Celebrate Jimi Hendrix’s birthday by learning to play guitar with JoyApps’ music app, Star Scales Pro. We also have a quirky launching game, and a puzzle game that has you trying to discover the seven deadly sins.

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iPhone:

Star Scales Pro For Guitar ($1.99 → Free, 27.0 MB): Learn to play guitar like a star with this music app. Each scale features fingering and note names in all positions on the fretboard, making it remarkably easy to master a specific pattern. Since each scale and all its patterns are taught one at a time, you won’t become overwhelmed. The app includes all blues, rock, and jazz guitar scales, zoom, a random scale pattern generator, and the ability to share scales via email or social networks.

Star Scales Pro For Guitar is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 111 ratings.

tipSkip ($0.99 → Free, 1.6 MB): With tipSkip, you’ll never again have to fumble around with your iDevice to control or change your music. The app allows you to control your music playback by physically tapping on your iDevice two, three, or four times. Each tap can be customized with a different action, and you can change the sensitivity to ensure each tap registers.

tipSkip is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 39 ratings.

Doodle Devil™ ($0.99 → Free, 41.5 MB): A puzzle game that tasks you with discovering the seven deadly sins. Drag and drop different types of elements on top of each other to combine them and invent things like demons, beasts, death, murder, and zombies. The game includes more than 190 items to invent, hundreds of quotes and sayings, wallpapers, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Doodle Devil™ is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1493 ratings.

Tallywag ($0.99 → Free, 2.4 MB): Tally, compare, and share anything and everything with this utility app. You’re able to create custom groups with up to four tally counters. Each counter can be titled, and each is able to count into five-digit figures. If you rotate your iDevice into landscape orientation, you’re able to compare the data from all of your counters in graph form. The app includes support for up to 50 groups, three graphs, a date selector, and the ability to share your findings via email, Facebook, or Twitter.

Tallywag is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.

Tap the Frog: Doodle ($0.99 → Free, 25.8 MB): Get tapping with this collection of fast-paced mini-games. It includes 72 levels that will have you solving math problems, dialing phone numbers, driving cars, and, of course, tapping on frogs. You’re able to earn up to five stars in each level based on your performance. The game also includes achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Tap the Frog: Doodle is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 10748 ratings.

Universal:

Cats Away ($0.99 → Free, 17.7 MB): Abduct cats with your alien spacecraft to save them from certain destruction in this adorable arcade game. You’re able to catch cats in your beam by touching the screen to activate it and then dragging them up and off the screen. At the beginning of the game your beam is only powerful enough to suck up little kittens. As you progress your beam becomes more powerful and you’ll be able to lift even the largest of cats. The game includes a variety of power-ups to collect, four planets to travel to, 12 ships to unlock, and leaderboards via Game Center.

Cats Away is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 26 ratings.

Habits Pro – Organizer for Goals, Tasks and Health Tracking ($7.99 → Free, 4.8 MB): This productivity app helps you work on your positive habits to improve your daily life. You’re able to create as many tasks as you’d like, and schedule them for specific days of the week. Then keep track of which tasks you’re able to complete throughout the day. The app includes graph and calendar views, stat tracking, color themes, more than 250 custom icons, password protection, and the ability to export data.

Habits Pro – Organizer for Goals, Tasks and Health Tracking is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 80 ratings.

Burrito Bison ($0.99 → Free, 47.5 MB): Escape the dreadful Candy Land by squishing the evil gummies in this quirky launching game. You’re able to launch Burrito Bison from the wrestling ring and onto the frightened gummies by tapping the screen at just the right moment. As you coast through the air, you want to try to crash into gummies to continue your flight and earn coins. Use the coins to purchase new power-ups that can be deployed to achieve the greatest possible distance. The game includes 12 types of power-ups, and achievements via Game Center.

Burrito Bison is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 199 ratings.

iPad:

Postr for Tumblr ($2.99 → Free, 3.3 MB): Browse and manage Tumblr blogs with this social networking app. It allows you to manage multiple accounts and switch between them in a snap. Find new blogs by browsing or searching for tags, and follow them just by tapping and holding a finger on them. You can also create text, photo, link, quote, chat, video, and audio posts with little hassle. The app includes an animated GIF display, support for offline browsing, an audio player, and the ability to share posts via email, SMS, Twitter, or Facebook.

Postr for Tumblr is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 12 ratings.

Centrifeud ($1.99 → Free, 10.6 MB): Try to be the first player to grab 13 pink markers in this high-octane party game. You’re able to play with up to four players on the same iPad. Try to guide your spinning colored circle towards the pink markers by tapping on your button at just the right moment. You’re able to bounce off of the walls and off of your opponents as well. Power-ups and power-downs appear at random in the middle of the screen, and you must be the first player to tap on your circle to either obtain or avoid them.

Centrifeud is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 36 ratings.

Doodle Devil™ HD ($1.99 → Free, 36.4 MB): A puzzle game that tasks you with discovering the seven deadly sins. Drag and drop different types of elements on top of each other to combine them and invent things like demons, beasts, death, murder, and zombies. The game includes more than 190 items to invent, hundreds of quotes and sayings, wallpapers, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Doodle Devil™ HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 146 ratings.

Tap the Frog: Doodle HD ($0.99 → Free, 26.0 MB): Get tapping with this collection of fast-paced mini-games. It includes 72 levels that will have you solving math problems, dialing phone numbers, driving cars, and, of course, tapping on frogs. You’re able to earn up to five stars in each level based on your performance. The game also includes achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Tap the Frog: Doodle HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 4993 ratings.

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