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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Pure Pinball, Frugal, Save The Dino And More

Today’s Apps Gone Free: Pure Pinball, Frugal, Save The Dino And More

June 14, 2014

Experience the rush of blasting steel balls all over the T-Rex Savage table in Pure Pinball. We also have a shopping app that will help you save some money, and a puzzle game that has you trying to save dinos from nature’s wrath.

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:

Frugal - instant barcode web search, save money now ($0.99 → Free, 195.2 KB): Be more Frugal with this shopping app.

Frugal helps you quickly and easily find the best price on products you’re shopping for with just a glance through your iDevice’s camera. The top portion of the screen is your camera viewfinder and barcode scanner. Just point it at a product’s barcode and you’ll instantly receive the closest matching results on Amazon at the bottom of the screen. The bottom portion of the screen is actually your browser, so you’re able to buy your product or save it for later in your Reading List. Frugal - instant barcode web search, save money now is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 11 ratings.

Universal:

Grocery List – HappyList (with barcode scanning and Dropbox sync) ($1.99 → Free, 18.7 MB): A shopping list app that will actually help you save some money.

Like every other shopping list app, you’re able to create separate lists and populate them with items you need. But HappyList is full of additional features that will help you save even more time and money. For example, you’re able to populate your list using more than 3,200 preloaded items. HappyList includes store lists, so you can record prices for each store and find the cheapest place to purchase your items. It also includes the ability to enter different quantities and package sizes to see how much you can save by buying in bulk. All of your list data can be backed up and shared via Dropbox, or you can directly send someone your list via email or Messages. The app also includes 12 color templates to choose from, 10 fonts, a built-in barcode scanner, and list sorting. Grocery List – HappyList (with barcode scanning and Dropbox sync) is available for free today only (06/14). It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 21 ratings.

Synesthetic ($2.99 → Free, 17.9 MB): Experience your music like never before in this tilt-based arcade game.

You're able to pick any non-DRM track from your library. Then speed down the tube while trying to dodge the obstacles that are generated from it. You'll know if you hit one because the music will fade out. The game includes three modes per song, multiple color themes, two control schemes, and achievements via Game Center. Synesthetic is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1169 ratings.

Save The Dino ($0.99 → Free, 88.7 MB): Travel back in time to protect a group of dinos from extinction in this prehistoric puzzle game.

You must protect your dinos from nature’s fury by building a tower of blocks around them. The blocks will drop in Tetris-style, and you’re able to rotate and move them around the screen using on-screen buttons. After a wave is complete, one of the 14 types of disasters will wreak havoc on your structure, causing pieces to crumble away. Then it’s back to work to rebuild your structure and keep your dinos safe for as long as possible. The game includes two modes, more than 50 levels, five dinos, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Save The Dino is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.

Pure Pinball ($1.99 → Free, 53.6 MB): Get ready for a Pure Pinball experience with the T-Rex Savage table.

Get your flipper fingers ready because this table is loaded with jackpots, special rewards, combo shots, and a crazy multi-ball mode. The built-in manual allows you to see exactly where you need to aim your steel ball and how to control the table. Then put your fingers to the screen and go for a high score. The game includes AirPlay support, three camera angles, portrait and landscape orientation support, and leaderboards via Game Center. Pure Pinball is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 47 ratings.

TRUpuzzlE ($0.99 → Free, 10.2 MB): A truly challenging steampunk-style sliding puzzle game.

Each level is loaded with a collection of colored circles that you’re able to drag through corridors. Your job is to move them around in order to get the green pieces through to their zone. You’ll have to put together multi-step combinations to successfully complete each puzzle, so hopefully you’re up for the task. The game includes a total of 70 levels. TRUpuzzlE is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 67 ratings.

iPad:

Cooking Dash: Thrills and Spills Deluxe ($2.99 → Free, 48.0 MB): Whip Mr. Big's theme park into shape in this time management game.

Help Flo take orders, throw together theme park favorites, and serve the hungry visitors as quickly as possible. The game includes three venues, 30 levels, nine customer types, and four types of mini-games. Cooking Dash: Thrills and Spills Deluxe is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 612 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.

Developers:

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  • It must have at least a three-star average rating at the time it goes free.
  • The app must not have been free numerous times (3+) over the last six months.
  • The free version of your app must not include ads.
To submit an app, simply send a request to [email protected] with the subject “Apps Gone Free.” Please include the name of the app, a link to it in the App Store, when and for how long you intend to offer the app for free, and anything else you would like to share. We will take it from there.

Mentioned apps

Free
Frugal - instant barcode web search, save money now
Frugal - instant barcode web search, save money now
Rizwan Malik
Free
Grocery List – HappyList (with barcode scanning and Dropbox sync)
Grocery List – HappyList (with barcode scanning and Dropbox sync)
Mario Zullo
Free
Synesthetic
Synesthetic
Alex Dantis
Free
Save The Dino
Save The Dino
Innovatria inc.
Free
Pure Pinball
Pure Pinball
Legendo Entertainment
Free
TRUpuzzlE
TRUpuzzlE
Vladimir Semenenko
Free
Cooking Dash: Thrills and Spills Deluxe
Cooking Dash: Thrills and Spills Deluxe
PlayFirst, Inc.

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