Every week, the editors and writers at iMore carefully select some of our favorite, most useful, most extraordinary apps, accessories, gadgets, and websites. This week's selections include a few games, an app feature unicorns and robots, a cool calendar, a weather app, and a fun, collaborative game for kids.
To see what we picked, follow along after the break!
With it being sleep and relaxation week here at iMore for Mobile Nations fitness month, I've been on the hunt for related apps, and the newest gem I've discovered is Let's create! Pottery HD for iPhone and iPad. This pottery-creating app is surprising relaxing and fun.
The beginning of the year may be a stressful time for you with the end of the holidays and taxes due soon, so relaxation may not come easily. Relax - Stress and Anxiety Relief is an iPhone app filled with breathing exercises that's an ideal stress management tool. With this week also being sleep and relaxation week here at iMore for Mobile Nations fitness month, now is the perfect time to take a closer look at Relax.
The photography app Flickr for iPhone has been updated with faster uploading and new features that address many user complaints including the ability to save photos from your Photostream to your Camera Roll. Flickr will also automatically save original, pre-filter photos that were taken with the app to your Camera Roll.
Twitterrific, the original and yet most modern Twitter app on iOS, has updated to version 5.1 and with it comes a bevy of new features. You get muffling of #hashtags and domains, and you can tap on a muffled tweet to peek at it. Settings are now synced across your devices thanks to iCloud integration, and support has been added for img.ly, mobypicture, and twitpic. If you're on iOS 6, you also get Avenir as a font choice. There are even more improvements and enhancements as well.
It's sleep and relaxation week here at iMore for Mobile Nations fitness month, so what better time to take a look at a white noise app that also features dreamy scenes that will bring a mini vacation to your desk: Magic Window -- Living Picture for iPhone and iPad.
Today Weather by Savvy Apps has been updated with support for the iPad, making it a universal app. Everything you love about Today Weather -- the simplistic and minimalist design, the beautiful UI, the hourly, weekly, and 3-day forecasts -- can now be enjoyed on the larger screen of your iPad or iPad mini.
The beautiful and simple iA Writer for iPhone and iPad has been updated with an enhanced interface, new iCloud engine, and more. Improvements have been made to text editing, the file browser, scrolling and conflict resolution. On the iPad, there is also a new accessory keyboard and optimized landscape mode.
Wave Timer is a hands free timer that allows you to turn off the alarm with a simple wave of your hand. This is great for situations like cooking, where your hands are a mess and you don't want to touch your iPhone. It also features a rotary style interface for setting the length of the timer that is easy to use and interesting to look at.