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, updates and new releases we think are worth checking out. Today’s picks include some great discounts you won’t want to miss, as well as a few interesting new apps. 


Home Streamer – ($2.99 free) – turns your iOS device into a remote surveillance camera with real-time, direct streaming of both audio and video to Web browsers over Wi-Fi. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Build It! Miami Beach Resort – ($2.99 free) – build your own coastal resort city, starting with just bungalows in the early 1920s and developing it into a cosmopolitan boomtown. Download it for iPhone here.

Cursed Treasure 2 – ($1.99 $0.99) – in this game, players must gather dark forces and build towers to defend their treasure from thieving goody-goody heroes. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Touch Dial – ($1.99 $0.99) – a powerful utility that lets you make calls, send texts, and connect with social networks with a few quick taps. Download for iPhone here.

A Mechanical Story – ($0.99 free) – in this unique game you play a mechanic trying to fix a broken robot by solving  series of puzzles. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

PlayTubeFree – ($2.99 free) – a YouTube client that offers background playback, song lyrics and many other powerful features. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

File Manager App – ($1.99 free) – a file manager with support for several media and file types, various cloud services, and is capable of wirelessly sharing data with a Mac or PC. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Fonta – ($1.99 $0.99) – create unique, beautiful images by adding text, filters and various other special effects. Download for iPhone here.

Storm Casters – ($4.99 $0.99) – an action-packed dungeon adventure game where you find and collect rare Battle Cards to evolve your character into a mighty Storm Caster. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Great apps still on sale:


TuneIn Radio Pro – ($9.99) – the popular Internet radio/podcast app was updated today with design enhancements for iPad, improved search and more. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

PayPal – (free) – the payment app updated the look of its in-store payment pages, and made accessing the wallet quicker. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

SmartNews – (free) – one of my favorite news aggregation apps was updated today with a new international edition for more than 150 countries. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Airbnb – (free) – the iOS client for the beloved travel service hit version 6.0 today, with improved search filters and several other improvements. Download it for iPhone here.


Dark Echo – ($1.99) – a puzzle game in which you use sound to explore mysterious environments and escape from an unseen evil through 80 ominous levels. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Earth Primer – ($9.99) – an interactive Science book that lets you do things like visit volcanoes, glaciers and sand dunes, and see how they work. Download for iPad here.

Evoland – ($4.99) – an action adventure game that takes you on a journey through the history of classic adventure and RPG gaming. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Quotey – ($0.99) – discover profound, inspirational and entertaining quotes with this well-designed, gesture-driven app. Download for iPhone here.

Radian – ($0.99) – like many classic arcade games, this puzzler is mesmerizing in its simplicity, while growing more intense until you finally crack under the pressure. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Odds On – (free) – an interesting new game that tests how well you know your friends and vise versa. Download for iPhone here.

Pretty OK Deals – (free) – allows you to view the daily specials from deal site, as well as view comments and share with others. Download for iPhone here.

All prices are subject to change at anytime, so if you see something you want, grab it quickly. Also be sure to share your own app deals and favorite releases down in the comments below.

  • The Shoonchy 

    Snapped up Fantastical this time. Not bad but not the wowza I was expecting from comments I read. Cal also does a pretty decent job too. Though will stick with this for some time to thoroughly work it over.

  • anggoro hastarindro

    Great. This is what i need ..lots of apps on my phone!