The latest update to the Facebook app makes it easier than ever to share links with friends without having to jump between different apps. Simply tap the new link icon and search for the story you want to share right within the Facebook app.
Facebook has begun testing a new Snapchat-style photo uploader on iOS that allows users to overlay text and stickers on their images before publishing them. There’s also a new filter feature that lets you preview different effects by swiping across your photos.
Pixelmator, the powerful image editing application that’s hugely popular among Mac users, is now available on iPhone. If you already have the iPad version of the app, the iPhone version is a free update, and it comes with a number of new features.
Rdio has confirmed plans to launch a new monthly streaming service priced at just $3.99. Aimed at users who don’t want to pay for the regular $9.99 a month plan, the new Rdio Select service will offer ad-free radio with unlimited skips, but there will be restrictions on how many tracks users can choose to play.
BitTorrent’s new Bleep app, which is focused on delivering secure and private messaging to smartphone users, is now available to all on iOS. It offers everything you’d expect from an instant messaging app, plus free voice calls, and a ‘Whisper’ feature that makes messages and attachments disappear.
Each week, a new round of apps and app updates land in the iOS App Store. This week is no exception with the debut of Microsoft’s Halo Spartan Assault, Halo Spartan Strike and a huge update to Any.do for iOS and Mac. These titles are only a sampling of what is available. Read on for our picks of the best new apps and app updates this week that you shouldn’t miss.