The App Recap is iDB’s daily roundup of notable news from the exciting world of iOS software. Below you’ll find a list of discounts (deals!), updates and new releases that we think are worth checking out. Today’s selections include Line Runner 2, which has just gone free, as well as other well-known and not-so-well-known titles.
Slated Translation Keyboard for iOS 8 – (
$4.99 free) – translates outgoing and incoming text on the fly, so you can converse in more than 50 languages. Find out more about Slated in our post here. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.
iCycle: On Thin Ice – (
$2.99 free) – this hilarious platformer follows naked hero Dennis as he explores frozen tundras in search of clothes, and is still Apple’s free App of the Week. Find out more about iCycle: On Thin Ice in our post here. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.
Line Runner 2 – (
$1.99 free) the long awaited sequel to the smash hit is now available, packed with amazing new boost items, spectacular crashes, beautiful themes, cool characters and new tricky obstacles. Grab it for iPhone and iPad here.
Stickman Ski Racer – (
$0.99 free) – a fast-paced arcade game that allows you to take your skis and hammer down the most beautiful and most dangerous mountains in the world. Grab it for iPhone and iPad here.
Duet Display – ($14.99) – this utility that turns your iPad into a secondary display for your Mac launched last month to great fan fare. In the latest update, the app gains support for AirPlay and AirPlay Mirroring—meaning you’re no longer required to use a Lightning cable. Find out more about Duet Display here. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.
Minuum Keyboard – ($3.99) – a popular iOS 8 keyboard extension with unique features. Today’s update adds improvements for autocorrect, one hand-mode for iPhone 6 Plus users and more. Find out more about Minuum in our post here. Download it for iPhone here.
Facebook – (free) – the social networking giant has posted its now cyclical every-two-week update. The change log only mentions ‘bug fixes and improvements’ but you can bet there’s more going on behind the scenes. Grab it for iPhone and iPad here.
Twitter– (free) – the change log for the official Twitter app says the latest update ‘includes minor improvements,’ but it appears it also enhances the Favorite-ing experience. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.
Google Hangouts – (free) – Google has updated the iOS client of its cross-platform messaging system with new sticker packs, status messages and location sharing. Find out more about the update in our post here. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.
Highway Chase – (free) – you play as a police sniper tasked with shooting assailant cars from a helicopter. Time your shot perfectly to hit your targets within the allotted time frame while avoiding collateral damage to pass the given mission. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.
Flockers – ($1.99) – sick of being used as weapons in the Worms’ endless battles, the Sheep decide to make a break for it. Save the Sheep by guiding them through crushers, giant buzz-saws, deep pits full of spikes and giant swinging meat cleavers. Download Flockers for iPhone and iPad here.
911 GT Sport – ($1.99) – a sensational fusion of blood–thrilling endless races, 100% realistic feeling of driving and unlimited number of exciting tracks. Easy to play, hard to master, this game features realistic physic movements, beautiful graphics and more. Download it for iPhone and iPad here
Christmas Taxi Duty 3D – (free) – as a taxi driver, you must pick up customers and drop them off at their destinations before time expires. You can drive as wild as you want, just don’t be tardy! Download for iPhone and iPad here.
Note that app prices are subject to change, so if you see something you want, don’t hesitate to grab it. Also, be sure to let us know if we missed a major app sale, update or release down in the comments section below. See you at tomorrow’s recap!