iPhone : User Rated Apps

All the best iPhone apps and latest iPod apps, rated, reviewed and ready for download.

1
Papa Sangre

Papa Sangre

Genuinely creepy, binaural masterpiece set in the land of the dead

5
41

£2.99

2
Car Camera DVR

Car Camera DVR

A useful and well-executed app – though there are a couple of frustrating niggles there, too.

4
4

£1.49

3
Nike+ GPS

Nike+ GPS

Nike adds power from the skies to your run.

4
3

£1.19

4
Football Manager Handheld 2013

Football Manager Handheld 2013

FM freshens things up with a few new additions to help stay on top of the pile at Christmas

4
3

£6.99

5
The Muppets: Animal Drummer

The Muppets: Animal Drummer

A fun and casual drum-matching game featuring one of our favourite Muppet characters of all time.

3
3

£1.19

6
MSN Messenger FREE

MSN Messenger FREE

The old school IM service comes to iPhone

5
3

FREE

7
The Scotsman

The Scotsman

The Scotsman is a superb newspaper app for the iPhone, a must-buy for readers

4
3

£1.79

8
Amazon Kindle

Amazon Kindle

Kindle comes to iPhone to oust iBooks

5
3

FREE

9
SoundHound

SoundHound

Serious Shazam competitor that also does singing and humming

4
3

£2.39

10
Fight Night Champion by EA Sports

Fight Night Champion by EA Sports

Add a proper career mode and multi-player option and Fight Night Champion would be a title winner.

3
3

£2.99

11
UK Cinema Times

UK Cinema Times

A pretty, fast app, but it needs to be able to tell you where to see a chosen film, more easily.

4
3

£0.69

12
Championship Manager 2011

Championship Manager 2011

A complex and rewarding football management game

4
3

£2.99

13
Ringtone Designer

Ringtone Designer

Clunky ringtone app that’s more style than substance

2
3

£0.59

14
Tiny Wings

Tiny Wings

Simple, addictive fun with birds of a more agreeable temperament

4
3

£0.59

15
Big Lens

Big Lens

Useful on occasions, but ultimately the developer’s claims turn out to be hyperbole. The filters are fun, but you can get more from the free Instagram app.

3
3

£0.69

17
NavFree GPS UK & ROI

NavFree GPS UK & ROI

A free TomTom alternative, but satellite coverage is patchy

3
3

FREE

18
Anooki Jump

Anooki Jump

A slight but good-natured game that rarely slips up and very regularly shines.

4
3

£0.69

19
Dropbox for iPhone

Dropbox for iPhone

The free 2GB account may sound poky, but use it wisely and you may never have to pay to upgrade

4
3

FREE

20
Dead Space

Dead Space

Is this atmospheric survival horror an iPhone-defining title?

4
3

£3.99

21
X-ray Scanner

X-ray Scanner

Like a modern day version of the rubbish old X-Ray Specs you used to buy from Marvel Comics

1
3

£0.59

22
AirBoard

AirBoard

No more fights over who gets to stand at the whiteboard in meetings. Use AirBoard instead.

4
3

FREE

23
DevilDark: The Fallen Kingdom

DevilDark: The Fallen Kingdom

This is likable enough as a basic adventure RPG, but it’s hardly a diamond in the rough.

3
3

£0.69

24
Gangstar: Miami Vindication

Gangstar: Miami Vindication

A largely entertaining game that’s pulled off with considerable skill.

5
3

£4.99

25
Met Office: Weather Application

Met Office: Weather Application

It’s a bit of a dog at times, but the data’s good, and the app’s free.

4
3

FREE

26
The Scotsman

The Scotsman

The Scotsman is a superb newspaper app for the iPhone, a must-buy for readers

4
3

£1.79

27
Axe in Face

Axe in Face

Silly, simple and fun. Not quite an App Store classic, but definitely earns a recommendation.

4
3

FREE

28
Drop 7 by Zynga

Drop 7 by Zynga

A first-rate puzzle game that rewards strategic thinking, but it lacks polish

4
3

£1.99

29
Need For Speed: Most Wanted

Need For Speed: Most Wanted

From the makers of Real Racing, Most Wanted deliver slick visuals and great controls, but lacks a bit of variety

4
3

£4.99

30
X Comics

X Comics

The Superman of comic-book apps.

4
3

FREE

31
Airport Scanner

Airport Scanner

Airport Scanner has the look down pat, but this drab job simulator proves to be as rote as the real thing. Not much to declare, here.

2
3

£0.69

32
Kinect: Run Walk Cycle GPS Tracker

Kinect: Run Walk Cycle GPS Tracker

A great app, if you need the customisation; otherwise, RunKeeper’s marginally better and free.

4
3

£2.49

33
Speedo TriathELITE

Speedo TriathELITE

A must-have app for the budding triathelite of fans of tight lycra pants

3
3

FREE

34
Buffer

Buffer

Buffer is a handy, well-featured compliment to its online service.

4
3

FREE

35
ESPNsoccernet

ESPNsoccernet

A good app for football fans, but an occasionally awkward interface means it’s not quite essential.

3
3

£0.69

36
A.R Pursuit

A.R Pursuit

The latest multiplayer augmented reality game for those lucky enough to own a Parrot AR Drone

4
3

£1.79

37
Glenfiddich

Glenfiddich

An app which proves it is possible to like Glenfiddich a little too much

3
3

FREE

38
Bubble in Paradise

Bubble in Paradise

Not quite paradise for iOS word-game fiends, but enjoyable enough and worth a look; doubly so if you’ve a bubble-popping fetish

3
3

£0.69

39
PingMe Messenger

PingMe Messenger

Looking for a free cross-platform texting app that ‘just works’? Try the reliable PingMe Messenger.

3
3

FREE

40
Commodore 64

Commodore 64

A stable and enjoyable C64 emulator with a growing retro games library.

4
3

£2.99

41
Cut the Rope: Experiments

Cut the Rope: Experiments

A disappointing, cynical sequel that needs more levels and new features to justify its existence.

2
3

£0.69

42
Gifture

Gifture

Gifture could be (albeit very limited, short-term) fun. But as it stands, it doesn’t work, so it’s no fun at all.

1
3

FREE

43
Prospectus Library

Prospectus Library

This will be a four-star-plus app once more prospectuses are available. A brilliant idea.

4
3

FREE

44
Faces Wild!

Faces Wild!

A fun photo-manipulation app that lets you turn your friends into the Mona Lisa.

3
3

£0.59

45
Classique Camera

Classique Camera

Save your money and go for Instagram, which is free and offers more filters. That is, unless you desperately want these effects for video.

2
3

£0.69

46
Sonic 4: Episode 2

Sonic 4: Episode 2

It’s classic Sonic, sure, but with a strange insistence that you need overbearing guidance to cope with simple new moves.

3
3

£4.99

47
Banksy-Locations

Banksy-Locations

Useful site locator for the famous yet elusive street artist Banksy.

4
3

£0.69

48
Hummingbird Bakery Cake Days

Hummingbird Bakery Cake Days

Not the best-designed cooking app we’ve ever seen, but the recipes it contains are interesting and unusual

3
3

£1.99

49
Moonpig

Moonpig

Moonpig has been around for almost a decade, with the card-personalisation service now getting a dedicated iPhone app

4
3

FREE

50
NHS Quit Smoking

NHS Quit Smoking

New Year is rapidly approaching, and hidden behind the warm, booze-addled facade of Christmas hides the dour, po-faced business of making resolutions and giving up all the stuff that makes the end of the year so much fun in the first place.
But at least the NHS is on hand to make cutting down on smoking [...]

4
3

FREE

51
Worms

Worms

Garden grubs blast their way onto the iPhone

4
3

£1.79

52
Weather Pro

Weather Pro

We love talking about the weather in good old Blighty, and Weather Pro provides incredibly accurate local forecasts

4
3

£2.39

53
London Tube Deluxe

London Tube Deluxe

An essential iPhone app for any Londoner or befuddled visitor who cannot make head nor tail of the tube map.

5
3

£0.59

54
BBC News

BBC News

One of the best general news apps on the iPhone, featuring video streams and the overall reliability of Aunty’s news hunter-gatherers

4
3

FREE

55
Disposable Hipstamatic

Disposable Hipstamatic

Great for sharing fun moments with friends, but it feels like the app isn’t quite finished yet

3
3

FREE

56
Extinction Squad

Extinction Squad

It’s as light and fluffy as some of the animals you’ll rescue, but Extinction Squad proves an entertaining trifle.

3
3

£0.69

57
Quick-Tunes

Quick-Tunes

A great app that makes it much easier and safer to listen to your music while driving.

