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 great deals on apps like Cinch, and some awesome new apps and games to try.


Zippy – ($1.99 free) – What if an app could not only make adding and managing tasks easy and quick, but could help you get better at completing those tasks? Enter Zippy. Zippy is the simplest and quickest way to manage tasks and reminders. It provides you with Insights on your habits to help you get better at managing and completing tasks. Download for iPhone here.

Cinch – ($2.99 free) – the easiest way to stream music, photos, and videos located on your iOS device to Chromecast. It’s the only Chromecast app that can stream full music playlists from start to finish. No need to constantly go back and change songs, and no setup required. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Alpha Omega – ($0.99 free) – one of the best word games on the App Store. Each level is full of clues to reveal. Once you are able to decipher a word others will begin to reveal themselves… As words are solved the puzzle’s overall clue will reveal itself as well! Features themes, Game Center support and more. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Findings: Lab Notebook – ($9.99 free) – your lab notebook, reinvented. With Findings, you can easily keep track of your experiments and your research: your lab notebook is always with you and always up to date, be it on the field, at the bench, or at a conference.  Download for iPhone here.

MagicalWeather – ($0.99 free) – a stunning weather app, brought to you by MeteoGroup, Europe’s leading private weather company. Striking the perfect balance between presentation and accuracy, MagicalWeather provides easy to read weather forecasts for anywhere in the world, visualized by animated weather backgrounds. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Levitagram – ($1.99 free) – ets you create professional looking levitation photos in a snap! All you need is an iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch. No professional cameras, computer or Photoshop skills required. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

SketchParty TV – ($4.99 $1.99) – the fun Pictionary-style drawing and guessing party game to play on your iPad and Apple TV! You could buy an easel, a huge pad of paper, and some markers—or you could play using your iOS devices and your big screen TV with SketchParty! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

ToneStack – ($9.99 $4.99) – the ultimate UNIVERSAL app for signal processing: with the LARGEST and BEST selection of AMPS & FX, the latest advancements in modeling technology, and an unbelievably powerful yet simple interface – it simply shreds all the other guys. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Previously mentioned deals still going on:


Camera+ – ($2.99) – this popular camera app was updated today with support for Apple Watch, which allows you to snap photos remotely, along with triggering shots via the timer, as well as a new ‘selfie’ widget. Download for iPhone here.

Google Drive – (free) – Google updated its iOS Drive client today with its new Material design, faster syncing and image viewing, and improved scrolling. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Fantastical 2 for iPhone – ($4.99) – Fantastical is now on Apple Watch. You can use the wearable app to view your upcoming scheduled events, add new events and more. Download for iPhone here.


Opener – ($1.99) – allows you to open links from the web in apps instead! Copy a link and launch Opener to see the apps that it can be opened in, or use Opener’s action extension right from other apps! Opener currently supports around 40 apps with more being added all the time. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Colbr – (free) – brings you the latest from the upcoming “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.” Featuring full-color comedy videos, medium-fidelity behind-the-scenes podcasts, and several other things! Download for iPhone here.

Decision Watch – ($0.99) – an interesting app for Apple Watch that helps you make quick decisions on the go. Features a coin toss, rolling dice, and a somewhat-weird spin-the-bottle option. Download for iPhone here.

Spacey: In the Black – ($2.99) – Travel the dark depths of the galaxy to discover adventure and profit. Will you amass great wealth by trading between planets? Will you become rich by preying on the weak? Or will you serve and protect others by ridding the galaxy of pirates? Supports Apple Watch. Download for iPhone and iPad here.

Blades of Brim – (free) – Brim needs YOU! Under siege by invading underling goons, are you the champion they’ve been waiting for?
Step into an epic and enchanting universe where magic and mayhem awaits! Download for iPhone and iPad here.

  • Beto Bañuelos

    Cinch is $2.99 for me.