Help poor Sam work his way out of a jam in Moon Active’s casual physics-based game, Bitter Sam. We also have a visually appealing alarm clock app, and a collection of five inspirational interactive stories.

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iPhone:

GyroSynth ($1.99 → Free, 5.9 MB): A gesture-driven music synthesizer that utilizes your iDevice’s built-in gyroscope. Just move your hand through the air to control parameters like pitch, volume, modulation, and filter cutoff. You are able to toggle how your movements change the music, scales, FX, and more via on-screen buttons.

GyroSynth is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 122 ratings.

Forgotten Colours – Interactive Edition ($0.99 → Free, 78.8 MB): Put some color and inspiration back into your life with this collection of five interactive stories. The stories all deal with universal themes from an optimistic point of view, so they can be enjoyed by the whole family. You’re able to make your way through each story by swiping across the screen. If you spin your iDevice into landscape orientation, you’re able to access the menu to jump to the other stories.

Forgotten Colours – Interactive Edition is available for free today only (11/24). It has a 5-star rating with a total of 7 ratings.

Organizy Tote Bag – Shopping List ($0.99 → Free, 6.5 MB): An easy to use and vibrant shopping list app. You’re able to create multiple shopping lists and view how many items are within each one all from the main screen. To add an item to a list, just start typing the name and the app will automatically come up with the product. Each item can include a quantity, comment, and department, and the app will group them accordingly. The app also includes the ability to swipe across an item to mark it off, and the ability to share share lists via email or SMS.

Organizy Tote Bag – Shopping List is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 5 ratings.

Universal:

ChronoGrafik-Alarm Clock + Shake to Snooze ($2.99 → Free, 48.8 MB): Wake up in style with this beautiful alarm clock app. You’re able to choose from 10 different clock faces, each with their own set of features and colors to choose from. The app also includes a 24-hour clock, weather data, recurring alarms, countdown timer, shake to snooze, portrait and landscape orientation support, and the ability to swipe to dim the screen.

ChronoGrafik-Alarm Clock + Shake to Snooze is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 51 ratings.

ROBOT 99 ($0.99 → Free, 24.1 MB): Rescue as many robots as you can by helping them fly back home in this fast-paced arcade game. Tap and drag robots into the Powerizona bar to activate their parachutes. If robots collide during takeoff, they will lose their chutes and tumble towards their doom. Create combos by dragging multiple robots into the zone at once to earn even more points. The game includes nine scenes, multitouch controls, 99 robot designs, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

ROBOT 99 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 102 ratings.

Bitter Sam ($0.99 → Free, 15.3 MB): Help Sam fight for his freedom in this casual physics-based game. A scientist has forced Sam to search the cave below his lab for crystals. You’re able to guide Sam around the obstacles and towards the crystals just by tilting your iDevice. You can also grab power-ups like exploding inflatable pigs to take out any obstacle that risks cutting your rope. The game includes five worlds, 100 levels, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Bitter Sam is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 147 ratings.

Compact English-Spanish Dictionary ($0.99 → Free, 116.3 MB): A compact offline English-Spanish dictionary. The app includes more than 362,000 entries, 524,000 translations, 558,000 synonyms, 98,000 definitions, and 40,000 examples. It also includes search, search history, the option to shake for a random word, favorites, three background themes, and more than 45,000 images.

Compact English-Spanish Dictionary is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 291 ratings.

LivingOrganized – Personal Organizer with Selective Sharing ($10.99 → Free, 16.3 MB): Get organized by storing all of your information in one place with this productivity app. You’re able to create and manage basic tasks, records, checklists, files, expenses, and journal entries. The app also includes multiple views, passcode protection, push and email notifications, four currencies, nine background colors, and the ability to search across all categories. A selective sharing mode is available via in-app purchase as well.

LivingOrganized – Personal Organizer with Selective Sharing is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 36 ratings.

AirFile ($2.99 → Free, 7.3 MB): A powerful Dropbox file manager for your iDevice. The app allows you to link and unlink as many Dropbox accounts as you like, and move and copy single files or entire folders between them. You can also easily edit text, create and manage folders, view version history, email and copy links, view photos, and upload and download files.

AirFile is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 9 ratings.

PHLIP ($0.99 → Free, 8.2 MB): This family friendly game allows you to create and solve your own visual puzzles. You’re able to snap a photo of anything in your environment or import an image from your library to create a puzzle from it. Then determine how difficult you want the puzzle to be by selecting the number of pieces you want it cut up into. The pieces will be randomly rotated, and it’s up to you to realign them by tilting your device to spin them and tapping to lock them into place. The game includes four difficulty options, and the ability to share puzzles via email.

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

iPad:

ProCam XL ($0.99 → Free, 24.0 MB): A camera app that’s meant to look and feel like a real camera. You’re able to quickly access the app’s seven different shooting modes by spinning the wheel on the right side of the screen. You can further customize your shot with different aspect ratios, alignment grids, resolutions, flash types, and more. The app also includes easy to access digital zoom, geo-tagging, white balance lock, and volume snap.

ProCam XL is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 47 ratings.

50 Acoustic Guitar Licks ($10.99 → Free, 533.5 MB): This music app teaches you how to play 50 of the most essential acoustic guitar licks. Each one includes a video lesson, text commentary, tab, standard notation, and practice rhythm tracks. All of the content is downloaded straight to your iDevice, which means the file size is rather large, but at least you won’t have to worry about streaming content or downloading it later on.

50 Acoustic Guitar Licks is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 26 ratings.

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