4
3

£1.19

58
Capture – The Quick Video Camera

Capture – The Quick Video Camera

A good idea, decently implemented. We’d like to have seen more guidance on how video is saved

4
3

£0.69

59
FILMiC Pro

FILMiC Pro

If you’re serious about using your iPhone to record video, this app will unleash your camera’s true potential.

5
3

£1.99

60
QI

QI

An entire library of the Quite Interesting on your iPhone

4
3

£2.39

61
Fancy Pants Adventures

Fancy Pants Adventures

One the whole, you’ll squirm with satisfaction at Fancy Pants Adventures, but some of the more complex levels might leave your knickers in a twist.

4
3

£0.69

62
NBA Jam

NBA Jam

It needs a proper tournament and a multiplayer mode, but NBA Jam is nevertheless an incredibly amusing game.

3
3

£0.59

63
Arno The Hunter

Arno The Hunter

Initially dazzling but short-lived; however, the price is right for the entertainment it offers.

3
3

£0.69

64
Real Golf 2011

Real Golf 2011

A well-constructed golf sim that plays an enjoyably laid-back game.

3
3

£2.99

65
Angry Birds Space

Angry Birds Space

The rebooted physics of this new instalment means you’d have to be cuckoo to bet against Angry Birds’ continued domination as it aims for infinity, and beyond.

4
3

£0.69

66
PES 2010

PES 2010

The best football game for the iPhone, courtesy of the masters of the game at Konami

4
3

£5.99

67
Debenhams

Debenhams

Incorporating a bar-code scanner and exclusive in-store discounts, Debenhams is leading the way in high-street shopping apps on iPhone

3
3

FREE

68
Postcards

Postcards

An ideal app for the terminally lazy on holidays who want to send postcards, but don’t want to move from the sunbed.

4
3

FREE

69
PayPal

PayPal

Recent updates have added some cool new features and an improved look and feel to PayPal on iPhone.

3
3

FREE

70
Songkick

Songkick

The perfect app for live music lovers to keep on top what’s going on.

5
3

FREE

71
AirDisk Pro

AirDisk Pro

A potentially handy app, currently held back by some stability problems.

3
3

£1.49

72
GolfCard

GolfCard

The ultimate golfing application for both casual and serious golfers to track their progress.

3
3

£4.99

73
Sonic 2

Sonic 2

Spin, Sonic spin… or not

2
3

£2.99

74
Commuter

Commuter

A first-class app, and one that’s nicely flexible. The lack of ticket purchasing means it can’t be the only app you use, though.

4
3

FREE

75
Babbel

Babbel

Expansive vocabulary trainer lacking in polish

3
3

£8.95

76
Grow Your Own

Grow Your Own

This guides you every step of the way, from sowing seeds to harvest time. Fantastic.

5
3

FREE

77
Quiksilver

Quiksilver

If you are into surfing, snowboarding or extreme sports then know that Quiksilver has developed one of the best resources for your iPhone.

3
3

FREE

78
White Noise

White Noise

Background noise to help you block out background noise

4
3

£1.19

79
10000000

10000000

Compelling puzzle dungeon crawling, but a lack of variety keeps this high-score game from getting higher score.

3
3

£1.49

80
Equalizer Pro

Equalizer Pro

It’s not a perfect music player, but those looking to some EQ control will likely become totally addicted.

4
3

£1.99

81
Bitsteam

Bitsteam

Pretty and – in the context of iOS gaming – fairly innovative, but extremely short-lived. A missed opportunity.

2
3

FREE

82
Zombie Highway

Zombie Highway

FIll idle moments with ravenous zombies and exciting weapons.

3
3

£0.59

83
Bee Leader

Bee Leader

A charming, challenging experience that’s slightly marred by twitchy controls. It’s a certainly a looker, but lacks a killer sting.

3
3

£0.69

84
Hypership Out Of Control

Hypership Out Of Control

Horrifically fast retro larks with, we suspect, an extremely niche appeal. We like it, though

4
3

£0.69

85
iDarkroom

iDarkroom

iDarkroom is terrific fun at a very reasonable price, though is limited overall

3
3

£0.69

86
CoPilot Live UK and Ireland

CoPilot Live UK and Ireland

Satnav applications on mobile phones have developed at an incredible rate, with the latest from CoPilot turning your iPhone into a fully-featured PND.

5
3

£26.99

87
Awareness

Awareness

A fantastic idea, but too much hassle to use

2
3

£1.19

88
iQuarium

iQuarium

A pretend fish inside a pretend fish tank that you have to pretend to feed and care about

4
3

£0.59

89
Rubick’s Race

Rubick’s Race

There’s nothing really wrong with this game, but it utterly fails to stand out in a sea of iOS puzzlers.

3
3

£0.69

90
Nigella’s Quick Collection

Nigella’s Quick Collection

TV’s sauciest cook makes her debut on the iPhone, in a bid to knock Jamie off the iChef throne

4
3

£4.99

91
AA Time Machine

AA Time Machine

A useful geographical tool for historians and the curious alike.

4
3

FREE

92
Desk Yoga

Desk Yoga

A worthwhile distraction from the day job! The videos are easy to follow, and the results felt straight away

5
2

£0.69

93
Munch 5-A-Day

Munch 5-A-Day

Cute and fun fruit-and-veg aggregator for health-conscious eaters.

4
2

FREE

94
Skype

Skype

Dirt cheap VoIP calling across the world

4
2

FREE

95
Columbia’s GPS PAL

Columbia’s GPS PAL

Make beautiful walks even more memorable by creating and sharing these journals – just make sure you’ve got a full battery before you do so.

4
2

FREE

96
Amazing Alex

Amazing Alex

Liked Casey’s Contraptions? Then you’ll like Amazing Alex! While being troubled by a nagging sense of déjà vu.

4
2

£0.69

97
iBBQ

iBBQ

All you need to have a great summertime barbecue, packaged up in a thoughtful interface

4
2

FREE

98
Gum Drop

Gum Drop

Sweet and simple, and a game that has the potential to appeal to all ages.

3
2

£0.69

99
Max Payne Mobile

Max Payne Mobile

Max is back with some minor control issues that won’t get in the way of your enjoyment of this shooter classic

4
2

£1.99

100
Puckerz

Puckerz

One for those with a careless bent, and perfect for when you want to play a game but not do any thinking.

4
2

£0.69

101
Blast Ball

Blast Ball

Not as fulfilling as Super Crate Box and Muffin Knight, but akin to a massive sugary treat that will leave you dazed, but happy.

3
2

FREE

102
Burning Run

Burning Run

Should have be an exercise in hilarity, but the uneven difficulty and requirement for repetition make this all a bit damp.

2
2

£0.69

103
Air Penguin

Air Penguin

It’s essentially Doodle Jump from above, but with a little more depth

4
2

£0.69

104
Caverns of Minos

Caverns of Minos

Weaving through colourful tunnels may not be consistently thrilling, but Caverns of Minos sure is a charming little curio.

3
2

£1.29

105
CAMRA Good Beer Guide

CAMRA Good Beer Guide

Britain has hundreds of crap pubs, avoid them forever more with CAMRA’s handy ale guide for your mobile

4
2

£4.99

106
Ballistic SE

Ballistic SE

It’s shy of a few play modes and lacking visual diversity, but Ballistic SE makes some fine tweaks to the twin-stick shooter genre.

3
2

£1.49

107
Astronaut Spacewalk

Astronaut Spacewalk

Continental drift-paced space action that needs an iPad version and better controls. Still compelling and lovely, though.

4
2

£2.49

108
Numberlys

Numberlys

A great looking and original story, which disappoints with its lack of charm and colour.

3
2

£3.99

109
Fruit Ninja: Puss In Boots

Fruit Ninja: Puss In Boots

Shameless tie-in meets addictive-but-shallow new game mode. We love it now, but won’t respect it in the morning

3
2

£0.69

110
Zombie Cafe

Zombie Cafe

Farmville meets Dawn of the Dead in this slow-paced management sim

3
2

FREE

111
eBay

eBay

eBay for iPhone is superb for the casual buyer and seller, but no good for eBay Derrick Trotters.

3
2

FREE

112
XE Currency

XE Currency

If you are in the habit of regularly exchanging currency or need to check the latest exchange rates, XE is a great finance app.

3
2

FREE

113
Shaun the Sheep – Fleece Lightning

Shaun the Sheep – Fleece Lightning

There’s little longevity here for adults, but Fleece Lightning offers tons of fun for tiny touchscreen fiends.

