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Today's Apps Gone Free: Flying Fox, OMGuitar, Birthday Calendar And More

Pluck hens off the farm as quickly as possible in Chillingo's puzzle game, Flying Fox. We also have an app that allows you to strum away on a digital guitar, and a calendar app that will ensure you never miss another birthday.

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Birthday Calendar by Davia ($0.89 → Free, 8.3 MB): Never forget another birthday again with this utility app. You're able to import your friends' birthdays from Facebook or Contacts, or you can manually generate them. The app will then alert you whenever a birthday from your list is coming up. You're able to send a birthday message directly from the app to Facebook or via SMS. The app also includes a calendar view, and customizable alerts.

Birthday Calendar by Davia is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1698 ratings.

Zarik ($1.99 → Free, 3.7 MB): Roll the dice in this logic puzzle game. The goal is to get all of the dice to the outlined zones by swiping to roll them. The number on top of each die indicates the number of moves you can, and must, make. The game includes 60 levels that become progressively more difficult, stat tracking, and achievements via Game Center.

Zarik is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 591 ratings.

miniSynth 2 ($0.99 → Free, 7.4 MB): Make your own kind of music with this mini synthesizer. You're able to mash away on the scrollable keyboard to create and record tunes whenever the moment strikes. The app features a 32-bit professional quality digital signal processor, allowing you to hear your tunes just as they were intended. The app also includes dual analog modeling oscillators, Audiobus input, MIDI-in, SoundCloud support, and 30 factory presets.

miniSynth 2 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 12 ratings.


Jones On Fire ($0.99 → Free, 32.0 MB): Play as Emma Jones, a tough firefighter that has an affinity for kittens, and race through the forest evading flames in this action game. Jones will speed ahead all on her own, but you must jump over and slide through burning obstacles to avoid catching fire. While you're at it, you must try to save as many kittens as possible. Don't let those furry little creatures down! The game includes 10 different levels, retro visuals, and leaderboards via Game Center.

Jones On Fire is available for free today only (06/12). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 139 ratings.

Flying Fox ($0.99 → Free, 42.9 MB): Play as a hungry black fox and try to pluck hens off the farm as quickly as possible in this puzzle game. The black fox is an inventive little creature that has devised a way to fly. You're able to guide him through the air via tilt or touch. When you're right above your prey, pounce on it and lift it into the sky to score it. You'll find that some hens will be hiding in hard to reach places, so you must utilize different objets in the environments to break them out. The game includes three environments, more than 60 levels, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Flying Fox is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 22 ratings.


4th Grade HD ($1.99 → Free, 2.9 MB): Have a child going into fourth grade? Then let this educational app help them succeed on the STAR test. It features multiple choice questions that cover math, English, science, and social studies. After answering a question, even if they get it wrong, they'll be provided with an explanation. At the end of the quiz, your child will receive performance stats, which will help you find out what they need to focus on.

4th Grade HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 5 ratings.

OMGuitar - Digital Guitar ($0.99 → Free, 254.6 MB): A guitar simulator for your iPad. It features six guitar types to choose from, both electric and classic. The app responds to the speed of your strumming, allowing you to produce some truly authentic sounds. The app includes about 300 chords to play, Audiobus support, MIDI compatibility, 10 on-board FX with 50 presets, and the ability to record and export whatever you create.

OMGuitar - Digital Guitar is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 117 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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