iPod Touch is the world’s most popular portable game player. The App Store features over 500,000 apps, and surprisingly, many of which are free. We’ve pored through the App Store’s offerings and rounded up 5 the best free iPod apps. The best part in this case is that none of the apps will cost you a penny.
1. RunKeeper (Category: Health&Fitness)
Analog of Nike+ but better and for free might sound unlikely, but that’s what Runkeeper provides. You can spend no money, yet use your iPhone’s GPS capabilities to track your jogging and cycling routes, and examine mapping and details of your pace and calories burned. Activities can be shared online, and treadmill runs and other exercise details can be entered manually.
2. Dropbox (Categoty: Productivity)
Plenty of apps exist for transferring content between your computer and your device, but DropBox is free and easier to use than most of its contemporaries. Dump files you want to sync in a folder on your computer and Dropbox for your device will enable you to access them.
3. Skype (Category: Social Networking)
The interface is pleasingly simple and usable, enabling anyone with a Skype account to make free calls to other Skype users and cheap calls to anywhere in the world. If you’re on Pay and Go, this is particularly handy, but the app also enables iPod touch users to utilize their devices for calls.
Most of free apps for iPod touch are fun, since entertainment is the iPod touch’s first job. But there are also many useful apps.
4. AroundMe (Category: lifestyle)
Aroundme figures out where you are and lists local stuff – banks, bars, petrol stations and, Apple Retail Stores. It shows you a complete list of all the businesses in the category you have tapped on along with the distance from where you are.
The best part in this app is that no Internet connection needed to look up for word definition and/or thesaurus. The app is fast and efficient, includes phonetic and audio pronunciation of words, and its interface seems perfectly suited to the iPod.