iPhone app shopping can be quite overwhelming. With so many options to choose from, it’s sometimes difficult to separate the good and the bad from the bug-ridden. We help you to choose tried and tested apps which can really add something to your life.
Skype for iPhone
This Skype app allows you to call at a fraction of the cost of regular calls. This is especially helpful for long-distance calls. If you call from your Skype account to another, it’s absolutely free! You can run Skype in the background so your Skype calls come through as regular calls. See more here.
Documents to Go Premium
This app is very useful for people who use their phone as a business tool. Although it can be tough to view documents on your iPhone, this Documents to Go app allows you to create, edit or read documents created in Microsoft Office programs like Word, Excel and Powerpoint. You can even open email attachments, sync to iTunes or with Google Docs, Dropbox, Box.net, iDisk and SugarSync for maximum efficiency. Spend less time in the office and work from anywhere with the Documents to Go app. Download it for $16.99 here.
Find my iPhone
This is a free app that uses GPS to locate your phone. Whether you have misplaced your phone or it has been stolen, Find my iPhone will help you locate your mobile. You can also remotely display a text message, make it beep, lock it, or even erase all data so that no one else can access your personal information. Download for free here.
NAVIGON helps you to get around without getting lost. The narrated directions mean you can keep your eyes on the road. The on-board maps are big to download, but they keep working even in areas where there is no coverage. Buy only the maps you need, when you need them. Other features include: live traffic updates, enhanced panoramic views of the surroundings and parking directions. Download app here.
The undisputed heavyweight champion of gaming apps, Angry Birds is the addictive iPhone app everyone loves. The premise is that evil green piggies have stolen your eggs and your birds are very very angry. So angry that they are prepared to launch themselves at the pigs in a giant catapult in a bid to get their eggs back. Although there is a problem-solving aspect to the game, its mostly just tiny balls of explosive feathered fury and fun. You can download it for $0.99 here.