May 30, 2014
Our list this week features plenty of music, a tribute to Maya Angelou, and much more.
Har*mo*ny 2, $3.99, Universal gameThis interesting new puzzle game combines amazing color palettes and beautiful music ... blended in perfect harmony.
Toca Town, $2.99, Universal gameToca Town features six different areas and 21 zany characters from past Toca Boca game titles. Activities include hosting a party at the restaurant, washing a car at the police station, playing hide-and-seek in the park, among many others.
Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, $10.99, iPad appThe latest app from Touch Press brings Vivaldi's masterpiece to life. It includes two performances: Trevor Pinnock’s cult rendition of Vivaldi’s original, and Max Richter’s groundbreaking Recomposed. Vivaldi's Four Seasons also includes plenty of text, audio, and video commentary.
“All Is Lost,” $0.99, Movie rentalhttp://youtu.be/Lk_R04LfUQU Robert Redford stars in this quiet thriller about one man's quest to survive the open seas. "All Is Lost" is available to rent for just $0.99 for a limited time.
“I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” $5.99, E-BookMaya Angelou's journey in life ended this week, but her body of work will continue forever. This 1970 biography is about Angelou's childhood in Arkansas.
Freebies of the WeekTwoDots is the new game from the makers of Dots. Featuring 85 challenging levels, the game offers in-app purchases. The New York Times Crossword app has been redesigned for iOS 7 and includes new syncing capabilities. It also offers in-app purchases. That’s it for this week. Another issue of “How To Spend A $25 iTunes Gift Card” will be published next Friday. Until then, stay safe.
Toca Boca AB
Vivaldi’s Four Seasons
The New York Times Crossword
The New York Times Company
Dots: A Game About Connecting