Become an astronomer and discover the wonders of the universe
On a dark and cloudless night it is amazing to look up at the sky and see all the stars.
The conflict that shaped America is at your fingertips
There are plenty of defining events that history buffs would love to get a closer look at.
This week Anomaly 2, Fantastical 2, Slow Fast Slow, KitKat theme and Plants vs Zombies 2 for Android top our list of the essential downloads for smartphone and tablet
Help a little girl find her missing toy in this retro point-and-click musical adventure for iOS and Android
We’ve all been there; monstrously huge spider legs come out of your bedroom cupboard and steal your teddy, and you need to go through the Narnian cupboard-portal to rescue it.
Kickstart your Halloween by solving a murder in a cyberpunk future with Shadowrun Returns for iPad and Android
Shadowrun was originally a tabletop fantasy role-playing game from around 25 years ago, and its popularity spawned many games, novels and collectable cards over the years.
Teach your smartphone to silence your calls when you’re in a meeting and auto-respond to messages when driving with this contextual Android app
Our smartphones may be packed with top technology, but they're not actually that smart at detecting when we’re busy doing something – like driving, for example – and need them to behave accordingly.
From Slender Man to deep space zombies, do you dare to play these spine-tingling undead downloads?
This iPhone and iPad download offers animation for all ages
If either you or your children are interested in creating cartoons, but think animation software looks too complicated, think again.
Ordinance Survey’s official app on iOS and Android so you always know where you are
Users of iOS devices have been able to download maps from Ordnance Survey’s official app since early this year.
Everything you need to know about the new Android tablet can now be found in one place
This week Dead Trigger 2, Tweetbot 3, BBM, Aviate Beta and Strike Wing: Raptor Rising are our best new apps.
Papa Sangre II is an audio-only game designed to terrify you this Halloween
Set yourself goals and be motivated to achieve them using Full for iOS
Full is a simple app that is used to count the number of times you do something.
Android users can enjoy a great night out as YPlan launches in New York and cross-platform app Ruffl offers real-time restaurant booking in London
Apple’s own creative and productive apps have been overhauled for iOS 7, as well as introducing a host of new features
Investigate your insides with this working model of the body for iPad
The Human Body by Tinybop is designed for anyone from the age of four and upwards, aiming to show how our bodies work.
Rediscover the classic Frankenstein retold in a new interactive way
Frankenstein is two apps in one, consisting of an eBook and an interactive book.
Mix Vine and Instagram videos together and add a soundtrack with this editing app for iPhone
Thanks to the high-profile appearance of Vine and the response from Instagram to introduce video functionality, creating and editing your own short clips is all the rage right now.
This week our app picks are Batman: Arkham Origins, Device 6, Seene, Zikk: Remote Android Setup and Rove.
Burn up the track and perform aerial stunts in the latest edition of the popular iOS and Android racing game franchise
There are many aspects to the Asphalt series that prove that developers Gameloft are anything but slouches – the frenetic pace of the game and the fact that this is already the eighth instalment are perfect examples to demonstrate this.