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
46

£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
MSN Messenger FREE

MSN Messenger FREE

The old school IM service comes to iPhone

5
3

FREE

6
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

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
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

10
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

11
SoundHound

SoundHound

Serious Shazam competitor that also does singing and humming

4
3

£2.39

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
NavFree GPS UK & ROI

NavFree GPS UK & ROI

A free TomTom alternative, but satellite coverage is patchy

3
3

FREE

16
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

18
Dead Space

Dead Space

Is this atmospheric survival horror an iPhone-defining title?

4
3

£3.99

19
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

20
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

21
Anooki Jump

Anooki Jump

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

4
3

£0.69

22
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

23
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

24
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

25
The Scotsman

The Scotsman

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

4
3

£1.79

26
Gangstar: Miami Vindication

Gangstar: Miami Vindication

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

5
3

£4.99

27
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

28
AirBoard

AirBoard

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

4
3

FREE

29
Buffer

Buffer

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

4
3

FREE

30
Speedo TriathELITE

Speedo TriathELITE

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

3
3

FREE

31
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

32
PingMe Messenger

PingMe Messenger

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

3
3

FREE

33
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

34
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

35
X Comics

X Comics

The Superman of comic-book apps.

4
3

FREE

36
Commodore 64

Commodore 64

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

4
3

£2.99

37
Axe in Face

Axe in Face

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

4
3

FREE

38
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

39
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

40
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

41
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

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
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

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
AirDisk Pro

AirDisk Pro

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

3
3

£1.49

46
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

47
Glenfiddich

Glenfiddich

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

3
3

FREE

48
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

49
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

50
Prospectus Library

Prospectus Library

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

4
3

FREE

51
Moonpig

Moonpig

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

4
3

FREE

52
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

53
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

54
PES 2010

PES 2010

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

4
3

£5.99

55
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

56
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

57
Banksy-Locations

Banksy-Locations

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

4
3

£0.69

58
Grow Your Own

Grow Your Own

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

5
3

FREE

59
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

60
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

61
QI

QI

An entire library of the Quite Interesting on your iPhone

4
3

£2.39

62
iDarkroom

iDarkroom

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

3
3

£0.69

63
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

64
Worms

Worms

Garden grubs blast their way onto the iPhone

4
3

£1.79

65
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

66
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

67
Real Golf 2011

Real Golf 2011

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

3
3

£2.99

68
Babbel

Babbel

Expansive vocabulary trainer lacking in polish

3
3

£8.95

69
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

70
ESPNsoccernet

ESPNsoccernet

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

3
3

£0.69

71
Skype

Skype

Dirt cheap VoIP calling across the world

4
3

FREE

72
White Noise

White Noise

Background noise to help you block out background noise

4
3

£1.19

73
Sonic 2

Sonic 2

Spin, Sonic spin… or not

2
3

£2.99

74
Munch 5-A-Day

Munch 5-A-Day

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

4
3

FREE

75
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

76
PayPal

PayPal

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

3
3

FREE

77
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

78
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

79
GolfCard

GolfCard

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

3
3

£4.99

80
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

81
Zombie Highway

Zombie Highway

FIll idle moments with ravenous zombies and exciting weapons.

3
3

£0.59

82
Bitsteam

Bitsteam

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

2
3

FREE

83
ShopStyle mobile

ShopStyle mobile

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

3
3

FREE

84
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

85
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

86
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

87
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

88
Songkick

Songkick

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

5
3

FREE

89
iBBQ

iBBQ

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

4
3

FREE

90
Gum Drop

Gum Drop

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

3
3

£0.69

91
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
3

£0.69

92
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

93
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

94
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

95
10000000

10000000

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

3
2

£1.49

96
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

97
Orange Do Some Good

Orange Do Some Good

Bite-sized volunteering you can do on the bus

5
2

FREE

98
Zombie Cafe

Zombie Cafe

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

3
2

FREE

99
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
2

FREE

100
The Good Pub Guide 2011

The Good Pub Guide 2011

A good initial version, with more features to come.

