iOS Apps Gone Free: Dr. Seuss Band, Cardiograph, PowerSketch, And More

Transform your iDevice into a musical instrument and jam along to your favorite Seussian melodies with Oceanhouse Media's entertaining music game, Dr. Seuss Band. We also have a health and fitness app that is able to measure your heart rate, and a photo and video filter app.

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Brave Ghost ($0.99 → Free, 17.0 MB): This physics-based puzzle game has you launching a ghost at baby ghosts in hopes of bringing them home to the grave. Each of the 60 levels require you to use different methods to collect all three ghosts and earn a perfect rating. The game also includes hints, and Game Center integration.

Brave Ghost is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 205 ratings.

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Cardiograph ($1.99 → Free, 5.0 MB): Measure your heart rate anytime, anywhere with this health and fitness app. To measure your heart rate, just launch the app, place your finger over your iDevice's camera, and then wait for the results. The app includes support for multiple profiles, so you can record your entire family's BPM. It also includes authentic sound effects, an easy to understand display, history, and iCloud support.

Cardiograph is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1476 ratings.

Moosic ($0.99 → Free, 1014.3 KB): A handy app that allows you to control your music with a simple tilt of your iPhone. Tilt right to go to the next song, left to play the previous song, up to pause, and down to play. If you put your iPhone face down or into a pouch, Moosic will utilize the proximity sensor to instantly shut your screen off and conserve battery power. The app also includes the ability to fine-tune tilt sensitivity as well.

Moosic is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 8 ratings.

Dr. Seuss Band ($0.99 → Free, 40.5 MB): Jam along with your favorite Seussian melodies or create your own with this Rock Band-like music game. In the main Music Game mode, you're required to tap the colorful buttons at the bottom of the screen just as the notes reach them to try and earn the highest possible score. If you're not feeling competitive, you can just create your own little tunes in the Free Play mode. You can also switch out pieces of your horn to create different sounds by swiping up and down on the different sections. The game includes 10 original songs, five instruments, 10 effects, three difficulty levels, and Game Center integration.

Dr. Seuss Band is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 793 ratings.

PUZZLE COSMOS ($2.99 → Free, 13.5 MB): A matching game that offers something a little different in terms of gameplay. Roll collections of blocks around the screen until you find a match of three or more and then tap the down arrow to cause them to glow, which means they are about to be removed. You can add blocks to your glowing chain for a short time to create even bigger matches. Just don't let the blocks reach the "dead line" near the top of the screen, because if they do, it's game over. The game includes four modes, the option to use flick controls instead of buttons, and a secondary theme.

PUZZLE COSMOS is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 58 ratings.

PowerSketch ($0.99 → Free, 9.0 MB): Add a little fun to your photos and videos with this photography app. It includes 12 unique sketch filters that can be applied to your camera feed in real-time, so you'll always know how your photo or video will turn out before capturing it. Photos and videos can include a date label, geotag information, and can be copied to your Camera Roll instantly if desired. They can also be shared via Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Flickr, YouTube, and email.

PowerSketch is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 91 ratings.

Cars in sandbox: Construction ($1.99 → Free, 30.4 MB): A fully interactive and educational game intended for children two years of age and older. The game includes eight different construction vehicles, and your child is required to operate them as they are intended. For example, if they choose the dump truck, they will be required to load it up with toys and deliver them to a box on the other side of the screen. Vehicles can be controlled by tapping and holding to start their engines, and then tilting or dragging to move them. All of the vehicles in the game are highly detailed and include a variety of sound effects.

Cars in sandbox: Construction is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 239 ratings.

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