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Smartphones The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked  

Dot Commander
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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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452 129
YouTube is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

2
365 118
Netflix is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

3
335 148
Instagram is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

4
343 172
Google Maps is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

5
194 78
Snapchat is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
GarrettWalker added

6
229 153
Spotify is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

7
285 211
Facebook is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

8
219 179
Gmail is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

9
84 30
Amazon.com is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
HarisonGross added

10
199 191
Pandora Radio is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

11
137 121
Pinterest is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
lacy-fry-heim added

12
176 182
Twitter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

13
149 161
Google Earth is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

14
150 175
The Weather Channel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

15
124 144
Waze is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
carlybobarly added Waze

16
109 132
Uber is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
Island Hopper Dan added

17
143 190
IMDB is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

18
44 34
Google Translate is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

19
106 150
Temple Run is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

20
105 155
Fruit Ninja is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

21
100 156
WhatsApp is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
WhatsApp

22
94 150
Dropbox is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

23
99 161
Yelp is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

24
91 149
Kindle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

25
97 161
Words With Friends is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked