App Recap

By MacRumors Staff
Each week, we share a selection of new and updated apps that we find interesting, whether it be popular mainstream apps or more niche ones that could benefit from some additional visibility.

Apps featured in App Recap are pulled from our own usage, reader recommendations, and developer submissions.

App Recap Articles

App Recap: Buddy, MindNode, and Study Bunny

Sunday September 6, 2020 8:14 pm PDT by
In this week's App Recap, we've highlighted finance app "Buddy," productivity app "MindNode," and productivity app "Study Bunny" as three apps that are worth checking out. Apps to Check Out Buddy - Easy Budgeting (iOS, Subscription) - Buddy is an app that can help users set up a budget and keep track of expenses. The app's overview page provides a clear breakdown of all expenses over a...

App Recap: Do, Flow, and North Star

Sunday August 30, 2020 7:09 pm PDT by
In this week's App Recap, we've highlighted productivity app "Do," productivity app "Flow," and lifestyle app "North Star" as three apps that are worth checking out. Apps to Check Out Do: Simple Notes & To Do Lists (iOS, One-Time Purchase) - Do features a simple interface that provides an easy way to keep track of notes and to-do lists. Users can organize notes into sub-lists as well as...

App Recap: Done Habit Tracker, RTRO, and Subtrack

Sunday August 23, 2020 9:26 pm PDT by
In this week's App Recap, we've highlighted productivity app "Done," photo and video app "RTRO," and finance app "Subtrack" as three apps that are worth checking out. Apps to Check Out Done: A Simple Habit Tracker (iOS, One-Time Purchase) - Done, an app designed to help users create healthy routines, features the ability to set goals and track progress for daily habits. Each habit can be...

App Recap: Heart Reports, HibiDo, and Weather on the Way

Sunday August 16, 2020 9:24 pm PDT by
In this week's App Recap, we've highlighted health and fitness app "Heart Reports," productivity app "HibiDo: To-Do List & Notes," and weather app "Weather on the Way" as three apps that are worth checking out. Apps to Check Out Heart Reports (iOS, $1.99) - Heart Reports is an app that lets users generate reports based on data from the Health app. Several forms of data can be aggregated...

App Recap: Decibel, Liftin' Workout Tracker, Taskheat and Major App Updates

Sunday August 9, 2020 6:45 pm PDT by
In this week's App Recap, we've highlighted utilities app "Decibel," health and fitness app "Liftin' Workout Tracker," and productivity app "Taskheat" as three apps that are worth checking out. We've also compiled a list of apps that received major updates this week. Apps to Check Out Decibel: dB Sound Level Meter (iOS, Subscription) - Coupled with a simplistic and easy-to-navigate...

App Recap: Filter, Hue Menu Bar, TimeBloc and Major App Updates

Sunday August 2, 2020 7:03 pm PDT by
In this week's App Recap, we've highlighted productivity app "Filter," utilities app "Hue Menu Bar for Philips Hue," and productivity app "TimeBloc" as three apps that are worth checking out. We've also compiled a list of apps that received major updates this week. Apps to Check Out Filter - Website and App Blocker (Mac, Free) - Filter is an app that lets users organize websites and apps...

App Recap: Soosee, Tasks, Taurus and Major App Updates

Monday July 27, 2020 6:15 am PDT by
In this week's App Recap, we've highlighted food and drink app "Soosee," productivity app "Tasks," and health and fitness app "Taurus" as three apps that are worth checking out. We've also compiled a list of apps that received major updates this week. Apps to Check Out Soosee: Food Scanner (iOS, Free) - Soosee scans ingredient labels from food and intelligently checks for allergens as...

App Recap: Glarm, Orbit, Smart NFC and Major App Updates

Sunday July 19, 2020 8:34 pm PDT by
In this week's App Recap, we've highlighted utilities app "Glarm," business app "Orbit," and utilities app "Smart NFC" as three apps that are worth checking out. We've also compiled a list of apps that received major updates this week. Apps to Check Out Glarm (iOS, Free) - Utilities app Glarm lets users set location-based alarms in a simple manner. Glarm can be really useful when...

App Recap: Budget Burndown, Endel, Samplr and Major App Updates

Sunday July 12, 2020 7:41 pm PDT by
In this week's App Recap, we've highlighted finance app "Budget Burndown," health and fitness app "Endel," and music app "Samplr" as three apps that are worth checking out. We've also compiled a list of apps that received major updates this week. Apps to Check Out Budget Burndown (iOS, Free) - Finance app Budget Burndown is a tool that intelligently tracks daily spending and lets users...

App Recap: Bookly, Sepnia, Watch to 5K and Major App Updates

Sunday July 5, 2020 5:48 pm PDT by
In this week's App Recap, we've highlighted books app "Bookly," productivity app "Sepnia," and health and fitness app "Watch to 5K" as three apps that are worth checking out. We've also compiled a list of apps that received major updates this week. Apps to Check Out Bookly (iOS, Free) - Bookly is an app that promotes making reading a habit through a reading timer, achievements, and...

