The Best iPhone Apps

The Best iPhone Apps


There’s an ocean of apps out there. Whether you just got your iPhone and are feeling adrift or you’re a salty old dog seeing what you might’ve missed, here are the absolutely essential apps.

UPDATED DECEMBER 1, 2012.


Social


Twittergood

Facebook

Google+


Fring


Meebo


Instagram


GroupMe


Facebook Messenger


Black SMS


Go


Highlight

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Facebook Camera


Flock

Entertainment

Loopcam


Spotify


MiniMash


Remote


Shazam


SoundHound


Flixsteron


StreamToMe


Kindle


Hipstamaticnot


BrushesNew Yorker


Luminance


NPR Newsand


Rdio


TuneIn Radio


Camera+


Filmic Pro


Vimeo


Super 8


Photosynth


Flare


Capture


AirCassette for iPhone

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Cinemagram

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VFX

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Jittergram

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Squrl


BeamrFree.

Games


Mega Mall Story


Angry Birds


The Incident


Cut the RopeAngry Birds


Real Racing


Archetype


Doodle Jump


Words With Friends


Tiny Wings


Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP


Tiny Tower


Shadowgun


Jetpack Joyride


Contre Jour


Minecraft: Pocket Edition

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Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective

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Draw Something

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Angry Birds SpaceAngry BirdsAngry Birds


PyroTouch

Productivity

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Chrome


GoodPlayer


Instapapercrap


Reeder


Simplenote


Evernote


Dropbox


BoxCar


Kayakmore


PasteBot


2Do


WolframAlpha


Google Translate


PhotoSync


Wi-Fi Photo Transfer


Tumblr 2.0


iWorkPagesNumbersKeynote


Astrid To-Do for iPhone


Launch Center


Commit


Agenda Calendar


Todo.txt Touch


Measured

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Buzz Contacts

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Clear

Sparrow

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Clueful

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iTranslate Voice


Checkmark


Chameleon Clock


ExpediaFree.


RoadTrippersFree.

Lifestyle

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App in the Air

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Cloth


Photo Academy App


Google Earth


Google Mobile


Yelp


Wikipanion


Nike+ GPS


AppShopper


Amazon Mobile


Layar


Weatherbug


How To Cook Everythingsomething


Epicurious


Adobe Photoshop Express


Mixologist


Word Lens


GIF Shop


Hound


Is it Ready Yet?


LightBomber


GymPact


Mattebox


Expedition White Shark

The New Essential Apps February 2012

Fitness Buddy

The New Essential Apps March 2012

Fitocracy

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Frameographer

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Pick

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The Weather Channel


Solar