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 we have some great selections that should help you get through the weekend.


Sunburn! – ($2.99 $0.99) – your ship is gone and your crew is scattered, you must reunite them and hurtle toward the sun in 50+ distinctly dangerous gravity puzzles. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Shark Eaters: Rise of the Dolphins – ($2.99 free) – using revolutionary physics-based animation from a custom simulation engine, this game offers up a fighting experience unlike any you’ve ever had. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Printability – ($1.99 free) – an iOS 8 extension that allows you to convert web pages to PDF files from within Safari. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Star Nomad Elite – ($3.99 $1.99) – a top-down 2D sandbox spacesim, where plays must help determine the outcome of an escalating corporate war. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Context Camera – ($3.99 free) – allows you to stamp and annotate photos as you take them. Download or iPhone and iPad here.

TextPics – ($0.99 free) – offers access to over 1000 ASCII images (images created via text), so you can share them via iMessage, email and more. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Drop The Chicken – ($0.99 free) – in this addictive and challenging puzzle game, you play Chuck the Chicken who has traded in his life as a circus acrobat for a home on the farm. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Pure Pinball – ($2.99 free) – a high end pinball game with various game modes, combo shots and rewards. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Cambush – ($0.99 free) – a surveillance camera app that records video automatically when it detects movement. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Week Calendar for iPad – ($3.99 $1.99) – a powerful and well-designed calendar app that supports a wide variety of languages and cloud service. Download for iPad here.

Doodle God – ($1.99 $0.99) – in this addictive puzzle game, you mix and match different combinations of fire, earth, wind and air to create an entire universe. Download for iPhone here.

iWriter – ($3.99 $2.99) – a simple and elegant text editor with customizable fonts and support for various sync services. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Apps still on sale


Drafts 4 – ($7.99) – the powerful writing app received a solid update today with a new ‘Select’ mode, several new actions and other improvements. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Adobe Lightroom – (free) – Adobe updated its iOS Lightroom app with the ability to copy image adjustments and paste them to other photos, new favorite views and more. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.


Zed Synth – ($9.99) – have fun making music and creating amazing & unique sounds with this powerful synthesizer. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

RPG Seven Sacred Beats – ($3.99) – in this role playing game, you summon and battle with monsters in an effort to earn your spot as the greatest Summoner in the world. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Nobody Said It Was Easy – (free) – a unique puzzler in which you run, jump, and bounce off of walls to get through levels. Sounds simple, right? Just remember: nobody said it was easy. Download it here.

Super Tiny Monkey – (free) – an endless runner/platformer that follows Super Tiny Monkey, an experimental monkey on the run in the jungle from Dr. Zoo’s poachers. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Cleanvaders Arcade – (free) – a one button arcade game in which you control a flying saucer orbiting around various planets. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Miles from Tomorrowland: Missions – (free) – this high speed galactic racer features Miles Callisto and his robo-ostrich-best-friend, Merc, from the new Disney Junior series. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

How a Car Works – ($0.99) – a beautiful, interactive reference book on the inner workings of a car, with teardown illustrations of complex car components, 250 detailed articles and more. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Triangle Time – (free) – an extremely addictive, high intensity arcade game with fun music and simple graphics. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Passage – (free) – a password manager application that uses powerful image recognition tech to unlock your private data with a shot of something like a sketch on a post-it note or a photo in your wallet. Download for iPhone here.

As usual, prices are subject to change at anytime, so don’t wait to grab something you’re interested in. Also, be sure to let us know if we missed anything major down in the comments section below!

  • Noohar

    Thanks a ton Cody *my man* loving these App Recaps; Printability is tops; worth it for Free rather than $2…lol. Keep the quality Apps coming! 🙂

  • Joe Binder

    Out of all the apps listed as free, not a single one is free in the App Store. Perhaps you should check before posting these articles.

    • Thomas Braun

      They all work for me and calm down don’t hate