App Recap

The App Recap is iDB’s daily roundup of notable news from the crazy 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 some great app discounts, a few new games, and more.


Neato – ($0.99 free) – a Notification Center widget that lets you quickly jot down quick notes from anywhere in iOS. Download for iPhone here.

Cycloramic for iPhone 6 – ($1.99 free) – utilizes your iPhone’s power adapter to make the iPhone 6 (does not work with iPhone 6 Plus) spin in a circle and take panoramic photos and videos. Download for iPhone here.

NHL2K – ($7.99 $3.99) – the mobile version of 2K’s premier hockey game features great graphics and a variety of game modes. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Extreme Calendar – ($2.99 $0.99) – a powerful calendar compatible with Google, iCloud and Exchange. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Alarmr Pro – ($1.99 free) – a comprehensive alarm app that provides a host of features including, sleep timer, flashlight, weather, news and Tweets. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

How it Works: Machines – ($1.99 free) – combines easy to solve puzzles and animations that show how parts work together to make machines do their tasks. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Tales from the Dragon Mountain: the Lair – ($6.99 free) – follow Mina once again to find the lair of the evil spirit called Strix in this captivating sequel to the beloved hidden object adventure. Download it for iPad here and iPhone here.

BouncyPix – ($0.99 free) – BouncyPix is action packed, arcade voxel style platformer with random generated levels. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Other apps still on sale:


Drafts 4 – ($9.99) – the popular app that lets you input text and send it almost anywhere received a big update at the end of last week with a number of new features and improvements. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

ProTube for YouTube – ($2.99) – unfortunately this update removes the ability to save videos locally for offline playback—one of the app’s more popular features—because it violated YouTube’s Terms of Service. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Overcast – (free) – the popular podcast app was updated with rotation lock and other improvements this weekend. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Sky Gamblers: Storm Raiders – ($0.99) – Atypical Games’ hit WWII air combat game has been updated with enhanced graphics courtesy of iOS 8’s Metal tech and other improvements. Download for iPhone and iPad here.


Warship Solitaire – ($0.99) – a fun puzzle logic game in which you’re tasked with locating the hidden enemy ships on the map, using given hints. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Adventure Time Game Wizard – ($4.99) – a unique arcade adventurer that allows you to draw and create your own games. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

ScreenShare – ($0.99) – a Notification Center widget that allows you to quickly export, copy, delete and share screenshots to Twitter, Instagram and others. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Translation Keyboard – ($0.99) – a powerful keyboard that instantly translates English into many popular languages. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Healthy Selfie – (free) – photographically track and share your body’s physical transformation, and interact with a community of others for motivation, support and information. Download it for iPhone here.

MacID for iOS – ($3.99) – quickly and securely unlock your Mac with just your fingerprint or passcode from your iPhone using Bluetooth LE. Download it for iPhone here.

Note that prices are subject to change at anytime, and as usual,  be sure to let us know if we missed something important down in the comments section below!

  • 9to5Slavery

    Printibility is not free

    • Fixed. Thank you.

      • 9to5Slavery

        Thank you for your hard work. Can we also review noslowanimations vs speed intensifier vs springtomize 3 on battery life when increasing transitions though iOS usage? And how can we

  • Oddball

    “How it Works: Machines” is not free

    • leart

      it was free yesterday..

  • SoylentGreen

    not checked the others out yet as i got engrossed in Neato instantly, what an awesome widget, what a tease nearly bringing QC for messages etc, if your anything like me and ‘love a note to self’ this is cool, for free also 🙂
    happy camper, easy pleased. thx for that.