The 10 best iPhone apps of 2016, according to Apple

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Apple has released its year-end list of top apps, games, and other entertainment sold on its App Store.

If you’re looking t0 freshen up your iPhone with some fun or useful apps, Apple’s recommendations are a great place to start. These aren’t necessarily the most downloaded or most popular apps, but rather those that Apple has judged to be the best representations of mobile software, using all of a smartphone’s advanced capabilities.

Apple named Prisma its App of the Year, and MSQRD was the runner-up. It named Pokémon Go, the monster-catching sensation, the App Store’s “breakout hit.”

Here are Apple’s 10 best apps of 2016:


Prisma

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Prisma lets you turn your photos into works of art. Free. Download here.


MSQRD

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MSQRD applies fun filters to photos and videos. Free. Download here.


Quartz

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Quartz is a news site. Free. Download here.


Vogue

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Vogue, the bible of women’s fashion, has a great app. Free. Download here.


Meditation Studio

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Meditation Studio offers tips and advice for learning how to meditate. $3.99. Download here.


Detour

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Detour is full of walking tours through interesting cities that you can play on your iPhone. Free, with in-app purchases. Download here.


Credit Karma

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Credit Karma lets you check your credit score. Free. Download here.


Glasses by Warby Parker

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Make sure your next pair of glasses looks good with Warby Parker’s app. Free. Download here.


Hyper

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Hyper lets you make playlists of your favorite videos. Free. Download here.


Tinycards

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Tinycards puts flashcards on your phone. From the makers of Duolingo. Free. Download here.