100 Incredibly Useful & Free iPhone Apps

The best part of the iTunes App Store is that you don’t need to spend a single cent to fill your iPhone with amazing applications. There are tons of developers dishing out quality free applications daily.

So in honor of cheapskates everywhere, this article features 100 free and useful iPhone apps. The apps are organized into ten categories, including business, productivity, and finance.

Some of the business apps require an existing account, and a few of the other apps are free for a limited time only so be sure to act fast!

Update: This post was originally published on May 25th 2010. It was updated on June 10th 2015, removing apps that are no longer available and suggesting new ones.

Do you use a Mac or iPad? Be sure to also check out our roundups of 100 Incredibly Useful & Free Mac Apps, 100 Incredibly Useful & Free iPad Apps and the all-new The Top 100 iPad Apps!


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SalesForce 1 – SalesForce 1 is your window on your business processes through your mobile. The app brings together all your CRM, Chatter and custom apps in a unified interface. It provides an easy way to view and edit all of your records, analyse dashboards, and take action on record lists.

When I Work Employee Scheduling – You’ll be hard-pushed to find a faster and easier way to communicate with your employees than the When I Work Employee Scheduling app. The application uses text messaging, email, push notifications and the web to help you to help your staff stay on top of their schedules.

Freshdesk – Customer support apps don’t come much better than Freshbooks. The iOS app allows you to respond to customer queries from your device, giving you the power to solve problems while you’re away from your desk. It works across channels such as email, phone, chat, Facebook, Twitter, and your website.

Campaign Monitor – Managing your email marketing campaigns while you’re not at your desk is no bother thanks to Campaign Monitor. The app features real time activity monitoring, which is a very addictive way of finding out exactly how your subscribers are reacting to your campaigns.

MailChimp – With the MailChimp iPhone app you can: Add subscribers to your mailing list, View fancy reports for your email campaigns, See how your campaigns are spreading on Twitter, See where in the world your subscribers are, Edit and unsubscribe people from your lists, View Chimp Chatter—a newsfeed that shows the status of your account, and Refer friends to MailChimp and earn free credits.

Infusionsoft Mobile – Just because you’re not sat in the office it doesn’t mean your customers don’t exist anymore. Infusionsoft Mobile gives you the power to connect to your customers wherever you go. You can quickly add, edit, and converse with your contacts while communicating, at lunchtime, or even on vacation (the last one is not recommended, of course!)

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Zendesk – Another great customer service app, Zendesk gives you easy access to all your support tickets and allows you to see real-time activity. With support for events and notifications, bookmarking, and knowledge base search, Zendesk for iPhone is a powerful option.

Slack – Want to improve team communication in your company? Give Slack a try and you won’t be disappointed. The app allows for real time messaging, file sharing, and ensures that no one is ever left out of the loop thanks to its powerful search and archiving features.

Roambi – Roambi is an innovative app that quickly transforms your business reports and data – from many popular business applications – into secure, interactive mobile dashboards, instantly delivered to any iPhone or iPad. It lets you easily view and interact with up-to-the-minute company information – giving you the insight you need for on-the-go analysis, impromptu presentations and smart decision-making. Roambi puts the pulse of your business, in the palm of your hand.

Yammer – Yammer for iPhone is a tool for making companies and organizations more productive through the exchange of short frequent answers to one simple question: “What are you working on?” As employees answer that simple question, a collaborative communication feed is created in one central location enabling employees to voice their ideas, suggestions, feedback, and answers. Anyone in a company can start their Yammer network. However, networks are private and access to each network is restricted to others except to those with a valid company email address with the same domain.


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Wrike – Wrike is a powerful collaboration and project management tool that’s aimed at helping improve efficiency, transparency and productivity in organizations. The Wrike iOS app allows you to keep tabs on your team’s projects and activities on the move.

JIRA Connect – If you use JIRA for project management, then its Connect iPhone app is worth installing. The app keeps you on top of your JIRA projects, allowing you to search and view all projects and worklog entries.

Evernote – Evernote turns the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad into an extension of your brain, helping you remember anything and everything that happens in your life. From notes to ideas to snapshots to recordings, put it all into Evernote and watch as it instantly synchronizes from your iPhone to your Mac or Windows desktop.

Smartsheet – If managing your tasks is getting you down, give Smartsheet a spin. This mobile companion app to the popular online work collaboration tool presents tasks in a familiar spreadsheet interface, and has features for file sharing, automated workflows, and interactive Gantt charts.

