We're at the halfway point of 2013, and there have already been thousands of new apps uploaded to app stores across the board. Each year, companies raise the bar for apps in terms of efficiency, innovation and design; which is even better for smartphone owners. We gathered the ten best apps of 2013 so far—from the fun, the productive, and the beautiful. With another six months to go, and other big things like iOS 7 on the horizon, 2013 is bound to be a great year for apps.

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