iOS App Picks 26 Oct 2011
In this episode of the iOS App Picks we demonstrate five applications in 30 seconds each. These apps will keep you entertained, allow you to save your receipts easily, and find things to do in your area. To download these apps directly to your iPhone, just click on the title of the application and the iTunes software will automatically launch to the app in the App Store. If you have the free Google Search app installed on your iPhone just snap a picture of the QR-Code using Google Goggles or any other QR-Code scanner that will launch the App Store on your iPhone.
Pandora A free application
With Pandora internet radio you will be able to stream music to your iOS device over a cellular or Wi-Fi data connection. Just choose what kind of music you like by searching for searching for an artist, genera, or composer and Pandora will find stations based upon your results. With the paid service you can skip through more songs and avoid listening to commercials and seeing advertisements.
Gogobot A free application
Gogobot is a great app for anyone that enjoys finding new and interesting attractions in their area. Just select from one of the categories of things to do, restaurants, or hotels and Gogobot will do the rest. Get a map of the location and call them. One neat feature is the ability to take postcards and save them to your Gogobot account.
Lemon A free application
Don’t worry about throwing away that important receipt again. With Lemon you will be able to save your receipts directly to your Lemon account for future reference. This app will automatically render most receipts into a text format to help search for an item quickly. Just snap a picture of the receipt and Lemon will do the rest.
Family Feud & Friends A free application
One of the longest running game shows in history is now available on your iOS device, with a little twist. Family Feud & Friends is a great app that will challenge your skills at answering survey questions while playing against random opponents and friends. Earn coins every day to continue playing and purchase more coins in the event that you use up all of your coins.
Wikipedia A free application
The official Wikipedia app for iOS is a great app that has virtually an endless amount of articles pertaining to anything. Wikipedia is the encyclopedia to the world and has many different languages to choose from. Search for practically anything, if it isn’t on there, you can always add it for others later.