Thursday, October 1, 2009

iPhone apps for Creators, Authors, Designers, and Moms

There are over 50,000 apps to choose from. This does not make your life simple. So for the next thirty days, I have chosen the best apps for creators, authors, designers, and moms. Do you have any favorites I missed? Let me know in the comment section below. 


Type Drawing - with just one word or sentence, a new artform is created. 
MyStarbucks - to get your creative juices flowing, get your java fix.
Oxford Dictionary of Law - Protect your creation.  Know the law.
Patent Finder - Has anyone else invented your idea?  Look it up first.
ColorSnap - See a color you like and want to use it for a project?  Now you can. 
iSwap Faces - Create funny pictures of your family by swapping their face with another.
HoloSnaps - select 3 of your photos to make a holographic card.  
Juxtaposer - combines multiple pictures into fun photomontages quickly.
Shazam - What is that song you hear playing in the store.  Find it with Shazam!
Skype - a great communication tool to collaborate all over the world - FREE.

Blog with iBlogger - real mobile blogging and compatible with nearly any blog.
Tweetie - keep up to date with your followers and the people you follow.  (Don't forget to follow @storyexperiment and @30daysof) 
Evernote - remember and recall your ideas with this multiple-award winning app.
Wikipanion Plus - You don't have all the facts, but this app does.  Begin your research here.
AP Stylebook - provides fundamental guidelines on spelling, grammar, punctuation, usage and journalistic style.

MyPantone - Get your inspiration from the complete Pantone Libraries.
PS Tips + - Get photoshop tips for Windows and MacIntosh
Colorsplash - gives photos a dramatic look by converting them to black and white, while keeping your chosen details in color.
CameraZoom2 - Need to zoom in while taking a picture of your latest inspiration.
The Typography Manual - looking for a font?  This is the app for you.
WhattheFont - take a picture of a font and have it identified.  

Gratitude Stream - learn to enjoy the simple things in life.
Bill Pal - Organizes your bills so you are never late.
iHandy Carpenter - includes all the tools you need to measure for home or school projects.
iXpenseIt - simplifies daily expense tracking and monthly budgeting.
ShoZu - connects you with all your social networks from one application
Grocery iQ - build your shopping list and never leave home without it!
Lose it!  - the best app to track your calories and your daily exercises.
Epicurious Recipes & shopping list - over 25,000 recipes from major magazines, cookbooks and chefs.
Numberline - help your kids understand fractions, decimals and percents.

What are your favorite apps? Thanks for sharing.



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Thanks for sharing!