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iPhone users, which apps do you use daily?

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Posted Nov 10 2009 05:11 PM
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Of the dozens (hundreds?) of apps you've put on your iPhone, which ones do you use daily? Weekly? Monthly? Can't remember last time?
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  Dekunut's Photo
Posted Nov 11 2009 01:18 AM

Apart from the default apps

Daily
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BejiveIM

Weekly
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Fieldrunners
Tweetie
Sudoku Grab

Monthly
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Convertbot
My O2
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  peyton's Photo
Posted Nov 11 2009 06:24 AM

Daily, or almost daily:

Facebook, Tweetie, NASA (just started looking at it), Just Light (when I'm reading my kindle or a book at night in bed), Redfin (for fun), NYTimes, Fluent, BofA, Weather Channel(I check all the places my kids are living in--from Sacramento to Denmark)

Regularly
Amazon Kindle, 2 Across, pUniverse (this is new)
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  palmettobug's Photo
Posted Nov 11 2009 07:40 AM

Daily
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Email, browser and calendar (obviously)
Weather Channel (prefer it over standard app)
Dropbox
Tweetie
Instapaper
Ultimate Todo (synchronizes with toodledo.com)

Weekly
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Shazam
CameraBag
Genius (camera app)

Occasionally
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Starbucks and Starbucks Mobile Card
Facebook
Blowfish (game)
TripIt

And a bunch of others I play with from time to time. But these are the ones I really depend on.
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Michael Carnell
Palmettobug Digital
Charleston, SC
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  msilver's Photo
Posted Nov 11 2009 12:18 PM

I open the following at least once a day:
tweetie
mail
kindle
flickr
simplenote
minesweeper
wootwatch
as much as I hate to admit it, facebook

less often:
tumblr
blizzard authenticator
wikipanion (free version)
canabalt
Ken Rockwell's NIkon D40 guide
Flixster/Movies
Yelp
Ninjawords
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  EdWoodward's Photo
Posted Nov 11 2009 02:17 PM

I am an iPod Touch user and a cheapskate, so all of my apps are free.

--Everyday
Browser
Calendar
Email
EasyTask
Facebook
Echofon
SimpleMindX

--Weekly
Read It Later
Code Viewer
Files lite
The Weather Channel
Fliq Notes

--Occasionally
Distant Suns
NASA
Kindle
Stanza
SketchBookX
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  wuf810's Photo
Posted Nov 12 2009 09:53 AM

I used the following daily:

- aWake!Gently (preferred Alarm Clock)

- APODViewer

- Calendar

- WeightBot

- Tweetie

Weekly:

Ocado

Notes

Monthly:

Google Maps
ZooBox
Paper Toss
Other Apple Apps like calculator etc.


Never:

Google/Google Earth
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  jwikert3's Photo
Posted Nov 12 2009 10:37 AM

Daily
MLB's AtBat (but now that baseball season is over...)
NY Times (so good I dropped my $14/mo Kindle subscription)
Echofon (my preferred iPhone Twitter app)
ESPN ScoreCenter (I'm a sports junkie...what can I say?)
Techmeme (Always better in an app vs. browser)

Weekly
Chase (Simple but useful banking app)
AOL Radio & iHeartRadio (they're why I ditched my XM subscription)
Amazon's Kindle app (nice that it syncs your Kindle book locations)
TweetDeck (my alternative iPhone Twitter app)
CardStar (why carry all those buyer loyalty cards?!)
FluentNews (a terrific multi-source news app)
PopSci (Popular Science content as an app)
ShopShop (can't forget the grocery story lists)
The Word (the Stephen Colbert segment...hilarious)

On the road
USA Today AutoPilot (love how it uses my TripIt info!)
IndyStar (nice to have my local paper on the road)
USA Today (for those times when the hotel doesn't give you a freebie)
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  forestandtrees's Photo
Posted Nov 12 2009 11:01 AM

Daily

Mail
Phone
Safari
Messages
Tweetie
Tweetdeck
Simply Tweet
Stocks
Weather / Weather Channel
facebook
Evernote
Pandora
NPR News
Newsstand
Simpleenote / Notes
Wunderradio
Calendar
FT Mobile
BBC Reader

Weekly
Camera / Photos
iPod
iTunes
Clock (alarm)
Voice Memos
News Pro
Maps
Freshbooks
Google Voice Mobile (with workaround)
Rachel Maddow

