MindNode, Ember, Skype for iPhone

updated 01:47 pm EST, Tue January 28, 2014 | Posted in iPhone Apps

MindNode 3.0.2 ($10) - MailNode is a mind mapping tool that can be used to create a visual representation of ideas. Version 3.0.2 includes a number of minor tweaks, such as the ability to hide the status bar when displaying the inspector or when editing a title on an iPhone, as well as an option for opening documents in a folder using a URL scheme. Various crashes and other known bugs have also been resolved. [Download - 6.8MB]

Ember 1.1 (free) - Ember is a digital scrapbooking app that can be used to store and organize images. Version 1.1 introduces new annotation tools that can be used to mark up images. This includes Smart Drawing, Blur, Pixelate and Text, all which can be purchased via a $5 in-app purchase. [Download - 26.2MB]

Skype for iPhone 4.17.1 (free) - Skype is a messaging client that allows users to connect via audio calls, video calls and instant messages. The software allows for free Skype-to-Skype calling, while landline and cell phone numbers can be called for a small fee. The v4.17.1 update allows users to receive chat messages even when the app is closed. Chat messages will also sync much faster across all devices, and improved HD video calls are now supported on the iPhone 5s. [Download - 30.5MB]

Dark Sky 4.0 ($4) - Dark Sky provides users with weather updates so they never head out unprepared. By using GPS data the app is able to create forecasts for a users precise location, giving them minute-to-minute predictions for the next hour. Version 4.0 is a completely rewrite designed for iOS 7. Along with a new interface, the update also offers extended 24-hour and 7-day forecasts and all new global maps. [Download - 3.7MB]

Google Drive 2.2.2 (free) - Google Drive allows users to access all of their all of their online documents, pictures, and files from a mobile device. Within Google Drive users can edit documents and spreadsheets, share photos, and save files for offline viewing. Various stabilization and bug fixes are included in this update. [Download - 56.9MB]

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