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Today’s Apps Gone Free: World Of Goo HD, Battery Life Magic, Elasticam And More

Sit back and relax after a hectic week with some fantastic games from today’s list like World of Goo HD, Tower of Fortune 2, and Kiwi & Me. We also have an app that will help your iDevice’s battery perform better after all of that punishment you put it through while traveling for the holidays, and a photography app that will help you get a good chuckle out of your friends and family.

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Listen: The Minimalistic Music Player ($0.99 → Free, 1.9 MB): A beautifully simple gesture-driven music player.

Pull two fingers apart to access your music library and pick a song. You're also able to change the track, share your music, adjust the volume, and enable AirPlay just by tapping and dragging the album art around the screen. Listen: The Minimalistic Music Player is available for free today only (11/30). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 57 ratings.

Stitch It! ($2.99 → Free, 4.8 MB): Stitch your messages together to create one seamless conversation to share with this fun utility app.

Not all conversations are worth sharing, but when you find yourself on the end of one that is, just snap screenshots of it. Stitch It! will search through your library for all of your screenshots and import them. You can then crop each screenshot to fit seamlessly together as one conversation. When cropping, Stitch It! overlays the previous screenshot, making it remarkably easy to keep things aligned and not accidentally cut out any important parts. Once everything is stitched together, you can go back through your conversation and black out any parts you want redacted. Then share your conversation via email, Twitter, or Messages. Stitch It! is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 102 ratings.


WikiLinks - Smart and Beautiful Wikipedia Reader ($0.99 → Free, 6.5 MB): The ultimate Wikipedia experience for iOS.

WikiLinks allows you to search for Wikipedia or Wiktionary entries in a snap. Everything is perfectly formatted to fit within your iDevice’s screen, and you’re able to jump to specific types of content via the menu bar across the top. You’re also able to bookmark entries, browse offline, share entries, view local Wikipedia entries, choose from a wide variety of fonts, and view and interact with a web of all related articles. WikiLinks - Smart and Beautiful Wikipedia Reader is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 215 ratings.

Arrows XD ($1.99 → Free, 20.4 MB): A simple yet challenging puzzle game where you must guide arrows into their corresponding orbs.

The arrows will automatically move in whichever direction they are pointing, so all you have to do is slide them side to side. Try to collect all of the stars before guiding the arrows into their orbs. The game includes more than 100 levels, bonus levels to unlock, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Arrows XD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 239 ratings.

World of Goo HD ($4.99 → Free, 93.2 MB): Minutes, hours, and entire days will just melt away while playing this ooey gooey puzzle game.

The object of the game is to drag and drop goo balls into place in order to reach the pipe. The gelatinous beams connecting the goo balls can only be stretched so far before things become unstable, so you’ll have your work cut out for you. Try to move as quickly and use as few goo balls as you possible to complete each task to earn a high rating. The game includes four different chapters, different goo ball species to discover, and tons of charm. World of Goo HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 4111 ratings.

Tower of Fortune 2 ($1.99 → Free, 22.4 MB): Reach the summit of the legendary second tower to claim your wish in this sequel to the hit retro-style RPG, Tower of Fortune.

Like the original, Tower of Fortune 2 employs a neat slot machine mechanic for battling opponents. Tap the button to spin the reels and tap again to stop them in hopes of dealing damage, collecting gold, or obtaining a special item. You’re able to stop the reels mid spin as well to perform a combo or avoid an attack, but it will cost you additional gold. The game includes nine worlds to explore, seven mini-games, 50 challenging events, more than 60 unique enemies, 50 random abilities, 24 NPCs, and achievements via Game Center. Tower of Fortune 2 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 257 ratings.

HDR ($1.99 → Free, 3.7 MB): Capture high-dynamic range photos with this photography app.

It features automatic and manual capture modes. The manual mode allows you to specify dark and light areas in your photos by dragging loupes. After you have captured your photo, you're able to choose one of the four HDR mixes to get the exact results you're looking for. The app also includes the ability to import photos from your library. HDR is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 199 ratings.

Elasticam - Warp Melt Deform Photos ($1.99 → Free, 2.8 MB): Turn photos into surreal masterpieces with this photography app.

You're able to import any image from your library or take a new one in-app. Then pinch, pull, twirl, and stretch the image with your fingers to create unique effects. The app includes five brush modes, undo and redo, an eraser, and size and strength sliders. Elasticam - Warp Melt Deform Photos is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 173 ratings.

Battery Life Magic Pro ($0.99 → Free, 36.1 MB): Maximize your battery life with this utility app.

You’re able to perform battery maintenance by running full cycle charges. It also logs each full cycle charge to help you stay on a monthly schedule. The app accurately estimates the amount of time you have left on your iDevice for all types of usage. Battery Life Magic Pro includes battery and screen maintenance tips as well. Battery Life Magic Pro is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 21230 ratings.

ContactsXL + Facebook Sync ($0.99 → Free, 5.7 MB): Take control of your contacts with this social networking app.

It allows you to manage and create groups specific to your needs. You’re able to add, delete, and rearrange all of the groups in the menu in order to have quicker access to the ones you need the most. Contacts can be favorited as well, allowing you to simply tap on their photo to reach out to them. You’re also able to receive notifications on contacts’ birthdays, delete duplicate entries from your address book, backup all of your data, search, share, and so much more. ContactsXL + Facebook Sync is available for free today only (11/30). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1066 ratings.

Kiwi & Me ($0.99 → Free, 54.4 MB): This Weekend Only: Unlock the soccer ball power-up for free! That’s a $0.99 value!

Help Kiwi navigate forests, mountains, deserts, and more in order to find his lost mother in this adorable matching game. Each level requires you to match three or more tiles in order to build up points and achieve the target score. You have a limited amount of moves to use, so you’ll need to try to create combos. If you match four or more of the same tiles you’ll earn a power-up tile. You’re able to activate power-up tiles and unleash their unique abilities by matching them with their original tiles. Powerful boosters are also available to you, which will help you conquer the later, more difficult levels. The game includes 75 levels and all kinds of unlockable accessories for Kiwi. Kiwi & Me is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 148 ratings.

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