The App Store takes delivery of hundreds of new apps per day. The overwhelming scene makes it possible to easily overlook an exciting game, valuable productivity suite, etc. However, we have a solution. Today’s Best Apps tackles this problem by providing you with a handpicked and tested list of apps that are truly worth your consideration each and everyday.
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Start Your Day by eldad ohana (Free, 11.7 MB): This nifty alarm clock provides a pleasant and efficient means of beginning your day. After being awakened, the app both clearly shows and speaks the current sky condition and outdoor temp as well as any events scheduled for the day. Further details, such as the full list of events and the four day forecast, are available by tapping on each section. The spoken overview may be initiated manually at any time using the Start and Stop button in the top-left. The app features a hand-drawn-style user interface, automatic repeating alarm, seven alarm tunes, optional background music during the spoken overview, plus settings for speaker gender and speech speed, temperature unit, and background music volume. Events are collected from the iOS Calendar app and background music is selected from the iOS Music app library.
Taptitude by FourBros Studio LLC (Free, 41.7 MB): There’s fun for the entire family in this large collection of mini-games. Separated into 10 tiers, the assortment includes card, matching, drawing, shooter, sliding, slots, and more. For every game, your score translates into coins and stars. Not only are stars a measurement of the success of a single game, earning them proves whether you’re ready for the higher tiers. While battling for personal and local betterment, feel free to compete on a global level by submitting scores to the leaderboards. The game features retro arcade graphics and audio, 75 mini-games with simple text instructions, Game of the Day, and daily rewards. The Taptitude Gold Club, which opts you out of in-game ads and offers a special recognition on the leaderboards, is available via a $2.99 in-app purchase.
Master Thief by Gametraders ($0.99, 50.3 MB): In this stealth-centric action puzzle game, your task is to collect all of the loot and exit the area without getting spotting by security guards or activating security system sensors. The only resources you have are cunningness and sprint-type tuck and roll avoiding. The game features top-down 2.5-D graphics, 5 challenging levels, dual-thumb control, and Facebook integration for score submissions and challenges.