Top 10 Apps You Must Have on your iPod touch

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  1. Megagator macrumors regular

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    With a bunch of new iOS users, I'm sure they'd love a jump start on what's best in the broad App Store.
     
  2. rdowns macrumors Penryn

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  3. tablo13 macrumors 65816

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    You can just go on safari and go to the mobile site. :rolleyes: Stair dismount is a good free game. Facebook, twitter, and windows live messenger. :p Evernote is a nice app to have.
     
  4. flight macrumors regular

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    I'm mainly a browser person (boring, I know), but Instapaper and Dropbox are two of my favorites. I doubt you can get a definitive top ten considering the amount of apps in the store and people's different preferences.
     
  5. Cuz03 macrumors member

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    I am t-pain wuld be amazing once they give us video capability and fix the mic playback problem (for 4th gen iPod touch) other than that I don't like the fact that if you do something while it is downloading a song for the app the song is blank. But with the cam a great buy for when music videos r allowed for iPod touch 4g. And wait around to see if it becomes $.99 anytime soon cuz it does every once in a while
     
  6. GekiRed macrumors regular

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    I want one that will let me turn my iPod Touch into a voice recorder so I can record my lectures and upload them to my laptop before editing them and turning them into MP3's.
     
  7. IJBrekke macrumors 6502

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    In no particular order, my most-used:

    -Facebook
    -The Weather Channel
    -At Bat 2010
    -NPR News
    -Remote
    -Texts From Last Night
    -YouMail
    -Tempo (metronome)
    -Edge
    -Plants vs. Zombies
     
  8. Roessnakhan macrumors 68040

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    - GoodReader
    - Facebook
    - Twitter for iPhone
    - Skype
    - GV Mobile + (I'd wait for Push, however)
    - Remote
    - StreamToMe
    - Epicurious
    - DropBox
    - Netflix
     
  9. BuiltforSin macrumors regular

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    Might be better if people list what all the application entails.
     
  10. transmaster macrumors 6502

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    AppBox Pro

    My most useful App is AppBox Pro http://www.allaboutapps.net/ There are a total of 31 applications, stashed in this meta-app. Believe me it is one of the best .99¢ you will ever spend. Below is a screen shot of page one, there is two pages. You also have a choice of icons as well.

    I have always thought it is just common courtesy to include a hot link to any thing i refer to on the net.:)
     

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  11. cityathrt macrumors regular

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    Well, I'm a gamer so I definitely have Angry Birds, Fruit Ninja, and Solomons Keep. I've also got Ace Budget for personal finance and NYCmate for a subway map. Still exploring others.
     
  12. Ipodize macrumors member

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    In no paticular order:

    • Use Your Handwriting - Lets you Use Your Handwriting to make to-do's
    • Marble Mixer - Fun game, hard-to-beat computer players, up to 4 people/computers
    • Air Mouse - Wireless trackpad, works with Mac/PC
    • Convert Everything - Good converter app, nice interface
    • The Chemical Touch - Periodic table app, handy in science class ;)
    • Dictionary! - a dictionary app (surprise, surprise) that works offline
    • Doodle Squares - another game, nice and addictive
    • Whirly Word - a word game, you get six letters and you have to make all the words you can out of them
    • Battery Life Pro - a free battery life app without any ads
    • App store ;)
     
  13. tonyunreal macrumors regular

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    My list(in no particular order):

    - Stanza (reading ebooks)
    - Pingchat (quick IM messages with other iOS users)
    - Wikipanion(looking up things in wikipedia)
    - BeejiveIM(IM client)
    - Facebook
    - Twitter
    - Air Video(watching movies stored on computer)
    - CNN(reading breaking news)
    - Apple Store(official app for apple products)
    - Pandora(music discovery)
     
  14. dwarnecke11 macrumors 6502

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    -Facebook
    -Skype
    -iBooks
    -Fox News (or whichever news app you prefer)
    -The Weather Channel
    -QR Reader and RedLaser
    -Translator
    -iHandy Level
    -Epicurious
    -iheartradio
    -Draw

    All free.
     
  15. Mrfatboy macrumors 6502

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    In no particular order

    -Dropbox
    -Teamviewer
    -Skype
    -Directv
    -IMDB
    -Dragon
    -Google Earth
    -Pandora
    -Files Lite
    -Atomic Web Browser
     
  16. Seventh macrumors newbie

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    Have looked for some of the apps listed above - seems a number of them aren't available here. In any case, not a top ten below, but perhaps some that are of use:

    Shazam - free song recognition app. [Using microphone.] Also provides additional information and links relating to the songs you find. Have used it enough times to identify relatively obscure music - even at a distance - to say that it is essential.

    Tunein Radio - largest international directory of stations that I've been able to use. International blocking introduced by one US company a few months ago meant my own access to some of my favoured news / sports stations was removed, but it shouldn't be an issue for anyone in the US. Also allows recording and playback of previous shows depending on the station.

    eBuddy Pro - instant messenger app. I find it has better functionality than the windows live app, which is the only other one I would consider using. Some may prefer Beejive.

    Justin.tv - free. Watch streams on justin.tv. Works surprisingly well, and in my case, often better than when using a computer. Broadcast function is apparently forthcoming for the new iPod Touch in the next update.

    NHL Ice Time - entirely dependent on level of interest, of course, but this allows me to watch highlights and listen to games that might otherwise be blocked via standard radio apps. Waiting for new release.

    Picture Safe - manage locked photo albums and videos [with additional bought update].

    Worms - Classic game. Disturbingly addictive.

    Google Earth
     
  17. Bitcrusher macrumors member

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    My justin tv sometimes closes, and sometimes the search wont work:confused: but has worked well when I really need it:cool:
     
  18. Gokunama macrumors 6502a

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    Pocket Informant - events and task manager, syncs to Gcal and Toodledo. Great timebar month view.
    Awesome Note - notes, backs up to both Google Docs and Evernote
    Outliner - online sync, name says it all.
    Stanza - ebook reader
    TIME mobile - news
    Fluent News - news from various sources
    Twitter
    Facebook
    Active Money Pro - best finance app imo
    Downloads - YouTube downloads
    NotifyMe 2 - great for reminders that need to have snooze ability
    UniWar - online war game
    Dead Runner - great for killing short amounts of time
     
  19. Ever34 macrumors regular

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    On my iPhone but good for iPod also


    Dragon search (voice search of google, YouTube etc) awesome app
    Dragon dictation (secretary on the go :)) )
    Dropbox
    Pastebot (clipboard)
    Snippets (generic responses to emails)
    Shapewriter (jury still out on this one)
    Mini mortage
    Jotnot pro (scanner sort of)
    Group email (distribution lists)
    Slingplayer

    These are my most used apps.
     

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