Speed around tracks in mini upgradable vehicles in The Binary Mill’s gorgeous racing game, Mini Motor Racing. We also have an app that provides you and your child with an enjoyable way to plan and pack lunches, and a fun and colorful educational game.

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iPhone:

Air Pipes – Bagpipes for iPhone ($1.99 → Free, 24.9 MB): With Air Pipes, you can learn to play the bagpipes right on your iPhone. Just blow into your microphone to put some air into your bag, and then place your fingers over the buttons to create tunes. It includes 17 songs to play, and allows you to compete against your friends via Game Center. You can also customize the look of your pipes, adjust the volume of the drone and chanter, set them to auto-blow, and download a free set of scottish small pipes.

Air Pipes – Bagpipes for iPhone is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 100 ratings.

Mini Motor Racing ($1.99 → Free, 282.1 MB): A gorgeous top-down racer where you get to speed around tracks with mini upgradable cars. The game includes more than 25 tracks that can be raced through during the day or night and in varying weather conditions. It also includes a vast assortment of vehicles, online multiplayer, four control options, AirPlay support, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Mini Motor Racing is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 19687 ratings.

Situps Trainer ($0.99 → Free, 1.2 MB): Tone those abs with this health and fitness app. Situps Trainer allows you to customize your workout to your own ability, and then generates future workouts based on your progress. It also includes workout reminders, the ability to share your progress via Twitter, and full stat tracking.

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

Point & Measure ($1.99 → Free, 3.4 MB): Point and measure the distance to any object with this utility app. You must first determine your iPhone’s lens height from the ground. Then point it at the base of an object and the app will calculate the distance automatically. It’s able to measure distances up to 20 feet with an accuracy of one inch. The app also includes the ability to save measurements and images, and share your results via email, Twitter, or Facebook.

Point & Measure is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 35 ratings.

LaLa Lunchbox – Fun lunch planning for parents and kids ($0.99 → Free, 7.3 MB): An app that provides you and your hungry little monsters with a fun way to plan and pack lunches. LaLa Lunchbox gives your child a say in what they get to have for lunch by allowing them to personalize their lunchbox with a fun monster and fill it with a large selection of fruits, vegetables, proteins, and a snack. Anything that’s added to the lunchbox will also be placed in your grocery list, so you can always have the right types of foods on hand. The app includes the ability to save favorite meals, multiple sharing options, and the ability to sync items between multiple devices.

LaLa Lunchbox – Fun lunch planning for parents and kids is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 36 ratings.

StarTracker for iPhone 5 ($2.99 → Free, 9.6 MB): Designed for the iPhone 5, this star gazing app allows you to point your device at the sky and see what stars, constellations, and deep sky objects you’re staring at in real-time. The app includes full gyroscope and accelerometer support, over 8,000 stars, more than 100 deep sky objects, 88 constellations that are sketched out in the sky, and much more.

StarTracker for iPhone 5 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 129 ratings.

Antrim Escape 1 ($0.99 → Free, 134.4 MB): A puzzle game where you must find clues and use items to solve the 20+ puzzles in hopes of eventually finding an exit out of the room. You will be required to not only search the room using touch controls, but also the accelerometer. The game includes a unique storyline, and truly difficult puzzles.

Antrim Escape 1 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 111 ratings.

Antrim Escape 2 ($1.99 → Free, 172.2 MB): The journey continues as you try to help Ryan and Emma escape the rooms in this challenging puzzle game. The game includes four chapters, two different endings, more than 40 mind-bending puzzles, an in-game hint system, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Antrim Escape 2 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 332 ratings.

Universal:

Wimp: Who Stole My Pants? HD ($2.99 → Free, 120.5 MB): Help a cute little blob named Wimp recover his stolen pants in this fantastic puzzle-platformer. Make your way through each level by jumping over obstacles, sticking to walls, and bursting through teleporters. Grab all three rolls of toilet paper in each level to earn a perfect rating. The game includes 80 levels, gorgeous environments, fun physics-based gameplay, iCloud support, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Wimp: Who Stole My Pants? HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 138 ratings.

I Love Squares ($0.99 → Free, 9.1 MB): Drop pieces to form squares in this puzzle game. All you have to do is drop horizontal and vertical pieces from the top of the screen into the grid below to create squares. You can make one square at a time, or you can try to go big and enclose large areas to create several squares at once. Just make sure to keep creating squares in order to avoid allowing the pieces to go over the top. The game includes three modes, full stat tracking, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

I Love Squares is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.

Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer ($4.99 → Free, 54.3 MB): Go head-to-head against a friend online or a challenging A.I. opponent in this deck building game. Build your deck and play your cards just right to come out victorious. The game includes 50 hand-drawn cards, asynchronous online multiplayer games, a full tutorial, and achievements via Game Center.

Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 72 ratings.

Alien Buddies – Preschool Learning Activities ($1.99 → Free, 39.6 MB): An educational game that’s so fun and colorful your children won’t even know they’re learning. Alien Buddies allows your child to participate in four educational games and play modes: matching, dot to dot, puzzle, and stickers. Each one offers a variety of activities to participate in, and reinforces fundamental skills. Alien Buddies includes a total of 40 activities, an adorable cast of characters, all kinds of stickers to earn, and instructional audio with constant positive feedback.

Alien Buddies – Preschool Learning Activities is available for free today only (12/14). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 3 ratings.

iPad:

Mini Motor Racing HD ($3.99 → Free, 285.7 MB): A gorgeous top-down racer where you get to speed around tracks with mini upgradable cars. The game includes more than 25 tracks that can be raced through during the day or night and in varying weather conditions. It also includes a vast assortment of vehicles, online multiplayer, four control options, AirPlay support, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Mini Motor Racing HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 8842 ratings.

My Story – Book Maker for Kids ($1.99 → Free, 3.7 MB): An educational app that allows your child to write, illustrate, and narrate their very own book. The app guides your child step-by-step through the entire creation process, allowing them to personalize each and every part of their book. It includes a variety of drawing tools and colors to choose from, the ability to take a photo or import one from the library, voice recording, and the ability to share the final product via email or add it to your iBooks library.

My Story – Book Maker for Kids is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 72 ratings.

Antrim Escape 3 HD ($1.99 → Free, 262.3 MB): The final chapter in the Antrim Escape puzzle game series. Solve more than 50 challenging puzzles and finally escape from the castle for good by helping Emma and Ryan defeat the evil owner. The game includes four chapters, mini-games, 50 puzzles, an in-game hint system, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Antrim Escape 3 HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 76 ratings.

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