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The best iTunes Store discoveries for Jan. 9, 2015

The best iTunes Store discoveries for Jan. 9, 2015

January 9, 2015

Each Friday, we uncover titles you might have missed in Apple’s digital store. This week’s list features some familiar music, a sci-fi game, and the app you need to watch Monday’s big game.

Space Marshals, Universal


This tactical top-down shooter game stars Burton in his hunt for dangerous fugitives following an intergalactic prison break. Space Marshals is $4.99.

“Glee: The Music, Loser Like Me – EP”

Once a water cooler event, “Glee” limps into its sixth and final season beginning tonight, Jan. 9. This five song album ($4.99) features “Suddenly Seymour” and “Let It Go.”

The five song “Glee: The Music, Homecoming – EP” ($4.99) album is also available.

Watch ESPN, Universal


On Monday, Jan. 12, Oregon and Ohio State will meet in the first College Football Playoff National Championship game. Use this free app to catch all of the action on your iOS device beginning at 8:30 p.m. EST.

“The Girl on the Train,” by Paula Hawkins


Expect major twists and turns in this first novel from Paula Hawkins, which Entertainment Weekly gives an “A-.”

The Opening Line: ”There is a pile of clothing on the side of the train tracks. Light-blue cloth—a shirt, perhaps—jumbled up with something dirty white. It’s probably rubbish…”

“The Girl on the Train,” ($10.99) arrives on the iBook Store on Tuesday, Jan. 13. You can download a sample here.

Garden Plan Pro, Universal


In much of the U.S., the ground is frozen — and will be for a few more months. Nonetheless, it’s never too early to make plans for your spring and summer garden. Garden Plan Pro ($7.99) features all of the tools that you need to create the perfect vegetable, herb, or fruit garden.

Our next column will be published on Friday, Jan. 16. If you’d like your app or game featured on a future list, contact us through Twitter or Facebook.

Mentioned apps

Space Marshals
Space Marshals
Garden Plan Pro
Garden Plan Pro
Growing Interactive

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