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Office for iPad updated with a plethora of new features, including export to PDF

Four months after it was released, Office for iPad finally gets its first major update with several new features that will make using Word, Excel and Powerpoint on your iPad easier. Foremost among these new features is the ability to export your Word file, Excel Spreadsheets of Powerpoint slides into PDF. For those who frequently shares documents, this of course a pretty useful feature.

Fates Forever brings exciting MOBA genre to the iPad

Multiplayer online battle arenas (MOBAs) have been making waves in the gaming industry thanks to the immense popularity of titles such as Riot Games’ League of Legends, Valve’s Dota 2, and Blizzard Entertainment’s upcoming Heroes of the Storm. MOBAs may have seen their start on the PC, but Hammer & Chisel has taken the initiative to introduce the genre to iPad owners with their game, Fates Forever.

Sharknado game storms its way onto iOS

The press release for Sharknado: The Video Game says it’s based on the “cult classic.” I’m not sure I’d go quite that far just yet, but SyFy is sure working hard to get it there, so I’ll let them have their fun with success while you have your fun the game. Developed by the appropriately named Other Ocean, in partnership with the inappropriately named Majesco Entertainment Company, Sharknado: The Video Game is now available for download on iOS.

Apple has paid its App Store developers over $20 billion

Apple CEO Tim Cook and CFO Luca Maestri have provided some fascinating details about the company’s business, chief of which was the revelation that Apple has paid over $20 billion to its App Store developers. What is truly surprising is how nearly half of the enormous revenue was earned by developers in only the last twelve months

Updated Yelp allows users to post video reviews

According to Yelp, users will be able to post short video reviews on the company’s website. With this addition, Yelp mobile users will be able to visually share their experiences across the web about their city, local attractions and more. And if you’re the business owner, no need to worry…

Follow AppleTell on Tappd

We review plenty of apps here at AppleTell. We tell you all about them, good and bad, using many words in a pleasing order. But we know that many of you don’t have time to read full reviews. If that’s you, you can now follow AppleTell in Tappd, the app that allows your friends (like us) and people you trust (like us) to suggest the best apps available in the App Store.

Appidemic: Solve the explained in Secret Files Tunguska for iOS

When Russian scientist Vladimir Kalenkow disappears while investigating the “unexplained” Tunguska Event of 1908, his daughter steps into action. Along with Vladimir’s assistant, Max, she will attempt to outrun both Russian intelligence and a secret society to unravel the mystery and hopefully find her dad in Secret Files Tunguska.

Google Drive integration comes to Gmail iOS app

Google has launched a new software update for their free Gmail app for Apple’s iPhone and iPad. This update brings deeper integration with Google cloud services like Google Drive, allowing users to view, share and attach files within email messages. In addition to Google Drive on Gmail, users will also be able to upload files to the cloud right from within the mobile app, avoiding the need to multitask between applications.

The Best Free iOS Apps for July 25, 2014

This week’s best free iOS apps include the latest TMNT game, called Rooftop Run. It’ll have you running and fighting through New York saving the day as only a group of adolescent mutated turtles can. Revolution 60 tasks you with regaining control of an orbital weapons platform. And the latest from Konami is called Swords & Poker Adventures. It’s a mix of poker and weapons.

VocaLive 2 puts a complete vocal recording/editing studio on your iPhone or iPad

When we first reviewed VocaLive back in 2011, it was billed as vocal processor. IK MultiMedia has now redefined the app, and it’s a worth a re-evaluation. VocaLive 2 now comes with a multitrack studio complete with digital audio workstation features such as timeline audio editing, waveform visualization, touch-and-drag looping, and more.

Appidemic: Blackwell 3: Convergence for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

A chance encounter leads Rosa Blackwell and her ghostly sidekick Joey Mallone to a series of unexplained events—an actor haunts the last scene of his movie, an art gallery prepares to open, and a grieving father watches over where his son died. Are they connected somehow? Find out in Blackwell Convergence.

Facebook save feature coming to mobile app

Have you ever encountered interesting items on Facebook but couldn’t explore them right away? Well, soon you’ll be able to save links, places, movies, TV and music, as Facebook just announced the new save feature of its iOS app. When you save an item on Facebook, you’ll have the option to view it by yourself only or to share it with friends.