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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
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.
This app shows you how the ‘USA Today’ looks like on the iPad. This is free but there may be hidden subscription charges.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
You can use your Stumble Upon account for simple link sharing and discovery. It is a free app.
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 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 is a free app that will cover all the basics if you do not want to spend money for a feed reader.
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.
The app that will make you an expert weatherperson. It includes prediction and reading. It is free.
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 is the AOL’s instant messaging app. It looks pretty stunning. This app is free.
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.
This app provides localism. Find out what is going on around your sofa, right from your sofa. It is free.
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.
While the Craiglist website is a disaster, the Craigslist iPad app looks great. It is free.
2. Entertainment and Video
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 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.
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 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.
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 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 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.
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.
The Pandora’s iPad app is sticking to its basic customized radio feature. It provides artist info along with your playlists. Read More
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.”
If you are Android user then you must have knowledge about what you can do with your Android. There is a great number of free applications and widgets that are available for Android phones. You can make most of these widgets and can turn your Android into a complete pocket PC for you. Following are some free widgets for Android.
1. Power Widget
This widget works wonders, as it allows you to move from one application to other in quick time. It allows you to toggle among wifi, GPS, Bluetooth, screen brightness and sync.
2. Scoreboard Application Widget
This is wonderful and useful widgets if you are a sport geek and want to have sport news in your palm. It is an official application that is released by Google. Via this application widget you get the latest news and scores of your favorite team during the game. You can also scroll through different teams to view the dates and history of their previous and upcoming match dates and history.
3. Facebook Widget
Who doesn’t use Facebook? Off course everyone upon the earth is a Facebook user and if you have Android then this widget is perfect for your Android phone. Via this widget you can change your pictures, set updates and reply to messages in quick time. This application works efficiently, so you can rely on it for Facebooking.
4. Android Agenda Widget
This widget is available in two views i.e. medium and large. It is a useful and efficient way to get access to your expected appointments. It also allows you to extract data from multiple calendars instead of only the native Android Calendar application.
5. Fox News Widget
Everybody wants to keep a close eye on what is going on around the world, so this widget is perfect for getting latest news updates. It has an auto-refresh button that minimizes your work.
Blackberry phones have a plenty of free applications accessible, which will make your mobile device more then just a phone. Know about best Blackberry free applications that you can download in your cell phone and can make your smart phone worthier than it is. Let’s get started to take a look on 10 most amazing and cool applications of the Blackberry phone.
i). Pandora Mobile
Pandora has an admirable free Blackberry application which permits you to use your desktop version in the way you want, allowing you do everything essential. You can generate new stations; listen to the previously generated ones, rate songs and more.
ii). Neosistec CarFinder
Here is the most amazing application; suppose youa parked your car anywhere in parking lot and finding it difficult to find. This application helps you find your car. What you need to do is while leaving the car, open CarFinder’s menu and mark the location of your car via blackberry GPS. As you are finished with the job and you need to get back to the car simply open CarFinder and that will display you your previous marked location via compass or the Blackberry Maps application. You can also inform your friend about the car position.
iii). Qik Mobile
Qik application permits you to stream live video from your SmartPhone to the internet for free. By using it you can stream video for anyone who wants to see, or you can confine someone’s access with a password.
Note: Qik is only executable on those Blackberry models that have a camera.
iv). Google Maps
Google Maps application could be used in a number of ways, for instance, getting directions, get maps in satellite view, watch traffic and see your current location all of them could be achieved by using just one application. It shows the maps etc. in the same way as the famous online maps websites does. The only difference is that you are actually using them on your phone.
Note: If your Blackberry does not have GPS, you can still find locations and directions etc. But it works more precisely with GPS.
If you are fond of instant messaging, you will amazed by Palringo. It is instant massaging client supporting AIM, Yahoo, MSN, ICQ, Google Talk and many more. You can also enjoy chat with users of Parlingo (on Windows Mobile, Android, Symbian Phone and Iphone/Ipod) through text chat, voice or pictures. Palringo’s voice potential is almost same as push-to-talk software. It is simply great software to interact with your friends online or on Mobile Phones.
Boopsie is a very agile application that lets you delve for articles from various websites as Wikipedia, Amazon, IMDB and many more. This application allows you to look for such informatics things via different channels.
