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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Guitarism, Tunable, Prompts And More

Today’s Apps Gone Free: Guitarism, Tunable, Prompts And More

January 25, 2014

Play guitar anytime, anywhere with Guitarism. We also have an all-in-one visual toolkit for musicians, and an app that will help you avoid writer’s block.

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:

Game Up Alarm Clock ($0.99 → Free, 14.3 MB): Get your mental juices flowing each morning with Game Up Alarm Clock.

You’re able to set your alarm just by dragging up on the bottom bar until you reach the time you want to wake. Then choose one of the five built-in alarm chimes or a song from your library. When it’s time to wake up, you will be required to complete a game of Tic Tac Toe or Yank It to disable the alarm. Game Up Alarm Clock is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 26 ratings.

Universal:

Game of War - Fire Age ($4.99 → Free, 38.8 MB): Today Only: Get $4.99 worth of extra gold (600 pieces in total) for free!

Build up your empire to become the king of all the land in this hugely popular real time strategy game. Construct barracks, build up walls and train troops to amass the power needed to conquer the world. Use the real-time interactive map, where you see all the other active players playing on single map, to forge powerful alliances. The game also includes live chat, the ability to research new technologies and craft powerful weapons, and achievements via Game Center. Game of War - Fire Age is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 13040 ratings.

Prompts - For Writers ($2.99 → Free, 5.6 MB): Avoid writer’s block with this fantastic productivity app.

You will be presented with a creative writing prompt or starting line every single time you create a new entry. The menu bar at the top will also slide off the screen, allowing you to focus on your words. If you feel stuck at any time, tap the lightning bolt icon to receive a new prompt to inspire you. Your entries can be saved to the in-app library or shared via email, Twitter, or Facebook. The app also includes an adjustable font size, more than 1,000 starting lines and creative writing prompts, landscape and portrait orientation support, writing stats, Dropbox and Evernote integration, and the ability to set daily reminders. Prompts - For Writers is available for free today only (01/25). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 53 ratings.

Mars Miner Universal ($1.99 → Free, 47.4 MB): Mine your way to freedom in this strategy game.

You’ve been kidnapped by the evil Mars Corporation and forced to mine for pieces of a valuable artifact buried deep below the surface of the Red Planet. Grab your pickaxe and get to work to punch your ticket back to Earth! You’re able to move around the environment via an on-screen joystick, and hammer away at the debris by tapping the pickaxe button. Hunt down and gather gems, ore, and other items to be sold at the supply shop so you can purchase better equipment. Each and every mine is randomly generated, so no two games will ever be the same. The game also includes achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Mars Miner Universal is available for free today only (01/25). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 898 ratings.

Tunable: Tuner, Metronome, and Recorder ($0.99 → Free, 12.0 MB): An all-in-one visual toolkit for musicians brought to you by the creators of NodeBeat.

It helps you keep your instruments, and your ear, in tune by providing you with instant visual feedback. As notes are held out, a white line will show you how steady your pitch is. The straighter the line, the more consistent you are. The app also includes a chord generator, metronome, AirPlay support, two themes, and the ability to record your practices and performances. Tunable: Tuner, Metronome, and Recorder is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 188 ratings.

guitarism - pocket guitar ($2.99 → Free, 62.8 MB): Play guitar anytime, anywhere with this music app.

It was designed to allow you to strum away on the digital strings to create realistic acoustic guitar sounds without ever needing to look down at the screen. It includes a variety of options that allow you to swipe, tap, and tilt your iDevice to add expressive variations to your chords. The app allows you to save chord layouts, play along with music from your own library, and record and share your tunes. It also includes Audiobus support, and three skins to choose from. guitarism - pocket guitar is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 174 ratings.

Oflow - Creativity App ($0.99 → Free, 8.4 MB): This lifestyle app will help you get into the creative flow.

It includes more than 150 proven methods to be more creative. Methods are presented at random, but you may continuously refresh the page to receive new ones by shaking your iDevice. The app also allows you to bookmark your favorite methods, take notes, and share your methods and notes via email, Twitter, Facebook, or Evernote. Oflow - Creativity App is available for free today only (01/25). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 148 ratings.

Drwer ($0.99 → Free, 619.0 KB): A simple and effective drawing app.

It allows you to get right to sketching thanks to its amazingly quick load time. You're able to choose from two brush sizes and two colors, add a grid overlay, undo strokes, and utilize four different design templates. Then just tap to save or share, or trash your work and start all over with a double-tap. It couldn't be easier. Drwer is available for free today only (01/25). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 29 ratings.

iPad:

functns ($1.99 → Free, 22.7 MB): Work on your multiplication skills with this fun educational app.

It features linear and shuffled table progressions, allowing you to develop mathematical patterns and memory retention. Both tables display a countdown, percentage completed, and number of incorrect answers. They also include a timer, allowing you to see how fast you’re able to complete each problem. Achievements can be earned for streaks and other milestones. The app also includes support for multiple user profiles. functns is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 20 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.

Developers:

If you are a developer who would like to get your app included in our “Apps Gone Free” daily lists, here’s our basic set of rules:
  • 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.
  • The free version of your app must not include ads.
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Mentioned apps

Free
Game Up Alarm Clock
Game Up Alarm Clock
Creative Solutions Studio
Free
Game of War - Fire Age
Game of War - Fire Age
Machine Zone, Inc
Free
Prompts - For Writers
Prompts - For Writers
Tanner Christensen
Free
Mars Miner Universal
Mars Miner Universal
Tuna Bowl Software LLC
Free
Tunable: Tuner, Metronome, and Recorder
Tunable: Tuner, Metronome, and Recorder
AffinityBlue
Free
guitarism - pocket guitar
guitarism - pocket guitar
Rhism LLC
Free
Oflow - Creativity App
Oflow - Creativity App
Tanner Christensen
Free
Drwer
Drwer
Tanner Christensen
Free
functns
functns
pixelcrunchr

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