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ZDNet App Wrap: 31 October 2011

There are always cool new apps coming out, so it's hard to keep up. <i>ZDNet Australia</i> brings you a taste of some of the apps that have surfaced or been updated recently.
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Topic: Mobility
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ACCC Recalls Australia

Price: Free
Platform: iOS (iPhone and iPad)

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has launched its Recalls Australia iPhone app to provide information for consumers on goods that are being taken off shelves, including which products have been recalled, where they are sold and what consumers should do if they have bought the products. They can also report to the ACCC any products that they consider as being unsafe through the app.

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DataVault Password Manager

Price: $9.85 (Android); $10.49 (iOS)
Platform: Android, iOS (iPad and iPhone)

DataVault stores confidential information on sensitive products such as credit cards, bank accounts, log-ins and memberships, protecting this information using Advanced Encryption Standard (AES). It also has a password generator and on-device back up, and synchronises with DataVault for Mac and DataVault for Windows.

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Photo Pro

Price: US$0.99
Platform: BlackBerry

A photo editor for BlackBerry, Photo Pro lets you rejig your snaps and share them with the world. It actually has a bunch of cool editing features, including blur, recolour, flip, crop, resize, rotate, add text and mirror. Once you're done, you can then choose to set your image as your phone's wallpaper, or share via email or Facebook from inside the app.

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I'm Getting Arrested

Price: Free
Platform: Android

This app lets protesters tell lawyers or friends that they're being arrested, broadcasting a custom message to particular mobiles.

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Skifta

Price: Free
Platform: Android

Now this is useful. Skifta is a DLNA-certified app that allows you to share media via DLNA/UPnP between your devices — either streaming it from your phone or Android tablet to your TV, stereo or PS3, or accessing it remotely from your computer to your phone. We've seen news of it kicking around for a while, and now it's out of beta and available free on the Android market.

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Diners Club

Price: Free
Platform: Android, BlackBerry

If you're in the club, you can use this app to find out if the airport lounge you're looking it is one of the 400 for which the club membership enables access. The app also provides information by country on club member offers, and provides customer service around the world.

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Lufthansa Cargo

Price: Free
Platform: Android, iOS, BlackBerry

Keep track of Lufthansa Cargo shipments by typing in the AWB Number. Users will see whether their shipment has been accepted, is up in the air or has arrived safely at its destination.

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SAP Travel Expense Approval

Price: Free
Platform: iOS

The SAP Travel Expense Approval mobile app helps with billing and the reimbursing of expenses to employees. The app connects to the SAP ERP application, allowing managers to approve travel expense reports from their iPhone.

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