Gizmodo's Essential Apps List

One of the main ways that I learn about new apps is by reading about them in blog posts and other news articles. I don’t really spend time browsing through the Android Market or the iTunes App store looking for apps. Gizmodo has published an updated app list of what they consider to be the best iPhone, Android, iPad, and Windows Phone apps that I think is worth checking out and bookmarking.

For social media fans, each of the platforms has a social section, though I suspect that all of the apps will be of interest to our readers. One app that I was surprised to learn about is 4th & Mayor, which is a Foursquare app for Windows Phone 7. I have the Foursquare app installed on my HTC HD7, and I was curious as to why Gizmodo picked 4th & Mayor over it.