5 iPad apps to help get you into the Halloween spirit

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Walmart is already selling Christmas decorations which can only mean one thing -- Halloween is just around the corner. This also means developers have been releasing a ton of Halloween-themed games to the App Store. Here's a quick look at some of the best spooky apps to help get you into the Halloween spirit.

New iPad Games and Apps of the Week: Minecraft and more

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App Store releases have finally picked up after a few slow weeks. There were also a few big name universal titles released this week, such as the highly anticipated Minecraft: Story Mode. Here's a look at this week's noteworthy App Store releases for 10/11/15 to 10/17/15. Don't forget to check out our App Store recap every Saturday for all the weekly releases, jailbreak tweaks, App Store news and important app updates.

Minecraft: Story Mode releases early on the App Store

Minecraft: Story Mode

A bunch of mobile games have launched early on the Apple App Store today, and one of them is the highly anticipated Minecraft: Story Mode. The newest Minecraft game was published by Telltale -- the developer behind the popular episodic titles The Walking Dead and Tales from the Borderlands.

iPad 2 and 3 left out of iOS 9 jailbreak?

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I'm not sure if it was an oversight but Team Pangu left the iPad 2 and 3 off their list of support devices for the Pangu 9 jailbreak tool. In case you didn't get the memo, Team Pangu has released an untethered jailbreak for iOS 9 - iOS 9.0.2. The jailbreak tool is now available for Windows through the Pangu website. If you scroll down you will notice that the older iPhone 4s is listed as a supported device, but the website does not mention the older iPad models.

Microsoft OneNote updated with Pencil by FiftyThree stylus support

Pencil by FiftyThree

If you're not on the market for an iPad Pro and Apple's $99 Pencil stylus, Pencil by FiftyThree is a popular alternative that works with most iPad models. Today Microsoft gave the FiftyThree stylus some love by updating its note taking app with Pencil support. So far OneNote is the only Office app that supports the stylus.

Apple refreshes iMac and Magic accessories lineups

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Apple today announced its all-new iMac lineup and second-generation Magic Keyboard, Magic Mouse, and Magic Trackpad. Apple's new desktop family includes a 21.5-inch iMac with Retina 4K display and a "revolutionary" 27‑inch 5K model. The new iMac models are equipped with more powerful processors and graphics than their predecessors, two Thunderbolt 2 ports and new storage options.


Vimeo iOS app adds picture in picture and split screen support


Vimeo updated its iOS app today with full iOS 9 support. The video sharing app now allows users to watch videos while using Apple's picture in picture and split screen modes.

With picture in picture iPad users will be able to watch videos on the Vimeo app while using other apps such as Safari to surf the web. Split screen performs the same function as picture in picture, but instead of displaying the video in a smaller window it will play side-by-side of the second app.

New iPad Games and Apps of the Week: Appocalypse

The Walking Dead: No Man's Land

There's been a lot of drama surrounding App Store purchases this week. It all began when Touch Arcade discovered that several big name titles were removed from the App Store and customer purchase histories. This was pretty big news to a website that solely covers App Store games and it caused quite a stir, to say the least. Things really heated up when the news began to spread and iOS users started to realize that they needed to save their purchased games to iTunes or they could disappear forever.

Capcom and Telltale were the first to repsond telling Touch Arcade that games like The Walking Dead and The Wolf Among Us were only temporarily pulled due to a bug in iOS 9. They also ensured users that the games would reappear in their purchase histories once the apps were fixed and returned to the App Store.


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