Top 10 Free iPhone Apps of the Week
By Brihanna Watson On 22 Sep, 2012 At 03:51 PM | Categorized As 10 Best Free iPhone Apps this week, iPhone | With 0 Comments

Here is our countdown of the Top 10 Free iPhone Apps of the Week. Don’t let these gems pass you by. Save your money, and go free!


 

 

1. ConXfer

ConXfer - ADEV Inc.

This quick and easy contact manager is a great find! Full description:

“Enabling Secure & Trusted Contacts Exchange”

ConXfer is a secure mobile unidirectional contacts transfer application which enables a single user the ability to directly transfer stored contacts to another mobile device.

Adev Inc, leverages the full power of Apples latest Frameworks, Software Development Kit, UI Standards, API’s and Peer to Peer communication services via Bonjour to deliver optimal user experience and performance.

ConXfer simplifies the process of securely transferring your contacts and business cards. The app works on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices using IOS 4.2 or higher.

Key Features:

♦ Enables private, secure and trusted contact exchanges
♦ Users are in full control of their information
♦ Transfer one, multiple or all your contacts from your address book
♦ Store & setup your digital business card in your address book
♦ Download and save business cards in your address book

Eliminates the need for paper business card exchanges, simply store and direct transfer them. No need for wires, or the need to give up your device when transferring contacts from your address book from one device to another. Your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch remains with you the whole time. Your personal information is secure and remains in your privacy and control.

Mobile Privacy, Control & Safeguarding Information!

We have all struggled with the unsecured and invasive slow process of a mobile rep taking our phone and waiting for your contact list to be transferred from one device to another. What are they doing? Is my information secure?

We have all struggled with trying to locate business cards exchanged at a meeting or event. Where did I meet that person? What was their company name and number? In the Digital world today, safeguarding ones privacy, enabling and streamlining secure information transfers is key to our social society. Download ConXfer app, within a few clicks, you will enter a new world of secure mobile to mobile information exchange.

ADEV Inc. is an Apple approved IOS development shop and leverages all of Apples technology to deliver high quality products meeting and or exceeding Apples approval standards.

 

 

 

2. Fast Camera

Fast Camera - i4software

(Universal)

FREE Today in celebration of iPhone 5 Launch!
★★★★★ Catch every beat of the action with FAST CAMERA! ★★★★★
Stop fixing mediocre pictures, and start taking superior photos.
From i4software, winner of the Macworld 2012 “Best of Show”

Now Universal!

★★★★★ No Ads! ★ Loads Instantly! ★★★★★

It’s time to re-imagine how you take pictures with FAST CAMERA!

LIGHTNING FAST PICTURES
This is the FASTEST camera on the App Store.

GROUP PHOTOS MADE EASY
Turn on the timer, jump in and review multiple shots.

POWERFUL MANUAL CONTROLS
Set and lock Focus, Exposure, and White Balance (Triple-Tap)

★ New Website:
www.i4fastcamera.com

UP TO 800 PICTURES A MINUTE*
Never miss a beat of the acton.

CONSERVE VALUABLE MEMORY
Save only the pictures you want.

TAKE THOUSANDS OF PICTURES
No limit to the number of photos you can capture.

SHOOT LIKE THE PROS
Review all the photo proofs for the perfect one.

NEVER MISS A MOMENT
Camera starts shooting as soon as the App opens.

CHANGE ORIENTATION ON THE FLY
Switch between landscape and portrait while shooting.

CONTROL THE SPEED
Slow down FAST CAMERA with the built in delay.

TAKE 8 MEGAPIXEL PHOTOS
On supported devices.

★★★★★

Group photos, self-portraits, capturing live action, and even time-lapses are made so much easier with FAST CAMERA. There are no ads, complicated menus, or a barrage of useless features to clutter things up——and it saves your selected images directly to the native camera roll, so you don’t have to manage multiple libraries. It’s easy to archive photos to your computer, import into other apps and share on the web. This is a REVOLUTION in how pictures will be taken!

