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iOS – Shot MeMo App Review

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Note-taking with a difference.

Developer: GKProject
Price: $0.99/£0.69
Version: 1.5
Released/Updated: February 27, 2012
Size: 17.6 MB
Rated: 4+

Our Ratings

Graphics/Sound: 4/5
User Interface: 4/5
Gameplay: N/A
Re-use/re-play value: 4/5

Overall Rating: 4/5

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What Is It?

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Shot MeMo is a photo note-taking and sharing app. You can select images from your photo album as well as take images within the app.

Is It Easy To Use?

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Yes, it’s like child’s play to use and if you are having trouble the built-in tutorial will soon set you on the straight and narrow. Select the camera icon to take images within the app, once you have taken the image you can resize it (physically) within the app too Then just jot a note in in the note section below the image. You can change the font, centre and justify the text, as well as changing the background color/frame to the image and note. It is also possible to Geotag each image as well, although if you’d rather not, you can switch it off in the Settings.

If you’d rather select an image from your photo album just select Album in the menu and you will have access to any of the images you have taken. Select the one you want and follow the same procedure as above. There also an option to select the size of the image to be saved, either small 0.1 M, Normal 0.1 M, Big 0.2M or Original.

Once you’re happy with the image select the Share icon to share on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Evernote, Flickr or email.

Is It Fun?

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Absolutely yes, it’s a breeze to use and is great fun.

Is It Pretty?

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We think so, it’s very easy to navigate as well and there are plenty of additional instructions within the app too.

Should You Download It?

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Yes, it’s good. There are some in-app purchases, but only for alternative backgrounds and the app does come with a comprehensive supply so you won’t feel under pressure to spend any more money.

It works well, we did not find any bugs when we tested this app and the results speak for themselves. A great little app to have on your iPhone, download it today.

By Joanne Carter

Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website— TheAppWhisperer.com— 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 - TheAppWhispererPrintSales.com 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: joanne@theappwhisperer.com

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