Don't-Miss Social networking software Stories
Cards is clunky to use, and its options are limited. It doesn't even feel like Apple made the app.
This intuitive app gets the job of mass-messaging done without any fuss.
Inspiration for your blog can strike anywhere. These apps let you compose blog entries from the comfort of your mobile device.
There's a half-decent idea behind Tweet Hunt, which combines Twitter with an old-fashioned shooting gallery game. But both versions suffer from execution errors.
The Google+ for iPhone app, like the social network it connects to, shows plenty of promise. But it feels a bit like an iOS app impostor.
This blogging app is most useful when you need to post something without a computer handy, and want to take advantage of mobile features. If you have a full browser, though, the app is no replacement.
This universal app essentially provides a customized, skinned view of Facebook's touch-based mobile site -- ideal for iPad users who don't have a native Facebook app to call their own. Unfortunately, the result is merely OK.
Neither of these apps for letting your family and friends know your location is flashy, but they get the job done reasonably well.
This app lets you manage contacts, calls, e-mails, texts and social networks from a single place. When SocialPhone works, it works well, but it's also vulnerable to crashes.
With little fuss, you can shave dollars off your phone bill by turning to this free messaging app for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.
This app finds a comfortable middle ground between pure Voice over IP services and pure cellular calling services, offering unlimited calling and text messaging to U.S. and Canadian numbers, as well as voicemail and a variety of call features.
This iPad app, which lets you view your Tumblr dashboard, provides a very easy way to interact with the blogging platform, provided you're willing to accept some interface compromises.
Despite a few minor annoyances, the mobile app for the Posterous blogging service is a quick and effective publishing tool.
This location-based social networking app -- which rewards you for check-ins and lets you know what your friends are up to -- is better than Foursquare in some ways. But it needs more users if the experience is truly going to measure up.
There's a clever idea behind this app -- upload your photos to Twitter and Facebook at the same time. Unfortunately, in our tests, PicBounce was unable to deliver.