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7 iPhone Apps for Politicos

7 iPhone Apps for Politicos

The best thing about the iPhone is that it lets you keep in touch and up-to-date with everything you care about. That might mean checking social networking sites every few seconds, or texting your friends until your eyes melt.

Useful iPhone Apps for Budgeting and Taking Control of Your Money

Useful iPhone Apps for Budgeting and Taking Control of Your Money

Let's face it: the economy is in a slump, and these days getting the most out of every cent really matters. Some people make ends meet with a second job, others cut costs and make their lifestyle as frugal as possible.

iOS Reading Apps for Book Worms

iOS Reading Apps for Book Worms

For those new to the world of the iPhone, the discovery that you can easily and comfortably read on that little screen is a bit of a revelation. Suddenly, you can carry entire volumes of prose in your pocket, as easily as your contacts list.

9 Incredible iOS Apps for Amateur Astronomers

9 Incredible iOS Apps for Amateur Astronomers

Wondering which apps are best for enjoying the wonders of the night sky? Here are a few of our favorite applications for amateur astronomers. Do you have very strong opinions about the planetary status of Pluto?

8 Frighteningly Fun Halloween Apps for All Ages

8 Frighteningly Fun Halloween Apps for All Ages

iPhone 4 Case by Ideal Case. Let’s be clear, or at least ethereally translucent – it’s hard to get a really good scare out of your iPhone, unless of course you're getting calls from the hereafter, or you have the cell number of the Beast.

Zombie Apps: iOS Games That Want eat Your Brains!

Zombie Apps: iOS Games That Want eat Your Brains!

Twilight? Vampires? Werewolves? Really? Come on. They’re good for scaring and maybe titillating teenage girls — but Zombies are real. At the beach last month, I read Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and World War Z; I drank zombies; I listened to Rob Zombie; I rented Shaun of the Dead; And of course I played zombie apps.

Food Truck Trackers: 8 Apps to Follow That Truck!

Food Truck Trackers: 8 Apps to Follow That Truck!

Download one of these top food truck trackers for the iPhone and before you know it you'll be joining the hungry masses in the hunt for mobile munchies.

Essential Apps for College Freshmen

Essential Apps for College Freshmen

Well, kids, summer is officially over which means students everywhere are heading back to the school. And for those freshman entering the unknown at their college of choice — or college of "this is the only one I got accepted to" — you undoubtedly have a smartphone and most likely it's an iPhone.

Top News Apps for iPhone and iPad Information Junkies

Top News Apps for iPhone and iPad Information Junkies

It's a snap to keep track of current events using any news app on your iOS device. Start with these top iPhone and iPad news apps for information junkies.

Family-Friendly Road Trip Games: Apps to Keep Kids Happy in the Car

Family-Friendly Road Trip Games: Apps to Keep Kids Happy in the Car

The challenge of a road trip is keeping everyone happy. These classic road trip games are updated for iPad and iPhone so the whole family can play together.

The Ultimate List of iPhone Video Apps for Editing, Effects and Sharing Mobile Movies

The Ultimate List of iPhone Video Apps for Editing, Effects and Sharing Mobile Movies

From editing video and adding special effects to social media distribution, these video apps will get your iPhone movies ready for the spotlight.

Royal Wedding Apps: Download Now or Forever Hold Your Peace

Royal Wedding Apps: Download Now or Forever Hold Your Peace

A recently released poll indicates that more than a third of smartphone users in Britain have downloaded royal wedding apps. Some users want news and information, some like the games or royal wedding trivia, others simply want a keepsake.

Sexy iPhone Apps — Newer, Sexier, in HD!

Sexy iPhone Apps — Newer, Sexier, in HD!

Though tame by modern standards, these iPhone apps have more sex appeal than their g-rated predecessors. Back when this article first hit the 'net, Nine Inch Nails’ front man Trent Reznor had only recently assailed Apple for blocking an update to the band’s iPhone app because it used “objectionable words.” Apple had long maintained that only G-rated material would make it to the display windows of the App Store.

Access Your Computer Anywhere With Remote Desktop Apps for iPhone and iPad

Access Your Computer Anywhere With Remote Desktop Apps for iPhone and iPad

This article has been updated for 2011 with even more of the best apps for turning your iOS device into a remote desktop client. Originally written with the idea of using the iPhone for remote access, most of the features in these applications apply equally to iPod touch and iPad devices.

iOS Apps for iPhone Foodies

iOS Apps for iPhone Foodies

iPhone owners are, for the most part, a sophisticated bunch. Whether it’s because their good taste in mobile devices carries over to the world of food, or because expensive data plans price out the unwashed masses, you’ll see lots of folks texting and fiddling with their iPhones at your local farmer’s market or Whole Foods.