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
Algebra Touch [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $2.99] Algebra Touch will refresh your skills using touch-based techniques built from the ground up for your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch.
WriteRight: enjoy writing [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $2.99] WriteRight is the best writing app with countless synonyms, antonyms and phraseology for iPad, iPad Mini and iPhone, built upon Markdown.
Unstoppable Gorg [iPad; Now free, down from $4.99] Space. The final frontier. Also, the place where you get to blow up evil aliens for the continued glory of your star-spanning imperialist overlords.
ProPlayer - the video player [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $3.99] ProPlayer is a beautifully designed, yet powerful video player for your iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad,
COVER - Photo Editor [iPhone; Now free, down from $0.99] Ready to edit your photos with ease? Since now you can do if off your photos through amazing ways on the iPhone.
Taasky - Beautiful Task & To-Do List [iPhone; Now free, down from $1.99] Taasky is the most beautiful task manager for iOS yet.
iDropCopy [OS X; Now free, down from $0.99] iDropCopy OSX is built on top of your Dropbox (free or paid) service.
KCals Calorie Counter [OS X; Now free, down from $1.99] KCals is designed to help you control your calorie intake.
Brain AX [OS X; Now free, down from $0.99] This application contains intelligence questions for Pattern Recognition Skills and mathematical questions.
4Video MXF Converter [OS X; Now free, down from $15.99] 4Video MXF Converter is one of the best MXF file converter software in Mac Store.
New and Notable Apps
Who Is On My WiFi [OS X; Free] Who's On My Wifi is an easy way to Detect Unknown Devices on your network.
ALONE... [iOS Universal; $1.99] ALONE is a handcrafted, intense survival journey through space.
The Nightmare Cooperative [iOS Universal; $3.99] Play The Nightmare Cooperative now - it's a strategic adventure where you lead a group of unlikely comrades through some rather difficult situations.
Almightree: The Last Dreamer [iOS Universal; $1.99] he world is shattering and you are the only hope to restore the balance.
Updates you don't want to miss
Vimeo [iOS Universal; Free] Vimeo is the home for your videos. It makes them look great, easy to share, and simple to save. Version 4.2.1 brings the following changes:
- Bug fixes and optimizations.
- Easily upload videos in your Camera Roll to Vimeo, right within the app.
- Privately share videos with people you follow on Vimeo.
- Find and follow friends already on Vimeo, and invite others to join.
Soulver [OS X; $11.99] Soulver helps you do quick calculations and work things out. Version 2.4.6 brings the following changes:
- Currencies: Switched to BitcoinAverage for Bitcoin rates.
- Currencies: Fixed an issue where the rates for MNT (Mongolian Tegreg) were not accurate.
- Line references: An answer token will now show a warning when the line it refers to is deleted.
- Line references: Fixed a bug where undo would not work correctly when using line references.
- Other: Percentages are no longer added with regular numbers in the total.
- Other: Misc improvements to Soulver's calculation engine.
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