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iOS Apps Gone Free: Instamory, Weather Motion, Jambalaya, And More

iOS Apps Gone Free: Instamory, Weather Motion, Jambalaya, And More

January 14, 2012

Memorize and match photos pulled straight from Instagram's massive database with Instamory for iPad. We also have an app that puts your weather in motion, and a word game that requires you to connect letter tiles by drawing lines.

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iPhone:

Crazy Coconut ($0.99 -> Free, 6.6 MB): Take control of a crazy bouncing coconut in this side-scrolling platform game and try to earn the highest possible score. You're able to move your coconut by touching the left and right sides of the screen. You can earn points from bouncing off of the platforms and collecting stars. The game includes five levels, the ability to unlock a hard mode, and local high scores.

Crazy Coconut is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 9 ratings.

Weather Motion ($0.99 -> Free, 165.2 MB): See and hear the weather conditions before heading outside with this app. Current and forecasted conditions are laid over the top of videos that represent your own weather. The app displays the current, low, and high temps, wind speed and direction, and humidity level. It also allows you to view temps in Celsius or Fahrenheit.

Weather Motion is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 37 ratings.

Crush the Castle ($0.99 -> Free, 12.4 MB): This physics-based game requires you to fling various types of ammo via a trebuchet at all kinds of different castles in order to crush them and their occupants. Firing the trebuchet is as simple as tapping once to set the device in motion and tapping again to release your ammo. The game features 14 different ammo types, 90 levels, a castle editor, and achievements to earn.

Crush the Castle is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 23699 ratings.

Orbit Luna ($0.99 -> Free, 3.7 MB): Coast through space in a rocket-powered capsule and protect mankind by completing tasks in this physics-based arcade game. Planets have their own gravitational pull, so you'll need to blast your thrusters to keep a safe distance while avoiding space debris. The game includes five main campaign missions, and an arcade mode where you can duel with the AI or your friends via Bluetooth. The game also includes Game Center integration.

Orbit Luna is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 13 ratings.

Nautilus - The Submarine Adventure ($0.99 -> Free, 32.6 MB): Play as Captain Nemo and pilot your submarine through treacherous waters as you try to discover the last piece of mythical dry land in an apocalyptic version of 2012. Piloting your submarine is as simple as tapping on the screen to submerge and releasing to rise up. Complete objectives along the way and gather bubbles to keep your oxygen levels up. The game also includes power-ups and Game Center integration.

Nautilus - The Submarine Adventure is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 71 ratings.

Snappr ($1.99 -> Free, 24.1 MB): Take dynamic fisheye photos with this photography app. Snappr is super easy to use because it's not littered with options you'll never fully take advantage of. Just choose one of the five fisheye lenses and snap a photo by tapping the viewfinder. You're photo will then be processed in the background while it's moved to the in-app library. From there you can share it via a variety of services and save it to your photo library.

Snappr is available for free today only (01/14). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 17 ratings.

Universal:

Jambalaya ($1.99 -> Free, 12.9 MB): This fast-paced word game requires you to join letters to create as many words as possible in two minutes. Joining letters is as simple as drawing a line through them with the tip of your finger. You can rearrange the letters by tapping and dragging them, or by shaking your device. Create large words to increase your bonus meter and receive a random power-up. If you attempt to create an invalid word, your bonus meter will actually decrease. The game includes stat tracking, a list of unplayed words when the game is complete, and Game Center integration.

Jambalaya is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 94 ratings.

THE Golf App ($1.99 -> Free, 10.3 MB): Work on every facet of your golf game with this sports app. It includes swing lessons, fitness tips, warm-up routines, golf rules, and links to golf related web resources. What really makes it special, however, is the ability to record your swing and have it analyzed by golf coaches, so you can receive custom tips to improve your game in less than 48 hours.

THE Golf App is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 15 ratings.

The Greedy Sponge ($0.99 -> Free, 10.1 MB): Feed The Greedy Sponge by disconnecting groups of Thingies in this puzzle game. Thingies can be disconnected by pushing them off of a row, or by creating groups of five or more and then tapping on them. The game includes two modes, stat tracking, and Game Center integration.

The Greedy Sponge is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 51 ratings.

iPad:

Instamory - play with Instagram photos ($2.99 -> Free, 8.5 MB): A memory game that will never get old. Instamory utilizes Instagram's database of more than 150 million photos to provide you with endless images to memorize and match. The game can be played with up to three other people, and you can choose what types of photos are displayed by searching for specific tags. Of course, you can also login to your Instagram account and play with your own photos. The app also includes the ability to "like" your favorite Instagram photos.

Instamory - play with Instagram photos is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 5 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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Mentioned apps

Free
Crazy Coconut
Crazy Coconut
Harrison Spain
Free
Weather Motion
Weather Motion
Presselite
$0.99
Crush the Castle
Crush the Castle
Armor Games Inc
Free
Orbit Luna
Orbit Luna
Cynthia M. Bandara
Free
Nautilus - The Submarine Adventure
Nautilus - The Submarine Adventure
Tapps Tecnologia da Informação Ltda.
Free
Snappr
Snappr
REVOLVER Studios
Free
Jambalaya
Jambalaya
Fastspot
Free
THE Golf App
THE Golf App
Mike File
Free
The Greedy Sponge
The Greedy Sponge
Ivica Aracic
Free
Instamory - play with Instagram photos
Instamory - play with Instagram photos
Ivica Aracic

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