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. Goodreads (FREE)
This one is a book lover’s paradise! Find and share books you love on the world’s largest site for readers. You can keep track of what you read, write reviews, and find new and interesting books in this very big catalog of books and reviews. Get out those summer beach reads and enjoy!
2. Phrase Party ($0.99 from $1.99)
If you’re into games like Charades or Taboo, then you’re going to really love this app! It’s the ultimate hot-potato phrase-guessing party game on the App Store right now! Try to describe a phrase that appears on your screen to your teammates by using words instead of gestures. Pass your device around until the timer goes off. The person caught holding the device is the loser. I can picture this being really fun for road trips in the car, so long as the driver isn’t holding or looking at the phone!
3. iTranslate Voice ($0.99 from $1.99)
Ever wish you could speak another language? With this app, you can totally fake it! Speak into your phone in English and immediately hear yourself in another language. Choose from one of 36 languages and start communicating! You can even look up words in the dictionary just using your voice!