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 picks include deals on some great apps such as Prompt 2 and Orby Widgets.


Glitch Wizard – ($1.99 free) –  gives you the power to create animated glitches from photos, videos and GIFs, export them to .GIF and .MOV and share them to multiple social networks. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Video Filters – ($7.99 free) – an editing app with over 100 awesome photo/video filters and effects, as well as a slew of manual controls and other pro tools. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Phase84 – ($12.99 $5.99) – an extremely capable synthesizer that features over 110 presets, with all sorts of basses, leads, pads, bell tones, sweeps, atmospheric sounds, pseudo-realistic tones, and more. Download for iPad here.

Mindfulness Daily – ($2.99 $1.99) – an app that promises to improve your “mindfulness” by guiding you through quick, effective practices to reduce stress, improve performance and enhance sleep. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Orby Widgets – ($2.99 free) – a collection of Notification Center widgets that offer quick access to frequently-used functions such as a calculator and speed dial shortcuts, and information like CPU usage and data usage. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Prompt 2 – ($14.99 $4.99) – a beautiful, powerful SSH/TELNET client that offers advanced features such as Touch ID lock, private key generation, open connection switching and much more. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Super Ox Wars – ($1.99 free) – Blast your way through ten unique levels filled with challenging enemies. Adapt your ship by choosing red or blue powerups that change your shooting and defensive style. Earn high scores for each style as well as for overall score. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

InstaPlace – ($2.99 free) – photo editor that overlays text on your photos with the location of where they were taken, so you can share with friends what you’re seeing in real time! Download for iPhone here.

Other apps still on sale:


ESPN – (free) – the go-to iOS app for sports scores and news was updated today with Apple Watch support, portrait support for iPad, and tons of bug fixes. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Real Racing 3 – (free) – EA’s hit racing game was updated today with new cars, tracks and Race Teams, as well as support for Apple Watch. Watch owners will be able to engage their drivers in race events, collect rewards and more. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Circa News – (free) – the app that delivers news one-glance-at-a-time was updated today with Apple Watch support, which will allow users to check out breaking and featured news stories, and read through their daily briefing on their wrist. Download for iPhone here.


Lifeline… – ($2.99) – a playable, branching story of survival against all odds. Using your iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch, you will help Taylor make life or death decisions, and face the consequences together. Download from the App Store here.

Letterpad – (free) – Letterpad gives you 9 letters. Your task? Find the hidden words relating to the puzzle topic! Build your own puzzles and share them with friends. Play on your iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch. Download from the App Store here.

Shortcuts – (free) – the fastest way to launch your favorite apps or actions. Because it’s a widget placed in your Notification Center, even on the Lock screen you’re just one swipe away from your shortcuts! Download for iPhone here.

Remember that all of the prices listed above are subject to change at anytime, and be sure to let us know if we missed something big down in the comments below.

  • Noohar

    Super Ox Wars —-> last updated 9 July 2012. But thanks for the headsup for Orby Widgets.

  • AnoNymouz

    Glitch wizard… Not free.