All the best new apps and app reviews last week on TUAW
Last week was a busy one for app news and announcements, giving your favorite TUAW writers a chance to post some great reviews of the apps that grace their home screens. Here's a quick roundup of our recent reviews -- and a few app roundups -- you may have missed:
- Zodiac Dodge asks you to save a monkey from a familiar Mario enemy
- FlixAPix adds animated transitions to your iOS photos
- TechSmith Fuse eases iOS to Mac/PC media transfers
- Daily App: Turn yourself into a rocket scientist with SimpleRockets
- RedShift is a nailbiter of a game for iOS
- Daily App: Litely uses a soft touch when applying filters to your photos
- The amazing Word Lens app for iOS is now free
- Daily App: Why 100 Balls is at the top of the App Store charts
- The MotorMouth lets you tell the world exactly what you think
- Table Tennis Touch should be twice as expensive as it is
- Marco Polo: find your iPhone by shouting at it
- Telenav Scout for iOS now powered by OpenStreetMap
- Plants by Tinybop [iOS Universal; $1.99] Unearth the secrets of the green kingdom!
- Note by LKMAKE for iPhone [iPhone; $2.99] Yet another note app for iPhone, iPad and Mac.
- Bill Killem [iOS Universal; Free] Storm the rooftops of Los Angeles with guns blazing as you fight for Earth in all its pixel glory.
- Drawn to Life [iOS Universal; $4.99] Draw your own Hero to save the world!
- Darkrume [iPad; $2.99] Darkrume is the best Flickr Client for your iPad to be designed yet.
- Bounden [iPhone; $3.99] A whimsical dancing game for two players, with choreography by the Dutch National Ballet. Twist and twirl elegantly, or get entangled with a friend.
- OmniFocus 2 [OS X; $39.99] We understand, you're busy. You've got stuff to do. Work. Home. Play.
- Activehours - Unlock your pay [iPhone; Free] Activehours lets you get your paycheck anytime you want. Why wait until payday?
- Swaly [iPhone; Free] Swaly allows you to localize yourself in real time and to share your position with your friends!
- Road Story [iOS Universal; Free] Control cars to avoid crashes and become crossroads operator. Gain experience and level up to unlock new powerful bonus cars and new crossroads.
- MyAScript [OS X; Free] MyAScript - you can save and run AppleScripts on your Mac
- Frontline: Road to Moscow [iOS Universal; $2.99] Seize Russia. Win the war. The German Army needs YOU to command their forces into the most ambitious invasion plan ever imagined: invade Russia and lead the mighty Wehrmacht on towards Moscow.
- Alone in the Dark® [iOS Universal; $0.99] Solve the mystery behind the suspicious death of Jeremy Hartwood!
- Fallen Lords [iPad; $1.99] Fallen Lords is a cooperative board game in which you and up to 3 friends explore the buried city and defeat the Fallen Lords before they escape their ancient bonds!
- Slyde [iPhone; Free] Slyde is the place to discover, follow, and share hot new music singles the way they were meant to be experienced, directly from the artists! All for free!
- Powershot [OS X; $0.99] Powershot will be an essential screen capture app in your Mac.
- BOOM 909! [iPad; $0.99] Boom 909 integrates one of the most popular drum machines of the 80's into the modern mobile producers workflow.
- Record of Agarest War [iOS Universal; $14.99] HyperDevbox is proud to announce that the massively popular tactical role-playing game (J-RPG) for home video game consoles, Record of Agarest War (English version), is now available for iOS.
- Campaign Monitor [iPhone; Free] Monitor gives you real-time campaign and subscriber reporting in your pocket, so you can keep in touch with what's happening in your account when you're on-the-go.
- EchoHam [OS X; Free] EchoHam allows Amateur Radio operators to use the Echolink network from their iMac.
- iPastels [OS X; Free] Simulating soft (chalk) pastels, oil pastels and color blending, the iPastels app tries to be as realistic as possible.
TUAW will be back next week with another round of app reviews, so be sure to drop by to see what's new and what's cool.
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