Persona/

iPad

Keep track of your social networks with this beautiful app

There are plenty of apps out there to help you keep in touch with your various social networks, but few bring them all together in a way that’s elegant, well-designed and easy to use.

2,985

Frankenstein, for iPad and iPhone

iPadiPhone

Mary Shelley’s classic tale is retold and re-mastered

One of the world’s most well known horror stories has been given a twenty-first century reworking by author Dave Morris and the developers at Profile Books.

3,392

Pocket

iPadiPhone

Read It Later has a makeover and a new name

Read It Later was an incredibly popular app, but developers Idea Shower decided it was time for an upgrade, and have now unveiled Pocket to the world.

3,516

Max Payne Mobile

iPadiPhone

Gun-wielding Nostalgia from a man with nothing left to lose

To tie in with the launch of Max Payne 3, Rockstar Games has chosen to revisit the 2001 original on iPad, giving players a chance to become reacquainted with downtrodden cop Max and his trail of bloody revenge.

4,248

Punch! Culture Shelf

iPad

A new form of media with its tongue firmly in its cheek

This ‘media platform’, as it describes itself, is essentially a new form of magazine, bringing you a fun, interactive spin on current affairs.

3,056

HighlightCam Social Video Editor

iPhone

Produce amazing films using photos and videos on your phone

Editing video on your phone can be a time-consuming and fiddly process, and while it’s undoubtedly creative, you may want to be spending more time out grabbing footage than sitting in a room trying to cut it all together so it makes sense.

4,870

iPlan for iPad

iPad

Organise your life using this calendar app with a difference

iPlan for iPad might well be another calendar app, and like many others on the App Store it claims to do that little bit more than what’s already on offer; but in this case, that actually rings true.

9,931

Total War Battles

iPadiPhone

After a long wait, The much-loved series brings its strategy to iOS

The Total War series has been exciting and frustrating power-hungry strategy fans for years, and now those with an iOS device can rejoice as a mobile version of the series has finally arrived.

3,127

Zombies, Run!

iPhone

The most inventive and original way to spice up your workout

Keeping your workouts entertaining is one of life’s most difficult bugbears.

3,130

zeebox

iPadiPhone

The social TV experience that everyone should try

Some apps just aren’t for everyone.

4,709

#todo

iPhone

Organise your to-do list items with hashtags and mentions

If you were under any illusions as to how #todo works, then you needn’t look any further than the application’s name.

3,284

MotoHeroz HD

iPad

Rally racing and platforming shouldn’t mix… but it turns out they do

MotoHeroz HD comes from RedLynx, the critically acclaimed developer of the iOS smash DrawRace 2, and is an intriguing blend of platforming and physics-based racing.

3,170

Little Fox Music Box

iPadiPhone

Children’s sing-a-long brought to life on the iPad

The number of apps aiming to get your children interacting with the iPad is growing by the day, with all kinds of new stories being created to entice them in and entertain them.

7,215

Temple Run

iPhone

Indiana Jones and the temple of eternal running

You’ve probably heard iPhone gamers raving about Temple Run for quite some time, but what can be so special about yet another running game that makes it better than all the others? In truth, there’s nothing particularly original about this app.

4,107

Comedy Central’s Indecision Election Companion

iPadiPhone

Poke fun at prospective presidents to brighten up the campaign

For those wanting to follow the US elections but who are tired of all the serious reporting, this US-only app from Comedy Central is perfect.

2,821

Wenzani

iPhone

Help create the best social travel guide in the world

There are more than a few travel guide apps populating the App Store, but unlike many of them, Wenzani combines official guide information and an imaginative social element – by providing useful hints and recommendations from real people via the app itself.

3,938

Rinth Island

iPadiPhone

A platform game with a fresh new perspective

Based on the concept of cylindrical platform puzzles, Rinth Island is a neat game that delivers a refreshing approach to brain-teasers.

3,476

The Master Tactician Mobile Pro

iPhone

Win games and glory or act like a TV pundit

If you’re a football coach of any level, one thing you will discuss is tactics.

4,475

Snapguide

iPhone

Read and write how-to guides in this amazing app

Snapguide is a beautifully designed app that allows you to view hundreds of different how-to guides on varying subjects, and create your own to share.

5,563

Mensa Brain Test

iPhone

Test your suitability for a place in Mensa with this tough test

If you often wonder how intelligent you actually are and love the idea of joining Mensa, the worldwide organisation for the top two per cent of the population, this app is perfect for you.

8,129