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Four apps I want on my iPhone

Like many folks, I have a ton of apps on my iPhone. I’ve written about my favorite ones in the past. There are so many good ones.

This morning I thought I would take a different approach and jot down four apps I want on my iPhone someday:

1 – A lightweight to do app that syncs (fast) with a web service.

There is an app i use to keep track of notes called Simplenote. Simplenote does exactly what it’s supposed to do without any extra bells or whistles. And it syncs really fast with their web version. I need the same thing for to dos. All the To Do apps I’ve tried on the iphone are either too slow, include too many features or sync poorly if at all to a web version. The best i’ve found to date is an app called ToDo – but it has too many features and the sync takes too long.

2 – Native gmail. Gmail in a browser (w/gears) is the only way to go. I love keyboard shortcuts, send/archive and conversation/threading. But those don’t exist when you use the iPhone mail client with gmail. Is it possible to create a native gmail app for iPhone?

3 – Batch photo uploader to Flickr. Maybe it’s just me but I can’t seem to upload multiple photos at once with the latest Flickr iPhone app. The app either times out or crashes. I want a simple app where I select multiple photos, press one button and copy them to Flickr.

4 – Disqus. I love the Disqus commenting service. Disqus powers the comments on my blog. It’s solid, handles spam well, has the best UI for comments and it allows me to reply to comments via email. But my inbox, like yours, is a mess. And sometimes I just want to read/reply to comments without dealing with my inbox. A disqus iPhone app would be a great way to get caught up with comments (on my blog and other blogs) and could provide an easy way to like, delete, tweet, mark as spam or respond.

Okay, I know I said four apps but here’s a bonus one :)

5. GDGT. gdgt is my social network for all things gadgets. I’d love to see a GDGT iPhone app in the near future.

That’s it for now.