Comics, Procreate, KitCam

updated 01:32 pm EST, Tue December 18, 2012 | Posted in iPhone Apps

Comics 3.2 (free) - Comics is both a comic book library and reader that allows users to access more than 50 free comic books. Comics' interface does not display any buttons but instead allows users to simply tap on certain areas of the screen to control different functions. In v3.2 a users location within the book is saved and synced between devices. A new option to share comics with others while reading has also been added, and overall performance has been improved. [Download - 18.8MB]

Procreate 1.7.1 ($5) - Procreate is an iPad painting app that features 48 different brushes to choose from. The software runs on the 64 bit Silica engine and includes support for canvas resolutions of up to 4096 x 4096 on the latest iPad models. Other features include layer support, 250 levels of undo/redo, blending options, and Dropbox integration. Several minor data migration errors have been fixed with this update. [Download - 68.3MB]

KitCam 1.2 ($2) - KitCam builds on the default Camera app through the addition of various lenses, films, and frames that can be used to modify digital images. Version 1.2 introduces two new lenses, Accent and Kurt, two new films, Prairie and Super Fade, and two new frames. Support has also been added for sending images to KitCam from other apps, as well as for automatically achieving all videos recorded to the camera roll or any online service. [Download - 46MB]

Angry Birds Rio 1.5 ($1) - In Angry Birds Rio, the original Angry Birds are kidnapped and taken to Rio de Janeiro where they escape their captors and set out to save their friends. The v1.5 update introduce 24 new levels and several new power ups. Players can now use Sling Scope laser targeting to improve their aim, as well as Super Seeds to supersize their birds. Two brand new power ups, Samba Burst and TNT Drop are also featured in the update. [Download - 26.5MB]

Doodle Jump Christmas Special 2.0 ($1) - Doodle Jump is a game where players must guide their character up through levels by jumping from platform to platform. As the level progresses the platforms begin to move and various monsters begin to appear. In the latest release players can collect Christmas gifts as they play, which can contain both coins and other surprises. A store where coins can be exchanged for new outfits has also been added in this release. [Download - 26.4MB]

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