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 a handful of great app deals, and some new apps and games you won’t want to miss. 


My Om Nom – ($4.99 $0.99) – Om Nom, the star of the blockbuster Cut the Rope game series, needs a new home. And your device would suit him perfectly! Look after your new friend… and don’t forget to bring him something sweet. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

SimplePhysics – ($1.99 free) – lets you design complex structures for everything from tree houses to ferris wheels and then simulates your design with a sophisticated physics engine. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Scany – ($3.99 $0.99) – finds all computers and devices connected to a LAN or Wi-Fi, shows their names, addresses and manufacturers, and includes a wide set of network analysis tools, specially crafted to transcend ping, trace, WHOIS, DNS lookup and more. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

CodeQuest – ($1.99 free) – kids join a wild adventure into the world of code, and learn how to interact with the basics of programming. While playing games they can learn over 100+ different code snippets and learn more about HTML and CSS! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Machine World – ($1.99 $0.99) – Build houses or other structures using cranes and a semi trailer. Dig anywhere with an excavator and the terrain will deform: create holes, trenches or hills. Dozens of things to do and dozens of machines to do them with. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Pursuit of Light – ($0.99 free) – an action adventure game set in a mystery world. The world is in the dream of a little girl. She wants to find the light and get out of the endless dream. But there are traps and dangers hidden. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Shades: A Simple Puzzle Game – ($2.99 $0.99) – a mesmerizing, calming, zen-like experience that quickly evolves into a devilishly challenging puzzler. Meditation + Panic. It’s a fantastic combo. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

3D Sketch Studio – ($2.99 $1.99) – offers a 3D design space full of cubes, spheres, domes, pyramids and more ready to be stretched, smashed and stacked into whatever suits your fancy. It’s like playing with LEGOs on your iOS device! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

iO: A Physics Platformer – ($2.99 $1.99) – Grow, shrink, roll, leap and climb in this unique puzzler featuring over 150 challenging mazes one-of-a-kind gameplay that includes portals, inverted gravity, vehicles and more! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Other apps still on sale:


Tumblr – (free) – the micro blogging site released a huge update for its iOS app today with the ability to create new blogs and post video URLs from within the app, and several other improvements. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Glide – (free) – popular live video and messaging service Glide updated its iOS app today with support for Apple Watch. Download for iPhone and iPad here.


VOX Music Player – (free) – all-in-one audio player that integrates with iTunes, SoundCloud and other services, and supports an exclusive Hi-Res format for crisp-clean sound. Download for iPhone here.

Office Delve – (free) – use Delve to see what you and your colleagues are working on across Office 365. Based on who you work with and how you work together, Delve suggests documents that are relevant to you. Download for iPhone here.

Drylands – ($2.99) – in a ravaged world, where the “juice” is the only nutrient and most valuable resource, a prisoner teams up with the people of Serenity and so begins an adventure that will change the wastelands’ fate. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Avernum 2: Crustal Souls HD – ($9.99) – an epic, indie, fantasy role-playing adventure in a unique, massive world. The subterranean land of Avernum is full of strange caves, cunning dungeons, and the alien inhabitants of the underworld. Download for iPad here.

Woordy Pro – ($0.99) – a new fast paced word game. You have to find as many words as you can in a limited time. Once you have found a valid word, letters will disappear and will be replaced with new ones. More than 200 levels! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Death at Cape Porto – ($1.99) – You are invited to the grand opening of a new hotel in Portugal, which you soon discover is haunted by a troubled ghost. Can you discover the untruths behind a romantic tragedy and set an innocent soul free? Download for iPhone here.

Tri-angle – ($1.99) – Play through 6 exciting musical levels in this new fast-paced arcade by Splash Games Studio. Each level contains a different song and you can watch the background as it syncs with the music! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

As usual, prices are subject to change at anytime, so don’t wait to take advantage of a sale. Also, be sure to let us know if we missed something big down in the comments below.