Need to use public transit to get around? If you’re in the San Francisco area, you’ll want to check out today’s first app worth downloading, Zoute, which gives plenty of information about routes, helps you find the nearest stops, and more. Following that, we’ve got NewsBayou, a hyperlocal news aggregator that uses your location data to find news stories about the area you’re in. Finally, fight your way through a castle full of monsters in action-platformer Magic Rampage.
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.