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iPhone And iPad Apps Gone Free: Fastar!, Fantasy Trader, Magic LED And More

iPhone And iPad Apps Gone Free: Fastar!, Fantasy Trader, Magic LED And More

August 25, 2010
Today's list features a highly acclaimed RPG with a twist, an app that allows you to trade your favorite athletes for fantasy points, a LED drawing app for iPad, and more. Disclaimer: All prices are subject to change at any time and without notice regardless of stated free duration. Fastar! ($1.99 -> Free): Offers a unique twist on the role playing game.  Fight your way through 24 different game modes with varying difficulties in an attempt to reach the end of each level as quickly as possible.  Your foes are not magical beasts but squares that each have a mind of their own.  You can swing your giant sword to defeat them and cast spells.  Collect coins to spend on upgrading your character.  The game also features online leaderboards. Fastar! is available for free today only (8/25). It has a three-and-a-half-star rating, and a total of 182 ratings. Kamikaze Race ($1.99 -> Free): A top-down racer where you take control of one of three fast cars and try to survive for as long as possible.  Avoiding traffic is done by simply tapping the left and right arrows at the bottom of the screen.  The game also features OpenFeint integration. Kamikaze Race is available for free today only (8/25). It has a three-and-a-half-star rating, and a total of 21 ratings. Fantasy Trader ($1.99 -> Free): Another genre twister, as this one requires you to spend your 25k fantasy dollars on your favorite athletes, and sell them when the time is right.  The game allows you to browse for players in the NBA, NFL, soccer, MLB, NFL, Nascar, cricket, golf, and NCAA football.  It also features intuitive navigation, the ability to monitor the latest trends, the ability to open your own clubs, read the latest news, track stats, and more. Fantasy Trader is available for free today only (8/25). It has a five-star rating, and a total of 48 ratings. CelebFoolery ($.99 -> Free): A relatively amusing app where you take a picture of a friend or family member, or import one from your Camera Roll, and it chooses a random celebrity that is supposed to be their match.  You can kind of control the type of celebrity the app chooses by swiping left or right on the "How It Works" screen.  A right swipe will display a blond celebrity, while a left swipe will display a brunette. CelebFoolery is available for free for a limited time. It has a three-star rating, and a total of 14 ratings. Universal: UDID Pro ($1.99 -> Free): Gives you the ability to quickly view, copy and paste, or send your iDevice's unique 40-digit UDID to a developer.  Since your UDID is unique and tied to only your iDevice, make sure you only send it to trusted developers. UDID Pro is available for free for an undisclosed amount of time. It has a five-star rating, and a total of seven ratings. iPad only: Magic LED ($1.99 -> Free): An LED screen painting app that allows you to create colorful LED images with just the tip of your finger.  After you have created your image, you can have the lights roll from the left to right or right to left.  It also features two flash effects when rolling, four patterns of LED, autosave, and shake to clear. Magic LED is available for free for a limited time. It has a four-and-a-half-star rating, and a total of 10 ratings. Developers: If you are a developer who would like to get your app included in our “Apps Gone Free” daily lists, here’s our basic set of rules:
  • The app must be free for at least one whole day.
  • It must have at least a three-star average rating at the time it goes free.
  • The app must not have been free numerous times (3+) over the last six months.
To submit an app, simply send a request to [email protected] with the subject “Apps Gone Free.”  Please include the name of the app, a link to it in the App Store, when you intend to offer the app for free and anything else you would like to share.  We will take it from there.

Mentioned apps

$1.99
Fastar!
Fastar!
Cat in a Box Games
Free
Kamikaze Race
Kamikaze Race
TastyPlay
$4.99
FantasyTrader
FantasyTrader
Locus Innovations
$0.99
CelebFoolery
CelebFoolery
Eisoft Inc.
$1.99
Magic LED
Magic LED
Song Zuofei
Free
Kamikaze Race
Kamikaze Race
TastyPlay
$0.99
CelebFoolery
CelebFoolery
Eisoft Inc.
$4.99
FantasyTrader
FantasyTrader
Locus Innovations
$1.99
Magic LED
Magic LED
Song Zuofei
Free
UDID Pro the Unique Device Identifier
UDID Pro the Unique Device Identifier
iAnesthesia LLC

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