DSP Bert Jay digs his smart phone, is a self-proclaimed techie nerd, part-time amateur photographer (mostly of his kids and funky spots around NYC), running enthusiast and music fanatic. He’s shared his top 5 smart phone apps that fit for him. Enjoy!
Nike+ GPS ($1.99)
This is the app that finally made me a runner. Prior to this, I wouldn’t be caught running unless I had a basketball or stolen property in my hand (kidding). I hated running, especially on a treadmill. Once I started tracking my runs, in terms of distance, pace and mapping – it became addictive. Throw in moving to New York City and now I am Steve Prefontaine. This app has a lot to do with my newfound abilities. Try it yourself and you will see.
I fancy myself a photographer, but rarely pull out the big camera with the various lenses, f-stop settings and shutter speeds to determine. You know what they say…”the best camera is the one you have with you.” Well that is true and with the incredible camera capabilities in smart phones, having good photo apps are a must. I love Hipstamatic. Some love Instagram (especially Mark Zuckerberg), but Hipstamatic is easy, cheap and effective. It’s up to you to find the cool pictures to take. The app does the rest and makes your photos look like they came from 1956, 1974, or the future. Cool stuff.
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