Today iOS 8 launches, and along with it, a whoooooole bunch of apps are being updated to support the new software. It's a veritable avalanche of updates, but we're going to dig up the very best ones for you. Give us a shout in the comments if you find any more!
iOS 8 app updates
- TextExpander (opens in new tab) - Set custom shortcuts (snippets) which expand to full phrases with this custom keyboard.
- Screens VNC (opens in new tab) - Use Touch ID and 1Password to unlock, and send rich text through a shared clipboard between devices.
- Transmit (opens in new tab) - Share files directly from your iPhone or iPad to your Amazon S3, FTP, SFTP, or WebDAV server.
- Epic Zen Garden (opens in new tab) - See what Metal graphics rendering can do with the tech demo.
- Slack (opens in new tab) - Share items directly to Slack channels and fellow collaborators from outside apps thanks to Extensions. Also gets 1Password integration.
- 1Password (opens in new tab) - Log into websites securely with a mere touch. Free for a limited time.
- Clear (opens in new tab) - View your latest tasks in the Today view.
- Camera Plus (opens in new tab): Family Share pictures to other devices, haul in pictures for editing via Extensions, hop between devices for editing with Handoff.
- Instapaper (opens in new tab): Read anything in a clutter-free environment thanks to Extensions. Saved articles show in Notification Center.
- TouchPal (opens in new tab) - A theme-friendly custom keyboard.
- Mint (opens in new tab) - Use Touch ID to access your personal finances.
- EyeEm (opens in new tab) - Follow friends and reply to comments on shared photos directly from notifications, and share pics for editing directly from the Photos app.
- OmniFocus 2 (opens in new tab) - Task manager lets you see what's next in the Notification Center. Also, shoot new tasks to the app through sharing Extensions.
- Facebook (opens in new tab) - Ubiquitous social networking app optimized for the iPhone 6's bigger screen.
- Color Keyboards (opens in new tab) - Stick close to the original keyboards, but add in your favorite colors.
- KuaiBoard (opens in new tab) - Use this custom keyboard to drop in chunks of preset text easily for those really repetitive e-mails and form letters.
- Yahoo Weather (opens in new tab) - Access the latest forecast from the Today widget.
- Dropbox (opens in new tab) - See latest activity in Today widget, plus new sharing controls for Pro and Business users.
- Minuum (opens in new tab) - A resizable keyboard perfect for those sticking with the smaller screen.
- Finish (opens in new tab) - Complete or stall tasks from the Notification Center.
- Swype (opens in new tab) - Another fantastic custom keyboard that focuses on gestures.
- Wdgts (opens in new tab) - A whole collection of useful notification tray widgets.
- Pocket (opens in new tab) - Handoff support lets you keep reading where you left between devices, and add new stories directly through Safari thanks to Extensions.
- Simple (opens in new tab) - Get access to your banking information through Touch ID.
- Find my Friends (opens in new tab) - Apple's location-sharing app can now move your friends list to iCloud.
- Find my iPhone (opens in new tab) - Now ties in with iOS 8 Family Sharing.
- iTunes U (opens in new tab) - Automatically add assignment due dates to calendar.
- Retro (opens in new tab) - Instagram viewer for iPad adds Today widget for keeping tabs on timeline and adds 1Password integration thanks to Extensions.
- Day One (opens in new tab) - Today widget offers flashback to previous entries, Extensions allow for easy importing from other apps, and Touch ID enabled to unlock.
- Evernote (opens in new tab) - Save notes with Notification Center widget, and clip content from all over with Extensions. Touch ID unlock for premium users.
- Badland (opens in new tab) - Visual optimizations for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus screen size.
- Vimeo (opens in new tab) - Easier uploading and sharing thanks to Extension support.
- Asphalt 8 (opens in new tab) - Exclusive iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus season plus switch to Metal graphics engine.
- SwiftKey (opens in new tab) - Hugely popular custom keyboard finally on iOS.
- Fleksy (opens in new tab) - One of the first custom keyboards for iPhone.
- OpenTable (opens in new tab) - Notification Center widget to let you know about upcoming reservations.
- Fragment (opens in new tab) - Resume editing between devices using Handoff.
- Endomondo (opens in new tab) - HealthKit integration and interactive notifications for challenge requests.
- Microsoft OneNote (opens in new tab) - Clip all sorts of content to the cloud with new Share Extension.
