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To All the iPhone owners - Post your favourite Apps here.

cutthroat_jake Avatar
8y, 8m agoPosted 8 years, 8 months ago
After reading the lengthy discussions on the iPhone and the hot topic of unlocking and activating to all other networks, I thought I should start a thread for the lucky lucky iPhone owners to post their favourite iPhone apps.

When posting an app, it would be nice if the poster included a short description of the app, why it's so good, a screenshot and a link.

I'll get the ball rolling with the most obvious app of all.............
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8y, 8m agoPosted 8 years, 8 months ago
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1 Like #1
ZiPhone

What it does: Jailbreak (Allow 3rd Party software) and Unlock (to any network/sim) your iPhone with this easy to use app. (Works on the latest Apple firmware 1.1.4)

I know, it's not strictly an app, but an iPhone essential nonetheless.

Screenshot :-

http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p44/cutthroat_jake/ZiPhone.jpg

Connect your iPhone, make sure it's recognised in iTunes and press Do it All! 4 minutes later your iPhone is jailbroken and unlocked. Happy Days.

:pirate: CJ :pirate:
1 Like #2
Navizon GPS (Download it using Installer on your iPhone)

Ok, we all know that the iPhone doesn't have GPS built in, but this app is the nex best thing using any Wi-Fi connection to find your location. Comes with the usual postcode searches and directions to and from functions.

Screenshot :

http://navizon.typepad.com/photos/uncategorized/2007/09/19/navizon_gps.jpg

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#3
Great thread, ill be using this as soon as mine turns up :) rep added.
#4
Swirly MMS (Download using Installer on your iPhone)

Add MMS (Multimedia Messaging) functionality to your iPhone with this handy app.

Screenshot:

http://www.swirlyspace.com/iphone/apps/mms/images/create-mms.jpg

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#5
SendFile(Download using Installer on your iPhone)

Send files using your iPhone. Just place the files in /var/root/Media/Documents.

Screenshot:

http://www.iphonefever.fr/wp-content/uploads/2007/10/sendfile.png

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#6
PureFTPd (Download using Installer on your iPhone)

Secure FTP Server Client to easily transfer files to and from your computer to your iPhone.

No Screenshot, but here's a screenshot of FlashFXP accessing my iPhone's root directory:

http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p44/cutthroat_jake/FXP.jpg

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#7
summer board,customize, 4 balls, etc
#8
Converter (Download using Installer on your iPhone)

Fantastic conversion program that will convert units of measurement and currency amongst other things. The app will update the latest currency conversions when connected to the internet.

Screenshot:

http://www.iphoneskinning.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/01/snapshot1200039307.png

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#9
HU5TLER;1743062
summer board,customize, 4 balls, etc


Thanks for the contribution HU5TLER. Maybe we could start another thread for those interested in games?

Customize is great though and was next on my list to post.......

Customize (Download using Installer on your iPhone)

Customise almost everything on your iPhone with this essential app.

Screenshot:

http://customize.googlecode.com/files/customize-1.05-ss1.pnghttp://customize.googlecode.com/files/customize-1.05-ss2.png

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#10
SendSong (Download it from Installer on your iPhone)

Playback any song in your iPhone library, send it as an email attachment, or make it a Ringtone. Manage your add-on Ringtones, too.

Screenshot:

http://ericasadun.com/ftp/Applications/SendSong/sendsong1.png

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#11
Camera Pro (Download it from Installer on your iPhone)

Professional camera features for your iPhone. Take pictures of yourself with the timer, digitally zoom in on people and objects, adjust color, exposure and shutter speed. Everything you expect from a digital camera, you can do now with your iPhone.

No Screenshot, but you get the idea here:

http://www.makayama.com/images/iphonecamerapro.jpg

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#12
iPhoneHome (Download it from Installer on your iPhone, unfortunately not for v1.1.4 yet)

Set Your Home Button To Double Tap To Any Application.
- Set the double tap shortcut to any program in your application folder
- Speed dial a phone number without ever touching the screen
- Launch the camera quickly by setting it as your doubletap shortcut

Screenshot:

http://iphone.dashbuster.com/images/iphonehome.jpg

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#13
wow, Cutthroat_jake, whats the Navizon like? any good? how much does that cost? or is it available free?

thanks

k
#14
weDict(Download using Installer on your iPhone)

we Dict is a Multilingual dictionary, language converter and thesaurus that supports StarDict Dictionaries.

