1. Winston | Free Winston, a Siri-like app that only speaks and doesn’t accept commands, launched in a private beta last summer, and now the digital assistant app is redesigned and live in the App Store. A few of the fresh features include new and customizable channels, newscasts, AirPlay support, web view, and an expanded vocabulary. Check out the promo video above.

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2. Talkbits | Free Talkbits, a self-dubbed “social Walkie-Talkie” and location-based service, released its United States and United Kingdom apps for iOS and Android today. A few of the key features include live public audio streams and voice messages, cross platform push-to-talk instant walkie-talkie messenger, private and group chats, conversation history, Facebook Contacts integration, and the ability to send voice records to geotagged channels. The service works over cellular and Wi-Fi, and it is free with no advertising. Check out the promo video above.


1. Twittelator Pro | $4.99 Version 5.3 of this Twitter client launched today with the following changes:

  • Contacts are loading correctly now
  • Lists I Follow load correctly now
  • Facebook login working again

Twittelator Free and Twittelator Neue also received the same updates.

3. Final Fantasy IV | $15.99 Version 1.1.0 of this Final Fantasy franchise title includes a bug fix for a sound driver that caused the game to crash.

4. Sonos Controller | Free Version 4.0 of this Hi-Fi system landed today with the following changes:

This update provides one-click access to your favorite music, radio, and playlists with “Sonos Favorites” and looks great on the iPhone 5.

5. Circa | Free Version 1.2 of this news reader released yesterday with a rebuilt sharing interface. New features include a technology news category, all-new sharing features via iMessage and texting, as well as social network-specific sharing options. The update also includes hyperlinks in stories and bug fixes for a gesture function.

6. Overstock | Free Version 2.12 of’s official app hit last night with a slew of bug fixes, including:

  •  Fixed Back button navigation issue
  • Fixed iPad orientation issue
  • Fixed Search/Refinement issue
  • Fixed Product Details display issue
  • Fixed Express Checkout and Paypal Checkout issues
  • Added Support for Multiple Product Images
  • Added Search Bar to home screen
  • Added Sign Out to home screen
  • Improved Cart functionality
  • Updated Lotto with better offers

7. Spotify | Free Version 0.5.10 rolled out yesterday with support for Polish and Italian.

Price Drops

  1. Super Monsters Ate My Condo | Free (was 99 cents)
  2. Need for Speed Hot Pursuit for iPad | 99 cents (was $4.99)
  3. Ultimate Mortal Kombat™ 3  for iPad | 99 cents (was $4.99)
  4. Karateka | 99 cents (was $2.99)
  5. NBA 2K13 | $2.99 (was $7.99)
  6. Dream Home | 99 cents (was $1.99)
  7. Dream Home HD | 99 cents (was $4.99)
  8. Money Wiz for Mac | $19.99 (was $24.99)

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