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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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325 98
YouTube is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

2
245 90
Netflix is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

3
264 107
Google Maps is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

4
226 112
Instagram is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

5
222 141
Facebook is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

6
148 104
Spotify is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

7
161 118
Gmail is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

8
153 141
Pandora Radio is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

9
75 50
Snapchat is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
GarrettWalker added Snapchat

10
119 105
Google Earth is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

11
134 127
Twitter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

12
97 90
Waze is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
carlybobarly added Waze

13
124 126
IMDB is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

14
87 88
Pinterest is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
lacy-fry-heim added Pinterest

The Best Apps for Messing With Someone's Life

15
115 130
The Weather Channel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

16
80 99
WhatsApp is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
WhatsApp

17
71 90
Uber is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
Island Hopper Dan added Uber

18
78 104
Kindle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

19
84 117
Words With Friends is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

20
77 107
Fruit Ninja is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

21
76 106
Temple Run is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

The Best Suspense Movies on Netflix

22
80 113
iBooks is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

23
84 120
Yelp is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

24
78 111
Dropbox is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

25
14 5
Amazon.com is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
HarisonGross added Amazon.com

26
56 80
Candy Crush is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
mattfish85 added Candy Crush

27
71 111
Google Mobile is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

28
65 101
Soundhound is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
Soundhound

The Best Apps for Parents

29
12 8
Reddit is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
HarisonGross added Reddit

30
9 4
Google Translate is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

31
53 94
Fandango is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

32
44 81
Plants vs. Zombies is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

33
61 114
Evernote is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

34
6 8
soundcloud.com is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
julian-matthias added soundcloud.com

35
47 89
Groupon is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

23 Toys That Prove Your Parents Didn't Love You

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39 76
GasBuddy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

37
39 76
iTranslate is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
clash1977 added iTranslate

38
47 92
ESPN Sportcenter is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

39
5 9
Angry Birds is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
HarisonGross added Angry Birds

40
40 80
TripAdvisor LLC is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

41
3 6
Clash royale is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
Clash royale

42
2 4
LastPass is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

The Best Running Apps for iPhone

43
44 89
Flixster.com is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

44
44 91
Cut the Rope is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
Cut the Rope

45
1 4
Sleepio is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
Sleepio

46
1 5
Flashscore.com is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
julian-matthias added Flashscore.com

47
46 107
Flipboard, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

48
34 81
Adobe Photoshop Express is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

49
38 90
Star Walk is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
carlybobarly added Star Walk

50
38 95
CNN Video is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked