New and updated apps: BBM, Discover, Starbase Annex and more

Every day dozens and dozens of new and updated apps and games hit the iOS and Mac App Stores. It's impossible to keep up with them all, but it's not impossible to pick out the very best. Here they are! Today we've got iOS 8 updates to apps like BBM and Discover Mobile, a new game from the creators of Starbase Orion and more!

New and updated iOS apps

  • BBM BlackBerry's Messenger app gains iOS 8 support, resolves issues with right-to-left language support and gets bug fixes and performance improvements. Free - Download now

  • Discover Mobile 6.0.1: The app for Discover credit card holders has been updated for iOS 8 with Touch ID support and other enhancements. Free - Download now

  • Riffsy: An iOS 8 keyboard extension that makes it easy to send your friends GIFs. No, this won't be annoying at all. Free - Download now

  • Starbase Annex: A combination card, puzzle and board game from the creator of Starbase Orion and Starbase Command, set in the same universe. 18 computer opponents, iCloud support, no IAP. $1.99 - Download now

  • Union 1.3.3: Masking and blending app to help you create beautiful photos. Fixes ability to export transparent PNGs and also fixes brush masking issue for iPhone 6. $1.99 - Download now

Updated Mac apps:

  • Sandvox 2.9: The latest version of Karelia's excellent visual web site creation tool adds support for embedding Vimeo video, improves publishing performance and includes direct support for SSL security via FTP and WebDAV. Other enhancements have also been made. $79.99 - Download now

More apps and updates?

If you try any of the apps or updates, let me know how they work for you. If you got any new or updated apps today that you loved, but don't see here, let us know about them!