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    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 the best new apps -- you may have missed.

    App Reviews

    New and Notable Apps

    • Bricks – Arcade Game [iOS Universal; $0.99] Test your reaction skills! Rotate your iPhone or iPad 360 degrees to knock out all bricks and reach the top of the leaderboards in this totally new arcade experience.

    • Haunted House [iOS Universal; Free] Run for your life! Based on the classic Atari hit of the same name, Haunted House® is the re-imagined update filled with non-stop thrills and chills.

    • HexMiner [OS X; Free] HexMiner is a hex editor with features such as work with large files, multiple character encodings and more.

    • ClickPhoto [iOS Universal; $0.99] ClickPhoto is a simple and easy to use application that allows the user to take an image by clicking their fingers.

    • Last Inua - An Arctic Adventure [iOS Universal; $3.99] LAST INUA is an award winning platform adventure game featuring an Inuit father and his son on their epic quest for survival against the elements.

    • Atom Run [iOS Universal; 42.99] Atom Run is an action-packed retro-futuristic platform game, in a superb mechanical-dynamic world. Jump, push, run and avoid the many dangers you'll encounter.

    • 9/11 Museum Audio Guide [iPhone; Free] Enhance your experience of the 9/11 Memorial Museum by using the official audio guide. The Museum honors the 2,983 people killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and February 26, 1993.

    • Swarm by Foursquare [iPhone; Free] Swarm, the new app from Foursquare, is the fastest way to keep up and meet up with your friends. With Swarm, you can easily see who's out nearby and who wants to hang out later.

    • Thomas Was Alone [iPad; $8.99] Meet Thomas, a curious rectangle, and help him unravel the mysteries of his existence in a wonderfully strange world.

    • Sago Mini Space Explorer [iOS Universal; $2.99] Blast into space with Harvey the dog. Invite Harvey out to play among the stars and planets.

    • Hitman: Absolution - Elite Edition [OS X; $28.99] Become Agent 47, a genetically-engineered killer, and use your skill and ingenuity to turn assassination into an art.

    • List One [OS X; Free] All your lists on one view. Customize, Share, Sync with iPad, iPhone and iPod using your iCloud account.

    • Teleprompt+ 3 [iOS Universal; $14.99] Teleprompt+ 3 offers many advanced options and features that will enable you to custom tailor your prompting setup according to your needs.

    • MovieLaLa [iPad; Free] MovieLaLa is a social network that helps anyone share and discover coming attractions through a personalized upcoming feed, share their favorites with friends, and find friends to go to movies with.

    • FusionVOX [iOS Universal; Free] Use FusionVOX to assist & organise your daily life. Manage your daily tasks & increase productivity for study, music, business, home & much more with this new amazing memo & projects App!

    • Twistam [iPhone; Free] Make two film clips: one with the front camera and one with back and blend them into one video clip!

    • Pantomime 3D [iOS Universal; Free] Mind-bending Pantomime 3D™ turns any iPad, iPhone or iPod touch into an advanced 3D game paddle. Play in realistic 3D worlds on your table by swinging your mobile device - while you apparently look right through its screen.

    • MagicSketch 2 [OS X; $4.99] With MagicSketch have fun and create professional quality sketch software.

    • Publisher Plus [OS X; $19.99] Publisher Plus is a powerful desktop publishing and page layout app for both business and home use.

    • Elephant Drop [iOS Universal; Free] Press and hold on either side of the screen to avoid thunderclouds and hit other objects to slow down.

    • RecordRun [iOS Universal; Free] Record Run puts you in the middle of your music, chasing records and dodging obstacles to the beat in a crazy musical world.

    • AFilter [iPhone; $1.99] Over 245 free effects are shown to you in this application.

    • KeroBlaster [iPhone; $4.99] A classically-styled 2D side scrolling action game packed with adventure, for iPhone & iPod touch.

    • Heroes : A Grail Quest [iOS Universal; $0.99] Heroes : A Grail Quest is a turn-based strategy game in a fantasy world.

    • Kiwanuka [iOS Universal; $1.99] Kiwanuka! Only you can save us all! Guide the lost citizens to freedom. Discover forgotten dreams. Use the magical staff to tower and climb. Good luck on your journey!

    • [OS X; $1.99] Enjoy TWiT Live streaming, interact with Leo's Chat room live, and view the previously recorded shows!

    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.

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