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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tear up the skies in incredible clarity
Developer Namco unveiled Sky Gamblers at the new iPad launch, with the game designed to be one of the pioneers of what Retina display gaming can and will look like.
Compose and edit Markdown documents in a distraction-free environment
Byword is one of those great apps that does one job and does it well.
Share your favourite moments in a unique audio-visual way
Picle attempts to sit somewhere in between photo sharing apps like Instagram and services like Audioboo by combining both pictures and sound to create atmospheric memories of places or events.
A hot jotter with more tools than it lets on
Anyone who has read the biography of Apple founder Steve Jobs will know he was very much interested in creativity.
A simple stat tracker that proves to be better than par
Golfing is a pastime easily enhanced by smartphone technology.
Microsoft Office on your iPad, for free
It’s a deal that sounds too good to be true, but CloudOn does indeed give you the three core programs of Microsoft Office – Word, PowerPoint and Excel – optimised for your iPad.
Stealthy grooves, pulsing puzzles and screen-tapping tunes
Beat Sneak Bandit is an ingenious rhythm action game that blends platforming, puzzle, stealth and music into a single concept that works on so many levels.
A fitness tool that always knows where you are. Usually.
Garmin has brought its satnav know-how to the world of fitness-tracking apps, taking decade’s worth of GPS knowledge and throwing it together in an app that tracks routes, distance travelled, speed and calories burned.
Express yourself without any distractions using this clutter-free word processor
Although Pages is a brilliant word processor, some may find it a little expensive, while others may find that there is just too much screen clutter.
Discover the hidden wonders of some of America’s great cities
Travel guides have always been a delight for people wanting to see the hidden side of a city.
The Avian app phenomenon takes things to a whole new level
‘Bestselling mobile game of all time’ doesn’t seem enough of an accolade to place upon the original Angry Birds.
Can MPme replace the NME?
MPme provides users with a ‘curated radio’ service, suggesting new streams based on iTunes libraries and previously listened-to stations.
or, how to train your dragon to fight pandas
In a similar vein to the Pokémon series, My Little Monster sees you training up a cute dragon and entering him into fights with a host of bizarre enemies, from demonic pandas to sentient cowboy hats.
Keep tabs on your company finances all day, every day
If you have a business account with NatWest bank, then this app is for you.