Must Have Apps

Whether you’ve just got your device or had it for years, these are must have apps!

Flipboard creates a personalized magazine out of everything being shared with you, from social networks to articles from your favorite publications. Fill Flipboard with blogs to publications like Rolling Stone or Vanity Fair, and use Instapaper or Read It Later to save articles to read later.  You’ll have a single place to enjoy, browse, comment on and share all the news, photos and updates that you want to read. View on iTunes


TED Mobile Free for iPhone

December 5, 2011

TED Mobile is the official app of the nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading which showcases the world’s most inspired thinkers. The app lets you watch the latest TED videos from recent conferences covering technology, entertainment, design and more. You can also download videos to watch when you’re offline. View on iTunes


Kayak Free for iPhone & iPad

November 16, 2011

Kayak lets you compare hundreds of travel sites at once for flight, hotel and car rental deals. The app also lets you track your flight status, view and manage your trip itinerary and look up baggage fees. You can also book your hotel directly from the app by choosing Kayak as your booking option. View on iTunes


GasBuddy helps you find the cheapest gas prices nearest you. And for every gas price reported, you’ll earn points toward prize give-away entries. GasBuddy gives away one $250 gas gift card every week. Gas prices are for USA and Canada only. View on iTunes


RL Classic is the newly updated RedLaser app that searches for low online and local prices from hundreds of thousands of retailers. The app features product results from Google, TheFind, SDC, eBay,,, and more. The app scans UPC, EAN, UPC-E and EAN-8 barcodes and QR codes  including URLs, contact info, calendar events, and emails. You can also create a QR Code from your contacts, a URL, or text. View on iTunes allows you to track, budget and manage your money in one place. Open an account, add your bank, credit, loan and retirement accounts and Mint will automatically pull in and categorize your transactions. Your app is passcode protected with a 4-digit PIN. If you lose your device, or temporarily misplace it, you can deactivate mobile access from your profile page. View on iTunes


RunKeeper uses your device’s GPS technology to track your distance, duration, pace/speed, calories burned and maps the path you traveled. You can also enter your activities manually, including treadmill runs. The data is synced to the RunKeeper website ( where you can view a history of all of your activities, and cumulative totals of all of your vital stats. You can also share your progress with friends by posting to Facebook and Twitter. View on iTunes


Stitcher Radio lets you listen to your favorite news, comedy, sports, talk and storytelling radio shows in one app. Choose from over 5,000 on demand podcasts and live local AM/FM stations. View on iTunes


FlightTrack Pro lets you import flight data automatically from any airline confirmation email and get push alerts with real-time changes to your flight. Get real-time flight itinerary updates and zoomable maps that work offline. Covers more than 4000 airports worldwide as well as full international flight coverage with 1400 airlines. View on iTunes


Now updated for iPad, the Facebook app offers bigger, better photos and you can share a photo, update your status or send a message without leaving News Feed.

The Facebook app makes it easy to stay connected and share information with friends. Users can use their iPhone to start a conversation with Facebook Chat, check friends’ latest photos and status updates, look up a phone number, or upload mobile photos to Facebook while on the go. View on iTunes


SkyGrid is all your news in one place. Follow all the sources and topics you want, and effortlessly receive updates on the interests you care about. Read your favorite news, people, blogs, and topics in a customized Photo Grid. View on iTunes


Pageonce Pro automatically organizes and tracks your money and bills. See your banks, credit cards, bills and investment accounts in one place. Get real-time alerts and reminders about your accounts. You can also track your frequent flyer miles, rewards, mobile minutes, text and data usage. Pageonce Pro is ad-free and secure. View on iTunes


Epicurious lets you search more than 30,000 professionally created recipes from Bon Appetit, Gourmet, Self, and renowned chefs and cookbooks. Save your favorite recipes, and sync your Favorites list in the app with your online Recipe Box at You can also create shopping lists, and e-mail recipes and shopping lists to yourself and friends. View on iTunes


Amazon Mobile for iPhone & iPad

September 27, 2011

The Amazon Mobile App allows users to quickly search, shop, compare prices, read reviews, and make purchases on Amazon using a simple interface. The app allows users to scan a barcode, snap a photo, or type a search, to quickly compare prices and check availability. All purchases made on Amazon Mobile are routed through Amazon’s secure servers. View on iTunes


NYTimes Free for iPhone & iPad

September 27, 2011

With NYTimes, you can read The New York Times on the go, now with more content, featuring blogs, videos and slide shows.  The Top News section is free in the app and for full access you can subscribe for $14.99 per month to view on iPhone or $34.99 per month to view on iPhone and iPad devices. View on iTunes


Dropbox Free for iPhone & iPad

September 27, 2011

Dropbox is a free service that lets you access all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere. After you install Dropbox on your computer, any file you save to your Dropbox will automatically save to all your computers, your iPhone and iPad and even the Dropbox website. View on iTunes


myAT&T Free for iPhone and iPad

September 27, 2011

myAT&T allows users to manage and pay bills for their Wireless and AT&T U-verse® accounts. The app also locates Wi-Fi hotspots and gives access to Wi-Fi support videos. View on iTunes


Kindle Free for iPhone & iPad

September 27, 2011

The Kindle app gives users the ability to read Kindle books, newspapers, and magazines on an easy-to-use interface. Users have access to over 950,000 books in the Kindle Store plus over 100 newspapers and magazines. With Amazon Whispersync, all notes and bookmarks are synced across all devices so users can pick up where they left off on another device. View on iTunes


The app delivers trusted reference content from and The app includes nearly 2 million words, definitions, synonyms and antonyms. It also features audio pronunciation, voice-to-text search, Word of the Day and Hot Word blog.

No internet connection is needed to search for words. View on iTunes


Yelp Free for iPhone and iPad

September 27, 2011

Yelp helps users search for places to eat, shop, drink, relax and play and read reviews from an active community of locals. Some app features include searching for busineses nearby and narrowing searches by distance, price, and what’s open now. Users can make reservations on OpenTable without leaving the Yelp app, as well as check-in and share on Facebook and Twitter. View on iTunes