4
2

£0.69

114
Football Manager Handheld 2012

Football Manager Handheld 2012

FM Handheld is back ready to sap away your commute once again…

4
2

£6.99

115
Chaos Rings

Chaos Rings

A great-looking and thoroughly enjoyable iPhone exclusive.

4
2

£8.99

116
ShopStyle mobile

ShopStyle mobile

A virtual shopping mall, which beats being dragged around Bluewater by the missus.

3
2

FREE

117
Orange Do Some Good

Orange Do Some Good

Bite-sized volunteering you can do on the bus

5
2

FREE

118
WhatsApp Messenger

WhatsApp Messenger

Free texting to your loved ones and your mates when you are abroad. Where’s the catch?

3
2

£0.59

119
Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger

An app with some useful features, but doesn’t make quite enough of a case for using yet another messaging app.

3
2

FREE

120
Hold On Jack

Hold On Jack

One of those games that, despite having a promising concept, is just too pedestrian and unexciting to truly grab hold.

2
2

£0.69

121
TuneIn Radio

TuneIn Radio

Forget about buying an expensive internet radio, just buy this instead

4
2

£1.19

122
The Good Pub Guide 2011

The Good Pub Guide 2011

A good initial version, with more features to come.

4
2

£3.99

123
Finger Focus

Finger Focus

An easy way to add artsy blur to your iPhone photos.

4
2

£0.69

124
Delivery Status Touch

Delivery Status Touch

Perfect for tracking post and courier deliveries from the palm of your hand

4
2

£2.99

125
DariusBurst SP

DariusBurst SP

Excellently polished shooting with a fine pedigree.

4
2

£7.49

126
Catapult King

Catapult King

A well-crafted little projectile firing game, but the fling soon wears off.

3
2

FREE

127
Bring Me Sandwiches

Bring Me Sandwiches

A touch fiddly at times, but this game’s imagination and wonderful visuals combine to make a tasty treat

4
2

£0.69

128
Facebook Camera

Facebook Camera

There are niggles, and it won’t be for everyone, but it’s a good app and quietens Facebook’s noise.

4
2

FREE

129
Coco Loco

Coco Loco

Coco Loco has the ideas for a pretty solid Angry Birds-like physics puzzler, but not the expert execution needed to make them matter.

2
2

£0.69

130
Flight Control

Flight Control

Firemint’s game is one of the biggest gaming hits on the iPhone to date

4
2

£0.59

131
Puzzle Quest 2

Puzzle Quest 2

You get lots of engaging gameplay for your money, but the going is slow and a bit of a slog.

3
2

£2.99

132
Gibsons Learn & Master Guitar

Gibsons Learn & Master Guitar

Partly an advert, but the tuner is quite useful.

3
2

FREE

133
Instagram

Instagram

Get great effects for your photos then have fun sharing them with friends.

5
2

FREE

134
EPOCH

EPOCH

An excellent shooter occasionally weighed down by half-baked ideas

4
2

£2.99

135
remoteMouse

remoteMouse

Quick, cheap and easy alternative to an actual remote mouse

4
2

£1.19

136
Beat Sneak Bandit

Beat Sneak Bandit

Puzzle, stealth, rhythm-action and a smattering of platforming, with Game & Watch era rigidity smashed into modern iOS-style aesthetics. Perfect.

5
2

£1.99

137
CoinKeeper: Budget and expense tracking

CoinKeeper: Budget and expense tracking

A brilliantly visual way to track your spending, even if it can be a little confusing at first.

4
2

£1.99

138
Instapaper Pro

Instapaper Pro

Great for collating news stories you want to read at a later date or when you are offline

4
2

£2.99

139
Infinity Blade

Infinity Blade

Great visuals and great combat make a winning combo.

4
2

£2.99

140
Live Scores

Live Scores

You like football, hence you have an innate need to know what the live scores are in every match at any point. Here is the app to meet those very needs.

4
2

£1.19

141
GroupShot

GroupShot

It’s a shame about the low resolution, but this app is easy to use, and produces astonishing results.

4
2

£0.69

142
Surveillant

Surveillant

Apart from the lack of levels, it’s a well-designed and atmospheric game of cat and mouse.

4
2

£1.49

143
Human Defense

Human Defense

Initially looks tasty, but not really enough to make our stomachs gurgle in delight, and the overly fussy approach and uneven difficulty curve gave us minor heartache.

3
2

FREE

144
iMaschine

iMaschine

Super-slick, quite crispy, but a little shallow, this is hip-hop empitomised and embodied in app form

4
2

£2.99

145
2010 World Cup

2010 World Cup

Whether you are a football fan or not, you’re going to need to know everything you can about this year’s glorious World Cup.

3
2

£0.59

146
Friend Check

Friend Check

While limited in purpose and lacking multiple-account support, Friend Check provides a handy snapshot of friends in your social networks.

4
2

£0.69

147
The Telegraph

The Telegraph

The UK’s second best news app, but it’s free so still worth a download

3
2

FREE

148
Spirit Booth

Spirit Booth

Scare yourself silly by putting realistic looking ghosts and ghoulies into your photos

4
2

£0.59

149
Frogger Decades

Frogger Decades

Bordering on unplayable. We only got through the game due to sheer bloodymindedness.

1
2

£0.69

150
Collins: My First Dictionary

Collins: My First Dictionary

My First Dictionary is a reasonably priced, pleasant app, and a fun learning tool for children starting school.

4
2

£2.49

151
Cupple

Cupple

A bit of a solution in search of a problem, but it’s done nicely enough, and it’s free. Give it a whirl and see if it suits!

3
2

FREE

152
Total Film

Total Film

Total Film magazine’s new app gives cinephiles and movie buffs everything that they could possibly want on the iPhone

4
2

£0.59

153
WorkSnug Pro

WorkSnug Pro

If you freelance or regularly work on the move, then WorkSnug Pro is pretty much an essential app to help you find a suitable workplace nearby

4
2

FREE

154
Gimme Music!

Gimme Music!

A neat, simple method of randomly exploring new music.

4
2

FREE

155
2 Sugars

2 Sugars

Nice design, but it would benefit from a reminders function

3
2

£0.69

156
Beat Spiral

Beat Spiral

A moderately entertaining audio toy with sharp looks, but you’d be hard pushed to use BeatSpiral to produce any actual music.

2
2

£0.69

157
Tweetie 2

Tweetie 2

Tweetie 2 is the discerning Twitterer’s Tweeting app of choice for the iPhone.

4
2

£1.79

158
Portal: Full Screen Browser

Portal: Full Screen Browser

Some useful features and an innovative user interface, albeit one that’s not without its frustrations.

2
2

£1.49

159
AA – Best of Britain

AA – Best of Britain

The AA’s latest app won’t help you fix a puncture on the M1, but it will make sure your weekends are more fun.

3
2

£4.99

160
Fantasy Football 09/10

Fantasy Football 09/10

A must for fantasy leaguers on the go, the only app that works with the official Barclays Premier League Fantasy Football.

3
2

£0.59

161
Bubble Pig

Bubble Pig

A colourful collect-’em-up that uses simple mechanics to giddy effect – explore at leisure and you’ll be happy as a pig in muck.

4
2

£0.69

162
Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunter

Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunter

Interesting enough but the dinos should be more vicious.

3
2

£1.79

163
Drafts

Drafts

An ideal app (and at an insta-buy price-point) for anyone whose life in part involves jotting down and sharing ideas.

4
2

£1.49

164
Garmin UK & Ireland

Garmin UK & Ireland

Needs a few more versions before it can truly compete with TomTom, but it’s still a good app.

4
2

£39.99

165
Cirque du Soleil

Cirque du Soleil

We are big fans of the mental French circus troupe and this app helps us track their gigs around the world

2
2

FREE

166
myFry

myFry

myFry is Stephen Fry’s latest autobiography, in the rather wondersome shape of a beautifully-designed iPhone app

5
2

£7.99

167
Concert Vault

Concert Vault

The greatest free live music archive known to mankind.

4
2

FREE

168
StarCannon

StarCannon

A superb shmup that really makes full use of the iPhone’s touchscreen

4
2

£0.59

169
Postage Rates UK

Postage Rates UK

A near perfect timesaver for regular eBayers and letter senders.

4
2

£1.49

170
ESPN Goals

ESPN Goals

If you love football, you’re going to love this app. Get it, use it and wonder how you ever did without.

5
2

FREE

171
FindMeTV

FindMeTV

Finally, a TV guide for the iPhone that lets you plan your gogglebox viewing in no time at all

4
2

£1.79

172
SAS Survival

SAS Survival

There’s lots of good info here; it’s just not presented especially well.

