So you’ve bought an iPhone, iPod touch, or an iPad for the upcoming school year. Maybe you’ve planned to get or been promised one for the upcoming holiday season. On which iOS apps should you spend your time and money on? Here’s a list of suggested apps designed for new or soon-to-be Apple phone, touchscreen media player, or tablet computer owners.
We’ve selected apps that provide the most value for your money (many are even free!) and have garnered good reviews. Some help you get the most out of your Apple gadget, while others have proven to be an enjoyable way to pass time.
Take note that while most of the following apps work on all recent iPhones, iPod touches, and the iPad, some only work on specific models. Specific details, if any, follow each description. All free apps start with “Free:”.