By Daniel Webster | October 20, 2011 4:07 AM
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 view worldwide ski resort maps, and share contact information and files easily. 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.
Bump A free application
Share files and contact information with other smartphones using Bump. This app is really easy to use, just select what you want to share and Bump the two devices together. If you are sharing between two iPhones you can share apps, music, and more.
Addicting Games A free application
Addicting Games is exactly that, many Addicting Games. From Achoo to Zombie Burger this app will keep you entertained for hours. Get suggestions to other games you may like and view achievements.
RedLaser A free application
Scan barcodes, qr-codes, and more with RedLaser. This app will help you save some cash during your next shopping spree. Just scan a barcode and RedLaser will search online and locally for the exact item you are looking for. Many physical retailers are now price matching online prices to help out their customers.
iTrailMaps A lite and $4.99 full version
With the skiing and snowboard season coming up (in the northern hemisphere) it is a great time to start planning trips. View practically every ski resort map in the world with iTrailMaps. Check to make sure the resort will be either challenging or tame enough for your skill level. With the paid version you can view 3D maps that are much more detailed.
TuneWiki A free application
TuneWiki is a great app for anyone that enjoys singing, karaoke, or for just trying to decipher what the artist is trying to convey in song. This app will automatically download the lyrics to your currently playing music and will scroll the lyrics along with where the song is. Add lyrics to the TuneWiki database to keep your music and others up to date. Find lyrics by searching or use the music identification tool for music playing around you.