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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Crazy Taxi, You Doodle, Draw On Video Square And More

Today’s Apps Gone Free: Crazy Taxi, You Doodle, Draw On Video Square And More

March 14, 2014

Grab a passenger and put the pedal to the metal in SEGA’s Crazy Taxi. We also have an app that allows you to draw and sketch with a friend, and an app that allows you to doodle right over the top of your videos.

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iPhone:

Draw on Video Square - Paint Sketching and Drawing Funny Colors Doodles Captions Handwriting and Shapes on Videos for Instagram ($0.99 → Free, 18.8 MB): A photography app with a very apt name.

As its name alludes, Draw on Video Square allows you to draw right over the top of your videos. You’re able to import any video from your camera roll and then adjust it by scaling, rotating, and moving it to fit within the frame. You’re able to draw right over the top of your video using six different pen colors. You’re also able to add background color, attach music to your video, and have your video fade in and out. When you’re ready, share your unique creation via Instagram, AirDrop, email, or open it within other apps. Draw on Video Square - Paint Sketching and Drawing Funny Colors Doodles Captions Handwriting and Shapes on Videos for Instagram is available for free today only (03/14). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 11 ratings.

Universal:

You Doodle Pro - Draw, Sketch and Learn with Friends with a Collaborative Blackboard / Whiteboard ($2.99 → Free, 29.7 MB): Draw, sketch, and learn with friends with this collaborative art app.

You’re able to import background and foreground images from a variety of sources including your camera roll, Facebook, Dropbox, Flickr, or the web. You can then doodle and sketch right over the top using an insane number of customizable tools. You’re even able to apply frames, text, stamps, shapes, and filters to your art. But you don’t have to go at it alone since You Doodle Pro features a collaboration mode, allowing you to work together with friends on the same piece of art. Your final creations can be shared via Instagram, Flickr, Facebook, Sketch Book, Twitter, Tumblr, Messages, or email. You Doodle Pro - Draw, Sketch and Learn with Friends with a Collaborative Blackboard / Whiteboard is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 59 ratings.

7 Minute Workout Pro ($1.99 → Free, 3.5 MB): Get a quick workout in wherever you are with this fitness app.

You’re asked to perform 12 exercises in only seven minutes. Each exercise requires nothing more than your own body weight, a chair, or a wall. Exercises are performed for 30 seconds, with 10 seconds of rest in between. The app also includes seven themes, workout tracking, reminders, the ability to randomize workouts, and text, image, and video instructions. 7 Minute Workout Pro is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 89 ratings.

Crazy Taxi ($4.99 → Free, 144.5 MB): Grab a passenger and put the pedal to the metal in SEGA’s arcade classic, Crazy Taxi.

You get to control a taxi cab that’s built like a tank. You must pull up to passengers in need of your service to pick them up and then speed across town as quickly as possible to drop them off. Your fare is based on how well you weave in and out of traffic and how fast you arrive at your destination. The game includes two modes, three gameplay durations, 16 mini-games, touch or tilt controls, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Crazy Taxi is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 3742 ratings.

Bobbing ($0.99 → Free, 35.0 MB): Safely reach the finish line by controlling your character's color and gravity in this fast-paced platformer.

Just tap the left side of the screen to flip the gravity and tap the right to flip the color. Avoid the blazing fire while grabbing the bonus pieces to earn the highest score. The game includes two modes, 185 levels, music from DJ Sigmao, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Bobbing is available for free today only (03/14). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 117 ratings.

BIG WIN Basketball - Fantasy Sports ($9.99 → Free, 39.1 MB): To celebrate the start of NCAA's March Madness, all players will receive $9.99 worth of free energy, which means you can play the game endlessly for the entire week and beyond.

Did your favorite basketball team come up short in this year's playoffs? Think you can do better? Prove it with Big Win Basketball. You're able to craft your very own team and set your line-up. Then put them on the court and pit them against the best teams in the world. You're also able to swing the momentum in your favor by laying down Big Impact cards. The game includes fully customizable players, loads of player upgrades, and daily challenges. BIG WIN Basketball - Fantasy Sports is available for free today only (03/14). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 10115 ratings.

Grandma Loves Bugs ($1.99 → Free, 47.0 MB): A collection of mini-games designed for children under the age of five.

