As smartphone storage capacities get larger, so does your app collection. It’s hard to keep your phone working like it should with 30 different emoji collections and twelve photo-editing programs on deck. And let’s be honest: for the most part, they all do basically the same things. Pare down friends, in the name of saving your storage space for photos of your fire alphets! 

We understand that you have essentials like Instagram and YouTube on lock, so we went deeper. From maps to money management to good eats, we lay out the only 10 apps essential to life in 2015.