But just how much of a difference have they made, exactly?
Well, the moneysupermarket.com mobile phones team has done some research on the matter, and has found some pretty interesting things.
For example, how many birds do you think have been in Angry Birds? How many drawings have we drawn on Draw Something? Lots, is the short answer; Lots and lots and lots being the slightly longer answer.
Many people can’t go a day without tweeting, Facebooking or Instagramming nowadays, and that’s exactly why we are becoming th planet of the apps. Check out the infographic to see just how apps are taking over our lives.