App Recap

The App Recap is iDB’s daily roundup of notable news from the fast-paced 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 selections include great free games, a new app from Google and more.


Mujo – ($1.99 free) – this unique tile-stacking puzzler is free right now as Apple’s App of the Week. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Valiant Hearts: The Great War – ($4.99 free) – Ubisoft’s interactive World War I comic book is IGN’s Free App of the Month for January. Note that this only includes episode 1 of the multi-episodic tale, and you must follow the instructions here to get it for free.

Data Widget – ($1.99 free) – this iOS 8 extension allows you to track your cellular data usage in Notification Center, in real time. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Later – ($0.99 free) – a to-do app that allows you to schedule reminders for later in the day, various times the next day, the upcoming weekend or next week. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Runtastic PRO GPS – ($4.99 free) – tracks your sport and fitness activities such as running, biking and walking utilizing GPS technology. Download it for iPhone here.

Document Manager Pro – ($2.99 free) – can catch documents from PC or Mac via USB cable or WIFI, email attachments, Dropbox, box and FTP and save them locally on your iOS device. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Fine Scanner PRO – ($19.99 $1.99) – turns your mobile device into a powerful all-purpose mobile scanner & document manager that allows you to quickly capture images and apply OCR to recognize texts for further editing and sharing. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Back to Bed – ($3.99 $1.99) – an indie puzzle game set in a unique and artistic dream world, reminiscent of Monument Valley, wherein you guide the sleepwalker Bob to the safety of his bed. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.


CBS News – (free) – the popular news app has been updated with an all-new design, a new 24/7 streaming news channel, push notifications for break news and more. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

IMDB – (free) – Amazon updated its reference app today to fix a major issue that was causing crashes when following web links. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Trivia Crack – (free) – the hit trivia game (currently #1 free and paid app in the US App Store) was updated today with store items, video incentives and bug fixes. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

FIFA 15 – (free) – EA updated its popular FIFA title with “enhancements to improve overall gameplay.” Download it for iPhone and iPad here.


Chrome Remote Desktop – (free) – Google’s remote desktop app is now available on iOS, allowing you to control your computer remotely from your iPhone or iPad. Download it here.

MindTree – ($1.99) – a beautiful mind mapping app that allows you to organize your thoughts and manage tasks. Download it for iPhone here.

Rooms – (free) – an app that offers controls and customization options to make the room layout process quick and simple. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Toilet Scout – (free) – helps users (in select areas) find the nearest public restroom, with options to add and rate restrooms. Download it for iPhone here.

PopAGraph Pro – ($4.99) – a photo editing app aimed at helping you distinguish your photos from others by using a variety of effects and filters to make them appear three-demensional. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

StaffUp – (free) – facilitates the critical connection between job-bearing employer & opportunity-seeking candidate through a beautifully simple interface and a powerful matching engine. Available only in select areas. Download it for iPhone here.

As always, be sure to let us know if we missed a major app sale, update or release down in the comments section below!

  • ricky_nguyen

    Fine Scanner PRO isn’t free. It’s $1.99

    • Chris

      You must be misreading it because it does say $1.99

  • Elias

    Runtastic Pro is $4.99 not free.

  • solai

    Runtastic PRO GPS is not free