As new iOS apps flood the App Store every day — recently topping 900,000 — we know it’s tough to tell which ones are worth their salt. But thanks to our weekly scoop, you can have the best for a bargain! Here you’ll find a weekly roundup of the coolest free or discounted apps for a limited-time only. Each week features the best and brightest from websites like Free App Report, AppsGoneFree, appsfire, and more.
Hurry! Get 'em while they’re hot!
1. ToyEye (free)
Don’t you love those photos that make things look like little toys? Now you can master that cool effect too with ToyEye! And when you take pictures of toys with this app, it makes them look real! Just kidding. It totally doesn’t do that.
2. HEARD (free)
This app can help you capture sounds that happened as long as five minutes ago. When I first saw it, I said, “Oh sure, then I’ll just get in my DeLorean and take off!” I was puzzled to say the least, but then I learned that it runs in the background, and if you happen to miss something like a joke or driving directions, you can tap your screen to hear it again. Pretty cool, huh Marty?
3. Spinning Meals Smart Meal Planner ($1.99 from $2.99)
There is nothing worse than coming home after a long day at work and having to figure out what you’re having for dinner. It’s a pain, and it’s unhealthy because frequently the answer is “take out.” This app can help you change all that by assisting you with generating meal plans and sorting the ingredients into a grocery list arranged by store aisle. Now all you have to do is prepare it!