Monday, July 02, 2012

Amazon Appstore's Free App of the Day, 7/2/2012: Camping Checklist has promised to make a paid app free every day in the Amazon Appstore, and today's app is Camping Checklist.

Camping Checklist is priced at $0.99 in Google Play, and is normally priced at $0.99 in the Amazon Appstore. As we've noted before, there are sometimes differences in pricing and availability between the two marketplaces.

Camping Checklist is described as follows:
Planning a camping trip ? Pre-loaded with more than 225 camping trip related items, this app is all you need to ensure you don't forget anything for your trip. Save hours of typing or creating lists of things to do before your camping trip. Avoid expensive mistakes and be stress free.

With options to add/edit/delete/copy/move/rearrange and duplicate you can quickly customize the list anyway you want. With support for multiple lists - feel free to create lists for various types of camping trips - short trips / long trips etc.

This app has options to hide/unhide/check all/uncheck all--so you can keep re-using the list for every camping travel. Want to share your list with friends or family? No Problem. Just e-mail them your list.
Camping Checklist is rated at 4.8 stars in Google Play and at 3.7 stars in the Amazon Appstore.

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While those ratings are still a bit divisive, they are close enough for us. We'd "buy" it, particularly at this "free price."

For those wondering "why would anyone write this?," there are a number of iPad and iPhone camping list apps in the App Store, though we couldn't find an exact match to this particular app.

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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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