25 Best Free iPhone apps 2012

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Of thousands of applications in the app store, here I compile a list of 25 apps for your iPhone 2012. Recently, the App store had million applications and billion app downloads. All the applications are choosen carefully and approved. Always iPhone app store is for the quality of apps and not the quantity wise. Most of the useful apps for daily usage is free for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

If you have an Android phone, there is a website Antiroid where is offers best free apps for all your paid apps. It clones the android market place with equal free apps for the paid android apps. I don’t think we have a similar one for iPhone apps. Instead, there are websites that offers huge deals on Paid iPhone/iPad apps.

2012, Social apps play an important role. So I would like to list out the major 4 iPhone apps that we use in day to day activities.

Facebook

The Facebook app for iOS 6 has lot of bug fixes, faster notification, new banner that you tap to see more stories, smooth scrolling and more. So, the Facebook app is one of the best free apps of 2012.

Twitter

The native twitter app for iPhone/iPad is better than any third party apps. If you want to try out you can use Echofon.

YouTube

No more watching videos through your safari browser. The native YouTube app for iPhone, iPad allows you to watch your favorite videos. You might think, there is a YouTube app on the very first iPhone and on every model. But, all these days the YouTube app was made by Apple. Now the official app was developed by YouTube itself.

Instagram

I don’t want to explain about Instagram. You know better.

TED

Technology, Entertainment and Design. The TED talks will inspire people. Highly recommend it.

Evernote

Everyone must have. It syncs all your notes across devices and platforms. Save your ideas, keep it organized and improve productivity. You can save a text note, record a audio note, email notes, offline access anytime and also you can PIN lock your evernote app.

AroundMe

All these days with the help of GPS and Foursquare, I have been finding places near me such as restaurants, banks, fuel stations etc. Now with Around ME app for iPhone you can find places near you based on the categories and distance from where you are.

Adobe Photoshop Express

Have it for quick image editing, effects, filters and basic photoshop works.

Read It Later

Formerly read it later, now pocket allows you to save links for reading it later. If you find something interesting on the web, send it to pocket so that you can read it later. It syncs across devices. If you save it on your phone, you can open it on tablet and read it on your desktop. Even with out an internet connection.

XE Currency

For quick calculation on universal currencies and exchange rates. It works even offline.

Bump

Bump two iPhones to share contacts. If you want to share a photo from your phone to computer, then use Bump on your mobile and Bump web app on PC. Bump a photo from your phone to PC by hitting the space bar. Simple ? Go to Bu.mp. Also you can share contacts by simply bumping two phones together. Just open Bump, hold your phones, and gently bump your hands together – Bump will magically do all the rest.

Yell Search

Find your local business such as plumbers, taxis, restaurants, and shopping. For Indian users, like Justdial the Yell Search will help with local UK business information with direction maps.

Find My iPhone

Misplaced or lost your iPhone ? Then with the help of Find my iPhone you can find it. Simply install this free app on another iOS device, open it, and sign in with your Apple ID. Find My iPhone will help you locate your missing device on a map, play a sound, display a message, remotely lock your device, or erase all the data on it.

IM+

Sign in all the chat messengers at one place. Facebook chat, Google talk, AIM, and much more. You can do group chats and more.

Virtuoso Piano

For music lovers, multi-touch paino with most beautiful sounding. You can Play wirelessly from your device to your Apple TV and AirPlay-enabled speakers.

Jamie’s Recipes

For foodies and cooking enthusiasts, here is a super app called Jamie’s recipes. Lot of free recipes and videos included.

TVCatchup

You can watch over 50 channels, live streaming, airplay enabled, superb interface for iPad users, etc.

Wunderlist

Its a free cloud-sync task manager. Organize all your todo list. Highly recommend it.

Photosynth

Capture Panoramas beautifully. With iOS6 you get inbuilt panaroma capture where it allows you take 240 degree capture.

RunKeeper

For fitness freaks – Track your runs, walks, bike rides, hikes, and more using the GPS in your iPhone.

Pulse

If you’re not using Flipboard, then Pulse is the best alternative. Beautiful interface to catchup with news on websites on various categories. This app won the apple design award. So you can watchout !

Dropbox

How come there is anyone who doesn’t know about Dropbox. Must have one !

TheTrainLine

If you’re a frequent train traveller, then check out this app.

PCalc Lite Calculator

Better than the standard iPhone calculator. It has scientific, RPN mode, unit conversions with stylish design and themes. Must have for iPhone/iPad user.

Shazam

Best iPhone app to explore music, TV shows and watch music videos, concerts from YouTube. You can tag any song instantly and watch it on YouTube, buy music from iTunes, see the lyrics for the song, share it on facebook, twitter etc.

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Comments

  1. Michaela says:

    I use Facebook and Youtube on my Iphone…
    I will add PCalc Lite Calculator, thanks for sharing !!

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