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 discounts on great games like Hook and Darklings, and some great new games to help you get through the weekend.


FX Photo Studio – ($2.99 $0.99) – FX Photo Studio is the biggest collection of photo filter effects available on iPhone, with stickers, borders, fonts, textures and frame effects to help you snap the perfect photo. Download for iPhone here.

Hook – ($0.99 free) – It is more of a game-like experience than a challenge. No menus, no achievements, just you and a puzzle. Player is surrounded by calming sounds and music. Playing “HOOK” is a meditative and calming experience, rarely found in mobile gaming. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Darklings – ($1.99 $0.99) – an epic endless adventure through magical worlds. Lum, face of light, tries to save the world by purging the darklings and retrieve the stars. Play as the face of light, Lum, only piece of hope left on the universe, and purge all the Darklings to their pits. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Watch This Homerun – ($2.99 $1.99) – Apple Watch game that puts you in the batter’s box with everything on the line, taking heat from Fastballs, Curveballs, and more to knock as many pitches out of the park with the touch of a finger before the game is over. Download for iPhone here.

Morning – ($2.99 $0.99) – designed to make your routine easier than ever before. Keep track of time, stay updated, and start your day off right. With 8 customizable panels, the possibilities are endless. Staying organized has never looked this good. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Wake Alarm Clock – ($3.99 $1.99) – Meet Wake, the most beautiful and intuitive alarm for iPhone & iPad. Slap to snooze, flip your phone over to turn off alarms or Shake to wake. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

7 Minute Workout Challenge – ($2.99 $1.99) – Researchers have selected 12 exercises that are performed for 30 seconds with 10 second rest intervals. This high-intensity training with little rest results in higher daily metabolism and is the equivalent of working out for over an hour – for only slightly longer than 7 minutes. Download for iPhone here.

Bonjournal – ($2.99 free) – the simple way to record and share your travel adventures. The app helps you easily collect all the beautiful moments, stories and pictures from your journey into a single narrative. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Wiki-Watch – ($0.99 free) – finds Wikipedia articles about places around you on your Apple Watch, and presents the results as short snippets that are easy to digest on the smaller screen. Download for iPhone here.

Other apps still on sale:


Tweetbot 3 – ($4.99) – Tapbots updated their Twitter client for iPhone today with support for Twitter’s new Quote Tweet feature. Download for iPhone here.


The Enchanted Cave 2 – ($2.99) – Delve into a strange cave with a seemingly endless supply of treasure, strategically choosing your battles to gather as much treasure as possible! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

MARVEL Future Fight – (free) – S.H.I.E.L.D. Director Nick Fury has sent a dire call from the future: The multiple dimensions of the multiverse are collapsing upon each other – and it’s up to you to ensure humanity survives! Gather the mightiest Super Heroes and Super Villains, assemble your team, and protect the universe at all costs! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

The Line Zen – (free) – The Line Zen is the sequel to 2014’s hit game, The Line, but now with a new twist. You still dart and weave through a procedurally generated world while avoiding the red shapes, but now you use friendly green shapes to your advantage — but be careful — because sometimes they can get in the way! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Sheep Frenzy! – (free) – Rules are simple. You use just two “buttons” to move the bar and the bar is what prevents sheep from falling into the abyss. They will just bounce right off the bar to the other side. They may seem a little suicidal, but at least you earn points for rescuing them, right? Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Basketball Showdown 2015 – (free) – For the first time ever, become a coach of your very own team. Join up with friends and recruit real players to form an unbeatable squad. Then compete against other teams from around the world in weekly tournaments for huge prizes. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Godspeed Commander – (free) – Build the deadliest spaceship and become the Top Commander in the Galaxy. Hand pick your crew to take into battle and gain an edge over your opponents. Battle your friends and strangers in intense real time multiplayer combat. Godspeed, Commander! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

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

  • Noohar

    Thanks for Wiki-Watch. The Apple Watch not yet out in ZA & not sure if I will get/need it but at least I have this App lol ⌚️