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What are the best iPhone apps? The best apps for iPhone include programs that help us be more efficient, but some are just there to entertain. Some of the best Apple apps also inform us, whether it's helping us keep up with the latest news or the most recent and reliable weather information. Which iPhone apps are truly the greatest of all? You decide, with your votes. This list isn't complete, by the way, so feel free to add your own personal favorite iPhone apps and let everyone vote them up or down.

The greatest iPhone mobile apps are designed to help smartphone users in some way. Some apps might suggest great places to eat, allowing other users to contribute their opinions. Need to find a great restaurant nearby? There's an app for that, or literally hundreds. Need proof? Check out this list of the best restaurant apps for more info. And if you're into hitting up the best bars or even mixing your own fancy cocktails, take a look at this list of the best bar apps around. Many of them are iPhone-friendly, allowing you to become a master mixologist in seconds.

Other excellent iPhone apps let users connect with friends and loved ones via social networking. Facebook and Twitter come to mind. Still others allow everyone to learn where you are and what you're doing, as you become the Mayor of Whatever via Foursquare.

Gaming iPhone apps are always popular. Over the years, apps like Angry Birds and Temple Run have gained millions of followers. Some of the game apps listed here are even free!

Whether it's YouTube, Pandora, iBooks or Gmail, this list is all about the best of the best, so be sure to vote and even rerank to make your own list of the greatest iPhone apps ever.
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291 92
YouTube is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

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244 94
Google Maps is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

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222 82
Netflix is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

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201 104
Instagram is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

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211 118
Facebook is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

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131 94
Spotify is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

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144 109
Gmail is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

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147 128
Pandora Radio is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

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106 96
Google Earth is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

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87 76
Waze is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
carlybobarly added Waze

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120 118
Twitter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

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115 113
IMDB is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

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56 41
Snapchat is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
GarrettWalker added Snapchat

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106 118
The Weather Channel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

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70 78
Pinterest is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
lacy-fry-heim added Pinterest

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66 74
Uber is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
Island Hopper Dan added Uber

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71 86
WhatsApp is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
WhatsApp

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72 93
Kindle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

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81 109
Yelp is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

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77 103
iBooks is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

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73 99
Dropbox is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

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78 109
Words With Friends is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

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71 98
Fruit Ninja is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

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70 99
Google Mobile is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

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60 91
Soundhound is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
Soundhound

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49 73
Candy Crush is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
mattfish85 added Candy Crush

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64 100
Temple Run is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

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4 0
Amazon.com is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
HarisonGross added Amazon.com

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61 104
Evernote is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

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4 1
Reddit is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
HarisonGross added Reddit

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49 88
Fandango is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

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2 1
Angry Birds is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
HarisonGross added Angry Birds

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43 80
Groupon is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

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1 0
soundcloud.com is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
julian-matthias added soundcloud.com

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1 0
Flashscore.com is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
julian-matthias added Flashscore.com

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39 75
Plants vs. Zombies is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

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1 2
tumblr.com is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
HarisonGross added tumblr.com

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36 71
iTranslate is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
clash1977 added iTranslate

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38 75
TripAdvisor LLC is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

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42 83
Flixster.com is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

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44 87
ESPN Sportcenter is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

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35 73
GasBuddy is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

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41 86
Cut the Rope is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
Cut the Rope

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45 101
Flipboard, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

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32 76
Adobe Photoshop Express is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

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36 86
Star Walk is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
carlybobarly added Star Walk

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37 89
CNN Video is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

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32 84
Urbanspoon is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

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7 27
Notability is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
Alexis Hayes added Notability

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29 80
NYTimes is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked