Google Play Books, Spotify, Cut the Rope

updated 12:14 pm EDT, Mon April 15, 2013 | Posted in iPhone Apps

Google Play Books 1.5 (free) - Google Play Books for iOS allows users to access Google's library of more than 4 million digital books. A number of options for customizing the reading experience are included, along with support for syncing all books and page positions across multiple devices. The update offers substantial improvements in performance and stability, as well as support for fixed layout EPUB books and Japanese vertical layout flowing text books. Additionally, user scan now tap and hold on a place name in flowing text mode to see a description and map of the location. [Download - 11.4MB]

Spotify 0.6.3 (free) - Spotify is a music streaming service that provides users with access to more than 15 million tracks. Radio streaming is a free service offered to all US residents, while on-demand streaming can be unlocked by upgrading to Spotify Premium. Version 0.6.3 is now offered in Traditional Chinese and Latin American Spanish translations, and a temporary fix for a crash that can occur when trying to playing music has been implemented. Anyone who is experiencing the issues should go to the Social page in the Settings menu and disable "Show Activity." [Download - 23.6MB]

Cut the Rope 2.2.1 ($1) - Cut the Rope is the iPhone version of Chillingo's popular puzzle game where players attempt to feed Om Nom candy. The game includes 350 levels that are broken down into 14 boxes, each with its own theme and gameplay elements. This minor release fixes a number of known issues. [Download - 25MB]

SugarSync 4.0 (free) - SugarSync is a tool for syncing any file or folder from a computer to an iOS device. The v4.0 update introduces a simplified design and new navigation options. The new navigation system includes a device filter, which provide the ability to either view all of the folders in a userís SugarSync Cloud or only the folders syncing to a specific computer. Additionally, a new Cloud Search feature allowing users to search for any file synced to the SugarSync Cloud from any computer or device. [Download - 4.9MB]

Rayman Jungle Run 1.2 ($3) - Rayman Jungle Run is a platforming game where players must attempt to guide Rayman through each level as fast as possible. The game's levels are divided into four worlds, each which introduces its own unique gameplay mechanic. Version 2.0 introduces a Pirate Ship section featuring 20 brand new levels. The update also includes a new Boss Plant chapter and two new Land of the Livid Dead levels. [Download - 49.4MB]

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