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Paid apps gone free: Day One for the iPhone might change your life

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It is simply not possible to remember everything we experience each day, and yet everything we do and see impacts us. What if there existed a simple and beautiful way to ensure that any and all experiences we deem to be important are stored forever, waiting to be called upon at any time? Day One by Bloom Built is an iPhone and iPad app that does exactly that.

From the app’s description:

Record life as you live it. From once-in-a-lifetime events to everyday moments, Day One’s elegant interface makes journaling your life a simple pleasure.

Capture all your favorite memories and photos with Day One.

Day One provides:

## Superior writing experience ##
• Clean, distraction-free interface
• Multi-Markdown text formatting
• Full screen mode
• Privacy passcode lock
• Photographic entries

## Context ##
Each Day One entry automatically tracks:
• Photo EXIF data
• Temperature and weather data
• Locations (GPS and Foursquare Places)
• Time and date
• Activity data – Motion and step count (iPhone 5s)
• Music playing

## Encouragement ##
• Customized writing reminders
• Inspirational quotes and questions (Mac version)

## Organization ##
• Search by keyword
• Create tags and #hashtags
• Star favorite entries
• Browse past entries by calendar, timeline, maps, and more

## Sync and Backup ##
• Sync entries across all your iOS devices with Dropbox or iCloud (Mac sync with purchase of Mac app)
• Backup/PDF export (with date range and tag filters) and Printing

## Sharing ##
• Handpick entries to share with family, friends, and the world.
• “Publish” by Day One creates an individual webpage on dayone.me for each entry you choose to publish.
• If you want to share entries with more people, you can post to social services like Facebook, Twitter, and Foursquare on a per-entry basis.
• Each entry retains social sharing stats and links, including views, likes, and shares.
• Learn more about Publish at http://dayone.me/publish.
• Email entries (PDF, HTML, or Plain Text)

This app can quite literally change your life, allowing you to relive important experiences anytime, years after you might have otherwise forgotten them.

Day One is a universal app for the iPhone and iPad, and it’s typically $4.99 but can be downloaded for free right now.

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Zach Epstein

Zach Epstein has been the Executive Editor at BGR for more than 10 years. He manages BGR’s editorial team and ensures that best practices are adhered to. He also oversees the Ecommerce team and directs the daily flow of all content.

Zach first joined BGR in 2007 as a Staff Writer covering business, technology, and entertainment. His work has been quoted by countless top news organizations, and he was recently named one of the world's top 10 “power mobile influencers” by Forbes. Prior to BGR, Zach worked as an executive in marketing and business development with two private telcos.