By Daniel Webster | September 21, 2011 3:13 PM
In this episode of the iOS App Picks we demonstrate five applications in 30 seconds each. These apps will keep you entertained, shorten your public transit time, and find recipes that will impress your loved ones. 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.
Pictureka No lite and $0.99 full version
Pictureka is a challenging find-it game. The object of the game is to find objects on the scene before the time runs out. Find all of the objects and move onto the next level. There are few different styles of gameplay that include a challenge mode and versus mode so you can play against a friend.
HopStop A free application
If you use public transit HopStop is a great app to save time and energy. This app will show you and exact route of where you need to catch a bus, get on a train, or walk a few blocks. View the map and set parameters such as the ability to take a taxi to get to your destination quickly.
AroundMe A free application
Find businesses and other points of interest with AroundMe. This app uses cell tower proximity and GPS to find some of the most common essential places. Find ATMs in seconds, a nearby gas station, restaurants, and much more.
Epicurious A free application
Search through thousands of rated recipes on your iOS device with Epicurious. This app displays top recipes that chefs and users have submitted and reviewed. View the list of ingredients and add them to your shopping list. Share recipes or add them to your favorites. With the $1.99 upgrade you have the ability to add the recipes to your Epicurious recipe box.
ESPN Scorecenter A free application
With ESPN Scorecenter you can keep up on what your favorite teams scores are on the fly. Get notifications on changes of the current game. View standing and statistics of many sports by swiping to the left or right.