Pear Note, NextGuide, Snapseed

updated 11:55 am EDT, Mon September 10, 2012 | Posted in iPhone Apps

Pear Note 2.0 ($5) - Pear Note allows users to simultaneously record audio and take notes. The app also links text to audio, allowing users to jump exactly to the point in a recording when a note was taken. Version 2.0 is now a universal app that works on the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Text editing has also been improved, along with the method used for uploading to Dropbox. Additionally, a number of small bugs have been fixed. [Download - 1.8MB]

NextGuide 1.0 (free) - NextGuide is a TV guide optimized for the iPad that combines live TV listings with movies and TC shows that can be found on Netflix and iTunes. Within the app users can create custom categories based on different criteria, and the guide will then alert users when things relating to theses categories are on TV. [Download - 15.3MB]

Snapseed 1.4.1 ($20) - Snapseed is a photo editing app that includes a number of basic adjustment tools and image filters. In addition to several built-in filters, the app includes a Selective Adjust feature that is based on the company's U Point technology found in Viveza. The v1.4.1 update includes several small bug fixes and optimizations. [Download - 17MB]

Awesome Note HD 3.10 ($5) - Awesome Note HD is an iPad optimized note application that includes support for text, photos, maps, drawings. Notes can be shared with others via e-mail or SMS with photos, drawings, and maps included as attachments. Additionally, notes can be synced with Google Docs or Evernote. The latest release can automatically sync with Evernote, and includes support for the Evernote Tag synchronization. [Download - 45.6MB]

Impaktor 1.0 ($5) - Impaktor is a drum synthesizer that can turn any surface into a playable percussion instrument. The app monitors acoustic impulses from the built-in microphone and uses each as a trigger for different drum sounds. Using a semi-modular architecture and several types of synthesis, Impaktor can simulate a range of acoustic and electronic tones. [Download - 3.5MB]

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