There are hundreds of thousands of apps, but which ones are right for iOS 4? That’s a tricky question as different apps come to market iOS 4 tested and others bring more advanced functionality to the table — step inside for more.
Water, water everywhere, but what’s safe to drink? Every app here is at the very least iOS 4 tested and many have additional enhancements, like the multitasking found in Pandora (rocks!). From games to productivity, find the apps you’re looking for!
40. Dots Free — Killer graphics and sound for your iOS 4 iPhone! Play against another human or your iPhone — it’s wherever fun and the price is right.
38. AroundMe — Where’s the closest gas station? Need to find an open drugstore at 2a.m.? You need iOS 4 tested AroundMe.
37. Solitaire (universal) — iOS 4 tested that’s ready for those mobile moments when there’s simply nothing better to do. Try Klondike 1 Deal!
36. Find My iPhone — Lost your iPhone? Don’t despair, take action! Leverages your MobileMe account to track down your iPhone, wipe it, send a message to the finder and more.
— Apple updates Find My iPhone, opens MobileMe Mail beta
35. Vuvuzela 2010 — The number one free app in dozens of countries. Do you love soccer? Embrace the vuvuzela on your iPhone!
33. A+ 12,000+ Wallpapers — Ready for new wallpapers and login screens? Here’s a just a few to get you started, for free!
32. Bing! — Don’t just search it, Bing! it. Find stuff with the iPhone 4’s exceptional camera, search via voice and much more.
31. Tic Tac Toe — Play against your iPhone or another human right next to you or around the world over Wi-Fi or 3G. iOS tested n’ ready.
30. We Rule — Farm. Build. Rule. iOS 4 tested and ready with more crops, structures and people for you to manage and control.
29. Google Mobile (universal) — The app that puts the power of the Goog in your pocket, speech recognition in multiple languages.
28. Word with Friends — Push notifications, chat, strong Facebook + Twitter integration. Scrabble? We don’t need no stinkin’ Scrabble.
27. The Weather Channel — More beautiful graphics and maps on iPhone 4’s incomparable Retina display.
26. EXO-Planet — Live multiplayer over 3G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Free yourself from the bonds of gravity in this third-person shooter.
25. SoundHound (universal) — The app that gives you instant music search and discovery.
24. 3D Wallpapers & Backgrounds — No more waiting for your beautiful pics n’ images to load — it’s way faster.
23. Spawn Glow — Create beautiful art and share it with your social networking friends.
21. Windows Live Messenger — Fast app switching and background push notifications. Stay connected with your friends worldwide.
20. Twitter — This is the official Twitter app from Twitter and now it multitasks as well as you do.
19. Audiobooks — Play audio files in the background while you read — simple, yet priceless.
18. XE Currency — It’s got multitasking, permitting you to convert 180+ currencies on the go, anywhere.
17. Fandango — Arguably the best mobile movie app allows you to juggle other tasks while finding theaters and tickets
16. Foursquare — It’s got fast app switching, yet background location tracking isn’t there (yet).
15. Twitterific (universal) — This particular Twitter client takes advantage of fast app switching, a must for always in touch social media sluts nuts.
14. New York Times — It’s now got fast app switching and remembers where you left off in articles.
13. Evernote (universal) — Multitasking permits Evernote to stay synchronized even when its not running in the foreground, so it’s ready when you need it.
12. LinkedIn — Optimized for fast app switching, helps you stay connected with your network.
11. WordPress (universal) — Optimized for the Retina display, better handling of drafts when quitting and more.
10. FarmVille — This one’s iOS 4 tested, so you can plow, plant and harvest on the go with your iPhone 4 or upgraded device.
8. Dropbox (universal) — Mobile warriors agree; this is a must have app. Sync and share you stuff wherever and whenever.
7. Truphone — Now runs in the background and allows calls to come through while multitasking.
6. Tap Tap Revenge 3 — Not sure how this app benefits from multitasking, but it’s freaking’ awesome.
5. GodFinger — Now your people can toil, and earn you gold, while get on with your real life.
4. Twitter — Stay up-to-the-moment even when this app’s running in the background with push notifications and more.
3. Loopt — Find out who’s around, what to do and where to go while you get on with your day.
2. NPR Music — Expect excellence while you multitask to superbly curated music and related content.
1. Pandora (universal) — The app everybody’s been waiting for and wanting. Tune in and then do anything you want — Pandora keeps playing!
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