We don’t know what kind of iPhone app you’re looking for, but we’re hoping you’ll find it here. We’ve got more than a hundred of our favorite apps spanning a bunch of different categories, all of which you can find in the Key. Click on any category or subcategory to jump right to it, and click on the name of any app to link directly to the iPhone App Store.
Below are our app picks for Entertainment, Work and Organizing, Security and Utility, What’s Around Town, Social and Chat, Fitness and Health, Travel and Maps, and The Dark Arts. We’ll add new categories in the coming weeks and months. We hope you enjoy and please give us app suggestions or feedback in the comments.
Update on 1-17-2015 by AJ Dellinger: 15 new apps have been added, including new dating, beer and drink, work management, camera apps, and more.
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- Work and Organizing
- Security and Utilities
- What’s Around Town
- Social and Chat
- Fitness and Health
- Travel and Maps
- Photos and Creativity
- The Dark Arts
New App Additions
Our list is being updated all the time with the newest and best apps we come across. Here are the latest additions to our collection of favorite iPhone apps.
HowAboutWe has a quirky way of jumpstarting your date. Instead of just matching up potential partners based on interests, it lets users posts ideas for a first date and connects people with the same idea of a good time.
If you would prefer to do your dating with people your friends can vouch for, check out Hinge. It hooks you up with the best matches in your extended network, connecting you with friends of friends for more familiar dates.
For getting things done and keeping a whole bunch of people organized, Trello is a great option. Drag and drop boards that can manage attachments makes it easy to keep everything together and keep your projects progressing.
If you need to communicate with your co-workers, Slack is a great option for inter-office conversation. It keeps all of your messages, files, and services in one place and will keep you in sync across multiple platforms.
Asana is a growing task management system that is popular among the workplace. It’s a great system for working together with others to get tasks done for projects, or just keeping track of your own to-do list.
The iPhone’s camera is great, but you’re often limited from using its full potential. Manual unlocks those capabilities and puts you in control of the lens exposure, shutter, focus, balance, and more.
Vine is the network of six second videos that just keeps growing. Check out the trending Vines, which are sure to keep you entertained, or add your own to the mix to share with your followers and other potential viewers.
GIFs are always fun. It adds something more entertaining than a still image and it’s easier than a video. Camoji allows you to turn your favorite moments into sendable, shareable GIFs with a few clicks of the camera.
If you’ve filled up your photo stream, it can be hard to figure out what to keep and what to trash. Flic will help you out. It Tinder-izes your photos, allowing you to swipe right to keep or left to trash, and cut down on excessive images.
You’re a few glasses deep into a great bottle of wine and you want to remember what it is, but there’s no way you’ll wake up with anything but a headache. Drync will do the tracking for you and help you discover new favorites.
Untappd is the social network for the social drinker. Check in to your favorite drinks to keep track of what you’ve tried and show off to your friends. You’ll gain followers, suggestions, and awards along the way.
Not sure what to drink? Next Glass will give you an answer tailored to your taste. It’s the Netflix of booze, tasking you with rating favorites and using its algorithm to produce expected scores for thousands of beers and wines.
SoundCloud is the audio player that has become a favorite of musicians and talk shows and podcasts alike. The iOS app gives access to favorites, playlists, trending audio, and lets you follow and listen with friends.
Apple’s own Podcasts app still leaves a lot to be desired. Luckily there are plenty of options out there to pick up the slack, like Overcast. The powerful podcast player gives you access to your content to listen anywhere, online and off.
The best mobile games are simple and addictive. 2048 checks both of those boxes. All you have to do is slide tiles together to create matches and add to your score. The tough part is stopping.