Best apps for iPhone

Did you get an iPhone or iPod Touch as a gift this holiday season? Now that you've got your account set up, the first thing you'll want to do is check out some of the great apps at the iTunes App Store. But instead of going in blind, check out our favorites.

Did you get an iPhone or iPod Touch as a gift this holiday season?

Now that you've got your account set up, the first thing you'll want to do is check out some of the great apps in the iTunes App Store.

The question is, with more than 500,000 apps, which ones should you choose?

We rounded up our favorite apps across several categories so you can get started right away. In this collection of Best apps for iPhone, we've got everything from alternative browsers to the hottest games; they all have reviews you can read before making your decisions.

If you have an iPad, check out our Best apps for iPad.

About Jason Parker

Jason Parker has been at CNET for more than 13 years. He is the Senior Editor in charge iOS software and has become an expert reviewer of the software that runs on each new Apple device. He now spends most of his time covering Apple iOS releases and third-party apps.

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