Learn how to tie 80 different knots through 3D animations with Nynix’s reference app, Knots 3D. We also have an app that allows you to frame photos in bubbles, and a journaling app for iPad.

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iPhone:

Cut the Buttons ($0.99 → Free, 20.2 MB): Grab hold of a pair of scissors with the tips of your fingers and snip off buttons as quickly as you can in this arcade game. You can twist and turn your scissors every which way, just make sure that when you cut the buttons off of the cloth that they land in the bucket below. You’re able to slide the bucket at the bottom of the screen back and forth to collect even more buttons. The game includes two modes, left- and right-handed options, and leaderboards via Game Center.

Cut the Buttons is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 9102 ratings.

Tennis Tour ($0.99 → Free, 4.0 MB): Try to become the champ in this tennis game. Play through tour mode to improve your world ranking, or hone your skills in quick matches. The game includes two control options, 64 tournaments with five difficulty levels, eight surfaces, and full stat tracking.

Tennis Tour is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 90 ratings.

TeeVee – Your TV Shows Guru ($0.99 → Free, 16.5 MB): Never miss another episode of your favorite TV show again with this lifestyle app. You’re able to add all of the shows you want to track to TeeVee’s homepage, which looks and operates just like your iOS springboard. Each show listing includes basic cast and episode information along with a countdown to the next new episode, user ratings, a summary, and the ability to set up a new episode reminder. The app also includes support for Notification Center.

TeeVee – Your TV Shows Guru is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 21 ratings.

Universal:

Knots 3D ($4.99 → Free, 40.8 MB): Learn how to tie 80 different types of knots with this reference app. You’re able to watch each knot tie itself, and you can pause or adjust the speed of the animation at any time. You can also rotate each knot 360 degrees, and zoom in using multitouch gestures. Knots can be broken down by category or class, and they can be added to favorites for quick reference.

Knots 3D is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 102 ratings.

FileApp Pro ($4.99 → Free, 16.1 MB): Manage all of your files while on the the go with this handy business app. It allows you to read, view, move, copy, rename, and transfer a variety of document and file types including PDF, RTF, MP3, JPG, HTML, Word, and Pages. The app also allows you to create folders, ZIP files, create text and audio files, and passcode protect everything.

FileApp Pro is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 2181 ratings.

BubbleFrame ($0.99 → Free, 22.2 MB): Highlight your favorite photos with bubble frames with this photography app. You’re able to use multitouch controls to create and resize your bubbles. Bubbles can be filled with photos, patterns, or colors, and you can customize their borders and styles in a variety of ways. The app includes 96 patterns to choose from, and the ability to share your creations via email, Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

BubbleFrame is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 38 ratings.

TinyLegends – Crazy Knight ($0.99 → Free, 88.8 MB): Become a tiny legend by saving Kromdor from the hordes of monsters in this action arcade game. Run around different arenas swinging your axe to take out your foes. Create huge hit combos to level up your character and unlock new powerful weapons. The game includes two character classes, close and ranged combat, boss battles, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

TinyLegends – Crazy Knight is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 2000 ratings.

iPad:

Maxjournal ($2.99 → Free, 5.9 MB): Document your life with this journaling app. When creating a journal, you’re able to add a title, set a password, choose from four different background styles, and add a photo to its cover. Journal entries can include different font styles and sizes, up to 30 photos, ratings, and tags. The app also includes passcode protection, support for multiple journals, a calendar view, search, the ability to import and export backups, and automatic time stamping.

Maxjournal is available for free today only (09/09). It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 1097 ratings.

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