Your social life does not have to stop when you leave the house. As a matter of fact, that is when it should begin! The list below details 10 must-have apps for your mobile phone, essential to keeping your personal and business social life going no matter where you are.
The 800 pound gorilla on desktops and laptops is also the 800 pound gorilla on mobile platforms as well. With an easy-to-use interface and the ability to truly be “real time” with your status updates, photo uploads, and chats, staying truly connected to your friends has never been easier.
Its real time application seems to have been made for mobile applications. Viewing short updates from friends and getting short news bursts that are done in real time are what having a mobile device is all about – getting timely information when it happens. It also has an incredibly easy to use mobile interface.
A social networking site which allows most of the same functionality as the big boys, Tagged places an extra emphasis on meeting new people without being too “pick-up date site” oriented. Combining the comfort of a social network with the reach of a dating site makes this a must-have app for a good mobile social life.
An app for Twitter made by Handmark, Tweetcaster gives you the ability to post to all of your social media accounts at once, streamlining your ability to communicate in real time even further. You can also customize your mobile Twitter experience through this diverse application.
5. Tango Voice and Video Calls.
What is better than free phone and video calls on your mobile phone? Use whatever network you wish, Wi-Fi, 3G, or 4G, and immediately connect visually as well as aurally to whomever you wish who also has the Tango app downloaded. Your phone’s onboard camera just became more real time.
If you are a businessperson, you probably have a Smartphone for its business applications. So why not take the number one business social networking site along with you wherever you go? The mobile LinkedIn app gives you the ability to take your professional life on the go, a must-have for true movers and shakers. Real time updates allow for instant changes and emergency responses. Never be unprepared again.
Though MySpace may have lost its slot as the number one social networking site, its rebranding as a music and video site makes this mobile app a must-have. Find new music and the people who love it easier than ever with the MySpace mobile app.
AIM has expanded to allow users to connect to all of their chat and IM accounts at once. You can check almost any of your other social networks and post to them all at once, or selectively with the AIM mobile app. It also allows for free SMS and photo uploads, along with instant location status changes and check ins.
9. Microsoft Outlook
A must-have business application! Hosted Exchange 2010 solutions and Microsoft Outlook Web App deliver a rich, web-based email experience that allows you to share calendars, access email, voicemail, instant messages and more! Without a doubt, one of the easiest solutions to use and most powerful multifunction business applications on the market today.
10. Fixlab (Video to Facebook)
Uploading video direct to your mobile phone is the basic application here, and it has never been easier. With video to Facebook, you can record and upload a video, and even post it to your wall and set its privacy settings easily from your mobile phone.
Try these out and be more social than ever- on the go!