Orderly, Outline+, WebCapture+

updated 02:50 pm EST, Mon November 12, 2012 | Posted in iPhone Apps

Orderly 2.2 ($2) - Orderly is a productivity app that lets users manage all of their to-do lists. Once a to-do is created it is placed on one of three shelves based on priority. Users can view all their to-dos, expand and contract them with pinch gestures, edit items, change their priority, mark them as complete, or swipe them to delete. Version 2.2 introduces location based reminders, as well as new themes and updated graphics. Additionally, users can now copy lists with a single gesture. [Download - 10.2MB]

Outline+ 2.3 ($15) - Outline+ is a OneNote reader and editor that lets users store all of their OneNote documents on the iPad. The v2.3 update adds support for annotating notes with customizable pens and highlighters. All annotations are saved directly to the note and can be synced directly to the desktop OneNote software. Users have also been given the option to protect notes with a 4-symbol password. [Download - 55MB]

WebCapture+ 1.2.1 ($2) - WebCapture+ can be used to capture screenshots of any webpage. Options are included for capturing both the visible portion of the page and the entire page, as well as for resizing the final image. Support for Facebook has been added with this release, along with a number of minor bug fixes. [Download - 1.2MB]

BTT Remote 1.1 ($2) - BTT Remote includes a number of tools for controlling a Mac-based computer. The app includes a multitouch trackpad feature, along with support for storing hotkey actions for any application. Access is also provided to any desktop app's menubar, as well as to the system's file hierarchy. [Download - 3.6MB]

Diamond Ball 1.0 ($1) - Diamond Ball is an adventure game where players attempt to find and collect the 7 Diamond Balls. The game is based on a simple mechanic where players attempt to jump from platform to platform by simply tapping on the screen. Wind speeds affect each jump, while gold scattered throughout the game can be used to unlock better characters. [Download - 37.4MB]

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