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Today's Apps Gone Free: TV Show Tracker, Real Animals HD, Pickpawcket, And More

Today's Apps Gone Free: TV Show Tracker, Real Animals HD, Pickpawcket, And More

March 18, 2012

Track your favorite television shows and receive reminders when a new episode is about to air with Pixel-Perfect Widgets' helpful news app, TV Show Tracker. We also have an educational app that allows your child to interact with all kinds of animals, and a game where you get to play as a cat burglar trying to recover stolen art.

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:

TV Show tracker ($1.99 -> Free, 3.3 MB): Never miss another episode of your favorite television show again with this handy news app. It allows you to look up every episode ever created for your favorite show and is able to remind you of their next air times via push notifications. It also provides you with quick overviews for each episode, the ability to mark watched episodes, direct links to episodes in iTunes in case you miss one, and the ability to share what you're watching on Twitter.

TV Show tracker is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 498 ratings.

Steamscope ($0.99 -> Free, 149.5 MB): A tube-racing game that requires a steady hand and quick reflexes. As you speed down the tubes you're required to dodge all kinds of obstacles while not bumping into the walls. You can also utilize your tesla gun at just the right moment to overcome seemingly impossible obstacles. The game includes a variety of levels, and two control options.

Steamscope is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 13 ratings.

Doink Express ($1.99 -> Free, 2.0 MB): Create short custom messages and share them over your favorite social networks or with the Doink community with this photography app. It includes the ability to import photos from your library or take new ones within the app, and then apply thousands of animated props or add your own custom drawings, text, or labels. You can also record your own custom soundtrack to add a little more flare to your animations. If you sign up for a free Doink account, you can follow and comment on your friends' work.

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

GRE Flash Cards App ($0.99 -> Free, 20.8 MB): Improve your vocabulary with this educational app. It includes a daily learning section that will provide you with 10 words, their meanings, and their pronunciations. Once you have viewed all of the flashcards for that day, you can test yourself with multiple choice questions. The app will track your progress, so you can always see how much your vocabulary is improving. The app also includes the ability to favorite words, the ability to search for specific words, and the ability to change the transition time for each flash card.

GRE Flash Cards App is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 78 ratings.

Universal:

Master Guitar Solos ($1.99 -> Free, 12.4 MB): Learn how to shred guitar solos like the legends with this educational music app. Follow along with guitar expert Jen Trani as she walks you through the skills needed to become a master solo guitarist. Each of the instructional videos can be streamed right to your iDevice, or you can download them in order to have access to them anytime, anywhere. The app also includes the ability to track your progress, and the ability to rate and favorite videos.

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

Weather Genie ($0.99 -> Free, 18.1 MB): This weather app includes over 40 motion backgrounds that can be interacted with in a variety of ways. Swipe left to right at the bottom of the screen to switch backgrounds, and tap and drag your finger all over to cause the water overlay to ripple. The app also includes loads of weather data, like high and low temps, humidity, cloud cover, precipitation, pressure, wind speed, and a seven day forecast.

Weather Genie is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 63 ratings.

Math Games Math Vs Zombies by Tap To Learn ($0.99 -> Free, 38.9 MB): Blast away the approaching zombies by solving the math problems floating above their heads in this educational game. The game includes three worlds, 24 levels, and achievements and leaderboards via OpenFeint.

Math Games Math Vs Zombies by Tap To Learn is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 12 ratings.

REAL ANIMALS HD (Full) ($4.99 -> Free, 23.7 MB): An educational app that allows your child to interact with animals in 3D environments. Tap and swipe to interact with the animals and watch as they perform different actions. Your child can also hear the animals' names pronounced aloud and see how they are spelled. The app includes three modes, including a relaxing Safari Viewer mode where you can just watch the animals pass by.

REAL ANIMALS HD (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 2 ratings.

