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Today’s apps gone free: Loving U, Hatchi, Calendate and more

Today’s apps gone free: Loving U, Hatchi, Calendate and more

August 12, 2014

Tell your love story with Loving U. We also have a simulation game that allows you to hatch and raise your own virtual pet, and a calendar app that allows you to personalize your events.

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:

Beer Satchel ($0.99 → Free, 4.3 MB): Track your brews with Beer Satchel.

You’re able to keep a running list of all of your favorite beers, so you’ll always know what to get when at the store or your favorite pub. You're able to add beers by searching for them by name or by scanning their barcodes. You’re also able to keep track of beers you want to try and those you never want to try again. If you come across a brew that you want the world to know about, go ahead and share it via Facebook, Twitter, email, or Messages. The app includes access to over 30,000 beers along with their ABV and IBU ratings. Beer Satchel is available for free today only (08/12). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 7 ratings.

Loving U (Date Diary / Anniversary) ($0.99 → Free, 2.0 MB): Tell your love story through a personal diary with Loving U.

You’ll first want to create mini profiles for you and your significant other and record the day you met. The app will keep track of all of the days, months, and years that have passed. That app is also able to display the days since you met as an icon badge. When adding a new entry to your diary, you’re able to attach a photo for reference. You’re also able to get in touch with your significant other through quick link buttons on the main screen, and quickly calculate important dates. The app also includes passcode protections, love quotes, the ability to share entries, and the ability to backup and restore your data via Dropbox. Loving U (Date Diary / Anniversary) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 18 ratings.

Calendate - Most Stylish Calendar ($1.99 → Free, 4.3 MB): This calendar app allows you to personalize your events.

It’s able to access your iDevice’s built-in calendar to import all of the events you’ve already created. You’re then able to quickly add new events by tapping the open field and assigning one of the 24 event icons. All of your events for today can be viewed in list form, and you can look into the future with the calendar view. The app also includes 10 themes to choose from, built-in weather data, public holidays, and the ability to share events via email or Messages. Calendate - Most Stylish Calendar is available for free today only (08/12). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 61 ratings.

Universal:

Double Browser Pro for iOS 7 ($0.99 → Free, 650.9 KB): Browse two sites at once with this simple and handy utility app.

Double Browser splits your screen into two completely separate browsers, allowing you to double your productivity or share the experience with someone else. Each side of the screen includes back and forward buttons, a refresh button, and a home button along with separate URL fields. Double Browser Pro for iOS 7 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 25 ratings.

Hatchi - A retro virtual pet ($0.99 → Free, 41.2 MB): Hatch and raise your very own virtual pet with this retro-inspired game.

Your Hatchi monster will need to be fed, played with, bathed, and generally looked after to make sure it grows up happy. The game includes a variety of mini-games, stat tracking, an evolution tree so you can see the path your Hatchi monster has taken, and achievements via Game Center. Hatchi - A retro virtual pet is available for free today only (08/12). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 762 ratings.

SAT® Exam Prep 2014 ($4.99 → Free, 4.5 MB): Study and prepare for the Scholastic Aptitude Test with this education app.

It includes a practice exam that features 375 unique questions. You can customize the exam to focus on specific knowledge areas. Your test progress is saved locally as you go, so you can practice anytime, anywhere. You're also provided with detailed scoring and results analysis, which will let you know if you're ready for the real thing. SAT® Exam Prep 2014 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 24 ratings.

iPad:

BounceBounce ($0.99 → Free, 334.1 KB): Fling balls around the screen and watch what happens with this entertainment app.

Place your finger over the top of a ball to grab hold of it. You’re able to adjust the size of the ball and its weight by performing common pinch gestures. Then fling it with a swipe and watch how it interacts with the other balls. The app features advanced physics, elastic collisions, vectors, and the ability to adjust the amount of balls on the screen at once. BounceBounce is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 13 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:

If you are a developer who would like to get your app included in our “Apps Gone Free” daily lists, here’s our basic set of rules:
  • 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
Beer Satchel
Beer Satchel
Masilotti.com
Free
Loving U (Date Diary / Anniversary)
Loving U (Date Diary / Anniversary)
KIM KYUNG MIN
Free
Calendate - Most Stylish Calendar
Calendate - Most Stylish Calendar
Jitkem Tienngam
Free
Double Browser Pro for iOS 7
Double Browser Pro for iOS 7
Emanuele Floris
Free
Hatchi - A retro virtual pet
Hatchi - A retro virtual pet
Portable Pixels
Free
SAT® Exam Prep 2014
SAT® Exam Prep 2014
Pocket Prep LLC
Free
BounceBounce
BounceBounce
Witold Lusnia

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