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The Top 20 iOS Apps for 2018



App Store is a digital platform which is designed and developed by Apple Inc. It was launched exclusively for running mobile applications on the iOS operating system. One of the major highlights of an App Store is the wide variety pf apps which are available to choose and download, directly from the store itself.  There are currently more than 2.2 million apps available through the App Store.


Most mobile applications which are developed using IOS Software Development Kit are compatible with hand-held mobile devices like  iPhone Smart Phones, iPad tablet computers, Apple Smart Watches, as as well as  iPad Touch handheld computers.

The Apple IPhone

The Apple IPhone is one of the world’s most favourite and powerful personal devices, capable of running any type of mobile application, ranging from dating applications to QR scanners.

Here is our list of the top twenty IOS Apps for 2018.

1. Google Apps 

Google Apps, which has recently been re-branded as G Suite, is a collection of cloud computing, productivity and collaboration tools, software and products developed by Google. G Suite comprises Gmail, Hangouts, Calendar and Google+ for communication; Drive for storage; Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms and Sites for collaboration; and, depending on the plan, an Admin panel and Vault for managing users and services. It also includes the digital interactive whiteboard Jamboard.

 2. Google Chrome

Google Chrome is a freeware web browser developed by Google. As of 2018, it is estimated that Chrome has a 66% worldwide share of web browsers for desktops, and a 56% share across all platforms combined.

3. Bitmoji

Bitmoji is a mobile application that allows users to create personalised avatars and use them in messaging applications.

4. Instagram

Instagram is a free photo and video sharing app which is owned by Facebook, and is available on Apple iOS, Android and Windows Phone. People can upload photos or videos to the service and share them with their followers or with a select group of friends.

5. Signal

Signal is a private messaging service, which is free to use and available for Android, iOS and Chrome. It includes a range of basic messaging tools, including read receipts, emoji support, group chats and voice and video calls, and includes a host of security features including chat encryption.

6. Messenger

Messenger is a standalone software app which lets you communicate or interact with your Facebook friends.

7. Skype

Skype is a powerful communication service, offering not only free group video calling, but also calling to standard phones, rich text chatting, and live translation. Key features include group and free one-to-one video calling, good sound and image quality, real-time translation, inbound phone numbers, low rate calls to mobiles and landlines, screen sharing, and messaging with photo and video sharing.

Skype logo

8. WhatsApp

WhatsApp is a freeware and cross-platform messaging and VoIP (Voice over IP) service. The application allows the sending of text messages and voice calls, as well as video calls, images, and other media documents.

9. Slack 

Slack is a team-based team integration and project collaboration tool designed to facilitate communication across organisations. The solution serves various industries like media, research, retail, financial services and transport. Slack incorporates feeds from social media and combines them with ongoing conversations in various channels. Users drag and drop to share files such as PDFs, images, documents and spreadsheets.

10. Tinder 

Tinder is a social search and dating app  that allows users to like (swipe right), or dislike (swipe left) other users, and allows users to chat if both parties swiped to the right (a match).

Tinder app

11. Bumble

Bumble is a location-based social and dating application which facilitates communication between interested users. A unique feature of this app is that only women are allowed to begin a conversation with a corresponding male, although, in same-sex matches, either party can message the other first.

12. Hinge 

Hinge is a dating and relationship app, based on the premise that instead of meeting random strangers, you only match with people who you have mutual friends with in Facebook. No membership fees are required to join.

13. Coffee Meets Bagel 

It is a free online dating  and social networking site. It differs from other dating apps in that it limits the number of profiles users can interact with each day. A user is exposed to at least one match per day, but can only contact their matches if they “Like” them, and their matches “Like” them back.

14. Grindr

Grindr is a geo-social networking app which is designed exclusively for gay and bi-sexual people. This app allows them to interact with other people living in and around their neighbourhood.

15. Kitchen Stories 

Kitchen Stories is a cooking application where you  find a range of delicious recipes with beautiful pictures, easy to follow, step-by-step photo instructions, recipe videos, and how-to videos, free of charge.

16. Oh She Glows 

It is another cooking app which contains more than 100 Vegan recipes. It includes helpful features like video guides and step-by-step instructions on preparing the range of delicious dishes featured.

17. Calorie Counter and Diet Tracker

Calorie Counter and Diet Tracker is one of the best apps for fitness freaks and the health conscious. It allows you to capture pictures of barcodes on food and drink products, and sync them with the relevant nutritional facts and figures. It also helps set a target weight for users, and provides suggestions how to achieve it.

18. Twitch.tv 

Twitch.tv is a live streaming video platform owned by an Amazon subsidiary. The app primarily focuses on video game live streaming, including broadcasts of eSports competitions. Content on the app can either be viewed live or via video on demand.

19. Instant ESports

Instant ESports is a mobile platform that displays news, scores and schedules from the most popular competitive gaming leagues around the world. The app lets users filter information by team or sport, and set reminders for upcoming games, whilst following current matches with real-time score updates.

20. Fandango

Fandango is an American ticketing company that sells movie tickets through their website and through their mobile app. You can watch previews of your favourite films, and  read movie reviews.