Screenshot:

http://www.iphone-ticker.de/wp-content/uploads/2007/09/wedict.png

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#15
ifyoudontask?;1743322
wow, Cutthroat_jake, whats the Navizon like? any good? how much does that cost? or is it available free?

thanks

k


All the apps here are free and it's great!

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#16
Sketches (Download using Installer on your iPhone)

Would you like to jot down notes on your iPhone's gorgeous touch screen? Are you missing a way to sketch a simple diagram as a quick reminder? Will your children like to draw on your iPhone, maybe on top of a picture you shoot with the camera? Sketches is a native iPhone application that will allow you to do all that. Scribble your thoughts quickly, select a picture from your photo album to draw notes on top, or shoot a photo of your friend just for the sake of putting a moustache on her face :) You can even erase your drawing by shaking your iPhone, as if it were an etch-a-sketch!

Screenshot:

http://sketches.latenitesoft.com/Home_files/shapeimage_4.jpg

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#17
BBC iPlayer Buddy (http://myijump.com/bbciplayer/)

Watch BBC TV streamed directly to your iPhone!
(Again, not strictly an app, but a great feature of the iPhone.)

Screenshot:

http://myijump.com/images/ad-bbc-iplayer.gif

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[admin]#18
What's the advantage of Navizon over LocateMe in Google maps?
#19
SummerBoard (Download using Installer on your iPhone)

SummerBoard is an extension to the iPhone's SpringBoard user experience. SummerBoard adds a variety of useful and fun features to your iPhone, including scrolling icons, wallpaper and themes!

Screenshot:

http://www.i-marco.nl/weblog/images/app_summerboard.jpg

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#20
HP-15C (Download from Installer on your iPhone)

An advanced Scientific Calculator.

Screenshot:

http://hpcalc-iphone.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/img/screenshot-15c.png

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1 Like #21
Any app thats more substance over style...
*realises we're talking about an Apple product*
Oh my bad...

My coat's the navy blue blazer, with the microsoft nametag on the left breast pocket my good man.
#22
Admin
What's the advantage of Navizon over LocateMe in Google maps?


bump. would like to know that too?
banned#23
cutthroat_jake
Swirly MMS (Download using Installer on your iPhone)

Add MMS (Multimedia Messaging) functionality to your iPhone with this handy app.

Screenshot:

http://www.swirlyspace.com/iphone/aps/mms/images/create-mms.jpg

:pirate: CJ :pirate:


wait have you actually gotten this to work? what network are you on? what settings did you enter? I tried but had no luck, thanks in advance
#24
Does the iphone have to be unlocked or jail broken to have these apps?

Please add in your review if its actually available on a standard iphone with a contract

Cheers
#25
Anyone got customise v1.21 to work with iphone 1.1.4 firmware i keep getting a message saying this version of customise requires firmwar 1.1.[123].?
Or any other problem allow you to customise the sounds so i can add my own sms alert
Regards
J
#26
Proximo;1744428
wait have you actually gotten this to work? what network are you on? what settings did you enter? I tried but had no luck, thanks in advance


Works ok on mine. I'm PAYG with Virgin and used the following settings in the EDGE section :-

APN goto.virginmobile.co.uk
User Name: user
Password: (Blank)

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#27
geoneo123;1744472
Does the iphone have to be unlocked or jail broken to have these apps?

Please add in your review if its actually available on a standard iphone with a contract

Cheers


I'm no expert. I only got my phone yesterday, but haven't been off it since!

I'm willing to be proven wrong, but I'm pretty sure your iPhone needs to be Jailbroken to run these apps.

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#28
I couldn't imagine the Iphone without a Contract to be honest

Plus with the SDK is being released soon *availble now for developers
all signs are looking good and the Iphone is a killer Gadget to have.

http://www.apple.com/quicktime/qtv/iphoneroadmap/

Have a look at the presentation on the New 2.0 UPDATE which is not a newer version of the current iPhone
#29
@cutthroat_jake and others keep them coming! Really nice stuff!
#30
Great Stuff!

Anymore???

K
#31
MobileRSS (Download using Installer on your iPhone) *NEW version 2.5 out today that works with firmware 1.1.4*

Mobile-RSS is a native iPhone application which will remember all your feeds and give you an easy interface for viewing, adding, and removing. It's also easy to import your existing RSS feeds from your PC.

