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’ve collected several great freebies and discounted apps just for you.


Textkraft Pocket – ($3.99 free) – a powerful word processor with extensive import and export features, precise cursor navigation, various text styles, keyboard extensions and built-in dictionaries. Download for iPhone here.

The King of Fighters ’98 – ($2.99 $0.99) – a great-looking, well-rounded port of the popular fighting game that released in 1998 for the Neo Geo arcade console. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Footpath Route Planner – ($0.99 free) – allows you to map out your running/cycling/hiking routes quicker and easier than ever before without GPS. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Braveland – ($2.99 $0.99) – a turn-based game, inspired by old-school strategies, that takes place in a carefully drawn colorful world. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

PDF Printer – ($5.99 $0.99) – this powerful production app lets you read any office document, convert popular content, and create and share PDF documents on the fly. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

BeatPad – ($4.99 $1.99) – a full-featured drum pad that offers the ability to create custom kits, 8 channel music sequencing, and more. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

TopScanner – ($2.99 $1.99) – uses your device’s camera to scan your receipts, whiteboards, paper notes, sketches and virtually any other type of document, and save as a single high-quality PDF file. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

BattleMage – ($1.99 free) – a fast paced side-scrolling action RPG that has you take control of a mage and take on an army of orcs, spiders, and undead. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Basic Calc Pro – ($1.99 free) – a very light, basic calculator app that features a minimal, flat design and calculation history. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Daily Goals – ($2.99 free) – an ultra simple and colorful app that helps you keep track of your habits, manage your reminders, and track progress towards your goals. Download an iPhone here.

Scram – ($1.99 free) – a first-person 3D-running game with simple, fast-paced game play, immersive 3D graphics and original theme music. Download for iPhone and iPad here.


Tweetbot 3 – ($4.99) – the popular Twitter client was updated today with support for Twitter Videos, better support for Twitter GIFs and more. Download for iPhone here.


YouTube Kids – (free) – this free app is delightfully simple and packed full of age-appropriate videos, channels and playlists. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Tap Heroes – ($0.99) – in this idle RPG action title, you tap your way through forests, deserts, caves, jungles, swamps and more as you grow ever more powerful and face tougher opponents and creatures. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Pinpoint – (free) – a simple arcade game in which you must tap a circle and then follow it around the screen with your finger without lifting it. Download for iPhone here.

Pivots – (free) – a Soduku-like puzzler in which you must race the clock to add rows and columns of numbers to equal 15 by finding patterns and adding up numbers. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Planetus Puzzle – ($0.99) – an addictive puzzler in which you must tap on planets to trigger a chain reaction until there are none left. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Ultimate General: Gettysburg – ($7.99) – a tactical war-game that allows you to command thousands of soldiers as a Union or Confederate General during the Battle of Gettysburg. Download for iPad here.

As usual, prices are subject to change at anytime, and don’t forget to let us know if we missed something down in the comments below.

  • Noohar

    Scram last updated Dec 2011 & requires iOS 4.1 or higher…interesting…

  • gittlopctbi

    For TextKraft, does anyone know what it means by “Free today with ‘App of the Evening!’?”