Be smart with your iPhone and download more apps

Feb 2, 2010
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Just because many of us only use five or 10 iPhone apps on a regular basis doesn’t mean we should stop tapping into a variety of other options.  An article published earlier this week in the New York Times Marisa8184: Apps for organizing Marisa Whitfield owns around 150 apps, and her favorites are 2Do and eReader. She is most interested […]

Just because many of us only use five or 10 iPhone apps on a regular basis doesn’t mean we should stop tapping into a variety of other options. 

An article published earlier this week in the New York Times Marisa8184: Apps for organizing

Marisa Whitfield owns around 150 apps, and her favorites are 2Do and eReader. She is most interested in productivity apps, as she has a very busy job and she’s usually organizing around 12 projects at once as well as her home. She always looks for a lite version of an app and checks reviews before spending significant money on the paid version. Check out Marisa’s Fave Five.

Jenniferbeese: Apps for blogging:

Jennifer Beese owns more than 47 apps, and likes social networking and productivity apps the most. If there’s an app that hasn’t been used in 3-4 weeks, she removes it from her phone. She keeps the most-used apps on the first two pages. Most of the apps on the third or fourth page end up getting removed at some point to make more room for awesome new apps. Check out her Top 5 Must Have Apps for Bloggers.

Glennstrachan: Apps for travel 

Glenn Strachan has over 80 apps downloaded onto his iPhone and has already rated 51 of them. He is an international development consultant and uses Facebook and Twitterific constantly to stay in touch. An avid photographer, the app he couldn’t live without is lo-mob. Check out his Top 5 Travel Apps.

Grembe: Apps for families

Lisa Brandolo Johnson develops iPhone apps for families and has over 111 apps. Her favorites are Zenbe ListsTweetDeckFacebookFirst WordsKidCalc, and Traffic. She is very interested in apps for kids as well as cutting edge technology such as augmented reality. Check out her Top 5 Toddler Apps.

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Brad Spirrison

Brad Spirrison is the managing editor of appoLearning and Appolicious Inc. In this capacity, he has sampled and evaluated thousands of iOS and Android applications. He also holds an M.A. in Education and Media Ecology from New York University.

Spirrison worked in concert with appoLearning Expert and Instructional Technology Specialist Leslie Morris while curating and evaluating educational applications.

A longtime media and technology commentator and executive, Spirrison is also a regular contributor to ABC News, The Huffington Post, TechCrunch, Bloomberg West and The Christopher Gabriel Program.

Spirrison is married and lives with his wife and young son in Chicago. As his son was born just weeks before the debut of the iPad, Spirrison takes his work home with him and regularly samples and enjoys a variety of educational applications for young children.

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