App Recap

The App Recap is iDB’s daily roundup of notable news from the wild and crazy world of iOS software. Below you’ll find a list of discounts, updates and new releases we think are worth checking out. Today we’ve got some great freebies you won’t want to miss.


Battery Life Magic Pro – ($0.99 free) – helps you maximize your battery life by providing you with a great set of tips and best practices, that combined with regular full cycle charging, will optimize your battery life. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Wake Alarm Clock – ($3.99 free) – bills itself as the most beautiful and intuitive alarm for iOS, Wake offers a variety of unique actions such as slap to snooze, flip your phone over to turn off alarms and shake to wake. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

7 Minute Workout – Quick Fit – ($6.99 free) – the perfect workout routine for busy people, Quick Fit has you perform 12 exercises for 30 seconds, with 10 second breaks in between to boost your metabolism and increase strength. Download for iPhone here.

Orphion – ($3.99 free) – a musical instrument with a unique sound between string instrument and percussion that allows everyone to play expressive, wonderful sounds and easy or virtuosic melodies just by moving their fingers on virtual pads. Download for iPad here.

Hero Emblems – ($3.99 $2.99) – set in the middle-ages fantasy world of sword-fighting and wizardry, this JRPG tells the adventure of 4 brave warriors who wield different emblem powers in their attempts to stop the re-awakening of the God of Evil. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

CloudPlayer Pro – ($4.99 free) – an audio player that supports a variety of file types and cloud services including DropBox, Google Drive, OneDrive and Box. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

ViewExif – ($0.99 free) – an iOS 8 extension which allows you to view exif metadata of photos within the stock Photos app and various third-party applications. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Alice Trapped in Wonderland – ($1.99 free) – explore the incredible and shocking world of Wonderland while solving the most emblematic puzzles and reveal all the exciting secrets in this amazing point and click adventure game. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Joy of Cooking – ($9.99 $6.99) – the first cookbook in many kitchens is now the must-have app for every cook. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Apps still on sale


No major app updates at this time.


SoundScraper – ($5.99) – an experimental sound mini lab for creating unusual soundscapes, atmospheric textures, drones, glitches and noises based on circuit bending ideas. Download for iPad here.

Dedalus – ($3.99) – this app can produce a wide variety of effects, from reverb-like ambiences to evolving resonation, from rhythmic pulsation to chaotic layering, from subtle chorusing to pure noise. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Jigsaw Pieces+ – ($3.99) – a powerful jigsaw puzzle game with hundreds of HD images to choose from, a wide range of difficulty levels, and easy to use pieces. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Short – (free) – imports articles from your favorite apps like Pocket, Instapaper, Readability and ReadingPack in an effort to help you to keep up with your reading list. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Joomper – (free) – tap once to joomp to the next platform, tap and hold to joomp further and make sure you don’t use too much power. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Weafo – (free) – an iOS 8 share extension that allows you to transfer links, text, images, videos, Office files and more to a non-iOS device. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

As always, prices listed above are subject to change at any time—some promotions may only last a few hours—so make sure you take advantage of the deals while you can. Also, be sure to let us know if we missed anything down in the comments below!