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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Dream-X, Parashoot Stan, 3D Photo Ring And More

Today’s Apps Gone Free: Dream-X, Parashoot Stan, 3D Photo Ring And More

April 7, 2014

Map your mind with today’s AppBump featured app, Dream-X. We also have an endless distance game that has you battling Baron Bully’s minions as you fall through the sky, and an app that allows you to view your photos in a whole new way.

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iPhone:

3D Photo Ring - Picture Browser to Organize, Manage, Search and Sort Photos by Color or Time (plus Album Slideshow and EXIF Metadata Inspection of Images) ($0.99 → Free, 60.2 MB): View your favorite photos in a whole new way with 3D Photo Ring.

You’re able to select single albums or your entire library. Your photos will be shown as an interactive ring that can be rotated and zoomed in on. If you tap on a photo you’re able to see it in full screen mode. 3D Photo Ring includes loads of customization options, like the ability to close the ring, determine how many rows of photos are shown at once, and how the photos are sorted, allowing you to really make it your own. The app also includes auto-rotation, anti-aliasing, tilt interaction, and the ability to share your creations via Facebook, Twitter, or email. 3D Photo Ring - Picture Browser to Organize, Manage, Search and Sort Photos by Color or Time (plus Album Slideshow and EXIF Metadata Inspection of Images) is available for free today only (04/07). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 37 ratings.

Stop the Knights ($0.99 → Free, 9.3 MB): Help Dracula fend off the invading knight army in this castle defense game.

Summon units by dragging them into your castle and watch as they go to battle for you. The game includes 20 levels, seven minions to summon, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Stop the Knights is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 82 ratings.

Tesla Wars ($0.99 → Free, 70.0 MB): Fend off the faceless invaders by striking them down with the last remaining Tesla tower in this defense game.

Enemies equipped with different weapons and attributes will approach your tower from all angles. Try to zap them where they stand by tapping and holding your finger on them. You're able to spend your reward money between waves to upgrade your tower and purchase new weapons to keep the enemy at bay. The game includes hundreds of waves of enemies to wipe out, 17 tower upgrades and attacks, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Tesla Wars is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 270 ratings.

FitYou - Game your fitness! ($0.99 → Free, 7.8 MB): This fitness app helps you stay motivated by allowing you to collaborate and compete with friends.

You'll need to sign in through Facebook or sign up via email in order to challenge friends and start tracking your progress. Then just pick an activity from the list and record how long you were at it. Scoring is normalized, allowing you to compare any activity against another. For example, a one mile run is worth a single point as is a two mile walk. You're also able to place friendly wagers for a little extra motivation and receive push notifications. The app includes three modes to choose from, the ability to invite friends via Facebook, and more than 60 activities to choose from. FitYou - Game your fitness! is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 21 ratings.

Universal:

Parashoot Stan ($0.99 → Free, 112.6 MB): Play as Captain Stanley Ottershaw and try to avoid Baron Bully and his minions for as long as possible in this endless distance game.

As you fall through the sky you must tilt your iDevice to avoid different enemies or hijack them. The longer you’re in a free fall, the faster you’ll go. You can hit the brakes by deploying your chute with a tap, but the longer you hang in the air, the more opportunities your enemies will have to take you out. You’ll also want to grab coins and other goodies on the way down to unlock new outfits and chutes. The game includes an interactive musical score, fully voiced cartoon characters, all kinds of pals to help you fight the war, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Parashoot Stan is available for free today only (04/07). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 56 ratings.

Math Splat ($0.99 → Free, 4.8 MB): Get your mental gears spinning by solving math problems as quickly as possible in this educational game.

When the game begins, a problem will appear at the top of the screen. Tap the correct answer from the field of numbers below to splat paint all over it and mark it off. Keep answering correctly to fill in the entire board. If you get three problems wrong, it's game over. The game includes three difficulty settings, and four levels in each. Math Splat is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 14 ratings.

iPad:

Dream-X ($6.99 → Free, 17.9 MB): Map your mind with this powerful productivity app.

No matter how big or small the idea, Dream-X will help you realize it in visual form. You’re able to choose from two different themes and then get right to your mind mapping. Start off with a single idea and then branch out from there. You’re able to create new branches by selecting the idea you want them to branch off from and then tapping and holding on a spot on the screen. Each branched off idea can be color coded, include photo and message, include a task or subtask, and sport an icon. You’re able to freely rearrange your ideas just by dragging them around the canvas. You’re also able to export your mind maps and share them via email. The app includes tutorial videos and samples to help you get started. Dream-X is available for free today only (04/07). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 8 ratings.

Tesla Wars HD ($1.99 → Free, 53.3 MB): Fend off the faceless invaders by striking them down with the last remaining Tesla tower in this defense game.

Enemies equipped with different weapons and attributes will approach your tower from all angles. Try to zap them where they stand by tapping and holding your finger on them. You're able to spend your reward money between waves to upgrade your tower and purchase new weapons to keep the enemy at bay. The game includes hundreds of waves of enemies to wipe out, 17 tower upgrades and attacks, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Tesla Wars HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 4047 ratings.

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Mentioned apps

Free
3D Photo Ring - Picture Browser to Organize, Manage, Search and Sort Photos by Color or Time (plus Album Slideshow and EXIF Metadata Inspection of Images)
3D Photo Ring - Picture Browser to Organize, Manage, Search and Sort Photos by Color or Time (plus Album Slideshow and EXIF Metadata Inspection of Images)
CJ-PIXEL
Free
Stop the Knights
Stop the Knights
Red Knight Studio
Free
Tesla Wars
Tesla Wars
Pavel Tarabrin
Free
FitYou - Fitness Game and Activity Tracker
FitYou - Fitness Game and Activity Tracker
FitYou Technologies, LLC.
Free
Parashoot Stan
Parashoot Stan
Gory Detail Limited
Free
Math Splat
Math Splat
Matt Rayner
Free
Dream-X
Dream-X
Pavel Tarabrin
Free
Tesla Wars HD
Tesla Wars HD
Pavel Tarabrin

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