Let your imagination run wild with linkedPIXEL’s funky drawing and painting app, Scribblify. We also have an education app that will help you learn the capitals of the world, and a puzzle game that will test your math skills.

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iPhone:

Mystery Lighthouse ($0.99 → Free, 24.9 MB): Solve the mystery of Blackrock Lighthouse in this point and click adventure game. Make your way through each scene looking for clues and utilizing the items you have collected throughout the game to find your Uncle Augustus. The game includes hand-illustrated scenes, an original storyline, and loads of items to collect and puzzles to solve.

Mystery Lighthouse is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 72 ratings.

PhotoString ($0.99 → Free, 1.1 MB): This photography app allows you to string together a series of photos to make one high resolution image. You’re able to select from four framing styles, and then just start adding photos in your desired order. Each photo can be resized by pinching and pulling with two fingers, and each can include a short caption. Photos can be exported at up to 1,440 pixels in width, and can be shared via Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, or email.

PhotoString is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 61 ratings.

Pronto — Timer App ($2.99 → Free, 4.2 MB): A super simple timer app that’s perfect for any occasion. Just spin the dial to set a time, and then push the big green start button in the middle of the screen to begin the countdown. Your alarm can include a regular sound or music from your library.

Pronto — Timer App is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 60 ratings.

Daily Weather+ ($0.99 → Free, 15.9 MB): A weather app that’s meant to look and feel like a newspaper. The app’s main screen displays the current weather conditions, temperature, wind speed and direction, and humidity. If you swipe from right to left, you can turn the page to view your six-day forecast. The app also includes the ability to monitor multiple locations, and support for Fahrenheit and Celsius.

Daily Weather+ is available for free today only (01/10). It has a 3-star rating with a total of 13 ratings.

Universal:

Scribblify – Imaginative Doodle, Paint and Draw App for Children and Adults ($0.99 → Free, 11.3 MB): Let your imagination run wild with this funky drawing and painting app. It includes 42 original brushes, 560 base colors, the option to create your own custom color blends, 28 background textures, multitouch support, and the ability to share your creations via Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Tumblr, Instagram, and email.

Scribblify – Imaginative Doodle, Paint and Draw App for Children and Adults is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 135 ratings.

KooZac™ ($0.99 → Free, 45.7 MB): A puzzle game that will put your math skills to the test. You’re required to position falling blocks on top of each other to create the target number in the top left corner of the screen. The target number changes each time a block has been placed, so you must plan ahead. The game includes three modes, all kinds of power-ups, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

KooZac™ is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 8 ratings.

National Capitals Genius ($0.99 → Free, 3.5 MB): Learn the capitals of the world with this education app. Its scientifically optimized algorithm repeats flashcards in just the right pattern for your brain’s maximum absorption. The app includes more than 300 flashcards, the ability to browse and search, ongoing feedback, and full stat tracking.

National Capitals Genius is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 45 ratings.

Buttons! ($0.99 → Free, 35.5 MB): Help Penny find replacement buttons for her rag doll bunny in this challenging puzzle game. You must dig deep into dusty junk drawers to find the correct type of buttons. All you have to do is tap on matching collections of buttons to remove them. Some buttons are stacked on top of each other while others have odd numbers, so you must tap on them in the correct order to complete the puzzles. The game includes nine drawers, special buttons, multitouch gameplay, and comic book style cut scenes.

Buttons! is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 13 ratings.

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