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Today in the App Store, featuring Panna Cookbook and Artsy

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 SkySafari 4; the new Panna Cookbook; and an update to Artsy. All app prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can.

iOS Apps Now Free

SkySafari 4 [$2.99 → Free] 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.

Clone Magic [$1.99 → Free] Do you want to make a photo where many of you appear? It’s now very fast and easy with Clone Magic.

Smart Whiteboard HD [$1.99 → Free] This is a kind of dead-simple whiteboard which is convenient for your work, study and life.

Actions for iPad [$0.99 → Free] Actions transforms your device in a smart and customizable controller for your Mac or PC, revolutionizing the axioms of computer interaction.

FileApp ( File Manager & Document Reader ) [$0.99 → Free] FileApp is a file and documents manager for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Yoga Studio [$3.99 → Free] Introducing the ultimate yoga app: Play, create, customize and schedule easy-to-follow HD video yoga classes.

iOS Games Now Free

DragonLair [$0.99 → Free] [DragonLair] has 60 floors, numerous dungeons, puzzles in each dungeon, and missions will entertain you.Because of the orb system that let you choose occupation, attack, attribution, magic whatever you want, divers way to play are available.

Euchre! [$1.99 → Free] Whether you are traveling or looking for a way to kill a few minutes, you will love this classic game—the same game played at countless get-togethers and parties.

Marvel Pinball [$0.99 → Free] Marvel Pinball combines the greatest Super Heroes of all time with the definitive videogame pinball experience of all time.

Tap Studio 3 PRO [$1.99 → Free] Create, Play and share song taps for all of the popular artists with your own music!

Space Borders: Alien Encounter [$2.99 → Free] Command massive star ships in a large-scale war, against a powerful alien force!

Qwak [$0.99 → Free] A classic Amiga platform game, highly prized for it’s fast-paced, addictive game-play.

iOS Apps On Sale

ProCamera HD [$4.99 → $2.99] Fast. Simple. Professional. ProCamera HD is a photo, video, and editing app bursting with state-of-the-art technology!

Solunar Calendar – Best Hunting Times and Feeding [$1.99 → $0.99] The app gives you the best hunting times for your location, so you can plan your hunting trips much better!

Calista – Best way to Design your Photo [$2.99 → $0.99] This is the best way to design your photo

InstaMail Photos and Videos – Multiple Attachments Manager [$1.99 → $0.99] Attach multiple photos and videos to email, sms, facebook is now possible with InstaMail.

SkySafari 4 Pro [$34.99 → $25.99] 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 object

Speed Tracker. GPS Speedometer, HUD and Trip Computer [$3.99 → $1.99] Speed Tracker is the most elegant and unique combination of GPS speedometer and Trip computer in just one application.

iOS Games On Sale

Percepto [$2.99 → $0.99] Bruce has fallen asleep and finds himself in a strange room that can be flattened to two dimensions. Help him find his way to the door by rotating the room and compressing to a new point of view.

8-BIT WATERSLIDE [$1.99 → $0.99] Ever wanted to torture a small, helpless computer game character? Well now you can in the world’s first INFINITE SLIDER!

Space Inversion 2 HD [$1.99 → $0.99] Space Inversion is the highly rated arcade Invader style shooter and it’s back with a vengeance!

SAT Word Slam [$4.99 → $3.99] SAT Word Slam™ app uses humor, rhyming poems, and mnemonic (memory) clues to teach you hundreds of CRITICAL SAT, ACT, GRE, LSAT, and TOEFL words.

Critical Missions: SPACE [$2.99 → $1.99] Critical Missions: SPACE delivers the nostalgic fast paced FPS gaming experience on your iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch devices. Critical Missions: SPACE

Radiation Island [$2.99 → $0.99] Radiation Island is a survival adventure game where you craft your own destiny in a huge open world environment.

Block Fortress [$1.99 → $0.99] Build your fortress, and defend it to the end!

A Brief History of the World [$3.99 → $0.99] Take a sweeping ride through the history of mankind in the famous board game from Ragnar Brothers!

Discounted Mac Apps

Save the Aliens [$2.99 → Free] Evacuation day has come! Now with iCloud!
Downloader for Tumble [$2.99 → $0.99] Downloader for Tumble provides a nice way to save photos from Tumble to your Mac.

Gear for Google Play and YouTube [$5.99 → $2.99] Gear Player allows you to manage your Google Play Music and YouTube music collection, without the difficulties of a web browser or Flash Player. This way playback is flawless, navigation is swift, in an easy-to-use interface.

Home Radio – Listen to your favorite radio stations: news, sports, music, talk [$4.99 → Free] This radio has >24k radio stations (licensed from API.Radio), including NPR (e.g. WKCR and KQED), BBC, CBS (e.g. WINS and WSCR), KTCK, KFI, KIIS, ESPN, NHK, RTL Radio, MIX 106.5, and more every day.

Foldery [$1.99 → Free] Add color to your folders!

New and Notable Apps

Panna Cookbook [$4.99] Discover cooking in a whole new way with video recipes in The Panna Cookbook.

Adobe Hue CC [Free] Capture color and light to create custom Look filters for Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Premiere Clip, and Adobe After Effects CC.

Updates you don’t want to miss

Artsy – The art world in your pocket [Free] Artsy is the art world in your pocket. Explore, collect, and share more than 100,000 high-resolution artworks, updated daily. See art from leading contemporary galleries, art fairs, and museums around the world. Version 2.0 includes the following changes:

  • Usability and stability improvements
  • Design and layout enhancements, especially while browsing works
  • Fixes for known bugs, bringing us a few steps closer to perfection

Elevate – Brain Training [Free] Elevate is a brain training program designed to improve focus, speaking abilities, processing speed, memory, math skills, and more. Each person is provided with a personalized training program that adjusts over time to maximize results. Version 2.0 includes the following changes:

  • Track your historical performance in each skill group
  • Compare your performance in each skill group with others in your age group
  • Compare your rankings with others in each game and get a snapshot of both your strongest areas and areas for improvement
  • Chart your weekly and lifetime Elevate activity
  • New Elite and Master proficiency levels to motivate you to continue your training
  • Experience a growing library of educational materials, including flashcards, interactive diagrams, expert tips, and memorization techniques
  • Access materials to develop a stronger vocabulary, become a more adept public speaker, and improve your reading speed
  • Optimize your learning by reviewing materials through our scientifically backed spaced repetition system
Steve Sande
the authorSteve Sande
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!