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’s selections include discounts for Duet Display and other apps, and several new games.


Printer Pro – ($6.99 free) – Apple has named Readdle’s hit productivity app, which lets you print from almost anywhere in iOS, its free App of the Week for this week. Download it for iPhone and iPad here.

Duet Display – ($15.99 $7.99) – allows you to use your iOS device as an extra display for your Mac, using either Wi-Fi or USB, with no noticeable lag. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Twisty Hollow – ($2.99 $0.99) – a beautiful puzzler in which you must support the citizens of Twisty Hollow by fulfilling their increasingly eccentric needs. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Alertic – ($0.99 free) – a simple weather app with a gesture-driven interface and customizable notifications. Download for iPhone here.

Toca Hair Salon – ($2.99 free) – run your own salon and cut hair however you want in one of the most popular iOS games for kids. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Weightbot – ($1.99 free) – Tapbots, makers of Tweetbot, announced today that they have decided to make their once-popular weight tracking app free due to its lack of recent updates. Download it for iPhone here.

Blood Bowl – ($4.99 $0.99) – this turn-based strategy game is the mobile adaptation of the famous Warhammer Fantasy football board game in which you build [American] football teams from Warhammer characters. Download for iPad here.

Printability – ($1.99 free) – an iOS 8 extension that allows you to print any page in Safari to a PDF file. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

LightBoxr – ($0.99 free) – Lightboxr is packed with retouch tools, special effects, and filters that makes your photo look more gorgeous.
You can even make your own recipes and handle a bunch of images easily. Download for iPhone here.

Ski On Neon – ($0.99 free) – a high-speed endless skier with a futuristic, neon twist. Download for iPhone here.

How The Grinch Stole Christmas! – ($4.99 $3.99) – the interactive book app of perhaps Dr. Seuss’ most famous classic. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Note: all Dr. Seuss app books are being discounted by as much as 80% right now as part of the annual Dr. Seuss Birthday Sale. View the apps here.

Other great apps still on sale:


Vainglory – (free) – the popular MOBA was updated with a new character: Celeste, and tons of new content. Download for iPhone here.


Rocket Joust – ($1.99) – battle your friends for aerial supremacy in Rocket Joust! Jump in with up to 4 human or AI competitors on the one device, in a wild contest to knock each other from the sky. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Mayhem! – ($0.99) – Dodge lasers, sidestep mines and collect cash pickups in the Global Smash Hit Game Show: MAYHEM! Can you beat the clock to conquer all Zones and top the leaderboard? Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Magic Touch: Wizard for Hire – (free) – Wanted, Wizard for defence duties. Must be proficient in spell casting to pop varying balloon types that may be utilized by intruders. Must be confident working alone and comfortable facing aggressive hordes. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Prison Life RPG – ($3.99) – a survival role-playing game in which you must survive the penitentiary system by staying fit, gaining allies, eliminating enemies, bribing the guards and more while pushing for parole or planning an escape. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Hell: Fight for Gilrand – ($9.99) – a turn-based tactical skirmish strategy game, set in the mythical fantasy land of Gilrand, where plays will battle for supremacy across many different battlefields and environments. Download for iPad here.

Sopio – ($1.99) – the official iOS port of the wacky, popular points and puns card game. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Air Display 3 – ($14.99) – version 3 of the popular app that turns your iOS device into a secondary display features USB connectivity, pressure sensitivity, and several other improvements. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Infinite Cosmos – ($0.99) – it is your destiny to pilot the “Photon” through an array of space junk, left over planet debris and all sorts of wonders in this retro arcade game. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Mate.. – ($0.99) – a hypnotic avoidance game where your reaction and reflex skills will be tested to the limit. Avoid sequences of rotating obstacles while experiencing stunningly beautiful scenarios and gameplay. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

As usual, prices are subject to change at anytime, and be sure to let us know if we missed something major down in the comments below.

  • guitahero

    Flowpaper is not free for me, as matter of fact, it is 2 dollars. What happened?

    • Melvco

      As the post notes, prices are subject to change at *anytime. We check to ensure that the prices are accurate at the time of posting, but it would be virtually impossible to keep that info up-to-date for the 30+ apps we post daily.

      • guitahero

        I said that because the app appeared in the yesterday’s post and i couldn’t download it as well. It seems I am just having bad luck. Thanks Melvco

  • kokeropie

    What’s the difference between Printer Pro and Printer Pro Classic because both apps are by Readdle

  • 9to5Slavery

    Mass Effect is now 4.99

    • Melvco

      You have to follow the above link to get a promo code from IGN, it is not listed as free in the App Store.