85 Best Free iPhone 4 Apps Of Year 2010: Reviewed By Category
First of all, let me wish y’all a very happy and prosperous 2011! I must admit that the year 2010 was the rocking one! Lots of new gadgets have entered the market and amazing advancements have taken place in every field. One of the best gadgets rolled out in 2010 is Apple iPhone 4. Correct me if I’m wrong!
Some of you surely made a cutback on the expenses to buy this cool gadget. If you’re the one with iPhone 4 in your pockets and you’re not making optimum use of what it has to offer then I guess you’re not doing any justice to money spent on buying this cool gadget.
Well, coming to the apps, I must say there is amazing range available. From entertainment to news, games, communication, travel and much more, I’ve gathered up best free iPhone4 apps 2010 in various categories.
If you like any of the free iPhone app, you can just click on name of the app and you will be directed to downloading link (iTunes store). So, what’s the wait for? Sit back and enjoy the joyride.
Have a look at the compilation of 85 best free iPhone 4 apps of year 2010 : reviewed by category.
Best Free iPhone 4 Business Apps
1) DropBox :
Dropbox is as y’all know easiest way to sync and share your files online and across computers. The app lets you view photos, videos, documents and presentations on the go. You can easily save photos and videos taken with your iPhone’s camera to your Dropbox and share/send the same files. You just need to download the app and signup.
2) Evernote :
It’s an app that helps you remember anything and everything happening in your life. From notes to ideas to snapshots to recordings, you can put everything on the Evernote and synchronizes from your iPhone to your systems.
3) LinkedIn :
As the name says, LinkedIn is an app that lets you stay connected. In today’s web world when each one of us wants to stay connected for professional/personal reasons, apps such as LinkedIn does the trick. Walk into any interview or client meeting with the details and connectivity with over millions of professionals worldwide. Also, you can get the latest updates and messages from your network so that you stay updated.
4) Bump :
Share you photos, music, messages, contacts, and calendar events with your friends by just picking up what you want to send add the friend in your Bump and simply start messaging. Once you bump or add a friend on the Bump system, you can send messages anytime with instant push notifications.
5) XE Currency:
Downloading XE Currency for free will enable you to convert 180+ currencies on the go. The currency calculator is simple, powerful and comes totally free.
6) Office² Plus :
Office² Plus app enables you to easily transfer, view and share files from MobileMe iDisk, and Google Docs. The app integrates with Google Docs and MobileMe iDisk to let you have access to your important documents at all times.
7) Box.net :
Box.net app lets you view, access and share files upto 5 GB Free on your iPhone and iPad. With this cool app you can view all your files on-the-go be it Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDFs, images and Box Web Documents. Also, you can listen to audio files and watch videos stored on Box.
8 ) Documents Free :
It’s a free iPhone app that’s light weight mobile office suite. It enables you to edit and manage spreadsheet & text files on your iPhone. You can work both online and offline with the Document Free app.
9) FedEx Mobile :
FedEx Mobile provides you the up-to-date shipment tracking information. You simply need to put your FedEx tracking number and you can retrieve the status of your shipment in no time. Also, you can personalize your view by nicknaming the shipments, adding notes or creating a watch list for monitoring important shipments.
Best Free iPhone 4 Social Networking Apps
Windows Live Messenger is an app that lets you get connected with the people you wish to. Instant message your friends, view and comment on your friends’ photos and status updates from Windows Live, Facebook, and MySpace all through the little gadget in your hand.
The Tumblr iPhone app lets you post quotes, photos, audio, video to your tumblelogwith ease no matter wherever you are. Post to Tumblr, check your dashboard, search, post videos, save for later and much more with this simple free app.
12) Share the Love:
It’s an app that’s actually the place to get involved and show your kindness, sense of humor, generosity, good intention or whatever you wish to.
This is an app that’s dedicated to facebook addicted people! The app comes totally free and lets you stay connected and share information with friends. Chat, check your friends’ latest photos and status updates, look up a phone number and whatever facebook has to offer while on the go.
Foursquare is an app that lets you explore the world around you. Keep up with friends, get the insider tips and unlock discounts and rewards while on the go. It’s real fun exploring!