Screenshot:

http://www.iphone-ticker.de/wp-content/uploads/2007/09/mobilerssscreen.pnghttp://www.installerapps.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/11/snap_011906.png

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#32
jsansom;1744599
Anyone got customise v1.21 to work with iphone 1.1.4 firmware i keep getting a message saying this version of customise requires firmwar 1.1.[123].?
Or any other problem allow you to customise the sounds so i can add my own sms alert
Regards
J


To get Customize 1.21 to work on firmware 1.1.4 you have to follow the instructions here. They work.

:pirate: CJ :pirate:
#33
What do I need to do to get an iphone on O2 contract to run apps. Do I just need to jailbreak, or does it need ot be unlocked as well? Does anybody know whether I lose visual voicemail (I'm guessing not)? Is it easy to revert to the locked phone? And if this is done, do I lose everything off the phone?
#34
oobie38;1752235
What do I need to do to get an iphone on O2 contract to run apps. Do I just need to jailbreak, or does it need ot be unlocked as well? Does anybody know whether I lose visual voicemail (I'm guessing not)? Is it easy to revert to the locked phone? And if this is done, do I lose everything off the phone?


Yes, just jailbreak.

No, provided you stay with O2 you should keep visual voicemail.

Yes, it's easy to revert.

Yes, the phone will return to it's original condition, thus losing anything installed.

HTH

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#35
LiveScore (Use source htp://source.polleo.no in Installer)

For the footy fans. Gives you regularly updated football scores from around the world.

Screenshot:

http://www.installerapps.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/03/snap_234635.png
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#36
iLevel (Download from Installer on your iPhone)

Makes use of your iPhone's accelerometer to make your iPhone a spirit level for DIY.

Screenshot:

http://babygotmac.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/11/picture-23.png

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#37
cheers for posting stuff in this thread, a few apps here i havent got, downloading scribbler and live score now.

customise is recommended by me too as its real cool.

the ones i have that arent listed here are:

iSwitcher: about 10-20 themes for your iphone, download the app and theme packs via installer, very nice themes as they change the icons too!

mobilechat: MSN messenger etc client, very nicely made app, conversations appear like text messages in speach bubbles, can use in landscape mode too! available in installer by adding http://twenty08.com/installer/ and then refreshing sources and going into install and then into the twenty08 folder.

iQuran: if your a muslim this app is reaallyyy neat, you can read the Quran on your iphone and also download the chapters to playback on the phone for free! available in installer

Categories: if you have loads of apps on your springboard you can arrange them into folders so theres less clutter!

Caterpillar: another recommended app. here are things it does: http://ripdev.com/caterpillar/
and heres the instructions on how to crack it ;)http://rapidshare.com/files/100186388/caterpillar_hacked.rar.html

real artist: choose a picture or image and smudge it using the touchscreen, you can create some funny pics with this and can also save them, very cool.

mxtube: download any video from youtube and save it on your iphone! you can watch it later without having to connect to gprs or wifi too! really good.

pocket guitar - turn your iphone into a guitar - cool

pianist - formerly iano, very cool piano app for the iphone

i radio - listen to internet radio on your phone

showtime - record video on your iphone, i think theres a cracked version floating around but havent had the time to look for it.

thats all for now

BTW its a fantastic phone IMO, if it wasnt hacked and jailbroken it wouldnt have been good at all but because it has you can do some very very cool stuff on it! still use it as a second phone as my N95 also rocks!

yus786
#38
Guitarist (Native via Installer) / Drummer (http://www.touchrepo.com/repo.xml) / (P)iAno (http://modmyifone.com/installer.xml)

Not sure how "useful" these apps are, but they showcase the possibilities with the iPhone and they're fun. Get together with other iPhone owners and make a band!

Screenshots:

http://www.iphonehacks.com/images/08-Feb/PocketGuitar-iPhone.jpg

http://appsafari.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/03/drummer.thumbnail.gif

http://www.iphonehacks.com/images/08-Feb/iphone_piano_iano.jpg

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#39
Cheers for the input yus, it was starting to get lonely in here!

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#40
np CJ

the iphone is a nice bit of kit once you get stuff on it though, first when it came out i thought it would be quite ***** when i looked at the feature list but its quite a good phone once you install stuff on it etc.

got mine about 4-5 days ago and have been playing with it since, battery dies out quick though cos ive been doing so much on it lol.

apparently v2.0 has been jailbroken and unlocked so we can enjoy the best of both worlds with SDK and installer :-D

yus786

edit: wow livescores quite neat! barca are loosing! lol thanks for that, will come in handy definately when im out of the house, just one click and there are all the footy scores :-D

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