Every day the App Store and the Mac App Store are bombarded with new and updated apps. There are way too many for us to write about them all, so we try bring you the highlights every day, instead. Today we've got some updated games, a major new release of a popular social app, a great sync tool for the Mac and more!
Angry Birds Star Wars Free: The free version of Rovio's popular Star Wars-themed Angry Birds games gets some fixes for "minor issues" in this 1.5.2 maintenance update. Free - Download now
Hay Day: The enormously popular free-to-play farm management game has been updated. Version 1.17.94 adds new land expansions, a Smoothie Mixer, the Andalusian pet donkey, new decorations and special Easter plans. Free - Download now
UberSocial Pro for iPhone: UberSocial (formerly UberTwitter) is a Twitter client designed for mobile. The all-new 3.0 release has been redesigned with new graphics and colors, new full tweet screen and user profile screen, new photo viewer and much more. $4.99 - Download now
Tweetbot: Version 3.3 of the popular Twitter client adds Avenir as a font option and lets you choose to make image thumbnails larger, or get rid of them entirely. You can also now remove current tweet from your timeline if they match a newly-created filter. $4.99 - Download Now
NewsBlur: Version 4.0 is a complete overhaul. New dashboard, new gestures, new sharing controls for social media services, better inline image support and descriptions, improved video support and lots of bug fixes. Free - Download now
Remote: Apple's Remote app has been updated to version 4.2, letting you control iTunes Radio on your Apple TV and browse purchased movies and TV shows in the app. Free - Download Now
Logic Remote: New streamlined design and more scale choices for touch instruments in Apple's Logic Pro X companion app for iOS. Free - Download Now
Garageband: Stability fixes and improvements for Apple's music maker. Free - Download Now
Podcasts: The update resolves an issue where the 15-second skip buttons may not appear on the lock screen when used with iOS 7.1. Since iOS 7.1 is now here, an important update for Apple to push! Free - Download Now
New and updated Mac apps
DeskConnect: The syncing app that transfers files between iOS and Mac reaches 1.1.1. The new version sports bug fixes and adds support for 32-bit Macs, automatic link and phone number detection for clipboard text, and more. Free - Download now
Napkin: The image annotation and note/diagram app fixes some crashes in the new 1.1.4 release, properly changes font attributes with multiple text items, and is more GPU-efficient on dual GPU systems. $39.99 - Download now
Other apps and updates?
We may have missed a few, so if there are any standout apps you can't live without that have been updated in the last couple of days, give us a shout in the comments!