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App updates you don't want to miss - December 13, 2013 edition


It has been a busy few weeks in the App Store with a bunch of app updates landing on iOS and OS X. Grab a cup of joe and check out our list of notable updates from the past few weeks! You can also follow them on a rolling basis on our website.

iOS Apps

  • Plant Nanny [iPhone; Category: Health & Fitness; Free] Plant Nanny combines health with fun to remind you to drink water regularly. Update to version 1.4.8 includes new plants, flowerpots, and scenes. Also some special items for Xmas.

  • Warhammer Quest [iOS Universal; Category: Games; $4.99] The first Warhammer game to arrive on iOS. Version 1.2 includes a New Witch Hunter Warrior, Necromancers and Skeletons Enemy Pack, Vampires and Zombies Enemy Pack and Vampire Count Tileset.

  • Minecraft – Pocket Edition [iOS Universal; Category: Games; $6.99] Minecraft is about placing blocks to build things and going on adventures. Version 0.8.0 is a major update bring new Minecarts, rails and powered rails; New crops and food types; new textures and colours and more.

  • MoneyWiz - Personal Finance [iPhone; Category: Finance; $4.99] Have all your accounts, transactions, budgets and bills in one place. Version 1.5.0 includes full screen reports, improved UI and better syncing across devices.

  • Tydlig - Calculator Reimagined [iOS Universal; Category: Utilities; $4.99] Tydlig is a revolutionary new kind of calculator that sheds the legacy limitations of old devices, for a truly modern calculation experience. In version 1.1 , Tydlig is now a universal app and includes a new clear button.

  • Fantastical 2 [iPhone; Category: Productivity; $3.99] Fantastical 2 is the fastest and friendliest scheduling app you'll ever use. Version 2.0.3 includes Waze support, updated TextExpander support and bug fixes.

  • CameraBag 2 [iPhone; Category: Photography & Video; Free] CameraBag 2 is the world's first hi-fi photo app, featuring a massive number of the highest-quality styles and adjustments in an elegant, minimal interface. Version 2.3.0 now preserves metadata.

  • MindNode [iOS Universal; Category: Productivity; $9.99] MindNode makes mind mapping easy. Version 3.0.1 includes a new shortcut to delete nodes and connections and a handful of bug fixes.

  • ARGUS - Motion and Fitness Tracker by Azumio [iPhone; Category: Health & Fitness; $1.99] Argus turns your iPhone into a sophisticated health and fitness device as it monitors and manages your activities. Version 2.8.63 includes fitbit import, new activity recording dashboard, more stats in activity details screen and more.

  • Note Anytime [iOS Universal; Category: Productivity; $1.99] Capture, share, and access your inspiration anytime, anywhere in this note taking app. Version 2.0 includes new pens, password protection, search/replace text and more.

  • EPOCH.2 [iOS Universal; Category: Games; $2.99] The epic saga of post-apocalyptic robot combat continues. Version 1.1 includes 64-bit support, new armor type, new weapon and more.

  • Elements For Dropbox - A Markdown Notes and Writing App [iOS Universal; Category: Productivity; $4.99] Elements is a dedicated Markdown and Dropbox powered writing environment for iOS. Version 2.8 includes new iOS 7 inspired UI, multi-markdown support, new font options and more.

  • Terraria [iOS Universal; Category: Games; $4.99] Adventure to the ends of the earth, and defeat villainous bosses along the way. The world is your canvas. Version 1.1.5 includes new christmas theme with a new Christmas pet that' summoned with a new ornaments and presents from vanquished foes.

OS X Apps

  • Airmail [OS X; Category: Utilities; $1.99] Airmail - The powerful mail client with a minimal design and intuitive interaction. Version 1.3 includes collapsable folders, advanced search, integration with calendar and reminders, integrations with 2Do and Evernote and more.

  • iStudiez Pro [OS X; Category: Productivity; $2.99] Take charge of your schedule and put iStudiez Pro to work for you. Version 1.2 adds support for OS X 10.9 Mavericks.

  • iMuscle 2 [OS X; Category: Health & Fitness; $4.99] iMuscle 2 provides users with the ability to zoom into an area on our 3D human body and tap on a muscle to reveal exercises and stretches targeted to the development and/or rehabilitation of that specific muscle. Version 3.9 includes OS X 10.9 compatibility, new input controls for reps, weights, etc, improved filters and more.

  • Skitch [OS X; Category: Productivity; Free] . Screen cap an image and make a friend laugh with you or inspire a student by labeling the insides of a robot. Versoin 2.7.1 includes the labeling of high-resolution images in the bottom bar as "hi-res", the option to export hi-res images at low resolution and more.

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