Looking to download a few great iPhone apps while saving some money this weekend? Check out these five, all on sale or free for the new few days.
A camera app for the geometrically (or photographically) challenged, SKRWT helps mobile photographers learn composition more effectively. Or, if that’s still difficult, users are taught to fake it with SKRWT’s grid alignment. It also automatically crops your photos for better composition, turning your camera both into a viewfinder and instant editor.
Back in the mid 2000s, Rome Total War was responsible for pulling millions of students away from their schoolwork, children from social occasions, spouses from marital duties. It was a strategy game that blew the others out of the water. Ancient Battle: Rome, is, in many ways, a facsimile of the much beloved Rome. Command specialized units in battle against enemy forces. Outflank, outmaneuver, or straight up outnumber your opponent for the win.
Ancient Battle: Rome is on sale for $0.99 in the App Store.
Business Card Reader
Ingenuity, practicality, and technology all cross paths with Business Card Reader. All manner of networking is cut short when you get back from an event and find you have lost a business card, or worse, cannot find it when you need it many months later. Business Card Reader not only photographs a business card, but creates a contact in your iPhone with the information on the card.
Business Card Reader is on sale for $1.99 in the App Store.
A disturbing version of Operation, Surgeon Simulator takes you into the mind of a surgeon before his patient. It’s honestly a very dark game, allowing users to now perform dental surgery or surgery on an alien body (the latter being the game’s coolest feature.) But the sheer absurdity of the game makes it strangely mesmerizing. Think Goat Simulator meets The Simpson’s Dr. Nick.
Surgeon Simulator is on sale for $3.79 in the App Store.
Perhaps one of the most useful apps for photographers on the move, SutterSnitch allows you to wirelessly transmit images from certain digital cameras to an iPad or iPhone. Although the list of compatible cameras is relatively short at the moment (it includes some popular options like GoPro), it also works with Eye-Fi wireless memory cards and FTP transmitters. Combine this with Pixelmator (which is also on sale for Black Friday), and your iPad suddenly becomes an almost-fully-powered mobile editing station.
SutterSnitch is on sale for $8.99 in the App Store.