Every day dozens and dozens of new and updated apps and games hit the iOS and Mac App Stores. It's impossible to keep up with them all, but it's not impossible to pick out the very best. Here they are! Today we've got a cool new conversion tool, an update to the hot new group messaging tool Slack, great deals on Mac and iOS apps, and a new Sims 2 collection for the Mac!
New and updated iOS apps
Convoto: Unit conversion for temperature, weight, length, power, and more. Simple, colorful design. $1.99 - Download now
Godus: Peter Molyneux's (Fable, Populous, Black & White) newest "God" game, for iOS! Shape the landscape, become worshipped by its denizens, cast miracles and more. Pictured in the image above. Free - Download now
RPG Rusted Emeth: Become a bounty hunter and track down golems. Classic JRPG-style gameplay. $3.99 - Download now
Slack 1.50: Team communication tool with group and private chat, image preview, search functionality and more. Adds new Recent Mentions feature, push notifications for all the teams you're logged into, improved loading animations, and much more. Free - Download now
Vine 2.2.1: Popular video-sharing social network. Updated with new navigation tab bar that makes it easier to get around the app, more video viewing room and the ability to share a Vine publicly or as a message from the share screen. Free - Download now
Discounted iOS apps:
Dark Guardians: Adventure game that's part rhythm game, part endless runner.
$1.99Free - Download now
Notifyr: Receive iOS notifications on your Mac.
$3.99Free - Download now
Scanbot: PDF and QR code scanner, cloud upload, and multi-page scan utility.
$1.99$0.99 - Download now
New and updated Mac apps
- The Sims 2: Super Collection: The classic Sims 2 game has returned to the Mac, this time combining all content from the original game with six expansion packs and three "stuff" packs never packaged together before. $29.99 - Download now
Discounted Mac apps
Contents Exporter for Gmail: Backup email, calendar, tasks and contacts from your Gmail account onto your Mac.
$28.99$2.99 - Download now
1Password: Master password management for every web site you visit.
$49.99$34.99 - 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!
We may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more.
HomePod mini fans in Mexico and Taiwan can now place their orders
Apple's HomePod mini is now available in two more countries, but a third will have to wait a little while longer.
Check your apps are M1-safe with this free tool from iMazing
Want to know which apps are compiled with Apple silicon in mind? Silicon will tell you and it won't cost you a penny.
Flighty's COVID-conscious update adds new cancellation alerts and more
Flighty has been updated to give fliers the tools they need this COVID-filled holiday season.
Bring the smarts to the great outdoors with these HomeKit outdoor plugs
Have an epic holiday light display that you always forget to turn on? Let automation and Siri handle it for you with the best HomeKit outdoor smart plugs.