Technology :: The Best 10 Apps For Your iPhone 4

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1. Technology :: The Best 10 Apps For Your iPhone 4The iPhone 4 brings a lot of new features, and this list of top 10 best free iPhone 4 apps will help youmake the most of your new phone.We've gathered up 10 of what we feel are the best applications in various categories to give yousome guidance in what you should be taking up valuable space with on your iPhone 4. Communicatewith friends, plan a better trip, play games, do business and more!1. ShazamShazam is an app that feels like magic when you first use it. It's deceptively simple--hold your iPhonenear to a music source, and wait while the app listens and tells you what track is playing. But thesheer technology behind this simplicity is mind-boggling, and while Shazam doesn't always guessright (and only allows five 'tags' per month for new users, unless you upgrade to the paid version),it's worth a download. 2. 2. Google Earth"Hold the world in the palm of your hand," says Google about Google Earth, which enables you to flyacross the planet by swiping your finger. More integration with content and features from Mapswould be good, but Google Earth's Wikipedia articles and a Panoramio layer at least ensure it's agreat app for seeing the world from your living room.3. eBay MobileUnsurprisingly, eBay also has the buying side of its operation covered with eBay Mobile. The appsupports iOS 4 multitasking, and, like eBay Selling, it's fast and efficient, to the point that it'spreferable to using eBay's website on a PC.4. Red LaserNow free, due to being snapped up by eBay, the Red Laser bar-code scanner is pretty accurate, evenif you're still saddled with an iPhone 3G. It's great for checking prices while shopping, and alsoenables you to get your media collections into Delicious Library if you make use of AppleScript.5. iBooksHaving made a big splash on the iPad, iBooks has now arrived for Apple's smaller devices.Effectively iTunes for books, the app combines a reader and store, in Apple's typically usable andintegrated fashion. Usefully, iBooks includes PDF support and bookmarks automatically sync acrossdevices.6. Last.fmAlthough has been overshadowed by Spotify, the iPhone app's worth a download, due to itcreating personalised radio stations based on your favourite artists or genres. 3. You might not get to hear precisely what you want, but chances are you'll discover new music thatappeals.7. Simplify Music 2If you're annoyed at your device's meagre capacity and long for a 200GB iPhone, Simplify Music isthe next best thing.In tandem with a Simplify account, an app on your Mac or PC, and a Wi-Fi or 3G connection, you canaccess your (non-DRM) music from anywhere, along with streamed music from collections of up to30 friends.8. Internet Radio BoxIf you can't be bothered splashing out on a DAB radio, plonk your iPhone into a dock, connect itsaudio output to some speakers, and play one of over 30,000 radio stations through Internet RadioBox.Shake-to-shuffle is a nice touch, but all the important features are there, too, including favouritesmanagement, a configurable sleep timer, and the ability to play in locked mode.9. PCalc Lite"But I've already got a calculator on my device," you might argue. True, but now you can stashdefault Apple apps in a folder, it's easier to justify replacing them with something better - and PCalcLite is without doubt the finest free calculator for iOS, with a great interface and plenty of options.You can also bolt-on features from the paid version via in-app purchases.10. Instapaper FreeSet up an Instapaper account, create a bookmark in Safari on your device, and you can then sendarticles to Instapaper Free, for a superior and focussed offline reading experience. The app also actsas a superb taster for the paid version, which adds alternate themes and iPad support.About AuthorHenry, a computer science engineer engaged apple product research. You can get help on how totransfer music from iphone to computer, as well as transfer music from ipod to computer.