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 we’ve picked out a handful of great freebies, and highlighted some significant updates to some solid apps.


Boximize – ($4.99 free) – Boximize is a sharp-looking note-taking app where the note isn’t just a blank page. Instead the note is a fully customizable form containing fields, making inputting your data faster, easier and less error-prone. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Slingshot Puzzle – ($1.99 free) – Do you have what it takes to master the game, or will you be left broken and bewildered? Fire the amazing slingshot mechanism and release the ball, with the hopes of it ending up in the difficult ending zone! Let the puzzle solving begin! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Creative Writer – ($2.99 free) – Creative Writer is a completely new writing experience. It helps you write differently and opens up your thinking to new ideas and new means of verbal expression. It’s easy. Simply follow the stream of words and let the sentences emerge. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Black Rainbow – ($6.99 $3.99) –  Help Helen escape the burning village; guide her through the dark and dangerous forests and help the people of Amazonia. The evil behind the curtain is far bigger and dangerous than anyone could have ever imagined. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Busy – ($5.99 free) – Busy starts your day off with your Most Important Task, making the rest of your day easy.  Busy won’t distract you with all your tasks at once or give you unnecessary features that take time to learn or setup. Instead, Busy puts you on a path to your ultimate goal; getting things done. Download for iPhone here.

TipSkip 2 – ($0.99 free) – Control your music playback by knocking on the front or back of your device! No headphones with remote? Wearing gloves? No problem! Just put the device in your pocket or on the table and use your hand or finger/s to knock on your device. Download for iPhone here.

Stache – ($0.99 free) – Browser bookmarks can quickly become endless lists of unorganised messy page titles — hard to browse and time consuming to organize — making it difficult to find the page you’re looking for. Stache makes bookmarking smarter with visual bookmarks and complete content search. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Other great deals still going on:


Duet Display – ($9.99) – the app known for its ability to turn an iPad into a second display for Mac was updated today to support Windows. The app now works with both Windows 7 and Windows 8. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Google News & Weather – (free) – Google landed on the Apple Watch today, with an update to its News & Weather app. The app now supports the wearable, offering up quick looks at weather, breaking news and more. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Microsoft Word – (free) – Microsoft updated its Office suite on iOS today to support opening, editing and saving work to iCloud and other online storage services. Word specifically received new templates allowing you to quickly make great looking documents. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

MacID – ($3.99) – the app that allows you to unlock your Mac with Touch ID on your iPhone now supports Apple Watch. MacID for Apple Watch allows you to quickly and securely lock and unlock your Mac right from your wrist. Download for iPhone and iPad here.


Fragger 2 – ($2.99) – The long awaited sequel is finally here! Fragger is back and better than ever with all-new puzzles and explosive mayhem! Introducing all new puzzle mechanics, like Gravity Boxes and Laser Switches. Complete your missions by using your trusty hand grenades to solve puzzles and destroy the enemy. Enjoy the satisfying rain of debris as you blast your way to victory. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

RPG Alphadia Genesis 2 – ($4.99) – Long-awaited sequel to the popular Alphadia RPG series with refined controls and 3D battles! Is the truth really black and white or is it merely one of many shades of gray? Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Remember that 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 major down in the comments below.