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 several great deals on apps and games, and some new games you have to try!


Fotograf – ($1.99 $0.99) – There’s a reason photos just look better with Fotograf. It’s been obsessively engineered from end to end for the highest standards of color precision, with customizable filters and more. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Monument Valley – ($3.99 $0.99) – a surreal exploration through fantastical architecture and impossible geometry. Guide the silent princess Ida through mysterious monuments, uncovering hidden paths, unfolding optical illusions and outsmarting the enigmatic Crow People. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Better Fonts Pro – ($4.99 free) – custom iOS 8 keyboards with over 115 fonts to choose from. Write with Emoji text, upside down text, bubble letters, and many more as you do things like send iMessages and comment on Instagram. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Tempo – ($3.99 $0.99) – A simple but challenging take on the cinematic action game, where you hit, swipe, and tap your way to victory, following onscreen prompts in timed bursts of action events. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Can Knockdown 3 – ($1.99 $0.99) – Challenge your aim, hone your precision, and push your puzzle-solving skills to the next level in this insanely addictive game. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

TextGrabber + Translator – ($9.99 $1.99) – easily and quickly scans, translates and saves your chosen text from virtually any printed material. Simply take a picture of the text and immediately edit, hear it spoken aloud via VoiceOver, translate it into 70 languages, send your text by SMS or e-mail, or share it quickly on Facebook, Twitter or Evernote. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Previously mentioned deals still going on:


Apple Store – (free) – Apple today updated its Apple Store app with support for Touch ID and two-step verification. You can now use your fingerprint to login into your account and check order status, EasyPay receipts and reservations. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Shazam – (free) – Now you can Shazam images whenever you see the Shazam logo or a QR code. Unlock additional content, interactive experiences, special offers, and much more. Download for iPhone and iPad here.


Skiing Yeti Mountain – (free) – Carve your way through hundreds of levels as you search for the elusive Yeti. Weave through trees, skid over ice, launch off cliffs and get to know a cast of bizarre locals in this top-down extreme slalom adventure. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Bad Dinos – ($2.99) – a new kind of tower-defense game that makes the rest feel ancient! Protect the Poundrok family while rescuing its adventurous son from the clutches of a high-flying pterodactyl. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Draggy Dead – ($0.99) – Guide the recently deceased to a fun filled life of Meat eating mayhem, be careful of the many traps and enemy’s which may lay ahead for your zombie horde. loot the many graves to unlock power-ups and culinary delights to become the number one grave robber this side of the Mississippi! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Capitals – (free) – Capitals is a free and addictive social word game. Play against your friends to spell the best words and expand your territory. Use strategy to defend your capital and knock out your opponent’s! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Triangulae – ($1.99) – a geometric puzzle game about fitting in, where you have to slide triangles together to form squares. Features 3 game modes: CLASSIC – make squares while getting power-ups and disappearing board squares; TIME – score the most points in just 60 seconds; PERSISTENCE – when you make a square with triangles, they remain on the board. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Sword of Xolan – ($0.99) – Xolan is a young and brave man who fight for justice no matter what the cost. Help him on his adventure to stand against darkness and bring back the peace and serenity that once was. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

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

  • Byron C Mayes

    No mention of the Human Anatomy Atlas – 3D from Visible Body which is now 96% off (reg price $24.99; currently $0.99)?

    • Melvco

      We included it in our May 20 Recap, but did not deem it popular enough to include in our “previously mentioned deals” section. It’s a significant discount, to be sure, but I can’t figure out what folks outside of the medical community would do with it.