Best Apple iPhone 4S apps
With Apple iPhone 4S firmly in pocket, we've scrawled through the App Store to help you kick start your new iPhone life with the best paid and free iPhone 4S apps to download now
You've read T3's iPhone 4S review, surveyed our collection of the best iPhone 4S cases, downloaded iOS 5, so what's next? Well you are probably going to need some apps. You can of course check out the top rated iPhone apps on the T3 App Chart, but if you are looking for the App Store entries that make the most of the new iPhone 4S features, here's our pick of 5 iPhone 4S apps to get you started...
Real Racing 2
iPhone 4S feature: A5 processor
Packing a faster dual-core A5 processor, the iPhone 4S is ripe for gaming with this slick racer the perfect game to reap the benefits of the extra power. Additionally, Real Racing 2 now supports AirPlay so you can play in split screen on your HD TV. You will need Apple TV for that though…
Buy this app: Download the Real Racing 2 app now
Find My Friends
iPhone 4S feature: iOS 5
This one is quite self explanatory really. Send requests to your friends to find their location and using the iPhone 4S’s GPS, you’ll be able to see on a map exactly where they are. Rather nicely, it also works with the iPad and the iPod Touch, which makes meeting up for a pint easier than ever.
Buy this app: Download the Find My Friends app now
iPhone 4S feature: 8-Megapixel camera
Now that the sensor has gone up to a monster 8-megapixels and now lets in 73% more light per pixel, a host of camera iPhone apps are set to get a new leash of life including this T3 favourite. With plenty of custom filters to play around with, your snaps will look richer and more impressive than they ever did on the iPhone 4.
Buy this app: Download the Instagram app now
iPhone 4S feature: AirPlay support
There is a host of iPhone apps that now support AirPlay mirroring, so if you've already got Apple TV, you will be able to stream content from your iPhone 4S to your HDTV. How Stuff Works is a great example of showing what AirPlay is capable of with a streaming portal to an online archive of interesting blogs, podcasts and videos, organised under titles like Stuff You Missed in History Class, and Stuff to Blow Your Mind.
Buy this app: Download the HowStuffWorks app now
iPhone 4S feature: 1080p video recording
Once you’ve shot your footage in glorious full HD, iMovie is the ideal place to get creative before sharing it with the world. You can add soundtracks, sound effects, add still photos and trim the length of clips. Once you are done, you can choose to add it to the new Camera Roll feature to share via email, upload it to YouTube or even watch it back on TV via AirPlay.
Buy this app: Download the iMovie app now
iPhone 4S feature: iOS 5
It’s not heading to the UK just yet, but when it does, it may well spell the end of the likes of Moonpig And Clinton Cards. Using any images you can get your hands on, you’ll be able to incorporate them into a selection of pre-made greetings cards which you can send away from within the app. Pricing for sending your card in the US is $2.99 a piece. Shipping outside of the states will cost users $4.99.
Buy this app: Download the Cards app now
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