Best new and noteworthy apps: Phlo, UpWord Notes, Smash Hit and more…

App Store Feature

New and updated apps hit the iOS App Store every day. It can be hard to keep up with all of the latest and greatest that the App Store has to offer but here at TiP, we’ll bring you a weekly roundup of some of the most noteworthy additions and updates. Let’s check out what this week had to offer…

iTunes Festival

itunes Festival screens

Apple updated their own iTunes Festival app ahead of this year’s SXSW. Updated to version 5.0, the app brings with it a redesigned interface as well as access to all of the iTunes Festival streaming and behind the scenes content from the first iTunes Festival at South By.

Free – Download now for iPhone and iPad


Phlo screens

Phlo is a unique tool that allows you to type once and search across a number of search engines, websites and social networks. The app just hit version 3.0, dropped the price to free and refreshed the look and feel of the app

Free – Download now for iPhone and iPad


Globo screens

Globo from Marco Torretta is a new, intuitive world clock app that is absolutely gorgeous and super easy to use. Globo features a beautifully crafted interface with time-based colors for each time zone and is perfect for those that travel a lot or need to keep in touch with others around the world.

$0.99/£0.69 – Download now for iPhone

UpWord Notes

UpWord screens

UpWord Notes, as the name suggest, is a note taking app that utilizes a gesture-based interface for ease of use. Incorporating note-taking, organization and reminders functionality, UpWord Notes allows you to keep track of notes and stay productive.

Free – Download now for iPhone

Smash Hit

Smash Hit screens

Smash Hit is the game that everyone is talking about having soared to the top of the free App Store chart. Smash your way through beautiful, futuristic dimensions and see how far you can travel. It’s a game of concentration and timing, and it’s certainly addictive.

Free – Download now for iPhone and iPad

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