In pictures: 15 must-have iOS apps you can't get on any other platform

Shortly after obtaining a new iPhone 5S, CIO.com's Al Sacco, an unabashed BlackBerry user and Android loyalist, set out to find the best iOS apps that aren't available for other mobile platforms. He came with up these 15 must-have iPhone, iPad and iPod touch downloads.

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Timehop (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch) The idea behind Timehop is incredibly simple: Go back one, two, three years, etc., and remind users what they were doing on those specific days on social networks. Depending on the services you connect, you see tweets, Facebook posts, Instagram images, Foursquare checkins and more. I was skeptical at first—why would I care? But I admit, the app has really grown on me. Just yesterday Timehop reminded me, via an old tweet and Instagram image, of how depressed I was after the Red Sox collapse of 2011. Now I'm much more appreciative of the team's position this year. (Go Sox!)

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