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Must Have iPad Applications

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The App Store has brought out a bunch of apps for the iPad. While there are many that were already available for the iPhone, they will look much better in the larger iPad. There are many new ones too. The costs are a bit high to what you would usually find in the App Store.

1. News and Social

News and Social

NYT Editor’s Choice:

This app shows you what the ‘New York Times’ looks like on the iPad. It is free. There may be hidden subscription charges.

USA Today:

This app shows you how the ‘USA Today’ looks like on the iPad. This is free but there may be hidden subscription charges.

WSJ:

The Wall Street Journal has launched an app to allow its followers on iPad to read the paper. It is a free app. There may be hidden subscription charges.

AP:

This is a really good app. It includes video, image and text content as well. It has an unorthodox design. This is another free app.

NPR for iPad:

This is a digital version of the NPR. There is text and photo news along with the audio. It is a free app.

Popular Science:

The tease at the App Store hints that this is not only a magazine scan. Rather it has been influenced by the amazing concept that surfaces in December. This app costs $5.

BBC:

This old broadcaster is now on iPad with its very own app. There is all the BBC’s news coverage. This includes print, video and radio.

Bloomberg:

The app for all of you with a business sense. Your iPad can become a finance terminal with this app. It is free for now.

StumbleUpon:

You can use your Stumble Upon account for simple link sharing and discovery. It is a free app.

Instapaper:

The app that lets you save anything that you have come across online in a cleaned-up format for later use. It costs $5.

NewsRack:

NewsRack worked great for the iPhone as an RSS reader. The great news is that if you have already paid $5 for the iPhone version, then the iPad download is absolutely free.

Feeddler:

Feeddler is a free app that will cover all the basics if you do not want to spend money for a feed reader.

Fluent News:

Some of you might not like the RSS readers. If that is the case, then Fluent is your thing. It will make your daily news to be a little guided into a single interface. This app is free.

Accuweather Cirrus:

The app that will make you an expert weatherperson. It includes prediction and reading. It is free.

Tweetdeck:

Tweet deck worked great with the iPhone. It takes the column-based desktop app, and adapts it to the iPhone’s screen. The end result is in either two column (a portrait) or three column (landscape) modes.

AIM:

AIM is the AOL’s instant messaging app. It looks pretty stunning. This app is free.

IM+:

The app that will let you do some serious multi-protocol messaging. That includes Live, Facebook and Yahoo, among others. This app is for $10.

Loopt Pulse:

This app provides localism. Find out what is going on around your sofa, right from your sofa. It is free.

Dash Four:

Foursquare on the iPad might sound like a strange idea now. Yet it won’t seem so strange the next time you are in Starbucks, with your iPad. This app costs $2.

Craigsphone:

While the Craiglist website is a disaster, the Craigslist iPad app looks great. It is free.

2. Entertainment and Video

Entertainment and Video

Netflix:

An app that provides Netflix streaming over Wi-Fi. You should first have a NetFlix account that costs around $9 a month these days. After that, you can have thousands of brilliant TV shows and movies in your hand. The app is free.

ABC Player:

ABC Player is one of the first TV apps available in the store. It has made a promising start. It provides an amazing slick interface for the ABC video content that is available on their website. This app is free.

Marvel Comics:

An app that turns your iPad into a comic book for real. It provides a free reader but the comics have to be paid for.

iBooks:

iBooks is the Apple’s ebook store. It is the best thing yet for iPad ebooks. There is no competition for now, but Amazon and Barnes will be hoping to change that soon.

NBA Game Time Courtside:

An app that provides you with a full and interactive dashboard for all the basketball games that you watch. It is a joy for all the basketball fans. It is absolutely free.

MLB At Bat:

It is an app that enables you to watch the live games like the iPhone version. The extra bit added is that it simulates the games you are unable to watch due to blackout or licensing issues. There are also statistics at hand. It costs $15.

ESPN ScoreCenter:

For all of you out there who like to eat, drink and sleep sports, this is the app for you. It provides a constant feed of sports information. There are the specific game scores like on the iPhone app, but the iPad app has been enhanced to include scores of columns, frames and panes. If you love sports, it costs a mere $5.

