Thursday, February 16, 2012

Amazon Appstore's Free App of the Day, 02/16/2012: Doodler (Ad-Free) has promised to make a paid app free every day in the Amazon Appstore, and today's app is Doodler (Ad-Free). -Specializing in Cheap Flights
Doodler (Ad-Free) is priced at $1.99 in the Android Market. It is normally priced at $1.99 in the Amazon Appstore. As we've noted previously, prices sometimes differ between the two marketplaces.

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Doodler (Ad-Free) is described as follows:
Release Your Inner Picasso

Let your creativity flow wherever you are with Doodler. Doodler is a simple paint app with an easy-to-use interface and fun effects. Doodler is a great app for kids who love to express their artistic side, and a fun way for adults to create doodles on the go.

Doodler's Toolbox

Doodler features seven different brush styles: Round, Rectangle, Modern, Random Colors, Highlight Glow, Spray, and Emboss. From there, choose the brush size to fit your exact specifications with a pixel slide bar. View a brush sample so you can see what the paintbrush you're about to use looks like.

Endless Colors

Select virtually any color you want from the color palette. Drag your finger across the palette to pinpoint the exact color you want. You can also set the background color with the same palette.

More Options

Save your doodles, and choose a picture to doodle on from your Gallery. You can also share your modern art masterpieces with your friends. Doodle to your heart's content!
Doodler (Ad-Free) has a rating of 5.0 stars in the Android Market and 3.3 stars in the Amazon Appstore.

Doodler (Ad-Free) in the Android Market has only one rating, which is why it's rated 5.0, so don't get too excited about that. There is an ad-supported Doodler version in the Android Market with a 3.9 star rating.

So, we'll go with 3.9 stars in the Android Market, and 3.3 stars in the Amazon Appstore, and say this is a mid-3 star app.

Those who are considering "buying" a Free Amazon Appstore app might want to consider what it means to developers. opened up the Appstore despite a lawsuit by Apple, which has previously trademarked the term "App Store." Microsoft has filed an appeal against that trademark, saying the term is too generic. has responded to the lawsuit in the same manner.

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