Must-Use Apps of 2010
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The Year's Best1 of 21
By Amy Elisa Keith
These 20 smartphone apps revolutionized our lives this year and kept us hooked to our devices.
mTrip2 of 21
This is our favorite app for trip planning. With a travel guide directory and directions via navigation, this little guy takes the stress out of travel.
DOWNLOAD NOW: mTrip
Merillat Kitchen Helper3 of 21
Get cooking like the pros with this application.
DOWNLOAD NOW: Merillat Kitchen Helper
MoMA4 of 21
2010’s hottest art app is brought to you by the Museum of Modern Art. Get a calendar of upcoming events, take multimedia tours, and even snap pictures of your favorite works to share with friends.
DOWNLOAD NOW: MoMa App
Narrative5 of 21
Go beyond the usual read for stories and essays from contributors to Narrative magazine. It’s the intellectual’s eReader.
DOWNLOAD NOW: Narrative app
Foodspotting6 of 21
Perhaps one of the most widely used apps, this visual guide to good food shows you what to eat and where to get it.
DOWNLOAD NOW: Foodspotting
XpenseTracker7 of 21
Recession or not, the XpenseTracker app kept thousands of users organized by tracking mileage and expenses all year long.
DOWNLOAD NOW: XpenseTracker
MovieNightOut8 of 21
Guys love this app. It takes all of the work out of date night, providing options for movie showtimes, dinner, drinks and much more to plan the perfect evening.
DOWNLOAD NOW: MovieNightOut.com
Lose It9 of 21
How many of us resolved to lose weight in 2010? Well, the smart people downloaded Lose It to their smartphones to track food consumption, weight and exercise.
DOWNLOAD NOW: Lose It!
Glee Karaoke10 of 21
The biggest show of the year has an accompanying karaoke app that makes you sound like a star. Sing your heart out to songs from the show.
DOWNLOAD NOW: Glee Karaoke
Prayer Journal11 of 21
Spirituality took to the app world with this popular download that keeps track of your prayer requests, reminds you of your chosen prayer times and chronicles your answered prayers.
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FlySmart12 of 21
From pat downs to delayed flights, flying can be a pain. But frequent fliers made it easier with this app for terminal maps, flight statuses and real-time GPS navigation to get you to your gate on time.
DOWNLOAD NOW: Flysmart
Big Fork Little Fork13 of 21
Kids taking to the Internet is nothing new, but this kitchen app was all of the rage. Kids and parents raved about the kitchen recipes, video how-tos and healthy eating tools.
DOWNLOAD NOW: Big Fork Little Fork
Carrr Matey14 of 21
While it may look like a game, this app means business when it comes to finding your car in shopping mall parking lots or airports. Plus, the built-in timer reminds you when your meter is up.
DOWNLOAD NOW: Carrr Matey
Mint.com15 of 21
Thousands of users managed their money and kept track of their budgets with Mint.com’s Android app. Get up-to-date account information and make financial decisions in real time.
DOWNLOAD NOW: mint.com App
ShopSavvy16 of 21
Holiday shopping was easier this holiday season with ShopSavvy comparing prices of merchandise, searching for items in-store and chatting with friends about the deals you scored.
DOWNLOAD NOW: shopsavvy
Game.Minder17 of 21
True gamers all have this app, which helps you follow the release dates for all of your favorite video games and where to buy them.
DOWNLOAD NOW: Game.Minder
Groupon18 of 21
The biggest craze of the year came to smartphones nationwide. Search nearby deals using GPS, keep track of your Groupons by location and date, and score deals on the run.
DOWNLOAD NOW: Groupon App
Happy Hour Finder19 of 21
Need a quick cocktail? Don’t we all? Happy Hour Finder does exactly that: helps you find local happy hours in your area.
DOWNLOAD NOW: Happy Hour Finder
DriveSafe.ly20 of 21
The one thing that cars don’t do yet is to sync text messages and e-mails with the voice navigation. This handy app prevents accidents by announcing and reading messages aloud in real time.
DOWNLOAD NOW: DriveSafe.ly
SalesCast21 of 21
For the fashionista, this is the one-stop-shopping app for the best private online sales.
DOWNLOAD NOW: SalesCast app by Gina Pell splendora.com