Today in the App Store -- the best free apps, new apps and app updates
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
Atomic+ [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $1.99] Atomic+ is a simple, fast-paced action game where you avoid bullets and survive for the longest time while collecting squares to achieve the highest score.
Studio 2 [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $7.99] Studio 2: Don't pay for studio time, Buy the Studio!
Block Fortress: War [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $1.99] Welcome to the Blockverse: an alternate and blocky dimension, home to a diverse collection of alien civilizations.
Marble Math [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $2.99] Solve a variety of math problems by collecting numbers as you roll or drag your marble through a series of fun mazes.
Tody [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $2.99] Tody is a specialized To-Do List for managing household cleaning routines.
Bonsai Slice [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $2.99] Bonsai Slice turns your iPhone into a sword!
Zombie Fish Tank [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $0.99] Underwater, no one can hear you scream!
New and Notable Apps
Bricks – Arcade Game [iOS Universal; $0.99] Test your reaction skills! Rotate your iPhone or iPad 360 degrees to knock out all bricks and reach the top of the leaderboards in this totally new arcade experience.
Haunted House [iOS Universal; Free] Run for your life! Based on the classic Atari hit of the same name, Haunted House® is the re-imagined update filled with non-stop thrills and chills.
HexMiner [OS X; Free] HexMiner is a hex editor with features such as work with large files, multiple character encodings and more.
Updates you don't want to miss
Draft+ [iPad; $1.99] Create a slideshow in no time. Version 1.0.5 brings the following changes:
- Presentation mode: control the flow of your navigation while presenting your project.
- Non-linear navigation: stickers can be linked to other pages in the project.
- Links Management: manage the links among the slides in the pages section.
- Links map: export the literal description of the page-navigation logic in the pdf export (enable it in the project settings).
- Custom sticker library: save your favorite stickers to the project library and re-use them whenever you need.
- Added new sticker formatting functionalities.
My Wonderful Days Lite : Private Daily Journal/Diary [iOS Universal; Free] My Wonderful Days is a diary you can easily write on. Version 3.0 brings the following changes:
More entries per day!: Now write separately on your wonderful days & nights.
Restoring made better: Now you can directly add your restored backup on your existing journal.
Trash: All the deleted entries are sent to Trash. Triple safety for your entries.
Better Font options: Now you can install your own fonts and customize the looks.& lots of other improvements
Software Updatesmore updates
- Apple Remote Desktop updated with Yosemite support
- OS X Yosemite 10.10.2, iOS 8.1.3 updates now available
- Sports Illustrated 120 SPORTS channel comes to Apple TV
- Logic Pro X update brings AirDrop support, new effects, tools, and more
- Parallels Access 2.5 released, adds file manager, computer-to-computer remote access
- The Google Translate iOS app is about to get a lot smarter