This Week's Must-Have iOS Apps: Wunderlist, Scanner Mini, Static & More [Roundup] | Cult of Mac

This Week’s Must-Have iOS Apps: Wunderlist, Scanner Mini, Static & More [Roundup]


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The latest version of Wunderlist for iPhone kicks off this week’s must-have apps roundup, with a brand new look and a whole host of new features. It’s accompanied by an awesome new app from Readdle, a great way to monitor your social statistics, and a brand new app from Facebook.

Wunderlist — iPhone (Free)

Wunderlist is arguably the best task management app available for Mac and iOS that won’t cost you a penny. It’s been around a while, but this week it was overhauled with a new look and lots of new features. Here’s what you can look forward to with Wunderlist version 2.0:

• Faster and improved stability
• Reminders, Recurring and Subtasks
• Advanced sharing of lists via Facebook, email or phone contacts
• Notifications via Push, Email and In-App
• Smart Lists
• New supercharged Cloud Sync
• New Background collection
• Brand new beautifully simple design
• Optimized for iOS 6 and iPhone 5

Wunderlist is also available on your iPad — though that’s yet to be updated to version 2.0 — and on your Mac.

Scanner Mini — Universal (Free)

Scanner Mini is yet another terrific app from Readdle that turns your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch into a pocket scanner. You can digitize documents, receipts, books, bills, and more using just your iOS device. It uses Readdle’s unique technology to detect borders, remove shadows, and correct perspectives. It offers passcode protection, backs up to iCloud, and it’s super quick. Best of all, it’s completely free.

Static — iPhone ($0.99)

If you’re a social nut, you need Static to help you keep track of all your networks in one place. You can add accounts for Twitter, Instagram, Google Analytics, Dribble, and Github, then monitor statistics like followers, traffic, and more. It’s good-looking, it’s simple, and it’s just $0.99.

Facebook Poke — iPhone (Free)

Facebook is building up quite a hefty library of iOS apps. Its latest is called Facebook Poke, and it lets you “poke your friends to share fun moments or just say hello.” You can send messages, photos, and videos, then choose how long they can see it. You can also see pokes you’ve received from friends.

Poke is a silly app, but if you’re a Facebook fanatic, I’m sure you’ll have a lot of fun with it.

What’s Your Favorite?

So that concludes our list of this week’s must-have iOS apps. If you’ve picked up something that you think we should have included, be sure to let us know about it in the comments.


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