If you want current weather forecasts with radar, severe weather warnings, and weather predictions for the near future, this is a great app to have handy.
Though it's a niche product, Thunderspace is a worthwhile download, with realistic-sounding storms that make for a relaxing experience.
With its clean design, new picture-in-picture features, and improved browsing, it's hard to argue that there's a better way to watch YouTube videos on iOS devices.
If you don't mind the limited streaming library, Netflix offers great picture quality, smooth controls, and reliable performance.
With its impressive menu of listening options (particularly for premium subscribers), Slacker Radio is one of the best streaming-music apps on the market.
The official Twitter apps for iOS offer reliable performance and slick design, but power users may find themselves wanting more.
iTunes 11 is a much-needed refresh with a new interface and a useful MiniPlayer, but it's still a little overly complex for its own good.
With an elegant interface, weather information, and interactive maps, Yahoo Weather is a must-have for weather watchers everywhere.
If you like seeing what you're friends are shooting or want a way to share your photography skills, the Flickr app offers better search and filters to make your photos pop.
With adorable characters, challenging puzzles, and a compelling storyline, Botanicula is worth your money, but it takes patience to succeed.
Cheaper than buying individual books, Scribd offers most of the books you want to read for a low monthly cost.
With easy to use tagging features, QuickPics gives you a better way to search your photo library, but only if you're willing to put in the work.
This app is useful on its own now, but with a concept feature on display at IFA 2014, you might never again have to open your oven door to check on food while it's cooking.
Yes, you can already access various smart home products from your iPhone or iPad, but Apple's HomeKit software may have found a better way... if it ever officially launches.
In partnership with retailers, banks and credit card companies, Apple launches the iOS mobile payment service Apple Pay in the US on October 20.
Released with Mac OS X Yosemite, iTunes 12 gets some small interface changes that make your music, movies, and other content easier to navigate.
Hyperlapse is great for creating time lapse clips, but it performs more like a feature that belongs in the main Instagram app rather than a standalone app.
No matter your interests or tastes, Weotta is a great addition to your app library because it draws from several sources to help you find the perfect activity.