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Today’s apps gone free: SmartScan Express, Breeze, IdeaPlaces and more

Today’s apps gone free: SmartScan Express, Breeze, IdeaPlaces and more

July 14, 2014

Scan and save copies of physical files, receipts, and documents with SmartScan Express. We also have an app that will help you relax with the sounds of chimes, and an app that allows you to map your notes.

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:

Remino - create reminders and tasks in seconds, save your time ($0.99 → Free, 2.8 MB): Create hassle-free reminders in seconds with Remino.

Just swipe down to create a reminder. You’re able to quickly attach a due date and reminder time by choosing from the built-in options, or you can create your own. All of your reminders will appear in a single, clutter-free list. You’re able to mark them as complete with a left to right swipe, and you can quickly share them via email with a right to left swipe. Swipe upwards to access your history and the app’s settings. Remino also includes the ability to edit and reschedule reminders in your list, icon badging, and 12-hour and 24-hour options. Remino - create reminders and tasks in seconds, save your time is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 7 ratings.

IdeaPlaces - Map Evernote & Quickly Create Notes Anywhere ($2.99 → Free, 24.3 MB): Map your notes with IdeaPlaces.

IdeaPlaces links all of your notes to physical locations, providing crucial context and discoverability. To create a note, simply wave your iDevice back and forth through the air. Your note will be tagged with a location and a pin will be placed on the map. Then add some text, attach a photo, and create a proximity. Your notes can also be synced with Evernote or shared via email. To find a note, you’re able to explore the map, search by keyword, or filter your results. IdeaPlaces - Map Evernote & Quickly Create Notes Anywhere is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 5 ratings.

SmartScan Express: the fastest pocket scanner ($0.99 → Free, 1.7 MB): Scan and save copies of physical files, receipts, and documents in a snap with this business app.

Just take a photo of what you want to capture and allow SmartScan Express to automatically detect the edges. You’re also able to manually adjust the selection if need be. You’re then able to adjust the contrast and color of your scan, and rotate it. Scans are automatically saved to the in-app library. They can also be shared as JPEGs, PDFs, or PNGs via email, or you can upload them to Facebook, Twitter, or your favorite cloud service. SmartScan Express: the fastest pocket scanner is available for free today only (07/14). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 20 ratings.

Universal:

Dungelot ($1.99 → Free, 32.5 MB): Go dungeon crawling in search for loot in this casual roguelike game.

Tap on sections of the grid to reveal what lies beneath. You may be surprised with loot, action tiles, an enemy, or a key to unlock the next level of the dungeon. Continue your journey until you eventually run out of health, and then use whatever loot you acquired to build up your character for another run. The game includes four character classes, a variety of upgrades, and leaderboards via Game Center. Dungelot is available for free today only (07/14). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 2348 ratings.

breeze: realistic wind chimes ($0.99 → Free, 70.5 MB): Sit back and relax to the sounds of chimes in the wind with this lifestyle app.

It includes seven different chimes to choose from, and you can interact with each one by sliding your finger across the screen. You're also able to add up to 10 different background sounds, change the weather, and switch between eight different scenes. The app includes a handful of other customization options as well, like the ability to manipulate the wind strength, create a sleep timer, and adjust the ambient volume. breeze: realistic wind chimes is available for free today only (07/14). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 300 ratings.

Gratitude Journey ($0.99 → Free, 14.2 MB): Improve your level of happiness by focusing on the things in your life that you’re most grateful for with Gratitude Journey.

You’ll want to start each and every day off with at least one thing you’re grateful for. When creating an entry, you’re able to include as much text as necessary, attach photo, and categorize it. You’re also able to share your gratitude via Facebook. Then set a time you want to receive a popup containing one of your own randomly selected gratitude entries to provide you with a little perk each day. You’re also able to set up daily reminders and lapse reminders. A calendar view and full set of stats are available as well. Gratitude Journey is available for free today only (07/14). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 117 ratings.

Assassin's Creed Pirates ($4.99 → Free, 826.1 MB): Challenge empires and break all of the rules to become one of the most feared pirates of the Caribbean in this epic strategy game.

Take on the role of Alonzo Batilla, a young and ambitious pirate captain, and engage in brutal real-time naval battles. You’ll need to put your ship into the best possible position to take down your enemies, but beware of the changing weather conditions, as they can redefine the entire landscape and turn the tides. You’re able to utilize a wide range of weapons to show your might, and acquire new iconic ships that can be upgraded in a variety of ways. You’ll need to recruit new crew members as well and learn more than 50 pirating techniques. The game includes more than 50 story and side missions, and loads of secret treasures to discover. Assassin's Creed Pirates is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 5481 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.

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Mentioned apps

Free
Remino - create reminders and tasks in seconds, save your time
Remino - create reminders and tasks in seconds, save your time
Fine Digital
Free
IdeaPlaces - Map Evernote & Quickly Create Notes Anywhere
IdeaPlaces - Map Evernote & Quickly Create Notes Anywhere
Ciprian Rarau
Free
SmartScan Express: the fastest pocket scanner
SmartScan Express: the fastest pocket scanner
AMAXIM APPS, INC
Free
Dungelot
Dungelot
Red Winter Software Limited
Free
breeze: realistic wind chimes
breeze: realistic wind chimes
the sky is blue
Free
Gratitude Journey
Gratitude Journey
Prana To The People
Free
Assassin's Creed Pirates
Assassin's Creed Pirates
Ubisoft

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