Instapaper – Save web pages for later offline reading: go to Instapaper.com (it’s free), install the Read Later bookmark, and mark any pages you’d like to read later. Great for long articles and blog posts that you find during the day and would like to read, but don’t have the time when you find them. Save them with Instapaper, then read them when you’re commuting, in a meeting, or waiting in line.

Asana – Asana for iOS lets you work quickly and effectively without email. The app bundles tasks and conversations together so everything that your team is working on is stored in one place, rather than be strewn across everyone’s inboxes.

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Humin – Having trouble remembering who all those contacts you make through your work and personal life are? Let Humin relieve the strain on your memory. The app allows you to search and identify your contacts in a way that you naturally think (e.g.g “met last week,” “lives in New York,” “Friends with David,” etc.)

Use Your Handwriting – Instead of typing items in, Use Your Handwriting lets you write them by hand (well, by finger). And no, you won’t be limited to one or two word entries. This ingenious list manager lets you scribble whole sentences, using an exciting method that allows the iPhone screen to accommodate any length of text — when you fill the screen with a word it slides to the left, leaving you more room to write. If you’re a visual person, you can even add a doodle.

IF – IF by IFTTT (If This Then That) helps you improve your productivity by connecting the apps that you love. You can rig up simple connections between applications such as Facebook, Dropbox, Instagram, and Twitter, to help perform certain automatic actions (e.g. sharing every photo you post to Instagram on Twitter).

Simplenote – Simplenote is the fast, clean, synchronized notes app for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. When you download Simplenote, you also get access to our free web app and a growing variety of desktop apps. Your notes will sync securely, wirelessly, and automatically in both directions.


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FreshBooks – FreshBooks is a powerful accounting app that will help you take care of your business’ finances while you’re out and about. Its features include the ability to send invoices, capture photos of your expense receipts, and tracking your billable time, among other things.

Xero – A great tool for bringing together invoices, making expense claims and recording receipts, Xero is a great app for businesses who want to track their accounts on the go. It gives you visbility of all your bank accounts, credit cards and PayPal balances by syncing up with your accounts.

Xpenditure – Are you still making all your expense reports in Excel? Don’t! There are far better solutions out there, including Xpenditure, which makes it very easy to report expenses and track spending through a handy mobile app.

Zoho Books – The Zoho Books iOS app offers a simple way to manage your money on the move. This companion app to the web-based Zoho Books product includes features for creating estimates and invoices, recording expenses, and track the time you spend on your business projects.

Mint.com Personal Finance – Personal finance tools from Mint.com. Track, budget and manage your money on-the-go. Simply sign up for an account on Mint.com, add your online banking accounts, and access your personal finances anywhere.

PayPal – PayPal’s mobile money application is the faster way to send money with your iPhone® to friends and family anytime, anywhere. It’s much easier than going to the ATM to withdraw cash, writing checks, and sending gifts the traditional way. And you can manage your PayPal account right from your mobile device. All of this with the security and protection you get from PayPal.

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QuickBooks Online – Want to manage your work finances while you’re on the move? The QuickBooks app for iOS lets you perform common accounting functions wherever you roam. This includes invoicing clients, managing expenses, organizing sales, and taking care of customers.

Yahoo! Finance – The Yahoo! Finance App for the iPhone and iPod Touch brings you total coverage from your favorite financial source. You’ve come to expect the highest quality financial coverage from Yahoo! Finance. Now you can get it all in an app built for you. Ranging from broad market indices to the details on a specific commodity, it’s all here. This app has something for everyone, no matter what your need of financial detail may be.

Bloomberg – Bring the power of the most trusted source for financial information to your iPhone, along with tools to help you analyze the world’s markets. More than 280,000 professionals around the world trust Bloomberg to give accurate, timely information about the world’s financial markets.

Square – Quickly and securely accept card and cash payments for your business, service, charity – even to sell your couch. A free Square card reader makes payments even faster. Generate email and SMS receipts. With Square for iPad, add sales tax and a beautiful list of items sold. Sign on to squareup.com to manage your sales and receipts with an intuitive web-based interface.



Twitter – Discover what’s happening right now, anywhere in the world with the official Twitter for iPhone app. Realtime search, Top Tweets, trending topics and maps show whats happening now everywhere and nearby. Tweet, send DMs, share photos, videos and links to your friends and the world. Don’t have an account? Just sign up from the app!

