Here are some of the best free apps, app updates and new apps that have landed in the App Store recently.
Apps Gone Free
Twitteriffic [iOS Universal; Now free, ad-supported, with in-app purchases] The wonderful Twitter client from IconFactory has now gone ad-supported, with in-app purchases to remove ads and add certain features.
Levitagram - Levitation [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $1.99] Levitagram is the original and most advanced levitation photo editor in the App Store.
Flying Doggy PRO [iPhone; Now free, down from $2.99] One day, Doggy dreamed about flying in the sky.Doggy can fly in his dream! Now is the time to catch the birds!
5coins - Spend Everyday [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $1.99] If you just want to know how much money you are spending. This is the only right app for you.
XPomodoro [iPhone; Now free, down from $1.99] XPomodoro is a simple and elegant tool to keep you focus on work base on pomodoro technique.
Any File Info [OS X; Now free, down from $0.99] Any File Info is a professional tool to view and browse files' information.
ImageConvert [OS X; Now free, down from $29.99] ImageConvert is an application for converting image file formats of one or more files.
New and Notable Apps for iOS and OS X
Next for iPad [iPad; $1.99] Next for iPad reimagines expense tracking on iPad.
Adventure Beaks [iOS Universal; Free] Begin your quest with Adventure Beaks, the only platformer where you assemble an expedition party of elite Penguin adventurers.
The Collectables [iOS Universal; Free] Command a crew of renegade soldiers and lead them into explosive combat with strategic precision in The Collectables.
Globlins [iOS Universal; $1.99] Alien globs are brainwashing your friends. It's time to burst their bubbles
Battery Diag [OS X; Free] Battery Diag helps you to easily access battery information from your menu bar.
WeChat [OS X; Free] WeChat allows you to communicate with all of your friends personally and in group chats on your Mac just as you would with your mobile device
Bit Patrol [OS X; Free] Bit Patrol is a lightweight application that delivers live Bitcoin conversion rates directly to your status bar.
App Updates You Don't Want to Miss
Codea [iPad; $9.99] Codea lets you create games and simulations -- or just about any visual idea you have. Turn your thoughts into interactive creations that make use of iPad features like Multi-Touch and the accelerometer. Version 2.0 is a complete overhaul of the app adding:
- Redesigned for iOS 7
- Full 64-bit support
- Newnew unified asset system that supports sounds, music, images and more
- Completely New Code Editor with a handful of new features including intelligent autocomplete and In-line errors detection
- New features including find and replace, Location API and more
- Other improvements and bug fixes
KitCamera [iOS Universal; Free] Professional app for your iPhone, iPad, and iPod that will help you create unique high-quality photos and videos. Version 2.1.4 adds the following:
- Horizon Camera - new video camera, that allows you to keep the horizon no matter how you move your device. No more vertical videos with black lines on the sides.
- Minecraft lens - a new free lens, it adds to your photos an interesting square effect.
- Video Pause - now you can pause the video playback in any moment.
- Autosaving of your photos (auto archive) - allows you to automatically save the photos in the previous selected locations: Camera Roll, Box, Dropbox, Flickr, Vkontakte, Google Drive, SkyDrive.
- Background Sharing - now you can share photos automatically on multiple services, this will allow you to further user the camera without the need to wait for the download to finish.
Duet Game [iOS Universal; $1.99] Enter a mesmerising trance of co-dependence in Duet. The rules are simple: control two vessels in sync, survive against all odds and keep calm. Version 1.1.0 adds:
- New "Daily Challenges" mode that offer a new 3 wave challenge each day.
- Compete for the highest number of completed challenges and the longest streak.
Command-C - Clipboard [iOS Universal and OS X; $3.99] Command-C is a revolutionary app which makes easy to share your clipboard between iOS and OS X using your local WiFi network, even if the app is not currently opened. Version 1.1 adds the following:
- Clipboard history and preview
- Ability to share clipboards between Mac
- Ability to sort or rename device
- Improved reliability and performances
Sky Guide: View Stars Night or Day [iOS Universal; $1.99] A star and constellation guide has never been more beautiful and easy to use. Version 3.2 adds the following:
- New feature: FILTER! Tap and hold to X-ray the sky. Explore invisible wonders like supernova remnants, black holes, the cosmic microwave background and more!
- More languages! French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese (Traditional) and Chinese (Simplified).
- Performance Improvements: decreased loading times and 64-bit optimizations (on supported devices).
Camera Plus [iOS Universal; $0.99] Camera Plus makes capturing and sharing an absolute pleasure. Version 3.5 is a major overhaul adding the following features:
- AirSnap is an innovative new feature that allows users to capture photos and videos using two devices running Camera Plus via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi.
- Camera Plus is now universal and available on the iPad.
- Soft Flash for iPad
- Adjustable capture bar for the iPad
- Localized to 10 international languages
MobileFamilyTree 7 [iOS Universal; $6.99] MobileFamilyTree 7 is the first is the first fully-fledged mobile genealogy app out there. Version 7.1 adds the following changes:
- Completely new iOS 7 inspired user interface
- AirPlay Video support
- Completely new Interactive Tree
- Improved data entry
- Statistic Maps
- Private Information
- FamilySearch improvements