Today's Apps Gone Free: Dice With Buddies, iTalkFast Pro, Super Gloo, And More

Play a game of dice with your buddies anytime, anywhere with Stofle Designs' turn-based game, Dice With Buddies. We also have an app that allows you to listen to your podcasts and audiobooks at double the speed, and a unique matching game. **We’re currently experiencing server issues that are causing some app ratings not to display properly. We’re hoping to fix this as soon as possible. Sorry for the inconvenience.**

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iPhone:

The Maze Tilt Game ($0.99 → Free, 7.5 MB): Slow and steady solves the maze in this tilt-based game. Make your way safely through each maze by avoiding the walls entirely. As you progress through the game, the walls begin to close in on you and the mazes become more complex. But don't worry, you aren't timed. Just keep the pace nice and slow to make your way through the 72 challenging levels. The game also includes three difficult levels, random facts between each level, and achievements via Game Center.

The Maze Tilt Game is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 81 ratings.

Universal:

Super Gloo ($0.99 → Free, 15.5 MB): A match-3 game with a twist. Slide your finger over tiles of the same color or the same shape to "gloo" them together and remove them from the board. You can earn bonus points and special powers by creating a super gloo, which is a match of tiles of the same color and shape. The game includes five modes, multiple types of power-ups, and local high scores.

Super Gloo is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 1 ratings.

Expired (gone back to paid already):

Dice With Buddies ($1.99 → Free, 16.3 MB): Play Dice With Buddies anytime, anywhere with this turn-based multiplayer game. Dice With Buddies plays just like Hasbro's Yahtzee, except you are able to utilize a single bonus roll each game. The game includes the ability to have multiple games going at the same time, in-game chat, push notifications, stat tracking, and the ability to challenge friends through SMS or Facebook.

Dice With Buddies is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 13844 ratings.

Thumba Photo Editor ($0.99 → Free, 11.0 MB): A straightforward photo editor that also allows you to add a variety of filters and effects. You're able to import a photo from your library or snap a new one from within the app. You can then crop, rotate, and flip your photo before adjusting its parameters and adding effects, filters, and borders. The app includes more than 35 filters and effects, undo, the ability to see the before and after, customizable export resolutions, and the ability to share your work via Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, or Flickr.

Thumba Photo Editor is available for free today only (05/08). It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 85 ratings.

iTalkFast Pro ($0.99 → Free, 4.7 MB): Be more productive by listening to your favorite audiobooks and podcasts at more than double the speed with this music app. You're able to play audio files from your own library or Dropbox, and then speed them up or slow them down via a slider at the top of the screen. The app also includes the ability to create custom playlists, record bookmarks, set sleep timers, search, and record your own voice and notes.

iTalkFast Pro is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 111 ratings.

CarTunes Music Player ($2.99 → Free, 614.8 KB): A beautifully simple app that allows you to control every aspect of your music listening experience via gestures. You can tap to play and pause your music, swipe left and right to change tracks, swipe up and down to change volume, swipe with two fingers to shuffle, pinch to play the current album, and even swipe down with two fingers to tweet what you're listening to. The app also includes full-screen album artwork, colors and visuals that adapt to your music, and background audio support.

CarTunes Music Player is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 4387 ratings.

Beyond Ynth ($0.99 → Free, 81.3 MB): A puzzle platformer that was a year in the making. Take control of a little bug named Kribl and travel through a variety of environments jumping on platforms, pushing boxes, and sliding down hills to collect gems and make it to the exits as quickly as possible. The game includes 80 challenging levels, hand-drawn illustrations, realistic physics, rewind, a fantastic soundtrack, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Beyond Ynth is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 3574 ratings.

EZBuzz ($0.99 → Free, 2.6 MB): Create and schedule voice reminders and to-dos in a snap with this productivity app. The app utilizes a unique UI dubbed "Time-Scale," which allows you to double-tap an area on the screen to select a time and create a reminder. You can also tap and hold on an already created reminder to fine-tune its placement on the scale. When creating a reminder, you're able to add text notes, voice, and photos, and give it a priority. The app also includes repeating alerts, push notifications, icon badging, and a calendar view.

EZBuzz is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 32 ratings.

That concludes today's issue of Apps Gone Free.  If you like staying on top of these daily deals, don't forget to check out our free AppsGoneFree app. It provides all the deals each day, and even an archive of past deals that are still active.

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