The 12 best new apps you might have missed recently

It’s nearly impossible to keep track of all the new apps that launch every month.

Luckily, we’ve collected the best apps of the past month so you can find something new to try out.

There’s a new app that digs up any controversial things you said on social media, an addicting game that could turn into the next Flappy Bird, and even a streamlined messaging app inspired by a character from “Breaking Bad.”

Clear digs into your social media past and shows you any questionable posts.

Created by Ethan Czahor, a former Jeb Bush staffer who lost his job over some controversial tweets, Clear is a tool for scouring your social media past. The app flags potentially questionable posts from Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, and makes it easy to delete any problematic posts right then and there.

Price: Free (iOS)

Get your news delivered along with a joke with Funny Or Die News Flash.

Funny or Die's News Flash app aggregates news stories ranging from politics and sports to science and religion. Each headline is accompanied by a funny joke that satirizes the story, so it's an easy way to laugh while catching up on the news.

Price: Free (iOS)

Mr Jump could be the next Flappy Bird.

Mr Jump is a charming platformer that walks the fine line between addictive and difficult. You control Mr Jump as he hops his way across canyon chasms and leaps over spikes, and the latest expansion introduces new levels and a new jetpack ability.

Price: Free (iOS)

Product Hunt is the best place to discover the next hot startup or app.

Product Hunt has evolved to become Silicon Valley's go-to list of rising startups and apps, and the app's big update makes browsing the daily list of products even easier. You can follow startup founders, view curated collections, post new products on the fly, and download apps directly while browsing.

Price: Free (iOS)

Dingbel is a new messaging app endorsed by a 'Breaking Bad' character.

Dingbel is a simple messaging app that takes inspiration from 'Breaking Bad' character Hector Salamanca's notorious bell, which he would ding once for 'yes' and twice for 'no.' The app works the same way, allowing you to quickly check-in with your friends with a tap/ding for 'yes' and a double-tap for 'no.'

Price: Free (iOS)

Broadcast a live-stream of what you're doing with Meerkat.

Meerkat is a popular live-streaming app that lets you start a live video broadcast with just a couple of taps. The app has been out for iOS for a while now, but it's finally available for Android too.

Price: Free (iOS, Android)

None is a riddle game without images, sound, or hints.

None tasks you with solving riddles that get increasingly complicated, but there's no helpful hints or anything else besides white text on a black screen.

Price: Free (iOS)

Quest makes your to-do list feel fun.

Quest is a task management app with a video game twist. Inspired by the satisfying feeling of completing a quest in video game RPGs, Quest makes it easy to add reminders and tasks to your to-list while making them fun to finish.

Price: $US1.99 (iOS)

MyIdol turns you into a hilarious dancing cartoon.

The only that's written in English in MyIdol is the name of the app -- the rest is all in Chinese, but that's half the fun. Once the app scans your face, you can create funny GIFs and videos that show animated version of yourself singing and dancing.

Price: Free (iOS)

Hearthstone is finally available for iPhone and Android.

Hearthstone is one of the most fun and addicting mobile games out right now, created by World of Warcraft developer Blizzard. This competitive card game lets you duel your friends or challenge others online, all while you build up your own deck. It's easy to pick up, but contains enough depth to keep hardcore players coming back for more.

Price: Free (iOS, Android)

Broken Age is a stunning fantasy story from legendary game developer Tim Schafer.

Broken Age is a hand-painted adventure game that features voice acting from Elijah Wood and Jack Black. There's a full orchestral soundtrack, gorgeous graphics, and a lovely coming-of-age story that tells the story of teenagers Vella and Shay who live in different worlds. The game's second act is now available, which concludes the intertwining storylines.

Price: $US9.99 (iOS, Android)

Get your nostalgia fix with Tamagotchi Classic.

Your old Tamagotchi is back with Tamagotchi Classic, which brings the original game to your smartphone -- and now your Apple Watch too. There's even a toy mode if you want to relive what it was like playing on the handheld plastic toy in all its glory.

Price: $US0.99 (iOS, Android)

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