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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Power Nap, PetFetch, Anchor Pointer and More

Take a power nap and wake up feeling refreshed, keep track of your pet’s information, and get steered in the right direction with today’s collection of apps and games.

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iPhone:

Anchor Pointer — GPS Compass (Find your parked car) ($4.99 → Free, 10.3 MB): Store GPS locations and find your way back to them with this navigation app. This is the perfect tool for adventurers and travelers alike. Especially those with an Apple Watch.

We really enjoy using Anchor Point because of its simplicity. Just tap the “Add Anchor” button to pinpoint your location, and attach a name and icon to it. The location will be stored in your personal list where you can also share it with your friends. When you want to make your way back to your anchor point, just follow the compass or view the directions on the built-in map.

Anchor Pointer — GPS Compass (Find your parked car) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 140 ratings.

Sleep Cycle power nap ($1.99 → Free, 20.6 MB): Take a power nap and wake up feeling rested with Sleep Cycle. It’s a great way to refresh your mind and body.

Research has shown that taking a short nap is like rebooting your brain. Sleep Cycle helps you energize by waking you up at just the right moment in order to avoid sleep inertia. All you have to do is pick one of the three nap modes, start the alarm, and place your iDevice close to your body like in your pocket. This allows the app to monitor your movements and wake you up at just the right moment. You’re able to snooze the app by tapping on your iDevice. The app also includes 17 relaxing alarm melodies to choose from.

Sleep Cycle power nap is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 524 ratings.

Universal:

PetFetch ($0.99 → Free, 33.6 MB): Keep track of all of the information for each of your pets with PetFetch. Every pet owner will enjoy this one.

When adding a pet to the database you’re able to include its name, photos, gender, breed, weight, birth date, feeding info, vet and groomer contact info, medication, and much more. You’re able to add as many pets as you want and reorder the list at any time. The app includes cloud syncing, the ability to generate weight graphs, location information, and the ability to share info via social networks.

PetFetch is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 420 ratings.

YoWindow Weather ($2.99 → Free, 45.2 MB): Have a look out the window to see what the conditions are like with this fun weather app. YoWindow is ideal for anyone looking for more than just a list of temperatures from their weather app.

YoWindow is all about watching the weather. You’re presented with a quick look at the current time, temperature, and conditions. Slide your finger from left to right across the screen to scroll time forward and watch as the scene changes to reflect what it’ll be like later on in the day. YoWindow also includes a seven-day forecast and six scenes to choose from.

YoWindow Weather is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1802 ratings.

Addition Flashcard Math Match Games for Kids in Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grade ($3.99 → Free, 37.9 MB): Your children can work on their addition skills with this educational game. It’s ideal for parents and teachers with children ages five through eight.

Addition Flashcard Match Games creates a fun environment for your child to practice addition in with its eye-popping visuals and positive encouragement. Your child can work on matching problems to their answers or matching problems to other problems. The difficulty can be adjusted by changing the number range and by showing the cards or keeping them face down. The game also includes a bubble popping reward after each round.

Addition Flashcard Math Match Games for Kids in Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grade is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 15 ratings.

Merged! ($1.99 → Free, 61.4 MB): Bring blocks together to create space in Merged. Merged is our sponsored game this week, so please download it and give it a try in order to support AppsGoneFree! It’s for fans of logic puzzle games.

Merged is easy to learn but difficult to master. The object of the game is to drag and drop pieces onto the board in order to create matches of three or more. The pieces only need to be adjacent to each other in order to be matched. They don’t all need to be in the same horizontal or vertical row. You’re able to rotate pieces in order to create better matches. The new piece that’s created will be of a larger number, allowing you to create combos.

Merged! is available for free today only (07/24). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 12269 ratings.

Panda Pop ($1.99 → Free, 91.9 MB): The cute factor is cranked up to 11 in this bubble popping game from SGN. It’s for fans of casual matching games who also enjoy competing for high scores.

An evil baboon has kidnapped and trapped precious little panda’s within colorful bubbles. You must plan every shot to pop all of the bubbles and return the panda cubs to their worried mother. Hold your finger to the screen and slide it to see where your shot will go, and then release at just the right moment to fire. You must create matches of three or more to pop the bubbles. Try to dig deep within the bubble collection and break off large swaths to earn bonus points. You’re able to deploy special power-ups when the going gets tough to continue your journey. The game includes more than 1,000 levels, and Facebook integration so you can compete with your friends.

Panda Pop is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 32846 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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