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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Slide Circus, Blox 3D City Creator, ActMonitor and More

Think outside the box in order to solve puzzles, build cities from scratch, and monitor your iDevice with today’s collection of apps and games.

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iPhone:

Slide Circus ($0.99 → Free, 53.8 MB): Think outside the box to solve the puzzles in Slide Circus. It plays like a 2-D Rubiks Cube.

You’ve never played a sliding puzzle game like this before. Each level presents you with a beautiful piece of art and then scrambles it. You must then try to recreate the piece of art by sliding the rows and columns. Keep in mind that your score is based on how many moves you take and how fast you complete the puzzle. Once you’ve completed all 90 puzzles, go ahead and create your own using images from your library. The game also includes the ability to share your custom puzzles, original music, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Slide Circus is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 410 ratings.

Universal:

Love stickers by meltem for iMessage ($0.99 → Free, 28.7 MB): Show how much you care with Love Stickers. It’ll grow your sticker collection.

You’ll adore this sticker pack. It features stickers that can be shared with those you love. Stickers range from showing how much you care to how angry you are. The pack includes 20 stickers in all.

Love stickers by meltem for iMessage is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 7 ratings.

Addition Flashcard Math Match Games for Kids in Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grade ($3.99 → Free, 43.4 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 11 ratings.

Blox 3D City Creator ($2.99 → Free, 228.1 MB): Create amazing cities from scratch using only taps in this fantastic entertainment app. It’s the perfect way to unlock your child’s creative side.

Based on the bestselling Blox 3D apps, this latest iteration opens a whole new world of creativity. Your child is able to start off with a blank canvas or they can choose from a variety of pre-built cities. Designing new structures and adding animated objects is as simple as tapping on an open spot within the world. Blox 3D City Creator includes everything from basic building blocks to animated vehicles. Your child can also change the time of day within their little world.

Blox 3D City Creator is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 8 ratings.

Trixibrix ($0.99 → Free, 3.6 MB): Trixibrix combines brick-breaking and side-scrolling gameplay into one fun package. It’s the perfect game to scratch that brick-breaking itch.

Trixibrix is about as straightforward of a brick-breaking game as you’ll find, which is why we love it. The entire bottom half of the screen is devoted to your finger. Slide back and forth across the region to control you paddle. The moment your finger touches the screen the ball will be launched, so be ready! All of the bricks you need to break scroll across the screen continuously, requiring you to break until you can’t break anymore. Power-ups will also randomly appear, giving you a chance to earn multiple balls and lives back.

Trixibrix is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 694 ratings.

Blox 3D World Creator ($2.99 → Free, 193.8 MB): Create beautiful worlds from scratch using only taps in this fantastic entertainment app. It’s the perfect way to unlock your child’s creative side.

Based on the bestselling Blox 3D apps, this latest iteration opens a whole new world of creativity. Your child is able to start off with a blank canvas or they can choose from one of the six other pre-built worlds. Designing new structures and adding animated objects is as simple as tapping on an open spot within the world. Blox 3D World Creator includes everything from basic building blocks to animated wildlife. Your child can also change the time of day within their little world.

Blox 3D World Creator is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 39 ratings.

ActMonitor ($0.99 → Free, 18.1 MB): Keep an eye on your iDevice’s memory usage, storage space, battery level, and wireless traffic with ActMonitor. Check out this app if you’re constantly worrying about what your iDevice is up to.

There sure are a lot of system monitoring apps available in the App Store, but none compare to the visual style and ease of use of ActMonitor. It makes it remarkably easy to review all of the information listed above in addition to detailed device info like processor speed, introduction date, display specifications, dimensions, and weight.

ActMonitor is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1176 ratings.

iPad:

Slide Circus HD ($1.99 → Free, 147.7 MB): Think outside the box to solve the puzzles in Slide Circus HD. It plays like a 2-D Rubiks Cube.

You’ve never played a sliding puzzle game like this before. Each level presents you with a beautiful piece of art and then scrambles it. You must then try to recreate the piece of art by sliding the rows and columns. Keep in mind that your score is based on how many moves you take and how fast you complete the puzzle. Once you’ve completed all 90 puzzles, go ahead and create your own using images from your library. The game also includes the ability to share your custom puzzles, original music, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Slide Circus HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 417 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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