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Today is a big day. On this first day of Movember (the month formerly known as November) millions of men around the world will shave their faces and begin to grow a moustache. They grow their Mo’s to change the face of men’s health and bring awareness to prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health issues like depression. Through the independent global charity, Movember, these Mo Bros (and supportive Mo Sistas) raise funds for research and support programs for men’s health.

In 2012 1.1 million Mo Bros and Mo Sistas around the globe raised $147 million for Movember. This year, I’ve joined the movement as a Mo Sista and you can join too with the Movember app.

Keep reading to learn more about moustaches and joining the Mo Generation.


As we begin accumulating more things, many people are turning their attention away from buying items for themselves and choosing instead to support a non-profit organization. It’s easy to see how forgoing a vacation and donating time and money to a non profit could be helpful, but what about all of the little decisions that we make every day?

That’s where Instead (typeset as “instead”) comes in. With a simple name like that, it should be clear that Instead does one thing well, and that’s allowing its users to give money to non-profit organizations instead of buying items for themselves. A noble cause, sure, but is the app actually usable?


This year AppStorm is taking part in Blog Action Day to raise awareness about clean water and water conservation.

We’re going to look at a few things iPhone owners can do to help the water movement. Not only will you be contributing to an awesome cause, you’ll also get a few benefits out of the deal such as a cool new product or some nice savings on your water bill. Read on to see how you can help!


Quick Look posts are paid submissions offering only a brief overview of an app. Vote in the polls below if you think this app is worth an in-depth AppStorm review!

In this Quick Look, we’re highlighting PocketPhilanthropist. The developer describes PocketPhilanthropist as featuring a new non-profit organization/charity each week. The app partners with various charities and creates an attainable, tangible Project, which is then featured in the weekly featured story.

Users can quickly read about the weekly featured charity and their cause, and if motivated can quickly donate as little as $1 with the touch of a finger using the app’s “Donate” button.

Read on for more information and screenshots!