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#61839 - 12/10/11 04:42 PM Apps!
AOR Offline
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I just got an iphone 4s (and, enjoying it!) and have been perusing alot of the available apps. So, that got me to thinking which apps the gunks.com'rs like the most?

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#61840 - 12/10/11 04:55 PM Re: Apps! [Re: AOR]
yorick Offline
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What's an app?
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#61841 - 12/10/11 04:57 PM Re: Apps! [Re: AOR]
oenophore Offline
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Hmm, is there an app that makes the phone invisible to interrogators when not in use?
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#61842 - 12/10/11 05:35 PM Re: Apps! [Re: oenophore]
AOR Offline
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Originally Posted By: oenophore
Hmm, is there an app that makes the phone invisible to interrogators when not in use?


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#61847 - 12/11/11 12:15 AM Re: Apps! [Re: AOR]
TerrieM Offline
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While doing trailwork this season, we were glad that DW had some weather app on his iphone. On days when the precip was forecast for later in day we could bring up the radar and see just where it was.

The first time....he didn't quite understand how to read it, and told us clear sailing, only to find our trailwork boat capsized in a storm half an hour later...but that was not the Apps fault!

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#61861 - 12/12/11 01:18 AM Re: Apps! [Re: TerrieM]
Mim Offline
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Registered: 01/27/00
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Netflix - to watch movies while on the stationary bike
Kindle - can read books on the go - free app for PC's too
Google Search - voice activated - cool
Flashlight - a cool toy that transforms the phone into a flashlight - was very handy in the last half a dozen power failures to help locate the headlamp.
Peakfinder - point at any hill or mountain and it identifies the peak
Guide for iPhone called Tips & Tricks with a B&W Einstein cover - was able to alter enough settings that I didn't need to charge my phone every day, but every 3-4 days.
And about 20 others I won't bother to share... you'll find your own.
Make sure you also use iCloud.
P.S. To any iPhone G4 users - beware if you upgrade to IOS 5 - I had some issues (like many others I later found out) that might not be worth the while...
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#61872 - 12/12/11 03:25 PM Re: Apps! [Re: Mim]
RangerRob Offline
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Pandora, so I can drown out this sickening Christmas music in the office with some Raggae or Keller Williams, or Bluegrass, or antyhing besides CHRISTMAS MUSIC!!! AHHHH!! KILL, KILL, KILL, KILL!!!!

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#61874 - 12/12/11 04:18 PM Re: Apps! [Re: RangerRob]
Julie Offline
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Loc: SoCal
I am a Droid, but these are probably available on iPhone:

--Touch Calendar (Oliver Lan). You can look at a whole month at once, and zoom in/out with the pinch thing, and use different font colors for different types of appts.

--Chicktionary. I also like MathDoku because I am a geek.

--Instant Heartrate - does a decent job! and StopWatch.

--Droid Light (likely similar on iphone) - turns on the camera's flash to use as a flashlight.

--google sky map

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#61875 - 12/12/11 04:35 PM Re: Apps! [Re: Julie]
oenophore Offline
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In my prior post here, I suggested an invisibility app. This may be achieved, of course, simply by disconnecting the battery. A cute app might give a selected false location.
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#61876 - 12/12/11 06:01 PM Re: Apps! [Re: oenophore]
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http://www.mountainproject.com/mobileApps.php - worth the 5 bucks 10 times over.

http://www.climbingweather.com/mobile

definitely pandora too
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