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Today's Apps Gone Free: Stay Alight, Gravity App, Ergonomics And More

Help Mr. Bulb reclaim his planet by wiping out the monster microbes in Wyse Games' physics puzzler, Stay Alight. We also have an app that allows you to mess around with gravity, and an app that will make you more productive at work.

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iPhone:

Star-Rain ($1.99 → Free, 360.8 KB): Manipulate stars and colorful particles with this interactive visualizer. You're able to position your stars anywhere on the screen. Then tap to unleash loads of colorful particles and watch how they interact with the stars' gravitational pull. Stars can be rearranged at any time, and the particles will respond to their movements in real-time. The app supports up to nine stars on the screen at once.

Star-Rain is available for free today only (04/28). It has a 5-star rating with a total of 8 ratings.

Stay Alight! ($0.99 → Free, 80.9 MB): Monster microbes have taken over Mr. Bulb's planet. Help him hunt down and exterminate the disgusting little creatures in this physics puzzler. Tap and drag your finger across the screen to adjust the power and angle of your shot. Real physics come into play, so think twice before releasing that finger of yours. Your projectiles will bounce around if there is room for it, allowing you to take out more than one microbe with a single shot.The game includes three environments, 60 levels, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Stay Alight! is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 64 ratings.

Ergonomics ($0.99 → Free, 6.1 MB): Sometimes it's just hard enough being at work. Why make it worse by having an unhealthy workplace? Ergonomics helps you improve your situation by offering ergonomic equipment setup advice and stretching exercises that can be performed throughout the day. The app includes six setup activities and 12 stretching exercises. You're able to have the app remind you at different intervals throughout the day to stretch. You'll also be rewarded for any activity or stretch you perform.

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

Universal:

goodEar Melodies - Ear Training ($0.99 → Free, 15.0 MB): Train your ear to identify melodies with this music app. It will randomly generate a melody, and you must correctly play it back to earn points. If you didn't catch it the first time around, you can play the melody again. The app is designed for all musicians, no matter if you're a beginner or professional since you can customize the experience to your level.

goodEar Melodies - Ear Training is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 14 ratings.

Gravity App ($2.99 → Free, 7.5 MB): Hold the entire universe in the palm of your hand and experiment with the effects of gravity with this interactive entertainment app. It starts off by presenting you with our own solar system to help you get familiar with how to navigate space. Use familiar gestures to move around empty space, zoom in, and manipulate the velocity and mass of bodies. The app includes five presets, the ability to save and load your own planetary systems, and an insane amount of customization options.

Gravity App is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 165 ratings.

Truckers Delight ($0.99 → Free, 12.3 MB): Based on a popular and raunchy internet video, Truckers Delight has you taking control of an 18-wheeler in hot pursuit of Alpha chick. Dodge oncoming traffic and weave in and out of lanes to reach each checkpoint before time expires. The game includes generally crude humor, all kinds of power-ups, and global leaderboards.

Truckers Delight is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 7664 ratings.

Barnyard Mahjong ($0.99 → Free, 16.2 MB): It's the game of Mahjong you know and love, but with a barnyard twist. It is loaded with farm-themed tiles that sound off when eliminated from the board. It includes four themes, 168 puzzle layouts, undo, pinch-to-zoom, and a three-star rating system.

Barnyard Mahjong is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 50 ratings.

Multiponk ($2.99 → Free, 47.4 MB): This is what you get when you mix pong and pinball. The game includes a variety of single and multiplayer modes, but the general idea is to keep the ball from passing by your paddle. Just slide your finger across the screen to control your paddle's direction. You're able to steer the ball as well by bouncing it off of different sections of your paddle. The game includes a total of seven modes, 11 bonuses, four skins, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Multiponk is available for free today only (04/28). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 502 ratings.

Tiny Defense ($2.99 → Free, 136.5 MB): Green Planet, the home of the peaceful lifeforms known as Minirobots, has been invaded by an army of evil machines. It's up to you to save the Minirobots' beautiful planet by strategically setting up your defenses in this 2D tower defense game. You can place units almost anywhere in the side-view grid, just as long as you place ground units on the ground and air units in the air. The game includes 40 robot types, five environments, 150 levels, 30 mini-games, and achievements via Game Center.

Tiny Defense is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 1378 ratings.

iPad:

Stay Alight HD ($1.99 → Free, 297.1 MB): Monster microbes have taken over Mr. Bulb's planet. Help him hunt down and exterminate the disgusting little creatures in this physics puzzler. Tap and drag your finger across the screen to adjust the power and angle of your shot. Real physics come into play, so think twice before releasing that finger of yours. Your projectiles will bounce around if there is room for it, allowing you to take out more than one microbe with a single shot.The game includes three environments, 60 levels, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Stay Alight HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 89 ratings.

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