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Today in the App Store — Wants and Needs, Calcy Calc and Sortly

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 Wants and Needs, the new Calcy Calc for the Apple Watch and a major update to Sortly. All app prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can.

iOS Apps Now Free

Wants and Needs – (Gratitude / Journal / Diary / Notes / List) [Now free, down from $1.99] Wants and Needs is a brand new app designed with YOU in mind. Organize your personal goals, ambitions, and expressions of gratitude into three simple categories: Wants, Needs, and Thanks

Jog Log – GPS Running, Walking, Cycling, and Workout Tracker [Now free, down from $1.99q] Start running smarter, farther, and faster with Jog Log!

Juggle: Pocket Machine [Now free, down from $0.99] he game of U.S. pilots during the Cold War which can develop the power of concentration. It’s a challenging but fascinating gameplay, what includes a mix of Pinball and Arkanoid.

Coinverter – The Currency Converter [Now Free, down from $0.99] Coinverter is featured by Apple as one of the most Smart Travel Tools on the App Store in 60 countries!

iOS Apps On Sale

Table Tennis Touch [On sale for $1.99, down from $3.99] Stunning graphics, intuitive touch controls and exhilarating high-speed gameplay make Table Tennis Touch® the definitive table tennis game.

Leo’s Fortune [On sale for $0.99, down from $4.99] Leo’s Fortune is a platform adventure game where you hunt down the cunning and mysterious thief that stole your gold. Beautifully hand-crafted levels bring the story of Leo to life in this epic adventure.

Chess Pro – with coach [On sale for $0.99, down from $9.99] Chess PRO is EASY, is guaranteed to improve your chess, and you will not have to read any boring lesson!

Gneo [On sale for $4.99, down from $9.99] Gneo seamlessly brings together task and calendar management in a beautifully designed app for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch.

Quick Fit – 7 Minute Workout, High Intensity Interval Training, Full Body, Yoga, and Abs [On sale for $0.99, down from $1.99] 7 minutes is all it takes to get in shape with this scientifically proven, full body workout. Now on the Apple Watch!

Discounted Mac Apps

Pomodoro Time Pro: Focus Timer & Goal Tracker for work and study based on Pomodoro Technique ™ [On sale for $2.99, down from $4.99] Pomodoro Time is a powerful personal productivity tool incorporating the principles of the Pomodoro Technique*.

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.

ChronoMate [On sale for $9.99, down from $19.99] ChronoMate is a full featured Mac OS X desktop timer for FreshBooks, it keeps track of the time you spend on your different projects.

StatsBar – System Monitor for CPU, Memory, Disk Space, Network & Battery [On sale for $2.99, down from $4.99] With StatsBar, you get a comprehensive and detailed analysis of the following areas of your Mac: 1. CPU Usage 2. Memory Usage 3. Disk Usage 4. Network & Bandwidth Usage 5. Battery Power & Health (MacBooks Only)

The Sims™ 2: Super Collection [On sale for $19.99, down from $29.99] In The Sims™ 2: Super Collection, take your Sim from cradle to grave through life’s greatest moments. Create your own houses, neighborhoods, Sims, and even family dynasties—then watch it all come to life!

New and Notable Apps

Caves n’ Chasms [$3.99] Dig deep into hidden caves. Explore forgotten civilizations. Mine your way through blocks.

Spellcrafter: The Path of Magic [$2.99] Magic is neither an art nor a religion. Magic is a craft.

Watch Calculator – Calcy Calc [$0.99] A minimalists calculator specifically designed for your watch!
Calcy Calc – Watch Calculator and Tipy Calc – Watch Tip Calculator.

Watch Tip Calculator – Tipy Calc [$0.99] Tipy Calc is a wonderful and simple tip calculator for your watch. Simply type the bill amount, the tip amount and you’re given the tip and total.

Updates you don’t want to miss

Weather Nerd – Forecasts and Radar [$3.99] Weather Nerd is the ultimate weather report and forecast app!. Version 1.7 includes the following changes:

  • NEW Apple Watch app and glance!
  • NEW Radar and satellite map
  • Added icon to daily forecasts
  • Shows weather alerts full screen (for readability)
  • Clarified precipitation projections

Sortly – Moving Organization & Inventory [$Free] Sortly is the incredibly simple way to organize your next move!. Version 5.0 includes the following changes:

  • A video is worth a thousand photos. Now you can add 15-second video to your items. (Premium)
  • Create elegant Sortly QR labels and attach them to boxes and items, so you can scan and search later. (Premium)
  • Attractive one-time purchase price for Premium features.
  • We have built in a moving checklist to make your move easier.
  • Add product details such as serial numbers, warranty expiration, purchase dates in their own fields.
  • Schedule reminders on warranty expiration and return dates.
  • Keep track of who you lent your favorite items to, and schedule reminders to get back.
  • Locations, sub-locations are now called Folders.
  • Add 5 levels of folders within the app. You asked, we delivered.
  • Manually sort your folders and items.
  • New users can sign up to cloud using Facebook login
  • Ability to contact us for support right within the app.
  • Many more features that you have been asking us for!
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!