New and notable apps for iOS and OS X - June 24, 2013 edition
It's always busy in the App Store with an endless flood of new apps landing on iOS and OS X, including Toca Builders and a camera app from Lytro. Take a few minutes and check out our list of standout titles from the past few weeks! You can also follow our ongoing coverage of new apps if a weekly summary is not enough newness for you (all prices are USD).
New iOS Apps
Boxes [iPhone; Category: Lifestyle; Free] Boxes is a tool to help you make the most of the stuff you own by organizing and keeping track of all the stuff you love in one place.
Morning - Weather, To-Do, News, and more [iPad; Category: Productivity; $2.99] Morning is designed to make your routine easier than ever before. Keep track of time, stay updated, and start your day off right. With 8 customizable panels, the possibilities are endless.
Cloud Spotter [iPhone; Category: Education; $2.99] Introducing 40 uniquely different cloud species and light phenomena with hundreds of spectacular photographs and extensive descriptions, CloudSpotter enables you to easily identify and spot them in the sky.
Scientific 7-Minute Workout ;[iPhone;Category: Health & Fitness; $0.99] The Scientific 7 Minute Workout is specifically designed to provide the maximum fitness benefit for the minimum amount of work. Ideal for people with busy lives and can't find the time to commit to a gym, this workout is actually BETTER than jogging for 30 minutes or more.
Sago Mini Forest Flyer [iOS Universal; Category: Education; $1.99] The fun begins at Robin's birdhouse. Ring the doorbell and invite your new feathered friend out to play. Discover the magical forest together as you soar through the sky, splash in the pond, do a little dance, and make new friends.
Sago Mini Sound Box [iOS Universal; Category: Education; Free] Introduce children to sound and music with this magical app – just shake, rattle and tap! Listen for cheerful chimes, horns, drums, animals and more.
Exbel [iPhone; Category: Photography & Video; $0.99] Exbel Allows you to add another picture from Exbel library or camera or the phone library to blend them with the original picture.
Thor Polysonic Synthesizer [iPad; Category: Music; $14.99] Reason's legendary flagship synth delivers a thunderous sound, god-like sound sculpting capabilities and an innovative, lighting-fast keyboard designed for iPad.
Foresee [iOS Universal; Category: Productivity; $1.99] By intelligently analyzing your ideal conditions with the latest weather data, Foresee provides you the best times for your activities.
Mira Controller [iPad; Category: Music; $49.99] Mira Controller for Max is for users of Max 6 by Cycling '74 only. You should only purchase this app if you are a Max user.Mira is the easiest way to control a Max application from an iPad.
Where's My Mickey? XL ;[iPad;Category: Games; $1.99] Where's My Mickey? introduces a whole new world of life-like physics-based gameplay with stimulating weather mechanics and humorous animations.
XCOM®: Enemy Unknown [iOS Universal; Category: Games; $19.99] As the commander of XCOM, you must create a fully operational base, research alien technologies, plan combat missions, and lead your soldiers in fierce battles against a terrifying alien invasion.
Cover Orange 2 [iOS Universal; Category: Games; $0.99] Revisit Cover Orange in this completely new and juicy sequel made by the original team.
Forever Lost: Episode 2 [iOS Universal; Category: Games; $1.99] Explore what awaits in front of you and learn all you can about what you left behind. Welcome, to Episode 2.
Monsters University [iOS Universal; Category: Games; $0.99] Let the scary out in 2 exciting mini games based on the Disney•Pixar film "Monsters University," and prove you're the ultimate scarer.
Icebreaker: A Viking Voyage [iPhone; Category: Games; $0.99] An icy wind has swept the Vikings away, leaving them stranded throughout the land and surrounded by trolls, deadly traps, dangerous enemies, and worst of all... troll snot. Now it's up to you to save them.
New OS X Apps
Free Fonts - Commercial Use OpenType Fonts [OS X; Category: Graphics & Design; Free] Download a new collection of inspiring font designs. This collection currently includes 45 original fonts in OpenType font format, and can be used for any personal and business project.
SimplyMpress [OS X; Category: Graphics & Design; $6.99] SimplyMpress is a typographic and layout tool that lets you quickly create vintage-looking designs for greeting cards, posters, flyers, scrapbooks, and more.
Racing Glider [OS X; Category: Games; $7.99] Racing Glider is a game of acrobatics flight whose subject is a strange kind of hang glider with pedals, the same kind of glider that all flying enthusiasts have dreamed of being able to ride in their childhood.
Patchworkz [OS X; Category: Games; Free] Pick up and play for 5 minutes or for 5 hours. You've been warned, this isn't your typical puzzle game.
Stretch [OS X; Category: Health & Fitness; $3.99] Stretch is an innovative break reminder app.
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