Apps of the week for December 17-21, 2012.
f you have a phone, you might be wondering what kind of apps there are out there to download. Thankfully, for all of you phone-owners, we've compiled a roundup of this week's most popular apps, as well as a couple of our favorites. If you think you've got enough apps, you're wrong. Read on!
| Paid Apps.
Holding onto the top spot again is Angry Birds Star Wars, followed by EA's Need for Speed in second place. Third place goes to FIFA Soccer 13, and another game, Bloons TD 5 takes fourth. Finally, Toca Hair Salon takes fifth—a top five list dominated by games.
| Free Apps.
Topping the charts again this week for smartphone owners who like to know where they're going is Google Maps. It's followed by ElfYourself, an app that lets you put your face onto an elf's body for laughs. In third place is Fun Run, in fourth place is The Walking Dead, and in fifth place is YouTube.
| Evernote Food.
Evernote Food. This free app helps us keep track of dishes we want to try in cookbooks we peruse, helps us remember what dishes we liked at restaurants we dined at ,and lets us find new recipes to try.
Flipboard. This app is also free and lets us organize all of our social media feeds into one compact, convenient spot. If you're looking to kill as much time as possible with social media, you won't need this app, but if you like things a bit more streamlined, check it out.