4
2

£3.99

101
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

102
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

103
iQuarium

iQuarium

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

4
2

£0.59

104
Hypership Out Of Control

Hypership Out Of Control

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

4
2

£0.69

105
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

106
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

107
Numberlys

Numberlys

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

3
2

£3.99

108
Awareness

Awareness

A fantastic idea, but too much hassle to use

2
2

£1.19

109
AA Time Machine

AA Time Machine

A useful geographical tool for historians and the curious alike.

4
2

FREE

110
Instagram

Instagram

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

5
2

FREE

111
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

112
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

113
Catapult King

Catapult King

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

3
2

FREE

114
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

115
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

116
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

117
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

118
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

119
Gimme Music!

Gimme Music!

A neat, simple method of randomly exploring new music.

4
2

FREE

120
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

121
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

122
Finger Focus

Finger Focus

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

4
2

£0.69

123
TuneIn Radio

TuneIn Radio

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

4
2

£1.19

124
Air Penguin

Air Penguin

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

4
2

£0.69

125
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

126
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

127
Chaos Rings

Chaos Rings

A great-looking and thoroughly enjoyable iPhone exclusive.

4
2

£8.99

128
remoteMouse

remoteMouse

Quick, cheap and easy alternative to an actual remote mouse

4
2

£1.19

129
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

130
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

131
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

132
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

133
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

134
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

135
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

136
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

137
Delivery Status Touch

Delivery Status Touch

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

4
2

£2.99

138
myFry

myFry

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

5
2

£7.99

139
iMaschine

iMaschine

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

4
2

£2.99

140
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

141
Gibsons Learn & Master Guitar

Gibsons Learn & Master Guitar

Partly an advert, but the tuner is quite useful.

3
2

FREE

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
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

144
Football Manager Handheld 2012

Football Manager Handheld 2012

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

4
2

£6.99

145
DariusBurst SP

DariusBurst SP

Excellently polished shooting with a fine pedigree.

4
2

£7.49

146
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

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
EPOCH

EPOCH

An excellent shooter occasionally weighed down by half-baked ideas

4
2

£2.99

149
Tweetie 2

Tweetie 2

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

4
2

£1.79

150
Spirit Booth

Spirit Booth

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

4
2

£0.59

151
eBay

eBay

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

3
2

FREE

152
Frogger Decades

Frogger Decades

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

1
2

£0.69

153
Infinity Blade

Infinity Blade

Great visuals and great combat make a winning combo.

4
2

£2.99

154
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

155
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

156
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

157
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

158
Flight Control

Flight Control

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

4
2

£0.59

159
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

160
Everyday

Everyday

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

3
2

£1.49

161
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

162
Evi

Evi

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

2
2

£0.69

163
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

164
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

165
StarCannon

StarCannon

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

4
2

£0.59

166
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

167
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

168
SAS Survival

SAS Survival

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

3
2

£3.99

169
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

170
KitchenPad Timer Pro

KitchenPad Timer Pro

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

4
2

£1.99

171
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

172
Cueframe

Cueframe

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

3
2

£1.49

173
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

174
Postage Rates UK

Postage Rates UK

A near perfect timesaver for regular eBayers and letter senders.

4
2

£1.49

175
eScrap App

eScrap App

You’re very own iPhone scrap book

3
2

FREE

176
Concert Vault

Concert Vault

The greatest free live music archive known to mankind.

4
2

FREE

177
Fruit Ninja

Fruit Ninja

Harmless fruity fun comes to iPhone

4
2

£0.59

178
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

179
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

180
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

181
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

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
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

184
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

185
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

186
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

187
Call of Duty: Zombies

Call of Duty: Zombies

Is this console classic the best shooter on the iPhone

5
2

£2.99

188
Things

Things

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

4
2

£5.99

189
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

190
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

191
Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunter

Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunter

Interesting enough but the dinos should be more vicious.

