★ TouchArcade needs your help. Click here to support us on Patreon.

What APPS do you use regularly (not games)

11-18-2012, 11:58 PM
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 1,790
What APPS do you use regularly (not games)

What IOS applications do you use regularly on your iPad, iPhone or iPod (not including games or the default apps)?

For example, I often use:
- TouchArcade application.
- Testflight - For beta testing
- AppShopper
- Clear - To do list
- Air Video - Streaming vids from Mac to iPad.

What apps do you regularly find useful?

Last edited by Red1; 11-19-2012 at 12:22 AM.
11-19-2012, 12:02 AM
Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 126
Here is my list :

1. Tweetbot
2. Solar
3. Whatsapp
4. Hike

Last edited by pank9j; 11-19-2012 at 08:52 AM.

11-19-2012, 04:21 AM
VLC movie player
11-19-2012, 05:30 AM
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 10,670
I regularly use...

NewsRack - Add lots of RSS feeds to this, very useful
ComicZeal - My favourite app, import comic .cbr or .pdf's to this to read. Love this app !

Dropbox - Can access so many of my files online, can then download them to use in some apps such as ComicZeal or iBooks

MyBookPlayer - Can add mp3's to this, great for audio books

iCatcher! - Use this for podcasts, download tons of shows to listen to in the car
11-19-2012, 10:55 AM
Joined: Nov 2012
Posts: 21
Lately I ve been using AppBounty.net to get Amazon gift cards...works quite well, I have been able to partially finance some funny stuff on Amazon...

I also use Whatsup like everyone..and facebook as well
11-19-2012, 02:32 PM
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: +50° 48' 49.35", -2° 28' 28.71"
Posts: 7,470
- BBC News
- System Manager
- UK Map
- Met Office
- AppZapp (it's like AppShopper, but much better. Sorry TA )
- Keychain
- Google Drive
- eBay
- Amazon
- Units
- Flashlight

Hakuna Matata
11-19-2012, 02:38 PM
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 912
I am not going to mention stock apps since that would be pretty silly so..

Notetaker HD <--best notetaking app in the App store [totally not subjective] PS, notability isn't that good for notetaking with a stylus.
https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B6j...U9hNE5xU3hwbHc <--An example of the type of notes I usually write out on Notetaker HD with my Adonit Jot Pro Stylus
Planetary <---awesome visual way of going through your music collection [Provided everything is properly tagged]
AudioMemos <--the iPad doesn't have voice memos!
AV Player HD <--- Only video player that can play Hi10p [Has been pulled from the App store]
Comic Zeal
XBMC( for jailbroken devices)
Jump RDP <---I use this quite often too ..Love how easy it is to manipulate the mouse
The Weather Channel
GoodReader for iPad <-- Best PDF reader with built in dropbox functionalities, smb drive sharing etc
Splashtop <--Best RDP app
Notes Plus <--an interesting notetaking app with handwriting recognition..inkstrokes arent as smooth and the zoom function isn't as intuitively utilized as Notetaker HD though
Noteshelf <---Another pretty looking notetaking app..too bad it doesn't have PDF import functionalities.
Display Recorder <---Records what is on your screen!
Manga BDR
Comikon (Free app for downloading chinese scanlated mangas)
Isle of Tunes <---Something cool
Air Display <---Using your iPad as a 2nd or 3rd monitor!
Flipboard <---A very pretty looking interface for going through rss feeds
Agenda <---I prefer this to the stock calender app for marking out important events/tasks
Evernote <---self explanatory
IM+ <---messenger app
TapAlarm <---A very pretty and functional alarm [The iPad doesn't have the stock clock app for iOS 5!]
Groove <---Metro styled 3rd party music player
Procreate <---- Best app for digital art

Originally Posted by psj3809 View Post
I regularly use...

ComicZeal - My favourite app, import comic .cbr or .pdf's to this to read. Love this app !
Yes..comiczeal is awesome..but it has to uncompress the cbz/cbr/zip/rar files to be able to read them. It is annoying to wait for it to do that when you are importing a large number of graphic novels etc. The nearest competitor Comic Glass is more functional but less pretty ..so I am definitely not switching over =p

Last edited by violentv; 11-19-2012 at 03:08 PM.
11-19-2012, 02:45 PM
Joined: Apr 2011
Location: USA
Posts: 1,502
iStudiez pro
Cracked reader
Facebook Messenger

Currently Playing: Pocket RPG, Tentacle Wars, Oh My Heroes, Minigore 2, Mini Motor Racing, Eufloria, Swordigo
11-19-2012, 02:49 PM
Joined: May 2012
Location: USA
Posts: 6,711
TA app
Fox News
ABC News
Kitco Gold
Google Drive
11-19-2012, 03:30 PM
Joined: Nov 2012
Posts: 5
Originally Posted by puzzledra View Post
VLC movie player
Wasn't VLC removed from the App Store? I had to get it through lnstallous which I thought was incredibly stupid. All I see on the App Store relating to VLC is VLC remote and streamer which I find useless.

TuneIn Radio
File Browser
Skyfire Browser
FLAC Player
Equalizer Pro