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AWT News Update: June 10, 2015

Someone broke the Apple news machine today… so it’s a short AWT News Update:

  • An iOS 9 code investigation shows that future iPhones may have high resolution FaceTime cameras
  • T-Mobile adds continuity support for iOS 9, so you can receive phone calls on a Mac or PC even if you’ve left your iPhone at home
  • ResearchKit gets an update, now supports iPad

Check out the text version below.

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 Sentinel 4: Dark Star; the new Vee for Video; and an update to Endless Wordplay. All app prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can.

iOS Apps Now Free

Cubic! [0.99 → Free] Build an army of green cubes by swiping and combining your units.

Slayin [0.99 → Free] Slayin will test your skills like no other endless game on the App Store.

Sentinel 4: Dark Star [2.99 → Free] Sentinel’s award-winning strategy gameplay expands explosively as the interstellar war moves to a mysterious alien world.

Undead: in the last refuge [0.99 → Free] The coming of the Apocalypse had been announced for centuries, so we were not to know that it was so close.

Run In Crowd [0.99 → Free] “Run In Crowd” is a indie game where you race alongside other players in a new world each day.

Cravings – Meet daily calorie goal with Weight watchers, Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker [0.99 → Free] Lots of Apps can help you track your calorie intake, but can they also suggest what to eat for breakfast, lunch or dinner to meet your daily calorie goals?

Breathing Zone – Relaxing Breathing Exercises [3.99 → Free] Breathing Zone is a doctor recommended breathing exercise that can reduce stress and anxiety and improve your mood.

Solve – A colorful graphing calculator [0.99 → Free] Solve solves expressions as you type and features an innovative memory system to store and recall answers.

Reverser Cam – Backward Video Camera [0.99 → Free] Record hilarious backward videos with Reverser Cam.

iOS Apps On Sale

Death Worm [2.99 → $0.99] Control the mind-boggling underground monster with your finger! Eat people, animals and birds, blow up cars and tanks, bring down planes and helicopters, defeat the army and even the aliens!

Worldly [2.99 → $0.99] Have fun as you improve your knowledge of the world, with Worldly!

Where Angels Cry (Full) [4.99 → $0.99] Embark on a secret mission to a mysterious and isolated monastery!

Where Angels Cry HD (Full) [6.99 → $1.99] Embark on a secret mission to a mysterious and isolated monastery!

MacJournal for iPhone [3.99 → $1.99] Introduced for the Mac in 2005 and the iPhone in 2010 (and the iPad version shortly thereafter) MacJournal for iPhone offers an even greater opportunity to document important life events while on the go.

Sleep Cycle power nap [1.99 → $0.99] Feeling tired? Take a power nap! Let Sleep Cycle power nap wake you up BEFORE you fall into deep sleep

Notepad+ Note taking, Drawing, Sketching & Handwriting Pad for iPad [4.99 → $2.99] Notepad+ is pen and paper right on your iPad exactly when you need them.

Emoji Keypad – New Emojis and Color Keyboard [1.99 → $0.99] Send NEW emojis, stickers and presets right from your keyboard!

Discounted Mac Apps

Stand O’Food [$4.99 → $Free] Stand O’Food® is an original, fast-paced restaurant challenge with millions of players.

Tweak and Tuneup [$1.99 → Free] Tweak and Tuneup is a collection of massive powerful tools to enhance the performance of your Mac.

Disk Diag – The Disk Cleaner: Clean and free up disk space [$5.99 → $2.99] lean and free up disk space with a few clicks!

New and Notable Apps

Vee for Video [$1.99] Create beautiful videos on your iPhone or iPad with an entirely new way to shoot, edit and share. Introducing Vee.

Formulas – Photo Lab Effects and Custom Frames [$1.99] Dozens of custom, multilayered photo effects unlike anything available on the App Store, ranging from basic color and tonal to authentic vintage film emulations, textured finishes, and painterly and artistic styles.

Updates you don’t want to miss

Endless Wordplay [$Free] As the next delightful app in the Endless series, Endless Wordplay sets the stage for spelling, word building, and wonderful rhymes! . Version 2.0 includes the following changes:

  • New words added! 180 more words are now available as an in-app purchase.

Curator – collect, organise, present [$Free] Curator is a fast and visual tool for collecting, organising and presenting your ideas. . Version 3.0.2 includes the following changes:

  • Sharing and collaboration: invite others to your boards
  • Text tools: size, alignment and text & background color
  • Bigger boards; Premium users can now have unlimited cells
  • Individual Pinterest pin import
  • ‘Save to Curator’: send images and websites from your computer with new Safari Extension
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!