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

Reminder:Widget+ [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $0.99] It can be accessed everywhere includes web browsers. How beautiful it is! And it's simplicity and easiness! It is also integrated with other builtin apps gracefully.

InstaBlender - Double Exposure and Superimpose Image Blender [iPhone; Now free, down from $0.99]InstaBlender is a creative app for combining images with different blend modes on your iPhone.

Radar HD – NOAA Hi-Def radar, storm tracker and severe weather alert map [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $0.99] Radar HD is a modern application for iPhone and iPad that displays animated high-resolution weather radar, hurricane forecasts, tracks and projected paths, and more.

ViewExif [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $0.99] ViewExif is an iOS extension which allows you to view exif metadata of photos.

Reverser Cam - Backward Video Camera [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $1.99] Record hilarious backward videos with Reverser Cam. Get started with just one tap and instantly view your recordings when you're done.

Apps On Sale

David. [iOS Universal; On sale for $0.99, down from $1.99] David. // is a game. A game about physics and enemies. A game about struggles and life. A game about David.

MailShot Pro- Group Email Done Right! [iOS Universal; On sale for $1.99, down from $3.99] MailShot is the first app on the Store to let you easily email groups of your contacts from the Mail app, just as if it was built into your device.

SkySafari 4 [iOS Universal; On sale for $1.99, down from $2.99] If you're new to SkySafari, this is basic version. It includes everything you need to get started learning the night sky: 120,000 stars; over 200 star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies; all major planets and moons, and dozens of asteroids, comets, and satellites - including the ISS.

Bean Dreams [iOS Universal; On sale for $0.99, down from $2.99] Hop on your friendly neighbourhood goat in the Mystic Gardens and dodge the fiery dangers in the Temple of the Dragon!

SkySafari 4 Plus [iOS Universal; On sale for $11.99, down from $14.99] SkySafari 4 Plus is everything in SkySafari 4, plus more.

SkySafari 4 Pro [iOS Universal; On sale for $31.99, down from $39.99] SkySafari 4 Pro has the largest database of any astronomy app, period. It contains everything in SkySafari 4 Plus, and adds over 1.2 GB of data, including 25 million stars from both Hubble Guide Star catalogs, over 740,000 galaxies down to 18th magnitude, and over 630,000 solar system objects - including every comet and asteroid ever discovered.

Koder Code Editor [iOS Universal; On sale for $1.99, down from $5.99] Koder is a code editor for iPad and iPhone. It does have many features including syntax highlighting, snippet manager, tabbed editing, find and replace code, editor theme, remote and local files connections, and many more.

TaskPaper [OS X; On sale for $1.99, down from $9.99]For Mac users to make lists and stay organized. TaskPaper is a simple to-do list that’s surprisingly adept.

Air Browser [OS X; On sale for $1.99, down from $4.99]With Air Browser, all your favorite websites are pre-loaded in the background, easily accessible from menubar.

New and Notable Apps

Radical [iOS Universal; Free] Press Play. Dodge Walls. Get Radical..

Imps in Toykyo [iOS Universal; Free] Lead the mischievous Dreamcatchers on their mission in Tokyo in this beautiful handcrafted indie arcade/adventure game.

Records [OS X; $49.99] The most innovative personal database app ever designed for the Mac

Updates you don't want to miss

Twitter [iOS Universal; Free] Twitter is a free app that lets you connect with people, express yourself, and discover more about all the things you love.

Version 1.2 brings the following changes:
  • New in Direct Messages: groups. Have a private conversation with a group of your favorite people.
  • Now you can shoot, edit and share video on Twitter. Capture life from your perspective, and share it with a global audience — instantly.

Microsoft OneNote for Mac [OS X; Free]Capture your thoughts, discoveries, and ideas with OneNote, your very own digital notebook.

Version 15.7.1 brings the following changes:
  • OCR for Images - Search for text contained within images in your OneNote notebooks. OCR is now supported on new images added to OneDrive notebooks. You can even copy the image text and add it to your notes. Existing images will also become searchable soon!
  • Hide authors - You asked, we listened. Now you can hide author initials in shared notebooks from the View tab.
  • Close Window - This has been a popular request. You can now close the OneNote window without quitting the app!
  • Bug fixes