New and updated apps: Instagram, Google Chrome, Duolingo, 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. Today we've got updates to a popular social photo app, a web browser, and a couple of language apps, and more!

New and updated iOS apps

  • Instagram: Everyone's favorite photo filtering and sharing app gets improved Lux editing with a slider to soften or strengthen effects. Free - Download Now
  • Google Chrome: Bug fixes and improvements for Google's alternative iOS web browser. Free - Download Now
  • iTranslate Voice 2: The audio translation app has been updated to version 2.1.2 with Accessibility improvements and bugfixes. $2.99 - Download Now
  • Duolingo: Language learning app Duolingo hits version 3.3 with an English course for Romanian and Polish speakers, Spanish for Portuguese speakers, and Portuguese for Spanish speakers, along with a number of fixes and improvements. Free - Download Now
  • NASA Visualization Explorer: An app that gives you access to some of NASA's research, the Visualization Explorer has reached version 1.9, becoming a universal app and adding a new story list design, as well as iOS 7 compatibility. Free - Download Now
  • Day One: Version 1.13 of the journaling app allows you to publish entries, letting you share any entry you choose on Facebook, Foursquare, and Twitter. This update also contains several fixes. $4.99 - Download Now
  • Sky Sports Live Football Score Center (UK): Bug fixes (possibly linked to iOS 7.1) for this in plenty of time for the weekends big games. 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!

This post may contain affiliate links. See our disclosure policy for more details.