★★★★★

The best camera is the one you have with you. Turn your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch into a powerful, professional tool with FAST CAMERA by i4software. Make sure to also check out VIDEO CAMERA by i4software… Movies in Minutes, Sharing Made Simple!

*iPhone 4S front camera. Up to 720 photos/minute iPad 2.

 

 

 

3. Target

Target - Target

(Universal)

If you love Target, the newest version of the Target App for iPhone gives you even more to love. Stay organized with TargetLists. Save money with Daily Deals. Check prices with the Barcode Scanner and much more. Now shopping at Target is as easy as tap, tap, done.

Not only can you browse and purchase your favorite items right on your phone, you can also create and organize your shopping list, get special offers, check prices and more. Buy, store, share and use GiftCards and redeem coupons right on your phone. You also get special features like voice recognition to make shopping easier than ever. Looking for something specific? Our new map view makes it easy to see at a glance which Target stores have it in stock.

Features:
Shop Target Anywhere.
Shop, add to cart and check out, all in a made-for-mobile experience.

Weekly Ad.
Like deals? Us too. Check out our sale items and add them to your list right from the ad.

Daily Deals.
Get today’s deals right on your phone. Act fast, save big and ship free.

Store Finder.
Tap, there it is! Find the Target store nearest you wherever you are.

Target Baby.
Easily manage your registry for your little bundle of joy. Then sleep. You’re going to need it.

Club Wedd.
View your registry, add more items and share it with friends and family in a snap. Marital bliss starts right here.

TargetLists.
Don’t forget toothpaste. Use TargetLists to keep track of the things you need. Checking them off is as easy as tap, tap, done.

Find in Store.
Looking for something specific? See if it’s in stock before you make a trip.

GiftCards.
It’s a gift card minus the card. Ditch the plastic when you store, use and manage GiftCards right on your phone. Even buy and send one as a gift.

Coupons.
Sign up from the app to get deals sent to you twice a month. No scissors required.

Ratings and Reviews.
Check out which products are tops and what fellow shoppers have to say about them.

Pharmacy.
No more extra trips to the pharmacy. Track and refill prescriptions at Target from anywhere.

Scanner
Boop! Use your phone’s camera to scan UPC barcodes and QR codes to get prices, check availability, add to your lists and more.

Voice Recognition.
“Bananas.” Some words are more fun to say than type. Just speak to update lists or search for items for hands-free simplicity.

What’s Hot.
Check out everything from new arrivals to seasonal specials. It’s the easy way to stay hip to what’s hot.

My Target.
Update your address, payment information, and more. All in one place.

What’s new

Big screen, big savings.
• Now you can receive coupons directly in the app and scan them in the store. Check out My Target section to get started. Saving has never been this easy.
• Add coupons to Passbook on iOS 6.
• Filter search results by price, in-store or online availability, color and much more.
• Supports the larger screen size for the iPhone 5 and new iPod Touch.

And the little things matter, too.
• Change the color or size of a product right from your cart.
• View ratings and reviews for Daily Deals.
• Fixes an issue with adding items to your cart. (Older versions will be fixed soon.)

 

 

 

4. Fandango Movies – Times and Tickets

Fandango Movies – Times & Tickets - Fandango

(Universal)

Download Fandango – the #1 movie ticketing app featured in Apple commercials & winner of three Webby Awards!

New in 5.1.1:
• Save time with Passbook! Now you can send & store your “Mobile Ticket” for participating theaters in Passbook & breeze into the theater (iPhone/iPod Touch iOS 6 users only, look for the “Mobile Ticket” icon on the theater page)
• General bug fixes & usability enhancements
• iPod Touch users, the black screen issue has been fixed!

