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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Work Time, Pop Dot Comics, iLightningCam And More

Today’s Apps Gone Free: Work Time, Pop Dot Comics, iLightningCam And More

April 29, 2014

Put your iDevice to good use even when it’s not with Work Time. We also have an app that turns your favorite images into comic book-style illustrations, and a camera app that helps you capture lightning.

All app prices are subject to change at any time and without notice regardless of stated free duration. Price changes are solely under the control of the developers.

iPhone:

Pop Dot Comics ($1.99 → Free, 69.8 MB): Turn your favorite images into comic book-style illustrations with this fun photography app.

You're able to import any image from your library or take a new one from within the app. You can then apply any one of the more than 50 filters from the five style categories. You're able to further customize your image's outline, color, paper, and border, and add custom speech bubbles. When you're satisfied with your work, you can share your image via email, Facebook, Twitter, or Tumblr. Pop Dot Comics is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 13 ratings.

Work Time - Elegant desk top clock with calendar, weather, event, schedule, planner, short term forecast powered by Forecast.io ($1.99 → Free, 1.6 MB): Put your iPhone to good use even when it’s not with this utility app.

Work Time displays the current time and date, a monthly calendar, your upcoming events, and the conditions outside. If you start to get bored with the default theme, you can switch things up by choosing from one of the other 18. The app also includes 12- and 24-hour formats, the ability to customize calendar data, and weather powered by Forecast.io. Work Time - Elegant desk top clock with calendar, weather, event, schedule, planner, short term forecast powered by Forecast.io is available for free today only (04/29). It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 15 ratings.

Universal:

iTurnStones Gold ($1.99 → Free, 25.1 MB): Play Reversi against intelligent computer-controlled opponents or your friends with iTurnStones.

You’re able to choose from two starting formations, three stone types, and two board themes before the game begins. You’re also able to set the difficulty of your computer opponent or just grab a friend and play locally. The app includes two animation speeds, live scoring, and the ability to show possible moves. If you’ve never played Reversi before, don’t worry, instructions are available within the game. iTurnStones Gold is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 8 ratings.

Compact English-Spanish Dictionary ($0.99 → Free, 79.8 MB): A compact offline English-Spanish dictionary.

It includes more than 396,000 entries, 579,000 translations, 505,000 synonyms, 98,000 definitions, and 40,000 examples. It also includes search, search history, the option to shake for a random word, favorites, three background themes, and more than 45,000 images. You’re also able to expand the dictionary via in-app purchases. Compact English-Spanish Dictionary is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 356 ratings.

WikiLinks - Smart Wikipedia Reader ($0.99 → Free, 6.7 MB): The ultimate Wikipedia experience for iOS.

WikiLinks allows you to search for Wikipedia or Wiktionary entries in a snap. Everything is perfectly formatted to fit within your iDevice’s screen, and you’re able to jump to specific types of content via the menu bar across the top. You’re also able to bookmark entries, browse offline, share entries, view local Wikipedia entries, choose from a wide variety of fonts, and view and interact with a web of all related articles. WikiLinks - Smart Wikipedia Reader is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 343 ratings.

iLightningCam - Lightning Strike Photography ($1.99 → Free, 9.8 MB): Easily capture photos of lightning with this photography app.

It's able to recognize lightning strikes automatically in real-time and snap a photo at just the right moment. The app includes video and camera modes, the ability to manually set light sensitivity, the ability to set lightning size, and error correction. iLightningCam - Lightning Strike Photography is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 81 ratings.

iPad:

Pop Dot Comics HD ($0.99 → Free, 73.4 MB): Turn your favorite images into comic book-style illustrations with this fun photography app.

You're able to import any image from your library or take a new one from within the app. You can then apply any one of the more than 50 filters from the five style categories. You're able to further customize your image's outline, color, paper, and border, and add custom speech bubbles. When you're satisfied with your work, you can share your image via email, Facebook, Twitter, or Tumblr. Pop Dot Comics HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 34 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
Pop Dot Comics
Pop Dot Comics
JixiPix Software
Free
Work Time - Elegant desk top clock with calendar, weather, event, schedule, planner, short term forecast powered by Forecast.io
Work Time - Elegant desk top clock with calendar, weather, event, schedule, planner, short term forecast powered by Forecast.io
Nick Fanger
Free
iTurnStones Gold
iTurnStones Gold
Intent Software
Free
Compact English-Spanish Dictionary
Compact English-Spanish Dictionary
Word Magic Software
Free
WikiLinks - Smart Wikipedia Reader
WikiLinks - Smart Wikipedia Reader
Boris Conforty
Free
iLightningCam - Lightning Strike Photography
iLightningCam - Lightning Strike Photography
Florian Stiassny
Free
Pop Dot Comics HD
Pop Dot Comics HD
JixiPix Software

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