Tom's Guide: 40 Best Free iPhone Apps

Earlier this week at the Apple iPhone 5 event, Tim Cook said that the average user has downloaded over 100 apps. While there are premium apps that demand you to pay to play, there is also a huge selection of apps are that absolutely free. Finding the best ones isn't always easy, so that's why we've put together a extensive list of the Top 40 Best Free iPhone Apps.

With more than 700,000 apps available for download through iTunes, it's a challenge determining which ones are worth your time and money. For every killer app there are several useless ones, from an entertainment and utilitarian point of view. That's true even if many apps are available for free. Even if you're not paying, you still spend time downloading and trying out new software.

So, here's our list of recommendations—a selection of 40 free apps that are worth the time you'll spend downloading them.


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  • bombebomb
    Awesome, hope Waze made it on.

    It appears Waze never made it on, a real bummer considering how amazing it is.
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  • aftcomet
    no android no care
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  • teh_chem
    Sad that even in the top 40 apps, there's still crap in there.
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