New and updated apps: Facebook, Skype, Ginger Page and more!

Every day dozens and dozens of new and updated apps and games hit the iOS and Mac App Stores. It's impossible to keep up with them all, but it's not impossible to pick out the very best. Here they are! Today we've got a writing app with some really cool features, updates to Skype, Spotify and more!

New and updated iOS apps

  • Ginger Page 2.0: Writing app sports built-in proofreader, rephrasing, translations in 40 languages, contextual synonyms and definitions, text to speech, and more. Now works natively on iPad. Free - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Thoughts 2 2.1.2: A note taking application that implements a "text grabber" to move the cursor, especially designed for typing out text on iPhone-sized screens. Fixes a "severe bug" that's been around since iOS 7.0.0. Free - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Skype 5.2: The popular voice, message and video service. Adds view contact profile, voice message support to send and receive, add participants to existing chats, remove contacts without having to block them and more. Free - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Facebook 12.0: The popular social media service that likes to do bizarre behavior experiments on its users. Improvements for reliability and speed. Free - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Spotify Music 1.4.0: Streaming music, with ads or without if you subscribe using in-app purchases. You can now view and control your Play Queue, confirm if you add the same song to a playlist twice, sort and filter in Your Music. Free - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Target 6.6: Shop and save at the popular department store. Bug fixes and user improvements. Free - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Olloclip 2.2: Photography software made for users of Olloclip's add-on iOS camera lenses. iPad support, photo stabilizer mode, new shortcut menu system, new tab-based menus, picture-in-picture for Macro mode and much more. Free - Download now (opens in new tab)

More apps and updates?

If you try any of the apps or updates, let me know how they work for you. If you got any new or updated apps today that you loved, but don't see here, let us know about them!

  • With Skypes latest update they offer the voice message feature... Is that just the ability to send voicemail? I didn't see anywhere to send a contact a message. Sent from the iMore App
  • Can anybody comment on their experience using Ginger Page? Sent from the iMore App
  • The Target app may have been pulled from the App Store.