3
2

£1.79

192
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

193
Natwest

Natwest

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

2
2

FREE

194
Whale Trail

Whale Trail

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

5
2

£0.69

195
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

196
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

197
CreaVures

CreaVures

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

3
2

£0.69

198
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

199
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

200
Cyborg Vision

Cyborg Vision

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

1
2

£0.69

201
iVideoCamera

iVideoCamera

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

3
2

£0.59

202
Bwin Poker

Bwin Poker

Giving you a fix of real money play on the bus

4
2

FREE

203
Deezer

Deezer

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

5
2

FREE

204
Friends

Friends

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

3
2

£0.69

205
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

206
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

207
RunKeeper Pro

RunKeeper Pro

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

4
2

£5.99

208
PhotoAvatar

PhotoAvatar

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

5
2

£1.19

209
Zavvi

Zavvi

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

4
2

FREE

210
DocuSign Ink

DocuSign Ink

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

2
2

FREE

211
DEO

DEO

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

3
2

£0.69

212
The Package

The Package

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

5
2

£0.69

213
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

214
ZumoCast

ZumoCast

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

4
2

FREE

215
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

216
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

217
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

218
How Stuff Works

How Stuff Works

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

4
2

FREE

219
Scalextric

Scalextric

Destroying our fond childhood memories

1
2

£0.59

220
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

221
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

222
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

223
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

224
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

225
Blue Defense

Blue Defense

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

4
2

£1.19

226
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

227
Death Smiles

Death Smiles

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

3
2

£7.99

228
Find My Friends

Find My Friends

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

4
2

FREE

229
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

230
iFitness

iFitness

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

3
2

£1.19

231
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

232
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

233
Tap DJ

Tap DJ

Well-polished but ulimtately gimmicky mix-em up?

3
2

£1.19

234
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

235
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

236
Flick Football

Flick Football

Flick a finger, score a goal, repeat…

4
2

£0.59

237
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

238
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

239
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

240
Dark Nebula: Episode 2

Dark Nebula: Episode 2

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

5
2

£1.19

241
Photoshop.com Mobile

Photoshop.com Mobile

How to edit your iPhone snaps into better pictorial shape.

4
2

FREE

242
Seesmic

Seesmic

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

4
2

FREE

243
Evernote

Evernote

The top jotter app for iPhone and iPod touch

4
2

FREE

244
Jenga

Jenga

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

2
2

£0.69

245
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

246
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

247
2 Sugars

2 Sugars

Nice design, but it would benefit from a reminders function

3
2

£0.69

248
Pure Lounge

Pure Lounge

One of the better internet radio apps available for the iPhone

5
2

£2.99

249
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

250
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

251
The Telegraph

The Telegraph

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

3
2

FREE

252
DriveGain+

DriveGain+

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

3
2

£4.99

253
Plants vs Zombies

Plants vs Zombies

The undead take on our oxygen-producing green friends

5
2

£0.59

254
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

255
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

256
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

257
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

258
Burn the Rope

Burn the Rope

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

3
2

£1.19

259
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

260
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

261
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

262
National Trust

National Trust

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

4
2

FREE

263
Waitrose

Waitrose

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

4
2

FREE

264
ZombieBooth: Alive in 3D

ZombieBooth: Alive in 3D

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

4
2

£0.59

265
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

266
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

267
Chrono Trigger

Chrono Trigger

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

4
2

£6.99

268
WeightBot

WeightBot

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

3
2

£1.19

269
ForestXplorer

ForestXplorer

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

3
2

FREE

270
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

271
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

272
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

273
Monochromia – Black & White Photography

Monochromia – Black & White Photography

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

4
2

FREE

274
Vue

Vue

Simple movie booking app with bonus video content

4
2

FREE

275
Super 8

Super 8

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

4
2

£0.59

276
GroupMe

GroupMe

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

3
2

FREE

277
FatBooth

FatBooth

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

5
2

£0.59

278
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

279
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

280
Football Manager 2010

Football Manager 2010

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

4
2

£6.99

281
Osmos

Osmos

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

5
2

£1.79

282
Fishing Kings

Fishing Kings

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

4
2

£0.59

283
Bistromath

Bistromath

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

4
2

£1.99

284
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

285
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

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
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

