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iPhone And iPad Apps Gone Free: Pulse News Reader, Radiant, Doodle Calc, And More

iPhone And iPad Apps Gone Free: Pulse News Reader, Radiant, Doodle Calc, And More

November 15, 2010
Today's AGF list includes a very popular news reader, a retro-inspired shooter, a doodle-themed calculator for iPad, and more. Disclaimer: All prices are subject to change at any time and without notice regardless of stated free duration. iPhone: Pulse News Mini ($.99 -> Free): A news reader that's ridiculously easy on the eyes.  You can sync articles for offline viewing, and share your favorites via email, Facebook, Twitter, and Instapaper.  You can also share your favorite feeds with a friend just by bumping your two devices together. Pulse News Mini is now available for free. It has a four-star rating and a total of 73 ratings. Radiant ($.99 -> Free): A retro-inspired shooter that includes over 60 levels, eight boss battles, 12 power-ups, three difficulty levels, six upgradable weapons, and online leaderboards. Radiant is available for free today only (11/15). It has a three-and-a-half-star rating and a total of 19 ratings. Super Laser: The Alien Fighter ($.99 -> Free): A vertical shooter that includes six worlds to conquer, tons of different weapons to unleash, two different crafts to pilot, three different control methods, three difficulty levels, and Plus+ integration. Super Laser is available for free today only (11/15). It has a four-star rating and a total of 135 ratings. Synth Racing ($.99 -> Free): A fast-paced racer that requires you to avoid obstacles in order to keep your speed up by tilting your device.  You can also perform barrel rolls, tilt your craft vertically to fit through tight spots, and boost through easy sections.  The game also features three courses, four vehicles, and a smooth framerate. Synth Racing is available for free for a limited time. It has a three-star rating and a total of 610 ratings. Adventures of Papa Wheelie ($.99 -> Free): A tilt controlled platformer where you are a giant wheel named Papa Wheelie trying to save your family.  The game includes 64 levels to roll through. Adventures of Papa Wheelie is available for free for a limited time. It has a three-and-a-half-star rating and a total of 11 ratings. iQuoit ($.99 -> Free): Toss rings at rare items in order to obtain them and earn the highest score.  Rings are tossed by tapping and holding for power, and then flicking in the direction you want your ring to go.  The game features three different gameplay modes, tons of different items to collect, and OpenFeint integration. iQuoit is available for free today only (11/15). It has a four-and-a-half-star rating and a total of 52 ratings. Bear Vs Penguins ($.99 -> Free): A castle defense game where you must deploy all kinds of different characters to stop the penguins.  The game includes 20 levels and 30 different penguins. Bear Vs Penguins is available for free for a limited time. It has a four-star rating and a total of 48 ratings. iDrop Dead ($.99 -> Free): A physics-based puzzle game where you must toss one of nine characters down each of the 18 levels to accomplish specific goals.  The game also includes five worlds, four game modes, and achievements. iDrop Dead is available for free for a limited time. It has a three-and-a-half-star rating and a total of 868 ratings. iPad: Pulse News Reader ($1.99 -> Free): Like the iPhone version above, only this one has an iPad-optimized UI. Pulse News Reader is now available for free. It has a four-and-a-half-star rating and a total of 2,564 ratings. Doodle Calc ($.99 -> Free): A doodle-themed calculator for your iPad that also includes extra problem solving screens to determine area, volume, percentages, and more. Doodle Calc is available for free for a limited time. It has a four-star rating and a total of five ratings. Radiant HD ($.99 -> Free): Just like the iPhone version above, only it features iPad-optimized graphics and controls. Radiant HD is available for free today only (11/15). It has a three-and-a-half-star rating and a total of 21 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

Free
Pulse News for iPhone
Pulse News for iPhone
Alphonso Labs Inc
Free
Radiant
Radiant
Hexage.net
Free
Super Laser: The Alien Fighter
Super Laser: The Alien Fighter
EpicForce Entertainment Ltd.
Free
Synth Racing
Synth Racing
Race to the Moon
Free
Adventures of Papa Wheelie
Adventures of Papa Wheelie
Daniel Caldwell
Free
iQuoit
iQuoit
Bunz Software Development
Free
Bear Vs Penguins
Bear Vs Penguins
MobileArt
Free
iDrop Dead
iDrop Dead
ttursas Ltd
Free
Pulse News for iPad
Pulse News for iPad
Alphonso Labs Inc
Free
Doodle Calc
Doodle Calc
3D Monkey LLC
Free
Radiant HD
Radiant HD
Hexage.net

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