The 101 Best Mobile Apps

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The 101 Best Mobile Apps

Best mobile apps
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Wondering what to download for your smartphone? Trying to find high-quality apps among the many thousands available can be a challenge, no matter what phone you own. Start with this collection of the best productivity tools, utilities, reference apps, media helpers, timesavers, and games.

Below is the complete list of all 101 picks. To learn more about our choices, read the other articles in this package:

Audio and Music Apps


Entertainment Apps and Games

Financial Tools

Maps and Location Services

News and Reference Apps

Organizers and Timesavers

Photo and Video Tools

Productivity Tools

Social Networking and Communication Apps


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