Cool Apple iPad/iPhone Apps for a Hot August

Keep cool during the hot days of August with apps scheduled to be released this month for the iPhone and iPad.

August Apps for Your Enjoyment

We've compiled a list of some of the most promising and interesting apps to be released this month on the iPhone and iPad. So without further ado, let's get started…

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Madden NFL 2011

Every August brings gaming fans a new version of EA's famous "Madden" franchise, and this year is no different. What makes the newest version of "Madden" so notable is that it will now be available on the iPad for the first time. Hurray!

Madden NFL 2011 for iPhone

Madden NFL 2011 for iPad

Fotopedia Heritage

If you can only afford a "staycation," try virtual travel. Fotopedia's pictures of world-famous sites may pale in comparison to actually being there, but this app does at least assure you'll be able to look at some nice scenery.

Fotopedia Heritage for iPhone

OmniFocus for iPad

This is popular app is an all-purpose task manager that includes location-aware task displays that remind you if you happen to be nearby where you've already schedule a task.

OmniFocus for iPhone

OmniFocus for iPad


This app is designed to help you pay your bills more efficiently. It helps you set up a calendar schedule for when your bills are due that you can sync up with your iPhones and iPads.

Bills for iPhone

Bills for iPad

Slate for iPad

Although Slate doesn't think the iPad will be of help to magazines, the online publication has released its own iPad app anyway. As you'd expect, the app features all of Slate's latest articles, blogs, podcasts and videos, among other goodies.

Slate for iPhone

The Museum of Modern Art

This is pretty sweet: You can now "tour" New York's Museum of Modern Art on your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. Whether your taste is more Warhol or Van Gogh, there's sure to be something in the MoMA app that will catch your eye.

MoMA for iPhone

Chaos Rings

This game should be popular for fans of the Final Fantasy series and other turn-based RPGs. Choose from different characters who are fighting for their lives while being pitted against fellow fighters in a mysterious arena.

Chaos Rings for iPhone

Chaos Rings for iPad

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