OmniFocus for iPhone, Papers 3, 1Password

updated 01:08 pm EDT, Tue October 15, 2013 | Posted in iPhone Apps

OmniFocus for iPhone 2.0.2 ($20) - OmniFocus is a task management tool that can help users stay organized. The software allows users to build to-do lists directly on their handheld and sync them with the OmniFocus desktop application. The v2.0.2 update has restored the ability to view PDFs and other common attachment types, such as Office and iWork documents. Several bugs in the Forecast mode that could be triggered by deleting or completing actions have also been fixed. [Download - 5.1MB]

Papers 3 3.0.2 ($10) - Papers 3 can be used to find, read, organize, and sync research papers. Issues with migrating Papers 1 libraries have been resolved in this release. A new option for automatically syncing PDF and other media files has also been added, along with an option to automatically sync the entire library or only to sync when initiated by the user. [Download - 21MB]

1Password 4.3 ($18) - 1Password is a password management app that allows users to store and organize multiple passwords. A built in password generator can also be used to create unique passwords for every site. A WiFi sync option for syncing with the desktop version of 1Password is featured in this update, allowing with a new setting to change the user-agent of the built-in browser. Support for iOS 7 has also been improved and a number of bugs have been resolved. [Download - 24.8MB]

PDFpen for iPhone 1.4 ($5) - PDFpen for iPhone allows users to edit PDFs directly on an iPhone. Version 1.4 adds the ability to import and export from Google Drive, as well as support for the latest Jot Touch pens. Object placement has also been improved by placing objects in the centre of the visible view, not the centre of the entire page. Various other bugs and crashes have also been fixed. [Download - 32.3MB]

Ustream 2.4 (free) - Ustream allows users to both broadcast and watch live video streams through the online video service. Live video can be broadcast directly from the devices camera to any number of viewers, and support is included for interacting with an audience by issues a poll or chatting. A new fly-in menu with content categories is included in this release, along with a new startup screen, upcoming event screen, and redesigned content lists. [Download - 23.7MB]

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