The Best Apps For Your New IPhone 6

So you managed to get your hands on an iPhone 6, but what apps should you download?

Every iPhone 6 comes with Apple’s new iOS 8 mobile operating system pre-installed, which is capable of some great features like app extensions, widgets, and better-than-ever graphics.

Apple has curated a collection of apps that highlight iOS 8’s new abilities, and we’ve chosen our favourites that demonstrate just what your new iPhone 6 can do.

Apple's iMovie app is the best way to edit on the iPhone 6.

With iMovie, you can edit an entire film or add cool effects to any 240 fps footage you shoot with your iPhone 6. The new update introduces an iMovie app extension that lets you add a filter, animated titles, and soundtrack to any clip, right from within the Photos app.

Price: $US4.99

Test the capabilities of your iPhone 6's graphics with 'Epic Zen Garden.'

Apple demonstrated 'Epic Zen Garden' at WWDC in June to show off what iOS 8 is capable of, and for good reason. This peaceful virtual environment is brimming with detail, and you can interact with literally thousands of cherry blossoms, scores of butterflies, and plenty of other eye-catching effects.

Price: Free

Transform your iPhone 6's keyboard with Swype.

Swype has always been huge on Android, but with iOS 8, you can now enjoy a new style of texting on your iPhone 6 that lets you use a swiping gesture rather than taps to form words.

Price: $0.99

Yahoo Weather is the most beautiful weather app out there.

Yahoo Weather has been updated to look incredible on the iPhone 6's bigger screen, 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.

Price: Free

'Asphalt 8' is the best-looking racing game out there.

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.

Price: Free

Stay entertained with BuzzFeed.

If you're in the mood for some quizzes or just want a laugh, BuzzFeed's app has your back. Its newest update includes a widget that will let you see trending posts in the 'Today' view in the Notification Center.

Price: Free

Use Litely to turn your iPhone 6 photos into subtle masterpieces.

Litely brings professional-grade photo filters to the iPhone, and its new iOS 8 update introduces four new smart adjustments that let you tweak contrast, temperature, highlights, and shadows.

Price: Free

Never forget your password again with 1Password.

1Password securely stores all of your passwords, logins, and credit card info in one place so you don't have to keep track of them. 1Password's new iOS 8 app extension will now fill in your login details and passwords right from within Safari and your favourite apps, all by using the iPhone 6's Touch ID fingerprint sensor.

Price: Free

Journal in style with Day One.

Day One is a modern journaling app that keeps journaling simple yet elegant. You can now see flashbacks of your previous entries directly from your iPhone 6's notification center, and the app extension lets you save and send photos and links right into the app without opening it.

Price: $4.99

See what people are interested in with Tumblr.

Tumblr has been around for a while, but it's now optimised for the iPhone 6 with full-width posts. You can also post directly to Tumblr while inside other apps by using the new Tumblr share button.

Price: Free

'Plunder Pirates' is a fun way to show off how the iPhone 6 can make 3D environments pop with detail.

Made from the same studio that brought you 'Angry Birds,' 'Plunder Pirates' lets you build your own 3D island and set sale in a pirate ship to battle against other ship captains. It's also optimised for Apple's Metal graphics and the iPhone 6.

Price: Free

If you see something you want to view later, save it with Pocket.

Pocket lets you save articles, videos, and links for later viewing, even if you're stuck without an internet connection. Pocket now features an app extension, which lets you save things directly from within Safari, so you can save and continue browsing without hopping between apps.

Price: Free

If you like 'Call of Duty,' you'll love the stunning graphics in 'Modern Combat 5.'

'Modern Combat 5: Blackout' features a solo campaign, four customisable 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.

Price: $6.99

Evernote is the best collecting your notes and ideas in one easy-to-access 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 will 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.

Price: Free

'Mr. Crab' is a beautiful arcade game that shows how Apple's Metal graphics will transform casual games.

'Mr. Crab' is simple to start playing: Just jump your way to the top, and try to rescue as many baby crabs as you can while avoiding enemies.

Price: Free

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