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Today’s Apps Gone Free: FineScanner, Fonta, Pinbox And More

Today’s Apps Gone Free: FineScanner, Fonta, Pinbox And More

February 22, 2014

Scan printed and hand-written documents while on the go with today’s AppBump featured app, FineScanner. We also have an app that allows you to add stylish text to your photos, and an app that allows you to save all of your favorite locations in a Pinbox.

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iPhone:

Go To Bed - Reverse Alarm Clock ($0.99 → Free, 2.0 MB): Get to bed on time with this utility app.

You’re able to choose your preferred bedtime and Go To Bed will remind you to go to sleep via a push notification. You can also activate the Dynamic sleep mode, which is able to change your bedtime based on events in your calendar. The app also includes the ability to dismiss notifications for the night in case you already are in bed. Go To Bed - Reverse Alarm Clock is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 10 ratings.

Pinbox - Map Your World ($0.99 → Free, 927.2 KB): Drop pins to map your world with this navigation app.

Pinbox is the perfect app for vacation planning or simply marking places you want to remember. You’re able to create different maps for different occasions. Then drop pins manually be tapping and holding on the map, or you can search for something specific. Pins can include detailed information like an address, phone number, URL, and latitude and longitude. You’re also able to view a list of all of your pins for each specific map, and share your pins via Messages or email. The app also includes support for up to 1,000 pins, and three different map views. Pinbox - Map Your World is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 11 ratings.

Typic+ Fonts and Design ($0.99 → Free, 31.9 MB): Add a little flare to your favorite photos with this effects and captioning app.

You're able to import any photo from your library or snap a new one in-app. Typic Pro will then take you step-by-step through the editing process. You can apply filters, caption your photo with different fonts and colors, and add a frame and other design elements. You're able to share your unique creation via Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram. Additional fonts, design elements, and frames are available via in-app purchase. Typic+ Fonts and Design is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 200 ratings.

Fonta ($0.99 → Free, 11.4 MB): Add stylish text to your favorite photos with Fonta.

You’re able to import any photo from your library or take a new one within the app. You can then crop, rotate, flip, blur, and add filters to your photo. To add a layer of text, tap the “T” square and double-tap to change it. You’re able to move, rotate, resize, and change the spacing and opacity of the text. You’re also able to choose from 40 awesome fonts and a variety of colors. You’re even able to add some custom artwork and a frame before sharing your final creation via Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Messages, or email. Fonta is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 16 ratings.

Universal:

Peekaboo Fridge™ ($1.99 → Free, 51.9 MB): Peek into the fridge to see who's behind the door with this educational app.

Your child can swing open the fridge door to find a new fruit, vegetable, or other healthy treat. The name of the item will be pronounced in either a child's or adult's voice, and the character will say hello and break out in dance. The looped mode will continue to play through all 13 items, while the story mode will end with all of the characters going to sleep. Peekaboo Fridge™ is available for free today only (02/22). It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 64 ratings.

Atomic+ ($1.99 → Free, 19.9 MB): You’re going to need some quick reflexes to survive the onslaught of bullets in this simple yet challenging arcade game.

You’re put in control of a large circle that goes around a ring all on its own. As it goes spinning, bullets will fly out from the middle of the screen. To dodge the bullets and collect the squares, just hold your finger on the screen to expand the ring and release to contract it. Running into bullets will cause damage, while collecting the squares will reduce it. Try to survive for as long as possible. The game includes a handful of control options, allowing you to experiment and see what works best for you. It also includes two difficulty settings, and leaderboards via Game Center. Atomic+ is available for free today only (02/22). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 78 ratings.

Sky Aces ($0.99 → Free, 29.0 MB): Become an ace of the sky in this fantastic arcade game.

Jump into your aircraft and take to the skies to complete various missions. You’re able to control your plane’s ascent and descent via two arrows buttons in the left corner of the screen. Your machine gun and bomb controls are located on the right. Take out air and ground forces to complete missions to earn medals and unlock new planes. The game includes a single player campaign, online multiplayer, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Sky Aces is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 76 ratings.

FineScanner ($1.99 → Free, 9.8 MB): Turn your iDevice into an all-purpose mobile scanner with this business app.

It allows you to scan any printed or hand-written document using only your iDevice’s camera. FineScanner will then automatically crop the page boundaries, or you can manually drag the points. You can then enhance the color, contrast, and brightness before archiving it. You’re able to share your scans as a PDF or JPEG via email or Facebook, or send them off to Evernote, Google Drive, Dropbox, or Box. The app also includes iTunes File Sharing and AirPrint support. FineScanner is available for free today only (02/22). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 103 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.
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Mentioned apps

Free
FineScanner
FineScanner
ABBYY
Free
Sky Aces
Sky Aces
Game Dev Team
Free
Atomic+
Atomic+
Ahmed Khalifa
Free
Peekaboo Fridge™
Peekaboo Fridge™
Night & Day Studios, Inc.
Free
Fonta
Fonta
ThirtyFive Inc.
Free
Typic+ Fonts and Design
Typic+ Fonts and Design
Hi Mom S.A.S
Free
Pinbox - Map Your World
Pinbox - Map Your World
Seasonal Spring
Free
Go To Bed - Reverse Alarm Clock
Go To Bed - Reverse Alarm Clock
Daylen Yang

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