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Today's Apps Gone Free: Bobbleshop, Bookworm, Calendarium And More

Create your own virtual bobble-head avatar with today's AppBump featured app, Bobbleshop. This is the first time that Bobbleshop has ever been offered for free, so make sure to take advantage of this opportunity while you can!

We also have a hugely popular word-puzzle game from PopCap, and a reference app that allows you to discover historical events that happened on this day.

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:

iMoodJournal — mood journal, personal diary and charting tool helping you recognize patterns and triggers of your mental condition, including bipolar and OCD ($1.99 → Free, 11.2 MB): Discover the causes of your emotional ups and downs with this lifestyle app. Capture your mood multiple times throughout the day, and add hashtags to describe how you feel or what you've done. You can also attach self portrait photos to see how your mood affects your appearance. After enough data has been collected, iMoodJournal will provide you with a summary chart so you can recognize patterns. The app also includes the ability to set reminders, and the ability to share your mood via Facebook.

iMoodJournal — mood journal, personal diary and charting tool helping you recognize patterns and triggers of your mental condition, including bipolar and OCD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 195 ratings.

PicTarot ($0.99 → Free, 26.1 MB): Get answers to your most secret questions with this artistic lifestyle app. Just pick a reading technique and the app will guide you through the process of revelation. You're able to slide your finger over the deck of cards and then tap on one to choose it. You'll then be presented with a beautiful piece of art, the card's meaning, and an in-depth explanation. You can also share cards with your friends on Facebook. The app includes 78 pieces of artwork, four reading techniques, and guidance throughout.

PicTarot is available for free today only (03/27). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 14 ratings.

Universal:

Calendarium ($0.99 → Free, 5.8 MB): Discover historical events and holidays that happened on this day with this reference app. The top portion of the screen displays today's date, the week of the year, sunrise and sunset times, and the numbers of days passed and left in the year. The lower portion includes all of the historical events and major holidays that occurred on this day. If you tap and hold on an event or holiday, you can share it via Twitter, Facebook, SMS, or email.

Calendarium is available for free today only (03/27). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 41 ratings.

Bobbleshop - Bobble Head Avatar Maker ($2.99 → Free, 319.5 MB): Create your own virtual bobble-head avatar with this unique entertainment app. Utilize the thousands of 3-D rendered parts and accessories to craft your personal doll from scratch. Just tap on a zone on the doll to select it, and then tap on a part or accessory to place it. You're able to move, rotate, and resize each part and accessory via multitouch controls. You can then snap a picture of your bobble-head and share it, or share your "DNA" file via email for others to use.

Bobbleshop - Bobble Head Avatar Maker is available for free today only (03/27). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 104 ratings.

Pixelheads - Pixel Portrait Avatar Maker ($0.99 → Free, 88.5 MB): Create a pixel portrait avatar with this entertainment app. You're able to utilize thousands of pixel rendered parts and accessories to craft a digitized version of yourself. The app operates just like Bobbleshop, and even allows you to share "DNA" files between the two. That way you won't have to try to recreate your avatar if you just wanted it pixelated. You're also able to keep a collection of Pixelheads, share them with friends, or post pictures of them on Twitter and Facebook.

Pixelheads - Pixel Portrait Avatar Maker is available for free today only (03/27). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 54 ratings.

Bookworm ($1.99 → Free, 31.5 MB): Link letter tiles to build words in this hit puzzle game from PopCap. You're able to link adjacent letter tiles by dragging your finger over them. Once you have built a valid word consisting of at least three tiles, tap the submit button at the top of the screen. The longer the word, the most points you'll earn. Just watch out for burning letter tiles, because they can spell disaster. The game includes two modes, shake-to-scramble, bonus tiles, and stat tracking.

Bookworm is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 7519 ratings.

Color Accent ($0.99 → Free, 774.0 KB): Accent different parts of your photos with this fun photography app. After importing a photo or taking a new one in-app, just tap on an area to pick an accent color. You can also pick multiple accent colors by tapping the plus icon. You're then able to fine tune your accents by adjusting the threshold and saturation, and manually painting in or removing colors. Your final creation can be shared via Facebook or email.

Color Accent is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 26 ratings.

Quell ($1.99 → Free, 28.1 MB): Collect all of the pearls in each level as quickly as possible in this zen puzzle game. You must slide a droplet around obstacles, away from danger, and through pathways by swiping your finger across the screen. Grab all of the pearls in the target amount of moves to earn a perfect rating. The game includes 80 levels, a custom soundtrack, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Quell is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 6146 ratings.

iPad:

Magic Sorter - Sea Tales - 10 in 1 - to develop important cognitive and fine motor skills ($1.99 → Free, 80.9 MB): A collection of 10 educational games and activities that will help your young child develop cognitive and fine motor skills. The 10 games and activities will teach your child about colors, shapes, sizes, counting, and matching. The vibrant animations and upbeat music will keep your child engaged for hours, and the uncluttered interface makes it easy for them to enjoy the app all on their own.

Magic Sorter - Sea Tales - 10 in 1 - to develop important cognitive and fine motor skills is available for free today only (03/27). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 27 ratings.

That concludes today's issue of Apps Gone Free. If you like staying on top of these daily deals, don't forget to check out our free AppsGoneFree app. It provides all the deals each day, and even an archive of past deals that are still active.

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  • It must have at least a three-star average rating at the time it goes free.
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