Thursday, August 14, 2014, 01:48 pm PT (04:48 pm ET)
WebMD updates Healthy Target, RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 goes free, Sony unveils Album of the Day appA trio of interesting updates hit the App Store on Thursday, as WebMD added new coaching options to its Healthy Target feature, RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 became a free-to-play game, and Sony released a new music app that will give iOS users a discount on one album each day.
Healthy Target, which debuted last month, is designed to give users actionable data about their health based on analysis of biometric information. The latest update adds personalized coaching and new charts of steps, sleep, weight, and blood glucose data in the Weekly Review.
Additionally, WebMD produced new Healthy Target video tutorials and promises improved support for iOS's VoiceOver screen reading functionality.
WebMD version 5.2 is available now as a free, 31-megabyte download from the App Store.
RollerCoaster Tycoon 4
The iOS version of Atari's popular RollerCoaster Tycoon series, which lets players build custom theme parks with a variety of rides and amusements, is now free to play. Users can top-up coins and tickets with a variety of in-app purchase levels.
Additionally, the publisher added a new slot machine mini-game. They also promise the new version will bring fixes for "a number of bugs."
RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 version 1.0.6 is available now as a free, 71.8-megabyte download from the App Store.
Sony Album of the Day
Sony's Album of the Day app brings users one discounted album every 24 hours. Purchases are made through Apple's iTunes Store, though it is unclear whether the discount can be had through the store directly.
The app, which experiences a limited roll-out in March, is now available in Australia, Canada, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand, the U.S., and the U.K. It launches with Michael Jackson's posthumous Xscape album as its first deal.
Album of the Day is available now as a free, 1.24-megabyte download from the App Store.
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