Fantastical, UE Boom, Mattebox

updated 12:59 pm EST, Mon November 18, 2013 | Posted in iPhone Apps

Fantastical 2.0.1 ($3) - Fantastical is a calendar utility that allows users to create events by explaining events in basic English. For example, a user can enter "Lunch with John at 123 Main Street on Tuesday," and the software will add all of the relevant information to a new event. The v2.0.1 update includes additional app icon badge options, including showing today’s remaining events, today’s due reminders, and incomplete reminders. Adding a phone number as a location also now shows a call button in event details. [Download - 8.2MB]

UE Boom 2.0 (free) - UE Boom is a companion app for Logitech’s portable speaker of the same name. Within the app users can pair two speakers together to create a stereo system, as well as personalize the name of their Boom. With the new alarm feature, UE BOOM owners can wake up to a stream of their favorite albums and stations from services such as iTunes, Spotify or Pandora, or from a personal music library. [Download - 17.1MB]

Mattebox 2.0.1 ($5) - Mattebox is a photography app that offers users a number of features not found in the default Camera app. Users are provided with an exposure compensation dial, dual stage shutter, and a one-touch white balance feature. Images can also be edited directly in the app with a number of tools and filters to experiment with. The v2.0.1 release addresses several bugs that were introduced in the 2.0 overhaul. [Download - 13.9MB]

Scanner Pro 5.1.1 ($7) - Scanner Pro can be used to digitalize documents by using the built-in camera on iOS devices. After capturing an image of a document, the software begins to analyze the content and creates a digital copy. Real-time border detection is included in this release, allowing users to visually see what part of a page has been recognized and what will be scanned. The latest update includes fixes for several bugs, as well as various stability improvements. [Download - 31.5MB]

Awesome Note for iPad 4.0 ($5) - Awesome Note is a note-taking app that includes support for text, photos, maps, and drawings. Notes can be shared with others via e-mail or SMS with photos, drawings, and maps included as attachments. Version 4.0 is fully compatible with iOS 7 and features a brand new design. The management of iOS Calendars and Reminders has also been unified in this release, along with several minor bug fixes. [Download - 38MB]

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