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Appiphilia: iTunes lists App Store's greatest hits

December 2, 2008 |  6:01 pm

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December is only two days old, and Apple has already declared the year done and rolled out its greatest hits of 2008.

Among them is a comprehensive list of 120 apps, including free and for fee. (Hey, that's only seven and a half pages of apps!) Considering there are now more than 100,000 applications in the App Store, that's a pretty cool distinction.

Here's what made the cut:

Overall Top Paid Apps

Koi Pond
Moto Chaser
Super Monkey Ball
Enigmo
Recorder
Texas Hold 'Em
Crash Bandicoot Nitro Kart 3-D
Cro-Mag Rally
PocketGuitar
iBeer


Overall Top Free Apps

Pandora Radio
Tap Tap Revenge
Labyrinth Lite Edition
Google Earth
AIM
Facebook
Shazam
Remote
Lightsaber Unleashed
Urbanspoon

Top Paid Games

Texas Hold 'em
Crash Bandicoot Nitro Kart 3-D
Cro-Mag Rally
Air Hockey
Flick Bowling
Moto Chaser
Super Monkey Ball
Enigmo
Bejeweled 2
Line Rider iRide

Top Free Games

Tap Tap Revenge
Sol Free Solitaire
PAC-MAN Lite
Cannon Challenge
Sudoku (Free)
Labyrinth Lite Edition
iBowl
Touch Hockey: FS5 (FREE)
Audi A4 Driving Challenge
reMovem (free)

Top Paid Entertainment Apps

Koi Pond
iChalky
iFish
What's On TV?
Sketches
iBeer
Face Melter
TouchScan
Pocket Piano
OneTap Movies

Top Free Entertainment Apps

Remote
i.TV
Movies
Showtimes
Scribble
Lightsaber Unleashed
BubbleWrap
iDoodle2 lite
Now Playing
Crazy Pumpkin

Top Paid Utilities

Units
Air Mouse
Voice Record
Spell Check
FileMagnet
A Level
Fake Calls
Clinometer - level and slope finder
Speed dial
iNetwork Speed Test

Top Free Utilities

Flashlight
Say Who - Dialer
Compass Free
A Free Level
Speedtest
myLite Flashlight
Units
Alarm Free
Molecules
myLighter

Top Paid Social Networking

MobileChat
Quip
Twitterific Premium
Twitterlator Pro
Secrets
BeejiveIM
Rooms - Your Mobile Chat Client
Flutter
mBoxMail
hiCard - Suite

Top Free Social Networking

Facebook
MySpace Mobile
Loopt
Parlingo
Twitterific
AIM
IM+ Lite
fring
Earthscape
Avatar

Top Paid Music

PocketGuitar
Ocarina
Band
BeatMaker
Harmonica
Drum Kit
Pianist
Tuner Internet Radio
Guitar Toolkit
Guitarist

Top Free Music

Pandora Radio
AOL Radio
MiniPiano
MixMeister Scratch
Last.fm
Shazam
midomi
iheart radio
FlyCast Mobile Broadcast Network
DigiDrummer Lite

-- Michelle Maltais

How many of these made your list?

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