New and notable apps for iOS and OS X, July 1, 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! All prices are USD.
New iOS Apps
Wibbitz: Watch your news as video summaries [iPhone; Category: News; Free] Wibbitz creates beautiful video summaries out of text articles. It's a perfect way to stay updated on the latest news from around the world when you're on-the-go.
0h Hai [iPhone; Category: Photography & Video; Free] Load photo, make awesome, share.
Thesys [iPad; Category: Music; $14.99] Thesys is an extremely powerful and intuitive MIDI stepsequencer app, giving you control over just about all aspects of your favorite MIDI devices.
Weathertron - Live Rain, Snow, Clouds & Temperatures [iOS Universal; Category: Weather; $0.99] Weathertron is a live infographic of the entire day's weather. See exactly what to expect from every minute of the day - clouds, rain, snow, and temps - on one screen.
GV Mobile + 3 for Google Voice [iPhone; Category: Productivity; $2.99] GV Mobile + is the original full featured Google Voice client, satisfying customers since 2009.
Magic 2014 [iPad; Category: Games; Free] Magic: The Gathering is the world's premier trading card game. Become a Planeswalker and travel the planes of existence unleashing a torrent of spells and creatures.
Hero of Many [iPad; Category: Games; $1.99] Hero Of Many takes you on an epic journey as a tiny hero in a dangerous world. But you're not alone; you lead a swarm of water-beings through fierce battles for freedom across four different worlds and twenty-six choreographed levels.
League of Evil 3 [iOS Universal; Category: Games; $1.99] The Agent and his "bad-guy turned good guy" chum are back for more tough as nails platforming with the series that redefined touch screen mobile gaming.
Motion Tennis [iPhone; Category: Games; $7.99] Motion Tennis truly puts the racquet in the palm of your hand and brings Motion Gaming to your iPhone using Apple TV.
LAYTON BROTHERS MYSTERY ROOM [iOS Universal; Category: Games; Free] LAYTON BROTHERS MYSTERY ROOM is a new crime-solving mystery game featuring none other than the son of the great Professor Layton.
Siegecraft TD [iOS Universal; Category: Games; $2.99] Build your own castle defense and protect the Knights from the evil Lizardmen.
New OS X Apps
Briefly [OS X; Category: Photography & Video; $4.99] Still motion videos are a neat and fun way to show hundreds and hundreds of your photos within a few minutes. Briefly lets you create these videos with just a few clicks. Import your photos (from your hard drive, flickr or Instagram) and a soundtrack and Briefly does the rest for you.
Strata [OS X; Category: Games; $2.99] A truly unique puzzle experience embracing simplicity, elegance, and challenge. Strata paints a simple yet challenging puzzle game onto a sophisticated canvas of color and sound.
NoteSuite [OS X; Category: Productivity; $4.99] NoteSuite combines world-class note-taking, to-do management, web-page clipping, and document organizing in one app.
TypeMetal [OS X; Category: Productivity; $29.99] TypeMetal is both a handy HTML notepad and a serious structured writing tool, designed to help you produce modern, semantic, streamlined HTML with ease and agility.
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