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, get alerts for pleasant weather for once, have your packing list automatically generated, and much, much more.

  • It's Cool - You deserve from good news, and It's Cool is all about delivering good news about the weather. While other apps will notify you for events such as when a storm is about to start, It's Cool will alert you for nice weather. This has a side benefit of letting you know when you can, for instance, turn off the air conditioning to save energy. You can set custom comfortable temperature ranges so that the app can alert you when outdoor conditions are within your comfort zone. - $1.99 - Download Now
  • Packr - Let Packr help you get ready for your next trip by creating your custom packing list. Packr looks at your destination, travel dates, and itinerary for your stay to create a list of things that you need to pack. The app will examine weather forecasts, the length of your stay, and more. Based on these factors, Packr can automatically adjust the quantities of certain items to fit your exact needs. While Packr is free to download, you can also pay $2.99 for Packr Premium. - Free - Download Now
  • Dugout - This app is all about football (soccer for Americans). Fans can get behind-the-scenes access to their favorite players and teams, choosing which of those to follow so they don't miss a thing. Check out photos, videos, and other updates throughout your day, with exclusive content from the players themselves. Dugout also offers its own original series. - Free - Download Now
  • iTranslate Converse - This app is iTranslate's next step into real-time translation, offering a simple interface that lets you have a more fluid conversation with someone speaking a different language compared to the primary iTranslate app. Just choose the languages that you'll be conversing in, then tap and hold on the screen, then speak. Converse will translate your speech once you release the screen. The app also automatically detects which language the speaker is using out of the two selected languages for a better translation experience. - Free - Download Now
  • UniUniABC - This app helps kids learn the English alphabet with a beautiful moving picture book. Mr. UniUni will teach your child using colorful objects and scenes, so that kids know all the different sounds that letters can make. Mr. UniUni's lips even animate organically to correctly demonstrate letter sounds. The app offers quizzes for kids to take, which include voice recognition software so that correct pronunciations can be recognized. - $3.99 - Download Now

Featured apps

Featured Apps

This week's collection of featured apps center on college living. From finding an apartment to splitting the rent, here are some of the apps that might just be an essential part of your life as a student.

  • Radpad - Find the right apartment for you with Radpad, which lets you look at thousands of apartments and houses for rent in your area. Radpad also goes a step further, helping you to list rental properties or to find someone to rent out a room. The app can also help you find a roommate if you need one, and at supported properties, you can even pay your rent directly through the app. - Free - Download Now
  • Splitwise - Easily split the rent and other bills with your roommates with Splitwise. The app takes a look at what you need to pay each month, who needs to be paid, or who needs to pay you. It can then calculate your share of the bills, along with who you're going to split a payment with. You can also link Splitwise to your PayPal or Venmo account and settle up instantly. - Free - Download Now
  • Bed Bath & Beyond - Find everything you need for your new home at Bed Bath & Beyond. Order for delivery right in the app, find and store digital coupons, create gift registries, and more. The app also lets you reserve items for in-store pickup, and helps you find stores near you. - Free - Download Now

Free app of the week

Colorcube - This puzzle game is all about blending colors together in more than 200 levels. Choose the pieces you need, then solve each puzzle by turning the pieces to the correct position.


Here's what the developer has to say about Colorcube:

Turn pieces and blend colors in this minimal yet visually stunning puzzler.

Over 250 handcrafted and challenging levels.

Features alternative color schemes for all common color deficiencies.

You can get Colorcube for free from the App Store until August 17.