Help Luna save Teddy in Pixelstorm’s colorful platformer, Luna Bears. We also have an app that allows you to add filters and blur effects to your photos, and an endless tree climbing game.

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iPhone:

Budget 101 ($0.99 → Free, 363.1 KB): This super simple finance app helps you keep track of where your money is going. You’re able to report all of your deposits and expenses from the main screen. All you need to enter is the date, amount, category, and a note if necessary. The app will track all of your transactions, and allow you to generate and email reports from any date range. The app also includes the ability to edit transactions.

Budget 101 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 26 ratings.

Puppy Panic ($0.99 → Free, 16.4 MB): A side-scrolling racing game that allows you to collect all kinds of adorable puppies. Take part in different types of races to earn coins. The coins can be spent at the Pup-O-Matic machine, which allows you to win puppies. The game includes eight unlockable puppies, each with their own unique abilities. It also includes three modes, fun facts, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Puppy Panic is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 31 ratings.

Newspapers ($0.99 → Free, 11.4 MB): A directory that allows you to catch up on the news from all over the world. It includes more than 6,000 free online newspapers to choose from. You’re able to browse the directory by country, state, province, and city, or you can search by name. You can then read the news via the built-in browser, save it for later with Instapaper, or open in Safari. The app also includes viewing history, and the ability to create a list of favorites.

Newspapers is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 4659 ratings.

Universal:

Big Lens ($0.99 → Free, 36.8 MB): Give your photos a little extra oomph with this powerful photography app. You’re able to import any photo from your library or snap a new one in-app. You can then edit your photo in a variety of ways, like adjust its aperture, add an HDR effect, and apply one of 18 filters. The app also allows you to add a bokeh blur effect, where you can customize the size, intensity, and shape. Your final creations can be shared via Facebook, Picasa, Dropbox, or email.

Big Lens is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 20 ratings.

Escape With Me ($0.89 → Free, 103.4 MB): Get the ball rolling in this visually appealing casual game. Guide your ball through the colorful environments using tilt or touch controls in order to collect all of the stars and make it to the exit. Each of the 61 levels presents a new physics-based challenge, so you must keep a steady hand to earn all of the Game Center achievements.

Escape With Me is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 19 ratings.

Nuts!™ ($0.99 → Free, 20.8 MB): An endless climbing game where you control Jake, a nimble squirrel, and you must try to get him as high up the Infinitree as possible. Jake has obstacles like branches, spikes, and ice in his way, and you can avoid them by tilting your device from side to side. You can also collect a variety of power-ups and purchase new ones with the coins you earn during your climb. The game includes more than 40 challenges, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Nuts!™ is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 15886 ratings.

Luna Bears ($0.99 → Free, 34.1 MB): A colorful platformer that has you playing as Luna, a star-like bear, and trying to rescue the helpless Teddy. Luna travels around each planet on his own, so all you have to do is tap and hold on the screen to fly and release to tumble. Try to collect all of the stars in each level to earn a perfect rating while avoiding dangerous obstacles. You’re able to use your stars to unlock new pajamas and bears. The game includes five worlds, 60 levels, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Luna Bears is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 11 ratings.

iPad:

Puppy Panic HD ($1.99 → Free, 31.4 MB): A side-scrolling racing game that allows you to collect all kinds of adorable puppies. Take part in different types of races to earn coins. The coins can be spent at the Pup-O-Matic machine, which allows you to win puppies. The game includes eight unlockable puppies, each with their own unique abilities. It also includes three modes, fun facts, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Puppy Panic HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 41 ratings.

My Album ($4.99 → Free, 16.8 MB): Create and share custom photo albums with this photography app for iPad. The app allows you to create as many albums as you want and add an infinite amount of pages to each one. Albums can include photos from your library, clipart, text, free-hand drawings, and music from your library. They can also be exported as JPEG images or PDF documents, printed, or shared via email.

My Album is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 45 ratings.

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