New and updated apps: IMDB, TextExpander, Kindle 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 slew of updates large and small, including stuff from Skype,, games, and more!

New and updated iOS apps

  • IMDB 4.2: Everyone's favorite movie and TV information app now has U.S. TV listings, Amazon Prime availability, a new showtimes page, and more. Free - Download now
  • Skype 4.17.3: The latest version of Microsoft's popular voice, video and chat client for iOS sports "general fixes." Free - Download now
  • TextExpander 2.5.1: TextExpander lets you type short abbreviations that expand into long snippets. The new release sports a slew of bug fixes and and enhancements. $4.99 - Download now
  • Kindle 4.2: Amazon's latest e-book reader app for iOS lets you access the book's table of contents from within the left panel navigation menu, and sports a new X-Ray Smart Look Up feature. Free - Download now
  • Squarespace Metrics for iPad 1.1.0: If you use Squarespace for your web site, you may be interested in this app, recently updated with native iPad support. You can keep an eye on your Squarespace web site's metrics. Requires Squarespace 6 account. Free - Download now
  • Plague Inc. 1.8: This game has you spreading worldwide plagues. The new version introduces "Mega-Brutal" difficulty, has new cheat modes, new events and achievements, performance improvements and more. $0.99 - Download now
  • Duet 1.2.0: The mesmerizing game in which you control two rotating spheres through mazes has been updated with new extreme challenges, tweaked final Acceptance stages and more. $2.99 - Download now
  • Medium 1.0.425: Find and read content published via easier with this app. The new release has minor bug fixes and stability improvements. Free - Download now
  • Spotify 1.1.0: The app for the popular streaming music service adds Your Music and Repeat One features, and fixes rough track skipping and some crashes, as well as adds the ability to delete radio stations. Free - Download now
  • Audiobooks from Audible 2.0.12: The app to help organize and listen to Audible audiobooks gets bug fixes and performance improvements. Free - Download now

New and updated Mac apps

  • Mac Game Store 2.5.14: The companion app to manage downloads from the popular Mac game download service has been updated with bug fixes. 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