Latest and greatest Apple Apps – from the October online newsletter

From the AppleVis October newsletter
Welcome to the October 2021 edition of AppleVis Unlimited, our monthly
Newsletter which highlights what’s new and noteworthy on the AppleVis
website. Below, you’ll find a selection of content posted to AppleVis by
members of the community – from new app entries, to app updates, to the
latest news and podcasts.
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…. New and Noteworthy App Entries

1. Audio Duel (iOS/iPadOS, US$1.99)

Audio Duel is a simple online audio game featuring a squares board combat
system where your goal is to defend your position from enemy attacks while
at the same time trying to execute attacks on the enemy.

Listen where the sounds of your enemy attacks are coming from, point your
finger at the same position to defend yourself from the attack. Choose the
position where you want to attack and move on. Sharpen your sense of hearing
and try to get ahead of your opponent by scoring higher and winning.


* Multi-directional combat system featuring the possibility to attack
and/or defend from many positions.
* Play online and put your skills to the test against audio duelists on the
* A beginner tutorial to get you through in the game.
* An offline mode to let you practice your skills, get acquainted with the
mechanics and learn what it takes to win the game.
* Visuals so both blind and sighted people can play alike.

Current Version: 1.1 (October 27, 2021)
Read Audio Duel’s AppleVis App Directory entry for more information
Visit Audio Duel’s App Store page

2. e-Sword LT: Bible Study to Go (iOS/iPadOS, US$3.99)

e-Sword® — the world’s most popular PC Bible study software is now
available on the world’s most advanced mobile operating system! e-Sword LT
is the little brother of e-Sword HD for the iPad, but has many of the same
powerful features in a slimmer design for the iPhone. e-Sword LT is feature
rich and user friendly. As your Biblical library grows you will appreciate
the intuitive layout and synchronization of resources. e-Sword LT is so easy
to use you may never need to read the Tutorial!

EVERYTHING NEEDED to study the Bible in an enjoyable and enriching manner.
All Bibles, commentaries, dictionaries, … everything is just a tap away!

* POWERFUL SEARCHES that are simple to use. Enter as many words you want to
search for and select the settings. You can even search on Strong
* STRONG’S DEFINITIONS are just a tap away and presented in a popover.
* SCRIPTURE REFERENCES too are just a tap away and presented in a popover.
* COMPARE BIBLES quickly to see how the different versions translate a

Current Version: 11.5.2 (October 14, 2021)
Read e-Sword LT: Bible Study to Go’s AppleVis App Directory entry for more
Visit e-Sword LT: Bible Study to Go’s App Store page

3. GoodMaps Outdoors (iOS/iPadOS, Free)

GoodMaps Outdoors is a fully accessible turn-by-turn GPS app for iPhone. It
has all the outdoor navigation features you expect plus unique offerings you
cannot get anywhere else, including extra verbosity for blind users.


* Four main tabs are easy to access at the bottom of the screen: Routes,
Location (Default), POIs and Settings.
* A unique GoodMaps Outdoors feature: Record a route using breadcrumbs,
called Waypoints. No other accessible app has this. You can add these
waypoints with the add button or you can shake the phone to create a
Waypoint. It also automatically records a point after you have gone a
certain distance. These Waypoint routes can be saved for future use.
* The Lookaround Wand in the top right tells you what is around.
* The More Info button gives the altitude and speed.
* Create your own POIs and share your POIs with others or keep them private
with a shortcut on the Location page or from the POIs page.
* POI categories are announced with search results and make finding your
destination easier.
* Audio tones and vibrations give feedback throughout the app, letting you
know about upcoming turns, critical intersection information, and when
search is loading.
* A robust route menu includes multiple methods of choosing a destination,
from starting with a POI, an address from your contact list, your route
history, and many more!
* Settings include many customization options like: vibrations, vision
contrast, color settings, and distance units.
* There are announcement options like right, left, clockface or both.

Current Version: 4.0.0 (October 3, 2021)
Read GoodMaps Outdoors’ AppleVis App Directory entry for more information
Visit GoodMaps Outdoors’ App Store page

4. Hell Hunter: Anti Nomen (iOS/iPadOS, US$4.99)

HELL HUNTER: ANTI-NOMEN is a horror action-narrative RPG audiogame with a
wide variety of immersive environments.

Elyon’s story is about to be told…

In our days, in a world where technology has spread worldwide, mankind
can’t even imagine that vampires and all the creatures of the night exist.

Elyon is a dhampir and a vampire hunter and you, blood seeker, will help him
to hunt Dracula, the lord of darkness.

Explore modern Transylvania and survive the chase of an unbeatable
creature… How long can you last?

A new adventure with 100 new maps in 10 different scenarios! Over 7 hours of

Do you have the courage to follow Elyon during his hunt for Dracula?

Current Version: 1.0 (October 28, 2021)
Read Hell Hunter: Anti Nomen’s AppleVis App Directory entry for more
Visit Hell Hunter: Anti Nomen’s App Store page

5. Jack’d – Gay chat & dating (iOS/iPadOS, Free With In-App Purchases)

Diverse. Inclusive. Fun! This is what distinguishes Jack’d from all other
queer dating apps. With 5 million people spanning 2,000 cities in 180
countries, we’re proud to be the most inclusive dating app for QPOC.

Jack’d is an independent, LGBTQ+ owned and operated company, and we use
the app we build. We believe in the power of technology to create community
and to connect with each other. Whether you’re looking to chat, make
friends, find love, or keep it casual, you’ll find it on Jack’d.

Current Version: 6.5200.0 (October 26, 2021)
Read Jack’d – Gay chat & dating’s AppleVis App Directory entry for more
Visit Jack’d – Gay chat & dating’s App Store page

6. Maestral (macOS, Free)

Maestral is a lightweight Dropbox client for macOS and Linux. It provides
powerful command line tools, supports gitignore patterns to exclude local
files from syncing and allows syncing multiple Dropbox accounts.


The focus on “simple” file syncing does come with advantages:

* Smaller App bundle than the official macOS Dropbox app (40 MB vs 420 MB).
* Universal binary which runs natively on Apple Silicon.
* Less memory usage: 100 MB for a medium sized Dropbox on macOS vs 500 MB).
The memory usage will depend on the size of your synced Dropbox folder
and can be further reduced when running the daemon without a GUI.
* Supports syncing multiple Dropbox accounts by running multiple instances
in parallel.
* Does not count towards the three devices limit for basic Dropbox

Current Version: 1.5.1 (October 20, 2021)
Read Maestral’s AppleVis App Directory entry for more information
Visit Maestral’s website

7. Mimestream (macOS, Free)

Made for Mac, optimized for Gmail

As a native app written in Swift, Mimestream leverages the full power of
macOS to deliver a lightning-fast and instantly familiar experience. Instead
of using the IMAP protocol, Mimestream utilizes the Gmail API to enable an
enhanced set of features that let you work with ease.

Rise above the noise and focus on the work that matters most. Mimestream
makes it easy to keep your inbox organized with confidence.

Current Version: 0.30.0 (October 25, 2021)
Read Mimestream’s AppleVis App Directory entry for more information
Visit Mimestream’s website

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