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Today’s Apps Gone Free: ArtRage, Run Tracker, Monster Coloring Book And More

Today’s Apps Gone Free: ArtRage, Run Tracker, Monster Coloring Book And More

March 29, 2014

Show off your artistic side with ArtRage. We also have an app that will help you get up and running, and a digital coloring book for your little ones.

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iPhone:

Run Tracker by Sport.com: Running, Walking, Jogging with M7 Support ($1.99 → Free, 28.6 MB): Put that iPhone 5s M7 motion co-processor to good use with this fitness tracking app.

Run Tracker utilizes Apple’s powerful motion co-processor to precisely track your distance and steps. Before taking off, you’ll want to set a distance, time, or calorie goal. Then while walking, jogging, or running you’ll be able to hear various announcements instead of having to look at your iDevice. After your exercise is over you can review and share your stats and route. The app also includes the ability to track your body measurements and BMI, export routes, share achievements, and play music while running. Run Tracker by Sport.com: Running, Walking, Jogging with M7 Support is available for free today only (03/29). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 20 ratings.

ArtRage for iPhone ($1.99 → Free, 10.6 MB): Show off your artistic side with this art creation app.

ArtRage's drawing and painting tools offer a variety of customization options, allowing you to blend, smear, and texture your colors. You're able to control each layer, trace images, and undo and redo strokes as well. The app also includes an advanced color picker, and a wide selection of tutorials to help you take full advantage of every last feature. ArtRage for iPhone is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 98 ratings.

LED Basketball 78 ($0.99 → Free, 2.3 MB): A near perfect recreation of the Mattel handheld electronic basketball toy you used to play with as a kid.

You're in control of the brightest blip on the screen, and you must maneuver it around the other dimmer blips using directional buttons in order to try to get under the basket to score. The game includes two shoot buttons, 24-second clock, and two difficulty levels. LED Basketball 78 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 66 ratings.

Groceries - Smart Shopping List - create, edit and share your grocery lists and recipes ($0.99 → Free, 3.5 MB): Improve your shopping experience with this productivity app.

You’re able to create and save multiple shopping lists. The app features a built-in self-learning database, so all you have to do is start typing and suggestions will show up. Tap on a suggestion to select it and then enter an amount. When searching for items, you’re also able to sort them alphabetically, by category, or by most used. Items can be reorganized, edited, noted, and arranged by store department as well. To mark an item off your list while shopping, just swipe across it. The app also includes the ability to edit categories and disable screen lock. Groceries - Smart Shopping List - create, edit and share your grocery lists and recipes is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 34 ratings.

Universal:

Louvre HD ($1.99 → Free, 72.6 MB): A collection of 2,300 of the best works of art stored at the Louvre.

The collection can be broken up by genre or by artist. You can also search for specific paintings. The app allows you to save paintings as favorites, view them in a slideshow, and save high quality versions to your library. Louvre HD is available for free today only (03/29). It has a 5-star rating with a total of 760 ratings.

ipash - the command line for iOS ($1.99 → Free, 1.9 MB): Inspired by the Unix shell Bash, this utility app allows you to get a little taste of the good old times.

Inspired by the Unix shell Bash, this utility app allows you to get a little taste of the good old times. You're able to type out all of the most common shell commands, or you can try ipash-specific commands to perform simple tasks like launch Apple's Maps app or generate an email. Common gestures allow you to quickly access command history, autocomplete text, and interrupt the execution of commands. The app also includes Dropbox support. If you're new to Bash, just type in "help" to get a list of commands. ipash - the command line for iOS is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 29 ratings.

Boom Boat 2 ($0.99 → Free, 38.8 MB): The sequel to the explosive physics puzzler, Boom Boat.

The evil garden gnomes at the bottom of the sea are back and plotting to destroy the world. You must blast them to bits before it’s too late. You’re able to control the left and right movements of your Boom Boat using the wheel in the bottom left corner of the screen. Then take aim and drop bombs, magnets, and dynamite to wipe out every last gnome. You have a limited number explosives available to you, so use them wisely. The game includes 50 levels, 150 challenges, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Boom Boat 2 is available for free today only (03/29). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 30 ratings.

Monster Coloring Book ($2.99 → Free, 43.7 MB): Your child can enjoy coloring in adorable little monsters without all of the cleanup with this digital coloring book.

The app includes 175 monsters to choose from, which are broken down by category. Your child is able to create their masterpieces using brushes of all kinds of shapes, sizes, and colors. They can also apply stickers to accessorize their monsters. The app includes classical music pieces to listen to, Monster Puzzle integration, AirPrint support, and the ability to share colored monsters via email. Monster Coloring Book is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 108 ratings.

Empire: Four Kingdoms ($1.99 → Free, 52.5 MB): This weekend only: Receive an extra bundle of rubies as a bonus after completing the tutorial. That's a $1.99 value!

Build your own mighty empire from the ground up in this epic strategy game. Lay the groundwork for your fortress by building quarries, woodcutting factories, and dwellings for your workers. As your empire grows, you will need to defend it by erecting barracks to train your fighters. Then set out to explore the four kingdoms and show your dominance. The game includes loads of quests to take on, events to participate in, the ability to form alliances with friends or go at it alone, achievements to earn, and all kinds of building and weapon upgrades. Empire: Four Kingdoms is available for free today only (03/29). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 5764 ratings.

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Mentioned apps

Free
Run Tracker by Sport.com: Running, Walking, Jogging with M7 Support
Run Tracker by Sport.com: Running, Walking, Jogging with M7 Support
Plus Sports
Free
ArtRage for iPhone
ArtRage for iPhone
Ambient Design Ltd.
Free
LED Basketball 78
LED Basketball 78
touchGrove, LLC
Free
Groceries - Smart Shopping List - create, edit and share your grocery lists and recipes
Groceries - Smart Shopping List - create, edit and share your grocery lists and recipes
Itzik Adler
Free
Louvre HD
Louvre HD
Evolution Games LLP
Free
ipash - the command line for iOS
ipash - the command line for iOS
Martino Orlandi
Free
Boom Boat 2
Boom Boat 2
Razoric, LLC
Free
Monster Coloring Book
Monster Coloring Book
Playtend Apps LLP
Free
Empire: Four Kingdoms
Empire: Four Kingdoms
Goodgame Studios

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