Yahoo Entertainment:

Yahoo Entertainment pulls info from the vast network of Yahoo sites. It has complete TV listings, videos and entertainment news. It has been amazingly designed, and it is free so it is definitely worth a download.

SoundHound:

SoundHound is a song recognition app with a difference. It has an immensely fast recognition engine. It does not only ID any music that is playing, but also provides lyrics, charts, music discovery and full playlist playback. The charts are based on what people are Idling and not based on buying statistics. It is for $5.

Shazam:

It is an app that provides song recognition. Still, it will not recognize your own singing voice or humming like SoundHound can. Also, the song recognition ability is not as good. Still, it is a free app so you can try it.

Pandora:

The Pandora’s iPad app is sticking to its basic customized radio feature. It provides artist info along with your playlists. Read the full story

Top 10 iPhone 3G Apps

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The iPhone has made significant progress since it was introduced. Although the interface is brilliantly designed, fast and has an overall feature not found on other mobile operating systems. The most impressive thing is the great number of applications currently exists on the relatively new operating system. The Top 10 apps which are a must have for an iPhone are:

1. Top iPhone Video Game

Super Monkey Ball is one of the most intriguing games for the iPhone. The gameplay is very simple and smooth. The levels are very precise, while being an overall fun game. The point is simple, navigate your Monkey in his Ball form through various navigated levels without falling off the mazes open sides. Priced at $10 it is right for Super Monkey Ball and is worth your money.

2. Best iPhone Streaming Music Application

Pandora.com is one of the best music streaming channels. The program lets you select your favorite band and start streaming their music, along with other bands considered to be close a companion. The best thing about this app is that you can block a song to be never played again if you don’t like it

3. The Most Innovative iPhone Music App

Shazam is a free application with a very simple but quite handy function. If you hold your iPhone to any music source, be it a stereo, TV, etc. Shazam will tell you within seconds about what song you’re listening to, who the artist is, and where to buy it. The users will also be able to view related YouTube videos.

4. Best iPhone Internet / Mobile Search App

The Google App for the iPhone is a very dedicated search app, while searching the internet users can also search their phone for items such as Contacts, Applications, etc. This app also features smart search, essentially as you enter letters the available programs that match those letters will appear first in search results.

5. Best iPhone Location Based Software

The app developed by The Omni Group is an example of a perfect “Location Based Organizer.”

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Best Free BlackBerry Applications and Programs

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Black Berry provides you, a better facility to install and use any application you want. There are several applications available to simplify your tasks. They are available with different prices but many of them are free of cost so that, the Blackberry users can easily get the maximum benefit of those applications without paying anything. Here is a list of the best free software for Blackberry which will surely help you.

1. Google Maps Mobile

This application is a map application that is available for all the users of Blackberry phones. It shows you entire views of streets around you. This application has not only the functionality to show you the entire map around the Globe.  It can zoom different locations and to change the routes to provide you the shortest path to your destination. One of its latest and exciting features is the real-time traffic updates which allow you to navigate your way from the congested areas around you.

2. PocketMac

Blackberry can easily synchronize with your personal computer but in a case it didn’t, and you also do not know, what to do to solve this problem. However, if you have this application in your Blackberry phone, it will solve your problem. This application makes that synchronization with your PC very easily. Using this application, you can easily get access to your Entourage, Up-To-Date, Address Book, iCal, Now Contact, and Sticks in line on both of your devices.

3. StockView

There are several different applications available to get aware of your stocks using your Blackberry phone, but they are either unaffordable or difficult to operate but this application is best in both prospects. Simply, you have to add those stocks, which you want to track in it, and it will ease you to check it whenever you want by logging into your account.

4. BlackBerry Unite!

This free software collaboration could help you track the progress of your team when you’re away. After all, that’s why you have a Blackberry in the first place, right? It simplifies you to share different important things that are necessary, while you are on a trip like, pictures, calendars, documents, and more, among yours and your Blackberry’s teammates. In this way, you can easily do your work along with enjoying your trip and get your working reputation, better and better day by day.

