You may have the latest Iphone, but what good is it without some awesome iOS apps?
The question is, which ones should you install?
The apps included here will run just fine on the past few generations of iPhones, large or small.
if you have one of the newer phone models, some apps let you do new, different things.
Whatever your take on the social network of record, its messaging app is without equal.
You don’t need a phone number to use Facebook Messenger, you can use it on any device without the need for your phone to be present as it must with WhatsApp.
Every college student is familiar with handing over several 100-dollar bills and lugging many pounds of textbooks from the campus store.
Could your learning a new language somehow add value to other people all over the world? It’s a strange idea, but one that’s playing out when you use the free language learning app Duolingo, which now has an iPhone app as well.
Downcast’s iPhone app shines with excellent features, smart downloading options, and a great interface. It’s worlds better than the stock Podcasts app from Apple. Downcast is suited for people who want a lot of control over their podcast listening experience, and it’s that fine level of control that makes it our Editors’ Choice.
Netflix, like many of the other apps included here, has become a cultural phenomenon. Original, exclusive series, such as The Crown, House of Cards, and Stranger Things, are viewed by many as superior to much of what’s available on broadcast or cable.
And now you can download much of the content for offline viewing. Note that this is one of the few apps included here that costs money, with subscriptions starting at $7.99.
With Venmo, you won’t have to scrounge up dollar bills or remember how to write a check. Just download this app, enter your bank account or debit card data, connect to your friend, and start letting the money flow.
When visiting far-flung places, you can’t always get your iPhone connected to a data signal, yet you need to figure out where exactly you are.
There’s the Maps.Me offline map app. It lets you download an entire city or country’s map data with one click, so you don’t have to worry about getting lost when you haven’t got mobile or Wi-Fi data.
It’s based on the open-source OpenStreetMap projects, which means a big corporation isn’t recording your every move when you use it.
Dubsmash lets you create and share short videos of you lip syncing to an audio clip. It’s silly, pointless, and a lot of fun.The app is more than a goofy idea, though.
The huge catalog of user-submitted sound files includes everything from questionable political quotes to famous movie one-liners to animal noises.
Birding has hit the big time. One recent study named it the fastest growing outdoor recreational activity.
Each species includes illustration, photos, and several recordings of the species songs and calls. You can search among its 940 included species by common or Latin names.
NASA has released many iPhone apps, most of them with a specific focus (NASA Television, ISSLive, NASA Space Weather) but this app is the space agency’s flagship app, and, in that role, it aggregates a wide range of NASA content.