TechCrunch.com’s contributing writer Brad Spirrison compiled a list of groundbreaking apps released this year for the iPhone and the iPad. The list includes practical apps to feed your hunger for news, music, pics, and more. Spirrison selected his favorites based on the production value of an app more than its popularity on the Top Seller charts. So, don’t be alarmed if you haven’t heard of a few of these apps. Moreover, it’s OK to hate one or two, i.e. #16. Take a look and let us know what apps you prefer in the comments.