Time Tangle, Tiny Wings, Uber

updated 03:01 pm EDT, Thu August 14, 2014 | Posted in iPhone Apps

Time Tangle 1.0.1 ($3) - Time Tangle places players in the Land of Ooo, where they must restore order after Finn broke the Time Totem. A number of the major crashing issues occurring during loading screens and after pressing the Start Questing button have been fixed in this update. The size of buttons for touch controls has also been increased and a number of other small bugs have been resolved. [Download - 132.6MB]

Tiny Wings 2.1 ($1) - Tiny Wings is a game where players help a small bird fly by using hills as jumps. The game employs a one button control layout that allows users to flap the birds wings to gain extra flight time by tapping the screen. Version 2.1 introduces the Tuna Islands, complete with five all new levels. [Download - 12.8MB]

Uber 2.35 (free) - Uber is a ride-sharing service that can connect users with private drivers in their area. Within the app users can request a ride and compare rates for different vehicles. The app also provides live updates on their drivers location to help customers find their ride. The latest release is a minor update that includes a number of localization improvements. [Download - 13.7MB]

Movies by Flixster 6.15 (free) - Movies provides users with reviews, trailers, and showtimes for all of the movies currently in theaters. Users can also find information on upcoming movies and titles recently released on DVD. The v6.15 update includes a new trailer quality setting in the Settings screen. [Download - 23.4MB]

Dispatch 2.1 ($5) - Dispatch is a mobile e-mail client that includes text expansion and tools for keeping tasks organized. Version 2.1 introduces a number of new actions, including Send to Todoist, Open in iCabMobile, Export as PDF, and Send to DashPlus. Users can also now edit items in bulk, as well as set a default account for sending e-mails form in the unified inbox. A number of bugs have also been resolved with the update. [Download - 14.2MB]

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QuarkXPress 2016 now shipping

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Kanex debuts GoPower USB-C for MacBooks

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