Here are some of the best free apps, app updates and new apps that have landed in the App Store recently. Today's notable apps include Octagon, Orderly and a fun Crazy Taxi City Rush update that Hot Wheels fans will love. All app prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can.
Apps Now Free
Octagon - A Minimal Arcade Game with Maximum Challenge [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $1.99] You are trapped inside the Octagon, a megaplex of hallways, platforms, and gaps—and the clock is running. Can you survive the mad race through this trippy 8-sided tunnel?
Phone Book Pro - Easy contact management [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $1.99]This app will help bring order to your address book! Whether you use iCloud, Exchange or Google contacts, "Phone book" will allow you efficiently manage your contacts.
Briefcase Pro - File manager, cloud drive, document & pdf reader and file sharing App [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $2.99] Briefcase is an all-in-one document reader and manager for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
EasyCost - Expense Tracker and Money organizer) [iPhone; Now free, down from $0.99] EasyCost - Tracking your cost very easy.
Orderly - Reminders, Tasks & To Do Lists [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $0.99] Orderly is a nice and incredibly easy to use todo list app designed exclusively for iOS 8.
Printer Pro - print documents, photos, web pages and email attachments [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $6.99] Print attachments, documents, web pages and more right from your iPhone and iPad to any Wi-Fi or USB printer. Apple's App of the Week!
Apps On Sale
Tiny Defense [iOS Universal; On sale for $0.99, down from $2.99] Use your wit and tactics to overcome the obstacles and save the gorgeous Green Planet! Collect energy crystal to build your army of robot and fight to rescue your friends. Beware! The enemies are everywhere; on the ground, in the sky, over the sea and even under there!
Deluxe Moon HD - Moon Phases Calendar [iPad; On sale for $0.99, down from $2.99] Deluxe Moon Pro HD Pro is a beautifully crafted moon application with innovative lunar design. It combines traditional lunar themes with modern technology to bring you the best: a feature rich interface with style.
Sleep Time+ : Sleep Cycle Smart Alarm Clock, Sleep Tracker with Sleep Cycle Analysis and Soundscapes for Better Sleep [iPhone; On sale for $0.99, down from $1.99]Sleep Time doubles as a comprehensive sleep analysis app and alarm clock. Celebrating the release of version 2.21, Sleep Time is the first sleep app with iOS 8 support and Apple Health integration!
MagicalPad: Notes, Mind Maps, Outlines and Tasks - All in one [iPad; On sale for $0.99, down from $5.99] All in one page in one App. Visually manage your notes, ideas, mind maps, outlines, checklist and tasks for school, personal and business needs.
aTimeLogger 2 - Personal Time Tracker [iOS Universal; On sale for $0.99, down from $2.99] Application for tracking your everyday activities.
New and Notable Apps
Magic Touch: Wizard for Hire [iOS Universal; Free] Wanted, Wizard required for defence duties. Must be proficient in spell casting to pop varying balloon types that may be utilised by intruders.
Cute or Not [iPhone; Free] Swipe right to cute. BuzzFeed presents Cute or Not, the awesome photo app for the animal lover in all of us.
Updates you don't want to miss
CalPal Calendar [iPhone; Free] CalPal is a free and beautiful calendar that simplifies and organizes your life. Version 3.0 brings the following changes:
- Totally redesigned and integrated day/week/month/year picker that enables you to navigate into the past and future seamlessly with one control
- A block-based calendar layout in addition to our original list view (with stunning transitions between the two)
- A fluid and dynamic color scheme that echoes throughout the app and is designed to reflect the seasons and weather throughout the year
- A totally revamped chat UI
- A laundry list of other new hints, accents, and Easter eggs to bring just a little more joy to your day
Crazy Taxi City Rush [iOS Universal; Free] Speed, drift, whip around corners, weave through traffic, up ramps and into the air. The crazier you drive the higher your rewards. Version 1.6.0 brings the following changes:
- SPECIAL HOT WHEELS® EVENT ON NOW!
- Drive Hot Wheels® legendary hot rod Bone Shaker™ in the game
- Collect Hot Wheels® Tokens to win exclusive customizations, diamonds, and dollars
- Available for a limited time only