Mr Hyde

Essential Apps You Don't Own

Hipstamatic, Sky Go, Spotify – you don’t need telling what these apps do or why they’re good. The likelihood is you’ve used one of them in the past 10 minutes. There are others, however, that haven’t been bought by Facebook for $1bn (Instagram) or had theme parks built in their honour (Angry Birds). Good ones even. These should be downloaded to your iPad immediately.

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  • Storify

    Storify

    With Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram and LinkedIn… More details

    Storify

    Storify

    With Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram and LinkedIn already taking up too much of your time, the last thing you need is another social media app. But here’s one anyway. Storify allows you to collate your pictures, tweets, status updates and add text to create an account of an event. And when you’re done, you can tweet it.

  • CardMunch

    CardMunch

    Generally speaking, business cards aren’t much use unless… More details

    CardMunch

    CardMunch

    Generally speaking, business cards aren’t much use unless you’ve forgotten the person you’re talking to’s name. Otherwise you glance at them, stuff them in your wallet and only find them again months later when you’re clearing out receipts. CardMunch changes that – take a picture of the business card you’re given and it automatically creates a LinkedIn contact by baffling tech magic.

  • Phoster

    Phoster

    A poster designing app on your phone. At least, we think… More details

    Phoster

    Phoster

    A poster designing app on your phone. At least, we think that’s the origin of the pun. There are 87 templates to choose from, which you can tweak to suit your needs or artistic whims. Used to invite people to meet you in the pub with a mere text message? Well no longer.

  • Instapaper

    Instapaper

    Let’s you save web articles to read later. And crucially,… More details

    Instapaper

    Instapaper

    Let’s you save web articles to read later. And crucially, let’s you read them offline. And, just in case you were wondering, it’s not affiliated with Instagram in any way.

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