Another week means another selection of Best New Apps to poke through. While Apple gives you almost too much choice when it comes to what new apps to highlight, we’ve narrowed that field down to six. Here’s our pick of the bunch.


Gather Journal

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2015-07-28 :: Category: Game

FREE!

An extension of the print magazine of the same name, Gather Journal is ideal for those looking for a classy recipe app.

Curated recipe lists means there’s something new to check out on a regular basis, with each option attractive and delicious.

Plane. Social Icebreaker. Meet new people in new places.

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
Released: 2015-11-26 :: Category: Game

FREE!

Apps to help you meet new people are an ever growing trend, andPlane is here to help you meet people from around the world, rather than your local area.

Its main selling point is that you send signals to people to express interest, with them disappearing after 24 hours, which encourages a faster approach to socialising.

Don’t expect it to be bustling with people just yet though, but it’s an interesting idea.

Ulysses

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2015-03-12 :: Category: Game

$24.99

One of the most powerful writing apps out there is out now on iOS. Ulysses Mobile is ideal for the avid writer, and provides a simple and distraction-free interface.

You’ll be hard pushed to think of a feature it doesn’t provide, which is what you’d expect given its premium price tag.

Spot: explore the best places

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
Released: 2015-12-02 :: Category: Game

FREE!

Spot helps you find great new places to visit. It's kind of a more stylish version of Yelp that lets you easily create lists to share with others. It’s great for setting up an itinerary.

Blocs Wave

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2016-03-16 :: Category: Game

FREE!

Blocs Wavewill bring out your inner musiciain, as it allows you to combine various original sounds across a multitude of different genres.

You can also tweak the sounds and record vocals and instruments along the way.

Hatch Baby

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
Released: 2015-10-26 :: Category: Game

FREE!

Recently become a parent? Congratulations! You probably want to track a lot of aspects of your newfound parenthood and that’s where Hatch Baby comes in.

It makes it simple to track breastfeeding or bottle feeding sessions, diaper changing times, and sleeping patterns - essential details for the new parent.

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