3
2

£3.99

173
Fade: Case of the Stolen Diamonds

Fade: Case of the Stolen Diamonds

A smart, engaging one-thumb arcade puzzler that’s just a touch too fiddly to get our highest score.

4
2

£0.69

174
RunKeeper Pro

RunKeeper Pro

iPhone GPS fitness app RunKeeper Pro is great for seasoned runners and newbie park joggers alike.

4
2

£5.99

175
DEO

DEO

An atmospheric and thoughtful take on the well-worn jumping-game formula

3
2

£0.69

176
Everyday

Everyday

Smart face-art idea effectively implemented, but version 1.0 remains buggy.

3
2

£1.49

177
Cavorite 2

Cavorite 2

Some levels could even stump a rocket scientist, but despite occasional frustrations, the level designs are smart and rewarding.

3
2

£1.49

178
Things

Things

Need to organise your brain in a more productive manner? Let Things do it for you!

4
2

£5.99

179
Evi

Evi

A promising Siri rival, if currently too unreliable to be a replacement instead of a companion app.

2
2

£0.69

180
Fruit Ninja

Fruit Ninja

Harmless fruity fun comes to iPhone

4
2

£0.59

181
Email ‘n Walk

Email ‘n Walk

To get adequate warning, you’d have to hold your iPhone at an odd angle.

3
2

£0.59

182
pxl.

pxl.

The interface feels a bit out of place on iOS, but it’s a fun app, and produces interesting results.

4
2

£0.69

183
iXpenseIt

iXpenseIt

Tracking expenses and sticking to budgets are two dull necessities in life which iXpenseIt helps you to deal with to reduce some of that financial stress.

4
2

£2.99

184
Grand Theft Auto:Chinatown Wars

Grand Theft Auto:Chinatown Wars

Rockstar Games’ finest open-world gangland adventure gets its first outing on the iPhone.

4
2

£5.99

185
Bento

Bento

A superb 1.0; it’s not perfect yet, but it’s very good, and a steal at £2.99.

4
2

£2.99

186
CircleTime

CircleTime

CircleTime is confusing at first, but reveals itself to be a an interesting way of viewing your calendar. It might be overkill for many, though.

3
2

£0.69

187
Cueframe

Cueframe

A nice way to handle your task list, but it needs some polish

3
2

£1.49

188
Deep Green Chess

Deep Green Chess

A simple, elegant and assured game of chess that feels no need to show off. Positively classy.

5
2

£4.99

189
Whale Trail

Whale Trail

Loop the loop, collect Blubbles, smash enemies, discover new lands and make friends along the way.

5
2

£0.69

190
Magic Shutter

Magic Shutter

This app lets you take truly unique photos and is definitely worth a look if you fancy creating beautiful alternative images.

4
2

£1.99

191
Devil’s Attourney

Devil’s Attourney

The jury finds the defendant guilty of lightweight strategy, casual entertainment, unfulfilled promise and hit-&-miss humour. Dismissed!

3
2

£1.99

192
Natwest

Natwest

The perfect iPhone app for those who like to micromanage their personal expenses.

2
2

FREE

193
eScrap App

eScrap App

You’re very own iPhone scrap book

3
2

FREE

194
Granny Smith

Granny Smith

This pernicious pensioner doesn’t offer the deepest experience, but it’s fast, smashy, slightly silly fun.

4
2

£0.69

195
Air Vinyl

Air Vinyl

Potentially charming, but it tries a bit too hard; it’s quicker to use the Music app. The audio filtering’s nice, mind.

3
2

£0.69

196
Gears

Gears

It could have been a contender, but Gears has a cog loose and so doesn’t quite run like clockwork

3
2

£1.99

197
Lonely Planet Guide to London

Lonely Planet Guide to London

Lonely Planet’s Guide to London on the iPhone is certainly a pricey app, but it’s worth it if you are planning to explore the city.

4
2

£9.49

198
CreaVures

CreaVures

With more polish CreaVures might have been fanVastic – instead it’s something of a leVdown.

3
2

£0.69

199
Call of Duty: Zombies

Call of Duty: Zombies

Is this console classic the best shooter on the iPhone

5
2

£2.99

200
Fibble

Fibble

You’ll have yourself a ball, but give it some extra levels and raise the difficulty, and you’re looking at a potential classic.

3
2

£0.69

201
GloveBox

GloveBox

You’re unlikely to need it every day, or every week for that matter. But for the convenience GloveBox delivers, it’s 69p well spent.

4
2

£0.69

202
Graffiti Me

Graffiti Me

Not an app most people are likely to use more than half a dozen times, but it’s reasonably well done.

3
2

£0.69

203
KitchenPad Timer Pro

KitchenPad Timer Pro

A must-have for the cooks out there – you’ll never burn anything again.

4
2

£1.99

204
Photoshop.com Mobile

Photoshop.com Mobile

How to edit your iPhone snaps into better pictorial shape.

4
2

FREE

205
PhotoAvatar

PhotoAvatar

PhotoAvatar is one of the best photo manipulation games on the iPhone yet

5
2

£1.19

206
DriveGain+

DriveGain+

Useful for those with a passion for statistics, and could save you real money in fuel efficiency.

3
2

£4.99

207
Split/Second

Split/Second

Split/ Second is a fun ‘Mario Kart-inspired’ racing game that is amusing but not ground-breaking

3
2

£3.99

208
British Military Fitness: ‘My Fitness Instructor’

British Military Fitness: ‘My Fitness Instructor’

BMF: ‘My Fitness Instructor’ is the new app from the UK’s biggest outdoor fitness experts

4
2

£5.99

209
Cyborg Vision

Cyborg Vision

Come with me if you want to avoid wasting 69p on something that doesn’t work.

1
2

£0.69

210
London Bus Checker – Live Countdown for Every Stop

London Bus Checker – Live Countdown for Every Stop

A handy app when you’re trying to get from A to B, although a little on the pricey side for simple info

3
2

£1.99

211
Friends

Friends

Handsome, clever, and full of potential, Friends has yet to hit the mark but should mature well.

3
2

£0.69

212
iFitness

iFitness

Whether a seasoned gym-bunny or a frightened first-timer, iFitness helps you track your workouts

3
2

£1.19

213
Skobbler UK/Ireland Lite

Skobbler UK/Ireland Lite

A free open-source satnav app that could well genuinely disrupt and improve the market for navigation apps on smartphones

4
2

FREE

214
Zavvi

Zavvi

Zavvi is one of the best apps for buying music, movies and games online

4
2

FREE

215
Death Smiles

Death Smiles

Packs all the Cave punch you’d expect, but really needs to be prettier and cheaper

3
2

£7.99

216
AntiCrop

AntiCrop

Mixed results are an understatement, only of use for the most clutter free of landscape shots.

2
2

£0.69

217
Find My Friends

Find My Friends

Apple’s personable take on Google Latitude impresses by keeping things simple.

4
2

FREE

218
Cinefy – Special FX Studio

Cinefy – Special FX Studio

As easy to use as iMovie but it’s woefully short on editing options, making it too difficult to pull off a truly decent effect.

2
2

£0.69

219
AirBeam

AirBeam

Whether you use it as a tool or as a toy is up to you, but there’s no denying the usefulness of this app.

4
2

£2.49

220
Jenga

Jenga

A brave attempt at translating a physical board game, but it just isn’t a great videogame.

2
2

£0.69

221
Shazam Player

Shazam Player

When it works it’s okay, but it’s too hit and miss and at times; the interface is confusing.

2
2

FREE

222
8mm Vintage Camera

8mm Vintage Camera

If you’re looking for some fun effects to add while you’re recording video, this app works a treat.

4
2

£1.19

223
The Telegraph

The Telegraph

The UK’s second best news app, but it’s free so still worth a download

3
2

FREE

224
Flick Football

Flick Football

Flick a finger, score a goal, repeat…

4
2

£0.59

225
Bike Repair

Bike Repair

If you favour push-bikes over petrol-powered conveyances, then you need this app to keep your cycle road-worthy.

3
2

£1.19

226
Foodish

Foodish

It won’t be the right choice for everyone, but this is a polished, well-conceived and nicely executed app.

4
2

£1.49

227
Brave Happy

Brave Happy

The difficulty here will quickly drive you to extinction – but it feels more a result of flawed controls than deliberate design decisions

3
2

£0.69

228
Live Score Addicts

Live Score Addicts

One of the slickest ways to find out the latest football scores and watch highlights as the goals fly in

5
2

FREE

229
The Package

The Package

A superb puzzle package, but it’s a tough one.

5
2

£0.69

230
How Stuff Works

How Stuff Works

Great portal to the renowned website that covers just about everything.

