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Today's Apps Gone Free: Hambo, Marble Math, Soaring And More

Today's Apps Gone Free: Hambo, Marble Math, Soaring And More

August 17, 2012

Help a porky war hero rescue his best friend Bacon in Miniclip's physics-based puzzle game, Hambo. We also have an educational game that will help your child practice core math concepts, and a weather app that allows you to soar through a virtual sky.

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:

LightBomber ($0.99 → Free, 17.9 MB): Create light paintings in the dark with this photography app. Grab anything that lights up, head into a dark place, and then start flailing around and allow LightBomber to capture the moment. Light paintings can be uploaded to the LightBomber community, or you can share your creations via Facebook, Twitter, email, or MMS. The app also includes a vast selection of lights and colors to paint with.

LightBomber is available for free today only (08/17). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 40 ratings.

Hambo ($0.99 → Free, 21.3 MB): Play as Hambo the war hero and rescue your best friend Bacon from the clutches of evil in this physics puzzler. Blast away all of the enemies in each level by tapping on a spot on the screen to aim and then tapping on your weapon to fire. You're provided with a limited amount of ammo in each level, so use it wisely. The coins you earn during battle can be used to obtain new costumes, hints, and missions. The game includes five mission packs, 200 levels, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Hambo is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 3291 ratings.

Pocket Snapper – iModel and Virtual Studio ($1.99 → Free, 21.8 MB): Capture and edit photos with this powerful photography app. It includes a variety of camera functions, like an adjustable timer, smart focus, and zoom. You can apply more than 70 different filters, 24 frames, and a handful of special effects to your photos. You can also gather your photos together with four collage layouts and add custom text. Photos can be captured from live video as well. Your finished projects can be shared via Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Picasa, or YouTube.

Pocket Snapper – iModel and Virtual Studio is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 23 ratings.

Soaring ($1.99 → Free, 12.2 MB): Soar through virtual skies with this weather app. It utilizes your GPS location and the current time to determine the location of the sun and moon in your virtual sky. Of course, it's also able to display the time and weather conditions. The app includes 12-hour and 24-hour time display options, Fahrenheit and Celsius temperature options, and the ability to tweet about the weather from within the app.

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

Universal:

Shake-a-Phrase: Fun With Words and Sentences ($1.99 → Free, 6.9 MB): An educational entertainment app for your children. As the name of the app suggests, they just need to shake things up. Enjoy hilarious sentences in Shake It mode, where your child can tap to discover the meaning of unknown words. Story Starter creates humorous beginnings to stories and your child gets to come up with the rest. Quiz Me provides your child with a chance to test their language arts skills by identifying nouns, verbs, and adjectives. The app also includes five themes to choose from, the ability to save favorites, and the ability to share phrases via email, MMS, or Twitter.

Shake-a-Phrase: Fun With Words and Sentences is available for free today only (08/17). It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 56 ratings.

Marble Math ($1.99 → Free, 44.2 MB): This educational game provides your child with an engaging way to practice core math concepts. Math problems are displayed at the top of the screen, and your child is required to drag or roll a marbles through the mazes to collect items to solve them. The game includes three difficulty levels, 16 marble styles, customizable gameplay, and multiple math concepts.

Marble Math is available for free today only (08/17). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 19 ratings.

iPad:

Hambo HD ($2.99 → Free, 15.6 MB): Play as Hambo the war hero and rescue your best friend Bacon from the clutches of evil in this physics puzzler. Blast away all of the enemies in each level by tapping on a spot on the screen to aim and then tapping on your weapon to fire. You're provided with a limited amount of ammo in each level, so use it wisely. The coins you earn during battle can be used to obtain new costumes, hints, and missions. The game includes five mission packs, 200 levels, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Hambo HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 276 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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  • 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.
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Mentioned apps

Free
LightBomber
LightBomber
MRI Lightpainting
Free
Hambo
Hambo
Miniclip.com
Free
Pocket Snapper – iModel and Virtual Studio
Pocket Snapper – iModel and Virtual Studio
Kdan Mobile Software LTD
Free
Soaring
Soaring
Oltica
Free
Shake-a-Phrase: Fun With Words and Sentences
Shake-a-Phrase: Fun With Words and Sentences
Artgig Studio
Free
Marble Math
Marble Math
Artgig Studio
Free
Hambo HD
Hambo HD
Miniclip.com

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