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Happy New Year 2013
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Apps for the New Year!

Posted December 31, 2012 by Zi Kai Chen

Hello everyone! I haven’t had the time to write up any articles for a while now, but hopefully I can find some time now. Don’t worry, I’m not abandoning this site! Looking back, 2012 was an awesome year. I managed to actually get the blog set up after a week of rigorous customization on the [...]

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A+ Flashcards iPhone Review Start Page
Study

Review: A+ FlashCards is a Beautiful Memory and Study Aid for iPhone and iPad

Posted January 9, 2012 by Zi Kai Chen

While we were hunting for apps that are interesting, fresh and deserve attention, we stumbled across one app that not only had a gorgeous interface, but also has practical uses. It’s name is A+ FlashCards, an app that lets you add and use virtual flashcards in a creative and beautiful way. Flashcards have been excellent [...]

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Lift iPhone App Review Habit Done
Health & Fitness

Lift will be your favorite personal habit tracker for the New Year!

Posted January 7, 2013 by Zi Kai Chen

There’s no better new way to start the 2013 New Year than to feature an app all about keeping New Years resolutions! Lift for iPhone is exactly the app for that. The concept for Lift is a little different than the other habit tracking apps that I’ve tried. Instead of presenting a calendar, and then [...]

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PlainText iPhone iPad App Review Writing
Writing

PlainText, Distraction Free Writing At It’s Simplest

Posted January 24, 2013 by Zi Kai Chen

Have you ever just wanted to sit down and write something? PlainText for iPhone and iPad is the best free minimalist writing software that you will find! Having written this review in PlainText, I felt the focus that can be achieved through using the app. The clean design sets your mind straight and forces you [...]

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Math & Science

Math Workout Keeps Your Mental Math Skills Sharp!

Posted January 11, 2013 by Zi Kai Chen

If you are embarrassed about using a calculator for simple arithmetic problems or need to brush up on mental math skills, Math Workout is the perfect app for that! Math Workout is a Kumon inspired math exercise app that allows you to test your mental math skills and improve on them. Math Workout iTunes Download [...]

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Math & Science

Real Price, Figure Out The Best Unit Price!

Posted February 5, 2013 by Zi Kai Chen

An app that’s recently caught my attention is one that helps you calculate the best unit price for any given list of items, intuitively named Real Price. The intuitiveness of this app is amazing. Don’t know if a 2 for 5$ deal on 20 oz water is more expensive than a 3 for 7$ deal [...]

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Productivity

Calvetica Calendar, The Most Fluid iPhone and iPad Calendar App Review!

Posted January 11, 2012 by Zi Kai Chen

Behold! The first paid app review on our new website, AppUnderdog.com. Of course, we focus on the most under appreciated apps, hoping to make them more popular and to inspire indie developers to create quality apps. Today, the reviewed app is Calvetica Calendar, a universal calendar for iPhone and iPad. Calvetica calendar is the best [...]

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Productivity

Review: Priorites, the Perfect To Do List for iPhone and iPad

Posted April 8, 2012 by Zi Kai Chen

Priorities for iPhone and iPad is perhaps the most streamlined task manager on the App Store.  Having tried hundreds of task managers, none have fit my fancies as much as this has. Not only are there a lot of features, but the features make sense, and they don’t clutter or boggle up the workflow. On [...]

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Organization

Tap Forms, Your Personal Database And Organizer

Posted January 17, 2013 by Zi Kai Chen

Need to store information securely and easily? Try Tap Forms for iPhone. Tap Forms is a personal database manager which offers ridiculous portability and customizability. The greatness of Tap Forms lies in its extendibility, with 26 built in forms, the ability to create your own, and more.   Unique Qualities Unique fields. Besides all the [...]

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DrinkBot Review iPhone Water Intake
Health & Fitness

DrinkBot, Your Personal Daily Water and Fluid Intake Tracker for iPhone Review

Posted January 19, 2012 by Zi Kai Chen

While wading through the endless see of apps, we found an app that helps you not only reach your water drinking goals but also helps you limit the amount of fluid intake for unhealthier drinks like soda beverages, alcohol and coffee. This way, you will be sure and know how much more liquids you need [...]

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AppUnderdog, Reviewing The Best Under-Hyped Apps on iPhone and Android!

Posted January 6, 2012 by Zi Kai Chen

This isn’t your every day app review site, in our featured apps, we (as in our team) focus on mining out the apps that truly deserve to receive the spotlight. The less popular the app is, with the balance of genuine functionality, aesthetics, usability, price and overall quality, the more spotlight it should receive. Several [...]

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Finance

Smarter Money for iPhone Helps You Understand Spending Habits and Savings

Posted January 24, 2012 by Zi Kai Chen

If you like infographics and cool apps that raise awareness about a certain topic, here is an app that will soothe your mind in both regards. Smarter Money, is an app that spells out how much certain items can cost over time and the amount of money you spend on items over long periods of [...]

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