Browse Movies:
• Find out what’s playing – use our search function, browse movies by poster or “In Theaters” & “Coming Soon” lists
• Save the movies you want to see and sign up for FanAlerts to be notified when they hit your local theater with the “My Movies” list
• View high-quality trailers, clips, exclusive interviews, movie stills & cast photos. Send trailers to your Apple TV over AirPlay
• Read Fandango Fan Ratings & reviews, critic reviews, Movie Tweets & scores from Metacritic
• View the most accurate showtimes, MPAA ratings, synopses, run times & director & cast lists

Find Theaters:
• Find theaters using the iOS location feature, view them in a list or within map & get directions
• Add theaters to a “Favorites” list for faster searching
• See all of the amenities (Reserved Seating, Mobile Ticket & more!) available for your theater

Purchase Tickets:
• Buy tickets seamlessly without leaving the app for 20,000+ screens – and counting – more than on any other app! Now including all AMC Theatres locations!
• Go straight to the ticket-taker to have your device scanned with “Mobile Ticket” (participating theaters only)
• Reserved Seating now available. For select theaters, pick your seat directly from the app!
• Sync to your Fandango account to purchase tickets with your stored credit card, securely store card info to your device or use Fandango gift certificates as a payment option
• No Fandango account? Create one from the app for faster ticket purchasing!
• Apply your theater reward card number to applicable orders & earn rewards points! (participating theaters only) (iPhone & iPad users only)
• E-mail movie, showtime, theater & ticket details to a friend to make planning a movie night easier than ever

Share + Sync:
• Automatically sign in to the app using Facebook single sign-on
• Rate & review movies directly from the app, share with other Fandango users or share via Facebook & Twitter (Twitter for iOS 5 users only)
• No matter what device you’re on, your “Favorite Theaters” and “My Movies” lists will now sync when you sign into your account
• Sign in to your Fandango account to view website & app purchase history, ticket details & to access reviews you’ve written

Extras for iPad:
• The Pulse – Want a snapshot of what’s selling on Fandango? Then tap into The Pulse!
• Filter movies by genre, MPAA rating & format, including IMAX & 3D
• Movie posters & more have been optimized for the new iPad’s retina display

Special for iPhone/iPod touch:
• Save time with Passbook! Now you can send & store your “Mobile Ticket” for participating theaters in Passbook & breeze into the theater (iPhone iOS 6 users only)
• Select PayPal as a payment option when purchasing on the iPhone.
• Use our search function or browse & sort movies based on your preferences
• Text movie, showtime, theater & ticket details

By downloading, installing and using this App, you agree to Fandango’s Privacy Policy (http://www.fandango.com/PrivacyPolicy.aspx), Terms of Use (http://www.fandango.com/TermsOfUse.aspx) and Purchase Policy (http://www.fandango.com/PurchasePolicy.aspx).

Help us make Fandango even better! Send suggestions and report issues to: iphoneappcomments@fandango.com.

What’s new

• Save time with Passbook! Now you can send & store your “Mobile Ticket” for participating theaters in Passbook & breeze into the theater (iPhone/iPod Touch iOS 6 users only, look for the “Mobile Ticket” icon on the theater page)
• General bug fixes & usability enhancements
• iPod Touch users, the black screen issue has been fixed!

 

 

 

5. Skitch

Skitch - Evernote

(Universal)

Express yourself with fewer words, emails and meetings…with Skitch!

Use shapes, arrows, sketches and text annotation to get your point across fast. Mark up photos, screenshots, maps, and webpages then share them with anyone you like.

Skitch lets you:
– Annotate: Add arrows, shapes and text to existing images
– Create: Draw something new
– Edit: Reposition, recolor and remove your annotations at will
– Share: Send your sketches and annotations over Twitter and email
– Present: Show your work in real time via AirPlay on Apple TV
– Remember: Save everything to Evernote for later

Use Skitch to:
– Sketch and share
– Point out objects and locations in a photo
– Brainstorm design ideas with your team
– Identify a point of interest on a map
– Annotate a screenshot of your awesome high score
– Have fun!

Skitch is part of the Evernote family of apps designed to help you remember everything.

What’s new

What’s new in Skitch iOS 2.0

✔ Skitch is now available on iPhone!

✔ Full Evernote Integration
Everything you create and annotate in Skitch is synched to your Evernote account and will appear together with all of your other notes.

✔ Create and edit across multiple platforms
Mark something up on your iPhone or iPad, then continue editing on your computer. Simply login to Skitch and all of your screenshots and images appear everywhere.

