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
Tag Journal: write your diary [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $2.99] Record your life events, thoughts and ideas with photos, short videos, notes and voice recordings.
Hipster CEO [iPhone; Now free, down from $0.99] Hipster CEO allows you to prove that you're the next Mark Zuckerberg by growing your business from a tiny dorm room startup to a global tech powerhouse. And look totally trendy while you're doing it.
Fitness Point Pro - Workout Exercise Journal & Personal Trainer + Body Tracker [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $4.99] Fitness Point is a simple app, to follow your progress at the gym and much more. Just everything, that you need!
Liquid Scale [iPhone; Now free, down from $1.99] Liquid Scale allows to scale images horizontally or vertically without distorting the content.
The Doors [iPad; Now free, down from $2.99] More than 700 images and 100 music and sound clips that will delight and satisfy Doors fans.
RollerCoaster Tycoon® 4 Mobile™ [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $0.99] Create and share the amusement park of your dreams and construct incredible roller coasters and rides to keep your visitors happy
New and Notable Apps
The Ensign [iPhone; $0.99] Have to survive. The war's not over. The Ensign is a Prequel to the critically acclaimed experience: A Dark Room iOS.
Albums (feat. Louie Mantia) [Radio Edit] [iPhone; $2.99] Listening to music shouldn't be complicated. So we created a spot for your favorites and a handy search field for everything else.
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies [iOS Universal; Free] There are no "Objections!" to the latest entry in the Ace Attorney series! Become a lawyer and solve the case! Your client's life is in your hands!
GravityLine [iOS Universal; $0.99] Looong line challenge! The world is threatened by an incredibly dangerous bacteria. Remove it from the infected objects using a microscope, cool tools, wits and your reflexes.
Battle Group 2 [iOS Universal; #2.99] Your battleships are ready with the return of Battle Group, the evolution of missile command and the best naval combat game on mobile.
Blogo [OS X; $14.99] Blogging made easy, again. Blogo is the easiest and fastest way to write, publish and manage multiple blogs.
Updates you don't want to miss
Card Wars - Adventure Time [iOS Universal; $0.99] Play the game inspired by the Adventure Time episode, "Card Wars"! Summon creatures and cast spells to battle your way to victory. Version 1.0.9 brings the following changes:
- Now with 100% more Princess Cookie! Grab the Princess Cookie Hero Card to do crazy-awesome damage with your swamp creatures.
Dispatch: Email meets GTD with TextExpander snippets [iPhone; $4.99] Dispatch makes it easy to act on emails even when you're on the move. Version 2.1 brings the following changes:
- New Actions: Send to Todoist, Send to Pocket Informant, Send to Toodledo, Open In iCabMobile, Open In Mercury Browser, Export as PDF, Message as PDF, Send to Pinswift, Send to DashPlus, All GTD actions supports sending URL.
- Bulk Edit
- Change removal option in mail view
- Move to folders from any accounts
- Always BCC Myself option
- Set default account to send email in unified inbox
- Emails in sent folder shows recipient names instead of 'Me'
- Show quick move as a button in action sheets for removal
- Search mailboxes when moving emails
- Choose reminder list to create reminder in
- Bug fixes
Todo [OS X; $14.99] Todo® empowers millions of people around the world to get things done. Version 3.0.0 brings the following changes:
- Completely new user interface to match the award winning iOS Todo apps
- Bug fixes and performance improvements
- Customization options including a new set of icons and colors
- Fixed backwards compatibility bug affecting users on OS X 10.8 and 10.7
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