Monthly

iTunes
Aardvark
AppBoxPro
CameraBag
Genius
FlightTrack
MindMeister
Shazam
Skype
WordBook

When Traveling

A variety of translators
WordPress
Yelp
iDisk
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  Sheyna Galyan's Photo
Posted Nov 12 2009 11:22 AM

Daily:
GeeTasks (Google Tasks)
Google
Tweetie
Battery Magic Free
LinkedIn
Facebook

On occasion/as needed:
Amazon.com
TrackThis
Yelp
Bump
WhiteNoise
HebrewCal
Print n Share
 : Nov 12 2009 11:31 AM
Daily:
Omnifocus
Tweetie 2.0
Facebook
Mail
Calendar

Weekly:
Evernote
ESPN ScoreCenter
ESPN Radio
Best Camera
PS Mobile
Grocery IQ


Less Frequently but Still Valuable:
Mint
Bank of America
Google
Keynote Remote
XM Radio
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  tsattersten's Photo
Posted Nov 12 2009 12:57 PM

Daily - Tweetie 2.0 and of course Maps, Mail and iPod

Weekly - NetNewsWire, Things

Monthly - Frenzic and Foursquare
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  erikschmidt's Photo
Posted Nov 12 2009 03:10 PM

Daily:
Best Camera
Messages
Safari
Things
Tumblr
Tweetie

Weekly:
App Store
Black and White
Civ Revolution
Flickr
iDisk
Maps
Midomi
ShakeItPhoto
Simplenote
Photos
Voice Memos
YouTube

Occasionally:
Amazon
Clock
Flixster
Google
Kindle
LinkedIn
MindNode
Radius
Weightbot
Wells Fargo
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  Jo Deeker's Photo
Posted Nov 12 2009 06:51 PM

echofon for work twitter
tweetdeck for following trashy celebrity twitter
weather
facebook
metlink (train timetables in Melbourne Australia)

oh and most obviously, like 1,000 times per day, mail
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  brooklynrocket's Photo
Posted Nov 12 2009 06:53 PM

Calendar
Photos
Camera
Maps
Tweetie
Facebook
Foursquare
Tumblr
Chase
Pandora
eBuddy
PS Mobile
Babelgum
CameraKit
Dungeon Hunter
Google
Nylon
iReddit Free
Photogene
LinkedIn
Gilt
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  terrystorch's Photo
Posted Nov 12 2009 07:00 PM

Use daily:
YouVersion Bible
Gowalla
Evernote
Mint
Tweetie2
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  takehikoirie's Photo
Posted Nov 12 2009 07:03 PM

Echofon for twitter, Netnewswire for RSS and Google reader, Darkroom for takeing a picture
 : Nov 12 2009 07:07 PM
Daily: Evernote, Facebook, The Weather Channel, Ping!

Less than daily, more than weekly: Dropbox, Yelp, RedLaser, ReadItLater, AppBox Pro, Kindle, TweetDeck, YouVersion Bible
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  Braddo's Photo
Posted Nov 12 2009 07:08 PM

Daily:
Tweetie 2
Things

Weekly:
Tungle
Stanza

Often
XpenseTracker
Readdle's Shakespeare, Aristotle * Plato
Evernote
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  _prakash's Photo
Posted Nov 12 2009 07:12 PM

Native apps:
(on a daily basis) Mail, Phone, Maps, Clock, Weather, Calendar, Messages, Safari
(Less frequent) Youtube, Camera, Calculator, App store


Free / Paid apps:
(on a daily basis)Facebook, Echofon for Twitter, Chess problem apps (ChessQuest & Chess problems)
(Less frequent) Citibank, Skype, Word wrap, Sudoku, Wikipanion, Glaurung chess
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  korf420's Photo
Posted Nov 12 2009 07:13 PM

my faves:

daily:

tweetie
bloomberg (awesome - one of the best free apps)
simplenote (if taskpaper had a syncing iphone app it would replace)
facebook
ipod
maps
clock

less than daily:
reader
popurls
yelp
ipivotal
skype
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  bibliobess's Photo
Posted Nov 12 2009 07:30 PM

Daily: I use Twittelator for Twitter, Facebook, Shazam, Sol Free (solitaire),
Bloomberg, Huff Post, NY Times, FT, BBC Reader as I am a bit of a news junkie.