- Buzzfeed (opens in new tab) - Catch the latest from the Today widget and bookmark from notifications.
- Box (opens in new tab) - Access Box files in other apps thanks to new Document Provider extension.
- Duolingo (opens in new tab) - Lesson progress widget added to language-learning app.
- pCalc (opens in new tab) - Quick calculation widget added.
- Snapguide (opens in new tab) - Recipe and home decor app adds iCloud Drive integration.
- Redfin (opens in new tab) - Real estate reference adds Today widgets.
- MyFitnessPal (opens in new tab) - Fitness tracker adds HealthKit integration.
- App in the Air (opens in new tab) - Flight tracker adds widgets.
- Amazon (opens in new tab) - Online shopping app adds Touch ID signin option.
- Carrot Fit (opens in new tab) - Fitness tracker adds HealthKit integration and iPad support.
- Pinterest (opens in new tab) - Pin to your collections from Safari, support bigger iPhone screens.
- Calendars 5 (opens in new tab) - Check your schedule with a new Today View widget.
- Scanner Pro (opens in new tab) - Can now scan photos directly from the photo library thanks to Extensions.
- PDF Expert (opens in new tab) - Zoom Writing, AirTurn support, bookmarks management and iOS 8 exclusive features.
- Documents 5 (opens in new tab) - Open, view, and edit files stored in iCloud Drive.
- Printer Pro (opens in new tab) - Wirelessly print documents from your iCloud Drive.
- PDF Converter (opens in new tab) - Save iCloud Drive files in other formats as a PDF locally.
- LastPass (opens in new tab) - Safari extension for remembering passwords and Touch ID integration.
- Sky Guide (opens in new tab) - Sunrise, sunset, and lots of other information available in a Today widget.
New iOS apps
- Goat Simulator: Achieve a trans-species nirvana in the greatest sim game of all time. - $4.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
Discounted iOS apps
- Numerics: Business statistic visualizer.
$19.99Free - Download now (opens in new tab)
Other iOS app updates
- Ascension: New Darkness Unleashed expansion available for this dark fantasy card game. - Free, IAPs - Download now (opens in new tab)
- Rules!: Two new game modes added to this memory-testing puzzle game. - $1.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
- Real Racing 3: Classic Lamorghinis added in this beautiful racing gaming. - Free, IAPs - Download now (opens in new tab)
- Snipp3t: Catch celebrity Tweets and Instagram pictures from within the app. - Free - Download now (opens in new tab)
- Twitch: Chromecast support added to help you watch live video gameplay on the big screen. - Free - Download now (opens in new tab)
Editor-at-very-large at Mobile Nations, gamer, giant.
Hey guys, 1Password just went free in the app store !!! Just superb !
Ha! Of course it would. Oh well, well worth the price I paid, so everyone that has been waiting should get it now. Sent from the iMore App
OMG!!! That is awesome. Thanks so much ashwyn021. I know their iOS8 version sounds like it's going to be really, really big!
You are most welcome, Sir.
1password is a great app. If it was a real necessity app for me I would not mind paying for it, but free is always better, so just had to grab this app !!
Are you fricken kidding me? I just bought this on Sunday. any chance you think they will give me a refund??
In addition, LastPass was updated last night, adding the Safari extension.
Any sign of touchId integration?
Touch ID has also been added, forgot to add that Sent from the iMore App
Any update for iphone4 Sent from the iMore App
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The iPhone 4 is not going to receive iOS 8.0 - the last available update for this device is iOS 7.1.x.
What? 1password went free? Great! I'll recommend it to some friends that were hesitant . Sent from the iMore App
Any update for iphoe4 in future ? Sent from the iMore App
Any update for iphone 4 in future ? Sent from the iMore App
How do we access iCloud Drive from iOS device ?
Sky Guide was also updated. They added a Notification Center widget as well as support for the 6/6+.
Not seeing it, but I'll keep an eye out.
Fleksy is out
Day One updated!! TouchID and Widget support.
Thanks! Keep 'em coming!
Also "Daily Steps" received an update to include a new Notification Center widget which shows your step count! https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/daily-steps/id720629415?mt=8&at=10l3Vy
Will iMore get an iPad version soon?? Can't wait! Sent from the iMore App
Simon - in discounted apps, Numeric app link takes me to 1Password in App store? Sent from the iMore App
And Numerics is NOT listed as being FREE.
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