Gowalla is an amazing app that lets you record your memories, keep up with your friends, share your favorite places and discover the world around you. You can easily find out where your friends are, check in, share a comment or post a photo to let them know what you’re up to. Gowalla lets you stay connected!
16) Eventful :
It’s an app that lets you find local events, see what’s on at your favorite venues and know which performers are coming soon. Keep a track of what your friends are interested in doing and share your favorites with them.
17) Twitterrific :
It’s a universal app for iPhone and iPad. Twitterrific is award-winning Twitter client with cool façade and elegant features. Users can easily read and compose tweets, search Twitter and much more.
18) Loopt :
An app for those who wish to stay connected and explore places. Loopt is the best way to check out which friends (from Loopt and Facebook) are nearby, which bars are hopping, and which restaurants your friends are paying visit to. Loopt free location-aware text messaging “Ping” lets you connect with friends and find places worth checking out. to go, when you’re out and about.
19) Twitter :
I don’t think I need to spend extra words for the Twitter app as the name says it all. You can check top tweets, trending topics and maps to know what’s happening in the Twitter world. Share your tweets, share photos, videos with your Twitter friends.
Best Free iPhone 4 Communication Apps
20) Skype :
With Skype app on you little gadget, you can make/receive calls instant message your skype friends no matter which part of the world you are in. Skype is free to download and easy to use.
21) Fring :
Fring is the app that lets you make free video calls, voice calls and chat. You can make the free video call to any smartphone with DVQ technology. Call other fring users worldwide, do the live chat and much more without shelling any penny.
22) TextPlus :
This is a free texting app that brings free and unlimited texting to iPod touch, iPhone and iPad users. With the TextPlus app you can text unlimited without paying. TextPlus provides you with your own, free personal phone number. Also, you can text internationally for free.
With Truphone you can make cheaper international call (just 1.3p/2.1c) over Wi-Fi and 3G! The app enables you to talk for long without having to worry about how much it’s going to cost.
24) eBuddy :
eBuddy, the most popular IM communication app that lets you chat on AIM, MSN / Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo, Facebook Chat, GTalk, MySpace, Hyves and ICQ.
25) Nimbuzz :
Nimbuzz is free calls and messaging service that lets you stay connected. The app lets you stay connected with friends on Yahoo!, Messenger, AIM, GoogleTalk, Facebook, MySpace, Hyves.
Best Free iPhone 4 Gaming Apps
26) EXO-Planet :
EXO-Planet is the first 3rd-person shooter in ZERO G! Live Multiplayer DM and CTF action over 3G, WiFi and Bluetooth! Earn scrip to build your arsenal and decimate the competition! Free yourself from the bonds of gravity. Compete against other players on iPhone and iPod touch devices, and also against iPad players.
27) Solitaire :
For all those who love playing card or Solitaire on the PC and feel the need of playing it while on go, then the free Solitaire app is for you! Drag and drop to move cards is supported as well as both portrait and landscape orientations. Don’t worry about losing your game in case you get the call in between, the game will be saved. Enjoy!
28) Words With Friends:
The app lets you play the cool crossword game with friends and family that too with shelling out even a single penny.
29) Tic Tac Toe:
Tic Tac Toe as the name hints is the gaming app. It’s a free application that makes us recall those school days when we used to play tic tac toe in the free time. In the technologically advanced era, you need not look for the pen/pencil to play, just pick up you gadget and start playing!
South Park Mega Millionaire is Japan’s most outrageously humiliating game show. With the free South Park Mega Millionaire app, you now have the chance to play and win 10,000 Yen.
31) Dots Free:
Play the classic Dot Game right on your iPhone or iPod Touch with the Dots Free app that has the best quality Dots and Boxes game available. Dots Free supports one player and two player gameplay. Download it for free and enjoy!
Now you can enjoy your favorite PC game on your iPhone to let you enjoy no matter wherever you are. The game is free to download! So without shelling any penny, enjoy your favorite PC minesweeper game on your iPhone.
The cool gaming app for facebook is now available for your iPhone for free. Plow, plant and harvest on the go with the FarmVill game app. FarmVille players can access their existing Facebook farm and new users can create a farm. Enjoy!
34) Touch Hockey:
Touch Hockey app lets you play against your friends over Bluetooth and WiFi. It’s the game that actually outclasses every air hockey game available on the iPhone and iPod touch with the fastest animations possible for free.
