Best of the Best
#1 Pimp Your Screen
Get a vast selection of great looking backgrounds, icon skins, app shelves, neon combos, and more. You can also customize both the home screen and lock screen in unique ways. The developers add new eye candy daily.
Get amazing daily deals for products and services in over 500 cities around the world. See the best deals near you and purchase them straight from your device.
Reward your children for good behavior with this neat little app. When your child earns stars, they can pick from a list of rewards, or you can customize your own.
Made for iPad
1. Craigslist Pro for iPad
Search multiple cities and preview the results with thumbnail images and descriptions. The app uses GPS-based location to find and suggest Craigslist areas closest to you.
2. Catalogue by TheFind
Browse through all your favorite store catalogs from one app. This app includes the latest catalogs from leading fashion, beauty, toys, and home retailers.
3. Speakeasy Cocktails
A masterful and complete how-to for aspiring mixologists. Features over 90 minutes of HD video tutorials, instructional graphics, hundreds of interactive recipes, and expert advice from two award-winning bartenders.
1. Amazon Mobile
Quickly search, shop, and compare prices on Amazon.com. Existing customers get full access to their watch lists, order history, and shopping cart. Also includes a barcode scanner to search for products.
2. Craigslist Pro
The iPhone version of Craigslist Pro lets you post and manage your Craigslist listings with thumbnail images and descriptions, as well as search via GPS.
3. Zappos Mobile
Zappos again delivers their world-famous customer service in this app, with a 24/7 dedicated support team just for app purchases. 365-day return policy and free shipping both ways. Sold!
A great bartending guide with almost 8,000 recipes. The paid version is ad-free and gives you the ability to enter your own drink recipes.
This app has recipes for the most popular cocktails and drinks, and it lets you rate and view top rated drinks as determined by other iBartender users. Shake your device to pick a random recipe.
3. Happy Hours
Available for over 100 U.S. cities, this useful little guide shows you the happy hour food and drink specials around your city. You can also read user reviews and see community ratings.
1. Jamie's Recipes
(Free, app2.me/3648; $1.99 for additional content packs)
Each recipe has step-by-step instructions with beautiful photography. It also includes a starter "Taster Pack" with 13 recipes, three videos, and a shopping list.
2. Big Oven
This award-winning app has 170,000+ recipes and a handy grocery list. You can also enter your own ingredients to get ideas for recipes.
3. How to Cook
Adapted from Mark Bittman's bestselling cookbook, this app features over 2,000 recipes and 400 how-to illustrations. It also includes built-in timers and flexible search features.
Locating and Tracking
1. Around Me
Quickly find places around you such as banks, bars, gas stations, hospitals, hotels, movie theatres, restaurants, supermarkets, theatres, and taxis. Easy and accurate.
2. Realtor.com Real Estate Search
Updated every 15 minutes, you can find homes for sale in any city around you. Get pricing, property details, photos, and more.
3. Family Tracker
(Free, app2.me/4030; $.99 to follow up to 10 people)
Track the location of another family's member's iPhone or iPad. Both devices must have the app installed and give permission.
1. Pimp Your Screen
(See "Best of the Best" section)
2. Wallpapers HD
Features thousands of high-definition backgrounds sorted by popularity or recent uploads. Optimized for the iPhone 4's retina display.
3. All-IN-1 Wallpapers Box
Over 11,000 high definition images with new wallpapers added daily. You can also upload your own wallpaper for other users to use.
(see "Best of the Best" section)
2. Living Social
Save 50%-90% at restaurants, spas, gyms, and more. Each day you'll see a new deal. To redeem, access purchased deals from your device and show it to the merchant.
Get thousands of deals, discounts, and coupons each day from retailers such as H&M, Kohl's, Ann Taylor, and Sports Authority. Use the "Local" feature to see deals in your neighborhood.
Don't Buy Award
Mirror for iPhone, iPod and iPad
Hailed by the developer as the "Best mirror app on the App Store," this app's "mirror" is just your device's front-facing camera. I don't know about you, but I wouldn't pay $.99 for a feature I already own!
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