The App Store takes delivery of hundreds of new apps per day. The overwhelming scene makes it possible to easily overlook an exciting game, valuable productivity suite, etc. However, we have a solution. Today’s Best Apps tackles this problem by providing you with a handpicked and tested list of apps that are truly worth your consideration each and everyday.

iPhone:

Gradgram – Fast Gradient Image Editor for Instagram, Facebook, Twitter - by FANG Inc. ($0.99, 11.6 MB): There are many photo effects apps available on the App Store, although, this one takes a more creative approach by applying simple gradients. Using a symmetrical pattern of transitioning color may not seem epic, but there’s a lot that can be accomplished, including a change in mood and the viewer’s focus. The app contains more than 50 predefined gradient patterns, however, you can customize the colors and placement on-the-fly and even save the modified gradient for simple application on future photos.

TLDR Reader by Stremor (Free, 6.5 MB): Easily stay informed of the latest reports, events, gossip, reviews, and more using this streamlined news app. Gathered from CNN, Reuters, FOX, The New York Times, Vogue, USA Today, Rotten Tomatoes, TMZ, Sports Illustrated and many more popular sources, each article is categorized summarized for quick browsing with direct links and clear mentions of the source. To make things more efficient, you’re able to hide categories and sources that you have no interest in.

InstaFilters – Photo Editer by Kamila Mamedova (Free, 17.5 MB): Use this image editing app to enhance your photo by applying one of six color filters as well as any one of the 20 effects, such as pencil, comic, posterize, neon, dots, and 4-in-1. In addition, quickly and easily crop, rotate, and color correct before sharing via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, email, or saving to the iOS camera roll. The app does contain a bottom ad banner.

Universal:

Dragon Frenzy! by Cyberbot Labs, LLC ($1.99, 46.1 MB): This is the game for the action junkies as it’s attraction is primarily explosions and angry fire breathing dragons. The concept is simple, destroy the dragon and the eggs using a catapult, but the execution is quite challenging. The game features Unity-powered 3-D graphics, intense music, realistic physics on newer generation iDevices, three difficulty choices, and 15 levels.