Notable apps and app updates for Feb. 2, 2018

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

Life Ninja has launched HIIT Revolution. The app promises” to bring all the benefits of a high-intensity interval training class to the user's own home, hotel room or office.” It also offers an extensive library of streamable instruction videos, in addition to animated workout sequences, and more. HIIT Revolution is free, but does tout in-app purchases.

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Learnia has debuted Learnia, a math and spelling app for the iPad. To make progress, kids have to master skill stones that contain lectures, exercises and a final challenge. Skill stones can be mastered to a bronze, silver or gold level enticing kids to try hard or come back later to "nail it." Learnia teaches spelling and common core aligned math grade 1, 2, and 3. It’s free, but does tout in-app purchases.

macOS Apps/Updates

Isle of the Kakapo has rolled out RailModeller Pro 6.0, an update to their model railroad and slot car layout design solution for macOS (10.10 or later). The new version introduces Community Layouts.

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RailModeller Pro offers design tools that enable hobbyists to design model train and slot car track layouts via drag and drop. The app includes a library catalog covering over 200 track systems in all major model scales, as well as scalable accessories, allowing for custom designs of any layout a user can visualize.

RailModeller Pro 6.0 is available for $39.99 exclusively at  the Mac App Store. A free version, RailModeller Express - which is suitable for smaller layouts with a limited number of tracks is also available through the Mac App Store in the Graphics and Design category.