The iPod Touch can be transformed into a marvelous utility device with the help of all the amazing applications that Apple Computers has developed.
With almost 775,000 different applications available in the App store, finding the best apps is quite a daunting task. Apart from the obvious benefits of using a device as technologically advanced as the Apple iPod Touch, another thing that people love about it is the vast array of applications available for it.
Steve Jobs was quite the visionary, but he too did not expect the ‘i’ devices to be such a runaway success; thanks to the treasure trove of applications available for them. You are bound to find an app for just about every need of yours. Given below is a list of some of the top apps in the app store today.
Top 10 iPod Touch Apps
Little surprise here, Facebook for iOS sits pretty at the helm of the vast apple apps empire. The latest Facebook app, integrates the new Timeline fearture, and makes accessing the hugely popular networking site an absolute delight.
Flipboard is an advanced RSS reader, with an extremely polished interface. The app does a fantastic job of gathering information according to your preferences, and displays them in an innovative magazine like format.
If you have used Skype, you know how great and simple it is to use. You can video-call anyone you want, from any corner of the world. You could make free calls to other Skype users the world over. You could also buy Skype credit, and call mobile and land phones. This is a truly futuristic mode of communication.
Netflix works on Wi-Fi and lets you stream video to your iPod Touch so you never miss a show or movie while on the move. A Netflix subscription is required, though the app is free for download from the App Store.
Here you have a radio station unlike any other, and you also have unlimited access to live streaming Internet radio. Whatever your taste in music, you can find something suitable for yourself at Pandora. You can even sync this application with Apple iTunes.
One of the best apps of all time, Google Earth provides you with a satellite view of any place on the planet. You can view the satellite images of a location, or you look for your own house and street using the cool Street View mode.
The internet seems to be abuzz with talks about cloud sharing websites and how people can store data wirelessly on the go. One of the pioneers in cloud storage technology, Dropbox has a simple yet very useful app to effortlessly save all your data onto their servers. Just get yourself a Dropbox account, and you’re good to go.
Twitterrific 5 for Twitter
Twitter is one of the most popular social networking websites around, and this application lets you access it with the Touch of a button, and update your Twitter page on the move. Also check out the Facebook application, which works in a similar way.
The Apple App Store is flooded with ebook readers; Stanza holds its own amongst them with its fairly minimalistic design, user-friendliness, and utility. Also the fact that it is an extremely ‘lite’ app, makes it a hit with the masses.
Evernote is one of the best note-taking apps available for the iPod Touch. Notes can be saved in different ways like voice notes, handwritten notes, etc. Entire web pages can also be saves as a note, as can pictures. Notes can be manages to your liking with folders and the like supported. With plenty of options available, you will never need another application to manage your notes on the Touch. A free version is available for download from the App Store.
The list is truly endless, and you can spend hours browsing through the Apple Store and picking out applications for yourself. The developers have really left no stone unturned, and there is something for everyone. If you have a need for an application of some sort, chances are that Apple already has it! You can even make use of some of the Cydia apps. Visit the Apple Store to find and acquire some of the most absorbing and useful applications ever.