The Converted for iOS: A Conversion App That Gives You Context

While this generally goes unsaid, the internet has become a huge crutch—but more than that, we're pretty much blind without it. What do you do when you need to convert meters to feet? Hit a few buttons on your keyboard and bam, Google tells you all you need to know. But the thing is, you're not really gaining anything… »8/28/13 6:00pm

Blackbar for iOS: Your Very Own PRISM-Like Sci-Fi Adventure Put to Text

With most of the documents released by the NSA being an exercise in fitting as few letters as possible between strings of black bars, it's no wonder that a whole slew of [Redacted]-oriented games have been cropping up. The newest comes in the form of a surprisingly engrossing, interactive app composed entirely of text. »8/26/13 6:00pm

Human Body for iOS: Almost The Most Fun You'll Have Exploring Your Body

While most educational apps are generally intended for children, let's be honest—anyone not in the field probably remembers next to nothing about how the human body works other than the fact that, you know, it does. Fortunately, The Human Body by Tinybop is just as fascinating for adults as it is for children,… »8/20/13 6:00pm

MedSnap ID for iOS: Identify Pills & Potential Interactions In 1 Photo

For some people, taking up to 12 different medications a day has become the unfortunate norm. And when you add another one into that already complicated heap, it isn't always easy to identify the potentially harmful interactions in your own personal prescription cocktail. MedSnap hopes to simplify that problem by… »8/13/13 6:00pm

The Scientist for iOS: Top-Ranked Science News Straight to Your Phone

With the number of newsreaders littering the mobile sphere, it's almsot surprising that there aren't more niche-specific versions popping up amidst their more general brethren. But that's exactly what The Scientist is—a no-nonsense, crowdsourced newsreader to keep you up-to-date on the latest and greatest in the… »8/07/13 6:00pm

Receiptmate for iOS: Make E-Budgeting Easier With Scannable Receipts

No one save receipts anymore. We buy nearly everything either online or with a credit card, so since we basically have an electronic record of most of our purchases, it's become too easy to toss any potential paper trail. But some of our payments are still made in cash, and if you really want to track your budget, you… »8/05/13 6:00pm

Commercial Break for iOS: Skip Commercials Without Missing the Good Stuff

No one likes commercials—that's why god made DVR. But sometimes (like with sports games, specifically) you just can't wait for it to record before diving in. You need to know RIGHT THEN. But if you get up and wander away, you might wander for too long. What's a TV junkie to do? Commercial Break has the answer. »7/31/13 6:00pm