Frequently but not every day: Delicious Bookmarks, Fandango, LinkedIn, Epicurious for recipes, Urban Spoon (to find restaurants), and Shakespeare from Readdle.
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  antz88c's Photo
Posted Nov 12 2009 07:34 PM

Daily:

SimplyTweet
Skyoe
Facebook
BeeJive IM
UNO
Asphat 5
Doodle Jump
Remote
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  oscartrelles's Photo
Posted Nov 12 2009 07:38 PM

Daily:
Mail
Tweetdeck
The Weather Channel
Facebook


Weekly:
Yelp (nobody cooks on Friday nights)


On the road:
Brightkite
Maps
TripIt
Taxi
Stanza (when not working on long-ish flights)

Occasionally:
Mint
Chase
Fring
Skype
HopStop
LinkedIn
TouchTerm
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  missyr's Photo
Posted Nov 12 2009 07:38 PM

Daily
Facebook
iEmoji
Mint

Weekly
Photoshop
Tweetie
Urban Spoon

Monthly
CameraBag
Seafood Guide (Montery Bay Aquarium)
Pandora
WordPress
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  hair2onfire's Photo
Posted Nov 12 2009 07:49 PM

Facebook
Twitterific
1Password
Evernote
Mantis Bible Study
Kindle
reQall
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  jonbenson's Photo
Posted Nov 12 2009 07:54 PM

Mail
Tweetie
Messages
Remote
Facebook
Air Mouse
iNetwork Test
iStat
TouchTerm
Safari
MPR Radio
CNN
NPR News
Sudoku
iPod
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  grourk's Photo
Posted Nov 12 2009 07:57 PM

Facebook
Tweetie
NPR News
ZumoDrive
Mail
Weather
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  abycats's Photo
Posted Nov 12 2009 07:58 PM

Daily: Calendar (customized to show Google Calendar)
iGoogle (Digg, news)
Facebook, Twitter
Amazon Kindle
Sheep Stacker (if not moving), Trism (if moving)
SplashID (for passwords)
Mail to read Gmail through Exchange
WeatherBug Elite (before I leave house in morning)
iPod (for podcasts on subway, use Pandora at work for music)
Clock (for the alarm), Ambiance (to go to sleep)
Contacts (have both the set from my MacBook and from Google on iPhone)
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  pshapiro's Photo
Posted Nov 12 2009 08:13 PM

Mobile Rice (free app that lets youth and adults play the freerice.com web site from their iPhone or iPod Touch)
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  strashila's Photo
Posted Nov 12 2009 09:38 PM

Daily
OmniFocus (this is a lifesaver productivity app for the seriously organizationally challenged)
The Carrot (tracking progress, or lack thereof, in multiple areas of my life...motivating)

Weekly
Dress Chica (PBS Sprout app for staying young and laughing with my kids. You too can accessorize a chicken with googly eyes and colorful poncho)
Memory Pro (a brain stimulus while waiting for kids to get out of guitar lessons)
Our Groceries (my custom lists of SOLE food and where to get it - sustainable, organic, local, ethical)

Monthly
Bump (cool and fun contact sharing app -- you bump fists while each person holds their iPhone and it magically transports your contact info and pic to the other person's phone)

and I use my camera to take a picture of the grocery list on our kitchen whiteboard to refer to at the grocery store. I never forget the chocolate ice cream! Then I just delete the pic when I am done.
 : Nov 12 2009 09:39 PM
Daily : Phone, Contacts, Calendar, Mail, Remote, Tweetdeck
Weekly : Facebook, Clock, Notes, iPod, Snapture, Mill Color, TiltShift Generator, Photos, Safari, Calculator, Bebot, iBird Explorer Pro
Monthly : Maps, Messages, Google, Weather, Brushes, Line Rider, Blocks Classic, Beatbox,
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  alderete's Photo
Posted Nov 12 2009 09:49 PM

Omitting all of the Apple built-in apps, this is what I use daily:

Tweetie (v2)
Facebook
foursquare
Strategery
Bejeweled

Use regularly (every week, at least):

Things
Routesy
Simplenote
Instapaper
Solebon Solitaire
NetNewsWire
Sportacular
Pandora
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  Brad Greenlee's Photo
Posted Nov 12 2009 09:51 PM

