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Today's Apps Gone Free: Horizon Calendar, Kill The Clowns, PixiTracker And More

Find out what the weather is going to be like for your upcoming events with Applause Code's productivity app, Horizon Calendar. We also have a ridiculous tower defense game, and an app that allows you to create awesome musical sketches or chip tunes.

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iPhone:

Horizon Calendar ($4.99 → Free, 3.2 MB): Always know what the weather is going to be like for your next big event with this productivity app. It successfully combines a slick gesture-driven calendar with weather data. Just tap on an event to view its details and see what the weather will be like. Weather for all of your events can be viewed up to 14 days out. Pull down on the menu bar to get a peek at the calendar, and swipe left and right to change the month. The app also includes natural language event creation, a night mode, imperial and metric support, notifications, and all kinds of calendar customization options.

Horizon Calendar is available for free today only (07/04). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 82 ratings.

Air Pipes - Bagpipes for iPhone ($1.99 → Free, 29.2 MB): With Air Pipes, you can learn to play the bagpipes right on your iPhone. Just blow into your microphone to put some air into your bag. Then place your fingers over the buttons to create tunes. It includes 20 songs to play, and allows you to compete against your friends via Game Center. You can also customize the look of your pipes, adjust the volume of the drone and chanter, set them to auto-blow, and download a free set of scottish small pipes.

Air Pipes - Bagpipes for iPhone is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 180 ratings.

Universal:

Pistachio Sketch App ($1.99 → Free, 12.9 MB): Have something on your mind that you want to get get into your iPhone or iPad? Sketch it in seconds with this productivity app. It features a minimalistic interface that allows you to get right to work. You're able to select from a variety of brush sizes and colors, and two different background colors or images from your library. You can also sketch in full screen mode. Whenever you're ready, you can share your sketches via Facebook, Twitter, or email, or send them off to other apps.

Pistachio Sketch App is available for free today only (07/04). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 16 ratings.

Hi Guess Who ($0.99 → Free, 6.3 MB): This trivia game will test your knowledge of famous figures. You've seen them in shows, books, movies, and magazines, but can you recognize them without their faces? Just tap on the letters provided to you to spell out their names. If you get stuck, you can choose to skip the character, remove letters from the pool, or ask your friends on Facebook.

Hi Guess Who is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 11 ratings.

PixiTracker ($1.99 → Free, 7.9 MB): You don't need to know much about music to create awesome sketches or chip tunes with this pattern-based sequencer. You'll see a series of icons running across the top of the screen. Just tap on them to hear the sound they'll produce. You can then place them along the grid to craft your beats, and then hit play to find out how it all turned out. The app includes MIDI support, audio copy and paste, and the ability to record and share your creations.

PixiTracker is available for free today only (07/04). It has a 5-star rating with a total of 117 ratings.

I Am Vegend: Zombiegeddon ($1.99 → Free, 69.8 MB): Lead your "Vegendary Heroes" into battle against the villains of the world in this defense game. Take control of 11 super fighters, each with their own unique style of combat. Fight off waves of enemies that attack via ground and air to earn your stripes. The game includes 45 missions, the ability to upgrade your heroes, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

I Am Vegend: Zombiegeddon is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 51 ratings.

Tractor Trails ($0.99 → Free, 28.8 MB): Help Red the tractor and Chuck the chicken plant fields of trees in this logic puzzle game. Send Red down each path by swiping, but keep in mind that his brakes have given out on him, so he's unable to stop and change direction. Pick up cobs of corn and exchange them for hints and power-ups. Finish levels as quickly and efficiently as possible to earn a perfect rating. The game includes 130 levels, all kinds of upgrades for Red, iCloud integration, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Tractor Trails is available for free today only (07/04). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 56 ratings.

Kill the Clowns ($1.99 → Free, 180.6 MB): Get ready for one of the most ridiculous tower defense games you'll ever play. Alien clowns from the planet Ridiculonia have discovered that the drool from human babies adds unmatched flavor and texture to their candies, so they're out to steal them! You must place your brave circus performers in strategic positions on the map to stop them at all costs. Your fallen enemies will drop pieces of candy, which can be collected with a swipe and used to buy new towers and upgrade your old ones. The game includes 36 levels, all kinds of hidden goodies, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Kill the Clowns is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 17 ratings.

iPad:

Celebrate 4th of July, Independence Day of United States, with sparkling fireworks (by Auryn Apps) ($1.99 → Free, 6.5 MB): Launch fireworks into the night sky with this simple entertainment app. Just tap on the screen to launch different colored fireworks and watch as they illuminate the background image. Each time you launch the app you'll see a new iconic image from American history.

Celebrate 4th of July, Independence Day of United States, with sparkling fireworks (by Auryn Apps) is available for free today only (07/04). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 18 ratings.

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