A slew of apps updated, launched or made announcements recently, and 9to5Mac gathered the most noteworthy ones in our regular round up below. Today’s crop includes a new game from the makers of Angry Birds, a fresh app for finding and outsourcing well-paid jobs, a few app sales, and more. Per usual, we will continue to update this list throughout the day.
Check them out:
- WordPress iOS app gets interface overhaul, new power-user features, performance boost (9to5mac.com)
- Facebook rebuilds iOS app for speed, runs twice as fast, instant photo loading, out today (9to5mac.com)
- Apps & updates: The World Ends with You, CNN 2012 U.S. Election Center, Clueful, more (9to5mac.com)
- WordPress iOS app gets interface overhaul (9to5mac.com)
Bad Piggies for iOS and Mac | Launches Sept. 27
Rovio, the brains behind Angry Birds and Amazing Alex, just teased its next big release: Bad Piggies. There is no additional information regarding the game or pricing, but Rovio CEO Mikael Hed said, “Bad Piggies gives you the chance to play as the second-most-loved characters in the Angry Birds universe, and explore this rich world through their green eyes.”
Bad Piggies will launch on Sept 27 on iOS, Android & Mac - Windows 8 & PC following soon after. Stay tuned for more! #badpiggies— Bad Piggies (@BadPiggies) September 4, 2012
Sidekicker for iOS | Free
Sidekicker launched today, and it allows folks to small jobs in their area. The minimum wage is $25 per hour, and users even can outsource jobs with the app. The ability to add special instructions and set a wage is also included.
TouchArcade for iOS | Free
TouchArcade, the app that finds the hottest new games for iOS, just went to version 1.1. It is now universal with full iPad support and features push notifications for private messages. The usual bug fixes and improvements were also included in the update.
Oh, and Calculator Pro for iPhone (originally $2.99), music video-making photography app Vidify for iOS (originally $1.99), and skill and strategy app OLO game for iOS (originally $1.99) are each free for today.
Keep checking back for more!