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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Scrivalry, Wordid, Reminders Widget and More

Play a word game with thousands of other people, create four-letter words as quickly as possible, and recall information with a swipe 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:

Swysh – Gesture Based Music Controller ($0.99 → Free, 1.7 MB): Control the playback of your music using gestures with Swysh. It’ll keep the music going.

Swysh puts the conductor baton in your hand. Start your favorite song or album from the native Music app, and launch Swysh to control the playback. Wave your iDevice to the right to skip to the next song, wave to the left to go back, and wave downwards to pause and play. You’re able to adjust the sensitivity of the controls as well.

Swysh – Gesture Based Music Controller is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 8 ratings.

Wordid ($0.99 → Free, 9.0 MB): Create four-letter words as quickly as possible in Wordid. It’s a great way to get your brain going.

Wordid is simple, casual fun. In each game you’re provided with 45 seconds and a jumble of letters. You must drag and drop the letters into the spaces at the top in order to create valid four-letter words as quickly as possible. Each valid word will earn you points, stickers, and additional time on the clock. You’ll also be provided with a new set of letters. Keep the game going for as long as you can to climb the leaderboards.

Wordid is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 21 ratings.

Universal:

Scrivalry ($1.99 → Free, 93.2 MB): Play a word game with thousands of other people at the same time with Scrivalry. It’s endless fun.

Each participating player receives eight random letters to be used on the game board. Swipe to pan across the nine square mile board, and pinch to zoom in on the board and place a word. You’ll want to move quickly since the gameplay takes place in real time and other players will be trying to use the same bonus tiles as you. Once you’ve created a valid word, tap to submit it and earn experience points. Scrivalry’s massive game board is persistent, which means every word placed will stay forever.

Scrivalry is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 14 ratings.

Reminders Widget ($1.99 → Free, 7.1 MB): View and add reminders from a widget with Reminders Widget. It’s for those who have a lot of things to recall.

Reminders Widget enhances the way you use reminders. It taps into the native Reminders app in order to pull any entries you’ve already created. You can then access all due or overdue reminders from a convenient Today widget. The widget also allows you to create new reminders, sort reminders, scroll through groups, and complete reminders.

Reminders Widget is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 11 ratings.

Seekers Notes: Hidden Mystery ($1.99 → Free, 686.1 MB): Explore the cursed city of Darkwood in Seekers Notes: Hidden Mystery. It’s today’s sponsored game, so please check it out in order to support AppsGoneFree. It’s for fans of hidden object games.

You are the Seeker. The chosen one. The only person capable of battling against the Curse and coming out on top. But your journey has only begun, and you must take on exciting quests in order to save the cursed city. Explore a wide variety of scenes in search of important objects and complete complicated puzzles. Earn rewards for your achievements, and create unique items from the objects you find in order to gain even more power.

Seekers Notes: Hidden Mystery is available for free today only (09/12). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 18226 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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