New and notable apps for iOS and OS X, April 17 edition
It has been busy in the App Store with a handful of new apps landing on iOS and OS X. Take a few minutes and check out our list of standout apps from the past few weeks (all prices are USD)!
Currency - Made Simple [iPhone; Category: Travel; $0.99] Currency is a simple converter for travelers. Has over 160 currencies from all over the world.
Trial of the Clone [iOS Universal; Category: Business; $3.99] You're a clone who sets out to find your place in a cold, uncaring, but also kickass and ridiculous futuristic world, solving challenging puzzles and fighting monsters along the way. Written by Zach Weinersmith, creator of the hilarious, award-winning comic strip "Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal." Wil Wheaton voice overs.
Triage: Email First Aid [iPhone Category: Productivity; $1.99] Triage is for people who struggle to stay on top of their inbox. It doesn't try to replace your desktop mail client, but lets you use your downtime to quickly remove the noise and stress.
Complete - Reminders, Tasks and Grocery [iPhone; Category: Productivity; $0.99] Complete it. Finish it. Do it. Start organizing and managing your tasks and reminders the best way possible.
Dragon Puzzle [iOS Universal; Category: Games; $0.99] Dragon Puzzle is an awesome iOS game which combines puzzle- and RPG-playing and set in a fantasy landscape.
Bottle Cap Blitz [iOS Universal; Category: Games; $0.99] Bottle Cap Blitz is an explosive one-minute action game where you fire bottle caps to smash as many ice cubes as possible in 60 seconds.
Blue Toad Murder Files: A Touch of Mystery [iOS Universal; Category: Games; $0.99] As one of the detectives from the infamous Blue Toad Agency you arrive in the quaint village of Little Riddle for a well-earned break. But there is murder and mystery afoot.
Lumber Jacked [iOS Universal; Category: Games; $0.99] Take on the role of Joe the Lumber Jack in his quest for justice against the notorious Bustin Beaver and his band of beaver bandits.
YoCam [iOS Universal; Category: Photography & Video; $0.99] YoCam - Beautifully designed and packed with powerful and trendy tools will let you edit fast and perfect your photos.
OS X Apps
SandboxCleaner [OS X; Category: Utilities; Free] Some QuickTime components are incompatible with OS X sandboxing, which leads to problems -- including crashes -- with many popular video and photo apps. SandboxCleaner finds and reveals those components, helping you to fix the problems and keep your system up and running smoothly.
DM1 - The Drum Machine [OS X; Category: Music; $4.99] DM1 is an advanced drum machine. It turns your computer into a fun and creative beat making machine.
Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing [OS X; Category: Games; $24.99] Take 25 years of SEGA history, a revving lineup of crazy vehicles and the world's fastest hedgehog and what do you get? Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing.
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