Facebook – Facebook for iPhone makes it easy to stay connected and share information with friends. Use your iPhone to start a conversation with Facebook Chat, check your friends’ latest photos and status updates, look up a phone number, or upload your own mobile photos to Facebook while on the go.

Skype – With Skype on your iPhone or iPod touch you can call and instant message anyone else on Skype for free. You can also call landlines and mobiles and send SMS anywhere in the world, at great rates. Skype is free to download and easy to use.

WhatsApp – An app so popular that Facebook went and bought it, WhatsApp is arguably king of the messaging apps, allowing you to text chat, as well as send images, audio clips, and even share your location.

HootSuite – HootSuite allows you to update multiple social networks in one hit, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, WordPress, and Pingfm. The app gives you access to all of your social streams, allowing you to see exactly how your friends and followers are interacting with you.

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Sprout Social – If you are looking for a way to manage your company’s social media on the go, Sprout Social is the app to plump for. It allows you to see all of your social media interactions in one place, and quickly reply from your iPhone.

LinkedIn – LinkedIn for iPhone puts your professional network just a touch away. Walk into any interview or client meeting with the ability to look up the details and connect with over 60 million professionals worldwide. Get the latest updates and messages from your network and keep them up-to-date with your status in real-time.

Find My Friends – Apple’s Find My Friends app does exactly what you’d expect: sharing your location on a map so that friends and family can track your position (and vice versa). Very handy when meeting people in busy locations.

Messenger – A must-have app if you use Facebook, since you’re now forced to use it for Facebok chat, Messenger is very simple to use and includes all the usual stickers, emoticons, and bells and whistles you’d expect.

Pinterest – Interest in Pinterest has blossomed in the last couple of years, and it’s now the place to see and be seen. The mobile app allows you to use the social media to plan travel, start projects, or just check out the latest fashion styles.


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iHandy Level Free – iHandy Level (one of the 5 tools in iHandy Carpenter toolkit) is now for free! Take this chance to download! This might be the most beautiful and accurate level you can get in hand. Unlike some other levels in app store, this one is fully functional with calibration capability. It’s accurate after calibrated.

Flashlight – Flashlight fills your screen with bright white light to illuminate your world when you find yourself in a dark spot or concert. Includes fully customizable special effects including: Strobe Light, Trippy, S.O.S., Yin-Yang, ((NEW)) Holiday Lights and more!

5-0 Radio Police Scanner Lite – Tap into the largest collection of live police, firefighters, aircraft, railroad, marine, emergency, and ham radios. Be the first to know about important news, events, or any major crime waves happening in your town.

Alarm Clock Free – Alarm Clock Free turns your iPhone or iPod touch into a beautiful digital clock and alarm clock for free!

Free Wi-Fi Finder – Instantly find FREE Wi-Fi Internet hotspots wherever you are in the world! JiWire’s Global FREE Wi-Fi app uses your iPhone’s GPS and network triangulation capabilities to locate free Wi-Fi Internet access.

Convert Units for Free – You guys asked for it…we’ve added it in this huge update! Custom conversions are here! Create your own unit conversions and convert anything you want! Try it out now! Still and always will be 100% free. Add this useful unit converter to your collection of essential everyday tools. We worked very hard in bringing you an application that has everything you need for unit conversions, while keeping it as simple and user friendly as possible. This is as intuitive as it gets.


Ruler – Now you can use your iPod touch or iPhone as a ruler. How to do that? It’s quite simple! You can measure any object by placing it on the device screen or just next to it. By moving each line limiter one after another you can get a more accurate measurement. In addition it is possible to switch between centimeters and inches on the information screen. Ruler always saves your latest measurement and you can turn back to it any time.

Dictionary.com – Dictionary & Thesaurus – The free Dictionary.com app delivers trusted reference content from Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com, including nearly 1,000,000 words and definitions and 90,000 synonyms and antonyms. No Internet connection is needed. The app also features audio pronunciations, similarly spelled words and Dictionary.com’s popular Word of the Day that is enjoyed by millions of people.

Free Translator – This application provides an interface to the free Google Translate API for many languages including Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish and Vietnamese.

Touch Mouse – Touch Mouse by Logitech turns your iPhone or iPod touch into a wireless trackpad and keyboard for your computer. Do you connect your computer to your TV? Touch Mouse is the perfect solution for when you want to stay in control from the comfort of your couch. Point, click, scroll and type in any application—on a Mac or a PC.

