The iPhone isn't so much a smartphone as it is an app phone. That's all the Home screen really is — a gateway to apps. Tap an icon, launch an app. But which apps should you launch? Out of the almost one million apps on the iPhone App Store which are the ones every new iPhone owner really needs to have? Which are the ones that will best help you with your work, your hobbies, your responsibilities, and your fun? Out of all the apps, which deserve your attention? Which are the very best?

In short — these. Based on years of experience and countless tests and comparisons, these are the apps and games we consider must-haves and recommend you download now. These are the best apps for the iPhone.