App Recap

The App Recap is iDB’s daily roundup of notable news from the wonderful world of iOS software. Below you’ll find a list of discounts, updates and new releases we think are worth checking out. Today we have some great app and game discounts, as well as several high profile updates.


Space Marshals – ($4.99 $2.99) – a top-down tactical shooter set in a sci-fi-themed wild west, this game puts you in the hunt for dangerous fugitives after a prison break. Download it for your iPhone and iPad here.

Blek – ($2.99 $0.99) – a unique and award-winning puzzler that offers sharp graphics and over 60 challenging levels. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

DragonLair – ($4.99 free) – an RPG that features 60 floors, numerous puzzle-filled dungeons, and more. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Pocket Studio – ($9.99 free) – this powerful music production app lets you record up to 96 tracks. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

TextGrabber + Translator – ($9.99 $1.99) – easily and quickly scans, translates and saves your chosen text from virtually any printed material. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Star Walk HD – ($2.99 $0.99) – an augmented reality tool for identifying stars, planets, constellations, comets, ISS, satellites, star clusters, nebulae and meteor showers in the night sky. Download it for iPad here.

NOAA Storm Center – ($2.99 $0.99) – a weather app that stands above the rest in terms of powerful tools and accurate information. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Axe in Face – ($0.99 free) – a unique line-drawing/castle defense game where you play an axe-throwing viking defending his favorite flowers from bad guys. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Almighty PHOTO – ($2.99 free) – a powerful photo management app that can auto-categorize your photos and videos into albums by date, camera, lens, and tags. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Battle Riders – ($0.99 free) – a post-apocalyptic arcade racer that offers various race modes, unique cars and explosive gunplay. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Other apps still on sale:


Bing Search – (free) – Microsoft’s Bing Search app received a solid update today, bringing about improved iPhone 6 and 6 Plus support, faster history-clearing and other enhancements. Download it for iPhone here.

Fantastical 2 – ($1.99) – the popular calendar app received a minor update today, with improved search, support for Opera Mini, and various bug fixes. Download for iPhone here and iPad ($9.99) here.

Vainglory – (free) – the highly regarded RPG was awarded a massive update today, adding a new character (Ardan), matchmaking improvements, AFK prevention and much more. Download for iPhone here.

Mailbox – (free) – Dropbox’s email client received an update this evening that included improve search, recent photo attachments, and other fixes and improvements. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.


PaintCan – (free) – this new experimental app from Adobe allows you to make beautiful paintings using your favorite photos. Download it for iPad here.

Adobe Digital Editions – (free) – also from Adobe, this app is a powerful eBook reader for Adobe DRM protected books. Download it for iPad here.

Hydra – ($2.99) – offers innovative photo and video HDR tech that allows you to capture the perfect shot every time, even in low lighting conditions. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

BlitzKeep – ($3.99) – pinball meets RPG in this game that follows a heroic knight on his quest to recapture his kingdom from the evil Blitz Mage. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Playworld Superheroes – ($3.99) – this game offers stunning graphics and intuitive controls, and challenges players to create and become their own superheroes. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Vine Kids – (free) – this spinoff of Twitter’s 6-second video app features fun UI elements, easy navigation, and can only access hand-selected, age-appropriate clips. Download for iPhone here.

Prices are subject to change at anytime, so if you see something you like, grab it! Also be sure to let us know if we missed something worth noting down in the comments below!

  • Noah Mospan

    Take down DragonLair, it hasn’t been updated since 2012 and crashes upon starting.