Notable apps and app updates for Feb. 2, 2016

On a regular basis, Apple World Today posts a list of notable new apps or app updates that have been released. They may not necessarily be new, but they're popular and deserve mention. Here are today's picks for Mac OS X and iOS.

Mac OS X Apps/Updates

SweetP Productions has served up Cookie 5.0, an update to their cookie management product for Mac OS X.

The app can be configured to automatically remove any security threats including tracking cookies, unnecessary cookies, flash cookies, silverlight, and databases from your Mac. Version 5.0 has been re-written from the ground-up to support El Capitan and supports Safari, Firefox, Chrome, Chromium, and Opera browsers.

Cookie 5.0 requires El Capitan and costs . It can be purchased at the product website or the Mac App Store.

AssistiveWare and Acapela Group have introduced what they say is the world's first genuine Swedish text-to-speech children's voices. Available through Infovox iVox both voices can read any text on Mac. 

Combined with AssistiveWare's word processor Wrise, the voices can support Swedish children in reading and writing. The children's voices are also available in AssistiveWare's Pictello, a visual storytelling app that's often used in the classroom for social stories and schedules to support children with autism. Free demos of Infovox iVox and Wrise can be download from the AssistiveWare website.

Paragon Software has released Paragon Camptune X 10.10, the system utility for easy and fast redistribution of disk space on OS X systems. The updated version comes with a redesigned user interface, and allows owners of the free edition to also work with Boot Camp. 2GB can now be reallocated between OS X and Windows for free.

Paragon Camptune X 10.10 requires Mac OS X 10.6 or higher. It’s a free update for registered users. For new users the cost is $19.95.

Ashlar-Vellum has announced Graphite 10, the latest release of their 2D/3D CAD wireframe drafting package for Mac OS X and Windows. 

The tool offers precision wire-frame drafting. Version 10 offers support for the latest operating systems including Mac OS X El Capitan. Other important enhancements have been added to the software's 2D PDF import and export.

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Upgrade pricing is available to Graphite v10 from previous versions of 9, 8 and 7. For a complete list of prices, enhancements and their descriptions, visit Ashlar-Vellum online.

OS Apps/Updates for the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

Matthias Martin has announced Slide On Ice 1.0. It’s a free puzzle game in places must solve puzzles on 45 levels and collect coins. 

too juice has introduced Stories by Gus on the Go 1.0.2. The free educational app is designed to help users establish an elementary understanding of the language through basic grammar and vocabulary development. Featuring Interactive lessons and entertaining games, children will travel throughs short stories such as Goldilocks and the Three Bears and the Three Little Pigs, learning a new language along the way.

E-Link Entertainment has released Air Force Fury 1.0.6. In the free game, you command your own Air Force and unleash fury over the skies with Air Force Fury. Players manage their own modern Air Force base, amass an arsenal of fighter jets, bombers, gunships, mechs and more.

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CreativeFactory s.r.o. has launched AirMood 1.1, an update to their fitness app developed for iOS devices. It’s a $0.99 breathing tool that guides users through various breathing techniques. AirMood includes an Apple Watch App as well as reminders to help stay on track with breathing goals.