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

Bubble Browser for Evernote [OS X; Now free, down from $9.99] Top 5 Productivity App in US and Japan!

Pou [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $1.99] Think you have what it takes to adopt a POU?

TaskPortPro [iPhone; Now free, down from $4.99] “TaskPortPro” is “doing now ” application management.

Things for iPad [iPad; Now free, down from $19.99] Things is a delightful and easy to use task manager.

Things [iPhone; Now free, down from $9.99] Things is a delightful and easy to use task manager.

New and Notable Apps

Sago Mini Road Trip [iOS Universal; $2.99] Go for a fun-filled drive with Jinja the cat.

Egoist [iPad; $19.99] Load any audio file and squeeze the groove out of it!

Sunburn! [iOS Universal; $2.99] Your ship is gone. Your crew is scattered.

Updates you don’t want to miss

OmniFocus 2 for iPhone [iPhone; $19.99] OmniFocus for iPhone brings task management to your fingertips. Version 1.2 brings the following changes: – Appearance: Updated the appearance of the app to more closely match OmniFocus 2 for iPad. – Interactive Notifications: Swipe an alert to mark complete or snooze. – Estimated Duration: You can now view and add estimated duration for Actions via the Action Editor. – Perspectives: We now include “Completed” and “Changed” perspectives by default. – Export: Export your database as comma separated text from the Settings screen. – Background Sync: Fixed a problem where failed background sync caused notifications that “The network connection was lost” and similar. – First Run: Added a first-run experience similar to OmniFocus 2 for iPad’s. – OmniFocus 1 for Mac: Default perspectives from OmniFocus 1 (which are duplicated in v2) are now hidden. – Dynamic Type: More of OmniFocus’ UI responds to the preference set in the Accessibility area of the Settings app. – Many Smaller Fixes and Improvements

Godfire: Rise of Prometheus [iOS Universal; $0.99] Godfire™: Rise of Prometheus is an action-adventure experience unlike any other on the App Store. Version 1.2 brings the following changes:

Full support for all new iOS devices
Full support for iOS8
Improved graphics and performance
Improved gameplay and enemy AI
Improved social features

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