What do the weather report, birthday cards, and a voice assistant have in common? Nothing beyond the fact that they’re all coming at you in this edition of the best iPhone apps of the week.
Bout: Are you the most clever of your friends? Prove it by answering the ridiculous prompts like “the worst thing to get your mom for her birthday” with even more ridiculous photo responses. You and your friends pick the winner, who wins the prize of being the funniest among you. Free
Cleverbug: You never have a stamp and you hate going to the local paper Paperchase. No problem. You can still be that thoughtful, birthday-remembering friend by sending your pal a cute card personalized with his or her Facebook photos through Cleverbug. Free
Vela: Control Spotify with the power of your voice. Search a song or an entire album, and Vela will start spinning it, thus making your multitasking much easier. Free
Nooly: Is it raining uptown but dry as a bone downtown? Maybe, and if you want to be prepare, you can consult Nooly to get a precise forecast for every neighborhood, down to the very street you’re standing on. Free
SB XLVII Guide: Any Brits in New Orleans for the Super Bowl? This app is your guide to all things related to the big game, from where to find events, where to drink, and more. Free