4
2

FREE

231
Tap DJ

Tap DJ

Well-polished but ulimtately gimmicky mix-em up?

3
2

£1.19

232
Noty & Moky 50 in 1

Noty & Moky 50 in 1

A decent serving of quickfire puzzle action, but it ain’t no WarioWare.

3
2

£0.69

233
Bwin Poker

Bwin Poker

Giving you a fix of real money play on the bus

4
2

FREE

234
Deezer

Deezer

Deezer knows what you want from a music streaming app – and this is a market-leading service.

5
2

FREE

235
Put Things Off

Put Things Off

Put Things Off isn’t bad, but it’s just not as good as its peers, such as the excellent Things.

3
2

£1.49

236
Scalextric

Scalextric

Destroying our fond childhood memories

1
2

£0.59

237
ZumoCast

ZumoCast

It’s so easy to set up and use; you’ll never be without a song or video again.

4
2

FREE

238
Dark Nebula: Episode 2

Dark Nebula: Episode 2

One of iOS’ finest. Fantastic aesthetics, precise controls and engaging gameplay.

5
2

£1.19

239
Nooka

Nooka

Nooka is a beautifully-designed novelty clock app with loads of customisation options. Very stylish and a lot of fun.

4
2

£0.69

240
DocuSign Ink

DocuSign Ink

Not enough of a time-saver to really be worth the effort

2
2

FREE

241
Adobe Carousel

Adobe Carousel

If you’re a pro out in the field hooking up your DSLR to your iPad, it’s worth a look, but iPhone-only users will be left disappointed

3
2

FREE

242
Bistromath

Bistromath

It goes beyond anally retentive, but does a tricky job with elegance.

4
2

£1.99

243
iVideoCamera

iVideoCamera

An app that gives your iPhone 3G full video recording capabilities

3
2

£0.59

244
Plants vs Zombies

Plants vs Zombies

The undead take on our oxygen-producing green friends

5
2

£0.59

245
TouchGrind BMX

TouchGrind BMX

Fiddly at first, but once you get the hang of it, finger-tricking on your BMX is a joyful experience.

3
2

£2.99

246
Battleloot Adventure

Battleloot Adventure

Simple and fun cartoon battles with an adventurous twist, and yours for a bargain price – get your swag on.

3
2

£0.69

247
Clear

Clear

We love the idea – Clear is visually stunning, and the UI is perfect for iPhone – but serious task masters need more robust tools.

4
2

£1.99

248
Elmo’s Monster Maker

Elmo’s Monster Maker

Elmo’s Monster Maker is good fun but just a little too expensive for what’s on offer here.

3
2

£2.49

249
Jelly Car 3

Jelly Car 3

It can be a bit random at times, but JellyCar 3’s springy gameplay is extremely engaging.

4
2

£1.49

250
Gridrunner

Gridrunner

Out and out the best arcade shooter for iOS. It’s not going to win any beauty competitions, but it sure deserves to win some ‘best games’ ones.

5
2

£0.99

251
Ms. Particle-Man

Ms. Particle-Man

Charming and amusing, but brutally old-school in terms of visuals and difficulty, so only buy if you’re prepared to be seriously challenged.

3
2

£0.69

252
Meter Readings

Meter Readings

Monitor your energy usage closely and save a small fortune on gas and electricity with Meter Readings on your iPhone.

3
2

£0.59

253
Evernote

Evernote

The top jotter app for iPhone and iPod touch

4
2

FREE

254
Ita – Lists You Like

Ita – Lists You Like

Ita is an easy list maker and looks lovely, but it’s also not particularly powerful, and offers little over the built-in Reminders.

3
2

£0.69

255
Burnout Crash

Burnout Crash

Ignore the association with the Burnout series – there’s a fun, stress-busting game underneath, just not a thrilling one.

3
2

£0.69

256
Beyond Ynth

Beyond Ynth

Not a game to buy if you dislike a challenge, but if you’re all for tough puzzlers, Beyond Ynth is great.

4
2

£1.49

257
Napster

Napster

A brilliant app that beats the Spotify equivalent at the same price and happens to be a great tool for discovering new music

4
2

FREE

258
Audium

Audium

We can get behind hiding the Music app’s clutter, but Audium could do with settings to personalise its appearance and behaviour.

2
2

£0.69

259
Chrono Trigger

Chrono Trigger

A bonafide legend that’s still well worth playing, in spite of interface woes

4
2

£6.99

260
Seesmic

Seesmic

Seesmic is an essential time-saving app for social networking fiends

4
2

FREE

261
Pro Evo 2011

Pro Evo 2011

The latest Pro Evo on iPhone still shows how football gaming should be done on mobile

4
2

£4.99

262
FatBooth

FatBooth

This latest iPhone photo-manipulation app is by far the grossest yet. And yet still the funniest.

5
2

£0.59

263
Evernote Hello

Evernote Hello

It could be useful, no doubt, but we’re not sure how many people will use it properly.

2
2

FREE

264
eBoo – space adventures

eBoo – space adventures

A minor classic in waiting that’s currently a bit too challenging for its own good

4
2

£0.69

265
0870

0870

A vital app for anyone calling an 0870 or 0845 number, despite its imperfections.

4
2

£0.59

266
Prizmo

Prizmo

This app applies OCR to everyday situations, with great results.

4
2

£6.99

267
Pro-Direct Soccer Zone, powered by Nike

Pro-Direct Soccer Zone, powered by Nike

Love Nike? Like football? You might just be interested in this…

4
2

FREE

268
Waitrose

Waitrose

If you can afford to shop at Waitrose then it’s likely you can afford an iPhone

4
2

FREE

269
Burn the Rope

Burn the Rope

A fine action-oriented puzzle game that pleasingly tries to do something different.

3
2

£1.19

270
Pure Lounge

Pure Lounge

One of the better internet radio apps available for the iPhone

5
2

£2.99

271
National Trust

National Trust

A superb and comprehensive free guide to Britain’s heritage sites

4
2

FREE

272
Rage

Rage

John Carmack develops a game for the iPhone, hardcore gamers worldwide gasp with joy

5
2

£0.59

273
WeightBot

WeightBot

WeightBot is a pretend virtual robot that wants to stop you eating. And he will succeed.

3
2

£1.19

274
Spectaculator, ZX Spectrum Emulator

Spectaculator, ZX Spectrum Emulator

A polished emulator, but for widespread appeal it needs more and better games.

2
2

£1.99

275
Blue Defense

Blue Defense

It’s Space Invaders with a twist! A great take on a classic

4
2

£1.19

276
Siege Hero

Siege Hero

A fun game and probably a good investment, but initially content-light compared to its main rival.

3
2

£0.69

277
Super 8

Super 8

There are other ‘shoot with an old camera’ apps out there, but and extremely well done.

4
2

£0.59

278
Monochromia – Black & White Photography

Monochromia – Black & White Photography

Simple, great value photo app for moody, thoughtful images.

4
2

FREE

279
Miner Disturbance

Miner Disturbance

Miner Disturbance is the latest in a long, distinguished line of mining based games from British developers

4
2

£1.19

280
Chuck’s Challenge

Chuck’s Challenge

With bite-sized levels that perfectly suit the iOS format, this is highly recommended for nostalgics and puzzle fans alike.

4
2

FREE

281
Sonic 4

Sonic 4

A Sega fanboys dream iPhone game, Sonic 4 is everything we expect from our favourite speed-freak blue hedgehog

4
2

£5.99

282
Music Unlimited

Music Unlimited

As a streaming service, it’s great, and has some handy features. But as an overall music service, its lack of offline playback holds it back.

3
2

FREE

283
Any.DO

Any.DO

Free, beautifully designed, well thought-out and often ingenious. It’s not quite perfect, but it’s not far off.

4
2

FREE

284
Golf Putt Pro

Golf Putt Pro

Golfers will enjoy showing it off at the clubhouse, but it’s not a proper game.

3
2

FREE

285
Infinity Blade 2

Infinity Blade 2

Lunges for ‘classic’, but stabs ‘merely very good’ instead. Nonetheless, it’s essential if you enjoyed the original

4
2

£4.99

286
Yearly

Yearly

A brilliant way to keep track of birthdays, with a level of polish to match Apple’s own apps

5
2

FREE

287
Game Your Video

Game Your Video

More powerful than it seems to let on, but still totally intuitive and easy to use.

3
2

£1.49

288
PS Express

PS Express

Underpowered image editor sits uncomfortably on iPhone hardware

3
2

FREE

289
Animoto Video Slideshows

Animoto Video Slideshows

You can create an unlimited number of beautiful 30-second slideshows for free. What’s not to like?

