Updates released for Angry Birds HD, GoodReader for iPad, Calendars by Readdle and others
It's been a busy few days in the iOS and Mac App Store with a handful of big-name products receiving updates. The list of notable updates includes the following apps, sorted by platform.
SlingPlayer for iPad: Added HD picture quality support on WiFi connections and improved SQ picture quality to the Slingbox 350 or Slingbox 500. Users can now set reminders by double-tapping future programs in the program guide.
SlingPlayer for iPhone: Includes a redesigned UI, improved SQ picture quality on the 350 and 500 model, and the ability to project photos from your SlingPlayer onto a TV connected to your Slingbox 500. Users can now set reminders by double-tapping future programs in the program guide.
Calendars by Readdle: Added support for the iPhone 5, fixed a bug that caused the app to crash.
GoodReader for iPad: Added support for the SMB/CIFS protocol.
Snapseed: Now supports iOS 6 and iPhone 5. Removed Flickr support due to an App Store guideline violation.
Camera +: a handful of bug fixes.
Say Anything: Added support for the iPhone 5 and some bug fixes.
OS X Apps
SketchBook Pro: A handful of bug fixes and minor improvements.
Thunderbird: Added support for box.net and includes a handful of bug and security fixes.
Firefox: Added VoiceOver support on Mac OS X and initial web app support on Windows, Mac and Linux. The v16 was officially pulled after a major security flaw was discovered. A new version is expected in the next few days.
Pixelmator: Improves the healing tool.
Photosweeper: Added Mountain Lion notification support, improved integration with old versions of iPhoto, added the ability to find the same photos even after color adjustments and more.
Tweetdeck: New UI and a handful of bug fixes.
Acorn: Improved magic wand tool, new layer export, new blend modes and a lot more.
Software Updatesmore updates
- Apple Remote Desktop updated with Yosemite support
- OS X Yosemite 10.10.2, iOS 8.1.3 updates now available
- Sports Illustrated 120 SPORTS channel comes to Apple TV
- Logic Pro X update brings AirDrop support, new effects, tools, and more
- Parallels Access 2.5 released, adds file manager, computer-to-computer remote access
- The Google Translate iOS app is about to get a lot smarter