New iPhone apps worth downloading: Fuse: Social, Drync, Fingervals

Aug 28, 2013
Tech

Today’s apps worth downloading start with Fuse: Social, a social networking app that works by bringing all your messages and updates from multiple networks into one app. Up next is Drync, a wine-scanning app that lets users save their favorite bottles and re-order them for delivery straight to your house. Finally, we’ve got Fingerval, a […]

Today’s apps worth downloading start with Fuse: Social, a social networking app that works by bringing all your messages and updates from multiple networks into one app. Up next is Drync, a wine-scanning app that lets users save their favorite bottles and re-order them for delivery straight to your house. Finally, we’ve got Fingerval, a casual iPad title in which players guide objects around bombs and other hazards using touch controls.

Fuse: Social (Free)

What’s it about? Funnel updates from lots of different social networks with Fuse: Social, a single app to handle all your social networks at once.

What’s cool? If you’re an active social network user, then you likely check updates on lots of different apps at any given time during the day – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn all require different apps for different information. Fuse: Social lets you check all those networks from a single app by routing status updates, messages and other social network interactions into the same place. You can see all the updates you want from all your networks on one page, and Fuse allows you to share updates across all your networks at once as well. You’ll also receive notifications from Twitter and Facebook through Fuse to keep you up to date on what’s going on with your friends.

Who’s it for? Social networking junkies who could use some help keeping their interactions organized should check out Fuse: Social.

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What’s it like? Don’t forget to check out other networking apps, like Hootsuite and Tweetbot.

Drync (Free)

What’s it about? Use Drync to scan wine labels of the wines you like most, purchase them and have them shipped to you, all from within the app.

What’s cool? Drync is an app for scanning wine labels, connecting wine lovers to a huge database filled with wines and information about them. The idea is that you can use Drync to scan the wines you discover and like as you’re tasting them, so you’ll won’t forget the ones you enjoy. You can also view ratings and information about wines after scanning them, and best of all, you can use Drync to re-order bottles of wine from your list and have them delivered to your door. Drync also brings recommendations from somoliers, lets you take notes on the wines you’ve scanned, and includes social network features so you can share what you’re drinking and enjoying with other users on Facebook and Twitter.

Who’s it for? Wine lovers, Drync is a handy app for saving the wines you enjoy and ordering more.

What’s it like? Grab Delectable Wine or Hello Vino for more wine recommendations and other useful features.

Fingervals (iPad) ($1.99)

What’s it about? Drag your fingers through a maze of bombs and obstacles in Fingervals, where your only goal is to dodge destruction and earn points.

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What’s cool? Fingervals is an endless game in which your goal is to protect a circle from incoming bombs. You can move the circle by dragging it with your finger, and as soon as you do, bombs start to fall from the top of the screen. You’ll need to keep the circle out of harm’s way for as long as possible, grabbing power-ups and points along the way to rack up a high score and survive for even longer. Fingervals ups the ante over time by introducing new circles for you to control and protect, requiring more and more dexterity and more and more fingers to keep going.

Who’s it for? Fans of casual games that test dexterity and are simple, and yet challenging, should check out Fingervals.

What’s it like? You might also check out Finger Physics and Air Hockey Gold for two more apps with fun touch-based controls.

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