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
UVmeter - Check your UV Index [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $0.99] 'UVmeter' will tell you UV Index at your current location.
Tug the Table [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $1.99] A two-player game on a single device! It's like tug of war ... but with a table! Yes, dumb!
Tank of Tanks [iPad; Now free, down from $1.99] Four players, one iPad! Dominate your friends in frantic one-minute deathmatches.
Letters from Nowhere (Full) [iPhone; Now free, down from $2.99] Mysterious letters and a sudden disappearance keep you on your toes in this Hidden Object journey that is filled with unexpected twists and turns.
Letters from Nowhere HD (Full) [iPad; Now free, down from $4.99] Mysterious letters and a sudden disappearance keep you on your toes in this Hidden Object journey that is filled with unexpected twists and turns.
New and Notable Apps
Hooligans "The Bravest" [iOS Universal; $2.99] Artik Games proudly presents the first Battle Arena Soccer Action-Packed Game!
Knozen [iPhone; Free] Knozen shows you what people like most about you.
Tinker - Tweak Your Productivity [iPhone; $0.99] Tinker aims to improve your productivity through the creation of duration based goals.
Updates you don't want to miss
Plants vs. Zombies™ 2 [iOS Universal; Free] Meet, greet and defeat legions of zombies from the dawn of time to the end of days. Amass an army of powerful plants, supercharge them with Plant Food and power up your defenses with amazing ways to protect your brain. Version 2.4.1 brings the following changes:
Part 1 of the new Dark Ages world arriveth. It's time to get medieval on some zombies! In Dark Ages Part 1 you'll discover:
- New plants that thrive in the dark of night
- New zombies and a Gargantuar from the days of yore
- Nighttime levels that bringeth the fun
- Gravestones that provide sun and powerful plant food
Red Herring [iOS Universal; Free] Red Herring is a unique new puzzle game. Each puzzle has only one correct solution and there's no time limit. Version 1.1.0 brings the following changes:
- New: Free Daily Puzzles
- Two new puzzle packs
- Misc bug fixes
Line [OS X; Free] LINE is a revolutionary communication app that enables you to enjoy free messages and voice calls anytime, anywhere! Version 3.7 brings the following changes:
- Photo/Video/Audio File Transfer Feature Added.
- The reason that friends appear in your Recommended Friends list is now displayed.
- Minor bug fixes and other small improvements.
WarRoom [OS X; $49.99] WarRoom® is a lightweight but powerful document review tool for litigation support. Version 2.3 brings the following changes:
- New unified window allows you to browse your document metadata and images simultaneously!
- Duplicate Detection
- Index Search
- PDF Template
- Export PDFs with bates number or annotations burned in.
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