Mobile & Remote File Access


Dropbox – Dropbox is the easiest way to sync and share your files online and across computers. App features: Access your Dropbox on the go, View documents, spreadsheets, presentations, videos, and photos; Export files to other iPad apps, “Favorite” files to download them for fast, offline viewing, Use your iPhone camera to take photos and videos and save them directly to your Dropbox, Share and send files via email, text message, or copy and paste links to use in another app, and Swipe your way through photo galleries.

Box – Box is a web-based service that lets you easily share, manage and access all your content from anywhere. Whether you want to store documents, media or other files, Box.net lets you view, share and collaborate on all your files on-the-go. Best of all, you can sign up for a free Box account.

SugarSync – All of your data at your fingertips…anytime, anywhere, from your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch. With SugarSync, instantly access cloud-synced files, photos and music from all your computers. View files and photos, stream music, and share files (and even complete folders) with friends and colleagues – no tethering required.

WiFi HD FREE – Turn your iPhone into a wireless, mobile external hard drive! Works over any WiFi connection. You can now share, copy, and backup your files to and from your PC / Mac / Linux / or another phone! Very easy to use.

FileApp (Documents & Files reader) – Easily copy files on your device for a quick look on the road. Powerful and yet still very user friendly, FileApp will let you find the document you’re looking for within seconds. Copying files over to your iPhone or iPod Touch takes place wirelessly (by FTP).

Jungle Disk – Jungle Disk puts you in control of your data – providing a simple way to backup and access your data from anywhere – even your iPhone!

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Google Drive – One of the simplest cloud storage apps you’ll find, Drive gives you free space to store video, photos and other documents in the cloud. The app features a handy search, quick sharing capabilities, and supports offline file viewing.

Hightail – Hightail gives you instant access to your documents, presentations, photos, and videos from your iOS device. You can safeguard your files by applying passwords and setting expiration dates to your work. The app even features an option for signing documents with your finger.

ezShare Files – ezShare’s powerful WiFi drive is now free for everyone! Plus test-drive ezShare’s best-in-class file access and remote desktop features.

OneDrive – Microsoft’s OneDrive app lets you access everything you need for your work and personal life in one place. Besides all the standard file exploring bits and bobs, the application can be set to automatically upload photos and videos to your account using Camera backup.

News & Weather


FOX News – With the FOX News iPhone app – receive FOX News Alerts, read fair and balanced headline news stories, stream live video, listen to FOX News Radio, browse through photo galleries, and watch the latest FNC clips on demand, all for FREE!

USA TODAY – The latest news stories, sports scores, weather and photos you’ve come to expect from USA TODAY are now available for your iPhone and iPod Touch. Staying informed on the go has never been this quick, easy or enjoyable.

AP Mobile – AP Mobile offers the world’s news at your fingertips. Personalize your news to meet your needs. You can select local news from your trusted local newspapers and broadcasters and combine it with the best of the AP’s videos, photos, and national and international coverage. AP Mobile — the most comprehensive free news application available for the iPhone — now offers rich media ads.

BBC News – The ever popular BBC News app gives you a quick and easy way to get the latest breaking news from the Beeb. News stories are well categorized and there’s plenty of multimedia, including a live stream of the BBC News Channel.

The Onion (News Parody) – This is the official iPhone/iPod Touch application of The Onion, America’s Finest News Source. It is the last bastion of unbiased, reliable, and definitive news in a world dominated by superficiality, mediocrity, and non-Onion news outlets.

The Weather Channel – The Weather Channel 2.81 takes your weather experience to the next level full screen maps, pollen forecasts and more.


Fresh Air – One of the most beautiful weather apps you’ll find, Fresh Air merges weather forecasts with your calendar. This allows you to get an easy idea of how the weather is going to affect the events you have planned.

AccuWeather.com – Get the “Best Weather on the Web” wherever you go with the AccuWeather.com GPS application for iPhone. This worldwide forecasting tool has all the free features you need to “weatherproof” your day.

WeatherBug – WeatherBug is the only source for truly live, local weather – providing users access to the largest network of professional weather stations in the US and thousands of locations around the world.

WeatherEye – WeatherEye provides FREE detailed current, hourly, short and long term weather information with severe weather alerts and Satellite / Radar maps.


