Take Pictures Quicker, Sync DropBox Music, and Open Almost Any File

Apple says the camera on the iPhone 4S is quick. Well, quicker, anyway. You still have to launch the app, then take a photo. Sometimes it's super fast. Other times, it's so slow you miss your chance to take a picture of the Yeti that just ran off with your backpack. Next time, capture that thieving Bigfoot with an app that takes a photo right when it launches. Plus, sync music from DropBox and download YouTube videos on your iPhone, all in today's app deals.

Take Pictures Quicker, Sync DropBox Music, and Open Almost Any File

iOS: QuickPix - $1

Look at that awesome thing happening over there. Let me get my iPhone out and launch the camera app. Waiting, waiting, waiting. Now let's take a picture. No wait, the awesome thing is gone. QuickPix launches quickly and will take a photo as soon as the app is running. It also features rapid fire burst shots and can shoot video and take stills simultaneously. Finally, you'll get a photo of that cool thing that just happened. Dropped from $2 to $1. [AppShopper]

Take Pictures Quicker, Sync DropBox Music, and Open Almost Any File

iOS: Notebox - $1

As if you needed another reason to get Dropbox. Notebox will sync music from your DropBox account to your iPhone. Oh, and not just your DropBox account; it'll also sync from your friend's shared DropBox folder. After syncing, you can listen to the tunes in the Notebox player. Dropped from $3 to $1. [Apps-aholic]

Take Pictures Quicker, Sync DropBox Music, and Open Almost Any File

iOS: Media Center ∞ - $1

It has ∞ in the name. I'd say that's a bit pompous, but the app does just about everything. It's a browser, download manager, file manager, media player, and an office and photo viewer. The app has a laundry list of file types it'll read, and you can use it to download YouTube videos. For a buck, you can't go wrong. Dropped from $2 to $1. [Appsylum]

Take Pictures Quicker, Sync DropBox Music, and Open Almost Any File

Android: Hi-Q MP3 Recorder - $3

There are few scenarios when recording what's going on around you is critical. During a lecture class. When you're interviewing someone. When you're trying to clear your name and you're talking to the "real killer." Whatever the reason, it's probably a good idea to use today's app with its high quality 44kHz sampling. Someone has to stop the real killer. It might as well be you. Dropped from $4 to $3. [Apps-aholic]