Today's Apps Gone Free: The Heist, Fortify, TheMagicEgg And More

Solve challenging puzzles to crack the vault and earn amazing prizes in tap tap tap's The Heist. We also have an app that allows you to protect your private information, and beautiful tangram puzzle game.

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Sugar High ($0.99 → Free, 47.9 MB): This Tiny Wings clone has you playing as a sweets-loving dog named Biscuit as he tries to outrun the evil Mr. Alarm Clock in his sugary dreams. Tap and hold on the screen to cause Biscuit to drop out of the sky, and then release at just the right moment to catch air. Collect treats and slide through fruity loops to increase your time and your score. The game includes nine cakes to explore, iCloud support, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Sugar High is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 148 ratings.

Expired (gone back to paid already):

Alone in the Gloom ($0.99 → Free, 13.3 MB): An entertaining puzzle game that will help you improve your visual memory. The goal of the game is to make your way through the darkness to the exit without running into any of the walls. Try to gather all of the stars on your way to the exit to earn a perfect rating. The game includes four chapters, 60 levels, two control schemes, and leaderobards via Game Center.

Alone in the Gloom is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 171 ratings.

Secret of the Lost Cavern HD ($3.99 → Free, 450.7 MB): A point-and-click adventure game that allows you to play as Arok as he goes on a prehistoric journey to find his long-forgotten friend. The game includes high quality graphics and animations that feature clues and help progress the story. It also includes an intuitive tutorial, hot spot hints, auto-save, and all kinds of characters to interact with and puzzles to solve.

Secret of the Lost Cavern HD is available for free today only (08/04). It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 96 ratings.

Color Accent ($0.99 → Free, 2.4 MB): Accent different parts of your photos with this fun photography app. After importing a photo or taking a new one in-app, just tap on an area to pick an accent color. You can also pick multiple accent colors by tapping the plus icon. You're then able to fine-tune your accents by adjusting the threshold and saturation, and manually painting in or removing colors. Your final creation can be shared via Facebook or email.

Color Accent is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 76 ratings.

ChickenBreak ($0.99 → Free, 16.8 MB): Try not to chicken out in this fast-paced endless distance game. Help a chicken that's hard on his luck escape from prison by jumping over, sliding under, and completely wiping out obstacles by tapping and swiping all over the screen. Collect the coins that drop to boost your score. The game includes achievements and leaderboards via Game Center as well.

ChickenBreak is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 123 ratings.

The Heist ($2.99 → Free, 19.5 MB): Crack the vault to earn real-world prizes in this challenging puzzle game. It includes four different types of puzzles, and a total of 60 challenges. If you can somehow take down the vault's defenses and get inside, you'll be rewarded with free games via Steam. The game also includes achievements via Game Center.

The Heist is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 32503 ratings.

TheMagicEgg ($0.99 → Free, 14.9 MB): Stimulate and challenge your brain with this magical tangram game. Break The Magic Egg and then try to rearrange its pieces to create new shapes. Each piece can be moved and rotated by tapping and dragging. The game includes more than 200 puzzles to complete, hints, and three difficulty settings.

TheMagicEgg is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 593 ratings.

Fortify ($1.99 → Free, 5.7 MB): Protect all of your private information with this stylish utility app. The app includes five different categories, each of which feature custom data entry fields to ensure you have every piece of information available at your fingertips. It also includes the ability to create a password hint, high and low quality settings for photos and videos, and the ability to backup and restore data via Dropbox.

Fortify is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 200 ratings.

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