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Today in the App Store — Lifeline, Stackables and more

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 a discount on Readkit, the new Lifeline game and a major update to Workflow. All app prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can.

iOS Apps Now Free

Cut Me Out Pro – Easy photo editor to Chop photo, superimpose or erase background [Now free, down from $1.99] Cut out sections of an image in any shape and paste it to selected background photo with Cut Me Out Pro.

Perfect Picture – Photo Editor for Instagram [Now free, down from $0.99] Create amazing photos to share on Instagram or any other photo sharing app installed on device.

Build-a-lot 4: Power Source HD (Full) [Now free, down from $4.99] Make your cities grow and glow in this energetic hit!

Typing Class (Games) [Now free, down from $4.99] Typing Class is a one touch solution to practice and improve your typing skills while you play. Yes…This is the right app to get your typing speed and accuracy.

iOS Apps On Sale

Plasma Sky – a rad retro arcade space shooter [On sale for $0.99, down from $1.99] Plasma Sky is a shiny new space shoot-em-up featuring over 80 levels, lots of power-ups, and multiple game modes

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rooftop Run [On sale for $1.99, down from $2.99] You can play as Leo, Donnie, Raph, Mikey, or unlock able characters April and Casey Jones in this action packed combat runner with vehicle mode!

Mirror Mysteries HD (Full) [On sale for $2.99, down from $4.99] A young family stops at a mysterious old home for a picnic and as the mother closes her eyes to enjoy the sun, she hears a horrific crash, the kids!

Magellan [On sale for $4.99, down from $14.99] Magellan is the bold new professional analog modeling synthesizer for the iPad. Not content with just one synth, we gave Magellan TWO independent polyphonic synth engines.

Discounted Mac Apps

Typing Tournament v2 [On sale for $12.99, down from $19.99] A fantastic typing adventure awaits you! Complete the quest and prove yourself worthy of challenging the Dark Typist!

SimCity™: Complete Edition [On sale for $19.99, down from $39.99] The definitive city simulator arrives on the Mac App Store!

ReadKit [On sale for $4.99, down from $9.99] ReadKit is a full-featured read later and RSS client that supports services from Instapaper, Pocket, Readability, Pinboard, Delicious, Feedly, Fever, NewsBlur, Feedbin and Feed Wrangler and has built-in RSS capabilities.

New and Notable Apps

Lifeline… [$$2.99] Lifeline is a playable, branching story of survival against all odds.

Fusion – HDR Camera [$1.99] Fusion creates HDR (high dynamic range) photos by capturing different exposures and then combining them into one perfectly exposed photo.

Noiseless [$17.99] Powered by a revolutionary smart technology, Noiseless instantly and efficiently removes pesky digital noise, while preserving the detail and color of your photos.

Updates you don’t want to miss

Stackables – Layered Textures, Effects, and Masks [$1.99] Stackables is the most advanced and comprehensive effects layering and blending app. Version 3.2 includes the following changes:

  • Completely revamped rendering engine. Now all elements are rendered in accordnace with image dimensions, thereby producing superior and more consistent results across all aspect ratios.
  • Added an elliptical gradient mask and a reflected elliptical gradient mask that conform to image dimensions. Particularly useful for masking non-square format images along the peripheries.
  • Added “Winter Blues” preset formula.

Workflow: Powerful Automation Made Simple [$2.99] Workflow is your personal automation tool, enabling you to drag and drop any combination of actions to create powerful workflows for your iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.. Version 1.2.1 includes the following changes:

  • Workflow 1.2.1 includes many bug fixes and improvements for Workflow for Apple Watch!
  • This version also adds the ability to sign out of services you have authorized Workflow to access, like Dropbox, Evernote, Tumblr, Instapaper, Slack, etc.
Steve Sande
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Steve is the founder and former publisher of Apple World Today and has authored a number of books about Apple products. He's an avid photographer, an FAA-licensed drone pilot, and a really bad guitarist. Steve and his wife Barb love to travel everywhere!