✔ Point something out
Take a photo, snap a webpage or start with a blank canvas, then use arrows, shapes and text to draw attention to what’s important.

✔ Pixelate!
Pixelate feature lets you protect sensitive information in documents, webpages and photos.

✔ Share
Share your images with friends and colleagues.

 

 

 

6. AppShopper

AppShopper - AppShopper.com, LLC

(Universal)

The official AppShopper.com app from the creators of TouchArcade.com
AppShopper keeps you up to date on the newest App Store apps, sales and freebies. Organize apps in your own customized Wish List and automatically get notified when there is a sale or update.

New features:
– Top 200: See all the current top apps and their movement.
– Ratings & Reviews: Browse ratings and reviews from 3rd party sites such as TouchArcade.com
– Sharing: Share an app’s info via Twitter, Facebook, email, and more

Features include:
– Popular Apps: Overwhelmed by the App Store? Our list of popular app changes lets you browse a list of only the apps that other AppShopper users think are worth looking at.
– What’s New: Track all the latest changes to the App Store: price drops, updates, and new apps.
– Wish List: Add any app to your own personal Wish List and get notified of price changes or updates by email. With Push Notifications, you can get the latest updates sent directly to your device.
– My Apps: Keep track of the apps you already own. With Push Notifications, you can get the latest updates sent directly to your device.
– Syncs with AppShopper.com: Wish List and My Apps automatically sync with AppShopper.com so you can manage your lists in a web browser.

If you have any issues, please email support@appshopper.com for assistance.

What’s new

– Added “Food & Drink” and “Newsstand” categories
– Bug fixes and improvements

 

 

 

7. Brushes 3

Brushes 3 - Taptrix, Inc.

(Universal)

Brushes is a painting app designed exclusively for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Rewritten from the ground up, Brushes 3 is universal — the same version runs on both your iPhone and your iPad. Move paintings between your devices and keep working wherever you go!

An accelerated OpenGL-based painting engine makes painting incredibly smooth and responsive — even with huge brush sizes. Brushes also records every step in your painting. Show off your creative process by replaying your paintings directly on your device.

The base version of Brushes 3 is limited to a single layer, but is otherwise fully functional. Upgrade to 10 layers through In-App Purchase, on sale for only 99¢ US!

General Features:
– Create paintings with dimensions up to 2048×2048 (1024×1024 on older hardware)
– Full support for all Retina devices
– Background autosave
– Unlimited undo and redo
– Simple and approachable interface

Painting:
– Full screen painting
– Record and replay paintings
– Ultrafast OpenGL-based painting engine
– Huge brush sizes up to 512×512 pixels
– Simulated pressure
– 64-bit painting on the latest hardware
– 14 parameterized brush shapes
– Adjustable brush settings (spacing, jitter, scatter, etc.)
– Adjustable color opacity
– Invert color and desaturate
– Flip and arbitrarily transform layers
– Adjustable color balance (iPad only)
– Adjustable hue, saturation and brightness (iPad only)

Import and Export:
– Integrated with Dropbox
– Import native Brushes 3 files, JPEG, and PNG files
– Export as native Brushes 3 files, JPEG, PNG, and Photoshop files (with layers)
– Place images from your photo album into paintings
– Copy paintings to the pasteboard
– Tweet paintings
– Post paintings to Facebook (iOS 6 only)

Gestures:
– Zoom with two finger pinch
– Zoom in with two finger double tap
– Zoom to fit with two finger double tap
– Toggle interface visibility with a single tap (this can be changed to a two finger tap in the app settings)
– Tap and hold to access eyedropper tool

With Layers In-App Purchase:
– Create up to 10 layers
– Lock and hide layers
– Lock layer transparency
– Adjust layer opacity
– Duplicate, rearrange, and merge layers
– Change blending modes: normal, multiply, screen, exclude

Coming in an update:
– Support for Pogo Connect
– Support for Jot Touch

 

 

 

8. Cinemagram

Cinemagram - Factyle

★★★★★ Create beautiful animations

Create a stunning hybrid between photo and video. Animate small portions of your photo to create a magical image that’s part-photo and part-video. Apply vintage / cross processing filters, and share your masterful creation.

