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 iOS and tvOS.
Gorillized Corp. has announced Outline 3.7, an update to the smart digital notebook for iOS devices. The app offers formatting tools, various types of content (text, images, inks, tags, web content, etc.), synchronization options and Microsoft OneNote compatibility. Version 3.7 supports the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil. Outline’s regular price is $11.99, but version 3.7 will cost $2.99 for the first week after release. There is also a lite version of Outline, where Microsoft OneNote compatibility is offered via an in-app purchase.
Viqua Games has unleashed Zombie Escape Free 1.2. The free game features line drawing mechanics used to guide survivors away from zombies to safety. The game features seven kinds of weapons to neutralize zombies ranging from sniper bullets to tesla coils and air strikes. Each has multiple upgrades that the player can buy while playing through the campaign. Weapon types are designed so that they can be strategically used together for better effect.
Redbits Apps has introduced Space War Shoot 'em up, a free multiplayer space shooter game for the Apple TV, iPhone and iPad. It’s designed with quick levels of increasing difficulty to challenge the player. On the Apple TV, the game can be played with the Apple TV remote or a compatible game controller. On iOS devices, the game can be played with the touch screen, or with a game controller. Two game controllers are required for two player games.
Turing Limited and Papertank Limited have launched Trivia Night, a free, multiplayer trivia quiz game for the Apple TV. The Apple TV app asks the questions and everyone answers on their own iPhones and iPads, with each player given ten seconds to answer each question. Each player in turn chooses the question category from a bank of 1500 trivia nuggets. Scores are shown at the end of each 3-question round.
Cynapse has announced Numerics 4.2. It’s an update of the business dashboard app for the Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. It now supports the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil. Numerics processes and creates dashboards by fetching metrics from a variety of services on the device, without using any servers. Version 4.2 also adds 3D Touch support for the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus and integrates with a new service: Intercom, a customer communication platform.
The Numerics update is free for existing users. To celebrate the launch of the new version, the price of Numerics has been dropped by 50 percent to new users for a limited time. It’s normally $9.99.