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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Sleep Bug, Data Widget, Jungle Jam and More

Relax to the sound of white noise, monitor your data usage, and jam on a xylophone with today’s collection of apps and games.

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BaliFied – Word Game of the Gods ($2.99 → Free, 67.6 MB): Build the highest scoring word and best your opponents in BaliFied. It’s for fans of turn-based words games like Words With Friends.

Today only: Receive 11 custom backgrounds free of charge!

BaliFied is a word and card game mashup. The idea is to create the highest scoring word by using both your cards and your opponent’s cards. All words that you build must start with one of your own letters, however. You’re able to submit a word to have it scored immediately or you can save it for later in order to build on it and score more points. Power-ups are also available to help push you over the top. The game is over when the deck runs out of cards.

BaliFied – Word Game of the Gods is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 41 ratings.

Data Widget ($1.99 → Free, 6.8 MB): Check your data usage from the Today view or your wrist with Data Widget. It’s for those who are always worried about going over their data cap.

Data Widget is so simple yet so effective. Launch the app, set your data cap, set your start and end date, and record any usage you may already have. Then swipe down to bring up Notification Center and add the widget by tapping the “Edit” button found all the way at the bottom. After that, any time you want to check your current data usage in real-time, just swipe down. You can also now check your usage via Apple Watch.

Data Widget is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 224 ratings.

Sleep Bug Pro: White Noise Soundscapes & Music Box ($1.99 → Free, 204.3 MB): Drown out the world with Sleep Bug. It’s for anyone who wants to improve the quality of their sleep and life.

You’re able to select from 24 different active scenes. Each one features a realistic background sound along with a handful of additional sound effects that can be toggled on and off at any time. The app also includes a sleep timer, and a 24-hour clock option.

Sleep Bug Pro: White Noise Soundscapes & Music Box is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 406 ratings.

Jungle Jam – Child Friendly! ($2.99 → Free, 18.9 MB): Keep your toddler entertained with this interactive music app. Jungle Jam was designed for children ages one through four.

It’s completely free of buttons, menus, and in-app purchases, so your young child can mash away on the xylophone without any interruptions. The app also includes a fully interactive environment, allowing your child to activate a variety of animations by tapping all over the screen.

Jungle Jam – Child Friendly! is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 57 ratings.

Sing! Karaoke by Smule ($1.99 → Free, 71.0 MB): Sing your heart out with Sing by Smule. It’s today’s sponsored app, so please be sure to download it and give it a try in order to support AppsGoneFree. It’s a fun and unique way to be social.

Sing allows you to share your vocal talents with the entire world. You’re able to pick from a vast library of popular songs from every genre. Then put your headphones on and start singing. Sing provides lyrics that sync with the music in real-time. The audio and video of your performance will be recorded, and you can share it with the world and get discovered. The app also allows you to perform duets or as a group.

Sing! Karaoke by Smule is available for free today only (08/10). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 109560 ratings.

TD Battle of the Orc Lord – World War Tower Defence Games HD Free ($4.99 → Free, 80.9 MB): Fight off the enemy by strategically placing towers in TD Battle of the Orc Lord. Fans of fixed-path tower defense games will enjoy this one.

Today only: Unlock the premium version free of charge! You must first complete the tutorial. Then access the settings menu, tap on the premium version in-app purchase, and confirm your action. The premium version disables all ads and unlocks all kinds of new content.

Tap on any open spot along the path in order to erect one of the four available towers. Your enemies have their own strengths and weaknesses, so be sure to choose wisely. As the enemy invades, you’re able to upgrade the towers by spending the loot earned from the fallen. You’re also able to unleash direct attacks when the going gets tough. Don’t leave a single enemy standing, otherwise it’s game over. TD Battle of the Orc Lord includes four islands to explore, 60 levels, and numerous quests.

TD Battle of the Orc Lord – World War Tower Defence Games HD Free is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 22 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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