Your phone is quickly becoming your tool chest, reference library, junk drawer, house manager-your personal electronic handyman. Here are some of our favorite iPhone apps that will come in handy if you're painting the kitchen, tackling a home makeover project, or just lounging around the house.
Ben Color Capture Take a picture or upload an image and Ben will suggest the matching Benjamin Moore paint. Click "Strip" for six similar colors or "Harmony" for four complementary colors. FREE
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CraigsPro+ The entire world of Craigslist in the palm of your hand, with all gazillion listings: antiques, real estate, job openings. Not just for shoppers-you can place ads, too. $0.99
iHandy Carpenter The picture hanger's dream: Levels to straighten horizontally and vertically. A touch-sensitive protractor to plot any angle. And a ruler to measure small objects. $1.99
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RedLaser Your personal price checker. Scan any bar code and in seconds you'll get the price at the store you're in and see how much more (or less) the item costs elsewhere. $1.99
Remote Make your phone a remote control. Choose a playlist from iTunes, search for a song, play DJ...from across the room. If you have Apple TV, it's a remote for your television. FREE
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Yard Sale Mapper Stop relying on cardboard signs. Pick a day (Thursday-Sunday) and see all the yard sales within a 20-mile radius. Click to view full ads, or use the map to plan your route. FREE
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