Here are some of the best free apps, app updates and new apps that have landed in the App Store recently. All app prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can.
Apps Now Free
Cycloramic for iPhone 5/5S [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $1.99] Cycloramic Revolutionizes the way you take panoramic photos and videos! Handsfree!
RGB Express – Mini Truck Puzzle [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $2.99] RGB Express is a unique and beautiful puzzle game. Simple to play, yet super addictive!
Toca Pet Doctor [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $2.99] The pets need your help!
Dinosaur Assassin Pro [iPhone; Now free, down from $1.99] An Ancient Assassin is hired to explore a huge mysterious jurassic island to assassinate the lands Dinosaurs, Ice-Age and Safari animals in an epic battle between you as the hunter and you as the hunted.
1Key Pro – Secure Password Manager [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $4.99] With 1Key, you don’t need to remember all the usernames, passwords, web addresses and those boring information in modern life.
SnapRuler [OS X; Now free, down from $9.99] SnapRuler is the first on-screen measuring tool which gets the job done.
New and Notable Apps
Miika [iOS Universal; $1.99] Miika is a beautiful 3D puzzle game based on camera perspectives combined with the use of optical illusions
Infuse Pro [iOS Universal; $9.99] Ignite your video content with Infuse Pro – the beautiful way to watch almost any video format on your iPhone or iPad.
PhotoMath [iPhone; Free] PhotoMath is the world’s first camera calculator. Just point the camera towards the mathematical expression, and PhotoMath instantly displays a correct result.
Deliveries: a package tracker [OS X; $4.99] Deliveries helps you keep track of all your packages, so you always know when they’re going to arrive.
Pixfeed for Flickr [OS X; Free] A new client to view and enjoy the best of Flickr pictures on your loved Mac
Updates you don’t want to miss
GoodReader [iOS Universal; $4.99] This is the next generation of our famous GoodReader app, and now it’s a universal app – one app for all your iOS devices. Version 4.6.0 brings the following changes:
- another option of handling files from iCloud Drive – opening and annotating files without copying them into GoodReader’s local storage, in addition to the existing Import option
- Touch ID – use your fingerprints to unlock the entire GoodReader app or its individual files and folders. This feature needs to be explicitly enabled in app settings.
- support for Toshiba external drives: Wireless SSD and Wireless Adapter
- Some iPad-specific features adopted for the large screens of the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus: grid view for file browser, double-page layout for PDF files and page rotation for PDF files
- Bug fixes
Flickr [iOS Universal; Free] Introducing the new Flickr app for iPad and iPhone. Access and organize your photos from anywhere. Version 3.2 brings the following changes:
- Flickr for iPad
- Integration with iOS 8 Share Extension
- Ability to access and edit photo details
- Unified search across your photos, albums, groups and Flickr photos
- Performance and stability improvements
- Bug fixes
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