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Today's Apps Gone Free: PDF Expert, Walk Log, Hanna And Henri And More

Today's Apps Gone Free: PDF Expert, Walk Log, Hanna And Henri And More

May 23, 2014

Read and annotate PDF documents while on the go with PDF Expert. We also have a fitness app that allows you to track and record your walks, and an interactive storybook.

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:

Altimeter GPS+ (Compass Speedometer & Location Tracking) ($1.99 → Free, 423.3 KB): If you enjoy outdoor activities, you’re going to want to bring this navigation app along.

It allows you to track all kinds of data, including your elevation, speed, distance traveled, coordinates, heading, and your route all on one screen. You’re able to quickly switch between metric and imperial units, map modes, and tracking modes with just a tap. Your start points, end points, coordinates, and a screenshot of your map can be shared via email. The app also includes support for true and magnetic north. Altimeter GPS+ (Compass Speedometer & Location Tracking) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.

TowerMadness ($0.99 → Free, 19.7 MB): A now classic 3-D tower defense game from the creators of Zombie Gunship.

It requires you to defend your beloved sheep from the evil aliens by strategically placing towers all over the map. It includes 17 enemies, 65 maps, 60 weapons and upgrades, an endless mode, replays, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. TowerMadness is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 42059 ratings.

PDF Expert (professional PDF documents reader) ($9.99 → Free, 31.7 MB): Read and annotate PDF documents while on the go with this fantastic business app from Readdle.

It allows you to import and export documents from a wide range of services, including Dropbox, GoogleDocs, and Box.net, or via iTunes File Sharing. You can then highlight text within your PDF, add notes, add text, strike-through text, and even fill in forms, check boxes, and radio buttons. The app also includes bookmarking, full text search, iCloud support, password protection, and AirPrint support. PDF Expert (professional PDF documents reader) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1507 ratings.

Universal:

Hanna&Henri ($4.99 → Free, 82.2 MB): An interactive storybook that allows your child to join best friends Henri and Hanna on their adventures together.

It’s Hanna’s birthday today, and Henri needs to go to the store to get her a present before her party. Your child gets to help Henri get ready for the party, pick out a present, and eventually enjoy the festivities. The app includes 14 pages of fun, and interactive educational games throughout. It also includes professional narration with text to follow along with. Hanna&Henri is available for free today only (05/23). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.

Walk Log ($2.99 → Free, 3.3 MB): Track and record your walking routes with this fitness app.

Just strap on your shoes and start walking. Walk Log will track your distance, time, and location on the built-in map. When you’re finished walking, you’re able to view your total distance, total time, route, and average speed. All of your walks are automatically logged and recorded, and you can filter your results and view them on a graph. Walk data can also be synced with iCloud, shared, and backed up. Walk Log allows you to craft your own routes by hand as well, and you can use them as your default routes. Walk Log is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 26 ratings.

YoWindow Weather ($2.99 → Free, 29.8 MB): Have a look out your window to see what the conditions are like with this fun weather app.

You’re presented with a quick look at the current time, temperature, and conditions. You can then slide your finger from left to right to scroll time forward and watch as the scene changes to reflect what it will be like later on in the day. The app includes a seven-day forecast, multiple units of measurement, and five scenes to choose from. You can also now shake your iDevice at different times throughout the day to activate nifty background animations. YoWindow Weather is available for free today only (05/23). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 937 ratings.

BoomKLAKers - Feel the Beat with Animated Dancing Monsters ($1.99 → Free, 45.1 MB): Your toddler will be bouncing to the beat in no time with this interactive music app.

You’re able to choose from 13 original music tracks created by French beatboxer, Teddy Guibaud. Each track includes a unique environment for animated monsters to bounce around in. All your toddler has to do is tap on the monster to create the sequence for them to dance. BoomKLAKers - Feel the Beat with Animated Dancing Monsters is available for free today only (05/23). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.

iPad:

SMART Adventures Mission Math ($4.99 → Free, 123.4 MB): A math adventure game designed for girls ages nine and up.

The Science Math and Radical Technology Agency, or S.M.A.R.T., needs your child’s help! The space station has been sabotaged, so your child needs to use their math skills to get it back into working order and discover who’s behind it all. Your child will be guided through mini-games focused on different skills, each of which has three levels of difficulty. The game is based on various standards including the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Principles and Standards for School Mathematics and the Virginia Standards of Learning. SMART Adventures Mission Math is available for free today only (05/23). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 10 ratings.

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Mentioned apps

Free
Altimeter GPS+ (Compass Speedometer & Location Tracking)
Altimeter GPS+ (Compass Speedometer & Location Tracking)
Lilit Yeritsyan
Free
TowerMadness
TowerMadness
Limbic Software
Free
PDF Expert (professional PDF documents reader)
PDF Expert (professional PDF documents reader)
Readdle
Free
Hanna&Henri
Hanna&Henri
Tales & Dice AB
Free
Walk Log
Walk Log
FikesFarm, LLC
Free
YoWindow Weather
YoWindow Weather
Pavel Repkin
Free
BoomKLAKers - Feel the Beat with Animated Dancing Monsters
BoomKLAKers - Feel the Beat with Animated Dancing Monsters
Funky Bots LLC
Free
SMART Adventures Mission Math
SMART Adventures Mission Math
Kata Enterprises, Inc.

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