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Navigating the iOS App Store can be overwhelming at times. With well over a million apps, it has an impossibly large number of choices for you. Even the app categories — like Photo & Video, Productivity, Social Networking, and News — can be confusing. It’s hard to figure out where the app you want is located at all, let alone hunt for fun new apps. We’re here to help. We’ve tirelessly browsed through the App Store to bring you some great new iPhone apps to choose from, and a few classics we can’t get enough of lately. Below are our 10 favorite new picks.

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MyTape

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MyTape is a new social video app for iOS that lets you shoot awesome videos, follow people, and watch what’s happening around you. Once you open the app, tap the white button to record and tap again to share your video via Facebook, Twitter, Messenger, WhatsApp, and more. Just like Periscope and Meerkat, MyTape will notify your followers when you’re shooting a new video, this way they can post comments in real time. Read more here.

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Begroupd

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Begroupd is messaging app that makes it easier to organize plans with your friends and family members, and it’s backed by none other than Khloe Kardashian. In addition to all the basic messaging functions you’d expect from WhatsApp or Facebook Messenger, you can poll your friends, ask yes/no questions, and collect RSVPs to events. Begroupd aims to simplify the process of organizing events and making group decisions.

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Donde

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Shopping for clothes can be a huge pain, especially if you’re looking for something specific. The Donde Fashion app searches through items from 6,000 brands using visual filters for clothing type, color, length, pattern, and price. It’s a visual search tool that doesn’t use keywords, but rather images to help you find the look you want faster. You can buy items in the app, add them to your wish list, or ask a friend what they think about that little black dress.

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Feeday

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If you’re the type of person who constantly checks their Instagram throughout the day, then you might want to check out Feeday for iOS. Feeday is an iOS widget that gives you an overview of the latests posts without you having to open the app. You have the ability to view three, six, or nine tiles of posts, but if you want to opt for the latter two choices, you’ll need to pay $0.99 as an in-app purchase.

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SayWhat

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SayWhat for iOS explains what popular phrases like “killing it,” “bae,” and “chill” mean in 10-second videos posted by its community. You can also have fun searching for a term or browsing through the feed of uploaded definitions. It’s the perfect app for anyone who’s not up to date on slang or pop culture.

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Microsoft Translator

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Microsoft Translator is …. obviously a translator app from Microsoft. The app does just about everything you’d expect it to, translating voice or text in more than 50 different languages. It also comes with built-in support for the Apple Watch, so you don’t have to worry about taking out your phone all the time when you’re traveling.

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Straight Outta Meme Maker

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To celebrate the release of the new film Straight Outta Compton, Dr Dre. created a meme generator that allows you to fill in the “Straight Outta…” blank with the name of your hometown or whatever else you can think of. It makes some pretty hilarious memes, and you can share them with all your friends.

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Pixcall

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Pixcall is a photo messaging app that helps you meet with your friends, even if they’re a million miles away. Just create a timer and invite your friends to your Pixcall event. When the countdown ends, all of your cameras will take a picture at the exact same time. Once your photo shoot is over, you’ll be able to see the photos one by one or as a collage that you can share.

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Pacifica

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If you’re someone who struggles with stress, anxiety, and depression, you may want to check out Pacifica. The app provides tools to help you address your problems based on Cognitive Behavior Therapy, mindfulness, and relaxation. When your mind is racing, you can record your thoughts into the app, so you can learn how your thinking patterns contribute to your anxiety.

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Yahoo Livetext

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There are plenty of video chat apps in the App Store, but the folks at Yahoo recently released one with a pretty large twist. Have you ever wanted to video chat with a friend, but didn’t want to actually speak? Yahoo’s Livetext solves that problem. Whether you’re in a classroom, a library, or in a meeting, you’ll be able to have live video chats with just text and no sound. Read more here.

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Next page: Our top 10 best iPhone apps for July, 2015

Our top 10 best iPhone apps for July, 2015

Navigating the iOS App Store can be overwhelming at times. With well over a million apps, it has an impossibly large number of choices for you. Even the app categories — like Photo & Video, Productivity, Social Networking, and News — can be confusing. It’s hard to figure out where the app you want is located at all, let alone hunt for fun new apps. We’re here to help. We’ve tirelessly browsed through the App Store to bring you some great new iPhone apps to choose from, and a few classics we can’t get enough of lately. Below are our 10 favorite new picks.

