Enterprise Mobility: Top 12 Apps for the Palm Pre Smartphone
Top 12 Apps for the Palm Pre Smartphone
by Nicholas Kolakowski
This application allows Pre users to receive real-time flight status notifications on their device, have their flights added directly to the Pres calendar, and view maps of flights that are currently en route.
Mobile by Citysearch
Find neighborhood business listings and reviews with this application, which utilizes GPS and keyword search. Users can also write and submit reviews, and share business details text, e-mail and Twitter.
This application lets users search for local information, events and news, and then provides maps in order to navigate from Point A to B.
The social-networking site goes mobile with this Pre application, which provides access to your contacts information, allows you to search through profiles, and accept invitations while on the move.
This application provides detailed stock information and prices in one place.
View both local and international weather conditions and forecasts, receive severe weather alerts, and see radar/satellite info.
In addition to breaking news alerts, the AP News application also provides continuously updated stories, photo galleries, and AP News video.
One of the first in what will inevitably be many games for the Pre, Connect 4 is a classic row-making game that can be played via the touch-screen. Players can also compete online against each other.
Creates personalized streaming radio stations, based off particular songs, artists or musical styles; users can also purchase particular songs from the Amazon MP3 store.
Another social-connectivity tool that lets users look up places to stay, eat or meet people, as well as broadcast their location to people within their social network.
This application offers showtimes and details on movies and DVDs, as well as the ability to watch movie trailers, read reviews and buy tickets.
A similar application to Flixster, Fandango allows users to browse movie and theater listings, watch trailers, and use GPS to find the closest theater.