March was an interesting month for iOS apps with the launch of brand new games, new social apps, and replacements for old ones. We saw the creation of personalized magazines, new methods to help you find your way around, and even a way to keep your Google Reader feeds. Here are our top iOS apps from March that you should have.
Fetch by Big Fish Games, Inc. is about a boy named Milo who loves his dog Bear and is a kid-friendly app filled with adventures. As you work your way through this animated app furry friends will come to life. The more you play the game the bigger chances you have of saving Bear. Fetch was released in 2013 and comes in 11 different languages. You can download Fetch from the App Store here.
2. HBO Go
HBO Go has become one of the hottest apps in 2013. With HBO Go, you can now stream your favorite HBO shows, comedy specials, movies, sports, and documentaries. HBO may add live boxing to HBOGO by the end of this year. The HBO Go app will let you watch your favorite shows on your iPhone, iPad, Roku and Xbox 360. You can download the HBO Go from the App Store here.
3. System Utility Dashboard
The Systems Utility Dashboard allow you to monitor disk space, memory space, network, CPU usage, battery life, and internet speed in real time. This is a great app that will make sure you’re getting the most out of your device. You can download System Utility Dashboard from the App Store here.
4. Skeeball 2
Freeverse, Inc. is now offering Skee-ball 2 for free in the App Store. All you need to do is roll the ball up the ramp and into one of the numbered holes and you will get points, tickets, tokens and achievements. The new update includes new features and multiplayer so you can compete with your friends. Download Skeeball 2 from the App Store here.
Twitter launched VIne, a new service that will allow users to share video through tweets. With Vine you can shoot up to 6 seconds of video and embed it on Twitter. Editing videos are quick and simple, and the service automatically makes your videos loop...kind of like an animated GIF with sound.You can download Vine from the App store here.
6. Google Maps
Google announced on March 27 that it would be updating Google maps’ live transit feature. Users can now see several bus and subway departure times in New York City, Salt Lake City and Washington D.C. At this time, Washington D.C. doesn’t show live departure information yet, but users can see alerts, delays, and scheduled track work. You can download Google Maps from the App Store here.
With Viber, you can share text and photo messages, and also share locations with anyone else who is connected to Viber. Viber version 2.3.1 comes with voice recognition that lets users speak out loud and dictate text messages. The new update will also allow users the ability to share stickers with friends, include emoticons in text messages, and has some typing fixes. You can download VIber from the App Store here.
8. Sonic Dash
Sonic the Hedgehog returns with Sonic Dash, an endless running game. Sonic Dash can be compared to other running games like Temple Run; collecting gold rings while getting power-ups and dodging through plenty of obstacles. You can also unlock other players such as Tails, Knuckles and Amy by saving as many Red Star Rings as you can. You can download Sonic Dash from the App Store here.
Fipboard recently released version 2.0 for iOS, which lets users create their own custom magazine. According to Mike McCue, Flipboard CEO, Flipboard 2.0 is a lot faster, and will allow users to collect their favorite things to add to their own magazine. You can download Flipboard from the App Store here.
Feedly announced on Monday that more than three million new users have signed up for its free RSS service since Google threatened to shut down its reader. Although the service is free now, the Palo Alto, California company said that it intends to launch a subscription-based version of Feedly sometime this year. You can now download Feedly from the App Store here.
"There will always be a free version of Feedly, but we have heard from a significant proportion of our users that they would be willing to pay for Feedly," said Cyril Moutran, co-founder of Feedly.