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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Shiny Party, Flash Reader, Peekaboo Universe And More

Today’s Apps Gone Free: Shiny Party, Flash Reader, Peekaboo Universe And More

April 11, 2014

Your child must help Charlie and Alice throw their friend Ralph a birthday party in Shiny Party. We also have an app that will help you read email, text messages, and web content even faster, and a whimsical seek and find game.

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iPhone:

LaLa Breakfast - Fun breakfast planning for kids and their parents ($0.99 → Free, 8.4 MB): An app that provides you and your hungry little monsters with a fun way to plan healthy breakfasts.

LaLa Breakfast gives your child a say in what they get to have for breakfast by allowing them to personalize their plate with a fun monster and fill it with eggs and a large selection of produce, grains, and other proteins. Anything that's added to their plate will also be placed in your grocery list, so you can always have the right types of foods on hand. The app includes the ability to save favorite meals, multiple sharing options, and the ability to sync items between multiple devices. LaLa Breakfast - Fun breakfast planning for kids and their parents is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 12 ratings.

ProCam ($0.99 → Free, 41.9 MB): Get the look and feel of a real pocket camera on your iPhone with ProCam.

You're able to quickly access the app's 11 different shooting modes by spinning the wheel on the right side of the screen. You can further customize your shot with different aspect ratios, alignment grids, resolutions, flash types, and more. The app also includes easy to access digital zoom, geo-tagging, white balance lock, and volume snap. ProCam is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1794 ratings.

Universal:

Flash Reader ($1.99 → Free, 13.6 MB): Read emails, text messages, and articles from the web in a flash with this productivity app.

No matter what it is you need to read, Flash Reader is able to present all of the text word by word. This allows your brain to really absorb and understand what you’re reading even though the text is flying by. You’re able to pull content from the web using the built-in browser, open it into Flash Reader from another app, or copy and paste it. You’re able to adjust the speed and amount of words per flash along with the text size and font. The app also includes Dropbox, Instapaper, and Pocket support. Flash Reader is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 128 ratings.

Shiny Party - Shapes & Colors ($2.99 → Free, 229.9 MB): It's party time! Your child must help Charlie and Alice throw their friend Ralph a birthday party in this educational game.

As your child makes their way through the story, they'll actually be practicing essential basic geometry skills without even knowing it. After the story is complete, they can come back and play all of the games all over again. Shiny Party - Shapes & Colors is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 19 ratings.

Thinking Time Pro – Brain Training for Kindergarten + Preschool. Learn Attention, IQ, Logic + Key Cognitive Skills. Be smarter. Be Einstein. ($4.99 → Free, 53.5 MB): A collection of scientific games that will train your child’s memory, attention, reasoning, and key cognitive skills.

Your child gets to join Kiko the fox in her village to play entertaining and educational games. Each game includes straightforward text and audio instructions to help your child get a grasp on what’s required of them. Each game will adapt to your child’s ability to ensure they don’t become frustrated. You’re also able to track your child’s progress and manage multiple user profiles. Thinking Time Pro – Brain Training for Kindergarten + Preschool. Learn Attention, IQ, Logic + Key Cognitive Skills. Be smarter. Be Einstein. is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 13 ratings.

Pepi Bath ($1.99 → Free, 17.3 MB): An educational app that teaches your child all about good hygiene.

The app includes four interactive situations that will have your child performing tasks by the sink, in the laundry room, in the bathtub, and in the bathroom. Each situation includes a variety of tasks to perform with the character PEPI, which can be a little boy or girl. The best part is, you don't have to worry about any notifications or in-app purchases popping up, so you can let your child enjoy the app all on their own. Pepi Bath is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 675 ratings.

Puzzle & Dragons (English) ($4.99 → Free, 27.4 MB): This unique match-3 game turns your moves into a battle. Until April 20, any user that finishes the tutorial will receive five Magic Stones, but the real excitement is that there is currently a collaboration in which the Clash of Clans characters and artwork are in the game for a limited time.

