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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Sprinkle Islands, Work Time, GPlayer And More

Help the inhabitants of Titan put out the fire in Sprinkle Islands. We also have a desk clock and calendar app, and an app that allows you to play almost any type of video file.

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iPhone:

Work Time - Elegant desk top clock with calendar, weather, event, schedule, planner, short term forecast powered by Forecast.io ($1.99 → Free, 1.2 MB): Put your iPhone to good use even when it’s not with this utility app.

Work Time displays the current time and date, a monthly calendar, your upcoming events, and the conditions outside. If you start to get bored with the default theme, you can switch things up by choosing from one of the other 13. The app also includes 12- and 24-hour formats, the ability to customize calendar data, and weather powered by Forecast.io. Work Time - Elegant desk top clock with calendar, weather, event, schedule, planner, short term forecast powered by Forecast.io is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 84 ratings.

Prune - Habit Breaker, Quit More ($0.99 → Free, 7.3 MB): This productivity app can help you break your bad habits.

You'll first need to pick a habit you want to prune out of your life. If you can't come up with one, there is an option to receive suggestions. Then set how long you want to try to live without your habit. The app will begin to track your progress first by minute, then by the hour, and eventually by the day. You're also able to share your progress via Facebook, Twitter, or email. Prune - Habit Breaker, Quit More is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 24 ratings.

Talking Carl! ($0.99 → Free, 41.4 MB): The one and only Talking Carl is ready to hang out. Are you?

Carl is an adorable little red creature with an appetite for interaction. You’re able to poke, pinch, tickle, spin, and even strike him with lightning. Just be warned, he’s not overly fond of that last one. Carl’s also a talented musician, as he’s able to play a wide variety of instruments. You’re able to speak into your iDevice’s microphone as well and have Carl repeat what you say in his own unique way. Talking Carl! is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 3473 ratings.

Universal:

Sprinkle Islands ($1.99 → Free, 36.2 MB): Put out every last flame in this charming physics puzzler.

In this follow up title to the original hit puzzle game you'll have to make your way across the sometimes treacherous terrain to reach all of the fires. You're able to move your firetruck with a tilt, and blast streams of water by tapping the button in the lower right corner of the screen. Move boulders and other obstacles to activate switches and reach difficult spots. Above all else, try to conserve as much water as possible, because that's how you'll be graded. The game includes five islands, 60 levels, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Sprinkle Islands is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1920 ratings.

Dot Connector: Learn ABCs and 123s with connect the dot fun - Preschool Toddlers and Primary School Early Development ($2.99 → Free, 14.6 MB): Connect the dots to complete puzzles in this educational game designed for toddlers.

You’re able to select from six different categories. Your child must then tap on the colorful numbered dots in the correct order to complete the image. The app also includes playful background sounds and animations that will help keep your little one engaged. Dot Connector: Learn ABCs and 123s with connect the dot fun - Preschool Toddlers and Primary School Early Development is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 13 ratings.

GPlayer ($2.99 → Free, 32.3 MB): This utility app allows you to play almost any type of video file on your iDevice no matter its format.

It’s able to play most movie, audio, and subtitle file formats including DIVX, AVI, WMV, WAV, and SMI. You're able to sync videos to GPlayer via iTunes File Transfer or Wi-Fi. The app also includes the ability to manage your videos, video looping, screen look, gesture controls, and TV-out support. GPlayer is available for free today only (12/05). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1265 ratings.

Compact English-Spanish Dictionary ($1.99 → Free, 74.6 MB): Compact English-Spanish Dictionary is free today in celebration of the launch of Word Magic’s brand new journaling app, Tag Journal ($2.99). Check it out!

This compact offline English-Spanish dictionary includes more than 396,000 entries, 579,000 translations, 505,000 synonyms, 98,000 definitions, and 40,000 examples. It also includes search, search history, the option to shake for a random word, favorites, three background themes, and more than 45,000 images. You’re also able to expand the dictionary via in-app purchases. Compact English-Spanish Dictionary is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 344 ratings.

Quiet, Please! ($0.99 → Free, 43.0 MB): Try to find some peace and quiet in this unique adventure game.

Take control of a girl who had an annoying day at school and just wants some quiet time. The only problem is, everyone seems to be out to annoy her, even her pet kittens! Travel around the environment collecting items and solving puzzles to help her out. Quiet, Please! is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 186 ratings.

Necktie Deluxe ($0.99 → Free, 16.4 MB): A reference app that will allow you to look your best by teaching you how to tie a variety of necktie knots.

The app includes step-by-step instructions on how to tie 15 different knots. It also includes information on what goes best with each one, and how to care for, fold, and iron your ties. Necktie Deluxe is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 54 ratings.

Infect Them All : Vampires ($0.99 → Free, 46.6 MB): Spread the infection as a vampire in this arcade game.

The object is to turn regular people into your minions so they can help spread the infection. Just steer your vampire into citizens via touch or tilt controls to turn them to your side. The game includes four modes, 50 levels, three playable vampires, 30 types of people to infect, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Infect Them All : Vampires is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 729 ratings.

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