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Google Earth – Hold the world in the palm of your hand. With Google Earth for iPhone and iPod touch, you can fly to far corners of the planet with just the swipe of a finger. Explore the same global satellite and aerial imagery available in the desktop version of Google Earth, including high-resolution imagery for over half of the world’s population and a third of the world’s land mass.

Yelp – Looking for a burrito joint open now? An Irish pub nearby? A gas station you can drive to before your tank hits empty? Yelp for your iPhone is here to help. Use us to search for places to eat, shop, drink, relax and play then read reviews from an active community of locals in the know.

KAYAK Flight, Hotel Search – KAYAK for the iPhone connects to kayak.com, the best travel search engine in the world. Compare hundreds of travel sites at once. Find airfares and hotel prices quickly, for free! Why pay for looking up airfares when Kayak gives it to you for nothing?

Southwest Airlines – Traveling with Southwest Airlines is now even more convenient with our first iPhone app. Make reservations, check in for flights, and access your Rapid Rewards account directly from your iPhone. Plus, our iPhone app has DING! functionality built in, giving you instant access to exclusive, limited-time-only air fare deals. When a DING! fare is made available, you’ll be notified immediately on your iPhone.

Cheap Gas! – Find the cheapest gasoline nearest to where you are! Then, map a route to where the cheap gas is.

TripAdvisor – Still one of the most popular travel sites on the web, TripAdvisor has an excellent iOS app which helps you quickly find the best hotels and restaurants, and to find flights from your phone. Of course, the best thing about TripAdvisor are the reviews that come from folk who have visited these places.


TripIt – Travel Organizer – TripIt Travel Organizer puts all your travel plans right on your iPhone no matter where your travel was booked! Forward travel confirmation emails to [email protected] to build a trip itinerary. Then, access your travel info from your iPhone any time with our free app.

Airbnb – Travel plans are a breeze now that Airbnb is around. The mobile app allows you to search through more than 600,000 listings in thousands of cities across the world. You can book stays at any of the places listed through the app.

SitOrSquat: Bathroom Finder – Quickly find a nearby restroom…and a whole lot more. SitOrSquat is the world’s first wiki for recording and accessing bathroom information globally. All of our toilet finder content is added by YOU, our loyal users. We currently have 65,097 toilets worldwide and we need your help in growing that. Join the SitOrSquat movement!

AAA TripTik Mobile – AAA TripTik Mobile provides latest gas prices, maps, directions, and AAA Approved and Diamond Rated hotel details and bookings. Route to an address, or find and get directions to nearby restaurants, events or attractions. A shake of your iPhone redraws the route from your current location if you get diverted, and also provides voice guidance for your next maneuver. The app identifies your location if you need Roadside Assistance from AAA.



Urbanspoon – Can’t decide where to eat? Urbanspoon can help. Shake your iPhone and the Urbanspoon slot machine will pick a good restaurant for you to try. Keep shaking until you find a restaurant you’re happy with.

Happy Hours – Happy Hours, the nation’s premier happy hour guide, shows all of the food and drink specials going on near you. Click through to see a photo of the bar or restaurant, and details such as the menu, location, amenities, and what other people have to say. Our happy hour ranks are based on the community, so don’t forget to vote up your favorite spots. Happy Hours is powered by GoTime.com and many of the nation’s top print and web publications including the Village Voice, LA Weekly and Phoenix New Times.

OpenTable – Restaurant Reservations – Free, Instant, Confirmed. With OpenTable for iPhone you can make free restaurant reservations at over 13,000 OpenTable-enabled restaurants in the United States, Canada, and United Kingdom. Plus, OpenTable members earn valuable Dining Rewards Points redeemable for Dining Cheques good at any OpenTable restaurant.

Foodspotting – We created Foodspotting to make finding good food easier: Instead of reading and writing long reviews, you can simply see what’s good around you and share photos of foods you recommend. No foods near you? We just launched in January 2010 and are counting on you to represent your neighborhood by sharing your favorite foods and where to find them.

Epicurious Recipes & Shopping List – This app from award-winning food site Epicurious.com includes over 28,000 delicious, professionally tested recipes from renowned magazines such as Bon Appétit and Gourmet, popular cookbooks, top chefs, and leading restaurants. The app works on both the iPhone and iPad, giving you an experience optimized for whichever device you’re currently using.

