New and Notable Apps for iOS and OS X - June 17, 2013 edition
It's always busy in the App Store with a never ending flood of new apps landing on iOS and OS X. Take a few minutes and check out our list of standout titles from the past few weeks!
New iOS Apps
Songbirds of North America [iPad; Category: Reference; $5.99] Sharpen your identification and voice recognition skills with this remarkable app featuring the spectacular beauty and the lovely, melodic voices of 220 North American breeding songbirds in seven families. The app includes fun and interactive games designed for entertainment, challenge, and learning.
Mysugr [iPhone; Category: Medical; Free] Diabetes Management Made Fun (...Almost).
Dictonic [iPhoneCategory: Social Networking; Free] Snap a picture, record audio, pick one of amazing voice changing effects and post it to Facebook and Twitter - as simple as this.
Mobile for Office 365 subscribers [iPhone; Category: Productivity; Free] Microsoft Office Mobile is the official Office companion optimized for your iPhone.
Nave [iPad; Category: Music; $11.99] Nave - next generation Wavetable SynthesisNave is Waldorf's first synthesizer App development – created by chief engineer and director Stefan Stenzel, NLog mastermind Rolf Wöhrmann and Design Guru Axel Hartmann.
WhosCall- Call Filter and Number Search [iPhone; Category: Utilities; $0.99] WhosCall is the leading app for Call Filter and Number Search, with a global number database of over 600 million entries.
Galileo Organ [iPad; Category: Music; $4.99] Galileo is the professional tonewheel & transistor modeling organ for your iPad and iPad Mini.
Performance Stretching [iPhone; Category: Health & Fitness; $2.99] Everything you know about stretching is wrong. Performance Stretching will show you how to do it right.
SessionBand - Piano Edition [iOS Universal; Category: Music; $5.99] Create pro-quality piano backing tracks for any song in minutes with the world's only chord-based audio loop app.
SessionBand - Acoustic Guitar Edition [iOS Universal; Category: Music; $5.99] Create pro-quality acoustic guitar backing tracks for any song in minutes with the world's only chord-based audio loop app.
SessionBand - Jazz Edition [iOS Universal; Category: Music; $8.99] Create pro-quality jazz tracks in minutes with the world's only chord-based audio loop app.
BigMind Pro - Mind Mapping [iPad; Category: Productivity; $4.99] BigMind is a perfect tool to create a mind map. It can record your ideas, create to-do list, take note at meeting and anywhere else you require a fast, intuitive method to collect ideas and information.
Agricola [iOS Universal; Category: Games; $6.99] Simple to understand and great fun, Agricola lets everyone play to the end in a race to see who can build the most productive farm.
Despicable Me: Minion Rush [iOS Universal; Category: Games; Free] Gru's loyal, yellow, gibberish-speaking Minions are ready for their toughest challenge in Despicable Me: Minion Rush.
Man of Steel HD [iPad; Category: Games; $4.99] General Zod has begun the invasion of Earth and only the Man of Steel can stop him. Utilize the powers of Superman to fight your way to victory and save the planet from certain destruction.
Tribal Quest [iOS Universal; Category: Games; $0.99] Set in a lush, dynamic landscape, Tribal Quest charts the story of Holos Prime, a planet ravaged by war and populated by tribes with only one goal - to survive.
Fighting Fantasy: The Forest of Doom [iOS Universal; Category: Games; $5.99] Fighting Fantasy returns with Ian Livingstone's classic, The Forest of Doom.Take part in one of the classic gamebook experiences that introduced a whole generation to fantasy role-playing games.
Sherlock Holmes 2 [iOS Universal; Category: Games; $1.99] Prowl the shadows of the Belton School grounds and shadow suspects through the crowds of London in this thrilling adventure.
Avengers Alliance [iOS Universal; Category: Games; Free] Team up with the Avengers, Spider-Man, the X-Men, and S.H.I.E.L.D. to harness the potential of this new power before Dr. Doom, Loki, and the world's most powerful villains beat you to it.
Gangstar Vegas [iOS Universal; Category: Games; $6.99] Roll up on a dangerous new trip through the City of Sin in the latest episode of the acclaimed open-world action series.
New OS X Apps
Muzzy [OS X; Category: Music; Free] Muzzy is a tiny and gorgeous iTunes companion that lives on your Menu Bar.
LevelFix [OS X; Category: Music; $4.99] A powerful and highly useful new tool for correcting or adjusting the audio level at multiple points in your music and video files.
Mr. Runner 2: The Masks [OS X; Category: Games; $0.99] Mr. Runner 2: The Masks, the critically acclaimed multi-million selling iOS game, is now available on Mac.
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