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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Escape from the Pyramid, Translator Widget, Nighty Night and More

Escape from the pyramids, translate text without ever launching an app, and enjoy a bedtime story 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:

Cleu ($0.99 → Free, 33.1 MB): Wake up smarter and control your world with Cleu. It’s a great for those who want to be prepared for the day ahead.

This intelligent alarm clock will ensure you get out of bed on time and in the right mood. Its main display provides you with the current time, weather, and what’s on your schedule for the day. You’re able to access the alarm set-up screen by swiping up. You can then create multiple repeating alarms with custom sounds and snooze durations. When it’s time to get up, you’ll be required to connect the dots to disable the alarm. Cleu is also able to tap into your Nest thermostat in order to change the temperature without leaving bed and control your Philips Hue light system.

Cleu is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 139 ratings.

Universal:

The Nutcracker Musical Storybook ($2.99 → Free, 125.4 MB): Enjoy everyone’s favorite holiday classic on your iDevice. It’s for those who appreciate a good digital storybook.

The Nutcracker Musical Storybook is an absolute holiday treat and a great way to introduce your family to the timeless classic. It’s loaded with lavish artwork hand-painted by Yoko Tanaka and accompanied by glorious orchestra music. You’re able to tag along with Clara and The Nutcracker Prince as they journey through 25 animated chapters that can be streamed to your TV via AirPlay.

The Nutcracker Musical Storybook is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 76 ratings.

Playroom: 10 educational games for kids & toddlers ($2.99 → Free, 209.5 MB): A collection of five games designed for toddlers and preschoolers. It’s ideal for children ages three through six.

Your child is able to join an adorable kitty named Max on a playroom date. They’re able to participate in games of seek and find, matching, memory, puzzles, and colors and numbers. Each can be played separately or all at once using the Game Mix mode. You’re also able to create custom voice-overs for all of the game’s responses.

Playroom: 10 educational games for kids & toddlers is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 32 ratings.

Escape from the Pyramid ($1.99 → Free, 989.6 MB): Run like an ancient Egyptian in Escape from the Pyramid. It’ll test your reflexes.

Escape from the Pyramid mixes elements from free running, puzzle, and platform games in order to create one unique experience. Your character will run on his own, but you’re able to sprint, jump, and change directions. As he goes speeding along, try to grab all of the gems, golden beetles, and the hidden Canopic jars in each level while avoiding dangerous obstacles. The game includes three distinct pyramids and 45 levels.

Escape from the Pyramid is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 13 ratings.

Translator Widget ($1.99 → Free, 2.3 MB): Translate text without ever opening an app with Translator Widget. It’s a handy tool.

The best thing about Translator Widget is that you only need to launch the app just one time, and that’s to choose your translation languages. Then add the widget to your lock screen. The widget allows you to paste whatever is in your clipboard and instantly translates it into your chosen language. You’re able to copy the translation or have the text spoken in either language.

Translator Widget is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 13 ratings.

iPad:

Nighty Night! – The bedtime story app ($2.99 → Free, 299.1 MB): A gorgeous interactive bedtime app for kids. It’s for parents who need some assistance getting their children to sleep.

Your child is able to put a variety of barnyard animals to bed by switching their lights off one by one. An animation will play for each of the seven interactive animals before their stalls go dark. By the time your child is finished putting all of the animals to bed, they should be ready to doze off themselves. The app includes beautiful 2-D illustrations, melodic lullaby music, and actor Alistair Findlay as a story narrator.

Nighty Night! – The bedtime story app is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1939 ratings.

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