New, updated, and discounted apps: Fantastical 2, Canabalt, Actions, and more!

Every day dozens and dozens of new and updated apps and games hit the iOS and Mac App Stores. More still go on sale all the time. It's impossible to keep up with them all, but it's not impossible to pick out the very best. Here they are!

New iOS apps

  • PHHHOTO - Put together your still photos to create some twitchy GIF-style videos. - Free - Download now
  • Anchor Pointer - A new GPS app for iPhone that allows you to find your friends in large areas or find your car, without ever having to launch an actual map. Anchor Pointer uses a compass instead. $1.99 - Download Now
  • Dropu - Dropu is a new and addictive puzzle game for iOS that requires you to make a line of 5 to clear it off the board. Think of it as a cross between Tetris and Sudoku. Free - Download Now

Updated iOS apps

  • Fantastical 2 for iPad - The highly polished third-party calendar app adds snooze to alerts, external keyboard shortcuts, and lots of other tweaks. One of our favorite calendar apps. - $14.99 $9.99 - Download now

  • Canabalt - The classic endless runner adds 8 new game modes, each with their own leaderboards, and 16 new achievements - $2.99 - Download now

  • Ascension: Rise of the Godslayer - An excellent strategic card game has added a whole new expansion, Rise of Vigil with 11 new monsters, 24 new heroes, and 11 new constracts. - Free, $3.99 for expansion - Download now

Discounted iOS apps

  • Fantastical 2 for iPhone: A slick calendar app for iPhone with a steep price cut. - $9.99 $4.99 - Download now
  • Actions for iPad: Turn your iPad into a shortcut powerhouse for your Mac. Paste snippets, launch macros, open apps, and lots more. - $3.99 Free - Download now
  • Bonza: A superb little word puzzle game. - $0.99 Free - Download now

More apps and updates?

If you try any of the apps or updates, let me know how they work for you. If you got any new or updated apps today that you loved, but don't see here, let us know about them!

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Simon Sage

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New, updated, and discounted apps: Fantastical 2, Canabalt, Actions, and more!


Wow. I bought Fantastical 2 (iPhone) for $1.99 this past January, when its base price was $4.99. When did they double it to $9.99????

Making you pay for a new version is one thing, but doubling the price on the same version is another....

I want to try Fantastical but just can't take the plunge. I never mind paying for apps but when you hit that $10 mark it has to be something I can't live with out.