Dodge gophers, killer trees, cows, and other wacky obstacles on your way to the top of the leaderboards in our AppBump featured game, Cubed Rally Redline. This is the first time Cubed Rally Redline has ever been offered for free, so make sure to take advantage of this opportunity while you can!

We also have a physics puzzler that has you launching Angry Birds all over the place, and a productivity app that allows you to create and share lists in a snap.

All app prices are subject to change at any time and without notice regardless of stated free duration. Price changes are solely under the control of the developers.

iPhone:

Angry Birds Rio ($0.99 → Free, 26.5 MB): The Angry Birds head south of the equator in this insanely popular physics puzzler from Rovio. Launch birds of different sizes and colors at the structures to free your caged friends. Unleash amazing power-ups to crush your foes in fewer shots and earn a higher score. The game includes six episodes, 180 levels, 24 bonus levels, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Angry Birds Rio is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 150548 ratings.

Listary — Share & Sync Lists ($1.99 → Free, 1.1 MB): Create and share lists in a snap with this straightforward productivity app. Listary syncs with Simplenote to offer you the fastest and most flexible way to share live updating lists with your family or coworkers. Lists and items can be reorganized, sent via email or SMS, and even used in other Mac, Windows, or Android apps.

Listary — Share & Sync Lists is available for free today only (01/17). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 57 ratings.

Dots Ball ($0.99 → Free, 16.9 MB): Bounce your way up the leaderboards in this endless climbing game. Tilt your iDevice to guide your ball towards the small dot platforms and bounce off of them. You’ll want to avoid the big balls with sunglasses at all costs, but if you see one without sunglasses, make your way towards it to get some assistance on your journey. The game includes a variety of power-ups, multiple worlds, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Dots Ball is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 60 ratings.

Universal:

Reflekt ($0.99 → Free, 11.9 MB): A puzzle game that requires you to swap pieces in the top half of the screen in order to match their location in the bottom half. Pieces can only be swapped vertically or horizontally with adjacent pieces. Matching multiple pieces at once will award you with bonus points. Just don’t waste any moves, because you will be penalized for it. The app features three gameplay modes, and leaderboards via Game Center.

Reflekt is available for free today only (01/17). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 134 ratings.

Cubed Rally Redline ($0.99 → Free, 18.2 MB): Speed down the track as far as possible in this retro-inspired endless racer. You must dodge cows, killer trees, gophers, and other wacky obstacles by jumping from lane to lane. Grab drift power-ups to increase your score, and aim for oil drums to keep your car speeding along. You’re also able to deploy your emergency break in case you need to make a last second lane change. The game includes randomly generated tracks and obstacles, 11 unlockable vehicles, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. A Rally Mode is available via in-app purchase.

Cubed Rally Redline is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 51 ratings.

Cotton Notes ($1.99 → Free, 6.2 MB): This productivity app offers an elegant way to store your notes, tasks, images, and more. Your notes are arranged in a hierarchical format, making it easy to keep things in order. Notes can be synced with Dropbox, providing you with an easy to way to share them across all of your iDevices. The app also includes rich text support, reminders, search, tags, and the ability to attach geo-location data, documents, and images to notes.

Cotton Notes is available for free today only (01/17). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 26 ratings.

iPad:

Angry Birds Rio HD ($0.99 → Free, 41.2 MB): The Angry Birds head south of the equator in this insanely popular physics puzzler from Rovio. Launch birds of different sizes and colors at the structures to free your caged friends. Unleash amazing power-ups to crush your foes in fewer shots and earn a higher score. The game includes six episodes, 180 levels, 24 bonus levels, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Angry Birds Rio HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 37198 ratings.

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