Today's smartphones have led to the development of hundreds of thousands of mobile apps. Apple's iPhone, RIM's BlackBerry and phones based on Google's Android all have access to extensive libraries of apps that you can download and install for our increasingly mobile world. When you're always on the go, having the right smartphone app makes it easy to transition from business to pleasure and back again without skipping a beat so you can get the most out of every minute. Here we pick 17 of the be
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Your smartphone has a microphone, after all -- shouldn't you be able to use it without typing? With the Google Mobile App (free for all three platforms), you can just speak your search term to instigate a search. It's also location-aware, so when you're searching for nearby bars, it already knows where you are. You can also search email, contacts or any of Google's specific searches (news, shopping, etc.).
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