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Today's Apps Gone Free: On This Day, WeatherRun, PokerTower And More

View historical events for each day of the year with On This Day by Sophiestication. We also have a fitness app that will help you stay ahead of the weather, and a casual game where poker meets match-three.

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Fitness Interval Timer ($0.99 → Free, 540.8 KB): A highly customizable interval timer. You're able to set up and save timers for every type of workout. Each timer can be customized with different intensity levels, interval counts, and rest periods. You're also able to create different durations for your warm ups and cool downs. When you're ready to go get to work, just tap the start button and wait for your cues. The app also includes quick access to music controls.

Fitness Interval Timer is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 10 ratings.

WeatherRun: Bike, Walk, Hike Tracker, Altimeter, logger ($0.99 → Free, 11.5 MB): Stay ahead of the weather with this fitness app. The unique customizable dashboard provides you with the information you want most. Five small circles border one large circle. You're able to tap and drag any one of the small circles onto the big one to bring it into focus. The circles display information like weather, distance travelled, energy used, time spent on your activity, altitude, and speed. The app also includes audio cues, Pebble support, activity history, and the ability to share your activities via Twitter, Facebook, or email.

WeatherRun: Bike, Walk, Hike Tracker, Altimeter, logger is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 5 ratings.

On this day... ($0.99 → Free, 10.6 MB): Find out what happened On This Day with this stylish reference app. Each and everyday you will be provided with historical events, births, and deaths. You're able to tap on any entry to read its related Wikipedia article. You can also tap and hold to share entries via Facebook, Twitter, SMS, or email. Entries can be sorted from latest to oldest or oldest to latest, and you can jump to specific days in the year using the calendar view.

On this day... is available for free for a limited time. It has a 2.5-star rating with a total of 394 ratings.

Explore More ($0.99 → Free, 16.8 MB): Share your outdoor adventures with the world with this sports app. You're able to capture a photo from within the app or import one from your library. The app will then apply a filter and stamp your image with your current altitude. You can then brag about your adventure via Twitter or email.

Explore More is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 15 ratings.

PokerTower ($0.99 → Free, 2.2 MB): Poker meets match-three in this addictive casual game. Just tap or drag your finger across adjacent cards to create the best possible poker hands. That's really all there is to it! There are five different ways to play, including local and online multiplayer. The game also includes stat tracking, a full step-by-step tutorial, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

PokerTower is available for free today only (09/09). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 40 ratings.


Wake Up Pro Alarm ($0.99 → Free, 35.0 MB): If you're a snooze button masher, then you're going to want to give this alarm clock app a try. Wake Up Pro Alarm doesn't allow you to get away with ignoring your alarm, as the only way to disable it is to solve an easy or difficult question. The app also includes a highly customizable clock, four themes, 10 alert sounds, the ability to use your own music as an alert, auto-lock override, and the ability to create repeating alarms.

Wake Up Pro Alarm is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 112 ratings.

Starry Night Interactive Animation ($0.99 → Free, 10.3 MB): Create your own unique variation of Van Gogh's Starry Night with this entertainment app. The painting comes to life through enchanting animations. You're able to manipulate the flow of the lines just by dragging your finger over them. You can also change the speed. Tap and hold on the edge of the screen to enter 3-D zoom mode, and pan around the painting by swiping. The app also includes a dreamy mode, three music tracks, and a complete set of instructions.

Starry Night Interactive Animation is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 89 ratings.


Timesheet timecard overtime time tracking ($3.99 → Free, 8.1 MB): Keep track of your time spent on the job with this business app. When adding a project, you're able to title it, assign a task, add a start and end time, define an hourly rate, and add notes if necessary. The app will then track your amount owed, and allow you to add any additional expenses along the way. You can then view your data in graph form, and export it via email, iTunes File Sharing, or Dropbox. The app also includes the ability to backup and import data.

Timesheet timecard overtime time tracking is available for free today only (09/09). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 48 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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