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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Cover Orange 2, Heart Beat Rate, BlastTrax And More

Help the orange population avoid the acid rain once again in Cover Orange 2. We also have a heart rate monitor, and an eye-popping arcade game.

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Heart Beat Rate Pro - Heart rate monitor ($1.99 → Free, 21.9 MB): Check your heart rate no matter where you are with this fitness app.

Hit the start button and place your finger over your iDevice’s LED flash and camera. The app will then detect and begin to measure your heart rate. You’ll immediately receive audio and visual feedback. When the test is complete you’ll be asked whether you were resting or active before your measurement, and you’ll receive a detailed breakdown of the results. The app also includes optional notes, personal advice, a history view and graph, and sharing via Twitter, Facebook, or email. Heart Beat Rate Pro - Heart rate monitor is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 54 ratings.

FotoCookie ($1.99 → Free, 46.4 MB): Frame your photos within cookie cutter shapes with this camera app.

Each of the 14 cookie packages includes a variety of related shapes to choose from. You can adjust the size, orientation, and placement of each shape to better fit your photo. You can also choose from a growing list of filters, background images, and colors. Photos can be shared via Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, and Tumblr. FotoCookie is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 38 ratings.

Tiny Talking Monsters ($0.99 → Free, 22.2 MB): Interact with adorable characters dressed up like monsters with this entertainment app.

Perform different gestures and watch as the characters play, jump, dance, and get spooked. You can also speak into your iDevice's mic and the characters will repeat what you say. The app includes four characters, and a list of all of the actions you can perform. Tiny Talking Monsters is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 2289 ratings.


Orasis ($0.99 → Free, 10.5 MB): Make your photos look more realistic with this effects and enhancement app.

You’re able to import any photo from your library or take a new one from within the app. You can then allow Orasis to automatically enhance your photo or you can tweak the settings to get the exact look you want. In the end, your retouched photos should look closer to what your eyes perceived when you took the photo. The app includes 14 presets and the ability to share your correct photos via email, Facebook, or Twitter. Orasis is available for free today only (10/27). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 91 ratings.

BlastTrax ($0.99 → Free, 7.1 MB): Travel through colorful space lanes swarming with deadly alien creatures to get to your next destination in this arcade game.

You’re able to control your vessel with either thumb. Travel along the path dodging enemy fire and destroying everything in sight in order to reach the end with your health intact. Your performance is graded on how well you clear each space lane, so don’t take any pity on your alien foes. The game includes three modes, three difficulty settings, iCade support, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. BlastTrax is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 7 ratings.

Cover Orange 2 ($0.99 → Free, 43.3 MB): The evil acid rain cloud is back for more in this sequel to FDG’s smash hit puzzle game.

To save the exposed orange population from almost certain destruction, you must try to cover them with whatever objects are available to you. The faster you’re able to cover them, the more points you’ll earn. Keep an eye out for any gaps in your coverage, because just a single slip up will cost you an orange. The game includes 160 levels, unlockable comics, iCloud support, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Cover Orange 2 is available for free today only (10/27). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 3508 ratings.

Words of Wonder ($2.99 → Free, 55.5 MB): Today Only: Get a $3 bundle of currency and game boosts for free!

Watson the Owl needs your help fighting the gray curse and restoring color to storybook world. Look over the board in search of valid words of three to eight letters. To select a word, drag your finger from the beginning of it to the end. Words can be created forwards, backwards, and diagonally. Achieve the target number of words in each level to move on to the next. You’re able to utilize various power-ups and strategically hunt down bonuses to boost your score. The game includes 70 levels and Facebook integration. Words of Wonder is available for free today only (10/27). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 54 ratings.

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