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App of the week: The Pocket Scavenger


Name: The Pocket Scavenger

What is it? With The Pocket Scavenger app, users will be asked to find and photograph a spectrum of quirky items: something that is miniature, a stain that is green, something from the year you were born, a used envelope, and more. Once the quarry is in site, users can choose to be assigned an alteration dictated solely by chance: create a funny character, conceal it, add a family member, photograph it at night, make it “pretty,” and so on.

Best for: A variety of age ranges.

Price: $4.99

Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 5.0 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5; Requires Android 2.2 and up.

Rated: 4+

Features: After completing a scavenge, users can upload it to the map and see what scavenges are going on around them. Users can also share their scavenges through Twitter and Facebook and before embarking on a new hunt.

Links: [Apple]: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id639399872?mt=8

[Android]: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.penguin.trade.pocketscavenger

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