Camera+, Facetune, Screens

updated 09:42 am EST, Fri February 21, 2014 | Posted in iPhone Apps

Camera+ 5.1 ($2) - Camera+ builds on the default camera app by adding extra shooting features, editing options, and photo filters. Within the app users can set the exposure separately from the focus, as well as use a horizon level to eliminate crooked shots. Version 5.1 offers a refined Lab, which includes various usability tweaks. Users can also now take widescreen photos with the new 16x9 shooting mode, and numerous bugs have been fixed. [Download - 27.4MB]

Facetune 2.1.3 ($4) - Facetune is a photo touch-up tool that can be used to make various adjustments to faces. The app includes tools for smoothing skin, adjusting hair color, removing imperfections such as pimples, and enhancing eyes. A Japanese localization has been added with this release. [Download - 40.4MB]

Screens 3.2 ($20) - Screens is a screen sharing and VNC client that can be used to connect remotely to any Mac, Windows or Linux computer. Support is included for controlling a computer with gestures, while a scrollable shortcuts toolbar gives quick access to other functions. A new trackpad mode allows the iOS device to act like a more traditional trackpad, instead of a requiring users to control their computer with gestures. iCloud Keychain support has also been added, along with various other bug fixes and improvements. [Download - 6.1MB]

Pandora Radio 5.2.1 (free) - Pandora Radio is a music streaming service that lets users create personalized stations based on their favorite artists, songs, genres, or composers. Several minor bugs have been fixed in this update. [Download - 27.4MB]

Facebook 7.0 (free) - Facebook is a mobile client that allows users to access a Facebook account. Support is include for viewing profiles and the news feed, updating a personal status, sending messages, and more. Version 7.0 is strictly a maintenance update that resolves a number of bugs. [Download - 60.3MB]

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