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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Dudeski, Work Time HD, Encore And More

Today’s Apps Gone Free: Dudeski, Work Time HD, Encore And More

May 13, 2014

Speed down Shred Lord mountain and try to outrun the avalanche in Dudeski. We also have an elegant desktop clock that will put your iPad to good use even when it’s not, and a music app that allows you to relive your favorite concert moments and create some new ones.

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iPhone:

Gesture Touchpad for Win8 ($1.99 → Free, 7.8 MB): Turn your iPhone or iPod touch into a wireless touchpad and keyboard for your Windows 8 computer with this utility app.

You must first download the free companion software for your computer from Splashtop's website. Then launch Gesture Touchpad on your iPhone or iPod touch and your computer will be discovered automatically. Once everything is connected, you'll be able to control your computer with multitouch gestures, key combinations, and virtual mouse clicks. Gesture Touchpad for Win8 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 155 ratings.

Encore - Concert tickets, photos and videos ($3.99 → Free, 10.1 MB): Relive your favorite concert moments and create some new ones with this music app.

You’re able to track down past shows you’ve attended and enjoy photos and videos taken by the crowds. Encore’s database includes millions of crowd-sourced shots for events going all of the way back to Woodstock, so you won’t have any trouble finding something good. But you don’t just have to live in the past with Encore, as it allows you to find concerts in your area and purchase available tickets. You’re also able to get the full lineup for concerts, view opening times, listen to the lineup’s top singles, invite friends, and build your own concert profile. Encore - Concert tickets, photos and videos is available for free today only (05/13). It has a 5-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.

Stampede Run ($1.29 → Free, 62.1 MB): Outrun the bulls in this endless distance game from Zynga.

As you run down the streets of Pamplona, Spain, you’ll not only have to outrun bulls, but also avoid gaps in the streets, charging bulls on scooters, hairpin turns, barrels, and other dangerous obstacles. All of your actions are controlled via swipe gestures, allowing you to make timely and precise maneuvers. While you’re at it, you’ll also want to collect stars because they will increase your score and help you best your friends. Each game includes a total of three rounds, so even if you stumble during one, you’ll have a chance to redeem yourself. Stampede Run is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1769 ratings.

Universal:

Measure Map ($1.99 → Free, 17.1 MB): Measure distances, perimeters, and areas with this utility app.

Tap and hold your finger on the screen to place a pin. Then drag the reticule away from that point to see the distance update in real-time. You’re able to place multiple pins to view the distance along the perimeter and the area between. The app includes undo and redo, search, a wide variety of measurement units to utilize, the ability to change the color and thickness of lines, the ability to export and import surges and routes, and portrait and landscape orientation support. Measure Map is available for free today only (05/13). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 75 ratings.

Dudeski ($1.99 → Free, 98.3 MB): Try to stay out in front of a massive avalanche in this retro-inspired endless distance game.

As you go speeding down Shred Lord mountain, you’ll need to avoid pitfalls like bushes and trees while successfully skiing around and through gates. If you ram into an object or miss a gate you’ll slow down substantially and allow the avalanche to catch up to you, so shred like there’s no tomorrow! You’re able to control your skier’s horizontal movements via on-screen buttons, and you can leap into the air by tapping and holding with two fingers and then releasing. Collect pine coins during your trip down the mountain to unlock shortcuts and purchase gear. The game includes four mountain sections, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Dudeski is available for free today only (05/13). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 84 ratings.

iPad:

Work Time HD - Elegant desk top clock for iPad with calendar and weather ($2.99 → Free, 1.3 MB): Put your iPad to good use even when it’s not with this utility app.

Work Time HD displays the current time and date, a monthly calendar, your upcoming events, and the conditions outside all one one screen. 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 HD - Elegant desk top clock for iPad with calendar and weather is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 7 ratings.

Stampede Run HD ($0.99 → Free, 88.5 MB): Outrun the bulls in this endless distance game from Zynga.

As you run down the streets of Pamplona, Spain, you’ll not only have to outrun bulls, but also avoid gaps in the streets, charging bulls on scooters, hairpin turns, barrels, and other dangerous obstacles. All of your actions are controlled via swipe gestures, allowing you to make timely and precise maneuvers. While you’re at it, you’ll also want to collect stars because they will increase your score and help you best your friends. Each game includes a total of three rounds, so even if you stumble during one, you’ll have a chance to redeem yourself. Stampede Run HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1040 ratings.

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Mentioned apps

Free
Gesture Touchpad for Win8
Gesture Touchpad for Win8
Splashtop Inc.
Free
Encore - Concert tickets, photos and videos
Encore - Concert tickets, photos and videos
Simon E Bromberg
Free
Stampede Run
Stampede Run
Zynga Inc.
Free
Measure Map
Measure Map
Global DPI, LLC
Free
Dudeski
Dudeski
Static Oceans Corp.
Free
Work Time HD - Elegant desk top clock for iPad with calendar and weather
Work Time HD - Elegant desk top clock for iPad with calendar and weather
Nick Fanger
Free
Stampede Run HD
Stampede Run HD
Zynga Inc.

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