The Best iPhone and iPad Apps of 2011

The Best iPhone and iPad Apps of 2011

The year 2011 is coming to an end, there’s not many days left now. So, it’s obvious that companies let their customers know what was the best things that happened to them this year. And Apple has always been doing a best of apps score every year since the App Store went live. Thus, Apple has announced the best iPhone and iPad apps for this year, 2011, so you can have all the best apps on your iOS device.

Apple awarded Instagram the Best iPhone app of the year and Tiny Wings the best iPhone game of the year. Whereas Snapseed photo editing app was the best iPad app of the year and Dead Space was awarded the best iPad game of the year. And for the second year in the row, Angry Birds maintained the lead for the best selling iPhone app. To checkout the complete list of apps and games provided by Apple on iTunes, or see below:

Top apps by category for 2011

Books – Bartleby’s Book of Buttons Vol. 2

Business – Salesforce Chatter

Education – ABC Play

Entertainment – HBO GO

Finance – Bloomberg Radio+

Games – Infinity Blade II

Health & Fitness – iMuscle – iPhone edition

Lifestyle – Cards

Medical – AirStrip – Cardiology

Music – GarageBand

Navigation – Localscope

News – Flipboard

Newsstand – NYTimes

Photo & Video – Photogene for iPhone

Productivity – Orchestra To-do

Reference – Wikibot

Social Networking – Find My Friends

Sports – MLB.com

Travel – Airbnb

Utilities – Living Earth HD

Weather – swackett

Top 10 paid iPhone apps 2011

Angry Birds

Fruit Ninja

Angry Birds Seasons

Cut the Rope

Tiny Wings

Angry Birds Rio

Words With Friends


Doodle Jump

Plants vs. Zombies

Top 10 free iPhone apps 2011


Pandora Radio

Words with Friends Free

Angry Birds Free



Angry Birds Rio Free


Fruit Ninja Lite


Top iPad apps by category for 2011

Books – Al Gore – Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis

Business – Roambi Flow

Education – NYPL Biblion: World’s Fair

Entertainment – The Civil War Today

Finance – StockTouch

Games – Infinity Blade II

Health & Fitness – iMuscle

Lifestyle – Appetites

Medical – EyeDecide

Music – GarageBand

Navigation – MotionX GPS Drive HD

News – Zite Personalized Magazine

Newsstand – Project Magazine

Photo & Video – iMovie

Productivity – Pages

Reference – Qwiki

Social Networking – Find My Friends

Sports – MLB.com

Travel – Sullivan’s List

Utilities – Living Earth HD

Weather – Magical Weather

Top 10 paid iPad apps 2011

Angry Birds HD


Angry Birds Seasons HD


Angry Birds Rio HD


Fruit Ninja HD

Cut the Rope HD

Scrabble for iPad


Top 10 free iPad Apps 2011

Angry Birds HD Free

The Weather Channel


CNN App for iPad

Angry Birds Rio HD Free


Skype for iPad

Calculator for iPad Free

Pandora Radio

Calculator Pro for iPad Free

That’s the complete list of all the apps and games for both iPhone and iPad, the ones that Apple thinks are the best. You should probably try out these best iPhone and iPad apps, since they’ve been given the honor of being the best apps of 2011.

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