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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Tale Tapper, Orphinio, PowerGuard And More

Today’s Apps Gone Free: Tale Tapper, Orphinio, PowerGuard And More

February 16, 2014

Help Paddy recover stolen gold in The Odyssey Labs’ 3-D stealth adventure game, Tale Tapper. We also have an app that allows you to tap and swipe over virtual pads to create music, and an app that will give you peace of mind.

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iPhone:

orphinio ($0.99 → Free, 5.6 MB): Create unique sounds by tapping and moving your fingers across virtual pads with this fun music app.

Each pad responds to your fingers in different ways. Slide your fingers across them, slap them, and pluck them to create completely different sounds. The app includes multitouch support, 9 transposable pad layouts, individual voices for each finger, MIDI support, Audiobus support, and the ability to record your tunes and share them via email, AudioCopy, or SoundCloud. orphinio is available for free today only (02/16). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 9 ratings.

Busy Superhero ($0.99 → Free, 26.5 MB): Perform the tasks of a superhero in five seconds or less in this WarioWare-like arcade game.

Busy Superhero includes more than 120 mini-games, which you will be playing at random. Each mini-game includes a brief set of instructions and then quickly begins. You have five seconds to properly perform the task. If you fail, you’ll be sent packing. The game also includes two modes, six boss stages, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Busy Superhero is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 7 ratings.

Play2Focus ($0.99 → Free, 2.1 MB): Focus on the task at hand with Play2Focus.

You’re able to create tasks and attach notes to them, add some context, define a due date, and repeat them if necessary. Then when the time comes to work on a task, just swipe right to left to play it. Want to wait a while before completing it? Swipe right to left again to pause. Swipe even further to pick a new date to play your task. If you swipe in the other direction, you’re able to mark tasks as complete or delete them. Everything is controlled with swipes, making it easy to get in and get out. The app also includes the ability to create custom tags, adjustable preset times, and notifications. Play2Focus is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 5 ratings.

PowerGuard (security&privacy) - protect battery+album+contacts - (battery saver , protect album and private photo.s and pic.tures , lock photos and album , contacts backup, iphone tips) for ios7 ($0.99 → Free, 14.9 MB): This utility app will give you peace of mind.

PowerGuard is able to do a little bit of everything to make you feel safe and secure. It’s able to display your iDevice’s storage space used and remaining, CPU processes, IP addresses, and other hardware information. You’re also able to see how your battery is performing and how you can save some power. PowerGuard is even able to store your private photos behind a wall of protection, and backup your contacts via iCloud or Dropbox. There are even some useful iDevice usage tips to check out. PowerGuard (security&privacy) - protect battery+album+contacts - (battery saver , protect album and private photo.s and pic.tures , lock photos and album , contacts backup, iphone tips) for ios7 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 106 ratings.

Universal:

Fog of World ($4.99 → Free, 26.2 MB): Explore the world to remove the fog in this unique GPS-based gam

As you travel, the app will record where you have been and clear up the map. You'll be rewarded with points for the area you have uncovered, which will allow you to level-up. You can also earn badges for visiting specific locations around the world. The app includes the ability to import GPX and KML files, sync and backup via Dropbox, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Fog of World is available for free today only (02/16). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 710 ratings.

Tale Tapper ($0.99 → Free, 149.6 MB): Show some restraint in this stealth adventure game.

Play as Paddy and try to work your way through the King’s Castle as quickly as possible to recover the gold that was stolen by The Fool. Paddy isn’t exactly the aggressive type, however, so you’ll have to use your stealth skills to sneak by guards and other scoundrels. You’re even able to utilize environmental objects to create new paths or find new hiding spots. You’re able to guide Paddy around the environments just by dragging your finger where you want him to go. Double-tap to leap to platforms, and put two fingers to the screen to rotate the camera. Tale Tapper is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.

Sirtet: a secretly social game ($0.99 → Free, 4.9 MB): Sirtet is like Tetris, but reversed.

Your job is to try and keep the screen clear of blocks by removing them in groups of four. They must all be attached to each other and of the same color in order to be connected. These groups of blocks are called tetrominos, and each one will score you one point. Where things take a turn is how blocks are added. Instead of guiding blocks that fall like Tetris, you must place the rows of blocks onto the board wherever you want. You’ll need to be strategic here, as you can’t allow your blocks to reach the top of the screen. The game includes three different boards sizes, four difficulty levels, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Sirtet: a secretly social game is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 19 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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Mentioned apps

Free
orphinio
orphinio
Bastus Trump
Free
Busy Superhero
Busy Superhero
vivismile
Free
Play2Focus
Play2Focus
HIVE IT
Free
PowerGuard (security&privacy) - protect battery+album+contacts - (battery saver , protect album and private photo.s and pic.tures , lock photos and album , contacts backup, iphone tips) for ios7
PowerGuard (security&privacy) - protect battery+album+contacts - (battery saver , protect album and private photo.s and pic.tures , lock photos and album , contacts backup, iphone tips) for ios7
RebornInfo
Free
Fog of World
Fog of World
Ollix
Free
Tale Tapper
Tale Tapper
The Odyssey Creative Labs
Free
Sirtet: a secretly social game
Sirtet: a secretly social game
Triple Li

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