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Today's Apps Gone Free: Galaxoid, Save The Pencil 2, Private Camera And More

Go retro and blast alien invaders to bits in Galaxoid. We also have a puzzle game that has you joining dots as HB the pencil, and a private camera.

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iPhone:

Putki ($1.99 → Free, 8.8 MB): An endless distance game that has you speeding down tunnels.

As you go racing through each tunnel you will come across barriers attached to the walls. You must try to sneak through the gaps in each one by tilting your iDevice to survive for as long as possible. The game includes five different types of tunnels, customizable controls, all kinds of trophies to earn, and leaderboards via Game Center. Putki is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 155 ratings.

Universal:

Private Camera Pro - Photo vault & Video safe app, lock secret photos and private folder with password ($2.99 → Free, 19.0 MB): Keep your personal photos and videos away from prying eyes with this secure camera app.

Before you're able to take new photos or import your old ones, you'll first need to set up a secure password or lock pattern. You can then jump right in and start taking photos or import them from your library. Private Camera Pro's built-in camera allows you to utilize four shooting modes, including a video recording option. The app also includes iCloud support, the ability to create albums and sort your content, Wi-Fi transferring, and sharing via Facebook, Twitter, or email. Private Camera Pro - Photo vault & Video safe app, lock secret photos and private folder with password is available for free today only (10/18). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 112 ratings.

Save The Pencil 2 ($0.99 → Free, 35.7 MB): Help HB and his friends take on the evil stationery in this follow up to Perfect Dimension's number one puzzle game.

You get to play as HB the pencil once again, and your job is to connect all of the dots in each level while avoiding your enemies. To move from dot to dot, just tap on the one you want to go to. Keep in mind that you must touch all of the blue dots before you can finish on the red. Collect all of the stars in each level while completing them as fast as possible to earn big points. The game includes 75 levels, unlockable characters and power-ups, iCloud integration, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Save The Pencil 2 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 11 ratings.

Galaxoid ($0.99 → Free, 35.8 MB): Retro gaming action at its finest.

Galaxoid is a fast paced retro space shooter modeled after the classics from the '80s. Just slide your finger across the bottom left side of the screen to control your ship, and tap the bottom right side to fire your blasters. The game features extremely precise controls, so you shouldn't have a problem getting the hang of them, but there is iCade and Gametel support in case you need some physical feedback. Your score is predominantly based on accuracy, so stay patient. The game also includes bonuses that will drop, 50 levels to play through, five boss battles, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Galaxoid is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 18 ratings.

Magic Stickers! ($1.99 → Free, 126.5 MB): Your child can play with their food with this interactive sticker book app.

They're able to choose from eight pages of animated scenes filled with food objects that are more than they seem. Each scene can be decorated with more than 50 stickers, which come to life through animation. Your child can also create their own stickers from scratch, and snap photos to be used as scenes. Your child's final creations can be saved to your photo library. Magic Stickers! is available for free today only (10/18). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 32 ratings.

Wubbzy's Animal Coloring Book ($1.99 → Free, 17.0 MB): Your little one can color and decorate scenes starring Wuzzleburg's favorite residents with this art creation app.

They're able to choose from 16 scenes or start from a blank sheet. They can then choose from a brush, crayon, chalk, spray can, or paint bucket and get to work. No matter which tool your child chooses, they will have no problem staying within the lines thanks to the app's kid-friendly coloring system. Wubbzy's Animal Coloring Book also includes 16 stickers to choose from, an audio tutorial, and undo. Wubbzy's Animal Coloring Book is available for free today only (10/18). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 8 ratings.

Dragon City Mobile ($1.99 → Free, 46.9 MB): Today Only: Get 10 gems for free just for playing, and an additional 10 gems if you log in through Facebook.

Welcome to Dragon City! A place where you can hatch, breed, and train all kinds of different dragons for combat. To become a true dragon master, you'll need to build up your city so your creatures have enough food and shelter to thrive. Try different breeding combinations to discover new and more powerful species, and then take your team online to compete against others. The game includes 100 dragons with more added each and every week. It also includes 10 species, 160 goals to complete, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Dragon City Mobile is available for free today only (10/18). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 91420 ratings.

iPad:

Professor Kim - What´s missing here? ($1.99 → Free, 29.2 MB): Help Professor Kim discover what's missing in each scene in this memory game.

Each scene includes a handful of animals and objects. Your child must discover which one from their collection isn't in the deep blue sea and tap on it as quickly as possible. The game includes a single-player mode, but it's much more entertaining with two players since they can compete head-to-head to see who's the quickest. Professor Kim - What´s missing here? is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 9 ratings.

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