iPhone Quality Index

Top 5 Apple Apps on iPhone

Best of the Apple apps for iPhone

After travelling to the ends of the earth in search of the highest-rated Google apps available for iPhone in September, we decided to undertake a similar pilgrimage on the hunt for the most acclaimed Apple apps.

Now, the iPhone's platform-holder should know a thing or ten about software, having spent the best part of the last decade enhancing and refining the world's most advanced desktop operating system Mac OS X.

But, which of the Cupertino company's apps for its mobile operating system have made the biggest impression on industry critics?

For those of you into numbers and figures, Apple has published a grand total of 18 iPhone apps on its own digital marketplace. These are the Top 5. In a very particular order.

Hands up if you or a family member own an iPad 2. I suspected as much. Should they, or indeed you, happen to mislay that prized tablet possession at brunch, Find My Phone will help you locate your 9.7-inch touchscreen wonder on a map. Once its position has been determined, you may remotely lock or wipe your iPad at the press of a button. Missing car keys, however, are a different story.
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Don't deny it. No, don't even try. Every single one of us - boy or girl - has at some point in our miserable existence read a newspaper on the khazi. 'Multitasking', I think it's called. With Apple's Remote installed on your iPhone, you can go two (or even four) steps further by controlling your Mac iTunes client from the comfort of the toilet seat. Just be careful where you wipe.
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8.6
As any self-respecting citizen would no doubt guess, Apple's iMovie is a 3D action-adventure epic set in feudal Japan. I jest. iMovie is, natch, a fine slice of video-editing software designed to take full advantage of the iPhone's multi-touch display. Adding themes, transitions, and sound FX to your holiday footage has never been quite so intuitive and satisfying. Gawd bless you, iMovie. And that's a wrap.
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8.0
Word processing needn't be a chore. Word processing needn't be a headache. That's presumably the message the late, great Steve Jobs tried to hammer home when speaking to the development team for Pages on iOS. Net result: a powerful, easy-to-use, and gorgeous word processor for your favourite smartphone. You can even use Siri on an iPhone 4S to create and edit Pages documents. Swell.
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Apple's Texas Hold'em can be considered special for a number of reasons. Firstly, it's the sole first-party game available on the iPhone platform. Secondly, it stars a rather attractive stetson-sporting opponent, Darla. Thirdly, it supports up to nine gambling addicts over a wi-fi connection. Deal me in, I say, dammit!
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7.7
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