Discover, cache, and play YouTube videos anytime, anywhere with Software Line’s McTube Pro. We also have a labyrinth-style puzzle game that will test your knowledge of color theory, and a travel app that will help you discover interesting Places Around you.

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iPhone:

Places Around ($1.99 → Free, 1.9 MB): Discover interesting Places Around you with this travel app. It includes more than 35 predefined categories to choose from, and allows you to view all of the nearby places on a map or in list form. You can also search for places with keywords even if you aren’t near their location. The app also allows you to save places as favorites for quick access, and receive and share directions and details for each place.

Places Around is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 22 ratings.

Puzzle Dozer ($0.99 → Free, 9.6 MB): A physics puzzler where you control a bulldozer from a top-down view to move crates into their proper positions. You’re provided with a limited amount of fuel to complete your task, so don’t waste any time. The game includes four environments, 40 increasingly difficult levels, and leaderboards via Game Center.

Puzzle Dozer is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 28 ratings.

Shopping To-Do Pro (Grocery List) ($0.99 → Free, 6.7 MB): This productivity app allows you to create grocery lists quickly and easily. When adding items to your list you can designate a category, name the item, and set a price and quantity. The app will automatically calculate the total with tax. The app also includes clean animations, an overview of the total amount for your whole list, the ability to rearrange lists, and reminders.

Shopping To-Do Pro (Grocery List) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 261 ratings.

Universal:

McTube Pro – Client for YouTube ($1.99 → Free, 8.1 MB): Discover, cache, and play YouTube videos while on the go with this video player. You’re able to browse through YouTube’s featured list and categories to discover new videos, or you can search for something specific using keywords. The app includes a variety of playback and sharing options, along with the ability to cache videos for offline viewing. You can also login to your own YouTube account to manage your uploads and settings.

McTube Pro – Client for YouTube is available for free today only (12/01). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 124 ratings.

Doptrix ($0.99 → Free, 22.0 MB): A challenging puzzler that will leave your head spinning. Your job is to rotate and flip the game board at the top of the screen in order to fit in shapes from the bottom. Shapes can be slid side to side, but when you fling them towards the game board at the top, they must run into a block to stop. Also, your shapes can’t be hanging off the game board once placed. Try to complete rows to continue to free up space. The game includes six modes, four board sizes, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Doptrix is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 19 ratings.

Coloring Animal Zoo Touch To Color Activity Coloring Book For Kids and Family Preschool Ultimate Edition ($0.99 → Free, 27.7 MB): Bring color back into the lives of the zoo animals in this interactive children’s coloring book. Your child can fill in 10 different scenes just by tapping on the colorless canvases. As your child works their way through each scene, new interactive creatures and items will appear. The app also includes helpful hints, so even young children can join in on the fun.

Coloring Animal Zoo Touch To Color Activity Coloring Book For Kids and Family Preschool Ultimate Edition is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.

Sail Through Math ($1.99 → Free, 38.5 MB): Practice your math skills with this educational game. Set sail on a pirate ship and solve math problems by choosing from multiple choice answers to cause the cannons to fire. The game requires you to navigate through math facts, algebra, number sense, and rational numbers. It also includes the ability to share your achievements via Facebook and Twitter, and local high scores.

Sail Through Math is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 31 ratings.

Blendamaze ($0.99 → Free, 34.0 MB): This labyrinth-style puzzle game will put your color theory skills to the test. The object of the game is to guide your white ball into different gobs of paint to create the correct blend as quickly as possible. Your ball will leave paint trails all over the board, allowing you to create nifty patterns while learning a thing or two about primary, secondary, and tertiary colors. The game includes more than 100 levels, a “Just Paint” mode, the ability to calibrate your controls, and achievements via Game Center.

Blendamaze is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 93 ratings.

Asteroid 2012 3D ($0.99 → Free, 45.3 MB): Blast away waves of asteroids and aliens in this new take on a classic arcade game. You’re able to pilot your spaceship using on-screen controls or just by tilting your iDevice. Wipe out the approaching asteroids and aliens before they do the same to you by deploying your primary and secondary weapons. The game includes multiple 3D arenas, upgradable weapons, and online leaderboards.

Asteroid 2012 3D is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 22 ratings.

Retro Racing ($0.99 → Free, 5.5 MB): A top-down retro racer where you must skid, slide, spin, and speed by your opponents to claim first place. You’re able to steer your car via on-screen controls, and you must try to find the fastest path around the track to gain an advantage over your opponents. Grab the many different power-ups littered across the track to upgrade your car temporarily. The game includes single-player and split screen multiplayer modes, 18 tracks, three cars to choose from, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Retro Racing is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 384 ratings.

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