9.10.2015

My iPhone App List

Here is how I stay connected and productive via my iPhone 6 and Mini iPad. Search for any of these in your app store to learn more. Comment on applications not on this list or on this list you find valuable. The apps in blue are my top, absolutely mission-critical apps.

Business Tools
  • Evernote - Next level note taking, sharing, organizing and collaborating.
  • Dropbox - File sharing.
  • LogMeIn - Access to home/work computer from your mobile devices.
  • PayPal - Give and receive money.
  • Square Register - Receive payments on mobile device with a card swiper.

Home Tools
  • LifeChurch.tv Bible - Read the word.
  • Battery Doctor - Essential tools that help improve your devices' battery life.
  • Chrome - Google's browser to access all bookmarks, reading lists, and browsing history from any device and/or computer where you use Chrome and are logged into your Google account.
  • Bing - Good back-up browser.
  • Amazon - Shop for anything.  The Prime membership is worth it to save money on shipping.
  • MyAT&T - Monitor your phone bill and data usage.
  • Discover - Monitor your credit card bill. 
  • Harmony Control - Requires hardware in your home, but great "all-in-one" TV remote control.
  • Grocery IQ - Essential app for adding items to your grocery store list and sharing with anyone else that is also adding to the list and/or going to the store. Updates instantly.
  • WiFiTransfer - Powerful little tool that allows you to easily move large files from your device to your computer when both devices are on the same wi-fi network. I use it to quickly offload videos from my iPhone to my laptop.
  • SpeedTest - Great little tool to check the speed of your cell network and wifi network.
  • Diptic - Create images that have more than one of your images in them.

Content Creating
  • Blogger - Run a blog like this one.
  • RhymeZone - Find definitions, synonyms, and rhymes.
  • Merriam-Webster Dictionary - Definitions and synonyms.

Travel
  • Google Maps - Powerful GPS tool.
  • TripIt - Keep all your travel plans in one place.
  • Orbitz - Find flights, hotels and rental cars.
  • Uber - Get a ride cheaper and nicer than a cab.
  • Yelp - Find restaurants. 
  • American Airlines - Fly the friendly skies.
  • GateGuru - Find shops and services in airports.
  • OpenTable - Make restaurant reservations.
  • AirBnB - Find cheaper, nicer and more conveniently located places to stay.
  • Starbucks - Coffee.  Period. :)
  • FlightAware - Check flight times and current status.
  • SeatGuru - Find the best seats on aircraft equipment your airline flies.
  • Hilton Hhonors - Find a hotel.
  • Hipmunk - Book flights.
  • Waze - A user-updated GPS mapping app. Get updates while driving on police, traffic jams, detours, etc.
  • TravelMath - Find out how much it will cost to drive vs. fly vs. walk. 

Weather
  • Dark Sky - Simple weather app.
  • MyRadar - Simple, but more detailed weather app.

Time
  • Timeless - Time.
  • NiceClock - Time.
  • FaceClock - Time.
  • RYClock - You guessed it, time.

Social
  • Facebook - Faces.
  • Twitter - Tweets. 
  • Pinterest - Everything and anything.
  • Instagram - Pictures.
  • Hootsuite - Powerful place to write one status and send it to your Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and/or Instagram with the push of one button.  You can also schedule statuses to go out in the future.
  • Facebook Messenger - Faces texting one another.
  • LinkedIn - Professionally dressed faces.
  • GroupMe - Cool group messaging app.
  • Periscope - Like YouTube only it is live and viewable to any of your connected Periscope friends or anyone that happens to click on your video in the app.  Cool app for showing friends, family members, customers, students, etc. what is going on in your world right now.

Running
  • Nike+ Running - Run Forrest.
  • Nike+ Fuel - Track your movement.
  • Nike+ Move - Track your movement.

Apple
  • Podcasts - Discover stories and entertainment.
  • Apple TV Remote - Control your Apple TV.
  • iBooks - Read. 
  • Find iPhone - Find other devices (yours and your family members) that use your Apple account.
  • Keynote - Apple's PowerPoint.
  • iPhoto - Photos.
  • iTunes Festival - Annual concerts.

Entertainment
  • Spotify - Where all great music lives in streaming format.  When you are a member ($12 per month) you can offload the music to your devices.  I have 35 GB of music offloaded.  My most used app.
  • Netflix - Movies, documentaries and TV shows.
  • Flixster - Movie reviews and times.
  • Crackle - Movies, documentaries and TV shows.
  • Kindle - Amazon's book reader.
  • Cox TV Connect - See what is coming on and set your recorder.  For COX cable users only.
  • Kids-In-Mind - See how kid-friendly movies are.  They rank from 1-10 language, violence and sexual content.
  • Shazam - Learn what songs are that you hear around you.
  • YouTube - Videos.
  • IMDB - Movie and TV show reviews and information.
  • USAToday - News.
  • ClearTune - Guitar tuner.
  • Ultimate Guitar Tabs - Sheet music, lyrics and guitar chords.

Sports
  • ESPN - Sports information and video/audio content.
  • ESPN Radio - Sports radio.
  • Dallas Cowboys - America's team.  And mine.  :)
  • Team Stream - Sports information.
  • NFL Mobile - Football.
  • College Football - Younger football.
  • NCAA Sports - College sports information.
  • OrangePower - Oklahoma State University sports information.
  • FOX Sports Go - Sports video and audio from FOX.
  • Yahoo Sports - Sports information.
  • GolfLogix - Golf course GPS tool.  Let's you see how close or far you really are from the green. :)



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