Every single day thousands of applications flood the the open doors of Apple's App Store. Some are genuinely good while others are trash that someone has created simply to squeeze a few bucks out of, which causes many of the deserving applications to slip under the view of a casual App Store user. Therefore, in order to shed light on these underrated applications, iPhone Alley has begun to highlight any hidden gems hiding within the arsenal of applications the App Store currently hosts. Whether you're the kind seeking a worthwhile game to waste some time, or you're in search of an intuitive utility that bests every other, these weekly guides are your ultimate resource for finding apps that have slipped under the general radar of App Store users.
Along with the major additions teased today at Apple's WWDC keynote, there were also a number of smaller tweaks that, while notable, don't require much depth while explaining. We've included descriptions of such features below.
With the introduction of iOS 5, we saw the inclusion of another application that comes standard with the software, which was Apple's Reminders application. While it was certainly a much needed addition to iOS, there are multiple other solutions that boast what Apple failed to include, one of which is HQ: To Do, an application similar to Reminders wrapped in a much nicer looking package and sporting additional content over its likely competitor.
If nothing I posted yesterday will work in prolonging your iPhone’s battery life, there are always other measures you can take. Along with taking your device in to your local Apple store, DIY battery replacement is also an option that you may want to refer to if you want a
I have tried several mobile search apps in the past, I usually always end up going back to good ole trusty Google. Creature of habit I suppose, but the Doat/Do@ app is a different animal than I have seen in the past. It works quite differently in that you type
Blockbuster has launched the Blockbuster app [App Store, Free] for the iPhone and iPod touch, available now. The app allows you to view and manage your online rental queue, view the Blockbuster's video catalogue of movies and TV shows, locate nearby stores and view their inventory in real time.
Self Edge, a new denim retailer in NYC, is currently testing out a new payment system that replaces cash registers with iPhones. Codenamed "Square", it involves a small plastic cube that plugs into the headphone jack and can read swiped credit cards, which it then transfers into an app.
It was only a few months ago that big-box retailer Best Buy started selling the iPhone 3G. This was a big surprise as they were the first retailer to sell the iPhone outside the realm of AT&T and Apple. Today, however, PCWorld notes that BestBuy is at it again.