29 Apps Later: My Top iPhone Apps

What’s on your iPhone?

In a recent spate of emails, several of us were recommending apps to a person who was getting his first iPhone.  I have lots and lots of apps, but the ones below are the non-built-in ones I use the most.

Photo Mar 17, 6 07 13 PMFinding someplace to eat

  • AroundMe
  • Yelp
  • Google Places
  • OpenTable
  • UrbanSpoon
  • Starbucks

Photos

  • TrueHDR (this is the only non-free app listed)
  • PS Express (Photoshop for iOS)

News

  • New York Times
  • Washington Post
  • Associated Press

Communications

  • Google Voice
  • Twitter
  • Facebook

Organization

  • Evernote (A great tool for remembering stuff)
  • Dropbox

Reading

  • Kindle

Music

  • WWOZ
  • Pandora
  • Public Radio
  • Shazam

Shopping & Travel

  • Cardstar (get rid of all those tags you carry on your keychain)
  • Orbitz
  • Kayak
  • Amazon

Other

  • IMDB (Internet Movie Data Base)
  • iPark (Find your car)
  • Google Earth
  • Cogs