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New and notable apps for iOS and OS X, November 18, 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 stand-out 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

  • Art Set - Pro Edition [iPad; Category: Entertainment; $7.99] This stunningly beautiful app is like having a virtual art set right inside your iPad. Paint and draw via the photo realistic interface with tools that look and feel incredibly like the real thing.

  • Farming Simulator 14 [iOS Universal; Category: Games; $2.99] Start your agricultural career in Farming Simulator 14 on mobile and tablet! Take control of your farm and its fields to fulfil your harvesting dreams.

  • Robotic Drums [iOS Universal; Category: Music; $4.99] Robotic Drums is an analog modeled drum synth coupled with a probability sequencer. This special combination, makes the app suitable for live sound manipulation, sequence experimentation and regular beats.

  • Taasky - Beautiful, simple and easy to use task manager [iPhone; Category: Productivity; $0.99] Taasky is the most beautiful task manager app for iOS yet. It provides innovative features and unique and visually appealing design.

  • Football Manager Handheld™ 2014 [iOS Universal; Category: Games; $9.99] Football Manager Handheld 2014 is the best-selling and most realistic football management game available for mobile and tablet devices.

  • GT Racing 2: The Real Car Experience [iOS Universal; Category: Games; Free] GT Racing 2: The Real Car Experience is a true-to-life automotive journey featuring the most prestigious cars in the world.

  • EPOCH.2 [iOS Universal; Category: Games; $2.99] EPOCH has trekked across a war-ravaged country to find the one person he was programmed to protect: the Princess, Amelia.

  • Tilt to Live 2: Redonkulous [iOS Universal; Category: Games; $2.99] Return to a world of fast-paced, tilt-only arcade action! You'll flee a relentless onslaught of dastardly dots, desperately darting between single-use weapon orbs.

  • MC Oscilloscope [iOS Universal; Category: Music; $4.99] MC Oscilloscope is a powerful digital multichannel oscilloscope for your iPad or iPhone. In combination with an external multichannel USB-audio-interface it is capable of displaying up to 8 channels (per source) simultaneously. It also includes a multichannel full scale level meter.

  • ProCam XL [iPad; Category: Photography & Video; $0.99] ProCam XL has been redesigned from the ground up to perfectly compliment iOS 7 with a focus on function over form while still bringing a beautifully streamlined interface.

  • BIAS - Amps! [iPad; Category: Music; $19.99] BIAS is an Amp Designer, Modeler and Processor for iPad. It's warm, accurate and more versatile than any other modeler, processor in hardware or software ever created.

  • Voodo 2 - Easy Todo [iOS Universal; Category: Productivity; $2.99] Voodo is a simple yet powerful todo app. With Voodo, you just Get Things Done, never make things up.

  • Filterstorm Neue [iOS Universal; Category: Photography & Video; $3.99] Filterstorm Neue provides you with all the photo editing tools you need; everything from powerful masking tools to simple pre-made filters.

  • Monsters Rising [iOS Universal; Category: Games; $3.99] Be the Monster! In this 3D action-strategy game, collect, upgrade and control your monsters directly, as gesture-driven gameplay is taken to all-new heights.

  • Sid Meiers Ace Patrol: Pacific Skies [iOS Universal; Category: Games; $4.99] Take flight over the treacherous Pacific waters where ace pilots redefine historic World War II battles! Skillfully pilot the most iconic American and Japanese fighter planes of the Pacific War while representing the Army or Navy.

  • Runtime - Simple Run Tracking [iPhone; Category: Health & Fitness; $2.99] Runtime is a simple run tracking app designed from the ground up for iOS 7 and optimized to take advantage of the iPhone 5s. Use Runtime to track your route, time, speed, pace, and altitude everywhere you go for a run/walk/hike/jog/jaunt etc.

New OS X Apps

  • Rail Maze 2 [OS X; Category: Games; Free] Escape PIRATES and GHOSTS on rails, control semaphores and avoid steam and lava. Have a lot of fun!

  • SkyDrive [OS X; Category: Productivity; Free] SkyDrive for Mac is the easiest way to access your SkyDrive from your Mac.

  • Unbound [OS X; Category: Photography & Video; $9.99] Unbound was designed with speed as a priority. Everything from the initial app launch to scrolling through your thumbs is incredibly responsive. Access photos whenever you want without having to wait.

  • Instacast [OS X; Category: News; $9.99] Managing a large collection of podcasts is easy with Instacast. Browse the online directory, import your subscriptions, customize settings for individual podcasts, sort episodes into different playlists and find exactly what you're looking for in just a few clicks.

  • Blueprint [OS X; Category: Business; $59.99] Blueprint provides complete integration of project management, contact management, tasks, documents, notes, events and archiving, and automatically syncs with Apple native apps.

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