New iOS Apps
Critically acclaimed Battle Royale game can now be played on your phone. Its mobile port was developed by Tencent, available earlier only for the Chinese region. Just like in desktop version, 100 players are dropped in a confined, slowly narrowing space, and are pitted against one another until only one remains.
Fortnite has also moved to mobile and made it faster than its main competitor, PUBG. However, in order to play, you’d need an invitation from a friend or the developers. You can apply for an invite here.
Civilisations AR is a window to the ancient world’s history. With this app, you can read about historical artefacts and events from various eras. By rotating the artefacts and pointing the flashlight tool at them, you can unveil hidden BBC commentary.
Have you always wanted to look at celestial bodies closer, but you don’t have a telescope? SkySafari will highlight constellations on the screen if you turn your smartphone at the night sky. The app also gives you news about upcoming celestial events or the ones that had already passed.
New Android Apps
A small and convenient app that connects all your mailboxes. In addition to calendar and event planner, Blue Mail offers deep customization, including color, signature and notification settings, and allows to block specific domains.
LightX Photo Editor
This new and already highly rated app has an ensemble of filters and tools for photo editing, and offers educational videos if you don’t have time to learn the app on your own — all for free! The Pro version removes ads and offers slightly more tools.
Running a D&D, Pathfinder or Warhammer campaign? Pocket Campaigns is a great tool for DMs and GMs that allows to create cards depicting characters, locations or events. The app also comes with a random character generator.
A good Feedly alternative, Feedster helps organize newsfeeds from various social channels. The app saves time on monitoring specific media channels as it conveniently brings all the feeds together. You can also control or delete individual news elements.