The top 10 iPhone apps for journalists and bloggers (plus one for ExpressionEngine users)

Black Friday Apple Blowout - Part III“I’ve been a freelance journalist for 20 years now, and can honestly say that the iPhone has changed the way I work more than anything since wireless Internet access came along all those years ago. But what are the essential iPhone apps that a jobbing journalist, or blogger for that matter, cannot live without? I’ve not included the built-in apps that come with my iPhone 3GS such as mail, calendar, camera/video and the voice memo recorder, but rather have concentrated on my top 10 third party apps,” Davey Winder writes for DaniWeb.

Davey’s top 10 iPhone apps for journalists and bloggers:

1. Twittelator Pro
2. Evernote
3. WordWeb
4. Skype
5. Google
6. Google Maps
7. XE Currency
8. reMail
9. iTrans Tube and thetrainline
10. Wolfram Alpha LLC

Full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: We have to add, specifically for ExpressionEngine users, Revelate Labs’ EE Mobile Admin (US$24.95). We don’t even want to think of not having that valuable tool at our disposal.

12 Comments

  1. What about dragon dictation? All I do with it is text and e-mail and so far it’s been a real timesaver. I can actually write something that makes sense and not have to get crazy inventing new abbreviations. And just for fun, I did this post using it. Wow, not a single typo.

  2. And especially remember kids, journalists are not necessarily any smarter or more qualified than your average house cat. My cat has the sense not to leap off a second floor balcony in search of a bird.

    But he thought about it.

  3. Wolfram’s Alpha? It hasn’t got a single thing right that I’ve asked with the exception of “Apple v IBM stock comparison.” It doesn’t even compete with Bing…

  4. What kills me about the Verizon story is the comments from the peanut gallery blaming it on the kid.

    Realistically, how could father or son have any idea what would happen here? I used to have a Motorola Pebl, and I tried once to access the web on it when I was desperate for some information. Turned out I didn’t have a data plan, but I didn’t know what that really meant at the time. I wasn’t accustomed to thinking of “data plans”, since I’d only ever owned simple phones.

    There’s no real world analogy for unknowingly racking up a $20k bill. Only in the digital world could someone pull that off.

  5. The real top 10 iPhone apps for journalists:

    1. Romper Room
    2. Fart App
    3. Animal Sounds
    4. Crazy Nose
    5. Water Bombs
    6. History for Morons
    7. Monkey Mind
    8. Liars Handbook
    9. Say Anything
    10.Money Train

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