4
2

FREE

290
ZombieBooth: Alive in 3D

ZombieBooth: Alive in 3D

The latest fun photo-manipulation app from the Japanese wizards at MotionPortrait.

4
2

£0.59

291
ForestXplorer

ForestXplorer

Some good ideas, but it’s got some problems we want to see nixed soon.

3
2

FREE

292
AirVideo

AirVideo

Huge file sharing and video conversions on the go

5
2

£1.79

293
Vue

Vue

Simple movie booking app with bonus video content

4
2

FREE

294
Football Manager 2010

Football Manager 2010

FM 2010 finally arrives on the iPhone, much to the dismay of wags everywhere

4
2

£6.99

295
One Tap Hero

One Tap Hero

With sparkling ingenuity, One Tap Hero explores the simplest of interfaces to deliver a testing puzzle platformer with 100 levels of ideal mobile gaming.

4
2

£0.69

296
Endomondo

Endomondo

Comprehensive sports tracker at a literally unbeatable price

5
2

FREE

297
Convertr

Convertr

Convertr quickly converts values of all sorts, and the beautifully-designed interface makes it one of the most flexible we’ve seen.

4
2

£1.49

298
Project 83113

Project 83113

Definitely not a scientific abomination, but this isn’t quite the superior specimen you might hope for, considering its genes.

3
2

FREE

299
Fishing Kings

Fishing Kings

There’s plenty of fishing fun to be had in this great little virtual angler.

4
2

£0.59

300
The Lost City

The Lost City

Not the most demanding puzzles in the world, but this is a gently engaging adventure, with neatly designed problems and lovely looks.

4
2

FREE

301
Explosive Love

Explosive Love

Not quite best-in-class, but Explosive Love is entertaining, challenging and a bit of a looker.

3
2

£0.59

302
Grand Prix Story

Grand Prix Story

A racing team-management sim that never really picks up speed.

3
2

£2.49

303
NASA

NASA

If you are bored of normal world news, why not treat yourself to some news about what’s going on in outer space?

3
2

FREE

304
Tate Trumps

Tate Trumps

Do you like stroking your chin in front of baffling paintings? If so, here is an app for you

3
2

FREE

305
GroupMe

GroupMe

A useful group messaging app that’ll surely become a serious force worldwide when it launches outside the USA.

3
2

FREE

306
Geospike

Geospike

The visual splendor is somewhat spoilt by the dark tones, and levels are too slow-paced and repetitive to really grip you.

3
2

FREE

307
Levi Roots – Sunshine Food

Levi Roots – Sunshine Food

The Reggae Reggae Sauce fella from Dragon’s Den pops up with a recipe app for the iPhone

4
2

£3.99

308
Shadowgun

Shadowgun

Android-toting gamers should have Madfinger’s website bookmarked, such is the quality of the Czech coders’ excellent Tegra Zone beat-em-up ‘Samurai II: Vengeance THD’.

4
2

£5.49

309
The Guardian

The Guardian

The definitive British newspaper news application for the iPhone

4
2

£2.39

310
Asphalt 6: Adrenaline

Asphalt 6: Adrenaline

An insanely fast racer with some great track design, but it somehow feels a little empty.

4
2

£2.99

311
ForeverMap Europe

ForeverMap Europe

It’s a massive map of the whole of Europe that you can view when you are offline. What is not to like?

4
2

£2.39

312
bitly

bitly

We want much more analytics power, but it’s free and may prove useful for those who use bitly a lot.

3
2

FREE

313
Ice Rage

Ice Rage

A game this shallow is skating on thin ice, but it’s enjoyable enough that we don’t really care

3
2

£0.69

314
Osmos

Osmos

An experience in itself, Osmos is a delight to play.

5
2

£1.79

315
Foursquare

Foursquare

Foursquare encourages you to get out and explore your city and meet your friends more.

2
2

FREE

316
HeyWAY Pro: Hey Where Are You Location Service

HeyWAY Pro: Hey Where Are You Location Service

Find your family and friends wherever they are at any time of the day with HeyWAY.

3
2

£0.59

317
Fishing Kings

Fishing Kings

There’s plenty of fishing fun to be had in this great little virtual angler

4
2

FREE

318
Korg iKaossilator

Korg iKaossilator

Brilliant fun, intensely creative, and universally accessible. A compelling musical toy.

5
2

£6.99

319
Garage Marketplace

Garage Marketplace

Putting photos front and centre in a buying and selling app is a perfectly good idea, but there are other flaws here.

2
2

FREE

320
Don’t Get Me Wrong

Don’t Get Me Wrong

A good, fun idea, but the app is hampered by being incomplete – and occasionally wide of the mark.

2
2

£0.69

321
Big Hit Baseball

Big Hit Baseball

Fun, playable and simple, but lacking the depth it’d need to steal an extra base (star)

3
2

£0.69

322
You Gotta See This

You Gotta See This

A great idea, but the results are a big disappointment.

2
2

£1.19

323
Eisenhower

Eisenhower

A thoughtfully designed app, and one that really can help with your time management.

4
2

£1.99

324
Camera Awesome

Camera Awesome

Slightly grabby with the IAP, but otherwise an excellent free photography app up there with the best of them.

4
2

FREE

325
DOFUS 2: Battles

DOFUS 2: Battles

If you’re a doofus, don’t play DOFUS. The various creature and enemy types make this a strategy puzzler of surprising depth. A satisfying challenge.

4
2

£1.99

326
HundredPushUps

HundredPushUps

Ever wanted to impress girls by doing a hundred push-ups in the street just like Rocky Balboa?

2
2

£0.59

327
Bejeweled

Bejeweled

What? A verdict!? Just leave us alone – we’re busy playing Diamond Mine! Again! All night long! Argh!

4
2

£0.69

328
Affagato

Affagato

It’s handy as a brief, pocket guide to all things coffee, but by no means perfect

3
2

£0.69

329
Dynamite jack

Dynamite jack

More puzzle than stealth, and enjoyable, if lacking that extra addictive quality that would demand you perfect every level. But when it clicks, it’s a blast.

4
2

£1.99

330
Localscope

Localscope

Find amenities fast using this app, which searches multiple databases to give you more useful results.

4
2

£1.49

331
Zapd

Zapd

Easy websites for everyone at light speed. It’s limited , but what it does, it does with aplomb

4
2

FREE

332
Wimbledon 2010

Wimbledon 2010

The perfect app to accompany a nice ice-cold jug of Pimms as you while away summer evenings in the garden

3
2

FREE

333
Echoer

Echoer

Sadly, there are too few Echoes to be useful, and those that do exist read like marketing blurb.

2
2

FREE

334
AA Days Out Guide 2011

AA Days Out Guide 2011

AA takes a no-frills approach to location-based discovery of UK attractions.

4
2

FREE

335
Facebook

Facebook

The world’s biggest and most popular social networking website works fantastically on the iPhone.

4
2

FREE

336
Bear Physics

Bear Physics

A solid, enjoyable foundation – but structural niggles soon grate, keeping this bear from getting the honey it would otherwise deserve.

3
2

£0.69

337
Eager Beaver

Eager Beaver

Some frustratingly difficult later levels, but otherwise this enjoyable dam-building puzzle is top of the class.

4
2

£0.69

338
MENSA Brain Test

MENSA Brain Test

Brain-training games are becoming ten-a-penny, but finally there’s one worth your attention

4
2

£1.19

339
Chuck’s Challenge

Chuck’s Challenge

With bite-sized levels that perfectly suit the iOS format, this is highly recommended for nostalgics and puzzle fans alike.

4
2

£0.69

340
FIFA 11

FIFA 11

Visually stunning and pirouetting round Pro Evo like a Messi unleashed. EA is back on top…

4
2

£2.99

341
Amoebattle

Amoebattle

A slightly uneven experience, but for the most part this is charming and as fun as an Amoebarrel of monkeys.

4
2

£2.99

342
Day One (Journal)

Day One (Journal)

Obstacle-free note-taking with instant Dropbox sync. We like.

4
2

£1.49

343
Muybridgizer

Muybridgizer

If you fancy yourself as an arty photographer, the Muybridgizer will delight and entertain

4
2

FREE

344
ForestXplorer

ForestXplorer

Some good ideas, but it’s got some problems we want to see nixed soon.

3
2

FREE

345
Guitar Hero

Guitar Hero

Activision rolls-out its killer pretend-to-be-a-rock-star game for the iPhone, but can it work?

