Magazines: Magsonwink and Local Newspaper Apps, India today and other world news apps.
Magsonwink is Digital Magzine store focussing on Indian Magazines for readers around the Globe. The Magazines can be purchased and read on P.C, Mac , iPad, iPhone and on selected Android devices.
2016 Winner - Magzter
Maps: Google Maps - To roam around India efficiently. This app is not just for Indians but everyone in the globe.
Google Search ( has voice support ) - It is easy to search without typing.
Movies: PVR, BookMyShow - The interface to understand which movie is playing at your nearest locations is better if you have these apps . You get to know the latest deals too.
2016 Winner - BookMyShow
Pizza: Dominos , CCD , Pizzahut - These apps provide coupons and offers. It also help us to understand the Menu and cost of each items beforehand.
2016 Winner - Dominos
Foodspotting. - This app show images of dishes of hotels around you. Use with Location service ON.
Online Shopping: Flipkart , Snapdeal , Lenskart Mobile apps for hassle free online shopping in India.
2016 Winner - Amazon.
Mobile Recharge/Payment: Airtel/BSNL/Paytm/Mobikwik - To recharge mobile. Paytm has good deals too. You could browse m.paytm.com too. BSNL official app is only for Android now. Also checkout Airtel Money.
2016 Winner PayTm
Quikr - To sell used items.
AutoCare - To keep track of how much you are paying for Petrol/Diesel and to create alerts/reminders on vehicle service including tyre pressure checkup.
Stocks , Geojit App or equivalent to keep track of your equity investments.
Finance: Toshl Finance or Wally or Splitwise are free apps to keep track of your expenses in iOS devices.
2016 Winner- Splitwise
Music: Listen to Music via Saavn if you have internet connection.
2016 Winner- Gaana
Banking Apps SBI/HDFC/HSBC/ICICI all have mobile apps. SBI Credit has a neat separate iPhone App too... Banks are now giving deals via separate Apps like SBI Buddy,
You need calculators and convertors too. I will update on this one later.
CalcConvertor is the winner for 2016
ToDo: Travel/Tourism related Apps. - Uber , Ola, Train Ticket booking apps.
2016 Winner : Uber
Any recommendation on iOS apps that give Cricket score ?
Live TV : Jio , Hotstar
Indians also use applications popular worldwide like Whatsapp, Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Google Allo, Skype, Prisma