During the company’s annual F8 conference last week, Facebook announced changes to its Messenger app that turn the communication tool into a platform for third-party apps. Today, Facebook rolled out its first update to Messenger for the iPad and iPhone, bringing support for these newly integrated apps to iOS users.
Each week a new round of apps and app updates land in the iOS App Store. This week is no exception with the debut of Twitter’s live streaming app Periscope, the Layout app from Instagram and a huge update to Fantastical on the iPhone, iPad and Mac. These titles are only a sampling of what is available. Read on for our picks of the best new apps and app updates this week that you shouldn’t miss.
Last December, Mozilla confirmed it had caved in and finally decided to develop an iOS version of its popular Firefox browser. It isn’t quite ready for its App Store debut yet, but those with jailbroken devices are already using the beta and giving us a glimpse at how it works.