Gift Guide: iOS Apps

Gift Guide: iOS Apps

Have a family member who also loves their iDevice? If You won’t find a better gift for them than a few apps to make that experience better. Here are our favourite paid apps worth gifting to the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch owner on your Christmas list.

Some of these apps also come in free versions, but the paid-for versions definitely add extra value. A digital download can be tricky to wrap, so we have created gift tag images which you can use when presenting your recipient with their serial number. Click on any tag for a larger version.



other great features as well

Buy Downcast ($1.99)



Buy Panamp ($1.99)

Alternatives: Track 8 ($1.99) or in:play ($1.99)



Buy Plex ($5.49)

Alternative: StreamToMe ($2.99)


Photo and Video


We adore Camera+

Buy Camera+ ($1.99)



Buy iMovie ($5.49)


Productivity And Utilities


a lot of different choicesan amazing location-based reminder appthings simple and elegant

Buy Omnifocus ($20.99)

Alternatives: Checkmark ($2.99), Clear ($1.99), Toodledo ($2.99)



Buy Pages ($10.49), Numbers ($10.49) and Keynote ($10.49)



For the Gmail lover on your list, you’re not going to find a better email manager than Sparrow. It not only allows you to use simple Gmail functions such as add labels and tags, but it’s also slick and easy to use. The best thing about Sparrow is that it feels like you’re actually in Gmail, but you don’t have to work with Google’s less-then-ideal Gmail app. If you have someone on your list who desperately needs a better email app, Sparrow is a perfect fit.

Sparrow ($2.99)



Have someone on your list who loves to control their desktop remotely? Then Screens
is the best iOS remote desktop app out there. What makes Screens stand out is the fact it’s incredibly easy to use, but still powerful enough that it does everything you’d expect from a remote desktop app. It’s the perfect app for anyone you know who’s constantly complaining about not having access to their home computer when they’re on the go.

Buy Screens ($19.99)


Sleep Cycle

but it can help figure out what’s wrong

Sleep Cycle ($0.99)


Launch Center Pro

Launch Center Pro ($5.49)


we love the versatility and usabilityNotesy

Buy Drafts ($1.99)

Alternative: Notesy ($5.49)


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