The web is going mobile and it is going faster than anyone can think. Majority of the bloggers are now using their iPhone or similar style phones to jot down ideas, write entire posts, stay connected and so much more. In this showcase we will be highlighting some of the most essential iPhone Apps for bloggers.
Introducing the only iPhone app that lets you write posts, upload photos, edit pages, and manage comments on your blog from your iPhone or iPod Touch. With support for both WordPress.com and self-hosted WordPress (2.7 or higher), users of all experience levels can get going in seconds.
2. Shape Writer
Store notes and send email using ShapeWriter on your iPhone. ShapeWriter is a revolutionary text input technology that enables you to enter text into the iPhone by tracing word shapes rather than typing letters. Each shape traced on the soft keyboard with your finger is recognized as a word. Error correction is fast and easy. For rare names and acronyms, type only once and you will be able to shape write the next time. Shape writing is many times more efficient than letter-based handwriting recognition.
A fun application that lets you read and publish posts (called “tweets”) on the Twitter social network. Stay connected with friends, family, and co-workers through the exchange of quick, frequent answers to one simple question: What are you doing?
Evernote helps you remember everything from your real and digital life using whatever device or platform you find most convenient.
Evernote for iPhone is part of the Evernote service. With it, you can take notes, snap photos, create to-do lists. and record audio. Everything is seamlessly synchronized with the web, and made available across all the devices and platforms you use, including iPhone, Evernote for Mac, Evernote Web, and Evernote for Windows.
Snap photos of any thing from whiteboards to business cards to wine labels, and Evemote will make the text within those images searchable.
Need something from last week or last year? Evernote instantly connects to the Evernote web service so you can get what you need. Find what you’re looking for by searching or filtering by tag, date, location. and more.
Jott is a voice-to-text transcription service. Instead of typing out your long emails using iPhone’s keyboard, with Jott all you have to do is start speaking into the recording interface, and it’ll show up in your Jott notes. You can then forward the Jott e-mail to whomever you want. This is a real time saver.
Simply use your free Google Reader account to subscribe to websites you’d like to keep track of. Byline will automatically bring you new content, putting thousands of RSS and Atom feeds at your fingertips. When you read an item, it stays read. The same goes for the items you star: Byline will let Google Reader know the next time you have an internet connection. Even when you have no internet connection, Byline’s offline browsing feature gives you instant access to complete web pages. Perfect for flights, subway journeys, and (if you’re an iPod Touch owner) those long dry spells between Wi-Fi zones. Byline will cache the web pages linked to by your notes, starred items, and (optionally) new items. This allows you to save any news item you read and any website you visit for offline browsing.
OmniFocus for the iPhone brings task management to your fingertips.
- Keep track of actions by project, place, person, or date.
- Bring up a shopping list, agenda items to discuss at work, tasks for home, and any other lists you need.
- Using your location, OmniFocus can create a custom list of actions to complete nearby.
- Buying groceries? OmniFocus can show you the closest grocery store and create an instant shopping list.
The best IM/messaging client that combines Google Talk, AIM, Skype, MSN, Yahoo, ICQ, Twitter, plus VoIP calls over Wi-Fi in one lightweight app. So now you can tweet, call your clients over skype, chat on your favorite IM tool and get your work down when you are outside with your iphone.
9. Pixel Pipe
PixelPipe is a free and most complete photo sharing app that lets users easily send and geotag their photos to any of 50 supported sites including Twitter, Flickr, YouTube, Seesmic, Facebook, FriendFeed, Tumblr, WordPress, and others.
10. Air Sharing
Mount your iPhone or iPod touch as a wireless drive on any Mac, Windows, or Linux computer, so you can Drag-drop files between your iPhone or iPod touch and your computers. This app is very handy especially if you do not have your cord.
If you are an iPhone user, which app do you use? Share them with other bloggers if you think your apps are useful.