GoodReader 4, Xbox SmartGlass, Beam

updated 11:16 am EDT, Wed June 4, 2014 | Posted in iPhone Apps

GoodReader 4 4.1 ($3) - GoodReader is a PDF reader that features both annotation and cloud sync capabilities. In v4.1 Google Drive connections now support Auto Sync and Google’s 2-step authorization. In addition, the update also includes a fix for an issue that could prevent remote connections via a proxy. [Download - 40.6MB]

Xbox SmartGlass 2.5 (free) - Xbox SmartGlass allows users to control an Xbox 360 console with an iOS device. The free app can be used to navigate through the console's interface, as well as enter text, control media playback, and browse the internet. Version 2.5 now allows users to see all of their TV and app channels in one place with the OneGuide. A cable or satellite box and TV can also now be controlled with a new universal remote control, and Twitch broadcasts can be found and played right in the app. [Download - 28.5MB]

Beam 3.0.1 (free) - Beam is a tool that can be used to make payments right on an iOS device. The latest release now displays a larger QR code on the Beam Code screen, and includes a photo gallery for stores and offers. A number of minor bugs have also been resolved. [Download - 16.8MB]

Threes! 1.1 ($2) - Threes! is a small game about matching numbers. Version 1.1 features a range of optimizations that improve performance and load times, especially on older devices. An option to clear all game progress has also been added, alogn with a landscape mode for the iPad. [Download - 46.5MB]

Unread 1.3 ($5) - Unread is an RSS reader that can help users stay up-to-date on all of their favorite news feeds. The app includes support for a number of RSS syncing services, including FeedWrangler, Feedbin, and Feedly, and offers a full-screen reading view with multiple themes. The latest release offers improved scrolling performance, a new option to clear read items by shaking the device, and a range of bug fixes. [Download - 27.5MB]

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