iPad Apps

Fantastical 2 updated, now lets you snooze invites, change badge notifications and more

Fantastical 2 updated, now lets you snooze invites, change badge notifications and more

Fantastical 2 has quickly grown to become one of the most popular calendar replacement applications on iOS, and now with its newest update, it brings plenty of new worthwhile features to make using it easier, and better, than ever before.

Best New Games: ‘Red Ball 4,’ ‘Walkr,’ ‘Zombie Commando’ and more

Best New Games: ‘Red Ball 4,’ ‘Walkr,’ ‘Zombie Commando’ and more

We’re back with our weekly Best New Games roundup, covering the best new iPhone, iPad and iPod touch game releases from this week. Apple typically refreshes the App Store with a lineup of exciting new games on Wednesday night, this week featuring Red Ball 4, LetterHero, Ball Bird, Battle Fleet 2, Walkr and Zombie Commando. 

Overcast Podcast app now available after long wait, features Smart Speed and Voice Boost, plus more

Overcast Podcast app now available after long wait, features Smart Speed and Voice Boost, plus more

Some applications get a lot of attention as they are being built, and for anyone who is a fan of listening to podcasts, Overcast is one of those apps. After a long wait, with plenty of hype along the way, the application is now available in the App Store.

Scribd updated with redesigned book description page, horizontal browsing and more

Scribd updated with redesigned book description page, horizontal browsing and more

Scribd for iPhone was updated this afternoon with a new look and other features, including a redesigned book description page, horizontal browsing from book to book in collections, streamlined library management and an all-new color palette and fonts throughout the app. The update pushes the app to version 3.6.0. 

Angry Birds Rio updated with all-new Timber Tumble episode

Angry Birds Rio updated with all-new Timber Tumble episode

Rovio has updated Angry Birds Rio with an all-new Timber Tumble episode, featuring 20 exotic new levels and six bonus ones, ability to call a flock for demolition help, a new tip if you get stuck and a power potion to juice up your bird with more destructive power. The game is now at version 2.2.0. 

Shazam updated with full track playback in partnership with Rdio

Shazam updated with full track playback in partnership with Rdio

Shazam was updated on Monday with full track playback powered by streaming music service Rdio. After connecting your Rdio account, you can play any track and keep listening as you use Shazam to discover more songs. Shazam users could already listen to full tracks using Spotify or Deezer. 

Google’s augmented reality game Ingress finally arrives in the App Store

Google’s augmented reality game Ingress finally arrives in the App Store

Google has finally released Ingress, its augmented reality game for iOS.

It was released for Android devices in April last year, and had heard that it would be coming to iPhone and iPad last October.

Facebook iPad app gets new entertainment sidebar featuring games, trending topics and videos

Facebook iPad app gets new entertainment sidebar featuring games, trending topics and videos

After realizing that more than 70% of Facebook for iPad users have played at least one Facebook-connected game in the last 90 days, the company has announced steps it’s taking to update the iPad app to reflect that. A new sidebar is coming, bringing a bunch of information to the forefront of the app which will allow users to see trending topics, a list of games you have installed, and more.

Facebook Messenger update lets you send 15-second video messages, even bigger Likes

Facebook Messenger update lets you send 15-second video messages, even bigger Likes

Facebook has released an update for its Facebook Messenger app, which brings two new features.

You can now instantly record and send 15-second short videos to your family and friends. You can record the video by tapping and holding on the camera button.

Best iPhone and iPad Apps to Watch and Follow 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

Best iPhone and iPad Apps to Watch and Follow 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

With just a few hours to go for the opening match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, we take a look at the best apps for iPhone and iPad so you can take the World Cup wherever you go.