New and updated apps: Fantastical 2, Vine, Candy Crush Saga

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 price drop on the excellent Fantastical 2 for iPad, new cars in GT Racing 2, a new RSS reader and more!

New and updated iOS apps

  • Badland 2.2: Side scrolling action adventure game. Adds 40 new levels for coop mode, 120 new missions, 6 new achievements and a Game Center bug fix. $3.99 - Download now
  • Fantastical 2 for iPad: Calendar app, reimagined for iPad. $5 price drop. $14.99 - Download now
  • GT Racing 2 1.3.0: 71 licensed cars on 13 real-world tracks, from manufacturers including Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, Dodge, Nissan, Audi, Ford and more. Updated to include 2015 Ford Mustang, Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG, '74 Datsun 260Z. New leagues and divisions, other improvements too. Free - Download now
  • Todoist 1.0.4: To do list manager. Adds location-based reminders, simplified UI for reminders, small bug fixes and improvements. Free - Download now
  • Sidetrack: New RSS reader with speed browsing, quick access to multiple sharing options, and more. Designed to work with Feed Wrangler. $2.99 - Download now
  • Haste: Fast-paced word game pitting you against other opponents. Connect letters in any direction by swiping your finger, with a 90 second time limit. Free - Download now
  • Candy Crush Saga 1.34.0: Clear levels by matching three or more candies in a row or column. Adds new Water Windmill episode. Free - Download now
  • Vine 2.1.0: Create short looping videos then share them. Now keeps track of loop counts, has cleaner feed design, and redesigned Activity section. Free - Download now

New and updated Mac apps

  • SysInfo: Shows your Mac's stats in the menu bar. Displays only the info you want, with customizable color. Free - Download now

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!

Peter Cohen