1. Best Travel App – Indie Guides
Indie Guides is often called the hipster of travel apps, and for a good reason. It is a series of guides covering the artistic, cultural and alternative side of a city, the side that is almost never covered in conventional guides.
2. Best Photo Editing App – Filterra
A powerful photo editing tool is more or less a must for smartphone photography, and Filterra fits the bill perfectly. You can read a more detailed description on Filterra website, but in short it combines comfortable design, a multitude of different filters and options allowing to modify photos on the go and regular free updates that keep the app in tune with the times. So don’t wait, download Filterra photo editor and enjoy your perfect pics.
3. Best Music App – Hype Machine
Created specifically for those who want to be in the know of all the songs that are being talked about. Collecting information from more than 800 top music blogs, Hype Machine shows you the all the hottest new releases every day.
4. Best Business App – Any.Do
Any.Do is a clean and simple app that keeps you on top of all your daily tasks. It is easy to get used to, and despite its visible simplicity Any.Do has a number of options that helps you remember everything you keep forgetting to do and keeps you from procrastinating.
5. Best Finance App – Spendbook
Even hipsters have to manage their personal finances, only if to be ironic, perhaps, but still. Spendbook is an excellent choice if you value the simplicity of use and cleanness of design.
6. Best Health&Fitness App – WaterMinder
For those who think that running is way too mainstream and look for alternative ways to improve their health, there is WaterMinder – a little app helping you manage and track your water intake. It shows how close you are to your daily goal, motivates you to drink more water, and is just fun to watch.
7. Best Lifestyle App – Everyday
Everyday prompts you to take a picture of yourself each and every day of your life and then maps these pictures over time. If you are afraid that something as precious as your face may be lost to posterity, you simply must get it.
8. Best Navigation App – Doughbot
Nothing beats specialization – Doughbot is a navigation app that has only one purpose – to help you find your way to the nearest doughnut shop. It doesn’t matter what your tastes are, with the assistance of Doughbot you won’t be lost without your favorite doughnuts ever again.
9. Best Social Networking App – Snapchat
Snapchat is an app that adds personality to the world of social networking. Those who believe that communication via Facebook and Twitter equals standing on a tall building and shouting your thoughts to the world in general will find comfort in Snapchat’s approach: you simply send pictures and videos to your friends. Nobody but them will see them, and they will disappear on their own accord after a short while.
10. Best Utilites App – Rotary Dialer
If you standard iPhone dialer is too mainstream for you, you can always add a touch of real retro class via Rotary Dialer – it allows you to dial like in the good old days of rotary phones, even if you’ve never seen one in your life.
So, now will be a perfect time to update your apps – before the ones from this carefully compiled list get too mainstream.
Featured photo credit: hipster/R G via flickr.com