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Today's Apps Gone Free: Momento, The BeatBlaster, Peekaboo Fridge And More

Capture those special moments throughout the day with Momento. We also have a music player that turns your iPad into a Hi-Fi sound system, and an educational app that will have your children peeking into the fridge.

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:

Vector Runner ($1.99 → Free, 10.8 MB): Guide your vector racer around obstacles for as long as possible in this retro-inspired distance game. You're able to steer left and right by tapping the sides of the screen. Collect power-up and bonus cubes to rack up points even quicker. The game includes an upbeat techno soundtrack, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Vector Runner is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 995 ratings.

Momento (Diary/Journal) ($2.99 → Free, 13.1 MB): Record interesting and special moments throughout your day with this lifestyle app. When crafting a new entry you're able to rate it, attach photos, collect and use activity from your social networking streams, and tag events, people, and places. You're also able to create custom tags to help you hunt down your favorite moments. You're able to view all of your entries in list form, calendar form, or search for something specific. The app also includes the ability to backup your data, protect your entries with a passcode, change the font size, and receive reminders to notify you to capture a moment.

Momento (Diary/Journal) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 2855 ratings.

Universal:

Peekaboo Fridge™ ($1.99 → Free, 102.6 MB): Peek into the fridge to see who's behind the door with this educational app. Your child can swing open the fridge door to find a new fruit, vegetable, or other healthy treat. The name of the item will be pronounced in either a child's or adult's voice, and the character will say hello and break out in dance. The looped mode will continue to play through all 13 items, while the story mode will end with all of the characters going to sleep.

Peekaboo Fridge™ is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 50 ratings.

Torii’s Summer Adventure – Interactive Storybook for Kids and Dog Lovers ($1.99 → Free, 27.7 MB): An interactive storybook that allows your child to follow along with Torii the golden retriever on her big summer adventure. Your child is able to read all on their own or follow along with the narration. The more than 80 colorful pages feature interactive items and sound effects. Torii's bones are also scattered throughout, so your child must keep an eye out for them. The app also includes two reading levels to choose from, an interactive scene to decorate, and a scene to color in.

Torii’s Summer Adventure – Interactive Storybook for Kids and Dog Lovers is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 16 ratings.

Subtraction: Math Facts Card Matching Game ($0.99 → Free, 5.7 MB): A matching game that will help your child practice solving subtraction problems. It works just like every other matching game, except on the flip side of each card is a problem or solution. Your child must match each problem to its solution in as few moves as possible. They can also compete against another player on the same device, or they can go up against an AI opponent. The game includes three difficulty levels, stat tracking, and a mini-game that can be played between rounds.

Subtraction: Math Facts Card Matching Game is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.

German First Words with Phonics: Preschool Spelling & Learning Word Game for Children ($1.99 → Free, 36.4 MB): An educational game that will help your kids learn German through phonics. Your child is presented with an animal and its name. They must tap and drag the letters into place to complete the puzzle. When a letter is tapped on, your child will hear the sound it makes. When its name is completed, your child will hear it pronounced. The app includes 30 animals, upper and lowercase letters, and a variety of customization options. Additional categories are available via in-app purchase.

German First Words with Phonics: Preschool Spelling & Learning Word Game for Children is available for free today only (08/23). It has a 5-star rating with a total of 5 ratings.

SuperShare ($1.99 → Free, 4.4 MB): Share your photos, videos, and various documents via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth with this utility app. It basically turns your iDevice into a mobile file server. Just select the types of files you want to share and then activate file sharing. Anyone with SuperShare or SuperShare Lite that's within range will be able to pull the files right off your iDevice. The app also includes the ability to move files, zip single or multiple files, and print, preview, rename, or email files. It features both iCloud and iTunes File Sharing support as well.

SuperShare is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 255 ratings.

Crazy Hair Studio ($1.99 → Free, 84.1 MB): Give yourself a crazy new hairstyle without the risk of regretting it later on with this entertainment app. Unlike similar apps, Crazy Hair Studio actually provides you with full control over your chosen hair style. After snapping a photo of yourself or importing one from your library, you must first choose a hairstyle to start with. You can then brush, trim, cut, tint, curl, dry, or extend your hair to make it as elegant or crazy as you wish. The app includes more than 60 hairstyles, 150 colors, and the ability to share your creations via Facebook, Twitter, or email.

Crazy Hair Studio is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 266 ratings.

Shake-a-Phrase: Fun With Words and Sentences ($1.99 → Free, 7.8 MB): An educational entertainment app for your children. As the name of the app suggests, they just need to shake things up. Enjoy hilarious sentences in Shake It mode, where your child can tap to discover the meaning of unknown words. Story Starter creates humorous beginnings to stories and your child gets to come up with the rest. Quiz Me provides your child with a chance to test their language arts skills by identifying nouns, verbs, prepositions, and adjectives. The app also includes five themes to choose from, the ability to save favorites, and the ability to share phrases via email, MMS, or Twitter.

Shake-a-Phrase: Fun With Words and Sentences is available for free today only (08/23). It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 77 ratings.

Geo Walk HD - 3D World Fact Book ($2.99 → Free, 118.3 MB): This educational app allows you to travel the world and learn all kinds of new facts without ever leaving your home. You can explore by spinning, zooming, and tapping on a beautifully rendered globe, or by browsing through a postcard-style library. You're also able to search for specific objects by keyword. The app includes 500 objects, a fun and interactive interface, category filters, and a quiz mode. Additional objects are available via in-app purchase.

Geo Walk HD - 3D World Fact Book is available for free today only (08/23). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 253 ratings.

Animal Voyage: Island Adventure ($7.99 → Free, 44.3 MB): Today Only: Get a free volcano decoration for your animal paradise and a pile of crystals. That's a $7.99 value!

Build your very own animal paradise in this strategy game. The sanctuary has been damaged by a huge earthquake and all of its animals are in need of help. Work together with the little critters to clear paths, rebuild bridges, and rescue every last one. You're able to earn new items to rebuild and decorate your sanctuary with through your good deeds. Play mini-games to earn new treats and keep your animals happy. The game includes multiple islands to explore, quests to complete, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Animal Voyage: Island Adventure is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 339 ratings.

iPad:

flippi memo doodle ($1.99 → Free, 47.5 MB): A highly interactive and customizable matching game for your little ones. The main classic mode allows your child to jump right in and start matching animals. The tiles can be flipped over with a tap, and moved around the screen freely. When a correct match is made, your child will hear an animal sound and the cards will jump around. There's also a doodle mode where your child can doodle and color to create their own cards.

flippi memo doodle is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 14 ratings.

The BeatBlaster ($1.99 → Free, 62.5 MB): Turn your iPad into a Hi-Fi sound system with this music player. Your entire library can be presented as CDs or records. Pop in an album or spin a record, and just sit back and enjoy the tunes. All of the controls on the face of the radio and record player are interactive, and you can switch the display to show an equalizer, a clock , or album info. You can even turn your iPhone or iPod touch into a remote control for your BeatBlaster by downloading the free companion app. The app also includes a built-in radio, alarm clock and timer, AirPlay support, and iTunes Match support.

The BeatBlaster is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 149 ratings.

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