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Offline Timon

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Anyone have this iphone app???
« on: May 07, 2012, 11:44:39 AM »
Its called "Orthodox Saints Gallery"

It looks cool, but its $7.  Thats a little more than Im likely to pay for an app, but if it really has all of the saints and a biography about them, it may be worth it.  I think I have an itunes gift card somewhere too.

Anyone have it?  There are no reviews in iTunes so I was hoping someone here could help!

If not, anyone have a similar app?
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Re: Anyone have this iphone app???
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2012, 11:52:07 AM »

I think I have this one.  I recall paying more than I would have liked to for it.

I just looked it up and on the iPhone.. the title is "Saints" and has an icon of the Theotokos as the desktop icon.

It's good....but, not "that" good.

There are only about 20 biographies listed, and for the icon gallery, it's split by female/male....but, you have no way to "pick" a particular saint.  So, to view them you have to scroll through all of them, and truly have no idea if the saint you are looking for will even be there.

Great potential, but, needs some work to be truly useful.

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Re: Anyone have this iphone app???
« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2012, 12:07:34 PM »

I think I have this one.  I recall paying more than I would have liked to for it.

I just looked it up and on the iPhone.. the title is "Saints" and has an icon of the Theotokos as the desktop icon.

It's good....but, not "that" good.

There are only about 20 biographies listed, and for the icon gallery, it's split by female/male....but, you have no way to "pick" a particular saint.  So, to view them you have to scroll through all of them, and truly have no idea if the saint you are looking for will even be there.

Great potential, but, needs some work to be truly useful.



Thanks for the input!  I might save my money and keep looking for something else.

I have been looking for a good resource that has all the saints (or most at least) with an icon and a biography of them.  It would be convenient if it was an app, but I would be happy with a regular, old fashioned paper book too!

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