You must start out by choosing one of the three elemental monsters to lead your group. Then head into battle to crush your opponent by creating matches of three or more orbs. Unlike most matching games, Puzzle & Dragons allows you to move orbs into any position on the screen to create huge combos. But you only get one move per turn, so make it a good one. After each battle you’ll receive experience points, which can be spent to improve your stamina and team members. The game includes more than 700 monsters to collect, the ability to invite friends to play via ID codes, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Puzzle & Dragons (English) is available for free today only (04/11). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 9391 ratings.

My First App - Vol. 2 Circus ($1.99 → Free, 26.9 MB): Your toddler gets to join the circus to solve and put together puzzles in the second volume of the My First App series.

All three game modes can be played without any language skills, so even the youngest of children can join in on the fun. They will get to put together colorful images, discover which two pieces fit together, and roll a ball around the screen to activate animations. There’s a whole lot of colorful content here, allowing your child to play and learn for hours on end. My First App - Vol. 2 Circus is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 9 ratings.

iPad:

ProCam XL ($0.99 → Free, 35.5 MB): A camera app that's meant to look and feel like a real camera.

You're able to quickly access the app's 11 different shooting modes by spinning the wheel on the right side of the screen. You can further customize your shot with different aspect ratios, alignment grids, resolutions, flash types, and more. The app also includes easy to access digital zoom, geo-tagging, white balance lock, and volume snap. ProCam XL is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 863 ratings.

3D Photo Ring HD - Picture Album, Browser, Collage, Explorer, Gallery, Manager and Organizer, Cool Slideshow, EXIF Metadata Viewer ($1.99 → Free, 2.6 MB): View your favorite photos in a whole new way with 3D Photo Ring HD.

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 HD - Picture Album, Browser, Collage, Explorer, Gallery, Manager and Organizer, Cool Slideshow, EXIF Metadata Viewer is available for free today only (04/11). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 45 ratings.

Peekaboo Universe ($0.99 → Free, 110.3 MB): A whimsical and visually stimulating seek and find game designed for young children.

It includes 10 beautifully illustrated scenes, each with seven adorable alien characters to find. The hidings spots for each character are chosen at random, resulting in unlimited fun for your child. The game also includes adorable phrases for each character, background sounds, and a hint mode. Peekaboo Universe is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 6 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
LaLa Breakfast - Fun breakfast planning for kids and their parents
LaLa Breakfast - Fun breakfast planning for kids and their parents
LaLa Lunchbox, LLC
Free
ProCam
ProCam
Samer Azzam
Free
Flash Reader
Flash Reader
Didstopia
Free
Shiny Party - Shapes & Colors
Shiny Party - Shapes & Colors
Shiny Things
Free
Thinking Time Pro – Brain Training for Kindergarten + Preschool. Learn Attention, IQ, Logic + Key Cognitive Skills. Be smarter. Be Einstein.
Thinking Time Pro – Brain Training for Kindergarten + Preschool. Learn Attention, IQ, Logic + Key Cognitive Skills. Be smarter. Be Einstein.
Kiko Labs
Free
Pepi Bath
Pepi Bath
Pepi Play
Free
Puzzle & Dragons (English)
Puzzle & Dragons (English)
GungHo Online Entertainment, Inc.
Free
My First App - Vol. 2 Circus
My First App - Vol. 2 Circus
appp media UG
Free
3D Photo Ring HD - Picture Album, Browser, Collage, Explorer, Gallery, Manager and Organizer, Cool Slideshow, EXIF Metadata Viewer
3D Photo Ring HD - Picture Album, Browser, Collage, Explorer, Gallery, Manager and Organizer, Cool Slideshow, EXIF Metadata Viewer
CJ-PIXEL
Free
Peekaboo Universe
Peekaboo Universe
PopAppFactory
Free
ProCam XL
ProCam XL
Samer Azzam

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