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Today's Apps Gone Free: The Blocks Cometh, En Route, iMashup And More

Help Blockman survive for as long as possible in a crumbling world in Halfbot's endless climber, The Blocks Cometh. We also have a navigation app that allows you to share your destination, and a music app that allows you to create mashups and remixes.

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:

AdjustGrid ($1.99 → Free, 5.9 MB): This camera app offers a little guidance when trying to take that perfect shot. You're able to choose from 11 different compositions with 35 customizable gridlines. Each composition includes a short description and example shot to help you determine which best suits your current situation. The app also includes the ability to manipulate the gridlines, and three different colors to choose from.

AdjustGrid is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 7 ratings.

En Route!™ Share My ETA and Location with Friends ($0.99 → Free, 9.2 MB): Let your friends and family know where you're going and when you'll arrive with this navigation app. Before heading off on your adventure you must come up with a title for it, a departure time, who you'll be traveling with, and your final destination. You can then share your estimated time of arrival, route, photos, and messages with as many or as few people as you want. The app will send out a notification the moment you have arrived at your destination so everyone knows you're safe and sound.

En Route!™ Share My ETA and Location with Friends is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 21 ratings.

Universal:

Enscripted ($0.99 → Free, 13.3 MB): An immensely challenging word game that has you attempting to unscramble movie quotes and titles as quickly as possible. You're required to swap out one letter at a time until something clicks in your brain. The game comes preloaded with 366 quotes, and you'll receive a new quote each day of the year. You can also go back to quotes you were unable to complete days before. The game includes leaderboards via Game Center as well.

Enscripted is available for free today only (04/09). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 687 ratings.

The Blocks Cometh By Halfbot ($1.99 → Free, 18.0 MB): When the blocks come, you better run! Play as Blockman and try to stay alive in a crumbling world in this endless vertical climbing game. Blocks are constantly falling from the sky, so to survive you'll need to dodge and make your way up them. You're able to blast blocks with your laser gun, but keep in mind it takes a few shots to destroy them. The game includes three modes, loads of unlockable characters, an awesome chiptune soundtrack, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

The Blocks Cometh By Halfbot is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 2115 ratings.

Scanner Pro Edition ($0.99 → Free, 8.4 MB): Ever try to lug a flatbed scanner around? Yeah, it's not exactly ideal, which is why Scanner Pro Edition exists. This powerful business app allows you to scan documents, receipts, invoices, and notes while on the go with your iDevice's camera and convert them into PDF files. It automatically discovers the edges of whatever you're scanning, and is able to turn characters into searchable text. You can also save and upload your newly created PDF files to Dropbox, Google Drive, Box.net, or SugarSync.

Scanner Pro Edition is available for free today only (04/09). It has a 5-star rating with a total of 9 ratings.

iMashup - Mashup Remix App ($4.99 → Free, 12.0 MB): Create mashups and remixes from the songs in your library with this music app. You're able to select any two songs from your library, even those you wouldn't think go together. Then zoom in on their audio waves to place points and move them around to adjust the volume of the melodies, hi-hats, and bass lines in your songs. It can take a bit of fidgeting to come up with the sound you're looking for, but the results can be truly amazing if you put the time in. The app also allows you to share your results via Facebook or email, or export them via iTunes File Sharing.

iMashup - Mashup Remix App is available for free today only (04/09). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 103 ratings.

iPad:

SimpleSort ($0.99 → Free, 65.7 MB): Your child can work on their sorting and categorization skills with this colorful educational game. The Clever Clouds have knocked over their buckets of objects, and they need help cleaning up their mess. Your child must drag and drop the objects into the appropriate buckets as quickly and efficiently as possible. The two helper clouds will guide your child through every step of the journey.

SimpleSort is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 37 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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