Apps for the iPhone

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    LethalLehner
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    Apps for the iPhone

    Post by LethalLehner on Tue Dec 30, 2008 7:38 am

    I am picking up an iPhone this week and I was wondering if anyone has some apps that they would recommend. I noticed that the Hockey News app is free.
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    Re: Apps for the iPhone

    Post by Acrobat on Tue Dec 30, 2008 10:39 pm

    There's a whole list of stuff that could potentially be useful, or good for wasting time, depending on what you are looking for.

    If you are looking for specific things, the best thing to do is to identify that, and then it's easier to get specific answers.

    Otherwise, set yourself up in a Wi-Fi spot, get some coffee, make sure the phone is charged, and then rifle through the apps section on the phone (I tend to only go through the free ones, but I'm cheap). D/L what you think might be decent, then delete what isn't. Next time you sync, it'll transfer to your computer, and you're all set. I have found that this is easier than using the iTunes store for some reason.

    Some suggestions to get you going though:

    WeatherEye
    SudokuFree - sudoku game
    TapDefense - neat little game where you build towers and stuff
    Aurora Feint (free version) - another game
    FlyCast - streaming radio
    Last.fm - more streaming radio
    Fring - internet phone and IM and stuff all in one
    Backgrounds - can get different backgrounds for the phone (free)
    Shazam - can identify a song by holding up the microphone up to the radio
    Sportacular or ScoreMobile - quick references for sports scores and news
    QuickPedia - quick reference for Wikipedia (good for settling arguments)
    TouchCalc - a better calculator

    Note that if you jailbreak the phone (and I'm not an advocate of this, nor have I tried this), you can apparently install tons of "paid" apps that you can find on the net. Problem is that it may void the warranty (not convinced of this, though).

    Enjoy your new toy!
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    Re: Apps for the iPhone

    Post by Jordo on Wed Jan 07, 2009 2:22 pm

    It's a sick phone pal. You'll most definitely enjoy it. I can recommend these free apps:

    NowPlaying
    displays theatres based on your location, as well as showtimes, reviews, links to trailers, etc. Great resource for moviegoers

    AroundMe
    Uses your location to track a variety of different things in your area, including restaurants, gas stations, banks, malls, coffee shops, etc. Very useful when in a new city/town

    Wikipanion
    Wikipedia on your iphone, 'nuff said.

    Games- I'd recommend Air Hockey, Vegas Pool, HangMan- I bought the Price is Right, which is sweet, but costs $2. iFishing is also sweet, but again costs a bit of coin.


    Enjoy!

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