iPhone : Entertainment

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

Music apps, streaming TV and YouTube. Beam the best the internet has to offer straight to your mobile with the best entertainment apps.

1
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

2
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

3
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

4
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

5
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

6
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

7
Songkick

Songkick

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

5
3

FREE

8
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

9
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

10
Cyborg Vision

Cyborg Vision

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

1
2

£0.69

11
iMaschine

iMaschine

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

4
2

£2.99

12
Deezer

Deezer

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

5
2

FREE

13
Attic

Attic

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

3
2

£0.69

14
X Comics

X Comics

The Superman of comic-book apps.

4
3

FREE

15
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

16
Korg iKaossilator

Korg iKaossilator

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

5
2

£6.99

17
Gimme Music!

Gimme Music!

A neat, simple method of randomly exploring new music.

4
2

FREE

18
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

19
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

20
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

21
Vue

Vue

Simple movie booking app with bonus video content

4
2

FREE

22
IMDb

IMDb

World’s biggest movie database lands on the iPhone

4
2

FREE

24
eScrap App

eScrap App

Scrapbook on your iPhone, the easy way…

3
2

£1.29

25
QI

QI

An entire library of the Quite Interesting on your iPhone

4
3

£2.39

26
The Wine Navigator

The Wine Navigator

Easy pairing and exploring tool for wine novices

4
2

£1.79

27
Odeon

Odeon

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

4
2

FREE

28
Tap DJ

Tap DJ

Well-polished but ulimtately gimmicky mix-em up?

3
2

£1.19

29
Pure Lounge

Pure Lounge

One of the better internet radio apps available for the iPhone

5
2

£2.99

30
myFry

myFry

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

5
2

£7.99

31
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

32
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

33
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

34
FatBooth

FatBooth

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

5
2

£0.59

35
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

36
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

37
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

38
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

39
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

40
National Trust

National Trust

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

4
2

FREE

41
TuneIn Radio

TuneIn Radio

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

4
2

£1.19

42
iQuarium

iQuarium

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

4
2

£0.59

43
Spotify

Spotify

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

5
2

FREE

44
Hour Face

Hour Face

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

4
2

£1.79

45
Shazam Encore

Shazam Encore

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

4
2

£2.99

46
Concert Vault

Concert Vault

The greatest free live music archive known to mankind.

4
2

FREE

47
Faces Wild!

Faces Wild!

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

3
3

£0.59