The first 33 apps you should download for your new iPhone
- You may have received a new iPhone this holiday season.
- Here are 33 great apps to download for it.
Deciding which apps to download from Apple's App Store can be daunting, especially when you have a new phone. After all, there are millions of apps choose from.
We've rounded up 33 of the best apps you should download first on your iPhone. There are some obvious choices on this list, but we've also chosen a few hidden gems that the Tech Insider staff uses and loves.
Let's check them out:
Citizen lets you see if there are emergencies or crimes nearby.
Moment helps you track screen time. Apple has built-in tools, but a lot of people in the tech world use this app.
Mindbody lets you book and search workout classes on the go.
Duolingo helps you learn a new language.
Google Translate ensures you'll be able to communicate, even if you fall behind in your Duolingo lessons.
Libby lets you rent books from your local library.
Google Duo is a cross-platform video-chat app if your friends or family don't have Apple devices with FaceTime.
I Love Hue is a colorful, soothing puzzle game.
Co-Star supplies personal horoscopes, if you're into that kind of thing.
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Comixology by Amazon lets you read comics on your smartphone.
Microsoft Outlook is an iPhone email app with some die-hard supporters.
Google Keep helps you put what's in your brain down in writing.
Citymapper offers high-quality subway and bus directions.
MyFitnessPal can help you count calories and offers a big community interested in food and nutrition.
Weather Underground is a great weather app that has actually helped one of our writers figure out how long she should wait under a tree when she was caught out in a rainstorm, thanks to its radar feature.
PlateJoy tailors recipes to your needs or preferences and helps you save money by smartly using pantry items and fresh foods.
MTB Project is the best app for finding your way around trails for hiking or biking.
"Hearthstone" is a free game with a ton of depth to it. It's easy to play but tough to master, which will likely keep you coming back for more.
Alto's Adventure is a beautiful snowboarding game that's fun to play on the subway or bus.
Pocket City is the best city simulator ever made for phones. There are no microtransactions.
Trunk Club is a stylist that sends higher-quality clothes than other monthly clubs. Some of the clothes are a bit pricey for what they are, but others are surprisingly affordable.
Marco Polo is a fun video-chat app that's easier to use than Snapchat.
Scanner Pro is a great scanner app for iPhones.
Holedown is a good casual brick-breaker game.
Shazam, now owned by Apple, can tell you who sings the song you're hearing.
Google Photos gives you unlimited cloud storage space for your photos.
Foursquare is great for finding restaurants.
Cash App makes it easy to send money to other people's phones.
Dark Sky is a cult-favorite weather app.
1Password can manage all your passwords, making it less likely you get hacked.
Pocket is a great way to bookmark articles to read later.
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