KLM, Air France Mobile, djay

updated 10:55 am EDT, Thu June 20, 2013 | Posted in iPhone Apps

KLM 4.5.1 (free) - The official KLM app lets users plan and book trips from their iOS devices. From within the app users can find flights for destinations around the world and purchase tickets with a credit card or PayPal. The v4.5.1 update has added Passbook functionality that lets users access all of their boarding passes directly within Apple's Passbook app. A number of bugs have also been fixed. [Download - 11.5MB]

Air France Mobile 4.5.1 (free) - Air France Mobile includes tools for finding flights, purchasing tickets, and staying up-to-day on all flight information. Users can also check in for their flights and any connecting flights, as well as take advantage of discounts when purchasing additional baggage allowance. Passbook integration for boarding passes has been added in this release. [Download - 10.9MB]

djay 1.6.5 ($5) - djay is an iPad app that simulates a DJ rig, complete with beat and tempo matching, cue point triggers, two turntables, and pre-cueing with headphones. The latest release offers a number of bug fixes, as well as performance and stability improvements. [Download - 39.6MB]

Calendars+ by Readdle 3.5.7 ($7) - Calendars+ by Readdle is a scheduling tool that can be used to manage events stored in Google Calendar and the built-in iOS Calendar. Full support is included for repeating events, and event overviews can be displayed by day, week, or month. This minor release resolves several small bugs. [Download - 16.1MB]

Pulse 3.0.4 (free) - Pulse is a mobile newsreader that brings together stories from a user's favorite blogs, magazines, social networks, and newspapers. Support is included for offline reading, as well as for importing all of a user's RSS feeds directly from Reader. New to v3.1 is the ability share stories directly to LinkedIn, as well as to save stores to Pocket, Evernote and Instapaper. [Download - 26.9MB]

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