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Today in the App Store — Wunderlist, Compass Point: West 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 Screens VNC, the new Compass Point: West game and a major update to Wunderlist. All app prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can.

iOS Apps Now Free

SafeTrek [Now free, down from $1.99] SafeTrek is a personal safety app that enables citizens to be proactive in their safety by bridging the gap between doing nothing and calling 911 in an unsafe situation.

DOOO [Now free, down from $0.99] DOOO is a utterly smart tool for organizing your ideas,pictures,voices,sketches and even maps with quick and easy user interface.

aTimeLogger 2 – Personal Time Tracker & Time Sheet [Now free, down from $2.99] Application for tracking your everyday activities. Spending only a few minutes a day on this app you will get daily, weekly and monthly statistics in the form of diagrams and graphs.

SmartScan Express: the fastest pocket scanner [Now free, down from $0.99] SmartScan Express is a simple, fastest solution to scan, crop, edit, save, e-mail your paperwork

Demolition Physics [Now free, down from $2.99] Demolition Physics – demolition simulator in 3D with real physics.

iOS Apps On Sale

Get in shape in 8 weeks with the official and often imitated 5K Runner® 0 to 5K program. [On sale for $2.99, down from $0.99] Get in shape in 8 weeks with the official and often imitated 5K Runner® 0 to 5K program.

Blek [On sale for $0.99, down from $2.99] Blek is a unique game about imagination and personality. Everything you draw keeps moving – and watching your creations move is like watching magic.

Inspire Pro — Paint, Draw & Sketch [On sale for $3.99, down from $5.99] Available only on the App Store, Inspire Pro delivers an amazing painting, drawing and sketching experience to your iPad.

Screens VNC – Access Your Computer From Anywhere [On sale for $13.99, down from $19.99] Screens is a beautiful, yet powerful Screen Sharing and VNC client that lets you connect back to your Mac, Windows or Linux PC from the comfort of your living room, the corner coffee shop or anywhere in the world.

Discounted Mac Apps

Typing Tournament v2 [On sale for $12.99, down from $19.99] A fully featured typing tutor that teaches typing for life. Ages 5 – Adult

PrivacyScan [On sale for $4.99, down from $14.99] Securely erase those pesky files that violate your privacy by allowing people to see where you were surfing and what you were doing on your computer.

Tomb Raider: Underworld [On sale for $4.99, down from $19.99] Archaeologist-adventurer Lara Croft embarks on a daring expedition to find a sunken world deep beneath the Arctic Sea.

New and Notable Apps

Migraine Buddy [$$2.99] Migraine Buddy is an advanced migraine headache tracking and reporting app designed by neurologists and data scientists.

Compass Point: West [Free] Saddle up, it’s time for a showdown!

Yousician Guitar – The ultimate free guitar tab game with tuner, songs and tutorials [$Free] YOUSICIAN – the fast and fun way learn, play and master the guitar.

Updates you don’t want to miss

Lifesum – Lifestyle tracker & Calorie Counter [$Free] Lifesum is like the celebrity entourage of health people guiding the superstar through their day – but does not require millions in the bank account. Version 4.4.16 brings the following changes:

  • We’re excited to announce that Lifesum is available on Apple Watch. The Lifesum app for Apple Watch makes it easy to make healthy choices throughout the day. You’ll be able to use simple tracking to log meals, water, and exercise. You’ll get tips, reminders and exercise suggestions, and you’ll be able to see each day’s activity at a glance.
  • We’ve also upgraded the design of the app. Hope you like it.
  • iPhone 4S users that were experiencing problems when upgrading to the previous version can now use the app normally again.

Wunderlist: To-Do List & Tasks [$Free] Wunderlist helps millions of people around the world capture their ideas, things to do and places to see. Version 3.2.2 brings the following changes:

  • Wunderlist for Apple Watch is here! As your most personal to-do list yet, it intelligently puts your lists, agenda, and reminders right on your wrist to help you get stuff done on the go.
  • To help show what’s most important to you, we’ve designed a very special Home View for Wunderlist for Apple Watch. From here you can quickly get to all of your most important to-dos via your Smart Lists and if you need to access a specific list, just scroll down using the Digital Crown.
  • Wunderlist for Apple Watch also helps keep you in the loop and on top of your to-dos with Reminders, a Glance of your Today Smart List and notifying you as soon as a colleague or friend shares a list with you.
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!