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Musical.ly

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Musical.ly is a new iOS app that lets you create fun lip-sync videos. You can browse from millions of tracks to create lip sync videos to all of your favorite songs. The app provides plenty of cool video effects like fast motion, slow motion, time lapse, and more. You can even share the videos you make on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, and Vine.

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Showtime

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The Showtime app is a stand-alone streaming service that gives you access to original Showtime series, unlimited movies, documentaries, and boxing events. With the Showtime app, you can catch up on hit shows like Dexter, Weeds, Californication, and more. After the 30-day free trial, you will need to subscribe to Showtime for $10.99 a month.

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Tindog

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Tindog, for iOS and Android, is the first social app that aims to connect dog lovers with other dog owners nearby that share the same interests. Similar to Tinder, users can browse through recommended profiles and swipe left for “No” and right for “Yes”. If both users swipe right, then it’s a match and you can organize a place to meet up. Tindog is a great way to make sure your dog will never have to walk in the park alone again. Read more here.

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Tossup

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Sometimes it’s hard to coordinate meet-ups with a large group of friends — even with group messaging. Microsoft’s trying to solve the problem in a new way with an app for iOS and Android called Tossup. The app also has a fun polling system and built-in Yelp integration to make it easier to figure out what to do when you all get together. Read more here.

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Star Wars

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With San Diego Comic-Con right around the corner, it’s no surprise that Disney and Lucasfilm launched an official Star Wars app for iOS and Android devices. By downloading the app, Star Wars fans can take and share selfies in iconic costumes, get Star Wars themed weather forecasts, and play sound effects from their favorite characters. The app also provides Star Wars news and blogs from StarWars.com, movie trailers, and behind-the-scenes features.

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Free

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Are you tired of spending your nights at home by yourself? Free lets your friends know when you’re available to hang out, without sounding totally desperate. Launched earlier this month on iOS, Free users create statuses to show if they’re available to hang out. The app has three different modes including: Going Out, Flexible, or Busy. Whether you’re Going Out or Flexible, the app will send push notifications to friends who live in your current city, letting them know your availability. Read more here.

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Beet

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Beet is a new social video app for iOS that lets you film short videos and compiles them into an ongoing montage. Each video can be up to six seconds long, and you can add more clips as you record them. You can share your moments with friends and watch updates on your friend’s stories. You can choose to have your profile on private or public, and share videos with friends via email, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and more. While the app doesn’t offer any editing tools, you’ll be able to browse through your favorite moments.

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Qapital

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Qapital is a new mobile-banking app that’s dedicated to helping young professionals meet their financial goals. Qapital helps its customers by automatically saving small amounts of money on a regular basis, so they can buy the things they want. Users can create a fun savings plan that enables them to save up for a specific goal. Whether you’re looking to save up to buy a new car or put down a security deposit on a new apartment, Qapital makes it easy to build the bankroll you need.

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PicJoy

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Do you find it nearly impossible to find the photo you’re looking for in your iPhone’s endless camera roll? PicJoy is a new app that instantly organizes all of your photos, and it will help you to find them much faster. PicJoy uses a complex algorithm that lets you tag images on your iPhone and iCloud accounts, so you can find exactly what you’re looking for, whether it be a photo from Christmas, or one you took a week ago. To get set up with PicJoy, you will need to give PicJoy access to your camera roll. Once that’s done, you can search for images by date, season, weather, holidays, events, landmarks, and places. Read more here.

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BuzzFeed News

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BuzzFeed has launched an iOS news app called BuzzFeed News. The app makes it easy to catch up on major news stories from around the world. BuzzFeed News has all of the updates you need, whether you like reading about the world of business, technology, politics, or entertainment. You can set up alerts, share stories easily, and get some background and context for big stories. BuzzFeed News also highlights news stories from other major publications such as The New York Times, The Guardian, and a host of others.

