Don't-Miss iOS Stories

iBomber Defense Pacific for iPhone and iPad

This solid tower-defense game puts an emphasis on strategy, and players reap the rewards.

App Guide: iOS PDF tools

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These apps can help you mark up, sign off, and otherwise annotate PDFs directly from your iOS device.

World Atlas HD and The World by National Geographic for iPad

Both World Atlas HD and The World by National Geographic are decent atlas offerings for the iPad. But there are some missed opportunities with both apps to fully take advantage of the iOS platform.

App Guide: Top match-three games for iOS

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The App Store is loaded with "match-three"-style games. Here are a few of our favorites.

App Guide: Geography apps for kids

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These iOS education apps aimed at kids can reveal more about the world around them.

Monster Flip for iPhone and iPad

It may not break new ground for iOS gaming, but Monster Flip gets all the details of the match-three-style puzzle game right and puts its own unique stamp on the genre.

Cinderella for iPhone and iPad

Thanks to gorgeous illustrations and interactive elements, the oft-told tale of Cinderella gets some new life in this iOS ebook from Nosy Crow.

App Guide: Meal planning apps for iOS

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From planning out what you're going to serve to organizing your pantry with what you've brought home from the grocery store, these iOS apps can help you figure out what's for dinner.

Sparrow for iPhone

The iOS version of this email client features a well-designed interface that packs in a good deal of functionality, though it's missing one key feature at this stage.

App Guide: Great iPad games

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These iPad games were already eye-catching, but updates have optimized them for Apple's latest iPad.

Pokertini and Fairway Solitaire for iPhone and iPad

It's hard to come up with a new way to present an old, familiar card game for iOS devices, but Smappsoft and Big Fish Games try their best with Pokertini and Fairway Solitaire, respectively. But one game does a better job of it than the other.

Scribbeo for iPhone and iPad

DFTI’s Scribbeo makes it possible to collaboratively annotate still images and videos, but the app has a lot of rough edges.

App Guide: More Retina display-ready iPad apps

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Earlier this week, we showed you all the Apple-made apps that are ready for the new iPad's improved display. Some of our favorite third-party apps are getting ready for the new iPad, too.