Posted on 10 November 2009 • Blog • Technology •
The place for my ever growing host of iPhone Apps, all available from the UK iTunes store. Because of course it somehow makes sense that all those tasty American Apps should be denied me…
These are the ones I’m currently using
- Alarm Clock (free) — digital alarm clock.
- AllRecipes.com — all your recipes at your fingertips
- Amazon UK Mobile — search, shop and compare.
- AroundMe — find a shop, bank or other services near your current location.
- Atm@UK — find an anytime teller machine near you.
- Bump — share contacts, pics and more with just a bump.
- Currency — exchange rates.
- Dictionary.com — dictionary and thesaurus.
- Doodle Buddy — freeform drawing from scratch or on your pics.
- Dropbox — a shared folder on Mac, PC and iPhone.
- EasyWriter — compose emails in Landscape mode.
- Ebay Mobile — everything Ebay.
- Echofon for Twitter — manage your tweets.
- Evernote — store all your notes as text, pic or audio.
- Flickr — share your photos. From Yahoo.
- Google Mobile App — search and more.
- Huffington Post — liberal news from the USofA.
- iFirstAid — all you need to know to save a life.
- iHandy Level (free) — this was the App on the adverts that really got my juices flowing.
- Layar Reality Browser — supercool app overlays information on your real world view.
- Lightsaber Unleashed — turns your phone into a Star Wars lightsaber.
- LocalConcerts — reminds you about concerts for the bands you like.
- London Tube Status — up-to-the-minute travel info. See also paid apps London Bus, Tube & Rail Journey Planner plus London Tube Deluxe.
- Moby Picture — post your iPhone photos to Twitter, Flickr, WordPress and more.
- Most Dangerous Game (lite) — shoot your enemies, shoot your friends.
- Movies from Flickster — watch and review Movie trailers.
- New York Times — the paper I start each day with.
- Orange Wednesdays — trailers and bookings for Orange’s friend for free cinema tickets.
- PandoraBox — browse info on all the latest releases from the App Store.
- Panoramio — photos, photos, photos. From Google.
- Paypal — manage your account.
- QuickVoice Recorder — free audio recorder, plus add QuickVoiceToTextEmail to turn voice into text, then email!
- Remote — control your Mac from your iPhone.
- Runkeeper (free) — track your running via GPS.
- Shazam — identify music tracks just by aiming your iPhone at the source.
- ShopShop — manage a shopping list for the trip to the grocery store. Just plain excellent! Visit nschum.de/apps/ShopShop for more info.
- Skype — calls, schmalls.
- Spotify — what?
- Stanza — eBook reader with 50k free books and 50k paid.
- TouchCloset — keep an inventory of your wardrobe!
- Trainline, The — book tickets and view timetables for UK trains.
- TripIt — send email to email@example.com and turn it into an itinerary.
- Tube Map — London Underground on your phone. See also TubeMap @ £0.59 with live travel updates.
- TV Guide — from tvguide.co.uk television listings.
- Units — weights and measures conversion.
- US Presidents — info on all the prez’s of the USofA.
- Virtual Zippo Lighter — a lighter you can blow out, or use as a flashlight.
- Wikipedia Mobile — what you need to know where you need to know it.
- WritePad — write freestyle notes with just a finger.
- WordPress — update your blog on the go.
- ZipCodes — from around the world!
So good I was willing to part with cash for them!
- Instaviz — £5.99 Diagram sketching for your iPhone.
- iPhew — £0.59 Augmented reality App that lets you shoot people.
- National Rail Enquiries — £4.99 Complete journey planning and up-to-the-minute travel information.
- ReelDirector — £4.99 edit the video you shoot.
- TimeLog — £2.99 Timer for all your tasks. I use this with the desktop TimeLog to manage my client projects.
Previous Free & Paid
These are ones I tried, but eventually gave up on.
- Mirror Mirror (free) — love the fact that this one claims to be a bit crap! They weren’t wrong there. It’s rubbish galore!!
- Personal Assistant — manage all your finances from one little app. All American so not much use to me…
These are Apps that just plain scared me!
Books & Podcasts
A few free books and Podcasts for the iPhone.
- Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austin.
Learning with Apple
- A quick tour of OS X Server — various tutorials
Links to a few good resources…