I have some serious updating to do, and this guy’s recommendations are well-supported. He’s no mere enthusiast, but a serious user and a serious writer. So, for reference, here are Federico Viticci’s recommendations.
Because these articles have kept me busy for the better part of December, I decided, inspired by John Siracusa, to offer a quick recap with links and stats.
My Must-Have iPad Apps, 2013 Edition
My Must-Have Mac Apps, 2013 Edition
My Must-Have iPhone Apps, 2013 Edition