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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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1
327 101
YouTube is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

2
246 92
Netflix is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

3
267 109
Google Maps is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

4
227 115
Instagram is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

5
224 144
Facebook is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

6
151 106
Spotify is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

7
162 121
Gmail is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

8
153 143
Pandora Radio is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

9
121 108
Google Earth is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

10
75 54
Snapchat is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
GarrettWalker added Snapchat

11
135 130
Twitter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

12
99 91
Waze is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
carlybobarly added Waze

13
125 128
IMDB is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

14
90 90
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
116 132
The Weather Channel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

16
82 102
WhatsApp is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
WhatsApp

17
74 91
Uber is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
Island Hopper Dan added Uber

18
78 107
Kindle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

19
85 120
Words With Friends is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

20
85 122
Yelp is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

21
16 8
Amazon.com is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
HarisonGross added Amazon.com

The Best Luxury Cruise Lines

22
76 108
Temple Run is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

23
77 110
Fruit Ninja is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

24
80 116
iBooks is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

25
78 113
Dropbox is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

26
67 102
Soundhound is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
Soundhound

27
56 83
Candy Crush is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
mattfish85 added Candy Crush

28
71 114
Google Mobile is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

The Best Apps for Parents

29
10 7
Google Translate is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

30
12 11
Reddit is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
HarisonGross added Reddit

31
53 96
Fandango is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

32
48 90
Groupon is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

33
61 116
Evernote is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

34
44 84
Plants vs. Zombies is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

35
40 77
GasBuddy is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

The Worst Things You Can Make Jokes About

36
41 81
TripAdvisor LLC is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

37
45 90
Flixster.com is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

38
47 95
ESPN Sportcenter is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

39
39 80
iTranslate is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
clash1977 added iTranslate

40
5 12
Angry Birds is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
HarisonGross added Angry Birds

41
3 8
Clash royale is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
Clash royale

42
2 6
LastPass is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

The Best Running Apps for iPhone

43
44 93
Cut the Rope is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
Cut the Rope

44
1 6
Sleepio is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
Sleepio

45
39 91
Star Walk is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked
carlybobarly added Star Walk

46
46 108
Flipboard, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

47
34 82
Adobe Photoshop Express is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

48
38 98
CNN Video is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

49
33 88
NYTimes is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked

50
33 90
Urbanspoon is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best iPhone Apps, Ranked