New and notable apps for July 22, 2013
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! If that's not enough, you can also follow our ongoing coverage of new apps as they are released.
New iOS Apps
Narrato Journal [iPhone; Category: Lifestyle; $3.99] Narrato lets you update your journal on the go. Record your thoughts, ideas, memories, and life events, and have them automatically backed up to the cloud.
iShows [iPhone; Category: Entertainment; $1.99] iShows is the best way to manage and keep track of your favorite TV Shows.
Pacific Rim [iOS Universal; Category: Games; $4.99] Pacific Rim is an all-new action fighting game inspired by the Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures film.
EasyBeats 3 Pro Drum Machine [iOS Universal; Category: Music; $4.99] EasyEasyBeats is built from the ground up to be the quickest and easiest way to create great sounding beats.
Kamikaze Pigs [iOS Universal; Category: Games; $0.99] Squeal, aim, and fire as you send these pork-bellied troops into a chaotic scramble.
Sky Gamblers: Cold War [iOS Universal; Category: Games; $4.99] Become the supreme lord of the skies in the latest Sky Gamblers title: Cold War!Go back in time with this great title and be part of unwritten history and covert operations.
Breach & Clear [iOS Universal; Category: Games; $1.99] Build your Special Operations team, plan and execute advanced missions, and own every angle.
Leisure Suit Larry: Reloaded [iOS Universal; Category: Games; $4.99] Now Larry's original creator, the world-famous game designer Al Lowe, has teamed up with Sierra Vet-eran Josh Mandel, to bring this amazing, perverted game back to life.
Dollarbird - Personal Finance with a Calendar [iPhone; Category: Finance; $0.99] Dollarbird is your complete and flexible money handling tool that helps you put your money where it matters.
Cookmate Multi Timer [iPhone; Category: Utilities; $1.99] Cookmate Multi Timer is a simple tool to help time meals and other household chores.
Better Half [iPhone; Category: Entertainment; $0.99] A time-saving tool to help couples create, coordinate and carry out thoughtful movie and dining dates.
Countdone [iPhone; Category: Productivity; $0.99] Countdone is the essence of the Pomodoro Technique, distilled into a beautifully simple interface. Set time limits for your to-dos and watch as the timer counts down and the screen turns from green to red, motivating you to get things done by applying a gentle amount of pressure.
Crumbles [iPhone; Category: Entertainment; $0.99] Crumbles allows you to scan and drop crumbs on a location. Crumbs are small text messages with an optional tag and url. Inform others about the location, set out routes or explore one, hide easter eggs, leave discount codes or use crumbs in your own innovative way!
Rhonna Designs [iOS Universal; Category: Photography & Video; $1.99] Love to add personality to your photo edits? With Rhonna Designs App, you've got all the tools right at your fingertips to uplift and inspire!
Zumba Dance [iPad; Category: Health & Fitness; $4.99] Take your Zumba® Fitness workout wherever you go with the revolutionary new motion-based Zumba® Dance app.
Farmscapes™ HD [iPad; Category: Games; Free] Earn money by selling fresh veggies, juicy fruits, eggs, flowers and honey from his old farm to the townspeople, and spend it on restoring the landholding back to its grandeur and beauty.
Isometric [iOS Universal; Category: Productivity; $1.99] With Isometric you can compose simple geometric shapes to create beautiful, abstract works of art.
Spendee – see where your money goes [iPhone; Category: Finance; $1.99] Spendee gives you the power of unique data analysis in an adaptable environment that automatically and thoroughly analyzes your income and expenses, giving you intelligent advice on how to make the most of your money.
New OS X Apps
TypeMetal [OS X; Category: Productivity; $29.99] TypeMetal makes writing concise, professional-grade markup fast and efficient, with easily mastered keystrokes that keep your fingertips on the keyboard and your mind on your ideas, not on the minutiae of markup or the details of the app you're using.
Wondershare Player [OS X; Category: Entertainment; Free] With Wondershare Player, you can play virtually any video and simplify your media enjoyment.
QuickShortcuts : Launch web pages and files quickly [OS X; Category: Productivity; Free] QuickShortcuts is a free and very simple to use OS X application designed to act as a launcher of apps, files or web pages.
The Elements [OS X; Category: Reference; $28.99] The Elements is a special OSX edition of the highly acclaimed award-winning iPad app now downloaded over 850,000 times. It is based on the best-selling book by Theodore Gray, Popular Science Magazine's Gray Matter columnist.
Essential Skeleton 2 [OS X; Category: Medical; Free] Essential Skeleton 2 is a fully functional, self-contained app covering the essential anatomy of the skeleton.
ICQ [OS X; Category: Social Networking; Free] Call and send messages for free from your Mac now. ICQ allows you to chat with all of your friends in one app.
iSafe [OS X; Category: Utilities; Free] iSafe allows you to store sensitive information such as passwords or simply just notes you don't want anyone else to see using the highest security standards.
Randomness [OS X; Category: Productivity; Free] Instantly generate random passwords, numbers, colors, coin flips, and card picks.
SteadyTune [OS X; Category: Music; $4.99] Introducing SteadyTune, the menu bar tuner for your 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