Gilt Taste, Echograph, and More

It's going to be boiling hot this weekend, so if you're planning to stay inside this round of the week's best iPad app will help keep you cool. Whether it's gourmet recipe ideas or a full-featured GIF maker you're after, we've got plenty to offer.

Gilt Taste, Echograph, and More

Gilt Taste : Eating well is not cheap, but it feels so good. This app—from the same folks that have brought you fashion deals for the last few years—helps you cut the cost on your highbrow tastes by offering daily discounts on gourmet items, as well as recipe ideas from prominent chefs and food writers. Free

Gilt Taste, Echograph, and More

Echograph: GIFs are sharable, and it's entertaining to send them back and forth between your friends, but many of the apps for making them are pretty low-quality. Not Echograph—with support for high-res images, it's meant for creative folks and pro photographers. $3.99

Gilt Taste, Echograph, and More

Twizgrid: Do you ever look at someone's Twitter feed and go straight for their photos? If that's all you care to see, you should check out Twizgrid, which displays all the pics fit to tweet in one spot, without any of those crummy status updates. Free

Gilt Taste, Echograph, and More

Shrek's Fairytale Kingdom: Rekindle your love for Shrek with this new game, where you'll meet up with Donkey, Fiona, Dragon, and all the Far, Far Away characters you know and love. You can go on adventures with the crew, build your own kingdom, and relive scenes from the movies. Free