Here are several of the very best free apps, app updates and brand-new applications that have landed in the App Store just recently.


All application prices are USD and conditional. Some bargains could expire swiftly, so get them while you can.

Apps Now Free

Habits Pro – Organizer for Goals, Tasks and Health Tracking [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $4.99] Habits Pro = Intuitive Insightful Effective

Orderly – Tasks & To Do Lists [iPhone; Now free, down from $0.99] Orderly is a nice and incredibly easy to use to do list app designed exclusively for iOS 7.

Air Scanner: Wireless Remote HD Document Camera and Overhead Projector Replacement[iPhone; Now free, down from $4.99] Easily present hard-copy materials from books, magazines, or physical objects as part of your lectures or meetings. Great for show and tell.

Riptide GP2 [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $9.99] Riptide GP™2 is the full-featured sequel to the premier console-quality water-racing game on mobile.

King of Opera – Multiplayer Party Game! [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $2.99] The best party game on iOS for 1-4 players!

New and Notable Apps

TheTake – Fashion in Movies, Shop Exact Products, Identify Film Locations [iPhone; Free]TheTake gives you instant access to products and locations from your favorite films.

Kitchenbowl [iPhone; Free] Kitchenbowl is a social community for foodies to share and discover step-by-step photo recipes.

Updates you don’t want to miss

Transmit for iOS [iOS Universal; $9.99] Transmit for iOS allows you to connect to that server and manage all your files, exactly as you’d expect. Version 1.1.1 brings the following changes:

  • Fixed an issue preventing some file types from being sent to other applications
  • Fixed an issue preventing connection to local network devices while a WAN is inaccessible
  • Fixed an issue with iCloud Drive document providers and third-party applications
  • Removed, at Apple’s request, the ability to “Send” files to other services like iCloud Drive

Fantastical 2 for iPhone – Calendar and Reminders [iPhone; $4.99] The award-winning, best-selling calendar app has been redesigned and reimagined for iOS 8, including new features such as reminders, a new week view, and much more! Version 2.2.2 brings the following changes:

  • Added the ability to change days in the Today widget when only the Events & Reminders option is enabled
  • Search now allows matching partial fragments of titles (e.g. “bday” will find Birthday)
  • Better handling of latitude and longitude coordinates for event locations
  • Fixed an issue when snoozing Exchange alerts
  • Various fixes and improvements


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