Healthy Recipes – By SparkRecipes – Looking to lose weight and save money? Cooking at home is one of the easiest ways SparkPeople members do both! Our Healthy Recipes application lets you browse and search more than 190,000 recipes, plus save your favorites. You can browse by course, ethnicity, preparation time, and more. We also provide calories, carbs, and 10 other key nutrients for each recipe.

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Food Network Nighttime – Hooked on the Food Network? Can’t get enough of your favorite Food Network stars? Then this is the app for you! Food Network Nighttime delivers the best of Bobby, Duff, Giada and all the rest of the Food Network gang right to your iPhone.

Sushipedia – Sushipedia opens a whole new dimension to the fascinating world of sushi dining. Whether you are the type who enjoys the occasional sushi experience or an avid sushi aficionado, Sushipedia can greatly enhance your enjoyment and knowledge of sushi culture. Drawing up a wealth of resources directly from Japan and the USA, Sushipedia now boasts the most comprehensive and accurate worldwide reference for sushi facts and information.

170,000 Recipes and Grocery – BigOven – Ever want access to your cookbooks from the grocery store? Try BigOven 170,000+ recipe search. Find virtually any recipe, and build a grocery list that you can access on your iPhone and the web!

Hello Vino – Wine Recommendations – Hello Vino is a FREE wine app for your iPhone or iPod Touch. Whether you’re looking for a wine to pair with food, enjoy wine on its own (by taste or flavor), or give wine as a gift, Hello Vino will provide you with wine recommendations.

Audio & Video


Pandora Radio – Pandora Radio is your own free personalized radio now available to stream music on your iPhone or iPad. Just start with the name of one of your favorite artists, songs or classical composers and Pandora will create a “station” that plays their music and more music like it.

SoundHound – What’s that song? Who’s that hot artist? SoundHound knows. And now, everyone can enjoy 5 free IDs each month – and unlimited lyrics and browsing – from the famous SoundHound ∞ instant music search and discovery app.

Shazam – Lovin’ that tune? Shazam gives you instant satisfaction when you want to know what song is playing. Just point your phone towards the music source to identify and buy the track, or share your discovery with friends and family.

Last.fm – Listen to more than 5 million tracks for free with Last.fm on your iPhone. Create personal radio stations based on any artist or genres, and listen to commercial free music for hours. With Last.fm on the iPhone you can also check out artist bios and concert information and share your favorite tracks with your friends using the iPhone contact list.

Slacker Radio – Listen to free personalized radio on your iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. The award-winning Slacker Radio App gives you access to the entire Slacker music library featuring millions of songs from thousands of artists. Listen to over 120 expert programmed radio stations or create your own custom stations. Slacker Personal Radio is the best way to discover new artists and hear your favorite songs. Best of all, with a Slacker Radio Plus subscription, you can store your favorite Slacker stations on your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad and listen even when you don’t have a wireless or Wi-Fi connection!

iheart radio – iheartradio delivers over 750 of America’s favorite radio stations right to your iPhone or iPod Touch. Bookmark your favorite stations, tag songs for purchase on iTunes and view lyrics to your favorite songs. iheartradio also features the best selection of exclusive digital stations including Slow Jams, White House Brief, erockster, Pride Radio, Smooth Jazz, AT40 with Ryan Seacrest and some of the top talk stations in the country featuring Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, Dr. Laura and many others. All stations are streamed in Apple’s high-quality AAC format for a superior listening experience.

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Spotify – Hated by musicians but loved by music fans, Spotify allows you to tap into a seemingly endless vault of songs from a broad spectrum of genres. Spotify makes it pretty easy to unearth new music too thanks to its discovery features.

iTalk Recorder – WAY more than a “voice recorder”… whether you just want to recall a conversation later, or are serious about capturing the sounds around you, Griffin iTalk is the app you need for your iPhone or 2G iPod touch (2G iPod touch requires Apple Stereo Headset or similar compatible headset).

YouTube – The official YouTube app for iPhone is an attractive, easy-to-use way to catch up with your favorite YouTube channels, or just explore the vast collection of videos on the site. These of course vary from the fascinating to the inane.

Beats Music – Record smooth videos with high quality audio on your iPhone EDGE, 2G or 3G device! The impressively smooth recording at 15fps adds a valuable feature to your iPhone, that you don’t want to miss in the future.


The 100 free apps above should be enough to keep you tapping away for quite some time. Let us know if you’ve tried any of these and what you thought of them.

Also be sure to mention any great free apps that we missed!