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Next page: Our top 10 best iPhone apps for June, 2015

Our top 10 best iPhone apps for June, 2015

Navigating the iOS App Store can be overwhelming at times. With well over a million apps, it has an impossibly large number of choices for you. Even the app categories — like Photo & Video, Productivity, Social Networking, and News — can be confusing. It’s hard to figure out where the app you want is located at all, let alone hunt for fun new apps. We’re here to help. We’ve tirelessly browsed through the App Store to bring you some great new iPhone apps to choose from, and a few classics we can’t get enough of lately. Below are our 10 favorite new picks.

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Foursquare + Uber

Best iOS apps for June Foursquare + Uber

Foursquare users will soon be able to order a ride from Uber directly in the local discovery app. Foursquare is working with Button, a deep-linking startup, to integrate the service. When users tap to see more details on a restaurant, the Uber hailing button will appear. Users without the Uber app installed, will receive a discount on their first ride, with the promo code “FOURSQUARE.” Read more here.

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Google Photos

Best iOS apps for June Google Photos

Google officially announced its new photo-sharing service, Google Photos, at its I/O developer conference in San Francisco. With Google Photos, users can backup unlimited photos and videos to Google’s cloud for free. The app lets users sort their photos by day, or even scroll through the months, or years. The new app can create montage movies, interactive stories, collages, animations, and more. Google Photos will back up photos and videos automatically from your device, so you don’t have to worry about deleting photos to make space. Read more here.

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Vine

Best iOS apps for June Vine

Vine, the popular video sharing service, has updated its iOS app to include better search results. By heading on over to the Explore tab, users can now browse through Top or Recent posts. The new update comes a day after Vine landed on the Apple Watch. As of right now, the update is only available on iOS, but the company says the feature will be available for Android in the coming weeks. Read more here.

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The Weather Channel

Best iOS apps for June The Weather Channel

The Weather Channel is one of the most popular weather apps on iOS. Users can get detailed weather forecasts including hourly forecasts, 36-hour forecasts, 10-day forecasts, and weekend forecasts. The Weather Channel app also provides pollen alerts, rain alerts, severe weather alerts, and breaking news alerts to keep you informed with national news updates.

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Netflix

Best iOS apps for June Netflix

Netflix is one of the best subscription services for streaming TV episodes and movies on your iPhone. If you’ve signed up for a Netflix membership you can instantly watch Netflix original series like House of Cards, Orange is the New Black (with a new season coming), and Arrested Development. You can browse through a categorized selection that includes thousands of titles, and new episodes of popular TV shows are added on a regular basis. With Netflix, users can start watching on one device, and resume watching on another. Here’s our list of the best movies streaming on Netflix right now.

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Tinder

Best iOS apps for June Tinder

Tinder is a social networking app for dating that lets users connect with new people nearby. Swipe right to like, or left to pass, on Tinder’s recommendations. Just remember, your swipe is always anonymous. If someone you like happens to like you back, you will be able to chat directly to them within the app.

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Kik

Best iOS apps for June Kik

Kik Messenger is a social app that helps you stay connected. With Kik Messenger, you can chat to individuals or groups, play games, and share funny memes.  One of best features of Kik is the ability to browse the web without leaving the app. With version 8.4.0, you can instantly share videos from your gallery.

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WifiMapper

Best iOS apps for June WifiMapper

OpenSignal, a company that specializes in wireless coverage mapping, has released a new app called WifiMapper that finds Wi-Fi hotspots nearby. WifiMapper can tell you where a hotspot is located, how reliable the connection is, and provide more details about the hotspot venue. WifiMapper is powered by the OpenSignal app community, which means that all of the Wi-Fi spots are recommended by other WifiMapper users. The WifiMapper app will help you avoid roaming charges and slow internet at home.

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Bundle

Best iOS apps for June Bundle

Amsterdam-based startup, Bundle B.V., has launched an app that helps users group and organize their photos, and create shared photo libraries with friends and family members. The app’s “AutoAlbum” feature lets users create albums by selecting which photos should be included. Bundle offers unlimited photo storage, and also lets users connect to storage providers like Dropbox and Google Drive.

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Roomi

Best iOS apps for June Roomi

Are you looking for a new roommate? Roomi makes it easy to find compatible roommates. Whether you’re looking to just rent out a room or find a new place to stay, Roomi will search for roommates based on your living preferences and interests. As of right now, Roomi is only available in New York, but the developers are planning to expand it quickly and you can sign up to request that Roomi comes to your city.

