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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Royal Trouble, JotNot Signature, Phlo And More

Today’s Apps Gone Free: Royal Trouble, JotNot Signature, Phlo And More

February 18, 2014

Help two royal heirs escape from a secluded island in G5’s hidden object adventure game, Royal Trouble: Hidden Adventures. We also have an app that allows you to quickly sign and annotate PDF files, and an app that allows you to get search results from loads of different sources.

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iPhone:

Royal Trouble: Hidden Adventures (Full) ($4.99 → Free, 207.3 MB): Help Princess Loreen and Prince Nathaniel get out of some royal trouble in this hidden object adventure game.

The two heirs find themselves locked in a dungeon on a secluded island, and the worst part is they just simply can’t stand each other’s company. You must take control of both characters to hunt down objects and solve complicated puzzles all while they bicker away. The game includes a comedic storyline, 22 locations to search, 16 mini-games, and achievements via Game Center. Royal Trouble: Hidden Adventures (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 19 ratings.

Universal:

The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth ($1.99 → Free, 67.9 MB): To celebrate its final week in theaters worldwide, the official Hobbit game is giving away a package of 10 Mithril. That's a $1.99 value!

Join the battle for Middle-earth in this strategy game. You must first choose to fight alongside the staunch Dwarves or the noble Elves. Then build up your empire by erecting living quarters to increase your population, barracks to train your troops, and vaults to protect your resources from your enemies. You’re able to form alliances with other leaders and come up with a plan of attack via live chat. Take on quests to earn rewards that will allow you to upgrade your buildings and your weapons. You’re also able to appoint heroes like Legolas and Thorin Oakenshield to lead your troops into battle. The game includes tournaments to participate in, characters and locations from the film, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth is available for free today only (02/18). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 8379 ratings.

Phlo - Quick search browser ($1.99 → Free, 7.8 MB): Get search results from any and every website with Phlo.

Just launch Phlo and type your search term. If the results aren’t what you are looking for, tap the icon in the top right corner to choose a new website. You’re able to filter out websites by name to make the process even faster. You’re also able to reorganize them and add your very own. To save you even more time, Phlo keeps your search term even when switching between websites. All of your search terms are saved in history, and you can copy or delete them with a swipe. You’re also able to share your results via AirDrop, Messages, Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, or email, and save them for later with Safari Reading List, Instapaper, or Readability. The ability to sync your search history and websites across multiple devices is available via in-app purchase. Phlo - Quick search browser is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 15 ratings.

iOrnament: draw creative geometry art ($0.99 → Free, 58.4 MB): Let your creative side shine with this entertaining art app.

As you draw strokes on the screen, iOrnament repeats them according to rules of symmetry. You're able to choose from 17 design groups and 10 colors, and customize the parameters of your pen via sliders. The app also includes unlimited undo and redo, the ability to change the symmetry type on the fly, classic ornament samples, zoom, and the ability to share your work via email, Twitter, or Facebook. iOrnament: draw creative geometry art is available for free today only (02/18). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 498 ratings.

JotNot Signature+: quickly sign and annotate documents ($4.99 → Free, 13.3 MB): Quickly sign and annotate PDF files with this business app.

You’re able to import PDF files via Google Docs, Dropbox, Box, WebDAV, email, or iTunes File Sharing. All of your files can be sorted by date or name, or you can manually organize them. You’re also able to search for them by keyword. When reading a PDF file, you’re able to sign or draw on it and add the date, a checkmark, or text. You’re also able to create signatures, save them, and then add them to any file. Signed and annotated files can be shared via email, opened within other apps, printed, or sent back to the cloud. JotNot Signature also offers password protection for individual files or for the entire app. JotNot Signature+: quickly sign and annotate documents is available for free today only (02/18). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 189 ratings.

iPad:

MiniatureCam - TiltShift Generator HD ($0.99 → Free, 56.2 MB): Make the world around you appear a little smaller with this photography app.

It utilizes a blur effect to simulate a shallow depth of field and make your subject appear miniature. It includes photo and video modes, three focus options, the ability to manually change your focal point, speed control, and the ability to share your creations via Facebook, Twitter, or email. MiniatureCam - TiltShift Generator HD is available for free today only (02/18). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 91 ratings.

Royal Trouble: Hidden Adventures HD (Full) ($6.99 → Free, 251.4 MB): Help Princess Loreen and Prince Nathaniel get out of some royal trouble in this hidden object adventure game.

The two heirs find themselves locked in a dungeon on a secluded island, and the worst part is they just simply can’t stand each other’s company. You must take control of both characters to hunt down objects and solve complicated puzzles all while they bicker away. The game includes a comedic storyline, 22 locations to search, 16 mini-games, and achievements via Game Center. Royal Trouble: Hidden Adventures HD (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 107 ratings.

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Mentioned apps

Free
Royal Trouble: Hidden Adventures (Full)
Royal Trouble: Hidden Adventures (Full)
G5 Entertainment
Free
The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth
The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth
Kabam
Free
Phlo - Quick search browser
Phlo - Quick search browser
Cynapse
Free
iOrnament: draw creative geometry art
iOrnament: draw creative geometry art
science-to-touch
Free
JotNot Signature+: quickly sign and annotate documents
JotNot Signature+: quickly sign and annotate documents
MobiTech 3000 LLC
Free
MiniatureCam - TiltShift Generator HD
MiniatureCam - TiltShift Generator HD
John Jung
Free
Royal Trouble: Hidden Adventures HD (Full)
Royal Trouble: Hidden Adventures HD (Full)
G5 Entertainment

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