London Tube Deluxe
There may be a ton of free London Underground maps available on the App Store from Apple, but the London Tube Deluxe one takes the top prize and justifies its minute price tag. Check the timetables, maps and service updates as well as finding the quickest way from A to B by using the app's own journey planner.
Platform: iPhone I Price: £0.69 I Download London Tube Deluxe iPhone app
A must for rip-off-wary petrolheads, this uses GPS to show you nearby petrol stations, the fuels they offer and prices, all without subscription. The information is generated by whatgas.com and should come in handy when there’s a nationwide panic to buy all the petrol
Platform: BlackBerry I Price: £1.99 I Download Fuel UK BlackBerry app
No More Delays
Fed up of yet another morning of signal failures? No More Delays offers offline access to the TFL refund claims form so you can fill it out as you sit stuck in a tunnel and when you have internet access, will send it out as you wait to see if you are due some financial compensation.
Platform: Android | Price: Free | Download No More Delays Android app
The clue is in the name. With a database of more than 7,000 venues, Pub Scout will find you the perfect drinking location whether you are after a beer garden or want to catch some live music. You can review and tag your favourite places, share links and venues via email, Twitter and Facebook while landlords will be able to update the database making sure you don’t miss out on any impromptu local ale festivals.
The Camden Town app
Famous for its street markets and iconic drinking venues, if you’ve never been to the birthplace of Alan Bennett and N Dubz, this app will pick out the best places to eat, drink, shop and party. The Camdenite trio of Suggs, street food expert Andy Bates and fashion designer Wayne Hemmingway will act as your virtual guides to make sure you don’t miss out on any of the hotspots.
Platform: iPhone | Price: Free | Download The Camden Town iPhone app
toptable restaurant finder
If you're stuck for a place to eat out tonight, look no further than the toptable iPhone app which will almost guarantee a decent restaurant to match your taste buds. Read reviews, find locations and book tables all through this nifty app that works through parts of Europe as well as the UK.
Platform: iPhone I Price: Free I Download toptable restaurant finder iPhone app
If you don't want to see your phone stolen, you may want to invest in a subscription to the WaveSecure app. By registering with the website, you are given access to a variety of measures to catch up with a mobile thief including the ability to remotely lock/unlock the phone, make it yell, locate the phone and back up any data. It may be pricey, but easily worth it if you fear for your phone's safety.
Need to get somewhere quick but don't want to use public transport? Then try Zipcar's superb app which allows you to plan your car journey from the very start to end. Find available cars near you reserve one and then proceed to honk the horn of your car before opening it, all done by your iPhone. Commuting has never been made so easy.
Platform: iPhone I Price: Free (Membership to Zipcar required) I Download Zipcar iPhone app