Best Free iPhone 4 Music Apps
SoundHound is an entertainment app that lets you search for music of your choice. It gives you unlimited voice and text searches, unlimited lyrics and lots more. SoundHound can name a song playing from a speaker in just four seconds. You can sing or hum a tune and SoundHound guesses what song it is!
36) ZuiTube :
ZuiTube is an app that has more than 60,000 YouTube videos for kids. ZuiTube is Free app and provides access to videos that are available on KidZui, that is the leading browser for kids.
37) Our Stage Radio:
OurStage Radio is an entertainment app that offers an exciting way to discover new music through the iPhone. It features best music from new artists in country, rap, rock, pop and many other music genres.
38) NPR Music :
From pop to Jazz, now you can engage, explore and discover the music of all genres with the NPR Music app. Read music news and reviews, listen to the interviews, live concerts or exclusive streams of albums before release. Currently, the NPR Music app is available in the U.S. App Store only.
39) Last.fm :
Last fm is a music app thatenables you to listen to more than 5 million tracks for free on your iPhone. You can create personal radio stations based on any artist/genres of your choice and listen to commercial free music anytime anywhere. In addition, you can also check out artist bios and concert information and share your favorite tracks with your friends using the iPhone contact list.
40) Pandora Radio:
Pandora Radio is free personalized radio that lets you stream music on your iPhone or iPad. Enter the name of your favorite artists, songs or classical composers and Pandora will create a “station” that plays their music. Sounds pretty cool, huh!
41) Slacker Radio:
An app that lets you enjoy free and personalized radio on your iPhone, iPod touch and iPad! The Slacker Radio App gives you access to the entire Slacker music library featuring millions of songs from thousands of artists. Enjoy over 130 expert programmed radio stations and create your own custom stations too, discover new artists, hear your favorite songs, store your favorite Slacker stations on your iPhone and listen without depending upon the wireless or Wi-Fi connection!
42) Shazam :
Shazam is an app for faster tagging experience and cool new features including 30 sec previews, Tag Charts from 20 countries, Lyrics and Tag on startup! Shazam gives you instant satisfaction when you want to know what song is playing. If you love any tune, you can point your phone towards the music source to identify and buy the music track. Besides this you can share your discovery with friends and family.
An app that lets you make music! Discover the inner musician in you. With the TonePad app you can create songs by simply touching the screen and seeing notes light up. Once done, you can share creations with your buddies. Save an unlimited number of songs and much more!
Best Free iPhone 4 Movies Apps
44) Fandango :
It’s the nation’s leading movie ticketing service and one of the Web’s top moviegoer destinations that provides you with the movie times and theater listings with the flick of your finger.
The Redbox iPhone app lets you browse and reserve movies. Also, you can find the nearest redbox kiosk from wherever you are. Totally free and in a fuss free manner.
46) IMDb Movies & TV
Search over the world’s largest collection of movies with IMDb movies and TV app. Besides movies and TV programs, you can get the celebrity information too. Find the showtimes, watch trailers, rate movies, browse photo galleries, and get US TV listings. The list of cool features is endless!
47) Movies by Flixster :
The number one movie app that lets you watch movie trailers, find showtimes, get critic reviews from Rotten Tomatoes and share movie ratings with your friends comes totally free.
Best Free iPhone 4 E-book Reader Apps
Audiobooks is an app that lets you access all your favorite audiobooks on your iPhone or iPod Touch. The app gives you access to over 20,000 hours audiobook content.
iBooks is an app that let you download and read books. It includes the iBookstore where you can download the latest best-selling books or your favorite classics. Besides this, you can browse your library on a beautiful bookshelf, tap a book and open it, flip through pages with a swipe and bookmark notes to your favorite passages.
50) Reader Lite:
You no more have to carry the loads of books around everywhere you go, the reader Lite app is just ideal for the book lovers. Reader Lite lets you have all of your books under your finger tips and have the most intuitive reading experience ever!
51) Stanza :
Stanza is an app that lets you read books on your iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad! The free app brings the digital book revolution to your pocket with a reading interface that’s easy to use. Stanza has gained immense popularity in the recent past and huge number of people have downloaded the app. Will you?
