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, work through the basics of meditation, check out the great work of the Dribbble community, find you next iPhone wallpaper, and much, much more.

  • Headspace - This app is another take on guided meditation, helping you relax with sets of lessons that will teach you the necessary skills for a more fulfilling meditation experience. The app uses a number of packs, starting with the free Basics pack, that help you focus on different areas of your mental landscape, including stress, anxiety, and sleep. While the app and Basics pack are free, to go any further, you'll need to subscribe, either for $12.99 per month, or $94.99 per year. - Free - Download Now
  • Dribbble - Check out Dribbble's all-new app for iPhone and iPad. You can peruse through Dribbble's community of artists and find everything from lovely digital painting, design mockups and concepts, previews of upcoming app designs, and more. You've got easy access to your profile, including your likes and bucket collections. The app supports deep links, letting you launch the app directly from Dribbble links on the web and in other apps, while on macOS, if the app is open, you can use Handoff to continue what you're doing on the web. - Free - Download Now
  • Background - Browse through Unsplash's collection of beautiful photos to find your next iPhone wallpaper. When you find an image you love, simply save it to your Camera Roll to have a new background ready to go the next time you're looking for a change. The app features three free sections to browse, which you can reorder however you want. If you purchase Background Premium for $1.99, you can also access search, along with getting rid of the app's ads. - Free - Download Now
  • ClippyCam - ClippyCam offers a different take on photo sharing, foregoing text in fancy fonts with more photos and videos. When sharing with your friends, take a photo or record a video of yourself and put it on top of your the photo or video that you're sharing to get a picture-in-picture effect or to add some silliness to an image. You can share your photos using any social media platform. - Free - Download Now
  • Groovebox - Groovebox wants to be an indispensable app for electronic musicians. Designed to be a portable music studio, Groovebox lets you create samples and loops with a selection of drum machines, synth instruments, and more. Using all of these instruments, you can create a custom library of sounds as you build each of your projects. The iPad version of the app has an eight-track mixer, while on the iPhone, you focus in on each track. Send your audio around to other apps with the built-in Audiobus support, and export to Ableton Live. You can also batch export your pads as .zip files, or use Ableton Export. - Free - Download Now
  • Beacon - Beacon's goal is to make it easier to hang out with your friends by letting them know that you're available. Rather than just texting your friends to see what they're up to, you create an event in Beacon, and let them know that you'll be attending. It doesn't matter if you're looking to hang out with conference attendees, go see a movie, or just grab a bite to eat, it's easy to make either a public or friends-only event for people to attend. And if you want to respond to an event created by someone else? Just tap the In? button on their event card and you're good to go. - Free - Download Now

Featured apps

Featured apps

It's never too late to learn a new skill, so why not try your hand at coding with this week's collection of featured apps. Apple has gathered coding apps aimed at coders of any age and experience.

  • Hopscotch - Hopscotch tries to make learning to code fun with a colorful and visually-focused approach to programming. You pick from sets of programming blocks that lead to particular actions within your program, teaching you the basic logical thinking that goes into programming. With these blocks, you can make games, pieces of art, and more. Share what you've created with other Hopscotch users, and see what others have made in turn, taking something and recoding it to put your own spin on it. - Free - Download Now
  • Swifty - Since its debut, Swift has become a very popular language for developers, and Swifty is hear to help you learn it. The app focuses on teaching you to program in Swift, offering hundreds of small lessons that will teach you the basics of the language, variables, arrays, and functions, to name a few. You'll be able to unlock achievements and set and reach daily goals. The latest update brought with it an overhauled lesson view. - Free - Download Now
  • Treehouse - Treehouse offers courses in pretty much any area of programming and design that you can think of. Whether you want to build iPhone apps in Swift or hand-build a website using HTML, CSS, and Javascript, Treehouse has courses that comprehensively cover the skills and techniques that you'll need to become the programmer that you think you can be. You'll need to sign up for a membership, either Basic for $24.99 a month, or Pro for $48.99 per month, in order to get access to Treehouse's library of course. - Free - Download Now

Free app of the week

Beat Stomper - Move vertically through each level of this platform, and stomp down hard on each platform to make the music more intense. As you climb, not only does the music change, but the colors as well, creating a complete audio/visual experience.

Beat Stomper

Here's how the developer sums up Beat Stomper:

Music, Neon light, Geometry. Jump, Hold, Stomp. The perfect combination of pure joy. It is born for you, and you are born for it.

What are you waiting for?

You can get Beat Stomper for free from the App Store until June 22.