Another day, another iPhone app. This one is from the folks at StillTasty, the website that tells you how long stuff in your pantry, fridge, and freezer will last. The StillTasty iPhone app costs $1.99 and is available in the iTunes App Store now.
Like the website, you simply browse the iPhone app by category of foodstuff, tap the screen to tell it where you're keeping the item, and then get an estimate of how long it should last and the best way to store it. In addition to the info you'd find on the website, the app allows you to set expiration alerts for your items and to create shopping lists if you find an item ain't tasty anymore. (Screen shots of Alerts and Shopping Lists appear after the jump.)
While using the iPhone-app version of StillTasty is simple and intuitive, I do wonder how useful it would be at home, where you could simply hop on your computer to do the lookup. I mean, are you really going to be out and about and suddenly say, "Hey! I wonder how long that beef heart in my fridge is still good for?"
Then again, you might keep your computer in your home office or another part of your house, so the iPhone version might indeed be useful right at hand in the kitchen. And if you're anal retentive, you'd probably dig setting alerts for everything in your pantry, fridge, and freezer.
As for support for other platforms, StillTasty cofounder Janice Revell says, "We are planning to launch a version of the app for Android, hopefully in the near future."
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