52) QuickReader Lite:
The QuickReader Lite is an app that comes with super customizable user interface, features touch-free reading and the Speed Reading Technology of QuickReader 3.0 an eBook Reader. Enjoy reading your favorite text in an interactive way!
53) Kobo eBooks:
On downloading the free Kobo eBooks app you can browse millions of free and affordable eBooks. Besides this, you can find everything from the hottest new releases to popular classics, stay updated with the latest news and trends. Download the free Kobo app now!
The world’s slimmest eBook and PDF reader exclusively for the iPhone and iPod Touch is available for free download. Read books, search innumerable library of books, and page through the material speedily with the cool free Wirdy app.
55) Amazon Kindle:
Kindle app lets you read Kindle books on a beautiful, easy-to-use interface. Now you have access to over 775,000 books in the Kindle Store which include best sellers and new releases. The Amazon Whispersync syncs your last page read, bookmarks, notes and highlights across devices to let you pick up where you left off on another device.
56) eReader :
You can be the part of eReading revolution with the eReader app. Go about reading the New York Times best-selling electronic books right on your iPhone with the eReader app. More than 100,000 e-books are available and good number of new books are added each month via top eBook retailers. Besides reading the books you can upload your own personal content or eBooks from other web sites.
Best Free iPhone 4 Travel Apps
57) Google Earth :
It’s an app that lets you fly to far corners of the world with just the swipe of a finger. Explore the global satellite and aerial imagery including high-resolution imagery for over half of the world’s population on your little gadget.
58) Trip Case:
TripCase is an app that has been named the “Best Travel App” by Business Week and featured in USA Today, CNET and The Wall Street Journal.
Postino, the very name doesn’t give the clear idea but yes, hints to some extent that the app lets you get connected to your near and dear ones. Take out your iPhone, launch Postino, create a postcard and send it! It’s as simple as that!
Open Table is an app for true foodies. With OpenTable for iPhone, free restaurant reservations at more than 15,000 OpenTable-enabled restaurants in the United States, Canada, and United Kingdom can be made. Besides this, the Open Table members can earn valuable dining rewards points that are redeemable for Dining Cheques good at any OpenTable restaurant.
61) Weather Channel:
Check out the full screen maps, extended forecasts, severe weather alerts and much more with the Weather Channel app. The comes with cool features like full screen interactive radar maps, faster zooming and panning, pinpointing the location at launch, seasonal information and lot other stuff.
62) Free Wi-Fi Finder:
You can find Free Wi-Fi Internet hotspots wherever you are in the world whether online or offline with the Free Wi-Fi Finder app! JiWire’s Global Free Wi-Fi app using your iPhone’s GPS and network triangulation capabilities locates free Wi-Fi Internet access.
63) Cheap Gas!:
Now you can find the cheapest gasoline nearest to where you are with the Cheap Gas app which will help you map a route to where the cheap gas is. The app is operational only within the United States and Canada. Get the price timestamps, grade prices and locate the device station with postal codes all with the help of the Cheap Gas app!
64) Yelp :
Yelp is an app that gives you well-known business-rating and reviews site. Yelp on iPhone shows user-reviewed listings for restaurants, bars, banks, and much more. It uses the iPhone’s GPS know-how to target the current neighborhood. So you can have the address, user ratings, distance, and price range besides the mapping capabilities.
Best Free iPhone 4 News Apps
65) Thomson Reuters News :
Thomson Reuters as y’all know is the world’s leading source for intelligent information for businesses and professionals. Downloading the app will give you knowledge to act, with fast on or offline access to the latest breaking news, pictures and video.
66) NPR News :
It’s an ultimate portable NPR experience for the iPhone/iPod users. You can easily follow local and national news and listen to your favorite NPR stations too no matter wherever you are and whenever you want to.
67) NYTimes :
The New York Times is one news site that I make sure not to miss. If you’re the one who wishes to get access to latest articles on NY Times and photos of the day, you can do so with the NYTimes that’s available for free download.
68) BBC News :
With the free BBC News app you can get the latest, breaking news from the BBC and the global network of journalists. The best way to keep yourself updated with the BBC News app.
Best Free iPhone 4 Lifestyle Apps
69) Hello Vino:
Hello Vino is an app for the wine lovers. The app gives you the wine recommendations for foor pairings, occasions and gifts if ever you get stuck in the wine aisle with hundreds of bottles to choose from!
