Wednesday was not an overly exciting day on the App Store, especially contrasting it to the amount of app activity that will be going on tomorrow. Nevertheless, we still have a handful of new, updated and discounted apps for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch that are worth looking at. This edition of App Recap features a new pixel soccer game, Xbox One companion app, retro-style pixel soccer game and more. Take a look at the 8 apps ahead…
The New York Times has released NYT Opinion, providing full access to the latest opinion articles from the publication. Access to some of the most widely recognized voices and several innovative features, including live Q&A with columnists, the ability to save and store articles and read later, is available on a standalone subscription basis. NYT Opinion is free for iPhone.
Pixel Cup Soccer was actually released about a week ago, but it is a unique looking game that deserves a mention with the FIFA World Cup just days around the corner. In this retro-style arcade soccer game, play against 16 national teams in friendly matches, competitive cup mode or local player-versus-player matches on the same device. Pixel Cup Soccer is $1.99 for iPhone and iPad.
Xbox One SmartGlass is a companion app for the Xbox One. It connects with the gaming console and allows you to navigate, control your media, browse the web and more directly from your device. New features include the ability to search content, track achievements, get game help, message friends and more. Xbox One SmartGlass is free for iPhone and iPad.
GoodReader 4 is a productivity app for reading and managing PDFs, and today the app was updated to version 4.1.0 with Google Drive connection now supporting Auto Sync and two-step authentication. A bug preventing remote connections via proxy was also fixed. GoodReader 4 is available for a 60% off introductory price of just $2.99 for iPhone and iPad.
Givit Video Editor has been updated to version 5.0 with several changes: social feeds and uploading to social networks including Givit has been removed, all filters are now completely free and your videos can be saved to Camera Roll and uploaded whenever you want. The standalone video editor is free on the App Store and universal for iPhone and iPad.
On Sale Apps
The full-featured YouTube client for iPhone in PlayTube Pro for YouTube has gone free, marked down from its regular $1.99 price tag. The app has several features including watch later, comments, rating, sharing, subscriptions, playlists, uploads, easy search, AirPlay support, regional video browsing and more. PlayTube Pro for YouTube is free for iPhone.
Note by LKMAKE for iPhone makes our App Recap roundup for a second consecutive week, this time because it has been made free for a limited time. The note-taking app, regularly $2.99, features editing history, multiple tags, keyword search, favorites, iCloud sync and more. Additional features are coming in version 1.1 Note by LKMAKE is free on the App Store.
Doing It is the latest app to go free as part of an AppGratis promotion, although this deal is likely only going to last for a few more hours tops. The to-do list app allows you to keep track of how done things are, enabling you to track your progress and share your lists between devices. Doing It is free on the App Store for iPhone during the sale, so get downloading quick.
If you come across any new, updated or discounted apps that were not listed above, feel free to share an iTunes link in the comments. We’re always looking to promote the latest and greatest apps, so developers are encouraged to connect with us in the comments, or on our social platforms, for coverage consideration. Have a great evening and see you right back here tomorrow.