Keep track of all your social networking in the new year with the help of Facebook Home, an app that brings your Facebook feed to your lock screen and which serves as our first app worth downloading today. We’ve also got SpotHero, an app for reserving parking that can seriously help with getting to those remaining holiday parties in several cities. Finally, Ratchet and Clank: BTN is an endless runner filled with enemies and bosses that players will need to take down with quick timing and a host of weapons.
Phil Hornshaw is a freelance writer, editor and author living in Los Angeles, dividing his time between playing video games, playing video games on his cell phone, and writing about playing video games. He’s also the co-author of So You Created a Wormhole: The Time Traveler’s Guide to Time Travel, which attempts to mix time travel pop culture with some semblance of science, as well as tips on the appropriate means of riding dinosaurs. Check out his Google+ profile.