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Today in the App Store — Wikipedia Mobile, Vox Player 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 SimplePhysics, the new Vox Player and a major update to Wikipedia Mobile. All app prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can.

iOS Apps Now Free

Sunny ~ Sleep Relax Meditate on the Beach with Calm Wave and Ocean Sounds [Now free, down from $2.99] You will sleep and feel better with Sunny, your collection of beautiful beaches recorded in stereoscopic 3D for headphones.

Curved Text [Now free, down from $1.99] Curved Text] helps you to add beautiful curved texts on your photo. With tons of curve shapes, text styles, artistic fonts and background templates, you can add unique texts in ways you’ve never imagined.

SimplePhysics [Now free, down from $1.99] Be sure to check out my new game, SimplePlanes, where you build airplanes and see how they fly with realistic physics.

ActMonitor [Now free, down from $1.99] The app shows you system info about your device and compare other Apple iOS devices. It takes almost no space and really easy to use.

iOS Apps On Sale

Dark Echo [On sale for $0.99, down from $1.99] Trapped in darkness, you must use visualized sound to guide your way through threatening environments.

My Om Nom [On sale for $0.99, down from $1.99] Adopt your own Om Nom, the cutest candy-eating monster in the world!

ComicBook! [On sale for $0.99, down from $2.99] Arm yourself with the best graphic effects, 105 inspiring layouts, 374 hand-drawn* comic Stickers, 12 caption and text tools, auto-content from Facebook and Flickr, and you have the superpowers to Rule the Universe – in Your stories!

Discounted Mac Apps

Duplicate File Cleaner – Find and Delete Your Duplicates [On sale for $2.99, down from $9.99] Free up GIGABYTES of valuable HD space using Duplicate File Cleaner! Just drag and drop your folders to detect and remove all of your duplicates.

Healthier: Break Reminder [On sale for $2.99, down from $4.99] Research has shown that prolonged sitting in front of a computer not only damages health, but also decreases productivity. Healthier helps you to tackle both.

WiFi Scanner [On sale for $4.99, down from $6.99] Using WiFi Scanner you’ll see nearby wireless access points and their details, including channels, signal levels (RSSI), noise, channel width, and MAC address, signal quality, maximum data rate, encryption, and much more.

New and Notable Apps

Vox Player [$Fre] Say ‘Hello’ to a completely new listening experience! Listen to your favourite music, no matter where your music is – in a simple & powerful way.

Drylands [$2.99] In a ravaged world, where the “juice” is the only nutrient and most valuable resource, a prisoner teams up with the people of Serenity and so begins an adventure that will change the wastelands’ fate…

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft [Free] DECEPTIVELY SIMPLE. INSANELY FUN.

Updates you don’t want to miss

Fleksy + GiF Keyboard [Free] Fleksy is the most fun, customizable way to type, and officially the fastest keyboard in the world. . Version 5.4 includes the following changes:

  • Support for new & diverse emoji!
  • Integrated Riffsy GIF Keyboard! We have partnered with Riffsy to bring the premium GIF experience to Fleksy Keyboard.
  • New gestures for Minimal layout!
  • Color-changing Timelapse Theme Pack! The keyboard changes to different, beautiful colors over time!

Wikipedia Mobile [$Free] Official Wikipedia App for iOS. Wikipedia is the free encyclopedia containing more than 32 million articles in 280 languages, and is the most comprehensive and widely used reference work humans have ever compiled.. Version 4.1.0 includes the following changes:

  • Enhanced sharing! Tap the Share button, or highlight an interesting fact from an article and tap “Share” to create an image which can be shared to social networks and other platforms
  • Search improvements: search now supports fulltext lookup and results now also have quick descriptions below them when available
  • Lead images: experience Wikipedia like never before with a prominent, contextually-relevant image and description at the top of articles
  • Image gallery: tap on images to view them full-screen. Swipe left or right to browse other images within the article
  • Read more: suggestions for further reading at the bottom of articles
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!