iPhone Life magazine

Apps: Social Networking

Being Social with Social Fun Book!

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 I LOVE Facebook and I LOVE graphics. Now, I can have both. With Social Fun Book, I can add all kinds of fun graphics to my status updates. There are over 100 over them included on this app!

I’m a bit stingy and refuse to pay for “gifts” on Facebook. Now, with the Social Fun App, I can give “gifts” for free. I like that!



Meanwhile, on Verizon: free Skype calls coming next month

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Skype on the iPhone is old news, but the most frequent complaint about the iPhone app is that it doesn't work over AT&T's 3G network -- you have to be in WiFi range to make or receive a Skype call.  Meanwhile, those of us with other smartphones haven't even had that capability, hitting our heads against shaky, unfriendly voice-over-IP (VOIP) implementations such as Sipdroid.  But today's announcement of a partnership between Verizon and Skype promises to bring Skype to



Qik, get this app!

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Jumping into the middle of the iPhone video camera fray is Qik Video Camera ($1.99) by Qik Inc.which is amazing, and has edged my other favorites iVideoCamera and ShowTime out of the lead.



The White House App

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Want to know what's going on at the White House?  Want to see the State of the Union Address LIVE on your iPhone?  This app is for you. 
 

With this app, you have access to White House Blogs, Photos, Events and the State of the Union addresses.  You don't have to be into politics to like this app.  It's also a great teaching tool for children.

It's FREE
 



Lookout Hollywood, here comes iVideoCamera!

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Updates have rolled in and Laan Consulting's iVideoCamera (.99) which works with 2G & 3G now sports two recording options; the standard 160 x 213 and new 320 x 426 size!



CES: Not all gadgets use batteries

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Some of the most interesting items at CES don't use electricity.  We found several accessories that enhance the electronic lifestyle, while made entirely out of non-technical materials.



Mashable.com's 700+ Apps Reviewed by Category

For 2010, Mashable.com - which has just retooled its look for the new year - had compilied a list of all 700+ iPhone Apps they reviewed in 2009. 

As we begin 2010, there are over 100,000 iPhone apps available for download — an overwhelming array of choices, but plenty of gems if you know where to look.



iType2Go Pro — $1.99 app lets you use augmented reality to text as you walk

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iType2Go Pro has just received an annual Pogie Award, meaning that it's one of New York Times columnist David Pogue's top picks for the best technology of 2009. And it's definitely a clever idea: If you're the kind of person who sends text messages while you're walking, the iPhone uses the camera to display what's in front of you and the text that you're typing appears superimposed. You can direct that your message be sent as a text message, e-mail message, Facebook update, or Twitter update. It works in either vertical or landscape mode.



LinkedIn for iPhone 3.0

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Yesterday, LinkedIn, the business-oriented social networking site, announced that it had released an update to their popular App (iTunes download). Read the full blog post.

 



Twittelator Free / Pro 3.5 - Landscape, Tweet Songs, Geotag, Lists oh my!

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This just came across the wires.. I use it so I wanted to share out as fast as I could.



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