Apps & updates: Readdle 5th anniversary sale, Amazon Mobile, Dead Trigger, HopStop, more

Today’s list of apps and updates hitting the App Stores kicks off with a huge sale on Readdle apps to celebrate the publisher’s fifth anniversary. As always, we will update the list when more apps hit the store.

Readdle 5th anniversary sale: Readdle, a premier productivity application developer for iOS, has begun a major sale for its suite of popular productivity App Store software. The company is doing this sale in celebration of its fifth-year anniversary as a company. The sale begins today and will run for the next 48 hours. The folks at Readdle created a new web page that describes their work and success so far. It is an interesting read for both other app developers and app users. Here are the discounts:

Scanner Pro: $6.99 to $1.99

PDF Expert: $9.99 to $4.99

Remarks: $6.99 to $0.99

Calendars: $6.99 to $1.99

ReaddleDocs: $6.99 to $0.99

PrinterPro: $6.99 to $1.99

PDF Converter: $6.99 to $1.99

Shakespeare Pro: $9.99 to $1.99

Amazon Mobile version 2.0.0: Amazon’s universal mobile app for shopping through received a notable update that includes the ability to utilize the “Subscribe & Save” option at checkout to get 5 percent to 15 percent off purchases. You can also now shop by department.

HopStop version 2.0: The popular iPhone app that provides subway and bus directions and transit maps for NYC, Boston, Chicago, San Fran (and elsewhere) was just updated with an all-new design that includes interactive route overview maps and built-in compass functionality, “station-to-station schedule search,” and much more.

Dead Trigger version 1.1.2: Madfinger’s latest title has been getting a ton of praise from game reviewers lately, and it received a huge update today that brings tons of new weapons, upgrades, gadgets, zombies, and environments. A full list of new features and fixes is below:

New weapons: Chain Saw, Lewis Machine Gun, Marine Engine with blades and American West Rifle

*New gadget: Head-Flator X100 to inflate the heads of zombies to XXXL size!

*New zombies: mutated mobsters or armoured SWAT members

*New environments: underground car park or secret research base

*Survival arena, that is tailor-made for massacre of hordes of zombies

*Daily rewards

*Casino: try your luck with a slot machine

*Save game data with cloud backup

☣ Bug Fixing

* Revive Kit (cooldown, number of usage during mission)

* Crash in Menu when too many missions were “available”

* Booster “Ammo Supply” did not working properly

⋆ Crash in GameCenter code

⋆ Various fixes in missions and graphics

☣ Tweaks

* Enemy AI

* Aiming on crawling enemies when enabled iron-sight

* New Hope accessible after first mission

* Shop ( items with zero owned pieces, etc. )

* Damages caused by mines, deactivated turret, cutters, exploding barrels that did not injure enemies on higher ranks

☣ Weapons, Gadgets, Upgrades

* Decrease price of various items

* Decrease required ranks

* Damage tweaks, etc

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