Audiobux, Real Racing 3, InTune

updated 02:11 pm EDT, Thu September 5, 2013 | Posted in iPhone Apps

Audiobux 1.0.2.2. ($5) - Audiobus is an inter-app audio routing tool that can be used to connect multiple Audiobus-compatible apps. Using the app users can send the audio from an instrument app though effects and into a multi-track recorder. This minor release fixes a problem specific to iOS 7. [Download - 3.9MB]

Real Racing 3 1.3.5 (free) - Real Racing 3 is a racing game that features 45 officially licensed cars from makes such as Porsche, Lamborghini, Bugatti, and Audi. Version 1.3.5 introduces seven new Porche cars, including the 911 Carrera RS 2.7 (1972), 911 GT2 (2003), and 911 RSR (2013). A new series that lets players compete against a grid of Porsche's is also featured, as well as new options for instant car deliveries and upgrades. [Download - 991MB]

InTune 2.0 ($1) - InTune is a game that can help improve a musician's ears. The app will play two tones of varying intervals, and players must than determine whether the second note was higher or plower than the first. Version 2.0 adds four new playing modes adapted for different instruments, a new scoring system, and integration with Game Center enabling users to challenge their friends. [Download - 0.8MB]

Foodle 3.0.2 (free) - Foodle is a nutritional guide that includes facts on more than 8,000 different foods. Within the app upsets can find foods with the highest amounts of vitamins, minerals, and more, as well as sort foods by nutrient and category. The v3.0.2 update includes a number of new foods such as Chickpeas. [Download - 8.1MB]

Scalar 4.3.2 ($5) - Scalar is a digital calculator that provides users with an endless sheet of paper for working out long or multi-step problems. A crash that occurred when copying an entire calculation sheet has been resolved with this update, along with a crash related to comments. In addition, the Evernote SDK has been updated to work with Yinxian Biji. [Download - 19.6MB]

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