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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Pointillisted, Alice in Wonderland, ScanBee and More

Create pointillist artwork, hunt for objects in Wonderland, and turn your iDevice into a portable scanner 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:

Virtual City (Full) ($2.99 → Free, 111.5 MB): Build and manage your very own city in Virtual City. It’s for fans of city building simulation games.

As mayor, you’ll be tasked with everything from sending vehicles on delivery routes to upgrading buildings. The game includes 50 levels in five states, 18 mission scenarios, 25 types of goods to transport, more than 50 building types, 25 types of goods to transport, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Virtual City (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1154 ratings.

ScanBee – Scanner & copier to digitize your paperwork ($2.99 → Free, 3.8 MB): ScanBee is an easy to use portable scanner. It’s ideal for anyone who needs to scan and save documents as PDFs.

ScanBee’s interface is clutter-free, making it easy to get the job done quickly. Just tap the “New Scan” button at the bottom of the screen and snap a photo of your document. You’re then able to manually adjust the borders and crop it down. Multiple scans can be included in a single PDF file, and you’re able to share them via email or open them within other apps. Scans can also be stored within ScanBee for later use.

ScanBee – Scanner & copier to digitize your paperwork is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 62 ratings.

Universal:

Pointillisted – Photo Artwork Generator ($0.99 → Free, 839.1 KB): Create pointillist artwork with Pointillisted. It’s for those who like to tinker with photos.

Pointillisted allows you to create abstract art with ease. You’re able to choose from four different shapes: rectangle, circle, triangle, and hexagon. The complexity and scale of each point can be adjusted via sliders. Pointillisted even allows you to vary the size by color and isolate by hue, saturation, and brightness.

Pointillisted – Photo Artwork Generator is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 7 ratings.

Alice in Wonderland: A Hidden Object Game ($1.99 → Free, 108.7 MB): Hunt for objects in Wonderland in Alice in Wonderland: A Hidden Object Game. It’s casual fun for gamers of all ages.

The game includes 10 beautifully illustrated scenes to work through. You’re able to play casually without a timer and with unlimited hints, or you can challenge yourself in score mode. Each scene can be zoomed in on using the usual pinch gestures. As you make your way through the game in search of the 324 different items, you’ll also learn why Lewis Carrol chose to include the strange and unusual items in his classic tale.

Alice in Wonderland: A Hidden Object Game is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 13 ratings.

Tap Sports Baseball 2016 ($1.99 → Free, 90.7 MB): Build a team of superstars and blast homers in Tap Sports Baseball 2016. It’s today’s sponsored game, so please download it and give it a try in order to support AppsGoneFree. Baseball fans of all ages will enjoy competing with their friends and family members.

Tap Sports Baseball 2016 turns you into the player, manager, and general manager for your team. You’re able to collect your favorite major league players and set the entire roster. When at the plate, simply tap to swing to crush home runs. Pay close attention to each pitch, however. You don’t have to swing at everything. The game also allows you to choose your own strategy like stealing bases, bunting, bringing in a reliever, or pinch-hitting. It’s your call, so be sure to make the correct one.

Tap Sports Baseball 2016 is available for free today only (08/09). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 20027 ratings.

Slide Tetromino Premium ($0.99 → Free, 57.9 MB): Collect keys by melting the ice around them in Slide Tetromino. It’s for fans of sliding puzzle games.

Each level includes a single flame, movable pieces, and very little room to operate in. It’s up to you to slide the pieces every which way in order to create a path from the frozen key to the flame. Levels aren’t timed, but your moves will be counted. The game includes a total of 100 levels.

Slide Tetromino Premium is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 349 ratings.

iPad:

Virtual City HD (Full) ($4.99 → Free, 162.1 MB): Build and manage your very own city in Virtual City HD. It’s for fans of city building simulation games.

As mayor, you’ll be tasked with everything from sending vehicles on delivery routes to upgrading buildings. The game includes 50 levels in five states, 18 mission scenarios, 25 types of goods to transport, more than 50 building types, 25 types of goods to transport, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Virtual City HD (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 953 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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