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There are so many apps on the app store today. Below, we reveal some of the most iconic:




It is no secret that Facebook is the most popular social networking website available in the entire world. To download the popular application, all you have to do is go to the App Market on your phone, search for Facebook, and download it from there. The great thing about the well-loved social networking app is that it is absolutely free of cost. A lot of the best applications available on smartphones cost money, however, you do not have to worry about this as far as Facebook is concerned.


Once you have installed the application the process is really simple, all you do is merely tap on the Facebook sign which will now be evident on your phone’s menu and then the Facebook app will pop open on to your screen. You will then be presented with the family Facebook login page where you will be requested to enter your email address and password, once you have done this merely click ‘login’ to access your account.


Once you have accessed your account you can benefit from many of the features you know and love so well. You can do a whole host of things, such as view your news feed and your friends’ profiles as well as your own profile. You will still also be able to receive your notifications. In addition to this, you can view photos and different photo albums, you can even take photos and upload them to your Facebook profile via the use of your Facebook app.


You can link your Facebook app to a business or blog as well. If you’re thinking about building a blog, having a social media presence for it is a must. You can check out this guide on how to build a blog with Bluehost for more information.


All in all, there is no reason at all why you should not download the popular Facebook application for your smartphone. Most of you reading this will have Facebook already so you will know of all the great features it entails but for those of you who don’t have an account on the social networking site, well then this is the perfect opportunity to create one!


Google Maps


If you are looking for a mapping application to go on your mobile phone then look no further than Google Maps; it really is the best mapping app available.


The success of the application is evident through the high reputation and the great feedback that has been associated with it.


The Google Maps is so much more than a few different colored lines mapping out different areas and locations. The app has a whole host of fabulous and beneficial features. For example; the app will not only tell you how to get somewhere via the use of a vehicle but it will also explain the best methods and how long it will take on foot, public transport, and even by bike! So no options are left unturned. The app also works as a Sat-Navigation, as a computerized voice reads aloud the directions step by step to your required destination. Thus, this free map will save you a great amount of money as the use of a Sat-Navigation will no longer be required.


Believe it or not, these features mentioned or only a mere selection of everything the app has to offer. You can use your map to communicate with others and post photographs and even update your status, a bit like a social networking site or app. You can also use the Google Street View option which is already extremely popular all over the internet, it allows you to search for a certain street or building and see exactly what it looks like in a real-life view. This can be extremely helpful if you are going somewhere you have never been before and do not know what the building looks like you are going to.


Another great advantage of the Google Maps app for the mobile phone is that not only does it tell you where to go but it also informs you of any traffic on the route and how severe it is. There is also a mass of information available in relation to different locations and you can also add your own notes to each place.


Angry Birds  


Angry Birds is one of many people’s favorite smartphone game app. Unlike many others of its kind, it is absolutely free to download so you can experience hours of fun for absolutely no cost to yourself and absolutely no damage to your bank account.


The Angry Birds game is a puzzle video type game where those playing use a slingshot to fire birds at pigs. The purpose of the game is to try and kill as many pigs as possible. It sounds simple but you would be surprised by how fun it is and how addictive it can be.


There are many great features of this game. First of all, there are a massive two hundred and eighty-five levels. This is great because it means the fun is pretty much never-ending and there is always something new and exciting with each level that comes. A lot of games nowadays are really fun to play but can be completed within a mere day, which can be very disappointing as a game should last for a decent length of time. With Angry Birds, you can rest assured that you will get a great amount of playing time out of your app.