In this episode of the iOS App Picks we demonstrate five applications in 30 seconds each. These apps will keep you entertained, provide you with detailed weather information, and play virtually any song on your iOS device. 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.
Spotify is one of the best on-demand streaming music applications available for many mobile platforms. Spotify lets you search for virtually any song and play it on your iOS device. Add music to your playlists and save them for when you are without a data connection. View your Facebook friends and share which song you are currently playing. The Spotify service is subscription based with a 30-day premium trial and costs $9.99 a month thereafter.
Very Hungry Cat is a simple progression style game to test your hand-eye coordination. The object of the game is to catch as many birds as possible while avoiding the bombs. Miss too many birds or catch one of the bombs to end the game.
Voxer allows you to use your iOS device as a walkie-talkie. Connect with your Facebook friends and send messages to them for free. Send picture messages, text, and audio to your friends. Record voice, text, and photo memos to yourself.
eWeather HD is the most comprehensive weather application available for iOS. This app shows practically anything that pertains to the current forecast. View weather alerts, earthquake epicenters, radar maps, and much more. There are a few skins that let you see your weather in a unique way. The current temperature is displayed as a numerical notification icon on the eWeather HD app.
Have you used up your free 5GBs of iCloud storage yet? The Microsoft SkyDrive gives you 25GBs of free online storage to upload and share practically anything. Play audio files and video directly from the SkyDrive app. Upload your documents and share them with others.