Right here are several of the most effective free apps, app updates and new applications that have actually landed in the App Store just recently.

App Store

All app rates are USD and conditional. Some bargains might expire quickly, so snatch them while you can.

Apps Now Free

Gridplay [iPhone; Now free, down from $1.99] Gridplay gives even the most experienced filmmakers a new experience, with a feature allowing users to select and combine or divide screens at will.

Traffic Racer [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $0.99] Traffic Racer is a milestone in the genre of endless arcade racing. Drive your car through highway traffic, earn cash, upgrade your car and buy new ones.

MagicalPad HD [iPad; Now free, down from $0.99] Welcome to the most versatile note taking productivity app – Visually manage your notes, ideas, mind maps, outlines, checklist and tasks for school, personal and business needs.

Raildale [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $3.99] Raildale is an exciting railway building and development game.

Core Monitor HD [iPad; Now free, down from $1.99] Core Monitor is handy and powerful system monitor app in the App Store! SalaryBook HD – Time tracking and Timesheet [iPad; Now free, down from $4.99] Keep track of your worked hours and earnings on-the-go with SalaryBook, make sure any billable hour doesn’t go unaccounted.

New and Notable Apps

Stache [iOS Universal; $1.99] Stache makes it quick and easy to collect and re-discover pages you find useful, interesting or inspiring, in a beautiful, visual and fully searchable library.

WatchDogs Companion: ctOS Mobile [iOS Universal; Free] Control the city of Chicago from anywhere in the world with the WatchDogs: ctOS Mobile app.

Stache [iOS Universal; $1.99] Stache makes it quick and easy to collect and re-discover pages you find useful, interesting or inspiring, in a beautiful, visual and fully searchable library.

Updates you don’t want to miss

Vesper [iPhone; $4.99] Vesper is a simple and elegant tool for collecting notes, ideas, things to do – anything you want to remember. Version 2.0 brings the following changes:

  • Added support for backing up notes with Vesper Sync.
  • Performance and memory use enhancements.

Reeder 2 [iOS Universal; $4.99] Reeder is an RSS client with support for Feedbin, Feedly, Feed Wrangler, Fever or Readability. Reeder also supports local/standalone RSS (no sync). Version 2.2 brings the following changes:

  • Background app refresh (per account setting, disabled by default)
  • Loading progress indicator for the in-app browser
  • Smart streams now also support grouping by feed or date
  • New setting to disable favicons for subscriptions/article list (see Settings General)
  • Reeder now can handle feed links (feed://) from external apps
  • Added navigation pan (right/left) to toolbars and empty spaces in list views (in addition to the left and right screen edges)
  • Added a drag handle to the browser toolbar to make it clearer that you can slide right/left to go back/forward

Replay – Instagram video editor [iPhone; Free] Make amazing square videos, impress your Instagram followers. Super easy, really fast! 18 beautiful Video Styles. Version 1.8 brings the following changes:

  • Share on WhatsApp
  • Set music start time – Choose which part of the song will play in your movie
  • Steadycam – Our camera stabilizes videos like no other, so you can shoot like Stanley Kubrick
  • Own Everything – by popular request, you can now buy everything in Replay at once, even Styles that will come in future updates – own the future!

Zello+ Walkie Talkie [iPhone; $0.99] oin millions of people who use Zello instead of texting. You can use it one-on-one with a friend, for a live group call with your family or soccer team. The Zello app can even replace 2-way radios at work. Version 2.1.3 brings the following changes:

  • Replaced speaker switch with iOS volume and audio device selection control
  • Improved Bluetooth LE Zello Button support
  • Fixed audio switching to earpiece after phone call
  • Fixed a condition sometimes causing Busy status reset
  • Other bug fixes

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