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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Mic’d, My Town: School, Word Triangle and More

Record audio quickly and easily, play the role of a student, and complete the Word Triangle with today’s collection of apps and games.

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hashpic – Your reference picture note app. ($3.99 → Free, 24.1 MB): Take picture notes with Hashpic. It’s designed for those who snap pictures of things they want to recall.

Hashpic puts an end to endless camera roll scrolling. Instead, it allows you to simply snap a picture of what you want to remember, whether that’s a model number of a product or a tasty beer you tried at your friend’s house, and hashtag it for quick discovery. Pictures can include multiple hashtags in order to refine your searches. The app also includes the ability to adjust the size of the picture grid, import pictures, and attach additional notes.

hashpic – Your reference picture note app. is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 28 ratings.

Mic’d ($1.99 → Free, 5.4 MB): Record audio quickly and easily with Mic’d. It’s even better with an Apple Watch.

Mic’d is beautifully simple. Its interface consists of a single big red button in the middle of the screen that when tapped will begin recording audio and when tapped again will stop. Swipe down to access all of your recordings, play them back, and share them. Mic’d is also able to remember playback positions and begin recording on launch. If you have an Apple Watch, you’ll be able to record and playback audio right from your wrist. Mic’d includes 3D Touch support as well.

Mic’d is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 50 ratings.


Drop Flip ($1.99 → Free, 82.8 MB): Get the ball into the bucket in Drop Flip. It’s for fans of physics-based puzzle games.

Drop Flip is simply delightful. The object of the game is to get a single white ball into the bucket below by moving, flipping, and generally manipulating obstacles of all kinds of shapes and sizes. But don’t let the minimalistic visuals fool you. The 100 levels range from quite easy to maddeningly impossible. Drop Flip also supports progress syncing via iCloud.

Drop Flip is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 6715 ratings.

Word Triangle ($1.99 → Free, 5.7 MB): Complete the Word Triangle by utilizing clues to fill in the missing letters in this word game. It’s for those who enjoy anagrams, crosswords, and word finds.

We really like Word Triangle because it’s familiar yet different. Each puzzle consists of seven clues and seven words, starting with one letter on top and a seven letter word on the bottom. You must work your way down the triangle coming up with words that match the clues. You’re assisted by the fact that each word in the triangle uses the letters from the previous word, but in a different order. The game includes a total of 250 puzzles.

Word Triangle is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 99 ratings.

My Town : School ($2.99 → Free, 388.1 MB): Grab your books and join your classmates in My Town: School. It’s for children ages three through 13.

The school is filled with nine rooms and all kinds of exciting activities for your child to enjoy. Everything is fair game. Just tap and swipe to see what happens. My Town: School also includes 11 child characters to interact with, seven adults, 10 science experiments, eight musical instruments, and five types of balls games. You won’t find any time limits or stress points, either.

My Town : School is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 75 ratings.

Color Tower ($0.99 → Free, 15.0 MB): Build colorful towers in this puzzle game. It’s for gamers who are looking for a challenging block-stacking game.

Color Tower is all about perspective. It’s your job to tear down stacks of colored blocks and build them back up in order to match the blueprint. This is easier said than done since you’re provided with a single side angle view of the blocks. The game also tracks your time spent and moves taken for each puzzle, so you’ll want to move quickly and accurately. Color Tower includes a total of 20 levels to complete.

Color Tower is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 176 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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