Today's Apps Gone Free: Jewels With Buddies, Envelopes, LifeTicker Pro And More

Go head-to-head with friends and family in Stofle Designs' competitive matching game, Jewels with Buddies. We also have an app that helps you stick to your budget, and an app that allows you to count the seconds. *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:

Envelopes ($0.99 → Free, 5.5 MB): A convenient digital version of the traditional envelope budgeting method. Create color-coded envelopes for all of the expenses you want to track and add a monthly value to each one. Then whenever you spend some cash, just withdraw it from an envelope and your balance will automatically reduce. The app also includes the ability to edit and organize envelopes, and expense history.

Envelopes is available for free today only (07/13). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 173 ratings.

Jewels with Buddies ($1.99 → Free, 30.7 MB): Go head-to-head against your friends or random opponents in this match-three game. You have three rounds to score more points than your opponent by continuously matching at least three gems of the same color. Each round is only 60 seconds long, but you can utilize adorable animal power-ups to boost your score. When your time is up, your opponent will have a chance to best your score. The game includes the ability to have multiple games going at the same time, multipliers to earn, push notifications, in-game chat, and stat tracking.

Jewels with Buddies is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 7380 ratings.

AsthmaSense ($3.99 → Free, 3.0 MB): A medical app that helps those who suffer from asthma manage their symptoms. After you enter your profile information, you're able to set reminders for your medications, record any unscheduled medication use, enter peak flow measurements and wheeze rates, keep a journal of your symptoms, and receive status alerts. You can also store emergency contact information and phone numbers, and passcode protect your information.

AsthmaSense is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 13 ratings.

Universal:

Pickpawcket ($2.99 → Free, 19.5 MB): Take control of Pickpawcket, the world's sneakiest cat burglar, and retrieve all of the stolen art in this strategy game. Guide Pickpawcket through the 80 challenging levels by dragging your finger across the screen. Just be sure to watch out for the dogs, because if they spot you, it's game over. The game also includes 20 power-ups, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Pickpawcket is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 20 ratings.

Discovr People - discover new people on Twitter ($1.99 → Free, 2.4 MB): Discover new people to follow on Twitter based on recent conversations with this social networking app. Start by searching for a person on Twitter. Then just tap on profile icons to expand the interactive web of people that were recently part of the conversation. You can also double-tap on a profile icon to learn more about them.

Discovr People - discover new people on Twitter is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 64 ratings.

Expired (gone back to paid already):

LifeTicker Pro - track the time of your life ($1.99 → Free, 1.8 MB): Create count-up and countdown tickers for anything and everything in your life with LifeTicker. This slick looking app is able to keep track of any event down to the second. You're able to view all of your tickers in list form or separately. Tickers can also be edited and removed from your list at any time.

LifeTicker Pro - track the time of your life is available for free today only (07/13). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 52 ratings.

Bubble in Paradise™ ($0.99 → Free, 16.6 MB): A bubble-popping word game. Your goal is to pop the bubbles containing letters to spell out words as quickly as possible, because these bubbles wait for no one! If the bubbles sit for too long at the top of the screen, they will begin to expand. If they expand too much, it's game over. The game includes four modes, hints, bonus letters, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Bubble in Paradise™ is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 137 ratings.

DreamWorks Dragons: TapDragonDrop ($1.99 → Free, 32.1 MB): Rescue flocks of sheep by utilizing your dragon's powerful abilities in this puzzle game. Each of the 40 levels requires you to figure out the most effective way to get the sheep into their pen. Just drag and drop abilities from the left side of the screen into the gameplay area to command your dragon. The game includes 40 levels, iCloud support, and achievements via Game Center. Additional dragons and levels are available via in-app purchase.

DreamWorks Dragons: TapDragonDrop is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1158 ratings.

Trivial ($2.99 → Free, 10.3 MB): An online trivia game that will test your wits. Take on friends, family, or random online opponents in three brain-crushing rounds of trivia. The faster you answer, the more points you earn. Keep in mind that incorrect answers will cost you points. You can also deploy three different power-ups to get out of jams. The game requires you to spend "Common Cents" to participate in challenges, but you can earn them by playing or just by waiting around.

Trivial is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 119 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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