Don't-Miss iOS Stories

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Ekko hopes you're willing to pay for a better social media experience

This premium, ad-free service adds an extra layer of privacy to Twitter, Facebook, and your email.

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Freemium Field Test: Marvel Contest of Champions is a surprisingly fun and fantastic-looking comic book fighter

Great presentation, solid combat, and a strong license combine to create a rather enjoyable freebie.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Pair your Mac and iPad with Astropad

This week's roundup of apps includes an offering to turn your iPad into a Mac-compatible "professional grade graphics tablet." Plus, games, video, and more.

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You Should Play: Audio puzzler Dark Echo is all sorts of creepy

If you're not afraid of the dark, Dark Echo will fix that. You'll rely on the soundtrack to navigate through this minimalist horror game.

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Declutter your Camera Roll with these photo management apps

If your Camera Roll is a hot mess, try using a photo organizing app (or two... or three) to help you weed out the bad seeds.

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App Invasion: Get rid of your old iPhone screenshots with Screeny

Come on, you don't need that old iMessage screenshot anymore, do you? Screeny will help you sniff out the trash.

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The Week in iOS Apps: New camera options with Darkroom and Nutshell

This week's roundup of apps includes two new offerings for editing and sharing images captured on your iPhone—plus TV, social media, and more.

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Five dating apps that are just the worst

Bribery, elitism, and stalking? Just another day in the world of online dating apps. Avoid these at all cost.

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You Should Play: Gunbrick is a puzzle game disguised as a platformer

While iOS is experiencing a revival of retro-inspired puzzle and platform games, Gunbrick is just original and weird enough to marry the two ideas well.

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Apple helps Pinterest launch rich pins for better app discovery

The Cupertino giant will curate a Pinterest collection of featured apps.

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Tired of Tinder? Try Willow, the Quora of dating apps

Instead of swiping through faces, try judging people on their personalities.

Freemium Field Test: Game of War Fire Age is even less exciting than its generic Kate Upton commercials

Timers, occasional button-tapping, and mundane busywork layered atop a chat room—is this really a mobile smash?

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You Should Play: Rearrange comic panels to help Framed's noir tale unfold

Inventive touch gameplay delivers a short and sweet narrative adventure that is perfect for iOS devices.

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FiftyThree’s Paper drops drawing tool prices to zero

Paper's extra art tools used to cost $1 a piece through in-app purchases, but now they all come with the app.