Top apps: Tattoos and TV top the list

Pop culture has risen to the top of the list of downloaded apps this week — everything from tattoos to popular TV shows, from NASCAR to Bible verses customized for Twitter. Here is a look at the fastest-rising apps of the week:


Pocket Wine ($3.99) — A compendium that teaches you how to choose wine and pair it with food, and that matches your favorite style — fruity, full-bodied, dry — to recommendations. (Mobilewalla Score: 76/100)

myTaxiControl($0.99) — A taxi meter to monitor your ride, for checking the correct route and price. (Score: 75/100)

Bible Verses for Facebook, SMS and Twitter($0.99) - Inspirational verses that are portable for sharing on your smartphone. All verses are designed to tweet. (Score: 75/100)


Pocket WavePad(Free) — Create instant recordings to keep or email. It’s your own verbal notebook for errands, lists for home or work.

Hot Tattoos — Hottest Tattoo Designs($0.99)* — More than 10,000 photos to review. Updated daily, and submit your own as well. (75/100)


Jeopardy! ($4.99)* — The popular quiz show on your phone. The authentic game, including your name on the podium. (Mobilewalla Score: 87/100)

Help Out Jewels(Free) — Challenging puzzle games using diamonds, rubies and sapphires. Unlock the secret and move to the next level. (Score: 85/100)

TV Show Favs(Free) — A comprehensive guide for keeping track of your favorite TV shows, details about shows and episodes, plus alerts on new upcoming shows. (84/100)

Restaurant Live(Free) — Interactive game for kids to create a new restaurant with decorations and food, and they can visit their friends’ restaurants, too. (Score: 83/100)

Live Nascar: Ultimate Edition($1.99) — For the race-car aficionado, get live after-race updates, driver histories and views of the track. (Score: 77/100)


Apps with an asterisk* denote availability on Apple and Android.

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