Best apps of 2009

I've just been looking at some of the "Best of"' lists that have been posted, and thought that I'd share a couple. It's a great way to get ideas from great apps that will be useful to you. TechCrunch has posted a list of the Best iPhone Apps of 2009 that was compiled by the lead reviewer at AppVee. Erik has identified the top 10 apps and the top 15 games, as well as the top 5 innovations. Each app listed includes a link to the AppVee review, and there are also embedded video reviews of quite a few of the apps. I would think that nearly everyone would find the apps in his Top 10 list to be among the most useful. Apple has itself identified its own lists of the best apps for 2009. You can find "iTunes Rewind 2009: Apps" among the Quick Links at the top right in the App Store. Or you can read an article on The Independent that has conveniently compiled all the lists. I'm not quite as impressed with their lists of top 10 apps and top 10 games. The article also includes the top-10 lists of best-selling games and apps.

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Jim Karpen holds a Ph.D. in literature and writing, and has a love of gizmos. His doctoral dissertation focused on the revolutionary consequences of digital technologies and anticipated some of the developments taking place in the industry today. Jim has been writing about the Internet and technology since 1994 and has been using Apple's visionary products for decades.