Sonic the Hedgehog 2, Fantastical, Dictionary.com

updated 12:09 pm EST, Thu December 12, 2013 | Posted in iPhone Apps

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 3.0 ($3) - Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is a mobile port of the classic side scrolling game. The v3.0 update introduces a new Boss Attack mode that challenges players to defeat all of the game’s bosses in a a single run. Players can also now choose to play through the game as Knuckles or Tails, and for the first time can play through the Hidden Palace Zone, a level that was scrapped from the original game. [Download - 44.1MB]

Fantastical 2.0.3 ($4) - 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. In v2.0.3 TextExpander support now requires TextExpander 2.3 or later. An option to open maps in Waze has also been added, and problems with editing recurring Google Calendar events have been fixed. [Download - 16.4MB]

Dictionary.com 4.4 (free) - Dictionary.com provides users with all of the sites Dictionary and Thesaurus information in a downloadable format. The app stores all of the necessary data locally and does not require an active internet connection for use. Version 4.4 adds a number of new premium upgrades, including Idioms and Phrases, Grammar and Tips, a Slang Dictionary, and an entire Encyclopedia. A new in-app message center also allows users to receive word trivia and other bonus content. [Download - 57.7MB]

PayPal 5.3 (free) - The PayPal mobile application allows users to manage their account, as well as send money to friends from an iOS device. Within the application users can check balances, withdraw funds, and view past transactions. A number of improvements are included in this update, along with various fixes for known bugs. The app should now run smoother on iOS 7 devices and problems users were experiencing with logging in have been eliminated. [Download - 21MB]

Wikipanion Plus 1.8.5.1 ($5) - Wikipanion Plus allows users to browse through Wikipedia articles in an iOS friendly format. From within the app users can search for any Wikipedia page, and optionally save them to the device for offline reading. iCloud syncing has been added for iOS 7 devices in this release, and a bug that could delete certain history items has been resolved. [Download - 3.8MB]

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