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Today’s Apps Gone Free: iAchievement, Run Tracker, Bam Fu And More

Today’s Apps Gone Free: iAchievement, Run Tracker, Bam Fu And More

May 21, 2014

Turn your goals in life into achievements with iAchievement. We also have a fitness app that tracks more than just your steps, and a hectic multiplayer game.

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iPhone:

Run Tracker - GPS Fitness Tracking for Runners ($1.99 → Free, 4.8 MB): A fitness app for those days when you want to track more than just your steps.

Tap the record button and head out for a run. Run Tracker will keep tabs on your speed, distance, altitude, and time. You’ll also be able to see your route on a map, which is color coded based on speed. While you’re running you can avoid having to look at your iDevice every few minutes by enabling the voice summary option or, if you have a Pebble smart watch, you can just look at your wrist. You’re also able to review your running history and share your workouts with friends via Facebook. Run Tracker - GPS Fitness Tracking for Runners is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 107 ratings.

iAchievement - Gamify Your Life ($1.99 → Free, 4.4 MB): Turn your goals in life into achievements with this productivity app.

When creating a goal you’re able to title it, attach notes, categorize it, and define your units. Goal units can be anything from the amount of times you perform an action to how many pages you flip. It’s entirely up to you. Every time you complete one of your goals, just tally it on the main screen. You’re able to view and track your progress in chart form. The app also includes customizable categories with 10 icons to choose from, six color themes, and the ability to share your progress via Facebook. iAchievement - Gamify Your Life is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 25 ratings.

ShopIt: grocery shopping list without typing ($1.99 → Free, 18.6 MB): Craft your entire shopping list in a matter of minutes with ShopIt.

You’re able to quickly add items to your list with a left to right swipe. If you need to add a description to an item, just tap and hold. You’re able to browse through the built-in list of items or you can search for something specific. If an item isn’t included within the built-in list, go ahead and add it yourself. When you’re out shopping, all you have to do is swipe left to right again to mark items off of your list. You’re also able to clear your entire shopping list and start over with a shake. The app includes six themes to choose from, multiple item ordering options, and the ability to share lists via email, Messages, or AirDrop. ShopIt: grocery shopping list without typing is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 62 ratings.

Spirit Walkers: Curse of the Cypress Witch (Full) ($2.99 → Free, 304.5 MB): An adventure game inspired by the legend of a hiker-attacking ghost living in the forest.

Maylynn and a group of friends have gone on an investigative trip. Their adventure starts to unravel when one of the friends gets injured. It’s up to you to help the group make it safely home by overcoming an ancient evil and save the souls of the innocent by solving nearly 20 ingenious puzzles. The game will also take you through 32 different locations to advance the spooky storyline. Achievements can be earned through Game Center as well. Spirit Walkers: Curse of the Cypress Witch (Full) is available for free today only (05/21). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 48 ratings.

Universal:

HC Unit Convert Pro ($0.99 → Free, 3.0 MB): This utility app allows you to convert more than 1,350 different units.

Tap the button in the top left corner of the screen to reveal all of the 57 unit categories. Then tap on the keyboard to bring it into view and enter your values. You’re able to switch between units in a category by tapping on the list and all other units will be converted in real-time. Categories can be reorganized and hidden. The app also includes two themes to choose from. HC Unit Convert Pro is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 11 ratings.

Jungle Jam - Child Friendly! ($2.99 → Free, 14.2 MB): Keep your toddler entertained with this interactive music app.

It's completely free of buttons, menus, and in-app purchases, so your young child can mash away on the xylophone without any interruptions. The app also includes a fully interactive environment, allowing your child to activate a variety of animations by tapping all over the screen. Jungle Jam - Child Friendly! is available for free today only (05/21). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 61 ratings.

Bam fu ($0.99 → Free, 33.9 MB): Hands will clash and things will get physical in this multiplayer game.

Each player is provided a color at the beginning of the game. Players must hand fight and tap to turn the majority of pebbles their color to win the round. Win five rounds and victory is yours! The game supports up to four players on the same device. If you're playing on an iPad with four players, you'll want to make sure to turn off multitasking gestures. Bam fu is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 16 ratings.

iPad:

Spirit Walkers: Curse of the Cypress Witch HD (Full) ($4.99 → Free, 335.4 MB): An adventure game inspired by the legend of a hiker-attacking ghost living in the forest.

Maylynn and a group of friends have gone on an investigative trip. Their adventure starts to unravel when one of the friends gets injured. It’s up to you to help the group make it safely home by overcoming an ancient evil and save the souls of the innocent by solving nearly 20 ingenious puzzles. The game will also take you through 32 different locations to advance the spooky storyline. Achievements can be earned through Game Center as well. Spirit Walkers: Curse of the Cypress Witch HD (Full) is available for free today only (05/21). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 326 ratings.

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Mentioned apps

Free
Run Tracker - GPS Fitness Tracking for Runners
Run Tracker - GPS Fitness Tracking for Runners
30 South LLC
Free
iAchievement - Gamify Your Life
iAchievement - Gamify Your Life
Jitkem Tienngam
Free
ShopIt: grocery shopping list without typing
ShopIt: grocery shopping list without typing
Positive Solutions Limited
Free
Spirit Walkers: Curse of the Cypress Witch (Full)
Spirit Walkers: Curse of the Cypress Witch (Full)
G5 Entertainment
Free
HC Unit Convert Pro
HC Unit Convert Pro
YongYong Chen
Free
Jungle Jam - Child Friendly!
Jungle Jam - Child Friendly!
Eggroll Games LLC
Free
Bam fu
Bam fu
Game Oven
Free
Spirit Walkers: Curse of the Cypress Witch HD (Full)
Spirit Walkers: Curse of the Cypress Witch HD (Full)
G5 Entertainment

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