Applications of any gadget make it more attractive, entertaining, informative, and make you more productive. Free or paid applications for Apple’s iPad have wide range, like social networking, business, communication, games, entertainment, creativity, and more. Following are the best 10 iPad entertainment Applications
These Applications Make your iPad more enojyable in real sense.
1. ABC Player
This FREE application allow your iPad into a TV and entertain you with full episodes of Grey’s Anatomy, Lost, Desperate Housewives, Dancing with the stars, and much more popular shows in your hand. These full-screen high quality definition videos look sharp and smooth, with limited commercial interruption.
2. Barnes And Noble Nook For iPad
This is a Free application for Apple’s iPad. The Concept of this application is to provide you a free library of E-Books. You can share titles with friends using “LendMe” technology. iPad running Nook software allow you “Lifetime Library” features accessible from your device.
IPad is one of the most famous and attractive mobile phone company in the world. These phones are most popular in businessmen and youngsters. iPad is providing many useful and attractive applications for the iPad users. These applications are especially designed according to the demand and satisfaction of the iPad users. From hundreds of iPad applications, following are the best ten applications.
1. ABC player
This iPad application is especially designed for those iPad users who are great fan of huge lost, flash forward or v-fan. You can easily watch all these programs on your iPad screen. These programs are available on your iPad screen with very good resolution and graphics. ABC player also enables an iPad user to watch films and videos.
Reading books is a very good habit. If you love reading books, this iPad application is one of the best iPad application for iPad users.
Applications in a mobile phone determines the worth and use for that mobile phone. This is the reason that many mobile companies are introducing many useful and advance applications for the users. Due to the expansion of markets and competition in the markets, mobile companies like iPhone and iPad are introducing many interesting applications to make their company more famous in the market.
Best iPad applications
You can modify your Apple iPad by uploading a lot of applications to it.
You can use an iPad for many reasons. It all depends upon the type of applications that you are using in your iPad. There are more than thousand Apple iPad applications for the iPad users to make an iPad best in the market. Out of those thousand iPad applications, following are the best applications for the iPad users. These applications are interesting as well as beneficial for an iPad user.
Are you left-brained of right-brained
This is a free iPad application. This application is especially designed by the psychologists and scientist to determine that weather a person is right-brained or left-brained. This iPad application provides an iPad user a quiz with different questions. The answers of these questions determine the mind of the users.
In 2008, when T-Mobile launched very first Android powered handset (G1) it looked as a small revolution in world of apps and it really did a good business also. But past few months are going good for Google.
Recently several new high profile Androids handsets like Motorola Droid, HTC Hero and Motorola Cliq had changed the whole scene. It made the initial stream of apps into a flowing river. Now there are over 10,000 apps and counting, as Google’s Android Marketplace presents applications almost about everything. Something that really makes difficult for us that what we choose.
As every body haves his own choice and favorite applications differs from person to person, keeping that thing in mind, I made the categories of different favorite applications so that the new users can get an initial guide to get more from their phones.
These categories are:
Video and Music Read More
Pandora is a great radio station, which not only plays your favorite music, but also plays any song you name, or if it can’t find it, it’ll play songs similar to the one you named. It uses an advanced system to play songs that have similar rhythms, beats, and music to whatever you type in. You can create an account enabling it to keep track of all your personal radio stations. And It’s free too!
With Hulu, you can use your computer as your television set. There is no need to install any software or make an account. Just go to the website and see your favorite video clips, full TV episodes and seasons, and even feature-length films.
Most of the phones, including the Motorola Milestone, the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 and the HTC Tattoo. Although there aren’t many apps around for Android as compared to the iPhone but Android Marketplace is catching up fast. Here is a list of some of the top apps available for Android.
Photos and Video
A great little toolbox to put some effects and filters in your pictures, as soon as you capture them, right on your phone.
If you find Photo Effects too complex, then go for PicSay, as it provides much simpler functions for resizing, color adjusting and rotation of pictures. You can also add some fun captions and speech bubbles for MMS postcards.
Snap Photo Pro
If you wand to get some better results from your camers, then get Snap Photo Pro as it offers various filters for image stabilization using the phone’s accelerometer to detect and correct wobbly hands.