Getting a new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus for the holidays? Here are some great apps that will show off just how powerful your new iPhone can be. From video editing to gaming, finding your place of zen to getting things done, you won’t want to put your new iPhone down with these new apps installed.
iMovie – The best way to edit video on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.
With Apple’s iMovie, you can edit an entire film, put together clips or add cool effects to any video from your iPhone. You can even edit the 240 fps (slow motion) footage you shoot with your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus. The new update also introduces an iMovie app extension that lets you add a filter, animated titles, and soundtrack to any clip, right from within the Photos app.
Epic Zen Garden – Test the capabilities of your iPhone 6 and 6 Plus’s graphics.
Apple demonstrated “Epic Zen Garden” at their developer conference WWDC in June to show off what iOS 8 is capable of graphically, and for good reason. This peaceful virtual environment is filled with detail, and you can interact with literally thousands of cherry blossoms, butterflies, and plenty of other eye-catching effects. It’s the perfect app to bring a touch of Zen into your life.
Swype – A new way to enter text.
Are you tired of the old iOS keyboard? Swype may be what you’re looking for. Swype has always been huge on Android, but with iOS 8, you can now enjoy a new style of texting on your iPhone that lets you use a swiping gesture rather than taps to form words.
Yahoo Weather – The most beautiful weather app around.
Yahoo Weather has been updated to look incredible on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus’s bigger screens, and thanks to its new iOS 8 app extension, you can now check out the current weather around you with a single swipe down of the Notification Center.
Asphalt 8 – The most immersive racing game in the palm of your hand.
The latest update of “Asphalt 8” for iOS 8 update gives the visuals a boost, and you can now race three times as many opponents. With motion controls and wonderful graphic effects, powered by Apple’s latest gaming framework ‘Metal’, you feel like you’re part of the race.
Modern Combat 5 – A ‘Call of Duty’ like experience on your new iPhone.
“Modern Combat 5: Blackout” features a solo campaign, four customizable classes, and a multiplayer mode to keep you busy. With its new update, there’s five times more particles, improved explosions, upgraded environments, and richer weather effects. You’ll love the stunning graphics in this first person shooter.
Evernote – Notes, ideas, images and tasks all in one place.
Whether you’re writing, collecting pictures, making a list, or scanning business cards, Evernote is the best app for storing your projects, and they’ll sync across all devices. The new widget lets you quickly create notes from the Notification Center, and you can now save content directly to Evernote using the iPhone’s share menu.