All the best new apps and app updates to land in the App Store this week [March 21 – 27]

app storeEach 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.

New and notable apps

  • Layout from Instagram [Free] Instagram’s newest app lets you create fun, one-of-a-kind layouts by remixing your own photos and sharing them with your friends.
  • Filters for iPhone [$$0.99] You don’t take photos with Filters. You transform them. Filters has over 800 ways to transform your photographs
  • Dungeon of Madness [$1.99] Dungeon of Madness is an action game where you rotate tiles to create our own route.
  • Periscope [Free] Periscope lets you broadcast live video to the world. Going live will instantly notify your followers who can join, comment and send you hearts in real time.
  • FINAL FANTASY Record Keeper [Free] RELIVE your favorite FINAL FANTASY moments in the mega hit from Japan, FINAL FANTASY Record Keeper!
  • Breath of Light [$2.99] Hold a quiet moment. Breath of Light is a meditative and beautiful puzzle game with a hypnotic soundtrack by Winterpark.
  • MLB Manager 2015 [$4.99] MLB Manager 2015, officially licensed by and based on the award-winning Out of the Park Baseball series, is the most fun and realistic baseball game ever created for mobile devices.

Updates you don’t want to miss

  • Everyday [$1.99] Take a picture of yourself every day. Version 2.0.1 bringsa variety of features including Unlimited Timelines, Location based reminders, Dropbox backup and more.
  • Fantastical 2 for iPhone – Calendar and Reminders [$2.99] The award-winning, best-selling calendar app has been redesigned and reimagined for iOS 8, including new features such as reminders, a new week view, and much more! Version 2.2.5 adds Handoff support and a new 12 hours alert setting.
  • Dark Sky – Weather Radar, Hyperlocal Forecasts, and Storm Alerts [$3.99] Dark Sky can tell you at a glance exactly when it will rain (or snow) up to an hour in advance, so you’re free to walk the dog or run out to lunch and know you’ll stay dry. Version 4.3.1 includes a variety of bug fixes as well as support for the Apple Watch.

Apple’s App of the Week

Top iPhone and iPad Apps in the App store

Know of a new app or app update that is not on the list? Then share your personal favorites in the comments.