Favorite Apps and Why?

Discussion in 'iOS Apps' started by agjake01, Jul 12, 2010.

  1. agjake01 macrumors regular

    Jun 7, 2010
    I know there is a sticky to discuss apps that specifically support the IP4, but I'm curious as to know what free apps out there are a must. With thousands of apps in the app store and the top 50 free mostly games, I want to know what others determine "must downloads", and why?

    I miss my JB apps...FWIW

    Thanks in advance!
  2. mmyers0520 macrumors regular

    Jun 21, 2010
    Columbus, Ohio
    for productive use:
    urbanspoon - finds great restaurants...lived in columbus for years and it picks ones I never knew of
    chase bank - handy for keeping an eye on Chase :rolleyes:
    balance - handy mobile checkbook, great for keeping track of expenses a certain bank (cough) takes days to post/posts in incorrect order
    flixter - linked reviews to rotten tomatoes now, and you can buy tickets
    chipotle - duh
    red laser (amazing) - finds deals on pretty much anything with a UPC, and handy links to online ordering too
    myWireless - great to monitor data/min. usage, pay bill as well

    for fun:
    TALKING CARL...halarious :D...says anything you say, and you can poke him haha. my little nephew loves it
    facebook - stalking is mobile...yesssss
    backdrops - amazing pics from interfacelift.com, best background app IMO
    iFart - halarious named farts...you can even record your own (gross). also you can set a fart, leave the phone, and the next person who touches it activates the sensor and it goes off. dont this many times :)
  3. agjake01 thread starter macrumors regular

    Jun 7, 2010
    Thanks!! I have several of those but am adding Backdrops and Talking Carl now.

    I have a few good ones to add to yours:

    Fring - Facetime on 3G (Similar)
    Dragon Dictation - Voice to text for email/sms
    Pixel Pipe - Upload HD Video from IP4 to many different hosts
    Words With Friends (Free) - Great free scrabble game
    YouTube Mobile - Better Quality faster mobile

    Also like the ones you mentioned!
  4. maturola macrumors 68040


    Oct 29, 2007
    Atlanta, GA

    because it make my iTouch (or my iPad mini) an iPhone =)
  5. ElvisFreshly macrumors member

    Jun 16, 2010
    My favorite app is Mobile Hotspot on my Evo anyone here have that on they're iblown ?
  6. Dsking85 macrumors member

    Jun 24, 2010
    the weather channel - because I ride a motorcycle
  7. mmyers0520 macrumors regular

    Jun 21, 2010
    Columbus, Ohio
    ditto...what kind? OP, good suggestions, thanks! hopefully you like those two new ones!
  8. eneisch macrumors 6502a

    Jul 11, 2008
    Troll Alert!:rolleyes:
  9. ludawg23 macrumors 6502

    Jun 11, 2010
    Bank of America
    ESPN scorecenter
    Yahoo Fantasy baseball
    Maps - As an NYC resident, I absolutely LOVE this app and use it the most. I never ever get lost anymore.
  10. Dsking85 macrumors member

    Jun 24, 2010
  11. b-rad g macrumors 6502a

    b-rad g

    Jun 29, 2010
    Same here, check it every morning for % chance of rain.

    Kawasaki KLR650 btw.:D:D
  12. Andru1313 macrumors regular

    Mar 6, 2008
    Bing is pretty cool. Was messing with that this weekend.
  13. DravenGSX macrumors 6502a

    Aug 20, 2008
    -The Weather Channel - Suzuki VL800
  14. theone09 macrumors regular

    Nov 17, 2008
  15. ljx718 macrumors 6502

    Dec 13, 2008
    Their* also, how many times have you actually used that feature with more then 1 device? A couple of times? If that? Anyway, why don't you just enjoy your evo and stop being immature ?
  16. -MRB macrumors 6502

    Jul 1, 2010

    I hear Dragon Dictation uploads all your contacts. Lack of privacy ftw
  17. JediZenMaster macrumors 68020


