iOS 7 (App Store teaser 002)

The App Recap is iDB’s daily roundup of notable news from the 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 discounts on Grand Theft Auto: China Wars, multiple iOS 8 keyboards, new pet-themed apps, and more.


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.

Grand Theft Auto: China Wars – ($4.99 $2.99) – is a top-down iteration of the popular GTA franchise built specifically for mobile devices. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Next – Numbers – ($1.99 free) – a puzzle game that helps you train your brain to improve things like reaction time, memory, concentration and more. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Pencil Camera HD – ($1.99 $0.99) – is not just another boring photo editing tool. It’s a cool, stylish and fun app for your smartphone or tablet. Download it for the iPhone and iPad here.

Spot Light Camera 360 – ($2.99 free) – photo editor with nearly hundreds of filters including the antique light-leak effect. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Metal Slug 3 – ($2.99 $0.99) – a well done port of the legendary Neogeo 2D action shooting masterpiece. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Handy – ($1.99 $0.99) – a keyboard extension with a unique, rounded-corner design that allows you to input text with one hand on larger iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Mujo – ($1.99 free) – a unique puzzle game that tasks players with collecting and erasing tiles to fight monsters. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Percepto – ($1.99 $0.99) – in this puzzler, players help Bruce find his way out of a strange room by rotating it and compressing to a new point of view. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.


No major app or game updates at this time.


Friskee – (free) – a cross between Tinder and Snapchat, Friskee lets you share timed private photos with people who you’ve matched up with. Download it on iPhone here.

Mayday! Deep Space – ($2.99) – a unique, interactive story-teller that tasks players with guiding a stranded survivor out of a sticky situation using iOS’ voice recognition tech. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Stormfall: Rise of Balur – (free) – the developers claim this to be one of the most challenging, polished MMO strategy games available for iOS. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

My Talking Pet Plus – (free) – allows you to bring photos of your pet to life by creating videos of them speaking, and share the clip with others. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

PicPet Camera – ($0.99) – another pet-themed app, PicPet Camera is interesting because it makes a variety of noises designed to get your pet’s attention so you can take the perfect picture. Download it for iPhone here.

Armored Storm – (free) – a strategy MMO game, set in a post-apocalyptic world, that tasks players with saving their city from invaders by building a mighty military empire. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Did we overlook something worth mentioning? Be sure to let us know if we missed a major app sale, update or release down in the comments section below!

  • James G

    Free is a good price for Slated! Thanks iDB!

  • Sebastián Junca 

    Spot Light camera 360 no longer free. At least not in Colombia

  • Chocolatewe

    awesome thanks cody

  • Norbi Whitney

    I feel like a dollar increase, on Pencil Camera HD, is not a deal 😉

  • smtp25

    When is the new, trailed in Canada App Store , Hitman getting released?