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Here’s a complete list of apps that use the awesome new Handoff feature in iOS 8

Updated Dec 19th, 2018 8:53PM EST
iOS OS X Handoff Apps

The coolest new feature that spans across both iOS and OS X announced this year has definitely been the Handoff feature that will let you quickly move information and data between iOS devices and your Mac. And what makes it even cooler is now app developers are designing their applications to use Handoff as well so you can move what you’re looking at on your favorite apps from your iPhone to your Mac and vice versa. Below we’ve listed all of the apps that support Handoff so far, which come to us by way of App Advice.

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Prizmo is “a universal photo-based scanner app that lets you scan and recognize text documents, business cards, and images, and then export them as PDF/Text, vCard, or JPEG/PNG.” It costs $9.99 in the App Store.


Fragment is “revolutionary photo effects app” that will give you “the power to transform any image into totally unique, one-of-a-kind prismatic art you’ll want to share with everyone.” It costs $1.99 in the App Store.


Quip is “the productivity suite for the mobile generation” that “combines chat, docs, task lists, and spreadsheets in one app — making collaboration fast and easy.” It is free to download in the App Store.


You’ll be unsurprised to know that NYTimes is the official mobile app of The New York Times  that will give you all of the news that’s fit to print. It’s free to download in the App Store.


Babbel is a language learning app that will teach you how to speak Spanish, French, German, Italian and other languages. It is free to download from the App Store.

Cozi Family Organizer

Cozi Family Organizer does pretty much what you’d expect it to from its title: It serves as your family’s digital calendar that will help you keep all your joint activities and events organized. It is free to download from the App Store.


Craftsy is a terrific app for aspiring craftspeople everywhere and it offers “more than 500 online classes in photography, cake decorating, cooking, painting, drawing, quilting, knitting, sewing, embroidery, jewelry making and beyond, so you can gain the skills you need to succeed.” It is free to download from the App Store.

Kitchen Stories Cookbook

Kitchen Stories Cookbook is a wonderful app that offers photo-by-photo instructions for amateur chefs out there who want to learn how to make better meals. It is free to download from the App Store.

Madefire Motion Books and Comics

Simply put, Madefire Motion Books and Comics is an essential reader app for anyone who enjoys checking out their favorite comics on their smartphone or tablet. It is free to download from the App Store.


Wunderlist isn’t your typical to-do list-making app — instead, it bills itself as a tool that “helps millions of people around the world capture their ideas, things to do and places to see.” It is free to download from the App Store.


Another great news app, VICE News keeps you up-to-date on all of the stories from VICE’s online media empire. The app is free to download from the App Store.


And finally, PCalc is, as we’ve mentioned before, the coolest PC calculator around as it includes “an optional RPN mode and multi-line display, a choice of button layouts, an extensive set of unit conversions and constants, a paper tape, multiple undo and redo, engineering and scientific notation, as well as support for hexadecimal, octal, and binary calculations.” Basically, this is the virtual calculator that scientists and mathematicians will want on their iPhones. It costs $9.99 in the App Store.

Brad Reed
Brad Reed Staff Writer

Brad Reed has written about technology for over eight years at and Network World. Prior to that, he wrote freelance stories for political publications such as AlterNet and the American Prospect. He has a Master's Degree in Business and Economics Journalism from Boston University.