Each Monday, AppAdvice presents some recently updated apps worth checking out. This week’s list features racing cars, Conan O’Brien, lovable cats, and much more.
Afterglow, Updated Feb. 22, iPhone, $0.99
First launched in November, this image editing app keeps getting better. Its latest update includes a new tool called Clarify. According to Afterglow developer Simon Filip, this new tool is “designed to really bring out the detail in your landscape photos.”
The new version of the app also introduces a new “before and after” comparison feature. While editing, just tap and hold on your image to see the original unedited version.
Pinch and zoom functionality is also added for shaped frames. Speaking of frames, two of those are added in the update as well.
Conan O’Brien Presents: Team Coco, Updated Feb. 20, iPhone, Free
Jay who? Conan O’Brien’s official iPhone app now includes full episodes, and a new syncing feature. An HD version for iPad is also available.
8mm Vintage Camera, Updated Dec. 13, iPhone, $1.99
Although Nexvio’s app hasn’t been updated since December, it still deserves a mention here. After all, it isn’t every day that an iOS app is one of the reasons a movie won an Oscar. Also check out 8mm for iPad.
Huffington Post for iPad, Updated Feb. 21, iPad, Free
A brand new interface welcomes visitors to the Huffington newsroom. New features include improved touch interfaces, full-screen slideshows, and live video.
Kobo Books, Updated Feb. 19, Universal, Free
NASCAR Mobile ’13, Updated Feb. 17, Universal, Free
The engines are making noise for another year, and this app doesn’t disappoint. In 2013, use the official NASCAR app to gain access to practice, qualifying, and race leaderboards. At a cost of $24.99 for the year, experience live driver audio, alternative camera angles, and more.
Paint My Cat, Updated Feb. 21, Universal, $2.99
My six year-old, who has been using iOS devices since she was one, absolutely loves this game. Using it, youngsters can paint objects that come to life!
Reader X, Updated Feb. 20, iPad, $2.99
This popular Google Reader app has received a significant update as it celebrates its first anniversary in the App Store.
SeatGuru by TripAdvisor, Updated Feb. 21, iPhone, Free
The latest update includes improved iconography, and more realistic seat renderings. Perfect, if you ask me.
Vegas Mate, Updated Feb. 22, Universal, $1.99
Visiting the craziest city in the world isn’t complete without first buying Vegas Mate. The often-updated app is a must-have for travelers.
Wheel of Fortune, Updated Feb. 20, Universal, $2.99
I can’t put this game down! The latest update includes a new turn-based multiplayer mode, and so much more.