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ZDNet App Wrap: 2 April 2012

YellowfinBI, Box, Evernote, Comodo Cloud, Sydney Writers' Festival, Zello Walkie Talkie, Sydney Royal Easter Show 2012, Papermill
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YellowfinBI

Price: Free
Platform: iOS (iPhone and iPad), Android

This Australian business intelligence vendor has now released an iPhone app to let users analyse data on the go. They can interact with, filter, sort and analyse their data and see any reports they've created previously. Users can also access information offline.

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Box

Price: Free
Platform: iOS (iPhone and iPad)

Box for iPhone has been updated to enable third-party iOS productivity apps to edit files in a Box cloud repository. The actual file and content that belongs to a particular business account stays within Box, but those files can be edited by any number of apps. Over 30 apps were made available at launch time, but Box OneCloud is starting off with four premier partners: Quickoffice, PaperPort Notes, Adobe EchoSign and PDF Expert.

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Evernote

Price: Free
Platform: Android

Evernote for Android now has speech-to-text. You just tap the speech bubble icon, start talking and the words appear in the body of the note as text. Evernote also attaches the audio to the note. It's powered by Google Android's text transcription service, and requires an internet connection.

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Comodo Cloud

Price: Free to download and includes 5GB of storage, but there's a monthly subscription cost for more features and storage
Platform: Android

Comodo has a cloud app that allows you to upload files from your Android device or copy contact information to the Comodo Cloud. You can also access files from the cloud on your device or via a web device or Windows client. You can either have a default Sync folder or choose selected folders to synchronise. The app uses TLS with AES-256 encryption when transmitting data.

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(Credit: Sydney Writer's Festival)

Sydney Writers' Festival

Price: Free
Platform: iOS (iPhone)

If you want to know what's going on at Sydney's annual writers' festival, this is the app for you. You can browse the 300-event program, or search it if you're looking for something specific. If you're having trouble finding out what you've signed up to, you can also create your own personal schedule.

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Zello Walkie Talkie

Price: Free
Platform: iOS (iPhone), BlackBerry, Android

This app turns your phone into a walkie talkie. You can talk to contacts privately or join public channels.

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Sydney Royal Easter Show 2012

Price: Free
Platform: iOS (iPhone)

The Sydney Royal Easter Show is starting real soon. It's such a massive event that a guide is, well, essential. This free app for iPhone is it. It gives you a comprehensive set of tools for exploring the show, including a full program so you can figure out when to go; an interactive showground map (seriously, that place is nuts to navigate); lists of carnival attractions, food and shopping; special bargains and offers; and the ability to share what catches your attention via Twitter, email and Facebook.

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Papermill

Price: $3.70
Platform: Android

Papermill is an app to read your Instapaper bookmarks, promising a great reading experience. To use the app you need a paid Instapaper account.

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