Spelling Hero - Custom Spelling Lists and Spelling Tests ($0.99 -> Free, 53.9 MB): Become a spelling hero with this educational app. It allows you to create custom spelling lists and tests for your child in order to help them improve their vocabulary. The app includes over 2,000 words, which are sorted by grade. Each flash card includes pronunciation, definitions, and etymology. Words can be searched for and added to favorites as well.

Spelling Hero - Custom Spelling Lists and Spelling Tests is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 109 ratings.

Pickpawcket ($2.99 -> Free, 19.2 MB): Take control of Pickpawcket, the world's sneakiest cat burglar, and retrieve all of the stolen art in this strategy game. You're able to guide Pickpawcket through the 80 levels by simply dragging your finger across the screen. Just be sure to watch out for the dogs, because if they spot you, it's game over. The game also includes 20 power-ups, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Pickpawcket is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 271 ratings.

ClassicBooth ($0.99 -> Free, 14.9 MB): Turn your iDevice into your very own mobile photo booth with this photography app. You can use either the front- or back-facing cameras on your iDevice to take photos of up to four different poses. ClassicBooth will then automatically apply nine different effects to your photo strip. Once you have found the one you like you can export it to your Camera Roll, or share it via Twitter or email.

ClassicBooth is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 11 ratings.

More Cookies! ($0.99 -> Free, 40.9 MB): Forget dealing with the mess associated with baking real cookies and instead bake and share virtual cookies with this fun entertainment app. You can start from scratch and make your own cookie dough, or you can use a pre-made dough to speed up the process. Once the cookies are baked, top them with anything and everything you can imagine! The app includes 27 types of cookie recipes to choose from, 50 kings of frosting and icing, 26 types of sprinkles and colored sugar, more than 60 toppings, 18 themed plates, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

More Cookies! is available for free today only (03/18). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1625 ratings.

Enscripted ($0.99 -> Free, 11.1 MB): An immensely challenging word game that requires you to unscramble movie quotes and titles as quickly as possible. You're required to simply swap out one letter at a time until something clicks in your brain. The game comes preloaded with 366 quotes, and you'll receive a new quote each day of the year. You can also go back to quotes you were unable to complete days before. The game includes leaderboards via Game Center as well.

Enscripted is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 28 ratings.

iPad:

GRE Flash Cards HD ($0.99 -> Free, 20.2 MB): Improve your vocabulary with this educational app. It includes a daily learning section that will provide you with 10 words, their meanings, and their pronunciations. Once you have viewed all of the flashcards for that day, you can test yourself with multiple choice questions. The app will track your progress, so you can always see how much your vocabulary is improving. The app also includes the ability to favorite words, the ability to search for specific words, and the ability to change the transition time for each flash card.

GRE Flash Cards HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 97 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
TV Show tracker
TV Show tracker
Pixel-Perfect Widgets
Free
Steamscope
Steamscope
Digital Frame Studio
Free
Doink Express
Doink Express
DK Pictures, Inc.
Free
GRE Flash Cards App
GRE Flash Cards App
TapToLearn Software
Free
Master Guitar Solos
Master Guitar Solos
Mahalo.com Incorporated
Free
Weather Genie
Weather Genie
Enclave Studios, LLC
Free
Math Games Math Vs Zombies by Tap To Learn
Math Games Math Vs Zombies by Tap To Learn
TapToLearn Software
Free
REAL ANIMALS HD (Full)
REAL ANIMALS HD (Full)
PROPE
Free
Spelling Hero - Custom Spelling Lists and Spelling Tests
Spelling Hero - Custom Spelling Lists and Spelling Tests
TapToLearn Software
Free
Pickpawcket
Pickpawcket
Loopycube
Free
ClassicBooth
ClassicBooth
misskiwi
Free
More Cookies!
More Cookies!
Maverick Software LLC
Free
Enscripted
Enscripted
Duncan A Campbell
Free
GRE Flash Cards HD
GRE Flash Cards HD
TapToLearn Software

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