As the new iPhone 4 hits stores in Israel later this month, more and more attention will be given to the iPhone’s most remarkable feature: APPS! Of course, apps are one of the primary reasons for the latest mobile phone frenzy that has taken the industry by storm. They have revolutionized the cell phone into a portable computing powerhouse. As mobile phones move away from simple communication devices, apps are transforming the mobile phone into a multipurpose tool that can affect every facet of our lives.
So with that in mind, here are the top 5 apps that you must have on your new iPhone 4:
- Ha’aretz: Stay connected with what’s happening in the world around you! Receive the latest breaking news and headline stories in real time with this app as it happens in Israel and throughout the world.
- iTranslate: Konichiwa….. Salaam……. Ariverdechi. Translating words from Hebrew is a breeze with this unique app that lets you translate words and sentences from over 50 languages. Impress your friends and loved ones the next time you order something from French restaurant or when your order in Chinese.
- Aroundme: Find anything from dairy restaurants to gas stations. This app uses GPS technology to find your location and then lists the nearest locations of your search. Your travel experiences will never be the same as everything you could want or need to find using a map or the Internet is now at your fingertips wherever you go.
- Yad2: From homes to cars to LCD TV’s, you can buy anything your heart desires with this app on Israel’s most famous online 2nd hand store. This app lets you scroll through the thousands of 2nd hand items for sale with a simple to use GUI.
- Israel Money: This app will allow you to make calls from your iPhone in Israel to over 20 countries overseas with absolutely zero charges. There are no charges! No commitments! And no registration!
What’s your favorite iPhone app? How has it helped your daily life? Share with the community which apps are changing the way we use our phones.
(This post was written by Hillel Hurwitz, Community & Content Manager, at Blonde 2.0.)