Apps: Fantastical 2 2.05, Paper 1.61, Ridge Racer Slipstream 2.0 + Speedtest 3.2
Fantastical 2 ($5), the calendar and reminders app from Flexibits Inc., has updated to version 2.0.5. The update adds support for opening links in 1Password and Mercury web browsers, and creating events with floating time zones. An update to the week view makes events and invitations easier to read. A host of other fixes and changes have been made, including improvements to accessibility and search speed. Fantastical 2 is currently on sale for a limited time.
FiftyThree’s Paper (free) has updated to version 1.6.1. The drawing and creation app has been updated for iOS 7 — menu components have been refreshed and controls are billed as simpler and cleaner. Eraser, Color, and Blend tools now make smaller strokes, and ink speed dynamics have been tweaked to better fit their zoom level. Another new feature — holding down Draw and Eraser makes dots.
Ridge Racer Slipstream ($1) from Namco Bandai has updated to version 2.0.0. The game now features online 8-player multiplayer. With the multiplayer addition, it’s now possible to invite Facebook friends to play online. Improvements have also been made to the game’s frame rate for a smoother ride. Bug fixes and other minor improvements are included in the update.
Ookla’s Speedtest.net Mobile Speed Test (free) is now a universal app in version 3.2.0, and it now offers landscape mode. The speedometer now adjusts dynamically for high speed connections. Speedtest’s server selection user interface has also been improved.
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