App Recap: Bluelane, Originate, Twobird and Major App Updates

Sunday June 28, 2020 9:21 am PDT by
In this week's App Recap, we've highlighted utility app "Bluelane," graphics and design app "Originate," and productivity app "Twobird" as three apps that are worth checking out. We've also compiled a list of apps that received major updates this week. Apps to Check Out Bluelane (iOS, Free) - Bluelane is an app that allows for easy sharing of a route and location with anyone. Those who...

App Recap: Noted, PodWise, Sidekick and Major App Updates

Sunday June 21, 2020 6:02 am PDT by
In this week's App Recap, we've highlighted productivity app "Noted," utility app "PodWise," and health app "Sidekick" as three apps that are worth checking out. We've also compiled a list of apps that received major updates this week. Apps to Check Out Noted. (iOS & Mac, Free) - Noted is a productivity app that fully integrates audio recordings with notes to help users make the most out...

App Recap: Pastel, Punkt, Remote Control for Mac and Major App Updates

Sunday June 14, 2020 8:44 am PDT by
In this week's App Recap, we've highlighted utility app "Pastel," health app "Punkt," and utility app "Remote Control for Mac/PC Pro" as three apps that are worth checking out. We've also compiled a list of apps that received major updates this week. Apps to Check Out Pastel (iOS, Free) - Pastel, an app marketed for developers and artists, allows for the creation of color palettes for use ...

App Recap: Concertino, Outgoings, and Major App Updates

Sunday June 7, 2020 8:04 pm PDT by
In this week's App Recap, we've highlighted music app "Concertino" and finance app "Outgoing" as new apps worth checking out. We've also both highlighted older apps worth checking out and compiled a list of apps that received major updates this week. New Apps Concertino (iOS, Free) - Apple Music client app Concertino was recently released for iOS, and it works by combining information...

App Recap: Magnet, Parcel, Unfold, and Major App Updates

Sunday May 31, 2020 7:47 pm PDT by
In this week's App Recap, we've highlighted productivity app "Magnet," utility app "Parcel," and graphic app "Unfold" as three apps that are worth checking out. We've also compiled a list of apps that received major updates this week. Apps to Check Out Magnet (Mac, $1.99) - Magnet is a productivity app that helps to seamlessly organize open windows on a Mac by "snapping" windows into...

App Recap: Voice Dream Reader, SmartGym, BIAS FX 2, and Major App Updates

Sunday May 24, 2020 11:57 am PDT by
In this week's App Recap, we've highlighted three apps that are worth checking out. We've also compiled a list of apps that received major updates this week. Apps to Check Out Voice Dream Reader (iOS, $9.99) - Voice Dream reader, a text-to-speech app featured in the Today section of the App Store, has been one of the most popular accessibility apps since its launch eight years ago. The...

App Recap: 'Usage' System Activity, 'Backdrops' Wallpapers, and Major App Updates

Sunday May 17, 2020 11:09 am PDT by
In this week's App Recap, we've highlighted two apps worth checking out. We've also compiled a list of apps that received major updates this week. Apps to Check Out Usage: System Activity & Info (iOS, Free) - Although not a particularly new app, Usage recently received a major update with version 3.0 in which the app was completely redesigned using SwiftUI. Complete with a sleek and...

App Recap: Edison Mail, Here Kitty!, Whisk, and Major App Updates

Sunday May 10, 2020 9:25 am PDT by
In this week's App Recap, we've highlighted three new apps that are worth checking out. We've also compiled a list of apps that received major updates this week. New Apps Email - Edison Mail (Free) - Popular mobile app Edison Mail is now available on Mac App Store for the very first time. With its fast and simple user interface, the app touts the ability to make your email experience both ...

App Recap: Views 4, CleanMyMac X, MacTracker and Major App Updates

Sunday May 3, 2020 11:06 am PDT by
In this week's App Recap, we've highlighted two new apps that are worth checking out. We've also compiled a list of apps that received major updates this week. New Apps Views 4 ($4.99) - Views 4 is a news and podcasts app that presents content tailored to the interests of the user. Upon downloading the app, users are presented with a series of screens that allow for the selection of...

App Recap: Cosmicast, Incognito, Pager, and Major App Updates

Sunday April 26, 2020 7:07 pm PDT by
In this week's App Recap, we've compiled a list of several apps released recently that are worth checking out. We've also compiled a second list highlighting some apps that received major updates this week. New Apps Cosmicast ($7.99) - Cosmicast, a new semi-skeuomorphic podcast player available for Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and Apple Watch, has a very simple and intuitive interface. As ...