I thought it would be a cool idea to post my favorite iPod Touch/ iPhone applications that I use to help advise people that just got one of these great devices on what they should install when they get one. I thought this would be fitting seeing today is the preview of the iPhone 3.0 software and there will be a full reveiw of that tomorrow.These are apps in addition the the built-in applications that I also use quite frequently.
Air Share- ($4.99)- Lets you turn your iPod touch into a portable hard drive, all you need to do is connect via the device’s IP addresss which is displayed in the applications. This saves the space of carrying a thumb drive or a portable hard drive and leaves a lot of space with the the 8, 16, and especially the 32 GB models.
Amazon Mobile- (Free)- This app allows users to search, browse and buy products from Amazon.com via their iPhone.
Balance- (Free)- Tracks your money simply good for checking or as I use it for the cash that I currently have in my wallet
Checkplease- (Free)- Greatr tip calculator and check splitter for when you want to split the bill.
Facebook- (Free)- Facebook on the go!
Fring- (Free)- One of the best apps, it allows you to use numerous IM and VOIP clients right off your iPod or iPhone
Google Earth- (Free)- Images the awesomeness of Google Earth in the palm of your hand!
Google Mobile- (Free)- Provides quick access to mobile-versions of all the best Google services like: Gmail, Google Reader, and many more!
iShoot Lite- (Free)- Great free game similar to the popular flash game tanks.
iTalk Recorder- (Free)- Allows you to record voice memos for quick reminders and even have a sync application so youcould move those files over to your computer.
Mighty Docs- (Free)- Great offline Google Docs reader, I have yet to find a good editor but, I really want one because I use Google Docs a lot!
Monopoly Here and Now- ($4.99)- Great monopoly game, amazing graphics but, drains the battery very quickly.
NYTimes- (Free)- Great app that lets you read the New York Times on your mobile device.
Quickpedia- (Free)-Mobile access to Wikipedia
Rowmote- ($0.99)- Saves you from buying an Apple remote to control: iTunes, VLC, and Powerpoints
Tap Defence- (Free)- Tower Defense game, a reat time killer!
TextFree Unlimited ($5.99)- Send and recieve free text messages from your iPod touch or iPhone
ToodleDo- ($4.99)- Powerful to-do list that syncronizes to Toodledo.com
TwitterFon-(Free)- Twitter client, all you need to say!
WordPress- (Free)- Great way to blog on the go and supports multiple blogs.
Whitepages Mobile- White pages (People search) and Yellow pages (Business search) with easy access to contacts and adding to contacts
Yelp- (Free)- Find places near by where you are!