December 16, 2011 | Andy Boxall
Looking for a new app this weekend? Here are ten great new apps for the iPhone and iPad that you may want to check out!
Available as a free version, or as a full version through an in-app purchase, this Microsoft product allows users to take extensive notes, edit them and sync them with SkyDrive. The free version has a 500 note limit. Free.
The mobile version of the Xbox virtual pet game. By playing on your iPhone, there’s the chance to unlock five additional pets on the console version. It’s also universal for the iPhone and iPad. $2.99/£1.99.
Sega’s classic Sonic game has had a loving conversion over to iOS, complete with both US and Japanese soundtracks and the chance to unlock Tails as a playable character. It’s also universal for the iPhone and iPad. $1.99/£1.49.
Create amazing stop motion films using your iPad, plus the free iStopMotion Remote Camera app for the iPhone. $4.99/£2.99.
Access Microsoft’s cloud storage system known as SkyDrive from your iPhone and backup documents, videos and pictures. Links can be shared and files accessed from a variety of devices. Free.
The classic Grand Theft Auto game that reinvigorated the franchise comes to iOS, with refreshed graphics, controls adapted for the touchscreen and universal iPhone/iPad support. $4.99/£2.99.
The latest digital instrument from Smule is an electric guitar, where you can learn a wealth of classic rock songs. The app is free, but songs come as in-app purchases. Free.
A complete music studio on your iPad, that can be used by up to four people at one time. It includes guitar and keyboard effects, a metronome, a looper, samples and a chord creator. On offer until the 21st December. $0.99/£0.69.
A visual search engine for new and interesting apps. Free.
A universal, enhanced version of the classic Breakout, with five free levels before you need to use in-app purchases to upgrade to the full version. Free.