3
2

£1.79

346
Tap Disc

Tap Disc

Match coloured balls and make sure your timing is spot on with Tap Disc

4
2

£0.59

347
Dark Meadow

Dark Meadow

An atmospheric, incredibly interesting story undone by out-of-place combat

3
2

£0.69

348
Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers

Trim those Christmas pounds with your iPhone

3
2

FREE

349
Philips BatterySense

Philips BatterySense

A piece of brilliant interface design, but the figures are not something to be relied upon

2
2

FREE

350
Omegapixel

Omegapixel

Retro arcade space action that gets a little complicated and a bit silly at times, but it’s a cracking blast once you’ve a feel for it.

4
2

FREE

351
Dragon Dictation

Dragon Dictation

A nice mobile version of Dragon, but speech recognition’s clunky edge is hard to ignore.

3
2

FREE

352
Groove Coaster

Groove Coaster

A visually stunning and surprisingly fresh take on a genre that was becoming stagnant.

4
2

£1.99

353
Snapture

Snapture

Snapture is the best iPhone camera app on the App Store, bar none.

4
2

£1.19

354
Pris: A Unique Mobile Camera

Pris: A Unique Mobile Camera

Instagram enthusiasts will like its camera features, video enthusiasts will like its widescreen video. We like just about everything!

4
2

£1.49

355
Sonic the Hedgehog 2

Sonic the Hedgehog 2

One of Sega’s greatest creations from the golden years of the 1990s is lovingly recreated for Apple’s mobile internet device

4
2

£3.49

356
Disco Kitten

Disco Kitten

Disco Kitten’s difficulty ramps up too quickly, but it amuses up until that point.

3
2

£0.69

357
Hour Face

Hour Face

Perhaps the creepiest and most addictive thing to come out of Japan since Pokemon.

4
2

£1.79

358
Final Freeway 2R

Final Freeway 2R

Retro racing with its pedal stuck fast to the metal, and more to it than rose-tinted OutRun nostalgia.

4
2

£0.69

359
BoxPlots

BoxPlots

BoxPlots takes an overdone format and adds charm, character and a smidge of originality, resulting in a very pleasant puzzler.

3
2

£0.69

360
Digg

Digg

Popular social news aggregator gets its own iPhone app for news and trivia junkies

3
2

FREE

361
Beneath a Steel Sky: Remastered

Beneath a Steel Sky: Remastered

Revolution Software’s classic PC adventure is dusted off and given a new life on iPhone.

4
2

£1.79

362
A Hands Heater

A Hands Heater

If you like to impress people with apps that are utterly impractical then this is for you

1
2

£0.59

363
Anytune Pro HQ – Music Practice Perfected

Anytune Pro HQ – Music Practice Perfected

Although Anytune lacks the elegance and immediacy of Capo, it makes up for it with a strong and flexible feature set.

4
2

£11.49

364
Geometry Wars Touch

Geometry Wars Touch

We love Bizarre Creations’ original Xbox 360 Arcade version, almost as much as we love this new iPhone port

5
2

£2.99

365
TED Mobile

TED Mobile

20-minute nuggets of wisdom from experts around the world

5
2

FREE

366
RedLaser

RedLaser

A handy barcode scanner that lets you pretend that you secretly work at Tesco’s.

4
2

£1.19

367
Photobox2go

Photobox2go

Photobox.com has shot to prominence as Europe’s number one online photo service in recent times, so it’s about time it got its own iPhone app.

3
2

FREE

368
Attic

Attic

A beautiful interface but not, perhaps, the best basic concept ever

3
2

£0.69

369
BOTwaR

BOTwaR

There’s replay value for its target market, but the means to challenge other people’s robots would be a huge improvement.

3
2

£1.49

370
iMovie

iMovie

Less bells and whistles than the desktop version, but a brilliant mobile incarnation of iMovie that will empower iPhone 4 users everywhere.

4
2

£2.99

371
4Eyes

4Eyes

A useful search tool, though it could do with an easier way to switch engines

4
2

£0.69

372
Spotify

Spotify

Spotify is the world’s greatest music streaming service and one of our favourite iPhone music apps.

5
2

FREE

373
MatchPint

MatchPint

Helping you watch televised sport in the perfect pub or bar surroundings

5
2

FREE

374
Cinemagram

Cinemagram

A superb way of capturing a moment, with an easy-to-use process – even if the app needs a little polish.

4
2

FREE

375
EyeTV by Elgato

EyeTV by Elgato

Little wrong with the app, though bandwidth can make the experience quite frustrating.

4
2

£2.99

376
AA Speed Camera

AA Speed Camera

This offers solid performance in locating speed cameras, but its ugly interface lets it down

3
2

FREE

377
Gorillacam Pro

Gorillacam Pro

It’s not all-singing and dancing, but it is free.

4
2

FREE

378
Otamatone

Otamatone

We are Japanese if you please… Otamotone is one of the best and (bizarre-est) music apps yet developed for iPhone

4
2

£1.79

379
KooZak

KooZak

A nice way of getting younger kids to practice their adding perhaps, but with little enjoyment for an adult audience.

2
2

£0.69

380
VLC Remote

VLC Remote

Control VLC media player on your PC and Mac from the comfort of the couch.

4
2

£1.79

381
Capo

Capo

A simple app that only really does one thing, but Capo does it so well that it’s very hard to fault.

4
2

£2.99

382
Total Football – Champions League

Total Football – Champions League

After a stirring World Cup stats success, Total Football tackles Europe’s elite cup competition

5
2

FREE

383
Street Fighter IV

Street Fighter IV

Capcom’s classic beat-em-up heads to the iPhone, and is surprisingly playable

4
2

£5.99

384
Cut the Rope

Cut the Rope

One of the greatest casual games on the iPhone to date

5
2

£0.59

385
Foodspotting

Foodspotting

Tastily presented social app that presses the right buttons for food aesthetes.

4
2

FREE

386
Ragdoll Blaster 3

Ragdoll Blaster 3

The iOS equivalent of a plain cheese sandwich: does the job, but it won’t linger in the memory afterwards.

4
2

£0.69

387
FitCoach

FitCoach

Lucozade’s latest iPhone fitness app is a decent stab at providing a free personal trainer on your phone. Willpower not included.

3
2

FREE

388
Giftplan

Giftplan

Featureful, well thought-out and looks gorgeous too. Never forget that anniversary again!

4
2

£1.99

389
Coffee Cellar

Coffee Cellar

An easy and pretty way for coffee connoisseurs to keep track of their favourite blends.

4
2

£1.99

390
Raileasy

Raileasy

Booking train tickets can be a real nightmare, but not if you get yourself RailEasy

4
2

FREE

391
Jamie’s 20 Minute Meals

Jamie’s 20 Minute Meals

The cheeky cocker-nee cook that everybody loves to hate has only gone and made one of the best iPhone cooking apps yet!

4
2

£4.99

392
I Must Run!

I Must Run!

In borrowing the best from the rest and adding new twists, I Must Run! becomes best in class.

4
2

£0.69

393
Camera+

Camera+

One of the rare few camera apps for iPhone that is worth your money and your time.

4
2

£1.19

394
Cat Physics

Cat Physics

A cracking little game that follows in the slightly bonkers tradition of Doodle Jump and Angry Birds

5
2

£0.59

395
30/30

30/30

It can’t quite replace a regular to-do list, but 30/30 can really help you manage your time each day.

4
2

FREE

396
Another World – 20th Anniversary

Another World – 20th Anniversary

A mercilessly difficult, albeit faithful Amiga port that rewards only the most tenacious of gamers

3
2

£2.99

397
Trixel

Trixel

Challenging, addictive tile-based puzzle game that shows the benefits of empowering small indy developers.

4
2

£2.99

398
Checkmark

Checkmark

It adds some clever features over its competitors, but it’s also lacking some. A good app, but not essential.

3
2

£1.99

399
Jamie’s Recipes

Jamie’s Recipes

The grinning Cockernee is back with yet another app for the iPhone

4
2

FREE

400
Modern Combat 2: Black Pegasus

Modern Combat 2: Black Pegasus

Black Pegasus is easily the greatest war-themed first person shooter to grace the iPhone to date

4
2

£3.99

401
Brushes

Brushes

The ultimate iPhone app to bring out that paint-swirling artistic side of you.

4
2

£2.99

402
Bloom

Bloom

An ambient light and sound show from the brain of the mighty Brian Eno.

4
2

£2.79

403
CaskFinder

CaskFinder

Could find you a nice beer in a pinch, but it’s not comprehensive enough for our tastes.

2
2

FREE

404
Facemakr

Facemakr

Another Japanese gem that lets you create fantastic comic avatars of you and your mates in no time at all.

