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Today’s Apps Gone Free: ShopIt, Mr. Runner 2, Agile Project Manager And More

Today’s Apps Gone Free: ShopIt, Mr. Runner 2, Agile Project Manager And More

January 15, 2014

Craft your entire shopping list in a matter of minutes with ShopIt. We also have a totally wacky side-scroller, and a business app that will assist you with project management.

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iPhone:

Hungry Henri ($0.99 → Free, 50.2 MB): Shine some light on a helpless little herb in this physics puzzler.

Henri is a basil plant that’s lost in the dark. It’s up to you to guide the bouncing balls of light to him in order to help him grow. Drag and drop various objects into place to push the light balls through the dark. You’re able to rotate the objects with a swipe and lock them into place with a tap. The game includes a total of 60 levels, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Hungry Henri is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 37 ratings.

ShopIt: grocery shopping list without typing ($1.99 → Free, 9.3 MB): Craft your entire shopping list in a matter of minutes with ShopIt.

You’re able to quickly add items to your list with a left to right swipe. If you need to add a description to an item, just tap and hold. You’re able to browse through the built-in list of items or you can search for something specific. If an item isn’t included within the built-in list, go ahead and add it yourself. When you’re out shopping, all you have to do is swipe left to right again to mark items off of your list. You’re also able to clear your entire shopping list and start over with a shake. The app includes six themes to choose from, multiple item ordering options, and the ability to share lists via email, Messages, or AirDrop. ShopIt: grocery shopping list without typing is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 12 ratings.

Cube Racer ($0.99 → Free, 380.9 KB): This simple yet entertaining endless distance game puts you in control of an arrow and you must dodge cubes for as long as possible.

Just tilt your iDevice to steer your arrow around the cubes. Cube formations are randomly generated, keeping you on your toes no matter how many times you decide to race through them. The game also includes leaderboards via Game Center. Cube Racer is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1860 ratings.

Currency Converter HD: converter + money calculator with exchange rates for 150+ foreign currencies (convert Dollars, Euros and many more!) ($1.99 → Free, 6.7 MB): Make quick work of currency conversions with this finance app.

It includes every major currency, with over 150 to choose from. You're able to decide how often rates are updated, and you can even save rates for offline use. The app also includes separate chart and list views, and the ability to change the number of decimals. Currency Converter HD: converter + money calculator with exchange rates for 150+ foreign currencies (convert Dollars, Euros and many more!) is available for free today only (01/15). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 236 ratings.

Universal:

Mr. Runner 2: The Masks ($0.99 → Free, 46.1 MB): This is one wacky and colorful side-scroller.

Poor Mr. Runner’s head has been locked within a mysterious mask thanks to a trap set by the mischievous Le Magie. You must try to hunt him down before Mr. Runner forgets exactly who he is. Instead of running and jumping, you’re going to be sprinting and stopping. Tap and hold on the right side of the screen to speed under huge obstacles, and tap and hold on the left side to stop in your tracks. Collect the coins scattered about to unlock new masks and outfits. The game includes four worlds, 32 levels, epic boss battles, more than 50 masks, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Mr. Runner 2: The Masks is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 76 ratings.

YoWindow Weather ($0.99 → Free, 28.1 MB): Have a look out your window to see what the conditions are like with this fun weather app.

You're presented with a quick look at the current time, temperature, and conditions. You can then slide your finger from left to right to scroll time forward and watch as the scene changes to reflect what it will be like later on in the day. The app includes a seven-day forecast, multiple units of measurement, and five scenes to choose from. You can also now shake your iDevice at different times throughout the day to activate nifty background animations. YoWindow Weather is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 735 ratings.

iPad:

Agile Project Manager (Scrum Sprint Planner) ($9.99 → Free, 46.0 MB): An Agile Scrum project management app for your iPad.

It allows you to plan and track the progress of all of your business projects with ease. When adding a task, you're able to define a duration by spinning a dial and color code it for quick discovery. Then drag and drop tasks onto the board to track their progress. You're also able to set sprint durations in hours and days, view your sprint progress in chart form, generate reports, and share projects via Dropbox. Agile Project Manager (Scrum Sprint Planner) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 156 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:

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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.
  • The free version of your app must not include ads.
To submit an app, simply send a request to [email protected] with the subject “Apps Gone Free.” Please include the name of the app, a link to it in the App Store, when and for how long you intend to offer the app for free, and anything else you would like to share. We will take it from there.

Mentioned apps

Free
Hungry Henri
Hungry Henri
Geoglyph Labs, Inc
Free
ShopIt: grocery shopping list without typing
ShopIt: grocery shopping list without typing
Positive Solutions Limited
Free
Cube Racer
Cube Racer
Tally Tarik
Free
Currency Converter HD: converter + money calculator with exchange rates for 150+ foreign currencies (convert Dollars, Euros and many more!)
Currency Converter HD: converter + money calculator with exchange rates for 150+ foreign currencies (convert Dollars, Euros and many more!)
Lifelike Apps, Inc
Free
Mr. Runner 2: The Masks
Mr. Runner 2: The Masks
GameVision
Free
YoWindow Weather
YoWindow Weather
Pavel Repkin
Free
Agile Project Manager (Scrum Sprint Planner)
Agile Project Manager (Scrum Sprint Planner)
Darsoft Inc.

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