A slew of apps updated or made announcements recently, and 9to5Mac gathered the most noteworthy ones in our regular round up below. Today’s selection includes many app sales, including the Resident Evil app franchise, the Game of LIFE for iPad, and Snapheal for Mac, notable updates for popular iOS games, and more apps going iPhone 5, etc. Per usual, we will continue to update this list throughout the day.
Check them out:
- Mainstream apps are now optimized for iPhone 5 and iOS 6 (9to5mac.com)
- Verizon iPhone 5 update eliminates carrier data usage while connected to any Wi-Fi networks (9to5mac.com)
- Apple releases iOS 6 to the masses and its now available over-the-air to iOS 5 users (9to5mac.com)
- Apps and updates: Netflix “Just for Kids”, SoundCloud, OceanHouse Media app sale, and more (9to5mac.com)
1. 1Password Pro for iOS | $14.99 Version 3.7 hit last night for this “special edition of the award-winning 1Password application.” The full changelog includes: improved support for iPhone 5, improved VoiceOver support on iPad, added ability to browse generated passwords on iPad, and general bug fixes.
2. MLB PrePlay for iOS | Free Version 1.1.3 went live last night for this official Major League Baseball prediction game. The full changelog includes:
- New sound effects
- Faster play updates
- iOS 6 compatible
- Improved scoring algorithm
- Extra innings line score
- Updating points at bottom of game screen
- Increased stability during extremely long sessions
- The next update will have iPhone 5 native support!
3. ESPN FC for iOS | Free Version 2.1 is now available for this app that covers all the major leagues and tournaments with comprehensive real-time statistics from around the world. The updated changelog only includes “video alerts for match highlights!” The new feature is available in select countries.
Support for iOS 6 or iPhone 5:
1. Birzzle Pandora for iOS and Birzzle Pandora HD for iPad | Free (limited time) Version 2.0.8 landed today for this popular Asian drag-and-drop block puzzle game about birds. The updated changelog only includes “iOS 6 compatibility.”
2. IM+ and IM+ Pro for iOS | Free (Non-Pro), $9.99 (Pro) Version 7.3 just rolled out for this popular chat client. The full change log includes support for iOS 6 and iPhone 5, a new Message queue, UI improvements, and general bug fixes.
iOS App Price Drops:
1. Dexter the Game for iOS | 99 cents (original $5.99) Unspecified limited time only sale to celebrate season 7 premiere. 2. Resident Evil Mercenaries VS. for iOS | 99 cents (original $4.99) Limited time only sale until Oct. 8 to celebrate new franchise film premiere. 3. Resident Evil 4: Platinum iOS | 99 cents (original $4.99) Limited time only sale until Oct. 8 to celebrate new franchise film premiere. 4. Resident Evil 4 iPad Edition | 99 cents (original $6.99) Limited time only sale until Oct. 8 to celebrate new franchise film premiere. 5. Sleep Time+ Alarm Clock for iOS | Free (original 99 cents) Free for a limited time; sponsored by APPODAY. 6. Tiny Troopers for iOS | Free (original 99 cents) One-week sale only. 7. The Game of Life for iPad | 99 cents (original $6.99) Daily Deal—80 percent discount! 8. Hunters 2 for iOS | 99 cents (original $4.99) Unspecified limited time only sale.
Mac App Price Drops:
1. Snapheal for OS X | $7.99 cents (original $19.99) 60 percent off for a “very limited time!”