148Apps is proud to announce the 2010 New User Guides, written for new users of the iOS devices that we use and love every day. The iPhone 4, the iPad, and the iPod touch each have their own slick new guide for those who may be considering getting one, who may have gotten one for the winter holidays, or who have a device and wonder just what apps to get.

These guides are chock full of information, from model and device specifications to tips, tricks, and links to manuals, videos and web-based guides. They include just tons of recommendations for apps, games, educational apps, you name it – we’ve written about it. Quick descriptions and pictures of each app and game are followed by links to make it easy to go grab the app you’re reading about. In addition, the guides include two special sections from network sites ThePortableGamer and GiggleApps, to help you figure out which games or educational apps to get for your device.


The iPad New User Guide contains some great beginner info on the device. Good to know for the new user or the seasoned iOS expert. We also pick our favorite iPad apps, games, and educational apps, great for your new device.

[ Download the iPad New User Guide ]


Get a new iPod touch under the tree? This device is a great starter iOS device and a great way to get access to iOS apps without the commitment to AT&T. In this guide we highlight the features of the app and some uses you might not have thought about. Plus we’ll also introduce you to our favorite app, games, and educational titles for the iPod touch.

[ Download the iPod Touch New User Guide ]


The iPhone is the ultimate in portable, connected iOS goodness. In this guide we’ll talk a little about the device and some tips that you may not have known about. We’ll also highlight our favorite apps, games, and educational titles to help you get the most out of your new portable powerhouse.

[ Download the iPhone New User Guide ]