70) Epicurious :
Comprising of more than 25000 recipes, Epicurious is a great cooking iPhone 4 app for those who fancy cooking and wish to try out new recopies. Organized in a neat manner and the instructions given in easy stepwise manner make this app worth checking out.
Many times we have come across the situation where we have been in dire need to know where the nearest gas station, bank, ATM, hospital, hotel, taxi and much more. AroundMe is a free app that enables you to quickly find out information about your surroundings.
72) Vouchercloud :
Vouchercloud is a free to download free to use discount voucher app that delivers impressive money-saving offers from popular local and national brands direct to your phone. The app lets the users check their favorite restaurants and shops all over the UK and has been voted the UK’s number 1 money-saving app by The Sunday Times, The Sun and The Daily Telegraph.
Best Free iPhone 4 Wallpaper Apps
Download unlimited 3D and high-quality wallpapers at your fingertips with this cool 3D wallpapers and backgrounds app. The cool 3D wallpapers are available for free download to make your gadget appear cool.
74) Spawn Glow:
The Spawn Glow app lets you manipulate vibrant beams of multicolored light reminiscent of a light show at a rave. With this cool app you can make a swarm of colored lights dance across the screen with your fingers. It’s simply mesmerizing experience!
75) 88,000+ Wallpapers:
I guess, I need not spend much words describing the app. It’s a cool 88,000+ Wallpapers HD free app that is the LITE version of the 88,000+ Wallpapers HD Pro that offers you the amazing range of wallpapers.
Best Free iPhone 4 Utilities Apps
76) Find My iPhone:
Happens so much with me, I tend to misplace my phone! If you lose your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch while on the go, simply install Find My iPhone app on any other iOS device and it will be easier for you to locate it.
77) iPDF :
Meet iPDF, the world’s slimmest eBook and PDF reader that’s exclusively for the iPhone and iPod Touch! With this free app you can read books and PDF’s on the fly, search a library of books and pdf’s from all over the world, save your eBooks and PDF’s for reading offline, all this totally free.
78) Jott for iPhone :
The app puts the power of Jott voice-to-text conversion by simply tapping. If you’re a Jott subscribers, you get the app for free. Easily keep the back up of your notes and messages on Jott.com and sync over the air. Simply sign up and download the app to enjoy the Jott service.
Best Free iPhone 4 Blogging Apps
It’s easy to manage your WordPress blog or site from your iOS device. With WordPress for iOS, you can moderate comments, create or edit posts and pages, and add images or videos with ease. All you need is a WordPress.com blog or a self-hosted WordPress.org site running 2.9.2 or higher.
80) Google Mobile App:
It’s an app that lets you search Google using your voice, pictures and location. The app includes Google Goggles that uses pictures to search the web and much more.
81) Kyte Mobile Producer :
It’s an app for iPhone allows Kyte Platform publishers to record and distribute video and photos directly from their iPhone to multiple online and mobile destinations. Use your iPhone to broadcast content and engage with your audience no matter whichever part of the world they are in.
82) NetNewsWire :
NetNewsWire is an RSS reader for iPhone that lets you read news from the millions of weblogs and sites that publish RSS feeds.
Its world’s most sought after blog for inspiration and tutorials. The blog is run by design junkies who keep striving to provide the community with the latest and hottest web offerings. The blog compilation is done on the daily basis thereby serving as a channel of creativity for the design community all over the world.
With the Pixelpipe app, you can liberate your media and get your photos/video off of your iPhone out to your favorite social network, micro-blog. Using this app, you can save time and bandwidth by reducing resolution of photos/video in advance of upload, check your social networks, check mails, update your micro-blog, store your stuff online and the list goes on!
Squarespace ia an app that lets you manageyour blog posts and comments, post photos and check your stats even while you’re on the go. The downside of this app is that have to apply for a paid account to use this free app which won’t be liked by many of you but still worth checking and believe me it’s one good pick for the bloggers.
The list of best free iPhone 4 apps 2010 is endless. However I have managed to pick the best apps from categories ranging from entertainment to blogging, traveling and many others. Besides being cool, the apps are free. Make the pick for yourself and enjoy!