5. JabpLite BlackBerry Personal Money Manager

Sometimes, when you are progressing better in your business, you can easily forget your money related matters. JabpLite Blackberry Personal Money Manager provides you the facility to store all of your money related data. This is just a simple budget and allows you to store planned and actual expenditure. It keeps your data in an easy form of spreadsheets, which ensures that you win more than your expenses, and that your money is distributed. Because the last thing, you need is to board a flight from New York to Los Angeles and have a complete breakdown of the budget.

6. BeamBerry

When you face a problem to download or open the attachments of your e-mails, which have certain file extensions than this application will solve your problem. You have just to download this application, and it will ease you to view the attachments like your PC.

7. BBScreenStream

The application works like a movie maker. Using this application, you can create videos from your phone, and then you can either record it or can easily display that video on your computer by simply connecting your Blackberry with your computer.

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Best iPhone Car Accessories

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iPhone is the best mobile phone in the world. iPhone is providing the best mobile applications. This mobile is famous for its applications. Besides all the attractive and useful characteristics, iPhone is also providing many accessories. There are many accessories of iPhone and the most demanding are car accessories. These accessories are designed under high technology and according to the users demand and satisfaction. These accessories are designed for those drivers who are using iPhones and they want to get maximum advantage from their iPhone, while they are driving a car.

accessories of iPhone

Best Five iPhone Mobile Accessories

There are many good and useful iPhone mobile accessories that are used in cars. Following are the best five iPhone mobile accessories for the car. These are good in use as well as these are very cost effective.

1. iLuv iCC162 Micro USB Car Charger

This is a very famous and useful iPhone accessory. This accessory is used by almost every driver who drives on the long routes.

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Best Augmented Reality iPhone Apps

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There are many iPhone applications that are used by many iPhone users. These applications are used by many business men and women and also these are beneficial for the students and other society member. iPhone provides the best users friendly applications and this is the reason that iPhone is one of the best mobile iPhone all over the world.

Best 5 iPhone Applications

You can enjoy the fun of future by using these augmented iPhone applications. These applications are very helpful for the users to visualize the future. There are many iPhone augmented applications that are very famous and also useful for many iPhone users. Out of these thousands of iPhone augmented applications, following are the best 5 applications for the iPhone users.

1. Golfscape GPS Rangefinder

Golfscape GPS Rangefinder

This iPhone application is one of the best iPhone applications and is also very famous. This iPhone application is also very famous in the golf lovers and those people who play golf definitely use this application. This iPhone application provides an iPhone user 35k + courses. This application provides complete details about the all sides of the golf area.

2. Spy Glass

Spy Glass

This iPhone application is also very famous and most useful application for the iPhone users. This will transform your iPhone mobile into a very useful telescope and helps you to locate your directions and other areas with the help of a compass. This iPhone application is also connected with GPS system. This application is very famous in drivers and in tourists.

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Best iPhone Gift Ideas For holidyes

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It is a very common tradition to present different gifts to your loved ones. Presenting a good gift shows the depth of your love. You can present different gifts to your friends, family and other loved ones. In civilized and developed nations like Japanese, presenting a gift is so common. But now a days it is a very common problem that what sort of gift should be presented. This problem is now solved by iPhone. IPhone is presenting many gift packages and items that are not only very famous but also a need of every second person.

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Best five iPhone gift ideas

You can present many products of iPhone as a gift to your friends and other family members. There are many accessories and applications that you can present. Out of hundred of such applications and accessories, following are the best five gift idea about iPhone that you can present on holidays.

1. iMax power IMP500 backup battery

This is a best accessory of iPhone that you can present to your friend or a family member on a holiday. This accessory is an eternal battery for an iPhone.

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Iphone,s Best Apps

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Today Apple iPhone is gaining popularity in gaming industry rapidly. iPhone is becoming portable gaming system. Games Developers are developing every kind of game, from basic puzzling games to most enhanced graphic games. Top 10 Games of iPhone of 2011 are following.

1. Cut the Rope

Cut the Rope is the brilliant game in the App World because of it’s extraordinary game play importance, magnificent graphics, accurate physics and sensitive action controls. It is one of the best puzzle games available today.

cut the rope

2. Sonic 4

Sonic The Hedgehog 4 Episode I is one of the most wanted games for the iPhone. It is released with enhanced features,
graphics and controls. It is one of the brilliant releases from THE HEDGEHOG.