♥♥ Loved by: The Next Web, Techcrunch, Gizmodo, Mashable and many others.

How it works:
1. film a short video clip 2-3s
2. Animate a small region
3. Apply awesome xpro, vintage filters
4. Share to Twitter/Tumblr and Facebook

What’s new

★ Awesome New filters
★ Eraser to fine tune your mask
★ Variable brush sizes to fine tune your mask
★ Super fast cinemagram generation
★ Fixed bug with tumblr sharing & improved gif quality
★ Fixed login & duplicate accounts issues (please contact us if you are still having problems)
★ UI Tweaks & improvements

 

 

 

9. Timbre

Timbre - Intrepid Pursuits

***Discover Your Music Scene***
Timbre is a free, location-based band discovery app that finds local music and shows for you! Set it to your current location, or check out the music scene in San Francisco, New York City, or any other location you can dream of.*

***Your Ears Know Best***
Timbre was designed with the belief that your ears know best. Instead of tedious searching by genre or artist, Timbre automatically locates artists performing near you and starts playing their music.

***Go See Your New Favorite Band***
Once you’re listening, it’s easy to find your groove. First song not your cup of tea? A quick swipe on the screen and you’re rocking out to someone else. Like what you hear? Purchase tickets to the show straight from the app.

***That’s a Lot of Things***
Timbre searches a database that contains more than 65,000 artists and 75,000 venues, so you’re guaranteed to find a great show near you!

***Coming Soon***
More bands, more countries, more music. Give us 5 stars if you love the app, and shoot us a note at feedback@timbreapp.com if you have suggestions.
*Today, US only. Tomorrow, the world!**

**”Tomorrow” is used figuratively and may not refer to an exact amount of time in days.

What’s new

Minor bug fixes.
-Some zip codes were displaying the wrong cities. This has been fixed.
-Annoying crash that was manifesting for a very small number of users
-The app now works in the town of Allston! The US is officially fully covered.

 

 

 

10. AnyList Grocery List

AnyList Grocery List - Purple Cover, Inc.

AnyList is the best way to create and share grocery shopping lists. Easily share a list with your spouse or roommates. List changes show up instantly on everyone’s iPhone or iPod touch.

** Featured by Apple as a “New and Noteworthy” app on the front page of the App Store! **
** “AnyList Makes Shared Grocery Lists Simple and Intuitive” – Lifehacker **
** Launch special: AnyList is free for a limited time to celebrate its release! **

== Features ==

• AnyList is fast. Quickly add and check off items from your lists and get on about your business.
• AnyList is organized. List items are automatically categorized. Create as many lists as you wish.
• AnyList lets you share. Just enter the email address of your spouse or roommate and your list is shared. List changes instantly show up on everyone’s iPhone or iPod touch.
• AnyList helps you plan. Need a recipe idea? We have recipes from some of the web’s top recipe publishers. Browse by popularity or main ingredient. Easily add ingredients to your shopping list.

== Contact Us ==
We love to hear your feedback and ideas. Get in touch with us: team@anylistapp.com

What’s new

AnyList v1.5 brings the following improvements:

• The app icon can now be badged with the number of remaining items on your lists.
• Reminders can be imported into AnyList from the built-in Reminders app. This allows you to add items to your lists via Siri, the Reminders app on Mountain Lion, and the iCloud website. This feature requires iOS 6.
• AnyList now supports iOS 6 and iPhone 5, including the new 4-inch Retina display.

Check out www.anylistapp.com/faq for details on the new features.
Please note that AnyList v1.5 requires iOS 4.3 or later.
Thank you for your suggestions and support. Get in touch with us via email at team@anylistapp.com.

 

 

 

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Brihanna Watson

About - Brihanna has been a tech fanatic and computer nerd nearly all her life. When she isn’t chasing around kids or glued to her iPhone, she is updating app junkies like herself on where to find the latest go-to apps. Brihanna is the creator of the App Junkie column at The Smartphone App Review. You can also follow her on Twitter & Tumblr @brihannajoi

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