Equil JOT is an ink pen that can record what you’re writing or drawing on paper in real time. You can then edit, annotate and share your work from your iOS device. However, your device cannot be in sleep mode while you’re recording.
Overwatch is an upcoming Android and iOS app that aims to bring features from FPS games to outdoor combat sports such as airsoft, paintball and laser tag. It will let you track and chat with your teammates and unlock virtual perks.
An intriguing board game and mobile game hybrid where you play spies. Obtain your mission by scanning cards on a mobile app. Then send secret messages to other players, trade cards and lie and cheat your way to victory.
It’s a wonder that iOS doesn’t include more options for customizing how music sounds in your headphones. CanOpener picks up the slack with options for tweaking your audio including the crossfeed, equalizer and loudness settings.
Mapkin is an iOS app that lets you make personalized maps for your loved ones. Choose which landmarks appear on the map, add notes or even voice recordings then send a link to the map via SMS, email, Facebook or Twitter.
Su Chef is a recipe finder for iOS devices. It lets you search for recipes based on ingredients that you already have. You can also filter recipes based on allergies, country and more. The app in the demo video is an old version.
The popular Windows anti-malware app heads to mobile devices. It scans for spyware and trojans in apps and email attachments, shows you what private data your apps can access and suggests settings to increase security.
An app launcher for Android phones that makes your homescreen adapt to you. It automatically groups your apps and gives you quick access to apps and tools depending on time, location and usage. iOS needs something like this.
(Gore)Morphsuits and Mark Rober make costumes that work with a mobile app that displays creepy clips, like moving eyes or human organs. The iOS and Android apps are free, so you can use them in your own costumes.
Glitché is a photo editing app for iOS that lets you apply filters that distort and transform images. Its trippy filters include a VHS effect, 3D wireframe and datamosh. An in-app purchase lets you make .gifs and more.
Fiftythree partnered with Moleskine to allow users of the brilliant iPad sketching app Paper to order a printed version of their virtual journals from within the app. Each book costs $40 and will be delivered in 2 weeks. More here.
The Danish band Mew and B&O Play created an app that lets you hunt for and string together sounds to form a new song by the group. Sensory Spaces is a must if you’re already a frenger but fun for new listeners too.
Jeff Chow’s CTRL+Console is an iOS app that serves as an alternative control interface for Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro and Quicktime. It has large buttons and powerful gesture commands. Works with both Windows and OS X.
We forget 95% of our dreams less than five minutes after waking. SHADOW is an alarm clock app for iOS, Android and Windows by Hunter Lee Soik that will help users to record, remember and then share their dreamscapes with others.
Rookies is a free iOS app that makes photos look like old baseball cards. You can then pay to have Rookies print your cards on premium recycled card stock. If you’re more of a basketball fan, check out this app instead.
IB III will feature two playable characters with unique fighting styles, a player HQ and new weapons, enemies and multiplayer challenges. The game drops 9/18/13 for iOS devices, and takes advantage of the iPhone 5S’ A7 processor.
A simple but addictive game for car enthusiasts. Motor Recall makes you guess a car’s make, model and year just by looking at an its headlights. It also has a second mode where you match a car’s headlights with its taillights.
An app/subscription service which lets you use your Windows PC or Mac remotely from your iPad, with intuitive touch-based control and a menu that makes them feel like native tablet apps. Even streams desktop video and audio.
Scan keys and create a digital backup of your keychain with the free KeyMe app. It gives you access to your keys anywhere and locksmiths can easily make copies by following the scanned and stored info. No more costly lockouts!
The modern incarnation of ASCII art. VoidWorks’ Emojify app for iOS lets you render photos into a collage of emoji. You can tweak the number of icons or the contrast used. You can also export collages up to 16mp for printing.
MovieSlate is a feature-rich digital clapperboard at a fraction of the price of the real deal. It lets you edit and save production data including the timecode and camera metadata. It also has a variety of plugins and accessories.
Receiptmate lets you scan and file receipts with your iOS device. Its built-in scanner lets you highlight amounts or enter them manually. It’s integrated closely with Evernote and supports tags and notebooks.
There were only slight glimpses of vehicular carnage in the trailer for The Walking Dead’s fourth season but you can still fantasize about the slaughter survival machine you’d build to endure the zombiepocalypse with Hyundai’s app.
Apple’s App Store turned five this year. To celebrate, they’re giving away five apps and five games for free this week, including Infinity Blade II, Traktor DJ and Badland. Click the link to open the App Store. List of freebies here.
AirBeats is a virtual drum machine designed to work with the Leap gesture controller. It lets you make and record beats just by tapping on air. You can use your hands or any stick – drumsticks, chopsticks, pencils etc.