Top 10 Apps For Mother’s Day

Well, it’s Mother’s Day in the UK this weekend and we have put together a top 10 list of iOS apps for the mum in your life. Hopefully, she will enjoy these gorgeous apps. All of these apps have been carefully selected to make sure they only enhance her day. Whatever you do on Mother’s Day, make sure you spoil her.

Photographic Mum – Lumiere


Analog photography never felt so digital! Get the aged and processed photographic effects that you love instantly.

Do you enjoy the look and feel of aged or process photos, but get frustrated by the long wait to see the results? Or find they weren’t quite what you wanted?


IntoWine Food & Wine Pairing App for iPad


The IntoWine Food & Wine pairing app pairs over 100 dishes -from quiche to prime rib- with a type of wine as well as a specific bottle recommendation. Perfect, don’t forget to buy your mum the wine as well!


Royal Mum – ROYAL WEDDING 2011


MAKE A DATE WITH WILL & KATE! Download this stunning app right now for insider info, breaking news and fun facts about the wedding of the century!

VANITY FAIR writes: "If you didn’t get an invite to the event, here’s the next best thing—the media company 2 For Life has created the Royal Wedding 2011 app.”

REUTERS LONDON writes: “Those who want to keep up with the latest news about next month’s royal wedding, polish up their palace protocol or pass on marriage advice to the royal couple can now buy a "one-stop wedding shop" iPad application.”

As Prince William and Catherine Middleton get set to march down the aisle on April 29, 2011, 2 FOR COUPLES cordially invites you to explore this ultimate guide to Will & Kate’s big day. Here at 2, we’ve always got our finger on the pulse of all things relationship—and this royal couple is no exception!

With less than a month to go, your mum is bound to enjoy this app.


Art Lover Mum – Master Pieces: The Curator’s Game


Train your "curatorial eye" and learn what makes a masterpiece great while playing fun games and reading Thomas Hoving’s inspired clues and essays.

Works by the following artists are included: Blume, Bosch, Boticelli, Brueghel, Canaletto, Carravagio, Chagall, Constable, Cosimo, Dali, Degas, Delacroix, El Greco, Ensor, Fra Angelico, Gainsborough, Gauguin, Giotto, Goya, Hicks, Hogarth, Holbein, Homer, Hopper, Ingres, Leonardo da Vinci, Manet, Michelangelo, Munch, Picasso, Raphael, Renoir, Rockwell, Rousseau, Rubens, Sargent, Seurat, Titian, Uccello, Velazquez, Vermeer, Wood, Wyeth, van Eyck, van Gogh, and van der Goes.


Cycling Mad Mum – cyctastic GPS


cyctastic iPhone App – your personal sports and health assistant for all kinds of exercises (cycling, mountain bike, running and many others).

✔ Track exercises via GPS: automatically record time, distance, calories consumption, speed, elevation and more
✔ View your current position and route on a map
✔ Training diary: history of your exercises
✔ Sexy voice feedback in English and German
✔ iPod integration: listen to your favourite music during training
✔ Competitions: challenge your friends and let the voice feedback tell you if you are the leader. Attention: HIGHLY ADDICTIVE!
✔ Sharing: Publish your activities on Facebook, Twitter and on the runtastic sports portal
✔ Indoor sports: manual data input offers you the possibility to keep track of your exercises such as gym training, treadmill or yoga

You can upload all these activities to the runtastic sports platform There you get a perfect overview about your personal sports diary and can view detailed statistics and analysis of your exercises.


Foodie Mum – The Video Cookbook


Access over 120 easy to follow video recipes on your iPad/iPhone. Created by current industry professionals with years of experience training chefs in licensed culinary schools around the globe. Now you can learn the same exciting recipes – but at a fraction of the cost!

Perfect for chefs, home cooks, foodies and students on the go. Add your recipes to your shopping list, pick up your supplies and start cooking!


Business Mum – WorkSmart


WorkSmart is a must have app for anyone who is planning a successful career or seeking a promotion at work.

WorkSmart helps you keep track of all your work accomplishments, and have a status report ready to be emailed at any time. It is an innovative and easy way to be organized and stay goal-oriented throughout your busy work day.

How does it work?

Simply enter your accomplishments into WorkSmart at the end of your day. You may assign these accomplishments to different business goals for the week, month, quarter or even the year, and you can track your accomplishments on daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly basis.

The accomplishment list that you create using WorkSmart makes it easy for you to communicate your progress and productivity to your manager.


Relaxing Yoga Loving Mum – All-in YOGA HD: 200 Poses & Yoga Classes


Join your hands in Namaste to welcome All-in Yoga, a noteworthy application for those who seek perfection of body and mind.

Broad content, photo, audio and video guidance and convenient grouping of poses according to their level and type will turn your yoga routine into an inspiring travel to the depths of your being. The training mode is highly enjoyable and relaxing: voice instructions and special tunes will make you fly through your session!

Choose either from ready-made programs suitable both for novices and skilled yogis, or let the app generate a special program according to your parameters, goals and time limits – quickly and efficiently. Browse your trainings in the calendar that offers a quote for some fresh inspiration every day.


Mapping Mum – ForeverMap


ForeverMap by Skobbler brings you the most comprehensive offline mapping solution available on iOS. Fully interactive city and state maps, covering all of North America, with you always, whether you’re online or offline.

Address search, location finder, route calculation and loads of information on places of interest provided by Wikipedia, are just a few of ForeverMap’s key features – all of which are fully functional WITHOUT a data connection!

Offline orientation means you’ll never again be dependant on a data connection to get to where you want to go. No more roaming charges. No more waiting around for maps to load. Just rich, dependable, reliable maps whenever you need them, on any device. In addition to being a complete iPhone mapping solution, ForeverMap also turns iPod touches and Wi-Fi iPads into fully-fledged mapping devices!


News Loving Mum – PressReader


PressReader brings over 1,800 full-content newspapers from 94 countries in 48 languages to your iPad & iPhone. Download PressReader today and receive 7 trial issues for FREE!*

Choose from a growing list of the world’s most popular publications including:

✓ The Washington Post
✓ USA Today
✓ Los Angeles Times
✓ Chicago Tribune
✓ International Herald Tribune
✓ Globe and Mail
✓ National Post
✓ Vancouver Sun
✓ Irish Independent
✓ Irish Times
✓ Daily Mail
✓ The Herald
✓ Hamburger Morgenpost
✓ Der Tagesspiegel
✓ Il Messaggero
✓ Bangkok Post
✓ Kommersant and De Volkskrant


Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website—— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said. Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London. Pioneering the world’s first mobile art online gallery - has extended her reach even further, shipping from London, UK to clients in the US, Europe and The Far East to a global group of collectors looking for exclusive art to hang in their homes and offices. The online gallery specialises in prints for discerning collectors of unique, previously unseen signed limited edition art. Her journey towards becoming The App Whisperer, includes (but is not limited to) working for a paparazzi photo agency for several years and as a deputy editor for a photo print magazine. Her own freelance photographic journalistic work is also widely acclaimed. She has been published extensively both within the UK and the US in national and international titles. These include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Popular Photography & Imaging, dpreview, NikonPro, Which? and more recently with the BBC as a Contributor, Columnist at Vogue Italia and Contributing Editor at LensCulture. Her professional photography has also been widely exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, Portugal and the UK. She is currently writing several books, all related to mobile art and is always open to requests for new commissions for either writing or photography projects or a combination of both. Please contact her at: [email protected]