There are now a staggering 250,000 iphone apps, and the number grows by the day. Confused? Don't be. Stylist has selected five of the very best to help you work, shop, cook and sleep better
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Jamie Oliver 20 Minute Meals
Everyone’s favourite mockney chef offers an app with 60 new recipes, with step-by-step images to guide you through the shopping, preparing and cooking. Watch clips of Jamie demonstrating his technique or simply shake the iphone for a random recipe to appear. £4.99.
This wildly popular app tracks thousands of money off deals, in restaurants, bars, film, theatre, health and beauty. Wherever you are in the UK it finds the nearest deals, which you download to your phone and start saving. Free.
This genius app allows you to remotely access all your computers whenever you need, wherever you are. So leaving important files at work doesn’t stop you planning that presentation from bed. Brilliant. £17.99.
This app turns your iphone into a bio alarm clock. Slip it under your pillow and it analyses your sleep patterns, waking you up when you are in the light sleep part of the cycle. The result? You’ll feel rested and relax. £0.59.