Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.
There’s a treasure trove of apps out there but — let’s face it, there’s also a lot of dross, too. Get too trigger happy with that download button and before you know it your phone is bursting with mysterious and untouched icons. Seriously, what were you thinking when you downloaded that paranormal activity meter and digital harmonica?
And yet, the truly great apps can save you time, save you money — and hell, they can even make you more popular. We’ve narrowed things down to give you our favourite options that make London living just that little bit sweeter. From digital helper bees that offer indispensible intel to caffeine-fuelled encyclopaedias and a handy pocket social life, these are the 10 apps that every Londoner needs.