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
Discovr Movies - discover new movies [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $3.99] There are so many movies in the world today. How do you find a new movie to watch? Discovr Movies makes it easy to find a new movie that you'll like.
ReplayCam - Slow Motion Replay Video Camera [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $1.99] Add amazing slow motion replays to videos with ReplayCam! Tap and hold replay button during recording and last the 3 seconds of video will be replayed in slow motion.
Oldify 2 - Face Your Old Age [iPhone; Now free, down from $1.99] Take a photo of yourself (or friends!) and Oldify 2 makes you old.
Dudeski [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $1.99] Race down Shred Lord mountain as an avalanche chases after you.
Pocket Lists – To-do List & Checklist [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $4.99] Pocket Lists is an amazing universal app for managing to-do lists, focusing on important to-dos, and collaborating on to-do lists with your friends.
Discovr Music - discover new music [OS X; Now free, down from $3.99] We built Discovr Music to make it easy to find and explore new music. Enter an artist you like and you'll discover artists you love.
New and Notable Apps
iMPC Pro [iPad; $12.99] iMPC Pro Professional music production app for iPad
Mia and Me - The Legend of Centopia [iOS Universal; $2.99] Life in beautiful Centopia is threatened by the evil Queen Panthea – it's your mission to stop her wicked plans and protect the happy life of Centopias Elves and Unicorns.
Tales from the Dragon Mountain: the Lair [OS X; Free] Follow Mina once again to find the lair of the evil spirit called Strix in this captivating sequel to the beloved hidden object adventure!
Updates you don't want to miss
PDF Expert 5 - Fill forms, annotate PDFs, sign documents [iOS Universal; $9.99] PDF Expert 5 is a must-have app for anyone who reads, annotates or edits PDF documents on iPad or iPhone. Version 5.1.3 brings the following changes:
- Improved app stability in hard cases that you reported.
OTTTD [iOS Universal; $2.99] HEROCORP™ WANTS YOU. Command heroes, build towers, discover strange and exotic worlds and blow them all to bits. Version 1.2 brings the following changes:
- Endless Mode. 5 Endless missions to pit your skills against
- 5 new tough campaign levels
- Over 20 new enemies added
- Game Center leaderboards for Endless mode battles
- NEW Armor, over 30 pieces of upgradeable armor to equip your heroes with
- The Herocorp Tactical Field guide, an in depth encyclopedia of all monsters, heroes and tower types.
- Cloud saving and restore. Save your game to the cloud and restore to other devices.
- Control the level of Gore, from none, to full bloody carnage
- More hero names to choose from
- Memory enhancements to make the game play smoother
- Skill reset. Reset your skill tree to change your heroes strengths and abilities
- Performance tuning, overall FPS increase
- Later levels reward you with more loot.
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