iTunes Top iPhone and iPad Apps of 2010

December 9, 2010

4:59 pm

Today Apple released iTunes Rewind which shared some interesting news about the top apps of 2010. The number of apps these days makes it so overwhelming to find what you want, it can help to see what other people are using. We are excited to see this list produced by Apple as it was interesting to see the trend towards gaming apps – which include everything from angry birds to zombies!

We’ve linked up each app so you can easily check each of them out. We’d love to hear what you think about them – which apps do you like the best?

Overall Top 10 PAID iPhone Apps

  1. Angry BirdsAngry Birds - Clickgamer.com
  2. Doodle JumpDoodle Jump - BE WARNED: Insanely Addictive! - Lima Sky
  3. Skee-BallSkee-Ball - Freeverse, Inc.
  4. Bejeweled 2 + BlitzBejeweled 2 + Blitz - PopCap Games, Inc.
  5. Fruit NinjaFruit Ninja - Halfbrick Studios
  6. Cut the RopeCut the Rope - Chillingo Ltd
  7. ALL-IN-1 GAMEBOXALL-IN-1 Casual & Puzzle Gamebox - Mass Creation Sp. z o. o.
  8. The Moron TestThe Moron Test - DistinctDev
  9. Plants vs. ZombiesPlants vs. Zombies - PopCap Games, Inc.
  10. Pocket GodPocket God - Bolt Creative

Overall Top 10 FREE iPhone Apps

  1. FacebookFacebook - Facebook
  2. Angry Birds LiteAngry Birds Lite - Clickgamer.com
  3. Words With Friends FreeWords With Friends Free - Newtoy Inc.
  4. SkypeSkype - Skype Software S.a.r.l
  5. Tap Tap Revenge 3Tap Tap Revenge 3 - Tapulous, Inc.
  6. The Weather ChannelThe Weather Channel® - The Weather Channel Interactive
  7. Paper TossPaper Toss - Backflip Studios
  8. BingBing - Microsoft Corporation
  9. ROCK BAND FREEROCK BAND FREE - Electronic Arts
  10. Talking Tom CatTalking Tom Cat - Outfit7

Overall Top 10 GROSSING iPhone Apps

  1. MLB.com At Bat 2010MLB.com At Bat 2010 - MLB.com
  2. Angry BirdsAngry Birds - Clickgamer.com
  3. Call of Duty: ZombiesCall of Duty: Zombies - Activision Publishing, Inc.
  4. Bejeweled 2 + BlitzBejeweled 2 + Blitz - PopCap Games, Inc.
  5. FriendCaller 3 ProFriendCaller 3 Pro - C2Call GmbH
  6. Zombie FarmZombie Farm - The Playforge, LLC
  7. TomTom U.S.A.TomTom U.S.A. - TomTom International BV
  8. TETRISTETRIS® - Electronic Arts
  9. Plants vs. ZombiesPlants vs. Zombies - PopCap Games, Inc.
  10. Doodle JumpDoodle Jump - BE WARNED: Insanely Addictive! - Lima Sky

Overall Top 10 PAID iPad Apps

  1. PagesPages - Apple Inc.
  2. GoodReader for iPadGoodReader for iPad - Good.iWare Ltd.
  3. NumbersNumbers - Apple Inc.
  4. Angry Birds HDAngry Birds HD - Chillingo Ltd
  5. KeynoteKeynote - Apple Inc.
  6. Glee KaraokeGlee Karaoke - Smule
  7. WolframAlphaWolframAlpha - Wolfram Alpha LLC
  8. Pinball HDPinball HD - OOO Gameprom
  9. Friendly for FacebookFriendly for Facebook :) - Oecoway Inc.
  10. Star Walk for iPadStar Walk for iPad - interactive astronomy guide - Vito Technology Inc.

Overall Top 10 FREE iPad Apps

  1. iBooksiBooks - Apple Inc.
  2. Pandora RadioPandora Radio - Pandora Media, Inc.
  3. NetflixNetflix - Netflix, Inc.
  4. Google Mobile AppGoogle Mobile App - Google
  5. SolitaireSolitaire - Byterun
  6. Movies by Flixster – with Rotten TomatoesMovies by Flixster - with Rotten Tomatoes - Flixster
  7. IMDb Movies & TVIMDb Movies & TV - IMDb
  8. KindleKindle - Amazon.com
  9. Google EarthGoogle Earth - Google
  10. Virtuoso Piano Free 2 HDVirtuoso Piano Free 2 HD - Peterb

Overall Top 10 GROSSING iPad Apps

  1. PagesPages - Apple Inc.
  2. NumbersNumbers - Apple Inc.
  3. KeynoteKeynote - Apple Inc.
  4. LogMeIn IgnitionLogMeIn Ignition - LogMeIn, Inc.
  5. SCRABBLE for iPadSCRABBLE for iPad - Electronic Arts
  6. Documents To Go Premium – Office SuiteDocuments To Go® Premium - Office Suite - DataViz, Inc.
  7. Angry Birds HDAngry Birds HD - Chillingo Ltd
  8. Real Racing HDReal Racing HD - Firemint Pty Ltd
  9. Plants vs. Zombies HDPlants vs. Zombies HD - PopCap Games, Inc.
  10. Proloquo2GoProloquo2Go - AssistiveWare

We have compiled our own list of some of Tech Cocktail’s favorite apps and included them below. Obviously this is just a sampling, as there are far too many magnificent apps to mention:

iPhone Apps

  1. AroundMeAroundMe - Tweakersoft
  2. InstagramInstagram - Burbn, Inc.
  3. TripItTripIt - Travel Organizer - TripIt
  4. ShazamShazam - Shazam Entertainment Ltd.
  5. AirbnbAirbnb - Airbnb, Inc.
  6. PandoraPandora Radio - Pandora Media, Inc.
  7. TwitterTwitter - Twitter, Inc.
  8. FacebookFacebook - Facebook
  9. GrubHubGrubHub Food Delivery - GrubHub.com
  10. Splice Video EditorSplice - Video Editor (3GS and iPhone 4) - Path 36, LLC

iPad Apps

  1. FlipboardFlipboard - Flipboard Inc.
  2. New York TimesNYTimes for iPad - The New York Times Company
  3. StumbleUponStumbleUpon - StumbleUpon
  4. KayakKAYAK HD - Flights, Hotels, Explore - kayak.com
  5. MLB.com At BatAt Bat 2010 for iPad - MLB.com
  6. USA TodayUSA TODAY for iPad - USA TODAY
  7. WeatherbugWeatherBug Elite for iPad - WeatherBug
  8. KindleKindle - Amazon.com
  9. iBone XLiBone XL - Spoonjack
  10. PAC-MAN for iPadPAC-MAN for iPad - Namco Networks America Inc.

Bonus app – we’re pretty thankful for all of the apps listed and can post it with the newly launched Thankfulfor iPhone appThankfulfor - Shiny Heart Ventures

We’d love hear what your favorite iPhone and iPads apps of 2010 might be. Drop us a comment below.

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Frank Gruber is the cofounder, CEO and Executive Editor of Tech.Co (formerly Tech Cocktail). He is the author of the book, Startup Mixology, Tech Cocktail’s Guide to Building, Growing, and Celebrating Startup Success. He is also a startup advisor and investor to startups.

Find Frank Gruber online and follow him on Twitter at @FrankGruber.

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