Smart Phones for Smart Reporters Mobile Tools to Know and Download*Photo ToolsPhotoshop Express: Crop images, apply filters, lighten/darken. Upload to Twitpic, Flickror Photoshop online. iPhone, AndroidFlickr: Photo uploading, geolocation (for mapping images), photo publication online.iPhone, Android, Blackberry, WAP, upload by email.Video ToolsQik: Live streaming, record and upload to many sites. Apple, Symbian, Droid, BB, Palm &some dumb phones. $UStream: Live streaming and sharing with many sites. iPhone, Droid, Nokia.Animoto: Photo/video slideshow builder. iPhone. $ optionAudio & Notetaking ToolsEvernote: Record audio and/or typed in notes that sync together, allow for easypublishing. $ option. Most devices.Cinch: Audio recording and sharing, ideal for podcasting and reposting. iPhone, Android,call-in option for other phones.Ultimate Voice Recorder: Audio recorder for Symbian.HT Professional Recorder: Audio recorder that picks up sound even at a distance, canskip silence. $. iPhone.Reporting & PublishingScribbleLive: Real-time chat/blogging, includes photos, videos & audio. iPhone, BB, SMS. $Cover it Live: Real-time chat/blogging, includes photos, videos & audio. iPhone and mobileweb option.Tumblr: Quick blog posts in a short-form, shareable format. App for most devices (seehttp://www.tumblr.com/docs/en/apps) or post by voice/email.
Wordpress: Blog tool with professional capabilities. Apps for most devices, or post byemail.Social MediaiPhone: Tweetie ($), Twittelator ($ option)Blackberry: Tweetcaster ($ option), UbertwitterDroid: Tweetcaster ($ option), TwitDroid ($option)Symbian: GravityHootsuite or Seesmic: Multiple account support. iPhone, Droid, BB.Facebook: Most smartphones, mobile web, update by SMS/email.Long-Distance CommunicationSkype Mobile: Droid, iPhone, Symbian, Verizon phones.Google Voice: iPhone, mobile web.**Listed apps are free unless otherwise noted.iPhone: Apple phonesBB: BlackberryDroid: Android phonesMobile web: All phones with internet capability