ZDNet App Wrap: November 19, 2012

ZDNet App Wrap: November 19, 2012

Summary: We look at the apps for Xbox SmartGlass, My next car, Duolingo, AAMI Claim Assist, Amazon Cloud Drive Photos, Melbourne Zoo, Skype, and Nokia QR.


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  • (Credit: Duolingo)


    Platform: iOS

    Price: Free

    From the creators of reCAPTCHA, this language-learning website has made its way to iOS. Not only does the website and app offer free language learning, it also performs crowd-sourced text translation at the same time.

    Languages that are currently supported are Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, and English.

  • (Credit: AAMI)

    AAMI Claim Assist

    Platform: iOS, Android

    Price: Free

    Here's something that a member of the ZDNet team wished they had last week: an app to help out with insurance claims.

    The app guides users through the company's claims process, and includes GPS lookup for time and location, support for a variety of accident types, and auto-saving of data entered.

  • (Credit: Amazon)

    Amazon Cloud Drive Photos

    Platform: Android

    Price: Free

    If you've ever thought of taking the power of Amazon's web services and removing all of the useful stuff so that it is no better than any other photo-sharing app, then fear not: Amazon's already done that.

    This app gives users 5GB to store photos on Amazon from Android devices.

Topic: Apps

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