The New Essential Apps June 2012

The New Essential Apps June 2012

It’s the start of a new month, and that means it’s time to do a little housekeeping on our list of best apps for iPhone, iPad and Android. We’ve updated all of our essential apps lists to include a few forgotten favourites, some long-awaited arrivals, and even more amazing apps. Check them out!

The Best iPhone Apps June 2012

The New Essential Apps June 2012

Chrome: At long last, Google has finally launched Chrome for iOS. The browser includes many of the same features you enjoy on the desktop, such as password sync, tab sharing and incognito mode. Free. [clear]

The New Essential Apps June 2012

Cloth: You like that dress, but does it work for a rainy day? Cloth will help you figure it out, saving and categorising your outfits and automatically tagging them with the current weather. Free. [clear]

The New Essential Apps June 2012

App in the Air: Although the airport is a bleak place, this makes it better by giving you vital info, like where to get the best food, or how to go about getting a Wi-Fi connection. You’ll can also track your flight, monitor your airline miles, and keep tabs on anything else you need when you’re travelling. Free. [clear]

Loopcam: GIFs are fun, but they’re meant to be shared. This app lets you animate them, then spread them all over your social networks. Free. [clear]

Visit our updated list of the Best iPhone Apps right here.

The Best Android Apps June 2012

Flipboard: After a long wait, Flipboard has made its way to Android. The new version pulls together all Twitter feeds and helps you keep up with publications you follow. There’s also support here for Google+ (if you care) and YouTube. Free. [clear]

Nike+ Running: Here’s an app to match the Nikes you’re sporting. Nike+ Running maps out your runs, tracks your progress and motivates you to move those feet faster. Free. [clear]

Kicksend: It’s easy use your phone to share just one photo or video to a friend, but what about an entire set? Kicksend lets you send large batches of photos and videos to your friends in one fell swoop. Free. [clear]

Songkick Concerts: You’ll never miss a favourite band coming to town with this app. It scans your music library and your accounts on Spotify and other places to find out what you like. Then it tells you when musicians you like have gigs in your city. Free. [clear]

Visit our updated list of the Best Android Apps right here.

The Best iPad Apps June 2012

National Parks by National Geographic: Doesn’t matter if it’s Glacier, Yellowstone, Zion or Yosemite, National Parks are awesome. This app, which just launched for the iPad, is an interactive guide to these wonderful places in the US. It can help you plan a trip or just give you a glimpse of a world unknown to you. Free. [clear]

Condition One: Have you ever wondered what’s happening outside of the shot in a video? This is a really wonderful gyroscopic app that lets you explore the clip and look at footage from different perspectives. With simple swipes and taps, you can watch full-motion video at 180 degrees, panning and zooming as you please. Free. [clear]

The New Essential Apps June 2012

Vjay: MTV’s Making the Video might be off-air, but you can still make your own music videos with this app. Use your own footage or pre-loaded footage, buy new clips from iTunes, and stream them to your Apple TV or home theatre. $10.49. [clear]

Packing Pro: We’ve all been there — you go on holidays, you open your suitcase and realise you forgot to pack your underwear. This app will make sure you never do that, letting you make simple packing lists for all your excursions. $2.99. [clear]

Google Drive: If you’re using Google’s cloud storage system, you’ll definitely want to access your stuff from your iPad. You can now, thanks to the new iOS app released at I/O. Free. [clear]

Visit our updated list of the Best iPad Apps right here.