Skype for iPad, Zinio, Pocket

updated 10:23 am EST, Mon February 4, 2013 | Posted in iPhone Apps

Skype for iPad 4.5 (free) - Skype is a messaging client that allows users to connect via audio calls, video calls and instant messages. The software allows for free Skype-to-Skype calling, while landline and cell phone numbers can be called for a small fee. Version 4.5 will now automatically reconnect a dropped call when chatting with a poor network connection. Money can also be added to a Skype account from directly within the app, and a swipe from the left of the screen will show all recent conversations in a new sidebar. [Download - 27.2MB]

Zinio 2.5 (free) - Zinio allows users to access a host of magazines from worldwide publishers. Various iPhone 5 and iPad mini optimizations are included with the update, along with improvements to overall stability and performance. A new option for bookmarking pages and browsing through bookmarks on the iPhone is also featured. [Download - 17MB]

Pocket 4.3 (free) - Pocket is a tool for saving web content for offline viewing. The app automatically syncs across multiple devices, and displays content in an easy-to-read layout. In v4.3 users can now share content directly to Facebook and Sina Weibo, as well as delete articles while reading. The maximum font size in the Article View has also been increased and a host of bugs have been resolved. [Download - 10.5MB]

Air Display 1.8 ($10) - Air Display turns any iOS device into a wireless display that can be used with both Mac and Windows computers. In addition to acting as a wireless screen extender, Air Display also allows the device to be used as a tablet input device. Version 1.8 adds Windows Key keyboard support and has improved the letter-boxing in Mirror Mode. Additionally, an error with the Mirror Mode on retina iPads has been resolved. [Download - 13.2MB]

Hundreds 1.2.1 ($5) - Hundreds is a puzzle gamer where the glow is to grow at least 100 points between the circles in each level. Circles turn red and volatile while being grown, and if they collide the game ends. A crash that could occur when launching the game has been fixed with this release. [Download - 25.4MB]

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