Best free Apple iPod Touch apps 2011

T3's pick of the best free Apple iPod Touch apps to download in 2011 or keep an eye on if the iPod Touch 5 turns up in the near future...

Just bought an Apple iPod Touch? Maybe you're eyeing up the iPod Touch 5 rumoured to be landing later this year. However the Apple PMP has landed on your radar, you are probably going to be thinking a little bit about the must-have iPod Touch apps.

If you can't stretch to splashing out in the Paid section of the App Store, T3 has plucked the app freebies that will help you make the most of your HD video, multi-tasking and camera-loving iPod Touch.

Read on to begin your iPod Touch app life for the pricely sum of nothing.

 

1/ BBC News

Feature: Wi-Fi

Stay on top of current affairs and everything else that is going on in the world with live updates available when you've got your Wi-Fi switched on.

Price: Free

Link: Download the BBC News app

 

2/ Bwin Poker

Feature: Wi-Fi

Raise some cash to spend in the App Store with the Bwin poker app that lets you select your limit amount, table and blind size to be dunked into a real life game of Texas Hold'em poker.

Price: Free

Link: Download the Bwin Poker app

 

3/ Concert Vault

Feature: Multi-tasking

Gain access to live recordings that you might never have listened to. With over 1,900 live concerts as well as 100 interviews spanning over 1,100 artists, you'll be able to listen to it while you check your emails.

Price: Free

Link: Download the Concert Vault app

 

4/ Dropbox

Feature: Wi-Fi

Dropbox allows you to take your most important files or your multimedia collection with you anywhere you go by offering storage on super-secure remote servers, while freeing up space on your iPod Touch to have more apps and more music.

Price: Free

Link: Download the Dropbox app

 

5/ Facebook

Feature: Multi-tasking

If you haven't defected to Google+, the official Facebook app will let you challenge friends to games, send them quizzes, and well, stay in touch.

Price: Free

Link: Download the Facebook app

 

6/ Google Translate

Feature: Microphone

No longer will you need to charm your way through a trip across Europe with a just handful of phrases, Google Translate will convert foreign words and phrases into over 50 different languages.

Price: Free

Link: Download the Google Translate app

 

7/ How Stuff Works

Feature: Multitasking

Ever wondered what gives the beach that unique ocean smell? Interested in understanding how exactly a jumbo jet stays in the air? How Stuff Works gives you access to podcasts, videos and thousands of articles to fill you head with nuggets of interesting information.

Price: Free

Link: Download the How Stuff Works app

 

8/ IMDb Movies & TV

Feature: Retina Display

Keep up to date with the latest releases or browse what last night's late night film scored with the public. This app is essential for movie lovers everywhere.

Price: Free

Link: Download the IMDb Movies & TV app

 

9/ Instagram

Feature: Cameras

Start making good use of the iPod Touch snapper with the app that offers a wide selection of photo enhancement tools completely free of charge. It also doubles up as a social networking site allowing you and your friends to follow each others lives by viewing their pics.

Price: Free

Link: Download the Instagram app

 

10/ Moonpig

Feature: Cameras

A card for every occasion with your own unique spin, the Moonpig app lets you select from a wide range of cards which you can upload photos from your Touch and show that you haven't just raided your nearest Clinton Cards.

Price: Free

Link: Download the Moonpig app

 

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