iOS Apps Gone Free: Candy Pot, Panoramic City Views, LED Basketball 78, And More

TinTin is a cute little pot who wants nothing more than to eat sweet, sweet candy. Satisfy his desires by placing different objects on the screen to manipulate the flow of candy in Pi Labs' physics-based puzzle game, Candy Pot. We also have an app that allows you to view U.S. cities in the 19th century, and a recreation of a classic Mattel handheld toy.

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iPhone:

LED Soccer ($0.99 → Free, 2.1 MB): A game that resembles the real Mattel handheld toy it is based off of in almost every way. In the game you control the brightest blip on the screen using direction buttons. You must maneuver your blip around the dimmer AI blips to find a clear path to the goal. When near the goal, hit one of the two kick buttons to hopefully score a point.

LED Soccer is available for free for a limited time. It has a 2.5-star rating with a total of 169 ratings.

Universal:

Simply B&W ($0.99 → Free, 17.1 MB): A photography app that lives up to its name by allowing you to quickly and easily turn everyday photos into black and white works of art. Imported photos are immediately turned into black and white images, but you can refine your work by dragging a variety of sliders until you find what you're looking for. The app exports images at up to 3264×3264 resolution. It also supports EXIF data and PhotoAppLink, which allows you to send or receive photos with compatible apps.

Simply B&W is available for free today only (11/25). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 170 ratings.

Expired (gone back to paid already):

Decide Now! ($0.99 → Free, 1.7 MB): This handy app helps you come to a decision on what to do next by allowing you to create custom idea templates and then simply having you spin a wheel. It features crisp and clean Retina graphics, 10 predefined templates with the ability to create your own, and eight color schemes.

Decide Now! is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 306 ratings.

Panoramic City Views USA ($2.99 → Free, 814.2 MB): View historic U.S. cities and towns like you have never before with Panoramic City Views. The app includes 50 high resolution panoramic views of the U.S. in the 19th century, all of which can be zoomed in on via multitouch controls. All of the maps were constructed at the highest possible (400 megapixels) resolution, so you can witness every last detail.

Panoramic City Views USA is available for free today only (11/25). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 141 ratings.

Concentrate! timer ($0.99 → Free, 1.4 MB): A utility app that's able to help you focus on your work and become more efficient. Just choose from 15 different timer durations for work and break, and hit play to visualize the amount of time you have worked and the time remaining. When the time is up, your break timer will begin. The app includes a variety of customization options, four alert sounds, and portrait and landscape orientation support.

Concentrate! timer is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 24 ratings.

Daily Deeds ($0.99 → Free, 1.1 MB): A simple but effective daily to-do manager where you can quickly create and check off everything from things you need to buy at the store to daily exercises. The app includes Dropbox support, and the ability to share your lists via email as PDFs.

Daily Deeds is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 278 ratings.

Race After 1977 ($0.99 → Free, 181.8 MB): This visually appealing racing game throws you behind the wheel of nine different scrapped-together 70's vehicles and has you racing for your life in apocalyptic environments. The game includes 10 tracks, five environments, tournaments, multiple control methods, and Game Center integration.

Race After 1977 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 498 ratings.

Robokill ® ($0.99 → Free, 47.8 MB): A top-down dual-stick shooter where you control a powerful mech with the goal of wiping out an alien infestation. The game features 460 rooms to pass through, 13 missions, a variety of power-ups and weapons, and Game Center integration.

Robokill ® is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1339 ratings.

Halftone ($0.99 → Free, 19.7 MB): This photography app adds an aged halftone-style printing effect to new photos or those imported from your library. You can then choose from up to 27 different paper styles, nine layouts, two caption styles, all kinds of different fonts, and six speech balloon styles. When your image is complete, you can share it via Facebook, Twitter, or email, or you can send it to other apps like Instagram, Camera+, and Color Splash.

Halftone is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 2207 ratings.

LED Basketball 78 ($0.99 → Free, 2.3 MB): A near perfect recreation of the Mattel handheld electronic basketball toy you used to play with as a kid. You're in control of the brightest blip on the screen, and you must maneuver it around the other dimmer blips using on-screen controls in order to try to get under the basket to score. The game includes two shoot buttons, 24-second clock, and two difficulty levels.

LED Basketball 78 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 71 ratings.

Candy Pot ($0.99 → Free, 13.0 MB): This fun little physics-based puzzle game requires you to place different objects on the screen in order to try and get the candies into TinTin, a hungry little pot. Objects can be placed by dragging them out of your inventory and into the play area. Collect bubbles to earn bonus points. The game includes three worlds, 45 levels, two candy balls, and five objects to place.

Candy Pot is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 27 ratings.

1112 episode 01 HD ($6.99 → Free, 98.3 MB): This is the pilot episode for the first-ever iPhone exclusive episodic adventure game. Discover the mysteries behind Louis Everett’s constant headaches and strange dreams by exploring the environments and interacting with characters.

1112 episode 01 HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 138 ratings.

GyroSynth ($0.99 → Free, 5.9 MB): A gesture-driven music synthesizer that utilizes your iDevice's built-in gyroscope. Just move your hand through the air to control parameters like pitch, volume, modulation, or filter cutoff. You are able to toggle how your movements change the music, scales, FX, and more via on-screen buttons.

GyroSynth is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 14 ratings.

1112 episode 01 ($4.99 → Free, 76.5 MB): This is the pilot episode for the first-ever iPhone exclusive episodic adventure game. Discover the mysteries behind Louis Everett’s constant headaches and strange dreams by exploring the environments and interacting with characters.

1112 episode 01 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 3642 ratings.

Space Station: Frontier ($0.99 → Free, 11.7 MB): You’re the overseer of a deep space mining operation, and you must keep it safe from an alien attack by bringing the fight to them. You’ll have to harvest precious energy in order to fortify your station and build up your fire power. The game features three modes, local multiplayer, and Game Center integration.

Space Station: Frontier is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 1532 ratings.

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