20 apps to check out this week

On top of our daily Hot Deals, we’ve created a new section on iDB where we feature 20 apps to check out every week.

No doubt that you’ll already know about some of these apps, but hopefully we can introduce you to a bunch of other apps that you wouldn’t have discovered without us.

Ladies and gentlemen, without further ado, here are 20 applications worth checking out this week…

Smartr Contacts for iPhone: What if you had a magic address book that automatically identified the name and contact information for everyone you’ve ever communicated with? Free

Tweetbot: Tweetbot is a full-featured iPhone (and iPod touch) Twitter client with a lot of personality. $2.99

Beat Hazard Ultra: Experience your music collection like never before with this intense music driven arcade shooter. Each of your songs will have its own unique ebb and flow based on the music. $0.99

Reiner Knizia’s City of Secrets Skyline: The City of Secrets has more secrets and hidden places than anyone could have imagined. $0.99

The Sky is Falling: Can you help our hero “orange” through the treacherous caverns? Our hero is constantly on the move on account that he is being chased by a large boulder. $0.99

The Hacker: The Hacker does a great job at making you feel like a badass international hacker. $0.99

Hubba Hubba: Gussy yourself up with accessories that are one part classic and two parts fresh. Free

AntiCrop: For the first time ever, you can uncrop photos on your iPhone or iPad. $0.99

Trover: Trover is a social network that lets you share discoveries with friends and fellow explorers in a fun, visual way – all based on your location. $0.99

WeatherBug Elite: WeatherBug provides real-time, customized weather information with faster weather alerting and better forecasts from the largest global weather network. $0.99

Waze GPS & Traffic: When you download Waze, you not only get a free traffic & navigation app, but also become part of the local driving community in your area, joining forces with other drivers nearby to outsmart traffic, save time, and improve everyone’s daily commute! Free

PhotoForge2: PhotoForge2 is the definitive photo manipulation software for iOS. Completely rewritten from the ground up, PhotoForge2 is a breakthrough for image editing on the go. $0.99

Fab.com: More than 2 million people turn to Fab for sales of up to 70% off retail on home decor, art, jewelry, fashion, and more – at all price points. Free

TaskFlow – Vidual Tasks & Checklists: TaskFlow is simple and beautifully designed app that lets you visualize your daily tasks and checklists. $1.99

Showyou: Browse through videos from your friends on Facebook and people you follow on Twitter in a delightful and immersive two-dimensional grid on the iPad. Free

Where To? Discover your NExt Destination: Where To? makes it incredibly easy to locate the closest steakhouse, bank branch, billiard club or anything else you may be looking for, at the drop of a hat! $0.99

Filterstorm: A favorite of Photojournalists, Filterstorm is at home in a professional workflow, or for anyone who simply wants to get the most out of their pictures while on the road. $3.99

Ragdoll Blaster 3: If you haven’t played a Ragdoll Blaster game yet, and are even remotely interested in physics puzzlers, get on it. $0.99

Tiny Zoo Friends: Collect hundreds of different animals and care for them in your very own zoo! Come back every day to discover exciting new animal friends! Free

MotionX GPS Drive: MotionX-GPS Drive turns your iPhone into the next-generation car and pedestrian navigation solution with new features not yet seen on mobile devices. $0.99

Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock: An alarm clock that analyzes your sleep patterns and wakes you in the lightest sleep phase – a natural way to wake up where you feel rested and relaxed. $0.99

Any of these catching your eyes?