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Today in the App Store, featuring Shifts – Shift Worker Calendar and Perfect Weather

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 Shifts – Shift Worker Calendar; the new Really. app ; and an update to Perfect Weather. All app prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can.

iOS Apps Now Free

Nearly – Smart Location Reminders [$1.99 → Free] Nearly is a simple way to create smart location reminders.

Vintique [$0.99 → Free] Vintique provides awesome vintage filters and powerful image editing tools.

Halftone 2 – Comic Book Creator [$1.99 → Free] Easily turn your photos into comic book pages and videos with Halftone 2.

Shifts – Shift Worker Calendar [$4.99 → Free] Shifts is the fastest and easiest way to enter and view your work shifts on iPhone.

iOS Games Now Free

Downhill Supreme [$0.99 → Free] Launch off a huge jumps, balance in mid-air, fly over the rock sections and time the perfect landing.

Bowling Central [$2.99 → Free] A unique twist to your favourite sport of bowling!

Oczilla – The Mutant Octopus In Crossy Tower Defense [$0.99 → Free] Welcome to Oczilla – The Mutant Octopus!

Truss Me! [$1.99 → Free] Designed by a true rocket scientist, Truss Me helps you learn to design structures while having fun! At each challenge, design structures that are light and strong and you will earn precious golden nuts.

iOS Apps On Sale

Perfect Weather – NOAA Radar, Forecast, and Severe Weather Alerts [$2.99 → $0.99] Some weather apps are overloaded with information. Others are designed to be pretty rather than useful. Perfect Weather strikes the right balance. It gives you a quick, clear overview of the conditions you care most about.

Capo touch – Slow down and detect chords in your music [$9.99 → $4.99] With Chord Intelligence, beat detection, and other sophisticated technology that was once reserved for full-size computers, Capo touch brings the power of our award-winning Capo 3 to musicians on the move.

Minuum – The Little Keyboard for Big Fingers: Now with Smart Emoji [$3.99 → $1.99] Type faster, see more screen, and take control of autocorrect with Minuum.

PDF Scanner – easily scan books and multipage documents to PDF [$2.99 → $0.99] Use your device as a handy portable scanner. Convert paper bills, invoices, tickets and any other documents into the popular PDF format. Organize and keep copies for reference at anytime. Share by email or cloud.

Sago Mini Fairy Tales [$2.99 → $0.99] Make new friends, play dress up and unearth silly surprises. This open-ended play experience is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers.

Manual – Custom exposure camera [$1.99 → $0.99] Custom exposure for your iPhone camera.

iOS Games On Sale

7 Little Words for Kids [$2.99 → $0.99] Discover 7 colorful worlds as you solve the mini word puzzles. But don’t worry if you get stuck. You can always get a hint if you need it. It’s made just for kids, but many parents will love it too.

Moxie 2 [$2.99 → $0.99] Moxie 2 is the FUN word transformation game…EASY to learn, but CHALLENGING to master.

Alto’s Adventure [$1.99 → $0.99] Above the placid ivory snow lies a sleepy mountain village, brimming with the promise of adventure.

BADLAND [$3.99 → $1.99] Fly and survive through the Game of the Year -winning action adventure BADLAND.

Terraria [$4.99 → $1.99] DIG! FIGHT! EXPLORE! BUILD! Join the community of millions of Terrarians!

Oceanhorn [$8.99 → $3.99] You wake up and find a letter from your father. He is gone… The only lead is his old notebook and a mysterious necklace. What happened?

LIMBO [$4.99 → $1.99] Uncertain of his sister’s fate, a boy enters LIMBO.

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.

Goblin Sword [$1.99 → $0.99] Goblin Sword is a retro-inspired action platformer with light rpg elements.

Final Fantasy IV [$15.99 → $7.99] “FINAL FANTASY IV” has finally come to the iPhone/iPod touch/iPad!

Monster Hunter Freedom Unite [$14.99 → $6.99] The world’s most exciting hunting action game, Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, is now available for iOS!

Final Fantasy V [$15.99 → $7.99] Return to the classic medieval tale of magic, monsters and friendship with FINAL FANTASY V!

Evoland [$4.99 → $1.99] Evoland is an action adventure game that takes you on a journey through the history of classic adventure and RPG gaming.

The Bard’s Tale [$2.99 → $0.99] You are the Bard, a selfish rogue weary of pointless sub-quests and rat-infested cellars. Through magical song you summon characters to join your quest for coin and cleavage!

Final Fantasy III [$14.99 → $6.99] First released in 1990, Final Fantasy III was the first title in the Final Fantasy series to become a million-seller, establishing once and for all that Square Enix’s classic RPG saga was here to stay.

Hero Emblems [$3.99 → $1.99] Match Tiles, Beat’ em Up, Adventure – Brand New Experience of Classical JRPG.

Ravensword: Shadowlands [$6.99 → $2.99] The most highly anticipated Action RPG for iOS devices is finally here!

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.

Real Fishing 3D [ $1.99 → $0.99] A real fishing game has finally arrived on app store!

Surgeon Simulator [$4.99 → $1.99] As the would-be surgeon Nigel Burke, perform all kinds of crazy surgeries to try to save his life — or fail hilariously in the process while poor Bob… Well, dies.

Wings Of Valor [$1.99 → $0.99] Wings of Fury, the famous game on Apple II in 1989. And here is the Rebirth of The Classic – Wings of Valor !!

Discounted Mac Apps

RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Platinum [$19.99 → $6.99] Build the ride of your life! RollerCoaster Tycoon® 3 Platinum combines the excitement of rollercoasters with the fun of a great strategy simulation.

LIMBO [$9.99 → $4.99] Uncertain of his sister’s fate, a boy enters LIMBO.

ColorSnapper 2 [$9.99 → $1.99] ColorSnapper 2 — the Mac OS X color picker app for designers & developers which makes it easy to collect, adjust, organize and export colors of any pixel of the screen.

New and Notable Apps

Lines the Game [$2.99] Lines is an abstract ‘zen’ game experience where form is just as important as function.

Really. [Free] Brand new way to make your Instagram and iPhone pictures Really!

Door Kickers [$4.99] Door Kickers is the unforgiving, award winning SWAT-command quick tactics game from the PC.

Updates you don’t want to miss

Perfect Weather – NOAA Radar, Forecast, and Severe Weather Alerts [$0.99] Some weather apps are overloaded with information. Others are designed to be pretty rather than useful. Perfect Weather strikes the right balance. It gives you a quick, clear overview of the conditions you care most about.. Version 1.2 includes the following changes:

  • Support for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
  • Notification Center widget
  • Animated weather maps load MUCH faster
  • Additional enhancements and bug fixes

Tweetbot for Twitter [$12.99] Tweetbot is an award-winning, native Twitter client for the Mac. Version 2.0.1 includes the following changes:

  • Support for new style quoted Tweets.
  • Support for longer Direct Messages (enabled by Twitter in the near future).
  • Fixed crash when typing @mentions in the compose window.
  • Fixed crash when uploading a new profile image.
  • Improved speed of account switching.
  • Various other bug fixes.
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!