App Recap

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 selections include sales on the TextExpander 3 keyboard, various games, and some interesting new iPhone apps.

Discounts

Phantom Rift – ($2.99 $0.99) – Foursaken Media’s action-RPG that combines deck-building and real-time combat. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

TextExpander 3 – ($4.99 $1.99) – this iOS 8 keyboard lets you create custom abbreviations that expand into long snippets of text. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Scanify Plus – ($2.99 free) – this beautifully-designed and powerful scanner app gives you the ability to create, manage and share high quality resolution PDF documents. Download for iPhone here.

SoundCatcher – ($4.99 free) – identifies music playing around you—similar to Shazam, but with a prettier UI and better discovery features. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Zombie Jeep Gunner – ($0.99 free) – you play as a jeep gunner in a special forces team that is trying to defend itself from a horde of zombies. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Legend of Tell – ($1.99 free) – an action/platformer game based on the legend of William Tell. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Special Enquiry Detail: Engaged to Kill – ($4.99 free) – a mystery puzzler that has you working crime scenes and finding hidden evidence in an effort to catch a serial killer. Download it for iPhone here. iPad version is also free here.

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.

Updates

Facebook – (free) – the social network today said that they would be adding AMBER alerts to News Feeds on their web and mobile apps. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Sim City BuildIt– (free) EA’s popular city-builder was updated today with the ability to add more Game Center friends and memory improvements. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Releases

GifSwipe – (free) – is a lightweight app that allows you to swipe through funny GIFs with the ability to *like and share your favorite ones. Download it for iPhone here.

VRing – (free) – create ringtones by looping sounds from your favorite Vine videos and appending them together. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

ConnectQ – (free) – a restaurant ordering app which allows users to select a restaurant, menu items and optional ingredients, and place their order. *Works in select locations. Download it for iPhone here.

Allstar Legion – (free) – bills itself as the first 3D action card game ever. Standard collect and train gameplay. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Fuelergy – (free) – this app shows you cost-per-gallon info from local gas stations to help you find the lowest price. Download it for iPhone here.

CashThrow – (free) – helps manage debt among friends with unique features like mutual acceptance and auto-offsetting. Download it for iPhone here.

Power Nap HQ – ($0.99) – uses proprietary algorithms to monitor and track your sleep during a 10-30 minute nap, waking you up softly at just the right moment. Download it for iPhone here.

AllCast – (free) – allows you to stream online or locally-stored content such as photos, music and videos to your Apple TV, Roku and other set-top boxes. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Did we overlook something? Be sure to let us know if we missed a major app sale, update or release down in the comments section below! Also note that prices are subject to change at any time, so be sure to take advantage of discounts while you can.

  • iKhalil

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