I’ve had an iPod Touch since 2009. I don’t buy a lot of apps except those needed for work/research. But I did buy some select apps that I use on a regular basis. If I were to choose my top 3 apps for my device, these would be my picks:
On my iPod Touch (iOS)
This app is an really useful expense tracker app. I bought this app on sale at $4.99, if I remember correctly. It’s quite handy for tracking all of my income and expenditures. It has a lot of nifty features like reports and charts. It’s also a bit easy to know what you’re looking for because of all the icons that you can use for every category.
The only downside of iBear Money is the cluttered interface. And there’s just too many layers of information before you can get to where you want to go. I guess that’s what you get for a comprehensive expense tracker software. But nonetheless, I was happy with this app.
This is an app that syncs with your Google Calendar including notes. I use Google Calendar for scheduling all of my activities, appointments, and tasks. It’s handy to have something on my iPod that will remind me of what I need to do or where I need to be at whenever I’m on the go. It costs $6.99 now on the app store.
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This is a game like no other! It’s a combination of Pinball and Breakout games in an eye-candy filled goodness of a fast-paced arcade game. Had it for free since the very beginning but it costs $0.99 on the app store. I heard that the developers are up to something after a while of being silent. And I also heard that they have big plans for the game in the coming months! I can’t wait to see what they’re up to!
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Android Phone (HTC Desire)
I bought an HTC Desire last February and since then, my iPod Touch has seen less and less use except for playtesting. I tried to find the best Android app counterparts to my iOS apps. Since my phone can sync with Google Calendar and even Facebook, I never bothered to find a Calendar app.
The Android version of iBear Money was just crappy, in my opinion. I never liked it. So I tried to find the best finance app for Android and came across Financisto. It doesn’t have all the fancy icons that iBear Money has, and it’s also not as comprehensive, but the thing is functional enough and the features are enough for tracking income and finances. It doesn’t have any templates that you can immediately use, which for me was the only downside. If you get this app, you’ll find yourself spending a considerable amount of time organizing your categories from the beginning.
My geek toy. Hehehe. It’s a lightsaber app that generates lightsaber sound effects when you “wield” your phone. I just use it for kicks from time to time. Lol.
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