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Today's Apps Gone Free: Glowfish, HABU Music, JumiCam And More

Today's Apps Gone Free: Glowfish, HABU Music, JumiCam And More

August 31, 2012

Help a luminous sea creature rescue his pals and lady friend from the evil Dr. Urchin in MumboJumbo's underwater adventure game, Glowfish. We also have an app that will help you discover music to match your mood, and an app that allows you to stream live video from your webcam.

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:

JumiCam Webcam streamer ($4.99 → Free, 11.6 MB): This remote monitoring app allows you to stream live video and audio from multiple webcams. You must first download and install the JumiController companion app for your PC. Then launch JumiCam on your iPhone and it will auto-detect all PCs within range. The app allows you to stream video and bi-directional audio over Wi-Fi, 3G, or Edge. It also includes support for unlimited cameras and locations, password protection, the ability to share camera feeds, and the ability to snap, save, and share photos.

JumiCam Webcam streamer is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 821 ratings.

DrawRace - Turbo Edition ($0.99 → Free, 16.5 MB): Speed around courses by tracing your vehicle's path in this line-drawing racing game. To speed ahead of your opponents, you need to determine the best possible path and drag your finger across the screen at the optimal speed. The game includes 20 courses, a single-player mode, and local and online multiplayer modes.

DrawRace - Turbo Edition is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 3144 ratings.

Glowfish (Full) ($0.99 → Free, 70.4 MB): Explore the depths of the ocean to help Glowfish rescue his sea pals and lady friend from the evil Dr. Urchin in this adventure game. You're able to guide Glowfish through the water via an on-screen joystick. Collect your sea pals by swimming over them, and they will tail and assist you on your adventure. The game includes 50 levels, eight upgradable friends to discover, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Glowfish (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 157 ratings.

Luxor 2 ($2.99 → Free, 63.1 MB): The follow-up title to MumboJumbo's popular orb launching game, Luxor. Luxor 2 features everything you know and love about the original, but it kicks things up a notch by introducing a variety of brand new power-ups. The game includes three modes, 88 levels, 13 power-ups, stat tracking and personal rankings, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Luxor 2 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 38 ratings.

Taxiball ($0.99 → Free, 8.4 MB): Take control of the yellow Taxiball and try to collect as much fare as you can before time expires in this arcade game. All you have to do is tilt your iDevice to guide your Taxiball around the environments. Pick up passengers by rolling up next to them, and then safely reach the checkpoints to collect your cash. The game includes nine cities to roll through, in-game awards, global leaderboards, and an all-vocal soundtrack by beatboxer Wes Carroll.

Taxiball is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 210 ratings.

Universal:

Monkey Drum Deluxe ($3.99 → Free, 16.0 MB): Keep your child entertained with this music creation app. Your child is able to create their own unique tunes just by tapping away on instruments or by filling in squares on a grid to create patterns. They can then sit back and watch as little creatures of the forest repeat their tunes. The app includes six different instruments to choose from, three customizable characters, and the ability to save and remix songs.

Monkey Drum Deluxe is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 12 ratings.

Move the Turtle. Programming for kids ($2.99 → Free, 24.9 MB): An educational game that will teach your child the basics of creating computer programs by utilizing intuitive graphic commands. The object of the game is to get the friendly turtle to perform tasks by adding, adjusting, and reordering commands. The app includes three chapters, 27 levels, and the ability to freely compose programs.

Move the Turtle. Programming for kids is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 26 ratings.

HABU music ($0.99 → Free, 2.2 MB): An app that creates playlists to match your every mood. The app's interface consists of a whole bunch of circles, each of which represents a different mood. As it analyzes your music, the circles will fill in with color based on how many songs match the profile. Tap on a circle to listen to all of the songs that match its specific mood. The app includes 100 granular moods and 25 group moods, the ability to share your mood map via Facebook, and a discovery mode.

HABU music is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 67 ratings.

Word Seek HD ($1.99 → Free, 18.5 MB): Discover as many words as possible within a limited amount of time in this classic word search game. You can choose from two different grid sizes and a variety of time limits. At the end of each game, you're able to see how many words were possible with the given tile set and how many you actually discovered. The game also includes badges to collect, and online multiplayer via Game Center.

Word Seek HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 2709 ratings.

CarrotFantasy ($0.99 → Free, 73.1 MB): An adorable fixed-path tower defense game. Your job is to protect the helpless carrot from being eaten by wave after wave of monsters. You're able to place towers anywhere outside of the path with a tap, and you can upgrade them with the points earned for taking out the monsters. The game includes three environments, 48 levels, 12 boss levels, 14 towers, more than 50 monsters and 100 sound effects, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

CarrotFantasy is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 15 ratings.

Retro Racing ($0.99 → Free, 5.5 MB): A top-down retro racer where you must skid, slide, spin, and speed by your opponents to claim first place. You're able to steer your car via on-screen controls, and you must try to find the fastest path around the track to gain an advantage over your opponents. Grab the many different power-ups littered across the track to upgrade your car temporarily. The game includes single-player and split screen multiplayer modes, 18 tracks, three cars to choose from, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Retro Racing is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 198 ratings.

iPad:

Intro to Geography - North America, by Montessorium ($1.99 → Free, 21.5 MB): An interactive educational app that will teach your child all about the countries in North America. The app includes 10 different activities, all of which are laid out on an interactive road map. Through these activities your child will learn to identify and discern the shapes of countries, recognize flags, develop spatial relationships, and further developer their motor skills and vocabulary.

Intro to Geography - North America, by Montessorium is available for free today only (08/31). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 81 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
JumiCam Webcam streamer
JumiCam Webcam streamer
JumiTech
Free
DrawRace - Turbo Edition
DrawRace - Turbo Edition
RedLynx Ltd
Free
Glowfish (Full)
Glowfish (Full)
MumboJumbo
Free
Luxor 2
Luxor 2
MumboJumbo
Free
Taxiball
Taxiball
Self Aware Games
Free
Monkey Drum Deluxe
Monkey Drum Deluxe
Flippfly, LLC
Free
Move the Turtle. Programming for kids
Move the Turtle. Programming for kids
Next is Great
Free
HABU music
HABU music
Gravity Mobile
Free
Word Seek HD
Word Seek HD
Idealix, Inc.
Free
CarrotFantasy
CarrotFantasy
taozi
Free
Retro Racing
Retro Racing
Mr Qwak Limited
Free
Intro to Geography - North America, by Montessorium
Intro to Geography - North America, by Montessorium
Montessorium, LLC.

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