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Best IPhone Appsby Jude Biersdorfer
Synopses & Reviews
With over 250,000 apps to choose from, you can make your iPhone or iPod Touch do just about anything you can imagine — and almost certainly a few things you would never think of. While it's not hard to find apps for your gadget, it's frustratingly difficult to find the gems among the rubble.
That's where this new edition of Best iPhone Apps comes in. New York Times technology columnist J.D. Biersdorfer sorted through thousands of apps to hand-pick the ones that excel at tasks for work, leisure, travel, games, and more. Capitalize on your time with genius productivity apps, or fritter it away with deliriously fun games. Play the part of a local with brilliant travel apps, or stick close to home with apps for errands, movie times, and events. Get yourself in shape with fitness apps, or take a break and find the best restaurants in town.
However you use your iPhone or iPod Touch, Best iPhone Apps shows you how to unlock your glossy gadget’s potential.
This updated edition includes apps to help you:
J.D. Biersdorfer is the author of iPad: The Missing Manual, iPod: The Missing Manual and The iPod Shuffle Fan Book, and co-author of The Internet: The Missing Manual and the second edition of Google: The Missing Manual. She has been writing the weekly computer Q&A column for the Circuits section of The New York Times since 1998.
Table of Contents
Foreword; About the Author; Chapter 1: Best Apps For Work; 1.1 Get Things Done; 1.2 Work on the Go; 1.3 Make Phone Calls; 1.4 Geek Out; Chapter 2: Best Apps On the Town; 2.1 Wine and Dine; 2.2 What’s Happening Nearby; 2.3 The Silver Screen; 2.4 Culture Connoisseurs; Chapter 3: Best Apps For Leisure; 3.1 Social Networks; 3.2 Books and Literature; 3.3 News, Sports, and Media; 3.4 Rock Out; 3.5 Make Art; 3.6 Enhance Pictures; 3.7 Make Movies; 3.8 Watch the Tube; 3.9 Expand Your Mind; Chapter 4: Best Apps For Play; 4.1 Arcade Games; 4.2 Puzzles; 4.3 Gambling; 4.4 Strategy Games; 4.5 Sports; 4.6 Combat Games; 4.7 Flights of Fantasy; Chapter 5: Best Apps At Home; 5.1 Cooking; 5.2 Shopping and Errands; 5.3 Manage Your Money; 5.4 Distract the Kids; 5.5 Home Work; Chapter 6: Best Apps On the Road; 6.1 Planes, Trains, and Automobiles; 6.2 See the Sights; 6.3 Explore the World; Chapter 7: Best Apps For Your Health; 7.1 Medical Matters; 7.2 Fitness; 7.3 The Sporting Life; 7.4 The Great Outdoors; Free Apps;
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