Daily: Tweetie, Byline, Ember (and Mail & Safari)

Weekly: Instapaper, NYTimes, Tumblr, Google, Wurdle

Less Frequently, but invaluable: USAA (banking), SkyGazer
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  Tim Maly's Photo
Posted Nov 12 2009 10:17 PM

Daily:
(Built in): Mail, Safari, Calendar, Maps, Messages, Camera, iPod,
(Downloaded): WeatherEye, Instapaper, Tweetie, Simplenote, Birdhouse, Ego

Weekly:
(Built in): Clock, Phone
(Downloaded): Wikipanion, Yelp, Facebook, Best Camera, Camerabag, Red Rocket, AppSniper

Monthly:
(Downloaded): QuadCamera, NFB, Autostitch, AroundMe, Flixster, Stanza, Eucalyptus, Shazam, Convert, Method,

Also, a regularly rotating cast of games.
Currently: CritterCrunch, Myst, HarborMaster, Canabalt, Steel Sky, Civ Revolutions, Zenbound, Sunway, UnblockMe, Ramp Champ
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  sandro81's Photo
Posted Nov 12 2009 11:26 PM

Daily:

MoneyBook
Simplenotes
Tweetie2
Ping

Weekly:

NotifyMe
Shopper
Best Camera
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  Jonathanjo's Photo
Posted Nov 13 2009 12:12 AM

Tweetie
Google
Buienradar.nl
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  samsmithmcr's Photo
Posted Nov 13 2009 01:10 AM

Daily:
calendar, Mail, Messages, Contacts, Phone, clock (alarm). [ie default only]

Multiple times a week:
twitteriffic, Oblique Strategies [based on http://www.rtqe.net/...es/OSintro.html ], instapaper


less than that:
fixMyStreet, art of war (e-book), maps, terminal.

installed for occassional use:
qik, evernote, insomnia, audioboo, light, itunes remote, keynote remote, skype, stumberplus, meditation


here's a photo of my home screen.Attached Image
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  pietvo's Photo
Posted Nov 13 2009 02:46 AM

Note: I don't have an iPhone, but iPod Touch

Daily:
Calendar
Clock
Olive Tree Bible Reader
Stanza
Sudoku (almost daily)


Weekly:
Maps
Weather
Buienradar (Dutch)
Mail
Calculator
Dictionary.com
GoodReader
Music
Uitzending gemist (Dutch)
Echofon

Less often:
Notes
English-Dutch Dictionary
Contacts
Safari
Videos
Wikipedia
Stocks
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  blackbear's Photo
Posted Nov 13 2009 04:05 AM

Daily:
AP Mobile, Breaking News, ICanHazCheeseBurger, GD Swarm, TED 5000

Weekly:
CardStar, Mint, RedLaser, Night Camera

Occasionally:
Star Walk, Fandango, Kindle
James Turner

Contributing Editor, O'Reilly Media
Correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor
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  kentkb's Photo
Posted Nov 13 2009 06:57 AM

WiFiFoFum,google,twitterrific,google voice,Bloom
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  Santiburi's Photo
Posted Nov 13 2009 07:11 AM

Cydia and App Store for any updates
Stocks to monitor various investments
iDisk to view personal data
AroundMe to find stuff
TweetDeck
Skype and/or Truphone
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  Rearcog's Photo
Posted Nov 13 2009 07:56 AM

Daily
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Olive Tree BibleReader
Safari
Tweetie

Weekly
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Calendar

Monthly
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Stanza or Kindle depending on book
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  _Brett's Photo
Posted Nov 13 2009 08:43 AM

Really long list... I put a star next to my favorites when I realized that frequency of use didn't have a 100% correlation.

