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iOS Apps Gone Free: Word Solitaire: Aurora, Toca Hair Salon, NodeBeat, And More

iOS Apps Gone Free: Word Solitaire: Aurora, Toca Hair Salon, NodeBeat, And More

February 12, 2012

Rearrange cards to form words in Word Solitaire: Aurora, Candywriter's clever spin on the classic card game. We also have an amusing children's entertainment app that will allow them to run their own hair salon, and a powerful node-based generative music app.

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iPhone:

NodeBeat ($1.99 -> Free, 12.0 MB): An experimental node-based audio sequencer and generative music app. Just drag the nodes all around the screen and connect them to each other to create different pulsing sounds. The app includes a variety of customization options like the ability to add gravity to nodes, adjustable pulse rate and beat sync, and echo volume. It also includes 20 musical scales, a seven octave range, and the ability to record and send your tunes via email.

NodeBeat is available for free today only (02/12). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 107 ratings.

Lami ($0.99 -> Free, 17.6 MB): Lami is an arcade game that requires a quick mind and an even quicker finger. Little Lamis enter the screen on separate boards, and you must tap on the ones that match the color on the left side of each board as quickly as possible. As you progress through the game, you’ll be required to tap them in different orders. The game features two modes, 50 levels, and Game Center integration.

Lami is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 22 ratings.

Word Solitaire: Aurora ($0.99 -> Free, 47.1 MB): This creative spin on Solitaire is basically the same card game you know and love, except instead of putting numbers in order, you're tasked with creating words. In each of the 250 challenging campaign levels you're required to use up all of the cards that are provided to you by creating valid words. You're able to deconstruct words to create new ones, and you can utilize the deck, wilds cards, and the sun to work your way out of sticky situations. The game also includes a full tutorial, a quick play mode, a new puzzle daily, and Game Center integration.

Word Solitaire: Aurora is available for free today only (02/12). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 3759 ratings.

WoW Camera Pro ($1.99 -> Free, 16.7 MB): This photography app allows you to apply 30 different effects to your photos in real-time. You're able to browse through the different effects by swiping across the screen, and then just tap on the one you like to choose it. The app also includes the ability to create a cartoon strip, edit photos, manage and passcode photos, add speech bubbles and other decorative items, and share photos via Facebook, Twitter, Flick, or email.

WoW Camera Pro is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 346 ratings.

Universal:

Toca Hair Salon ($1.99 -> Free, 18.2 MB): This highly interactive and rather amusing entertainment app allows your child to run their own Toca Hair Salon. They can choose from six adorable characters and give them brand new hairdos. As your child shampoos, combs, cuts, and colors hair, the character will react with funny faces and sounds. The app includes a wide variety of trimming and styling tools, 12 hair colors, eight accessories to add, and the ability to take snapshots of their unique creations.

Toca Hair Salon is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 2502 ratings.

iPad:

NodeBeat HD ($2.99 -> Free, 7.4 MB): An experimental node-based audio sequencer and generative music app. Just drag the nodes all around the screen and connect them to each other to create different pulsing sounds. The app includes a variety of customization options like the ability to add gravity to nodes, adjustable pulse rate and beat sync, and echo volume. It also includes 20 musical scales, a seven octave range, and the ability to record and send your tunes via email.

NodeBeat HD is available for free today only (02/12). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 70 ratings.

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Mentioned apps

Free
NodeBeat
NodeBeat
AffinityBlue
Free
Lami
Lami
Ato co.,ltd
Free
Word Solitaire: Aurora
Word Solitaire: Aurora
Candywriter
Free
WoW Camera Pro
WoW Camera Pro
Darinsoft
Free
Toca Hair Salon
Toca Hair Salon
Toca Boca
Free
NodeBeat HD
NodeBeat HD
AffinityBlue

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