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Next page: Our top 10 best iPhone apps for May, 2015

Our top 10 best iPhone apps for May, 2015

Navigating the iOS App Store can be overwhelming at times. With well over a million apps, it has an impossibly large number of choices for you. Even the app categories — like Photo & Video, Productivity, Social Networking, and News — can be confusing. It’s hard to figure out where the app you want is located at all, let alone hunt for fun new apps. We’re here to help. We’ve tirelessly browsed through the App Store to bring you some great new iPhone apps to choose from, and a few classics we can’t get enough of lately. Below are our 10 favorite new picks.

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Meerkat

Best iOS apps for May Meerkat

Meerkat is a live video streaming app available on iOS and Android. The app quickly gained popularity after it debuted at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival. Recently, Twitter cut off Meerkat’s access to the social graph, but Meerkat released an update for its iOS app, which allows users to push live streams directly to Facebook. The latest update features Address book integration so users can connect with people they already know.

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Periscope

Best iOS apps for May Periscope

Back in March, Twitter officially announced the acquisition of live-streaming app Periscope. Periscope lets users broadcast in real time to their followers. When a broadcast is live, your followers can comment and share “hearts.” When a broadcast is over, users can make it so viewers can watch later. Replays last for 24 hours.

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Hipstamatic DSPO

Best iOS apps for May Hipstamatic DSPO

In April, Hipstamatic unveiled DSPO, its news social photography app for iOS. The app originally launched in December 2011, but as Hipstamatic D-Series. Although the D-Series had two million download, it only survived for seven months. The DSPO app lets users shoot and chat with their friends on the camera. Users can even doodle on their images before sharing with family and friends.

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Hykoo

Best iOS apps for May Hykoo

Hykoo is a video camera app that lets users turn their videos into stories. Users can simply create three short video clips, add commentary, and instantly share to Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. At this time, Hykoo is only on iOS and is coming to Android soon.

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DeeMe 

Best iOS apps for May DeeMe

DeeMe is a new instant messaging app for iOS. The DeeMe app lets users create more personalized messages. Users can choose from a variety of font styles, add icons, and type their reply on top of each message.

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Snapchat

Best iOS apps for May Snapchat

Snapchat recently updated its iOS and Android app that allows users to share photos, videos, and articles directly from Discover. Snapchat Discover allows media companies to publish content, but after 24 hours the content disappears. Snapchat has partnered with CNN, the Daily Mail, Comedy Central, People, Yahoo!, and more. The latest update also added the ability to zoom while recording videos within Snapchat.

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Funny Or Die News Flash

Best iOS apps for May Funny Or Die News Flash

The Funny or Die News Flash app curates the day’s top stories so they’re easy to digest. The Funny or Die News Flash app covers everything from Political News, Domestic News, Sports News, and more. The writers of Funny or Die promise to make users laugh at everything worth reporting.

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HowAboutWe

Best iOS apps for May HowAboutWe

HowAboutWe recently relaunched its mobile app with a ton of new features and updated pricing. With Tonight, HowAboutWe’s newest feature, users will be able to get hooked up in under five minutes for a date in the same evening. The Tonight feature is totally free, and users get to choose who they want to go out with. By signing up for a HowAboutWe membership, users can send messages to anyone they want, see who has liked their profile, and browse profiles anonymously.

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Wiith

Best iOS apps for May Wiith

When it comes to online dating, there are plenty of apps for iOS users-from Tinder to Match.com to OkCupid. But what if you’re just looking to meet new people and don’t want to worry about being on a “date?” The Wiith app wants to connect nearby people who share the same interests so they can meet up for local activities and events. Users can create or join others’ posted events. Similar to the Tinder dating app, users can swipe through applicants and anonymously select who they’d like to join. Users will then receive a notification when the app suggests a hangout.

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NYT Now

Best iOS apps for May NYT Now

The New York Times recently announced that its NYT Now iOS app would be complete free, and that its new version has a fresh new look. The NYT Now app offers a selection of the best stories from the New York Times, and is refreshed throughout the day. The app has also been updated with improved “card” designs which help readers find the hottest stories of the day. Users can also share screenshots of the cards with friends and family members.

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