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Today’s apps gone free: Runtastic Road Bike, Templates for Keynote, Quantifier and more

Today’s apps gone free: Runtastic Road Bike, Templates for Keynote, Quantifier and more

July 13, 2014

Track your cycling performance with Runtastic Road Bike. We also have an app that will expand the possibilities of Apple’s Keynote app, and an app that allows you to collect, save, and plot any type of data.

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:

Runtastic Road Bike PRO GPS Cycling Computer, Ride and Route Tracker ($2.99 → Free, 23.0 MB): Track your cycling performance with this health and fitness app.

It's able to track all of your most critical performance metrics like calories, distance, time, speed, altitude, and pace. It also provides you with real-time map data, voice feedback, and even the local weather. The app includes history, automatic pause detection, and the ability to share your results via your favorite social networks. Runtastic Road Bike PRO GPS Cycling Computer, Ride and Route Tracker is available for free today only (07/13). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 2444 ratings.

Quantifier ($0.99 → Free, 4.5 MB): Collect, save, and plot any type of data with Quantifier.

No matter what type of data you want to track, Quantifier can handle it. Just tap on the “+” button in the top right corner to create a new quantifier. Then start adding or subtracting data to and from it. Once you have collected enough data, Quantifier will be able to plot it on a simple graph. You’re able to define goals as well and visualize them on the graph. All of the data you have collected can be shared as a CSV file via email or Messages, or you can back it all up to Dropbox. The app also includes the ability to automatically track and plot your daily steps (iPhone 5S only). You can customize the look of Quantifier with five different themes and two text styles. Quantifier is available for free today only (07/13). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 5 ratings.

Buddha Machine ($0.99 → Free, 18.3 MB): A digital version of FM3’s famous colorful music playing box.

Buddha Machine will help put your mind at ease by playing meditative music loops composed by Christiaan Virant and Zhang Jian. It operates just like its no-frills physical counterpart. Just tap the only obvious button on the screen, sit back, and relax. Swipe horizontally across the face of Buddha Machine to change its color. You’re also able to choose a different loop, set a sleep timer, and enable background play by tapping on the FM3 logo. Buddha Machine is available for free today only (07/13). It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 319 ratings.

Universal:

Templates for Keynote (for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch) ($0.99 → Free, 219.1 MB): Expand the possibilities of Apple’s Keynote app with this productivity app.

It allows you to choose from 55 stunning templates, each with over 20 slides. Swipe horizontally to browse through the templates, and tap on one to get a closer look. When you’ve found something you like, just tap the “Open” button at the top of the screen to send it off to Keynote. Of course, you must already have Apple’s Keynote installed in order to utilize Templates for Keynote. Templates for Keynote (for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 78 ratings.

Bubble Witch 2 Saga ($3.99 → Free, 46.9 MB): Fend off the dark spirits by bursting bubbles in this enchanting game from the creators of Candy Crush. All new players will receive 50 gold bars, which can be used to buy more lives so you won't have to start all over.

Stella and her cats need your help fending off the dark spirits that are plaguing their land. Take control of the bubble launcher with the tip of your finger and slide it across the screen to take aim at matching bubbles. You must match three or more to detach them from the collection above. You want to try to clear the ceiling bubbles as early as possible, because once you reach the target amount, the rest will fall into the bonus buckets below. The game includes more than 100 magical levels, special bubbles that will help you pass tricky levels, and online leaderboards. Bubble Witch 2 Saga is available for free today only (07/13). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 16719 ratings.

iPad:

Golden Trails 2: Hidden Object Adventure (Premium) ($4.99 → Free, 303.3 MB): Travel back to the 18th century to help Henry rescue his granddad in this hidden object adventure game.

Henry’s granddad has been accused of being a pirate and has been condemned to death as a result. It’s up to you to help Henry collect the tools that will save his granddad while uncovering all sorts of secrets buried in exotic locations. Each scene has a variety of objects to discover, and the faster you work, the more points you’ll score. Just try to avoid mindlessly tapping the screen, as it will freeze up and cost you valuable time. Bandits will also enter the scene at random, and you must tap on them to fire and protect yourself to earn extra hints. The game includes three modes, four continents to explore, 45 scenes with more than 2,000 objects to discover, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Golden Trails 2: Hidden Object Adventure (Premium) is available for free today only (07/13). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 110 ratings.

Aquarella HD ($2.99 → Free, 60.3 MB): Transform your favorite photos into liquid pools of color with Aquarella HD.

You’re able to import any photo from your library or take a new one from within the app. Then choose from the two different aqua media styles: aqua color or two tone. The aqua color style allows you to apply fluid brush strokes and colorful washes, while the two tone style allows you to add soft color combinations. In total, you have over 60 styles to choose from. You’re also able to adjust the parameters of each style via sliders. When you have something worth sharing, post your new creation to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Tumblr. The app also includes a color randomizer, the ability to save custom presets, and undo and redo. Aquarella HD is available for free today only (07/13). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 42 ratings.

Buddha Machine - iPad edition ($0.99 → Free, 12.0 MB): A digital version of FM3’s famous colorful music playing box.

Buddha Machine will help put your mind at ease by playing meditative music loops composed by Christiaan Virant and Zhang Jian. It operates just like its no-frills physical counterpart. Just tap the only obvious button on the screen, sit back, and relax. Swipe horizontally across the face of Buddha Machine to change its color. You’re also able to choose a different loop, set a sleep timer, and enable background play by tapping on the FM3 logo. Buddha Machine - iPad edition is available for free today only (07/13). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 59 ratings.

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Mentioned apps

Free
Runtastic Road Bike PRO GPS Cycling Computer, Ride and Route Tracker
Runtastic Road Bike PRO GPS Cycling Computer, Ride and Route Tracker
runtastic
Free
Quantifier
Quantifier
Scott Zero
Free
Buddha Machine
Buddha Machine
FM3 Productions Ltd
Free
Templates for Keynote (for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch)
Templates for Keynote (for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch)
Nobody LLC
Free
Bubble Witch 2 Saga
Bubble Witch 2 Saga
King.com Limited
Free
Golden Trails 2: Hidden Object Adventure (Premium)
Golden Trails 2: Hidden Object Adventure (Premium)
Awem Studio
Free
Aquarella HD
Aquarella HD
JixiPix Software
Free
Buddha Machine - iPad edition
Buddha Machine - iPad edition
FM3 Productions Ltd

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