    Mar 28, 2010
    Slacker - So i can listen to music and discover new artists
    Bofa - To check my accounts
    BB&T - To check my accounts
    Mint - To see how im doing with my budget and stuff
    Godfinger - So i can keep my inner Stalin happy
    Huffington Post - I like their spin on the news
    Grindr - Because i like to see what's at the meat market around me.
    Layar - To discover stuff around me
    iMovie - Because i have an inner Spielberg inside
    Nytimes - Keep up whats going on.
    Digg -
    NPR Radio - Find some great artists listen to some live stuff
    Wolfgangs Vault - So i can rock out to some classic concerts
    Scrabble - To keep myself entertained and i love words.
    Siri - Incase im too lazy to take time to search for something by hand and want to search verbally
    Twitter for iPhone
    SEC - So i can keep up with my SEC college teams.
    Wikipanion - I love to do research and discover new stuff about history.
  18. BeyondtheTech macrumors 68020


    Jun 20, 2007
    Pulse Mini - slickest RSS reader
    Siri - smart search assistant
    iCam - check in on webcams at home
    iTeleport and LogMeIn - best remote desktop clients
    Todo - best of its kind
    RedLaser - best UPC scanner
    Fandango - RIP, Now Playing
    Incredibooth - new favorite photo app, tons of fun
    AirVideo - best for unlimited data users, stream all your videos at home
    Chase - I'm depositing checks with the iPhone's camera!

    AC-130 - gun down or bomb them from the sky, just like those LiveLeak videos
    Carnivores - hunt some dinosaurs
    Geometry Wars: Touch - awesome port from the 360
    Fruit Ninja - fun to pass the time
    PBA 2 - best bowling game
    Quizarium - casual multiplayer trivia
    Depict - fun multiplayer pictionary
    Real Racing - best exploitation of iPhone 4 features
  19. mmyers0520 macrumors regular

    Jun 21, 2010
    Columbus, Ohio
    niceeee...i learned on a cbr954 but hopefully will have a duc 848 soon. still saving for that tho :(
  20. spades1412 macrumors 6502

    Jun 12, 2009
    Do you have anything better to do with your pathetic life than to troll an Apple site?
  21. joshtheburrito macrumors member

    Jun 18, 2010

    Why would we want that and get 2 hours of battery life.
  22. KentuckyHouse macrumors 68020


    Jan 29, 2010
    Lexington, KY.
    The Weather Channel (Yamaha FZ6 converted to naked :D)
    Twitbird - Twitter app that I like the best
    ScoreMobile - A pretty good scoreboard app
    Roll Swap - A fantastic app (now if Apple would just hurry up and approve the iOS4 version!!!)
    LockBox - For keeping all my username and passwords locked safely away
    Dropbox - Really nice free app for accessing files
    Units - A good app for doing unit/currency conversions
    PhotoShop Mobile - Easy to crop and edit pictures right on the phone
    Photobucket Mobile - Easy to upload pictures to my account right from the phone
    Angry Birds - I just bought this this past weekend, but man it's addictive!
    Dog Whistle - Wanna have some fun? Get this and watch people squirm
    State Farm app
    Sciphone - Wallpaper app I got recently. Pretty nice, actually.
  23. Vertigo50 macrumors 65816


    Apr 11, 2007
    It's called a charger.
  24. jellis macrumors member

    Nov 17, 2006
    Isn't iBlown what you get on facetime?
  25. shirinos macrumors newbie

    Jun 23, 2010
    Thank you thank you thank you so much! i have been luking for a nice app that'll let me do BASIC adjustments like cropping, changing brightness, contrast etc to a pic and couldn't find one. But this is just perfect! Can't blv it's free!!! :D

    Neway some of my fav apps are:
    - Planets (nice little app for that curious astronomer in u, and if u fancy seeing a 3D Mars)
    - 5-0 Radio (it's fun to tune into the neighborhood cop's walkie talkie once in a while)
    - Stanza (coz it has access to the whole Project Gutenberg books.!!!)
    - Touch OSC (sooooo beautiful to create ur own little apps with Processing)
    - Pandora, Flixter (for reasons ppl mentioned above...)

    - Archetype (awesome graphics i cant blv i can play such an FPS on my iPhone)
    - Samurai

    i like fring too. hope they solve their ruddy issues with skype. :\

    other apps im trying out based on recommendations above- Layar and iHeart Radio

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