3. Fruit Ninja

Fruit Ninja is a very interesting action game with amazing Arcade mode. It is a very simple but quite funny game Released by Halfbrick Studio. Fruit Ninja sums up all features which iPhone game needs.

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List of Heart Rate Monitor Apps for iPhone

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Most of the people spend a lot of money to maintain their health. It is no doubt very important for every one to have a good health. For this purpose iPhone is providing many healthy iPhone applications that will help an iPhone user to maintain a very good health. As iPhone is the most popular mobile phone in the world, it is providing many heart rate monitors iPhone applications besides many entertaining and business applications.

Best 23 Heart Rate Monitors for iPhone

 Heart Rate Monitors for iPhone

For good health and to maintain fitness, iPhone is providing many useful and healthy applications for the iPhone users. These applications are also very famous in medical field. These applications help an iPhone user to monitor the heart and pulse. These applications are available with very good tools and detectors. These applications also calculate and inform the iPhone user that how much an iPhone user burns the calories. Out of many heart rate monitors iPhone applications, following are the best 23 iPhone applications.

1. iRun Xtreme: This iPhone application monitors the heart rate by using the microphones of your iPhone mobile.

2. Fit view: This iPhone application is a very good tracking device of your health. This determines blood pressure and sugar level in the blood.

3. Fitness builder: This iPhone application helps an iPhone user to remain fit. This application provides a guideline for the exercise.

4. 12 Fitness Calculators: This iPhone application provides an iPhone user, different detectors to detect your physical progress during exercise.

5. Heart Rate Monitor: HRM is a very famous iPhone application and helps to detect the rate of heart beat during exercise. This application uses iPhone microphones for the process.

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Best iPhone Apps for Barbecue

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Cooking good is a very tough job for every one. Cooking BBQ is not so difficult but cooking delicious BBQ is a hard job. Normally on weekends, people plan to cook BBQ in their gardens and at different picnic places. To make your dishes and BBQs, iPhone is providing very good and interesting applications that will teach you that how you can cook good BBQ.

iPhone Applications for BBQ

There are hundreds of iPhone applications that are available in the market as well as on internet for BBQs. These applications will teach you that how you can cook better. Out of many applications, following are the best five applications for cooking good BBQ and also sauces for barbecue.

1. Weber’s on the Grill

It is one of the best and attractive iPhone applications for the iPhone users. This iPhone application can provide you more than two hundred and seventy recipes and methods to cook delicious barbecue at your home or at any picnic place. This iPhone application also provides you many recipes for different sauces, rubs and marinades. This is the best iPhone application, for those who are not so good in cooking and wants to make good and delicious BBQ.

2. iSteak for iPhone

This is also a very good and interesting application for barbecue lovers. This application provides you many recipes of different countries, so that you can cook different types of barbecues for yourself. It also provides you a timer to cook well and in time. You can enjoy a good BBQ with your family and friends by using this interesting application.

3. BBQ

This is also a very good barbecue iPhone application that provides you many good recipes for your weekends.

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5 Best iPhone Apps for Students

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There are many mobile phone companies in the market, which are providing different applications for the mobile users. But the best company in mobile phone ranking is iPhone. iPhone is providing many applications for the iPhone users. iPhone provides many applications for businessmen, official administrators, children games and also many useful and interesting applications for the students. These applications are designed according to the minds and abilities of the students.

Best five iPhone Student Applications

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There are hundred of iPhone applications for students that can help them to improve their qualities and enhance the educational progress. From the many iPhone applications, following are the best five iPhone applications for the students.

1. My Schedule Lite

The main problem in student life is to manage the time. Most of the students can not manage their time according to the schedule and hence, can not show progress in their educational field. To solve this problem iPhone introduces this iPhone application. This application helps the students to manage their time and make a proper time table schedule. You just need to install your daily schedule in this iPhone application. You can high light the study time, break time and other important lectures timings in your iPhone application. This application will reminds you about your schedule.

2. Study SETS – Psychology Lite

This iPhone application can help you to improve your results and other activities. This application provides you different sets of your courses to make it easy for you to understand the syllabus and course. This application is very useful for all students.

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