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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Argus, Angry Birds Star Wars II, Bokeh Lens And More

Today we are focused on sports and fitness apps to help keep your body and mind sharp over the holidays. Apps like Argus, athleTest, Mind Jogger, and Paintball Pro.

We also have a porky treat for you in the form of Angry Birds Star Wars II!

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:

Bokeh Lens ($0.99 → Free, 4.3 MB): Create nifty bokeh-blurred images with this photo effects app. You're able to import any photo from your library, copy and paste one from another app, or snap a new one in-app. Drag the bokeh level slider to increase or decrease the blur effect. Then define the focus area of your photo by filling it in with the tip of your finger. When everything looks just right, share your photo via Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Instagram, or email.

Bokeh Lens is available for free today only (12/19). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 121 ratings.

ARGUS - Motion and Fitness Tracker by Azumio ($1.99 → Free, 21.9 MB): From the creators of Stress Check and Fitness Buddy comes this powerful all-in-one health and fitness app. Argus turns your iPhone into a sophisticated health and fitness device. Like the mythological creature that inspired its name, Argus is all-seeing. It’s able to track and monitor your daily steps, calories, routes, sleep cycles, and even your heart beat. The best part is, it utilizes the powerful M7 chip in the iPhone 5s to provide accurate results with little power consumption. But tracking stats isn’t exactly helpful without some daily goals, so make sure to go through the entire setup process before heading out today. You’re also able to enlist your friends for support, take snapshots of your food, view trends, get tips and tricks, and even view a daily forecast. Seriously, there’s nothing Argus can’t do.

ARGUS - Motion and Fitness Tracker by Azumio is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1825 ratings.

AppZilla 3 : 150 in 1! ($0.99 → Free, 47.9 MB): The latest iteration of Fossil Software's hugely popular all-in-one utility app. It includes 150 simple but useful apps like a barcode scanner, tip calculator, bubble level, unit converter, password generator, and flashlight. You're able to search for specific apps by name, mark your favorites, hide unwanted apps, and reorder them for easy access. AppZilla 3 also includes dot-lock protection, background animation themes, Game Center support, and auto-launch.

AppZilla 3 : 150 in 1! is available for free today only (12/19). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 6006 ratings.

Mind Jogger ($0.99 → Free, 4.4 MB): Jog your mind with this helpful productivity app. It helps you create new, positive habits by reminding you to perform them throughout the day. For example, if you need to be reminded to drink more water or be mindful of your posture. The app allows you to create up to 64 different reminders, all of which can be customized in a variety of ways. History logs and detailed stats are available via in-app purchase.

Mind Jogger is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 203 ratings.

Universal:

Sol: Sun Clock — sunrise, sunset, and golden hours. Solar alarm clock. ($3.99 → Free, 11.3 MB): This weather app is the Swiss army knife of sunlight tools. You can use it to guide sleep cycles, take the perfect photograph, discover the best times to go fishing, or just plan your day. It includes solar midnight and solar noon data, all three twilight periods, automatic location discovery, reminders, and the ability to set location-aware alarms.

Sol: Sun Clock — sunrise, sunset, and golden hours. Solar alarm clock. is available for free today only (12/19). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 180 ratings.

Angry Birds Star Wars II ($0.99 → Free, 43.9 MB): Use the force for good against the greedy Pork Federation or choose to join the Pork Side in this follow-up to Rovio’s smash hit physics puzzler. Based on the Star Wars movie prequels, Angry Birds Star Wars II requires you to launch birds and pigs through the air in order to take out giant structures. You’re able to play as more than 30 characters from the Star Wars universe including Yoda, Darth Maul, Mace Windu, Jango Fett, and the evil Emperor Plapatine. The game is loaded with hundreds of levels, new ways to play, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Angry Birds Star Wars II is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 6561 ratings.

Word Mess ($1.99 → Free, 12.4 MB): Go on the hunt for words in this seek and find game. At the beginning of each round you'll be presented with a word or type of word that you must find. You then have a limited amount of time to discover them all within the mess. The game includes two single-player modes, a challenge mode, and leaderboards via Game Center.

Word Mess is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 454 ratings.

Build a Plane with Kate and Harry ($0.99 → Free, 37.3 MB): Your little one can let their imagination run wild by designing planes with Kate and Harry. They first get to decide if they want Kate or Harry to be their helper. They can then craft their own unique plane by tapping on different items. When they're ready for an adventure, Kate or Harry will pilot the plane and fly it through randomly generated and interactive environments.

Build a Plane with Kate and Harry is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 7 ratings.

athleTest ($0.99 → Free, 21.7 MB): Another word picture game from the minds at JPSquare, only this one is all about sports. The game actually consists of two types of puzzles. The first is similar to JPSquare’s Hollow Words, where you have to try and figure out what each word or common phrase is through typography clues. The second type of puzzle requires you to figure out who the athlete is using a picture representation of their nickname. Both puzzles allow you to tap on their clue images to get a closer look. The game includes 10 puzzle sets, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

athleTest is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 5 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 144 ratings.

iPad:

Paintball Pro ($2.99 → Free, 29.2 MB): A tactical paintball experience for those who aren’t fond of getting shot at in real life. You’re able to create a custom team that best represents your style of play. Then take your five-member team out to the battlefield and see how they fair. You’re able to command your units by drawing lines for them to follow, and tap on hostiles to target them. The game includes quick match and tournament modes, eight different arenas, the ability to obtain better players using in-game cash, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Paintball Pro is available for free today only (12/19). It has a 5-star rating with a total of 6 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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