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Today’s apps gone free: Alpha Omega, Sky Live, Animal Farm Puzzle and more

Solve clever crossword-style puzzles, find out when to look up, and complete farm-themed puzzles with today’s collection of apps and games.

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:

Sky Live™ – Stargazing & Weather Forecast to View Clear Night Sky ($0.99 → Free, 36.4 MB): Find out how well you’ll be able to see the stars tonight with Sky Live. This handy reference app is ideal for aspiring astronomers.

Sky Live presents you with the sky visibility percentage in your area over a beautiful backdrop. The main view also allows you to see sunrise and sunset times. Swipe upwards to get even more detailed data like the current moon phase, light pollution levels, and planet, constellation, and star visibilities. All data is viewable up to seven days out, so you can plan accordingly.

Sky Live™ – Stargazing & Weather Forecast to View Clear Night Sky is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 119 ratings.

SillyTale MahJong ($1.99 → Free, 26.3 MB): Eliminate the tiles from the board in this classic Mahjong game. It’s for casual puzzle fans.

Tap on a tile to select it, and then tap on a matching tile that’s not blocked in by other tiles to remove it from the board. It’s classic Mahjong gameplay. The game includes 16 layouts, multiple levels of difficulty, undo, hints, zoom, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

SillyTale MahJong is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 272 ratings.

Universal:

Blox 3D Junior ($2.99 → Free, 35.4 MB): Unlock your child’s creative side by allowing them to build 3-D models with this entertainment app. It’s a fun distraction for children between the ages of one and five.

Blox 3D Junior’s intuitive control scheme allows anyone to create. They start off with a single block, and they can build from there by tapping and pulling to create new blocks. Make sure your child creates their base and moves upwards first, otherwise it can be difficult to navigate the blocks. The blocks can be rotated with a swipe and zoomed in on with a pinch. Double-tap to delete any blocks that have been created. Your child’s creations can be played out within the app or saved to the photo library. There are four pre-built modes included for inspiration.

Blox 3D Junior is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 64 ratings.

Animal Farm Puzzle for Kids Activity Pre-school Shape Games for Toddlers, Boys and Girls with Skills ($2.99 → Free, 50.3 MB): Join Lily on the farm and put together puzzles in Animal Farm Puzzle. It’s for the whole family.

You’re able to choose from nine farm-themed puzzles. Each puzzle can be broken up into as few as four pieces and as many as 24. Puzzles can include a background, and you’re able to overlay outlines in order to make fitting in the pieces a little easier. Completed puzzles can be interacted with, creating a fun environment to play in. An option is available to completely skip putting together the puzzles and jump straight to the interactive scenes.

Animal Farm Puzzle for Kids Activity Pre-school Shape Games for Toddlers, Boys and Girls with Skills is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 5 ratings.

Schulte Table – improve your fast reading and attention ($0.99 → Free, 1.3 MB): A brain game that will improve your peripheral vision and speed reading. It’s for anyone who wants to keep their brain sharp.

Schulte Table is all about practice. All you need is 10 minutes a day to improve your mental perception. The object of the game is to simply count up to a designated number in order or spell out the alphabet in order. You’re able to adjust the size, color, and font size of the grid to challenge yourself even more. You’re able to see how your abilities compare with the rest of the world via Game Center leaderboards.

Schulte Table – improve your fast reading and attention is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 108 ratings.

Alpha Omega ($0.99 → Free, 147.0 MB): A clever crossword-style puzzle game that has you unscrambling letters. It’s ideal for word game fans who want a relaxing yet engaging experience.

The amount of content here is staggering. Alpha Omega’s hundreds of puzzles require you to unscramble the letters to create valid words. Each puzzle provides you with the first and last letters, serving as a guide. Tap on a letter block to select it and tap another to swap. Intersecting letter blocks can be moved in both directions. As each word is deciphered, the rest will begin to fall in to place. Keep in mind that letters can only be swapped once per puzzle. Additional level packs are available via in-app purchase.

Alpha Omega is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 2183 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.

Developers:

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  • It must have at least a three-star average rating at the time it goes free.
  • The app must not have been free numerous times (3+) over the last six months.
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