By now, you’ve probably heard about the app leaks that have rocked the app store in recent months.
Apple has been a thorn in the side of developers, and some have lost their jobs or been forced to close up shop.
That doesn’t mean we don’t appreciate apps that are fun to use and provide a nice little slice of the web.
In fact, many of the best iOS apps we’ve come to love over the years are actually a direct result of the app-developer relationship.
But the relationship between iOS developers and the App Store goes way back, dating back to when the AppStore was created in 2005.
In the meantime, a number of developers have found their way into the App Stores, and the result is a vibrant ecosystem that keeps people playing, updating, and exploring.
Here are five of the most popular apps we found in 2016.1.
iPhone App of the Year: The Best iOS Apps of 2016