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Notable apps and app updates for Feb. 16, 2017

On a regular basis, Apple World Today posts a list of notable new apps or app updates that have been released. They may not necessarily be new, but they’re popular and deserve mention. Here are today’s picks.

iOS Apps/Updates

Full Fat has introduced Blocky Snowboarding 1.0. It’s a free snowboarding game in which players carve, grind, jump and grab big air with tricks and stunts. Blocky Snowboarding provides tap controls, collectible snowboards and themed slopes.

Conceptis has launched Conceptis MultiSudoku 1.0 for the iPad. The free game offers four multi-grid Sudoku variations in a single app.

macOS Apps/Updates

Reggie Ashworth has announced AppDelete 4.3.2, an update to his application deletion utility for macOS. Via drag and drop, it will uninstall anything along with all of the associated items. The upgrade has been optimized for macOS Sierra and includes a icon and graphics, a new App Reset tool, a new Clear Logs tool, and more.

AppDelete 4.3.2 requires macOS 10.7 or higher. It costs $7.99 for a single-user license. Upgrades from version 2.x and 3.x are $3.99. A demo is available at the product website.

PrimoSync has launched Primo iPhone Data Recovery, new data recovery software for macOS. Targeted to iOS 10 and iPhone 7/7 Plus users, it helps recover 25 types of deleted, damaged or lost data from an iPhone and iPad. 

This utility offers three modes; Recover from iOS Device, iTunes Backup and iCloud Backup. The iOS recovery tool costs $39.99.

watchOS has announced full compatibility with both Apple and Android wearable technologies, making them the only premium audiobook service to provide that option to their customers, says CEO Ian Small.

Apple Watch and Android Wear smartwatch users can now: launch the app from their smartwatch; browse and listen to any audiobook in their My Books library; and access controls for play, pause, forward, rewind and volume.

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.