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 we think are worth checking out. Today’s picks include a variety of just-released games, some great productivity apps that just went free, and much 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.
Finish – (
$0.99 free) – this app refers to itself as the “to-do list for procrastinators,” and was a 2013 Apple Design Award winner. In a recent 3.0 update, it announced that it was going completely free for good. Download it for iPhone here.
NewsBar RSS reader – (
$3.99 $2.99) – this top-selling newsreader app features a simple and clean interface, fast RSS engine, and zero-config iCloud sync across iOS and OS X devices. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.
Battle Supremacy – (
$4.99 $0.99) – unleash the full power of your iOS device in Battle Supremacy, a WWII tank game with thrilling gameplay and showoff-worthy visuals. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.
Shoggoth Rising – (
$0.99 free) – a relentless, unforgiving and addicting arcade game inspired by the stories about the Cthulhu Mythos from horror mastermind H. P. Lovecraft. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.
Duolingo – (free) – Apple’s 2014 App of the Year helps you learn a variety of new languages using short, fun lesson blocks. Today’s update adds the Swedish language and the ability to share your progress. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.
OneDrive – (free) – the iOS client for Microsoft’s cloud storage service received an update today that adds Recycle Bin support, extension support and push notifications for shared files and folders. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.
Wizard Golf RPG – (free) – you play a wizard who has to cast as few spells as possible to get to the exit of each dungeon in this unique mix between RPG and the rules of golf. Download for iPhone and iPad here.
Sky Patrol – ($1.99) – this game puts a strategic twist on the classic action-shooter title, tasking players with weapon deployment and path creation as they strive to defeat the enemy. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.
Alongways – ($0.99) – takes a starting point, a destination, and whatever you want to find along the way, and shows you all the places you can stop with reviews, contact information, and navigation directions. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.
Sol Invictus – ($0.99) – you and your teammates fight the first battles in outer space that will either save humanity from invading aliens or seal their fate for all time. YOU control the story as the grand saga of Cromulus and his war continues. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.
Frozen Synapse – ($2.99) – the multi-award-winning, simultaneous turn-based strategy game is now available on iPhone. Supports full cross-play with iPad and desktop versions. Download it for iPhone here.
Did we overlook something worth mentioning this week? Be sure to let us know if we missed a major app sale, update or release down in the comments section below!