Grab a pair of scissors and snip off buttons as quickly as possible in Open Name’s arcade game, Cut the Buttons. We also have an app that allows you to extract photos from your videos, and a music player that creates playlists to match your every mood.

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iPhone:

SpinCam ($1.99 → Free, 3.9 MB): Capture moments in your life in full 360 degrees with this photography app. To capture a moment, just start spinning your iDevice in a circle until the clicking sound stops and the small icon on the screen completes a full circle. You can then share your spin via Facebook, Twitter, or email. Your friends can view your spin on any non-mobile web browser. You can also view popular spins from the SpinCam community on your iDevice by swiping or spinning to rotate.

SpinCam is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 130 ratings.

Cut the Buttons ($0.99 → Free, 27.2 MB): Grab hold of a pair of scissors with the tips of your fingers and snip off buttons as quickly as you can in this arcade game. You can twist and turn your scissors every which way, just make sure that when you cut the buttons off of the cloth that they land in the bucket below. You’re able to slide the bucket at the bottom of the screen back and forth to collect even more buttons. The game includes two modes, left- and right-handed options, multiple themes to unlock, and leaderboards via Game Center.

Cut the Buttons is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 9654 ratings.

HungrySquid ($0.99 → Free, 81.3 MB): Save the universe from an epic collapse in this unique puzzle game. Your goal is to get as much of the squid ink off of the grid as possible by rearranging tiles. Tiles have different symbols on them, indicating where the ink will travel from that point on. You must move the tiles as quickly as you can since the clock is always ticking. The game includes six chapters, 90 levels, three modes, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

HungrySquid is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 118 ratings.

Universal:

Video Rotate & Flip ($1.99 → Free, 10.1 MB): Whether you’ve made an orientation mistake or just want to add a cool effect to your video, this photography app will do the trick. You’re able to import any video from your library or record a new one in app. You can then rotate and flip your video every which way. You’re able to share your new creation via email, or export it to your camera or computer via iTunes File Sharing.

Video Rotate & Flip is available for free today only (06/28). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 16 ratings.

HABU music ($0.99 → Free, 2.7 MB): A music app that creates playlists to match your every mood. The app’s interface consists of a whole bunch of circles, each of which represents a different mood. As it analyzes your music, the circles will fill in with color based on how many songs match the profile. Tap on a circle to listen to all of the songs that match its specific mood. The app includes 100 granular moods and 25 group moods, the ability to share your mood map via Facebook, and a discovery mode. If you have a large music library, you’ll have to remain patient. It can take a little while to analyze every last song.

HABU music is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 100 ratings.

Ice Cream Truck Game ($0.99 → Free, 12.7 MB): Your child can work on their math skills by selling ice cream with this educational game. They must first purchase ingredients and decide on the amount of ice cream and toppings they want in each cone. They can then set a price for their tasty treats. Your child has 10 days in each city they travel to to meet their sales goal. They’ll be presented with sales charts each day, and they can follow their popularity to see what’s working and what’s not.

Ice Cream Truck Game is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 8 ratings.

Silly Owls ($1.99 → Free, 18.9 MB): Not one, not two, but three full games in one. Each of the three silly owls have their own game to play. Doory’s is a physics-based puzzle game that requires you to fling him around the screen to collect stars. Hooty’s game requires you to interact with different objects in order to get him to roll into stars. Woody’s game requires you to jump and slide around obstacles on a banana skateboard for as long as possible. Silly Owls also includes achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Silly Owls is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 58 ratings.

Secret Passages: Hidden Objects ($10.99 → Free, 44.8 MB): TODAY ONLY: Receive 20 magnifying glasses, 10 flashlights, and 20 cameras free of charge. That’s an $11 value!

Travel to exotic locations and explore ancient worlds in search of rare artifacts in this hidden objects game. Join Maddie, a brave adventurer, on her journey to uncover the world’s greatest mysteries. You will be provided with a limited amount of time to discover all of the objects in each scene. You can earn bonus points by discovering objects quickly, but be careful not to miss-tap, otherwise you’ll reduce your score and waste precious time. Some objects can be sold for gold coins, which can be used to unlock new content. Tools like flashlights and magnifying glasses are also available too you, but you start off with a limited supply, so use them wisely!

Secret Passages: Hidden Objects is available for free today only (06/28). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1349 ratings.

Video 2 Photo – extract still pictures from movies ($1.99 → Free, 9.7 MB): Extract photos from your videos with this slick photography app. You’re able to import videos from your library or capture new ones in app. Drag the slider at the bottom of the screen to find the exact frame you want, and then tap on it to extract it. You can also slide the video frames up and down to go through them one by one. Extracted photos can be cropped if necessary, and shared via Twitter, Facebook, email, or iTunes File Sharing.

Video 2 Photo – extract still pictures from movies is available for free today only (06/28). It has a 5-star rating with a total of 512 ratings.

Stopwatch+ ($0.99 → Free, 8.6 MB): Record and share your lap times with this professional quality stopwatch app. It features a realistic timer, complete with clicking sounds. Tap the button in the lower left corner to start the timer and tap again to record a lap. You’re able to record as many laps as you’d like and view them in a scrollable list. Your list can also be shared via email.

Stopwatch+ is available for free today only (06/28). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 18 ratings.

iPad:

Cut the Buttons HD ($2.99 → Free, 37.9 MB): Grab hold of a pair of scissors with the tips of your fingers and snip off buttons as quickly as you can in this arcade game. You can twist and turn your scissors every which way, just make sure that when you cut the buttons off of the cloth that they land in the bucket below. You’re able to slide the bucket at the bottom of the screen back and forth to collect even more buttons. The game includes two modes, left- and right-handed options, multiple themes to unlock, multiplayer, and leaderboards via Game Center.

Cut the Buttons HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 241 ratings.

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