This Weekend break in the App Store– the most effective free apps, new apps and app updates

Here are some of the ideal free apps, app updates and brand-new applications that have landed in the App Store lately.

App Store

All application prices are USD and conditional. Some deals might expire quickly, so grab them while you can.

Apps Now Free

Table Top Racing Premium Edition [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $2.99] Table Top Racing is the multi-award winning, combat-racer brought to you by the co-creator of Sony’s blockbuster PlayStation franchise ‘WipEout’.

PowerGuard – Master your iPhone, protect your privacy and security [iPhone; Now free, down from $0.99] With PowerGuard, your iPhone will enjoy a longer battery life and a quickly memory display and a more detailed iPhone info.

Cycloramic for iPhone 6 (Not the 6+) [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $1.99] Cycloramic Revolutionizes the way you take panoramic photos and videos!

Symbols – special text characters for the iPhone & iPad [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $0.99] All the symbols you need are just one tap away.

Super Lemonade Factory [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $2.99] Post World War II, a region in political turmoil. Andre’s father offers to give him his lemonade factory – but on one condition; he and his wife, Liselot, must journey through the entire factory.

Super Heavy Sword [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $0.99] Monster Robot Studios presents SUPER Heavy Sword! The sequel to the smash hit HEAVY sword.

Roll With It [OS X; Now free, down from $0.99] Shows the distance you travelled with your mouse or your trackpad.

myTuner News Pro [OS X; Now free, down from $4.99] Listen to the breaking news of 200 of the most reliable news sources in 50 countries and stay up-to-date on what is going on in your country and in the world.

New and Notable Apps

The Daily Cut [iOS Universal; Free] Daily Cut is your one stop shop for discovering the best video content.

LiveTodo – Tasks, Reminders & To-Do Lists [OS X; Free] LiveTodo – Tasks, Reminders & To-Do Lists is an intuitive app to help you easily creating tasks, events and ideas.

Updates you don’t want to miss

ProTube for YouTube [iOS Universal; $2.99] ProTube is the ultimate, fully featured YouTube app. Version 2.1.1 brings the following changes:

  • IMPORTANT: This update removes the ability to save videos locally for offline playback! Unfortunately I was forced to remove the feature because it violates YouTube’s Terms of Service. I did not decide to remove the feature and I would never have, but I was forced to remove it. I am very sorry to all customers who used this feature, I hope you understand the situation, and that this is out of my control.
  • This update also fixes many bugs and improves the stability of the app. More features and improvements are coming soon!

Due – Reminders, Countdown Timers [OS X; $9.99] Just tell Due in your own words what you’d like to do, and when you’d like to be reminded. Version 1.3 brings the following changes:

  • Updated to support various new features from Due 2.0 on iOS, including:
  • 45 new alert tones from Due 2.0 on iOS
  • Pause and resume timers
  • Choose different alert sound for different timers
  • New DIN font for timers
  • Improved search
  • Deprecation of ‘Alarm mode’ for timers in favour of two separate functions: ‘Snooze until stopped’ and custom alert sound
  • Optimized for OS X 10.10 Yosemite
  • Menu bar icon supports Yosemite dark menu bar
  • Fixes bug in menu bar icon where number of notifications gets clipped
  • Fixes bug where users who’ve switched off NSAutomaticWindowAnimationsEnabled explicitly find themselves unable to create or edit reminder or timers (much thanks to Bernard Schembri for reporting the bug and discovering the cause)


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