New, updated and discounted apps: Instagram, Uber, game deals and more!

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 an important update to Uber for professionals who depend on the service, great iOS and Mac game deals and more!

New and updated iOS apps

  • Airbnb 4.1.0: Stay in apartments and homes instead of hotels when you travel. Photo resolution improved, previous trips added to My Trips section, improved reviews, easier to compare listings to the Map view, bugs fixed. Free - Download now

  • GoodReader 4.3.0: Robust PDF reader app with support for annotations, cloud syncing, and more. Updated with WiFi Only option for scheduled Auto Sync. $6.99 - Download now

  • Instagram 6.0.6: Popular photo blogging social media site. Bug fixes. Free - Download now

  • Margin+ 6.0.0: Formerly iDealCalc Fast margin/markup calculator. Enter two factors of price, cost, margin/markup or gross profit and it'll do the rest. Completely reworked, now with integrated currency conversion. $1.99 - Download now

  • MediaFire 2.0: Back up your photos, videos, music and documents with 12 GB of free storage. Adds automatic camera roll backup, new design, built-in music player, AirPlay support for music and videos and more. Free - Download now

  • MyFitnessPal 5.5: Calorie counter with comprehensive food database. Improved navigation, easier to use diary, insights about food to help you meet your nutrition goals and more. Free - Download no6.w

  • Professor: Virtual analog synth for iPad modeled after the legendary Sequential Circuits Prophet-5 synth, one of the first polyphonic synths. MIDI and AudioBus ready. $5.99 - Download now

  • Uber 2.34.0: Ride sharing service. Now supports Uber for Business, with centralized billing, and support for Concur so you can send e-receipts directly to your expense reports. Free - Download now

  • Word Hack 1.2.0: Guess the word or phrase; a colorful variation on Hangman emphasizing speed and accuracy. More puzzle packs and themes, with more free content too. Free - Download now

Discounted iOS apps

  • BIT.TRIP RUN: A rhythm-music platform action game. Run, jump, slide, kick and soar your way to the goal. $3.99 $0.99 - Download now

  • Instatube: Play video from YouTube, Vimeo and Daymotion. $2.99 Free - Download now

New and updated Mac apps

  • iStat Menus 5: Keep track of every aspect of your Mac's operation from network transfers to CPU use to network traffic to how fast fans are moving. Updated with hundreds of new features and a new design. $19 - Download now

Discounted Mac apps:

  • CoverScout 3: Find and add missing cover art for iTunes tracks. $26.99 $1.99 - Download now

  • Tomb Raider: The reboot of the popular action game featuring famed adventurer Lara Croft. Learn her back story in this all-new adventure. $39.99 $19.99 - 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!

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