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This Week’s Best Apps #5

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Brand new and just for you: apps just released this week that your iPhone and iPad want like you wouldn’t believe.


for iPhone
Price: FREE
Search recipes, create a shopping list, then find items at the grocery store in the exact aisle and spot where they’re kept.

Anthill: Tactical Trail Defense

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $1.99
Based on the behavior of real ants, this game challenges you to direct your line of ant troopers by drawing trails of pheromones, and then protecting them from attacks by bigger bugs.

Dark Meadow

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $5.99
First-person action game with RPG elements. Blends a dark fairytale with deep mystery in a gorgeous 3D world built on the Unreal Engine 3.

Drawn: Dark Flight

for iPad
Price: FREE ($6.99 in-app purchase required to unlock full game)
Beautiful graphics highlight this terrific adventure game sequel to the celebrated Drawn: The Painted Tower (AppleGazette Review: 5 out of 5 stars).

Freefall Spelling

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $.99
Interactive spelling game for kids.

Groovy Notes

for iPad
Price: $3.99
The ultimate notepad: manage notes, make lists, compose messages, and record audio, all on-the-fly and with an attractive interface.

Jaws Revenge

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $.99
Sequel to popular game where you play as an upgradeable shark terrorize humans and other animals across 30 levels.

Lovelace & Babbage

for iPad
Price: FREE
Interactive book about science heroes fighting crime in steampunk Victorian London. Based on popular webcomic 2D Goggles.

NBA 2K12

for iPad
Price: $9.99
Play through the entire 82-game NBA season, or jump into a quick matchup. Includes special mode featuring 10 of Michael Jordan’s most memorable moments.


for iPad
Price: $1.99
Elegant Basecamp client for iPad.

Tweet Speaker

for iPhone
Price: $2.99
Reads aloud Tweets, turning your Twitter stream into a live podcast.

Kokou Adzo

Kokou Adzo

Kokou Adzo is a stalwart in the tech journalism community, has been chronicling the ever-evolving world of Apple products and innovations for over a decade. As a Senior Author at Apple Gazette, Kokou combines a deep passion for technology with an innate ability to translate complex tech jargon into relatable insights for everyday users.

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