Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Top Ten iPhone Apps

The iPhone 4 hit stores in February 2011.

With more than 350,000 applications available for download from iTunes, iPhone users will agree that the best apps are the ones you pay for. As of March 2011, and based on sales, the following are the top 10 paid apps, according to the Apple iTunes Store's App Store. It probably won't come as a surprise that all but one 10 of the best-selling apps are games.

No. 1 - Tiny Wings

Tiny Wings was released in February 2011 and takes up 10.5 MB of disk space. The object of this game is to use hills to jump and slide and to flap your wings in the attempt to fly.

No. 2 - Angry Birds

The object of Angry Birds is to seek revenge on the green pigs that stole the birds' eggs by using destructive powers against the porkers' fortresses. Packed with 225 levels, this app is sure to test your logic, skill and brute force.

No. 3 - Camera+

The Camera+ app is designed to enhance the iPhone's built-in camera by improving zoom capability, smoothing out blurry shots and streamlining the picture-taking process. A variety of features make this app extremely user friendly, including scene modes, flash and dozens of effects.

No. 4 - Fruit Ninja

With a swipe of your finger, Fruit Ninja allows you to slash and splatter fruit like a true Ninja warrior. With three modes, this app will challenge your fruit-slashing journey that, if not careful, will come to a grinding halt by strategically place bombs.

No. 5 - Where's Waldo?? The Fantastic Journey

The classic search game has found its way to the iPhone with Where's Waldo? The Fantastic Journey. In this game, players comb a virtual globe in search of the red-and-white striped shirt Waldo and his friends.

No. 6 - Cut the Rope

In Cut the Rope, a creature named Om Nom has arrived in a mysterious package and its up to you to keep up with his constant desire for candy. This puzzle game challenges players with tricky levels of play and real-life physics.

No. 7 - Words With Friends

Words With Friends is a Scrabble-like game that challenges players to build points by building words. This app is the only of the top 10 that costs more than 99 cents, selling for $2.99.<$2Fdiv>

No. 8 - Angry Birds Seasons

Centered around a Valentine's Day theme, Angry Birds Seasons challenges players to seek out and destroy the green pigs who have yet to learn not to steal the birds' eggs. Featuring 85 levels, this app has Facebook and Twitter integration.

No. 9 - Apache Overkill

Apache Overkill is designed to appeal to those who take pleasure in blasting choppers, tanks and jets to smithereens. In addition to 99 levels of play, this app allows players to become even more destructive by boosting firepower.

No. 10 - Doodle Jump - BE WARNED: Insanely Addictive!

In Doodle Jump - BE WARNED: Insanely Addictive!, players guide Doodle across a sheet of paper, avoiding black holes, picking up various items and destroying enemies along the way. This app contains eight levels of play and allows scores to be submitted to Facebook and Twitter.


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