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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Moves, Flowpaper, Toy Repair Workshop And More

Today’s Apps Gone Free: Moves, Flowpaper, Toy Repair Workshop And More

April 24, 2014

Track your walks, runs, and bicycle rides without ever having to fiddle with your iPhone with Moves. We also have an app that allows you to make flowing paintings, and an entertainment app that allows your kids to run their very own Toy Repair Workshop.

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iPhone:

Moves ($2.99 → Free, 9.6 MB): Track your walks, runs, and bicycle rides just by carrying your iPhone around with this fitness app.

Moves is able to automatically recognize whether you’re walking, running, or bicycling, so there’s no need to fiddle around with your iPhone. Just put your iPhone in your pocket and it will record your steps, distance traveled, route, and calories burned for each activity. All of your daily data is presented on an easy to read storyline. You’re also able to view your routes for the day on a map. The app includes the ability to share your progress, M7 motion co-processor support, push notifications for when you set records, imperial and metric support, and a battery saving mode. Moves is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 2056 ratings.

CamBlast ($0.99 → Free, 49.8 MB): Personalize your photos with CamBlast.

You’re able to import any photo from your library or take a new one from within the app. You’re then able to apply layers of textures, text, artwork, and masks. Each layer can be customized in a variety of ways to make your photo truly unique. Your creations can be shared via Twitter, Instagram or Facebook. CamBlast is absolutely loaded with content, including 134 textures, 86 fonts, and 360 design and decorative elements. CamBlast is available for free today only (04/24). It has a 5-star rating with a total of 32 ratings.

Password Only – Security Password Manager ($9.99 → Free, 5.7 MB): Store passwords and other sensitive information behind a wall of security with Password Only.

Before you do anything, you’ll want to come up with a master password. This password can not be retrieved, so make sure you don’t forget it! You can then start adding your personal passwords, credit cards, bank cards, account numbers, and anything else you need safely stored on your iDevice. Everything you enter can be synced with a single tap to Password Only’s secure servers. The app also includes an adjustable screen lock time, and the ability to capture photos of intruders. Password Only – Security Password Manager is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 24 ratings.

Microtrip ($0.99 → Free, 17.8 MB): Travel through the body of a strange creature and see how far you can go in this physics-based arcade game.

As you glide deep into the belly of the beast, you must try to avoid all of the icky creatures in your way while eating the white cells that are keeping you alive. Your body will bounce off of and bend around objects, so make sure to use your unique physical attributes to your advantage. If you see a special pill, go for it. It’ll give your blob a weird yet amazing power. The game includes two control schemes, procedurally generated levels, and leaderboards via Game Center. Microtrip is available for free today only (04/24). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 117 ratings.

Daily Poetry ($0.99 → Free, 12.3 MB): Begin each day with some poetry with this inspirational lifestyle app.

Each and every day you’ll have a hand-picked poem waiting for you. You’re able to share the poem via Facebook or Twitter, and you can add your own comment. You can also submit your own poems through the app to have them considered for publication. The app is also loaded with poems from famous poets, videos, podcasts, and event listings. You’re able to get in touch with other poetry lovers via the community page as well. Daily Poetry is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 15 ratings.

Universal:

Toy Repair Workshop - fix broken doll, vehicle, robot, plush bear and more toys for kids ($1.99 → Free, 44.6 MB): Your kids get to run their very own Toy Repair Workshop with this entertainment app.

They will get to become toy repair specialists by repairing or replacing arms, feet, heads, and wheels on various toys. Each toy has a number of repair options, and as long as your child selects the right ones, their customers will leave with smiles on their faces. The app includes eight types of customers, 30 different toys, and 160 elements that will appear randomly. Toy Repair Workshop - fix broken doll, vehicle, robot, plush bear and more toys for kids is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 5 ratings.

Trixibrix ($0.99 → Free, 3.6 MB): The perfect game to scratch that brick breaking itch.

The entire bottom half of the screen is devoted to your finger. Just slide back and forth to control your paddle. The moment your finger touches the screen your ball will be launched into the air, so be ready! The bricks you need to break will continuously scroll across the screen, so keep breaking until you can’t break anymore. Power-ups will also randomly appear, providing you with multiple balls and extra lives. The game also includes leaderboards via Game Center. Trixibrix is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 193 ratings.

Flowpaper ($0.99 → Free, 7.0 MB): Create gorgeous flowing paintings with just the tip of your finger with this art creation app.

As you drag your finger across the screen, Flowpaper will add its own waves of color. You're able to customize the length, flow, and opacity of your paint via sliders. You can also choose from 10 backgrounds colors, 20 brushes, or create your own custom versions. Flowpaper is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1638 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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  • It must have at least a three-star average rating at the time it goes free.
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Mentioned apps

Free
Moves
Moves
ProtoGeo
Free
CamBlast
CamBlast
RoadRocks. LLC
Free
Password Only – Security Password Manager
Password Only – Security Password Manager
BlueSprig, Inc.
Free
Microtrip
Microtrip
Arthur Guibert
Free
Daily Poetry
Daily Poetry
Ali Ehteshami
Free
Toy Repair Workshop - fix broken doll, vehicle, robot, plush bear and  more toys for kids
Toy Repair Workshop - fix broken doll, vehicle, robot, plush bear and more toys for kids
Sebastian Bachorzewski
Free
Trixibrix
Trixibrix
Westbits
Free
Flowpaper
Flowpaper
Diatom Studio

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