288
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

289
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

290
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

291
Rage

Rage

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

5
2

£0.59

292
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

293
HundredPushUps

HundredPushUps

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

2
2

£0.59

294
AirVideo

AirVideo

Huge file sharing and video conversions on the go

5
2

£1.79

295
0870

0870

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

4
2

£0.59

296
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

297
PS Express

PS Express

Underpowered image editor sits uncomfortably on iPhone hardware

3
2

FREE

298
Foursquare

Foursquare

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

2
2

FREE

299
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

300
AntiCrop

AntiCrop

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

2
2

£0.69

301
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

302
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

303
You Gotta See This

You Gotta See This

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

2
2

£1.19

304
Echoer

Echoer

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

2
2

FREE

305
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

306
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

307
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

308
The Guardian

The Guardian

The definitive British newspaper news application for the iPhone

4
2

£2.39

309
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

310
Prizmo

Prizmo

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

4
2

£6.99

311
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

312
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

313
Bejeweled

Bejeweled

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

4
2

£0.69

314
Korg iKaossilator

Korg iKaossilator

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

5
2

£6.99

315
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

316
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

317
FIFA 11

FIFA 11

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

4
2

£2.99

318
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

319
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

320
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

321
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

322
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

323
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

324
Endomondo

Endomondo

Comprehensive sports tracker at a literally unbeatable price

5
2

FREE

325
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

326
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

327
Eisenhower

Eisenhower

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

4
2

£1.99

328
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

329
Day One (Journal)

Day One (Journal)

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

4
2

£1.49

330
Grand Prix Story

Grand Prix Story

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

3
2

£2.49

331
Facebook

Facebook

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

4
2

FREE

332
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

333
Zapd

Zapd

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

4
2

FREE

334
Disco Kitten

Disco Kitten

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

3
2

£0.69

335
Hour Face

Hour Face

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

4
2

£1.79

336
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

337
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

338
Fishing Kings

Fishing Kings

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

4
2

FREE

339
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

340
Localscope

Localscope

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

4
2

£1.49

341
Tap Disc

Tap Disc

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

4
2

£0.59

342
Philips BatterySense

Philips BatterySense

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

2
2

FREE

343
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

344
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

345
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

346
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

347
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

348
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

349
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

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
AA Speed Camera

AA Speed Camera

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

3
2

FREE

352
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

353
TED Mobile

TED Mobile

20-minute nuggets of wisdom from experts around the world

5
2

FREE

354
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

355
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

356
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

357
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

358
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

359
Groove Coaster

Groove Coaster

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

4
2

£1.99

360
Affagato

Affagato

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

3
2

£0.69

361
Snapture

Snapture

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

4
2

£1.19

362
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

363
Digg

Digg

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

3
2

FREE

364
Attic

Attic

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

3
2

£0.69

365
VLC Remote

VLC Remote

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

4
2

£1.79

366
Camera+

Camera+

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

4
2

£1.19

367
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

368
Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers

Trim those Christmas pounds with your iPhone

3
2

FREE

369
Giftplan

Giftplan

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

4
2

£1.99

370
Cut the Rope

Cut the Rope

One of the greatest casual games on the iPhone to date

5
2

£0.59

371
Spotify

Spotify

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

5
2

FREE

372
RedLaser

RedLaser

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

4
2

£1.19

373
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

374
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

375
Dark Meadow

Dark Meadow

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

3
2

£0.69

376
Dragon Dictation

Dragon Dictation

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

3
2

FREE

377
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

378
EyeTV by Elgato

EyeTV by Elgato

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

4
2

£2.99

379
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

380
MatchPint

MatchPint

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

5
2

FREE

381
Street Fighter IV

Street Fighter IV

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

4
2

£5.99

382
ForestXplorer

ForestXplorer

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

3
2

FREE

383
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

384
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

385
Gorillacam Pro

Gorillacam Pro

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

4
2

FREE

386
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

387
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

388
Brushes

Brushes

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

4
2

£2.99

389
Raileasy

Raileasy

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

4
2

FREE

390
Coffee Cellar

Coffee Cellar

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

4
2

£1.99

391
Muybridgizer

Muybridgizer

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

4
2

FREE

392
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

393
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

394
Bloom

Bloom

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

4
2

£2.79

395
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

396
Foodspotting

Foodspotting

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

4
2

FREE

397
Quad Camera

Quad Camera

Make magical images with this super-fun camera app.