Daily
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Twitterific *
Lose It! *
WootOn! *
PandoraBox * (app price drops!)
Alarm Clock (nice, green clock)
TowerMadness: Zero * (current fav free game)
Built-ins:
iPod *
Safari
Mail *
Phone *
Contacts *
Messages *
Calendar * (way better than outlook for viewing my calendar)
Clock (alarm)

Weekly
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Instapaper *
RunKeeper Free * (great run/walk/bike tracking)
Urbanspoon *
Cydia
Facebook
BargainBin
Wesabe *
Mint.com
Pain Free *
Geared
Paper Lists *
Canabalt *
Elephant * (my 4yr old)
LinkedIn
RedLaser
i.TV
Genesis
Spikey
Boxed In
GasCubby Lite * (full version is great, this one's limited to just 5 entries)
Lightsaber
geoFighter
Built-ins:
Maps *
Notes
Camera
Photos
App Store
YouTube

Occasionally
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Cycorder
Rope'n'Fly Lite * (not 2 which is too slow)
WordSearch
Battery Magic
AccuWeather
AlienInvader
PhoneFlicks
TED
Brick FREE
CardStar
iCollider *
Converbot
Tangrams LE
craigsphone
Defend! Lite *
Distant Suns *
FingerFlex
Sleep Cycle
Monkey LITE *
Number Line *
Penguin2 *
Shape Builder Lite
Ragdoll Blaster *
FlingFree
Enso-Dot
Tasks
Trace
Topple
Tower FREE
Ping!
Shazam *
Built-ins:
Calculator
Stocks

I love trying out new apps that come up free or get reduced to free - I've even bought some full versions :).

Enjoy trying out some of my favorites (use PandoraBox to try and catch apps on sale).
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  keihin's Photo
Posted Nov 13 2009 09:53 AM

Daily: Mail, Facebook, Things, Calendar, Tweetie, Instapaper, Byline, iPeng

Weekly: AccuWeather, PicPosterous, NYTimes, McSweeney's, Pandora, Amazon

Monthly: Now Playing, eBay, DropBox, Convert

And favorite games that rise and fall in use: Strategery, iBomber, Stay, Electric Box, Edge, HarborMaster, iFighter, DoodleJump, Peggle
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  herkimerjones's Photo
Posted Nov 13 2009 09:57 AM

Echofon
Huff Post
NYTimes
BeatSwine09
Facebook
Scramble2
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  Sérgio's Photo
Posted Nov 13 2009 12:01 PM

Daily:
Echofon
Evernote
Dropbox
Bloomberg

Frequent:
Layar
Read it later
Dictionary.com
Wikipedia
Measures 2.0
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  bad_injun's Photo
Posted Nov 13 2009 12:42 PM

Daily:
TweetDeck
Informant
Sky News
Runkeeper Pro (not daily but every other day)
Tv guide

Weekly:
geocaching
eBay
amazon
Animoto
My O2
Sly mobile Tv
Touch Note


Monthly
20 minute meals Jamie Oliver
Crock Pot
Simplemind x

added but never use (probably should delete)
ITN News
Uefa.com
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  Maclak's Photo
Posted Nov 13 2009 05:53 PM

Daily:

Awesome Notes
Eternity time logger, Eventlogger,  Errands, Goal Tender
SleepTracker, MoodTracker, Track&Share
Ambiance, iRelax
Wikipanion plus, Stanza, GoodReader, Audiobooks
Mail, calender, contacts
google, tweetie, stocks
Toobz, Sudoku, Frenzic, FlightControl
scan, battery pro
iXpenseIt  

Weekly - multiple times 

TimeLogger
Maps, OffMaps, AroundMe
iThoughts, Outliner, instaviz, Quickoffice, Clipboard Pro
Read it Later, LivingSocial, Next Read, wikiHow, Art
Nike+iPod, SixPack App, Yoga Stretch
HoldEm, I Dig it
 Linkedin, Facebook, MySpace, YouTube, Yahoo
Oxford Delux, WordWeb, Cambridge Phrasal verbs, Longman Idioms
iNeedStuff

Monthly:

Vision, uHear
Skype, BlogPress, NASA
SimCity
SketchBook 
Photo fx, PhotoForge
GiveWork


Can't remember when I used last time:

Wyse PocketCloud, WorldMate, Skype, FlightTracker Pro, Hotels
NaturalCure, Ayurveda Remedy, Epocrates, Tap & Track Calories
BinauralBeat, WhiteNoise, SilentIsland
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  stevenwh's Photo
Posted Nov 13 2009 06:50 PM

itunes, stocks, weather, contacts, mail, chess, oreilly e-books, paper toss, twitterific, my own apps
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  todisht's Photo
Posted Dec 09 2009 01:55 PM

mail
tweetdeck
facebook
evernote
iheartradio

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