If you depend on having reliable remote access capabilities no matter where you are without lugging around a notebook computer, then LogMeIn's app for one-click control over Macs and PCs is a must-have.
For music lovers who also use the Twitter microblogging service, TweetTheBeat provides an interesting way to discover new music (and promote your own) with your iPhone or iPod touch.
This app -- which uses the iPhone's camera to scan barcodes in order to bring up a description of the products as well as what it's selling for at various online sources -- is truly a breakthrough development for the iPhone.
This collection of 21 utilities isn't slick, but that doesn't detract from its usefulness. Bundling nearly two dozen apps into one package means you'll get good value out of AppBox Pro, even if you wind up using just a few of its utilities.
Articles by Brian Beam