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iOS Apps Gone Free: SpeedText Pro, TapDot, Candidates, And More

iOS Apps Gone Free: SpeedText Pro, TapDot, Candidates, And More

December 30, 2011

Improve your typing speed on your iPhone and iPad with Layer Studio's productivity app, SpeedText Pro. We also have a game that requires you to tap blue dots at a blistering pace, and an app that will help you find the best presidential candidate.

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:

Colorflys SD ($0.99 -> Free, 19.0 MB): Drag your finger around groups of like colored butterflies to capture them in this relaxing casual game. Bumblebees will also enter the screen at random intervals, and they need to be tapped on to be removed from your capture zone. The game features 60 levels, three environments, and Game Center integration.

Colorflys SD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 16 ratings.

Alpha Goals ($0.99 -> Free, 4.0 MB): Turn your dreams into reality with this productivity app. The app first requires you to set up a mission statement and write a contract with yourself before having you record your goals. Goals can include pics, habits, and steps on how you're going to achieve them. The app also includes inspiration quotes, the ability to archive goals, two views, and the ability to share your goals via email, Facebook, or Twitter.

Alpha Goals is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 7 ratings.

Frantic Frigate ($0.99 -> Free, 32.1 MB): You're the captain of a battle-hardened ship and you must try to take back the seas by firing on everything that comes into view in this arcade game. Your ship's cannon continuously shoots at the closest enemy or treasure chest, so all you have to do is avoid barreling into anything. Your ship can also be upgraded with all kinds of new gear with the cash you earn during battle. The game includes Game Center integration as well.

Frantic Frigate is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 129 ratings.

Candidates ($0.99 -> Free, 7.0 MB): Find out which presidential candidate is right for you and learn more about them with this app. The app requires you to answer a series of questions and how important each one of those questions are to you, and at the very end it will recommend a candidate based on your opinions and allow you to read more about them. While answering questions you can also see how your opinions compare with others.

Candidates is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.

Universal:

Cows vs Aliens ($0.99 -> Free, 21.3 MB): Tap and hold one or two fingers on the screen in order to prod cows and get them safely into the barn in this casual game. Aliens will also swoop in at random intervals, and you’ll have to drive them away before they get into the barn as well. The game includes four environments, milk points that can be redeemed for power-ups and other extras, and Game Center integration.

Cows vs Aliens is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1165 ratings.

Minesweeper By Layer Studio ($0.99 -> Free, 11.4 MB): It's the same Minesweeper you know and love, but with a few gameplay additions. Put your puzzle solving skills to the test by first choosing one of three different grid sizes. When you complete a puzzle, you'll be able to see how your speed compares with other players from around the world. You can also play head-to-head with a friend or family member on the same iPad.

Minesweeper By Layer Studio is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 18 ratings.

SpeedText Pro ($0.99 -> Free, 37.0 MB): Improve your typing skills and then see how they compare with the rest of the world with SpeedText Pro. It includes a training mode where you can just type line after line of randomly generated phrases. Once you're comfortable with your abilities you can compete head-to-head with an online or local opponent to see who is faster. The app includes landscape support, stat tracking, and global leaderboards.

SpeedText Pro is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 25 ratings.

TapDot ($0.99 -> Free, 5.9 MB): Give your fingers a workout with this hectic tapping game. TapDot simply requires you to tap the blue dots as they appear as quickly and accurately as possible. At times, however, other blue shapes will be introduced and you'll have to go against every desire to tap them. Orange shapes will also be introduced as you progress, and you'll actually have to tap all shapes but the dots to turn them all blue again. The game includes three skills levels, funky music, and Game Center integration.

TapDot is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 6 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.

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:
  • 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.
  • The free version of your app must not include ads.
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 and for how long 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
Colorflys SD
Colorflys SD
iGotIt Games
Free
Alpha Goals
Alpha Goals
TocoApps
Free
Frantic Frigate
Frantic Frigate
Berzerk Studio
Free
Candidates
Candidates
VF Innovation
$0.99
Cows vs Aliens
Cows vs Aliens
XMG Studio Inc.
Free
Minesweeper By Layer Studio
Minesweeper By Layer Studio
Layer Studio
Free
SpeedText Pro
SpeedText Pro
Layer Studio
Free
TapDot
TapDot
zephLabs

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