Notable apps and app updates for Dec. 15, 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.

iOS Apps/Updates

Imagam has introduced Waver Cloud Music Player 1.0. The US$2.99 music app you to create a personal streaming service with Dropbox, Google Drive, Box, OneDrive, SMB Server, WebDav Server, SoundCloud, FTP and more. It offers light and dark theme modes, with FLAC format support so you can enjoy your favorite tracks in the best quality.

Martin Man has unleashed Pet Monitor 1.0. The $4.99 pet monitoring solution allows pet owners to keep an eye on their four-legged friends from anywhere. Users simply setup an iOS device at home, and then connect to it at any time to view their pets on an iOS device. The app notifies owners when the pet barks, allowing them to both watch and talk to their pet.

macOS Apps/Updates

The Alchemist Guild has conjured up DockShelf 1.5, an update to their popular Dock management utility for macOS. 

Version 1.5 allows unlimited mini-desktops. DockShelf lets you place unlimited docks around your desktop so you never run out of space again for your commonly used files, folders and applications. Launching your favorite documents and apps is faster because you control where your docks are positioned, how many are on screen, how they're labeled and when they're visible.

DockShelf 1.5 costs $4.99 and is available worldwide through the Mac App Store. It can also be purchased from Alchemist Guild online.  A demo is available for download.