4
2

£1.19

405
eScrap App

eScrap App

Scrapbook on your iPhone, the easy way…

3
2

£1.29

406
Extraction: Project Outbreak

Extraction: Project Outbreak

Innovative controls and a great foundation, but repetitive. If new missions appear later, pretend we gave it another star

3
2

£0.69

407
NetNewsWire Premium

NetNewsWire Premium

The best RSS news feed reader for the iPhone for hardcore news junkies

4
2

£2.99

408
Greedy Spiders

Greedy Spiders

Tough puzzles and a sharp difficulty curve mean this treads a fine line between fun and frustration

3
2

£0.69

409
Google Mobile

Google Mobile

The quickest and easiest way to search and access Google Apps on the iPhone

3
2

FREE

410
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2

If you loved the original THPS2 then this is a cracking trip down nostalgia park

4
2

£2.99

411
1112 Episode 01

1112 Episode 01

An unsettling and intriguing adventure.

4
2

£2.99

412
Quad Camera

Quad Camera

Make magical images with this super-fun camera app.

4
2

£1.49

413
IMDb

IMDb

World’s biggest movie database lands on the iPhone

4
2

FREE

414
ZonkOut Timer

ZonkOut Timer

Taps into the sleep sweet spot in your iTunes library.

4
2

£0.69

415
Odeon

Odeon

The film fanatic’s best friend. Providing you’re an Odeon loyalist

4
2

FREE

416
Anthill: Tactical Trail Defense

Anthill: Tactical Trail Defense

A fast, fun, yet ultimately simple strategy game with brilliant controls

4
2

£0.69

417
Google Chrome

Google Chrome

It’s hobbled in a couple of important ways compared to Safari, but Chrome offers enough new features to win some people over – especially if you use the desktop version.

4
2

FREE

418
Opera Mini

Opera Mini

A nippy mobile web browser that’s faster than Apple’s own Safari on iPhone

4
2

FREE

419
myStarbucks UK

myStarbucks UK

A beautiful, well-engineered app that should be a gold standard for iPhone apps.

4
2

FREE

420
Songify

Songify

Oh, we don’t know. Works fine. Looks okay. Fills us with hate. Get it if you want. We can’t stop you.

2
2

FREE

421
Pac-Man

Pac-Man

A clunky and overpriced outing for the 80s classic

2
2

£2.99

422
Create a Commentary

Create a Commentary

A fun app, but only once or twice, and it needs more sharing options.

3
2

£1.49

423
Skyfire

Skyfire

At what price Flash video on your iPhone

2
2

£1.79

424
Sleep Cycle alarm clock

Sleep Cycle alarm clock

Manage and control your sleeping patterns and be fitter, happier, more productive…

4
2

£0.59

425
Chore Monster

Chore Monster

A good idea. Sign up procedure could be easier, but it all works once you’re in.

4
2

FREE

426
Thief Lupin

Thief Lupin

A poor platformer that frustrates rather than entertains

1
2

FREE

427
Bug Heroes

Bug Heroes

An innovative, cute and moderately enjoyable game, but it’s not quite the finished article.

3
2

FREE

428
Can I Eat It? UK

Can I Eat It? UK

Don’t use as your only defence against things you can\’t eat, but it’s a great first line.

3
2

£1.99

429
Super Monkey Ball 2

Super Monkey Ball 2

Sega’s cutesy monkey rolling, gliding and flying classic gets its second outing on the iPhone.

5
2

£2.99

430
Fishing Kings

Fishing Kings

Gameloft’s Fishing Kings is the greatest angling sim on a handheld to date

4
2

£1.79

431
Afterglow – Photo Editor

Afterglow – Photo Editor

A decent app, and something worth splashing 69p on if you’re bored of Instagram and Hipstamatic’s filters, but no great shakes.

3
2

£0.69

432
Print n share

Print n share

Difficult to set up, but once you’ve got it working, it offers a great range of print options.

4
2

£5.99

433
Fragger

Fragger

A physics-based game to take on Angry Birds

4
2

£0.59

434
GIF SHOP

GIF SHOP

Knock out animation in no time

5
2

£0.69

435
Hard Lines

Hard Lines

The sort of game you’ll intend to play for five minutes – and then it’ll be dark outside.

4
2

£0.69

436
Articles – The Wikipedia app

Articles – The Wikipedia app

A jewel of an app; we can’t wait to try the iPad version

4
2

£1.99

437
Guitar Hero

Guitar Hero

A very cheap and very cheerful translation of the world’s favourite rhythm game.

4
2

£1.89

438
Echofon Pro

Echofon Pro

Sports a reasonable set of features, but it isn’t pretty and lacks a sync feature.

3
2

£2.99

439
Shazam Encore

Shazam Encore

A superb way of identifying new music that you like and sharing your finds with friends.

4
2

£2.99

440
Hipstamatic

Hipstamatic

If you want to produce cool, retro-looking Polaroid style pics with your iPhone, Hipstamatic is the app to do it

4
2

£1.19

441
Jetpack Joyride

Jetpack Joyride

An absurdly addictive runner that stops just short of soaring its way to perfection

4
2

FREE

442
toptable restaurant finder

toptable restaurant finder

If you already use toptable’s restaurant-booking website, then you will know what is in store with this useful food-finding app.

4
2

FREE

443
Metro Cab Finder

Metro Cab Finder

The perfect app for when you are drunk and lost

3
2

FREE

444
Duke Nukem

Duke Nukem

A sorry, lazy port of an FPS classic

1
2

£0.59

445
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light

Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light

Technical gremlins aside, this is vintage Lara Croft with fantastic shooting and adventuring.

4
2

£3.99

446
2010 FIFA World Cup

2010 FIFA World Cup

Finger-touch controlled footy game to while away the hours in-between the real World Cup matches this summer

3
2

£3.99

447
Firefox Home

Firefox Home

Not quite a mobile version of our favourite web browser, but it’ll do for now

4
2

FREE

448
Let’s Golf 2

Let’s Golf 2

Cartoonish golf-based fun for fans of classic arcade style gaming on the iPhone.

4
2

£2.99

449
Castlevania Puzzle: Encore of the Night

Castlevania Puzzle: Encore of the Night

A great puzzle game, full stop, but especially nice for series fans.

4
2

£0.69

450
Egg vs Chicken

Egg vs Chicken

It’s no Plants vs. Zombies, but Egg vs. Chicken is closer to ‘tasty treat’ than ‘undercooked’.

3
2

£0.59

451
Amazon Mobile UK

Amazon Mobile UK

Amazon’s iPhone app lets you take pictures of stuff you want and instantly find out if they are in stock.

4
2

FREE

452
Adidas miCoach

Adidas miCoach

Training just got a whole lot easier

5
2

FREE

453
Google Places

Google Places

A smart Google Maps-based app that’s actually made by Google

4
2

FREE

454
Google Translate

Google Translate

Magical travel app disolves language barriers

5
2

FREE

455
Keybox

Keybox

A simple and secure way of storing passwords, personal details and even images.

5
2

FREE

456
Pirates vs Ninjas vs Zombies vs Pandas
3
2

£0.59

457
The Wine Navigator

The Wine Navigator

Easy pairing and exploring tool for wine novices

4
2

£1.79

458
Fast Five The Movie: Official Game

Fast Five The Movie: Official Game

Fast Five looks and feels great, but lacks the honed balance and difficulty curve of Asphalt 6.

3
2

£2.99

459
Zumocast

Zumocast

Access all of your audio over Wi-Fi

4
2

FREE

460
AA Hotel Guide 2010

AA Hotel Guide 2010

If you’re looking for a decent, free guide to UK hotels then look no further

3
2

FREE

461
NASA

NASA

If you are bored of normal world news, why not treat yourself to some news about what’s going on in outer space?

3
2

FREE

462
FIFA 12

FIFA 12

Currently the best footy experience on iOS by a considerable margin, and a step up from last year’s offering

5
2

£2.99

463
TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

If you travel or holiday a lot, iPhone’s Trip Advisor app will definitely find you the best hotel or meal

3
2

FREE

464
How Stuff Works

How Stuff Works

A nice addition for the curious iPhoner

4
2

FREE

465
Ascendancy

Ascendancy

It’s a lovely game, lovingly restored and has great nostalgia value. It’s just not terribly user-friendly.

3
2

£2.99

466
Ocado

Ocado

The Ocado app lets you do your weekly shop from the comfort of your couch via the iPhone.

4
2

FREE

467
LinkedIn

LinkedIn

LinkedIn on iPhone puts your entire professional network on the end of your index finger.

3
2

FREE

468
Fighting Fantasy: The Warlock of Firetop Mountain

Fighting Fantasy: The Warlock of Firetop Mountain

A timeless classic. And now, a little piece of role-playing history in your pocket.

3
1

£1.99