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The best ARKit apps to try on iPhone and iPad


The Machines
The Machines is the coolest AR game you'll find on the App Store.
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The first wave of ARKit-powered apps is crashing into the App Store this week to change the way you use your iPhone.

With iOS 11, Apple has turned the iPhone and iPad into the world’s biggest augmented reality platform and some of the first offerings from developers are pretty mindblowing. You’ll need an iPhone 6s or above to take advantage of ARKit’s incredible powers, but these apps might convince you it’s worth the upgrade.

Here are 7 ARKit apps you should download right now:

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Kicking off this week’s must-have apps roundup is a brand new update to Instagram — the world’s most popular photo sharing service — that introduces an improved user interface and new features. We’ve also got a new Food Network app that every foodie should have, the official WWE app for wrestling fans, and a great educational app for the iPad that promises to teach your little ones how to write capital letters quickly and efficiently.