A Hidden Object Adventure by Big Fish Games, Inc (Free, 660.5 MB): Embark on a magical adventure seemingly inspired by fantasy works such as Journey to the Center of the Earth through this wonderful hidden objects game. The story follows Ellie, the daughter of a great scientist who's passion for plants and a mythical tale send her to a beautiful world of strange and magnificent life. Along the way, you'll need to find clues, conduct experiments, and otherwise unravel an intriguing puzzle of information. The app features storybook-style graphics, point and tap hidden object play as well as mini-games, plus achievements. Begin the excitement for free, then finish it by upgrading to the full version via a $6.99 in-app purchase.

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