Facetune, which first launched on the iPhone, lets you touch up your existing photos and do things such as whiten teeth, edit out skin blemishes, add filters, smooth textures, and more. Not only is Facetune now available for the iPad, the iPhone version has been updated to version 2.0 and brings with it some new features as well as updates to existing ones.
Vesper gets a lot of attention because it's crafted by well-known personalities in the Apple community, namely Brent Simmons, Dave Wiskus, and John Gruber. Part of the reason they're well-known, however, is because they're not only capable of great craft, but of explaining the creative and business processes behind it. That makes it as valuable as them. Cases in point, Brent Simmons technical details on Vesper 007's iOS 7 implementation on Inessential:
The entire Apple community has spent much of the last several years coming to terms with the post-App Store software market, where people won't pay even a few dollars for a great app, but will pay hundreds of dollars to get a higher score on Candy Crush or a better looking Springfield on Tapped Out. But it's not just games, as Marco Arment points out:
It's Saturday again, and that can only mean one thing. The iMore editorial team has come together once more to share with you some of their favorite apps. We've got a spread of categories covered once again, so without further ado lets jump in and take a look!
Both the iPhone and iPad versions of Readdle's Printer Pro app have been updated, adding new printing options and a new design for iOS 7. The new printing options allow users to pringt multiple pages on a single sheet of paper, select which pages in a document to print, and choose the size and orientation of a page on paper.
Shake for iPhone can't replace your attorney but it can save you some money by letting you draft up basic agreements and contracts in just a few taps. Whether you're buying and selling or doing freelance work for someone, Shake has the most common types of contracts covered.
The BBC has released a new version of its iPlayer desktop application, that unlike previous iterations no longer allows access to live TV. The new iPlayer downloads is an app for the Mac or Windows PC that provides a simple method of downloading shows from the BBC for offline viewing.
15 years on from the birth of Google Search, the folks from Mountain View have detailed a pretty interesting sounding update to the Google Search app for iOS heading our way soon. While iOS users get access to the pretty impressive Google Now service, it's nowhere near the experience our Android friends enjoy, but Google it seems has a treat in store for us on that front:
Post editing is something us regular Google+ users take for granted, but finally Facebook is getting on board with it too. Rolling out initially on the web and in the Android application, Facebook users can now begin to edit their posts once they've shared them, offering the chance to erase those – potentially embarrassing – mistakes. Support for iOS is on the way soon according to TechCrunch:
Skitch - the image annotation and markup app from the makers of Evernote - has been updated to version 3.0, going iOS 7-only and bringing a number of changes and refinements, with a redesigned interface being the most prominent. The goal with the new user experience is to start marking up photos as quickly as possible.