4
2

£1.49

398
NetNewsWire Premium

NetNewsWire Premium

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

4
2

£2.99

399
IMDb

IMDb

World’s biggest movie database lands on the iPhone

4
2

FREE

400
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

401
Trixel

Trixel

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

4
2

£2.99

402
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

403
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

404
CaskFinder

CaskFinder

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

2
2

FREE

405
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

406
Opera Mini

Opera Mini

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

4
2

FREE

407
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

408
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

409
Odeon

Odeon

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

4
2

FREE

410
Jamie’s Recipes

Jamie’s Recipes

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

4
2

FREE

411
Thief Lupin

Thief Lupin

A poor platformer that frustrates rather than entertains

1
2

FREE

412
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

413
4Eyes

4Eyes

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

4
2

£0.69

414
Fishing Kings

Fishing Kings

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

4
2

£1.79

415
ZonkOut Timer

ZonkOut Timer

Taps into the sleep sweet spot in your iTunes library.

4
2

£0.69

416
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

417
Pac-Man

Pac-Man

A clunky and overpriced outing for the 80s classic

2
2

£2.99

418
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

419
Sleep Cycle alarm clock

Sleep Cycle alarm clock

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

4
2

£0.59

420
myStarbucks UK

myStarbucks UK

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

4
2

FREE

421
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

422
Google Mobile

Google Mobile

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

3
2

FREE

423
Anthill: Tactical Trail Defense

Anthill: Tactical Trail Defense

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

4
2

£0.69

424
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

425
eScrap App

eScrap App

Scrapbook on your iPhone, the easy way…

3
2

£1.29

426
Chore Monster

Chore Monster

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

4
2

FREE

427
1112 Episode 01

1112 Episode 01

An unsettling and intriguing adventure.

4
2

£2.99

428
Fragger

Fragger

A physics-based game to take on Angry Birds

4
2

£0.59

429
GIF SHOP

GIF SHOP

Knock out animation in no time

5
2

£0.69

430
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

431
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

432
Create a Commentary

Create a Commentary

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

3
2

£1.49

433
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

434
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

435
Skyfire

Skyfire

At what price Flash video on your iPhone

2
2

£1.79

436
Shazam Encore

Shazam Encore

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

4
2

£2.99

437
Bug Heroes

Bug Heroes

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

3
2

FREE

438
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

439
Echofon Pro

Echofon Pro

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

3
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
Firefox Home

Firefox Home

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

4
2

FREE

442
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

443
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

444
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

445
Duke Nukem

Duke Nukem

A sorry, lazy port of an FPS classic

1
2

£0.59

446
Guitar Hero

Guitar Hero

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

4
2

£1.89

447
Adidas miCoach

Adidas miCoach

Training just got a whole lot easier

5
2

FREE

448
Jetpack Joyride

Jetpack Joyride

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

4
2

FREE

449
Metro Cab Finder

Metro Cab Finder

The perfect app for when you are drunk and lost

3
2

FREE

450
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

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
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

453
Google Places

Google Places

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

4
2

FREE

454
Zumocast

Zumocast

Access all of your audio over Wi-Fi

4
2

FREE

455
Google Translate

Google Translate

Magical travel app disolves language barriers

5
2

FREE

456
The Wine Navigator

The Wine Navigator

Easy pairing and exploring tool for wine novices

4
2

£1.79

457
Keybox

Keybox

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

5
2

FREE

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
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

460
How Stuff Works

How Stuff Works

A nice addition for the curious iPhoner

4
2

FREE

461
Pirates vs Ninjas vs Zombies vs Pandas
3
2

£0.59

462
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

463
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

464
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

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
1

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