Don't-Miss iOS Stories

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You Should Play: Run Sackboy! Run! distills LittleBigPlanet's charm into a fun, free runner

The PlayStation favorite takes on a new form on iOS, and it's rather enjoyable for a gratis spinoff.

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Fix This App: Writer Pro

Sleek and sophisticated, Writer Pro offered a distraction-free writing experience alongside professional features that serious writers craved. But in reality, it didn't quite deliver as promised.

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Instagram update finally lets us edit captions

Now you can go back and edit your caption over and over again until it's perfect.

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You Should Play: Travel through time in two-part mystery The Silent Age

A smooth, atmospheric point-and-tap adventure game — with a plot twist!

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Microsoft Office for iOS goes free and full-featured on your iPhone

This latest update syncs your work between your iPhone and iPad and lets anyone create or edit documents — no Office 365 account required.

Spring will change the way you shop on your iPhone

This app deserves major props for redefining the mobile checkout before we had even heard of Apple Pay.

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Forgot your hotel room key? Use your iPhone instead

Starwood is taking thousands of hotel rooms keyless as a perk for loyalty program members.

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Tip.ly puts a new spin on mobile payments with facial recognition and reviews

Forgot your cash at home? Tip.ly offers a new way to tip the people who make your life easier.

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Social news reader Nuzzel wants to make sure you never miss a trending story

If you're a big social-media newshound, Nuzzel makes the perfect reading companion.

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You Should Play: Retry proves Rovio has more to it than just Birds

This action packed side-scroller should reassure critics that the Rovio team is more than just physics puzzle creators enamored with cute birds and pigs.

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An app a day helps a teacher stay sane: How your iPad can keep kids on track

The school year is well underway, and teachers need all the help they can get. Luckily the iPad is a great tool both in the classroom and out.

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Flipboard 3.0 is both more and less personal than before

The popular reading app for phones and tablets adds thousands of topics--including some oddly specific ones--and a “Daily Edition” for everyone.

Don’t be surprised to see video ads in your Instagram feed starting today

Instagram already has traditional photo ads. Now companies are paying to show videos in your feed.