Create unique sounds by tapping and dragging your fingers over virtual pads with Bastus Trump’s magical music app, Orphion. We also have an endless distance game that has you rushing into a mine for gold, and an educational game featuring awesome illustrations from Basher.

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iPhone:

ClearWeather ($0.99 → Free, 3.2 MB): A weather app with a clear design. The app presents you with a large and simple weather icon, so you can know what’s going on outside with just a glance. It also displays the current temperature, wind speed, and humidity level along with a four-day outlook. Swipe from left to right to access the app’s settings, where you can add more locations, activate daily notifications, and toggle between metric and imperial units.

ClearWeather is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 10 ratings.

About Love, Hate and the other ones ($0.99 → Free, 42.5 MB): Help Love and Hate get back to their beloved hill in this charming puzzle game. Love and Hate are two cute little black blobs, and you must control them separately in order to help them escape each level. Other characters are added to the mix along the way, making the challenge even more complicated. The game includes four worlds, 70 levels, and six “other ones.”

About Love, Hate and the other ones is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 23 ratings.

Warren Charles: Head in the Clouds (More Than Music) Watch. Play. Listen. ($1.99 → Free, 48.2 MB): Experience the music of Warren Charles, the Los Angeles-based rock quartet, in a whole new way with this interactive album. You’re able to stream their entire album for free through the custom media player. You can also watch exclusive video content, play four original games, browse behind-the-scenes photos, and discover all kinds of other hidden surprises.

Warren Charles: Head in the Clouds (More Than Music) Watch. Play. Listen. is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 5 ratings.

Universal:

Basher’s Presidents ($1.99 → Free, 7.8 MB): An educational app that will teach your child all about the presidents of the United States. Your child can scroll through manga-style illustrations of each president. Just tap on any one of Basher’s creative illustrations to view historical and fascinating facts. The app also includes a presidential challenge game mode, and the opportunity to vote and explore voting patterns.

Also, make sure to check out their super-cool drawing competition, “I love art and design.”

Basher’s Presidents is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 7 ratings.

2XL Snocross ($4.99 → Free, 79.3 MB): Live out your lifelong dream of participating in Snocross events at the winter X Games with this arcade game. You’re able to take to the track as medalists Levi LaVallee and Heath Frisby, or you can create your own custom rider. Then jump on your sled of choice and speed past your opponents using tilt and touch controls. The game includes three modes, local multiplayer, six Snocross race tracks, two freestyle tracks, three difficulty settings, and eight control schemes.

2XL Snocross is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 9 ratings.

Rail Rush ($0.99 → Free, 24.3 MB): Jump into your cart and travel as deep into the gold mine as possible in this endless distance game. As you speed down the rail, you must swipe to jump over and duck under barricades, swipe to leap to different rails, and tilt to avoid walls. Try to grab as many gold nuggets and gems as possible along the way, because you can use them to obtain new power-ups and characters at the shop. The game includes all kinds of missions to complete, six environments, and leaderboards via Game Center.

Rail Rush is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 828 ratings.

iPad:

Orphion ($4.99 → Free, 5.5 MB): Create unique sounds by tapping and moving your fingers across virtual pads with this music app. Each pad responds to your fingers in different ways. Slide your fingers across them, slap them, and pluck them to create completely different sounds. The app includes multitouch support, 15 transposable pad layouts, eight individual voices, MIDI support, Audiobus support, and the ability to record your tunes and share them via email, AudioCopy, or SoundCloud.

Orphion is available for free today only (01/21). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 76 ratings.

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