Essential Apps for the Weekend

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Angelina Jolie returns as the iconic Disney villain in Maleficent: Mistress of Evil. Set years after the original film, it follows Maleficent and her soon-to-be-married goddaughter, Princess Aurora (Elle Fanning), whose impending nuptials have created both unexpected allies and torn loyalties.


    Unlimited entertainment


Play with friends

Grab a cue and run the table in 8 Ball Pool. This timeless take on billiards gets all the little things right: great controls, amazing physics, and fast, efficient play. Take on random opponents, or quickly invite friends straight from the app. Rack ’em up and knock ’em in!

    8 Ball Pool™

    Play Pool with friends!


Play solo

An astronaut, a street sweeper, and a guy in a chicken suit? Everything is cool when you’re part of a team in Lego Legacy: Heroes Unboxed! Turn a ragtag crew of Lego minifigures into a powerful super-squad, then embark on a quest to renovate the dilapidated Piptown in this awesome turn-based strategy game.

    LEGO® Legacy: Heroes Unboxed

    Fight in strategy RPG battles


Get cooking

Epicurious’ Butternut Squash and Chorizo Hash recipe is a great combo of spice and sweetness—and as flexible as it is full of flavor. Sub in sausage or chicken from last night’s supper for the chorizo and just about any potato for the butternut squash.


    Food & Drink



Many apps deliver soothing audio, but Endel uses a smart algorithm to create a soundscape just for you, in the moment. To do so, it takes into account the time of day, your local weather, how much you’re moving, and your current heart rate (when you sync the app with Apple Health).

    Endel: Focus, Sleep, Relax

    Personalized soundscapes


Keep fit

If you’re ready to dive into the wide world of yoga but aren’t sure where to start, try a visit to Yoga Studio. The app’s 65 video classes cover the spectrum: courses for beginners, prenatal classes for expectant moms, sessions set to hip-hop, and special courses designed to combat back pain.

    Yoga Studio: Mind & Body

    Home workouts & relaxations


Learn something new

Looking for a writing teacher? Learn from Malcolm Gladwell or Judy Blume. Want to tackle filmmaking? Take a course by Martin Scorsese, Spike Lee, or Natalie Portman. Need a science professor? Try Neil deGrasse Tyson. MasterClass lets you learn directly from the world’s biggest names.

    MasterClass: Learn New Skills

    Cook, Film, Write, Act & More