App Recap: check out these 7 apps for iOS

After a trio of massive sales on the App Store last week, things have quieted down quite a bit on the storefront. We’ve still gone ahead and hand-picked the best new, updated and discounted apps for iPhone and iPad in this edition of App Recap. There are 7 apps to check out, including updates to four popular apps and discounts on two award-winning games. Take a look at the complete list ahead… 

New Apps

WhydWhyd is a new app for collecting and sharing the songs you love from any music service in one simple place. You can collect songs from sources like YouTube, Soundcloud, Vimeo, Deezer and more, organize your music into playlists, build a beautiful profile to share your music collection, connect with others and more. Whyd is free on the App Store for iPhone.

ProtoCodeProtoCode is dubbed as the mobile playground for JavaScript, CoffeeScript, CSS and HTML. The text editor app features syntax highlighting, JavaScript code validation, auto indentation, over a dozen frameworks for offline use, one tap commenting, autocompletion of braces and brackets, an intelligent keyboard and more. ProtoCode is $4.99 for iPad.

Updated Apps

DboxOur own Christian Zibreg covered an update to the popular cross-platform cloud storage app Dropbox, which now lets you reorder your favorites list with a simple touch and hold, set up Dropbox on your computer using your camera and more. There are also bug fixes, accessibility improvements and more. Dropbox is free on the App Store for iPhone and iPad.

MailboxIf you are going to release an update for Dropbox, you might as well follow up with a new version of Mailbox as well. The intuitive and feature-rich mail app, bumped to version 2.0.3, now lets you swipe and hold to manually create an auto-swipe pattern, alongside other auto-swipe improvements, bug fixes and more. Mailbox is free on the App Store for iPhone and iPad.

HueThe official Philips Hue app for controlling the connected lightbulbs was updated this morning to version 1.4.0 with user interface improvements, added support for a wireless switch called Hue Tap, the ability to fade times of alarms and timers up to 60 minutes and improved stability overall. Philips Hue is a free app on the App Store for iPhone and iPad.

On Sale Apps

DungeonyDUNGEONy has been discounted from $2.99 to $1.99 to celebrate being featured by Apple on the App Store. The sale is only on for a limited time, so get downloading quick. The puzzle game features roleplaying elements, turn-based attacks, random enemy spawns and loot drops, multiple themed dragons and more. DUNGEONy is $1.99 for iPhone and iPad.

Perfect PathsThe award-winning puzzle game Perfect Paths has been discounted from $3.99 to 99 cents. In the game, create paths and add other instructions to move blocks to their designated positions. You can combine or separate blocks, allowing for puzzles to be solved in many different ways. Perfect Paths will set you back 99 cents on the App Store for iPhone and iPad.

As always, feel free to share an iTunes link for any apps that we might have missed above. If you’re an App Store developer yourself that wishes to be featured in this column, your best bet is to connect with us by email or on our social platforms for coverage consideration. We’re always willing to promote hidden gems on the App Store if the app is well designed and serves a legitimate purpose.