Grandma Loves Bugs is loaded with fun activities for your little ones. They will be asked to do everything from spelling bug names to building a spider web. Grandma will guide them along the way, so you can hand off your iDevice and let your child get to work. The app includes a total of 10 mini-games, eight narrated videos of real bugs in nature, and loads of fun interactive add-ons. Grandma Loves Bugs is available for free today only (03/14). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 12 ratings.

Avokiddo Emotions – Playful learning for kids ($2.99 → Free, 118.4 MB): Your child can explore emotions through interactive animals with this educational app.

They're able to choose from a zany zebra, a shy sheep, and a jolly giraffe. They can then dress up, feed, share toys, and just generally interact with them and see how they react. Your child can save their creations to your iDevice's library for sharing or storytelling. The app also includes lively music, loads of sound effects, and more than 100 themed props. Avokiddo Emotions – Playful learning for kids is available for free today only (03/14). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 19 ratings.

Ask Me! Colors and Shapes: Preschool Edition ($3.99 → Free, 25.3 MB): There's so much to see in this educational app all about shapes and colors.

The app will present your child with a cute and colorful object, and they must find all of the matching ones at the bottom of the screen. Each object is accompanied by hand-clapping music and rhyming narration. The app includes over 100 objects to discover. Ask Me! Colors and Shapes: Preschool Edition is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 30 ratings.

iPad:

BlastYourFriend ($0.99 → Free, 53.0 MB): Blast your friends in this turn-based multiplayer game.

Invite a friend via Game Center and then get to blasting each other. The idea is to place land mines all over the playing field in hopes of getting your friend to walk over them. Of course, they get to repay the favor by placing their own set of mines during their turn. As you work your way across the field, you’ll be able to see how many mines are nearby via a radar, but you won’t be able to see the mines themselves. Try to get across the field safely in as few steps as possible. The game includes the ability to attach messages to mines, the ability to have multiple matches going at once, and leaderboards via Game Center. BlastYourFriend is available for free today only (03/14). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 16 ratings.

Draw on Video Square PRO - Paint Funny Colors Doodle on Videos for Instagram ($0.99 → Free, 21.1 MB): A photography app with a very apt name.

As its name alludes, Draw on Video Square allows you to draw right over the top of your videos. You’re able to import any video from your camera roll and then adjust it by scaling, rotating, and moving it to fit within the frame. You’re able to draw right over the top of your video using six different pen colors. You’re also able to add background color, attach music to your video, and have your video fade in and out. When you’re ready, share your unique creation via Instagram, AirDrop, email, or open it within other apps. Draw on Video Square PRO - Paint Funny Colors Doodle on Videos for Instagram is available for free today only (03/14). It has a 5-star rating with a total of 5 ratings.

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Mentioned apps

Free
Draw on Video Square - Paint Sketching and Drawing Funny Colors Doodles Captions Handwriting and Shapes on Videos for Instagram
Draw on Video Square - Paint Sketching and Drawing Funny Colors Doodles Captions Handwriting and Shapes on Videos for Instagram
i-App Creation Co., Ltd.
Free
You Doodle Pro - Draw, Sketch and Learn with Friends with a Collaborative Blackboard / Whiteboard
You Doodle Pro - Draw, Sketch and Learn with Friends with a Collaborative Blackboard / Whiteboard
Digital Ruby, LLC
Free
7 Minute Workout Pro
7 Minute Workout Pro
Fei Yang
Free
Crazy Taxi
Crazy Taxi
SEGA
Free
Bobbing
Bobbing
Little Bobby
Free
BIG WIN Basketball - Fantasy Sports
BIG WIN Basketball - Fantasy Sports
Hothead Games Inc.
Free
Grandma Loves Bugs
Grandma Loves Bugs
Fairlady Media
Free
Avokiddo Emotions – Playful learning for kids
Avokiddo Emotions – Playful learning for kids
AVOKIDDO
Free
Ask Me! Colors and Shapes: Preschool Edition
Ask Me! Colors and Shapes: Preschool Edition
Eggroll Games LLC
Free
BlastYourFriend
BlastYourFriend
Dzign-e
Free
Draw on Video Square PRO - Paint Funny Colors Doodle on Videos for Instagram
Draw on Video Square PRO - Paint Funny Colors Doodle on Videos for Instagram
i-App Creation Co., Ltd.

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