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
Slomo+ Your Slow Motion Video Converter [iPhone; Now free, down from $1.99] Hi! I convert your 120 fps slow motion videos of your iPhone 5S to 4 times longer 30 fps videos for maximum compatibility.
National Gallery of Art HD [iPad; Now free, down from $1.99] The application contains a collection of 920 best paintings of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, the USA.
7 Minute Workout - Quick Fit [iPhone; Now free, down from $1.99] Get in shape with this scientifically proven, full body workout, in only 7 minutes.
iShows - Because We Love TV [iPhone; Now free, down from $2.99] Because we love TV Shows. iShows is the best way to manage and keep track of your favorite TV Shows.
Dayflow [iPhone; Now free, down from $2.99] Create duration based goals for every activity.
Breach & Clear [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $3.99] Breach & Clear brings deep tactical strategy to mobile devices!
Localscope - Find places and people around you [iPhone; Now free, down from $2.99] Localscope is a window to your world that lets you explore your surroundings like never before.
New and Notable Apps
Hours Time Tracking [iPhone; $4.99] Hours takes the pain out of time tracking. With a visual timeline of your time, smart reminders, detailed reporting, and an interface crafted by Tapity's Apple Design Award team.
Battle Fleet 2: WW2 in the Pacific [iPad; $2.99] Welcome to the Pacific Admiral! Your mission is to select a fleet of warships, arm them by selecting their weapons, assign captains and destroy the enemy fleet.
Steady Camera - Stabilization & Slo-Mo Video [iPhone; $1.99] Record action videos, with cinematic Stabilization and Slo-Mo.
Numerics - Dashboards to visualize your numbers [iOS Universal; $19.99] Visualize all your vital business statistics, live, in one place. Numerics helps you know your numbers, focus on your goals and make better decisions.
Google Analytics [iPhone; Free] Access all of your Google Analytics web and app data from your mobile device.
Glow Nurture - Pregnancy health & symptoms tracker [iPhone; Free] Glow Nurture is a beautifully designed app that gives you insights tailored to your pregnancy.
Updates you don't want to miss
Game of Thrones Ascent [iOS Universal; Free] Your quest begins in the days before the mysterious death of the King's Hand. With over 2,500 quests and dozens of adventures, your decisions impact how the story unfolds! Version 2.0 brings the following changes:
- Game of Thrones Ascent is now available on iPhone as well as iPad!
- Font optimizations and improvements across the entire game!
- Many tutorial and prologue improvements for our players.
- The Forging Bonds volume tab now appears in the quest window and the Lorebook.
- PtP Patrols are now available, and PtP should be more responsive and accurate than ever!
- Building stats should now update more frequently and be more accurate.
- Fixed an issue where some items could become greyed out and unusable.
- Alliance chat fixes and optimizations.
- Fixed Adventure Party boon images being stretched.
- And many, many more fixes, optimizations, and improvements!
OmniFocus 2 for iPhone [iPhone; $19.99] OmniFocus for iPhone brings task management to your fingertips. Version 2.2 brings the following changes:
- TextExpander touch Support
- "Next action" has been changed to "First available" to match the terminology used by OmniFocus 2 for Mac.
- Updated the style of Project status icons to match OmniFocus 2 for Mac.
- Fixed a bug where changing an item's due or defer date could cause it to disappear from Forecast until you returned to the Home screen.
- Fixed a crash which occurred when using a Sync Settings URL before launching OmniFocus for the first time.
- Fixed a bug where revealing secret bar during a sync made the progress indicator appear in the wrong place.
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