Best new apps for iPhone and iPad

What are the hottest new apps on the App Store right now? These!

There are over a million and a half apps for iPhone and iPad and the number just keeps growing. Every day new and newly updated apps hit the App Store, and it's impossible to keep up with all of them. Luckily, you don't have to. All you have to do is bookmark this page and come back every day. When you do, we'll have the best of the best new apps waiting for you!

And don't forget to check out our list of this week's best games for your iPhone.

Best new and updated apps

Best apps

This week, head off on an outdoor trek, help your kids manage their money and even send them some, compare and share your Apple Music library with your friends, and much more.

  • Gaia GPS - Take to the outdoors and explore with the help of Gaia GPS. The app offers highly-detailed maps, including labeled satellite maps, current and historical topographical maps, and more. Find trails and plan wilderness excursions using the detailed information on offer in Gaia GPS. Get trail highlights, collect information on different points of interest around you, and download maps for offline use. The app, available for phones, tablets, and computers, keeps everything in sync so you can access your plans or records whenever you need to. - Free - Download Now
  • Current - This tool is meant to make transferring money between parents and children easier, and to help kids keep an eye on their own money. Current offers a smart debit card that parents can reload from their own accounts. You can automate an allowance, send a one-time payment, and more with just a couple of taps. Kids can check out how much money they've spent and saved, and also easily donate to a favorite local or national charity. - Free - Download Now
  • Synchronicity - One of the great experiences that you can have with music is sharing it with someone else, and having their music shared with you in return. That's the idea behind Synchronicity, which lets you easily compare Apple Music Libraries, either over Wi-Fi or through the included iMessage app. See how compatible your tastes in music are, and get a color-coded guide to your shared artists and albums, and easily download something you find with automatically-provided links. - Free - Download Now
  • Meditation Studio - Practice your mindfulness with Meditation Studio, and embark on curated meditation journeys. The app features collections of meditation exercises and techniques and lets you track your progress as you work through a schedule. Choose from more than 30 meditation instructors and get detailed, step-by-step techniques to get the most out of each session. With its latest update, Meditation Studio has arrived on the iPad, letting you take your exercises to a bigger screen. - $3.99 - Download Now
  • PGA Tour Emoji Keyboard - Have some fun with a new set of stickers from you favorite sport: golf. the PGA Tour has launched its own "emoji" app that lets you send golf-related stickers to anyone through iMessages. Send golfballs, golfers, and other fun stickers without needing a separate keyboard. - Free - Download Now
  • Things 3 - Cultured Code is back with an all-new version of its task management application. While the first thing to catch your eye will undoubtedly be the new design, there are a lot of new features and improvements to older systems under the hood. While you can create to-dos, projects, areas, and lists just as you could before, there are also new capabilities, such as checklists, which live inside of to-dos that need multiple steps to complete but aren't quite up to the level of "project". There's also a new transforming "+" button, better list editing, and more. You can learn more about Things 3 right here - $7.99 - Download Now

Featured apps

Featured apps

Get ready for summer by getting in shape with these apps. Find a new workout routine, or get healthy and delicious recipes for a better diet with this collection of featured apps.

  • Beachbody On Demand - Workout with proven programs from some of the best fitness trainers in the world. No equipment is required, and you can perform some of the workouts in as little as 10 minutes. There are hundreds of programs for strength training, cardio, yoga, and much more. Stream lessons to your iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV, or download them for offline instruction. You can purchase individual courses, or sign up for a monthly ($14.99) or yearly ($99.99) subscription to get access to every premium program. - Free - Download Now
  • Fit Men Cook - Get simple, healthy recipes that are also easy on your wallet. Fit Men Cook automatically organizes recipes placed into your shopping cart by store aisle to take some of the hassle out of grocery shopping. The app can also track what you eat, and share that data with the Health app. The app recently added another 25 new recipes to its library, while making major updates to existing recipes. - $3.99 - Download Now
  • Freeletics - This app is all about helping you get into shape, creating programs to fit your needs. The apps customized programs include a wide variety of exercises and adapts to your schedule, fitness level, and goals. Each 10-30 minute workout uses only your body weight, requiring no equipment. Each exercise comes with a detailed instructional video to properly demonstrate how it's done. With a three-month subscription, you can get yourself a coach that analyzes your performance after each workout. - Free - Download Now

Free app of the week

Klocki - This is a minimalist puzzle game that's meant to help you relax while you have fun. Rearrange each level's tiles so a single line runs across the pattern on each level, while enjoying the game's relaxing music.


Here's what Klocki's developer had to say about the game:

Your goal is to connect different types of lines together. Calming music and sounds were made by Wojciech Wasiak.

You can get Klocki for free from the App Store until June 1.