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The iPhone App Thread - Share here.

Discussion in 'Computers and Technology' started by Chief, Nov 14, 2011.

Put it out there
  1. Chief

    Chief Business Time

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    Can't find a thread like this, so here it is. If it's been done, let me know and I'll merge threads.

    What are your favourite apps?

    What new apps look intriguing to you?

    What apps totally failed to live up to their own hype?

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  2. Chief

    Chief Business Time

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  3. Strike Swiftly

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    Songify for lols. Especially when at work recording beats like "the jobs f****d" etc. Mates always get a laugh
  4. Jordie_tackles

    Jordie_tackles BFSC Platinum

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    Apps i actually use,

    Bank
    facebook
    Demonland
    "the Happiest Hour" drink special in melbourne
    i like the game "cut the rope" might have been free or 99c
    SEN - radio
    Footy type app
    Supercoach app
    Dream team app

    I dont use many apps obviously but might get the thread going
  5. red+black

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    red+black Norm Smith Medallist

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    Not for everyone, but two activities that interest me are poker and backgammon. So here are some apps. The backgammon apps in particular are ranked in the order from best to worst. If you want to get one backgammon app, get Backgammon NJ.

    Backgammon NJ - http://appshopper.com/games/backgammon-nj
    iGammon - http://appshopper.com/games/igammon
    Backgammon Premium - http://appshopper.com/games/backgammon-premium
    Masters of Backgammon - http://appshopper.com/games/masters-of-backgammon

    Poker Journal - http://appshopper.com/utilities/poker-journal
    PokerCruncher - http://appshopper.com/games/pokercruncher
    Chinese Poker - http://appshopper.com/games/chinese-poker
    Zynga Poker - http://appshopper.com/games/live-poker-7k-free-by-zynga
    Donkey Tracker - http://appshopper.com/utilities/donkey-tracker
    Poker Blind Timer - http://appshopper.com/utilities/poker-blind-timer-2
  7. Pie eyed

    Pie eyed Avoiding the Pogrom.

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    I've found it hard to find a single app worth installing let alone paying for first.:(
  8. wmvaux

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    Dragon Dictation.... you talk and it types your message, usually pretty accurate, in a quiet place, sure beats typing.

    Foxtel.... You can use the app to record shows on your iQ at anytime from anywhere

    Metlink.... Great having all Public Transport timetables with you, also you can have your favourite stops so you can see how long until the next train for example.
  9. jonesy86

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    Twitter is surprisingly a great live news feed if you get the lists sorted
  10. Mr_Smooth

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    tune in radio is a must have IMO
    High Flying Flag likes this.
  11. spikers

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    Agree - this is a must-have app. Music and talk radio from around the world at your fingertips - in fact the choices are overwhelming! During the footie season I record one of the commentaries for each Hawks game and then listen to this during my daily commutes - sure makes the commute go faster (but only if we win!). Unfortunately you cannot export the recordings, but I keep them till I run out of space!

    Other apps I love:

    Metroview - GPS for Australia. Think it was about $15 - much cheaper than TomTom. Also has Walking feature - which I love - now no excuse for getting lost.

    TripView - essential for Sydneysiders that use public transport

    Woolworths - setup your shopping lists, nominate your store and it tells you which aisles goods are located. Bar-code scanning makes it so simple. Has cut my shopping time by heaps.

    Optus - if you are on an Optus plan - setup your account online and then use this app to monitor your usage.

    MelAir - Melbourne Airport. I fly to Melbourne at least 3-5 times a year to get my footie fix. This is a great app giving departure/arrival times, delays, terminal locations and so on.

    Restaurants - I use Urbanspoon (free) and GFG SMH ($$).

    So many other great apps, particularly if you enjoy audio-books, exercise (lots of great 'running' apps and pedometers), cooking and so-on.

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    Just a side note to this. I found the Optus app to be very slow and pretty Average.

    Grab "Consume" instead. Loads faster, plus you can add anything you like (Multiple Mobiles, Internet useage etc)
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    Thanks for the info - I'll give it a go.
  14. red+black

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    Just on apps that are basically of a website, why not just use the website instead?
  16. red+black

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    Yeah I don't get that either, apps like the bank apps :confused:
  17. wmvaux

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    Action Movie is one of the best apps going around, you can blow up anything.

    Crackle is another great app, it has free movies and TV shows to watch. Been watching Seinfeld on my iPad and it has a stack of movies and other shows worth watching.
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    Loads quicker and can also tell you where branches/ATM's are in relation to your current position. Also optimised and shizz though admittedly most websites that have an app also have the website itself in the same manner/layout as the app for the most part.
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    Avast ye Corporate shills!
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    Simply letting fans know that we have a thread if they want to get in touch. Nothing more.
  22. red+black

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    Has potential

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    Spotify?
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    Hand Don't think, Do.

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