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Today’s apps gone free: Tag Journal, Matcha, Stky and more

Today’s apps gone free: Tag Journal, Matcha, Stky and more

August 18, 2014

Record your life with Tag Journal. We also have a rich text processor, and an app that will help you get your to-do list under control.

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iPhone:

Hipster CEO ($0.99 → Free, 10.5 MB): Sharpen your entrepreneurial skills in this simulation game.

You must start out by selecting your product and your target audience. You’ll then be brought to the main dashboard where you can view all of your company’s stats. The dashboard also gives you access to your staff, office, and investments. You must hire only the best employees, assign tasks, and keep everyone happy by outfitting the offices with perks. When the time is right, you can sell your company for big bucks.

Hipster CEO is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 64 ratings.

Stky ($0.99 → Free, 3.0 MB): Get your to-do list under control with this productivity app.

You’re able to add as many tasks as you like to your drawer. The tasks you want to complete for the day can then be added to the main sticky note with a tap. Then just check them off as you go. If you don’t complete every last task, don’t worry, you’ll get a fresh start tomorrow with a blank sticky note. The app also includes the ability to import tasks from the native Reminders app, iCloud support, Siri support, icon badging, automatic backup, and the ability to set a time of day to clear your sticky note.

Stky is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 19 ratings.

Universal:

Smart Merge Pro – Duplicate Contacts Cleanup for iCloud Facebook & Google contacts ($1.99 → Free, 26.4 MB): Keep your address book in order with this productivity app.

You must first provide the app with access to your contacts. Then make sure to backup your entire address book before looking for issues. The app is able to discover contacts with missing fields and those with duplicate names, email addresses, or phone numbers. You can manually choose those you want to fix or let Smart Merge have at it. The app also includes optional merge and backup reminders.

Smart Merge Pro – Duplicate Contacts Cleanup for iCloud Facebook & Google contacts is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 2029 ratings.

PDF Scanner – easily scan books and multipage documents to PDF ($2.99 → Free, 32.3 MB): Convert all of your physical documents into PDFs with this powerful utility app.

You’re able to scan receipts, invoices, letters, sketches, clippings, and much more in seconds or less. Just point your iDevice’s camera at whatever it is you want to capture and PDF Scanner will automatically discover the border. You’re able to capture single pages or multiple pages at a time. A grid view is also available to help you straighten things out. After you’ve captured your document, you’re able to manually crop it down if need be and change its composition. Then save your new PDF to your library, upload it to Dropbox, or share it via email. The app also includes the ability to sort, search, and organize documents within folders.

PDF Scanner – easily scan books and multipage documents to PDF is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 26 ratings.

Tag Journal: write your diary ($2.99 → Free, 12.9 MB): Record your life with Tag Journal.

No matter if you’re a student, writer, or world traveler, Tag Journal will help you document your life events and thoughts. When creating a new entry for your journal, you’re able to attach location data, a photo, a short video, or audio. Each entry can be colored coded and tagged, and you’re able to attach entries to other entries or convert them at any time. All of your entries can be viewed on a single timeline, or you can filter them by category or tag. You’re also able to search for something specific by keyword or date. Journal entries can also be previewed in full-screen and shared via email, Facebook, Twitter, or Messages. The app includes iCloud support, a built-in browser, Markdown syntax highlighting, and undo and redo.

Tag Journal: write your diary is available for free today only (08/18). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.

Matcha – Writing App & Text Processor ($4.99 → Free, 14.8 MB): Share your wisdom with this rich text processor.

It allows you to write in plain or rich text formatting. Your documents can be structured with sections, headers, block quotes, tables, etc. They can also include multilevel lists, numbers, and checkmarks. The app includes five typefaces, 12 themes, full external keyboard support, full Markdown support, iCloud and Dropbox integration, and Fleksy keyboard, TextExpander, and LauncherPro integration.

Matcha – Writing App & Text Processor is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 400 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
Hipster CEO
Hipster CEO
Getchoo Creations
Free
Stky
Stky
Dave Feldman
Free
Smart Merge Pro - Duplicate Contacts Cleanup for iCloud Facebook & Google contacts
Smart Merge Pro - Duplicate Contacts Cleanup for iCloud Facebook & Google contacts
Yoni Tserruya
Free
PDF Scanner - easily scan books and multipage documents to PDF
PDF Scanner - easily scan books and multipage documents to PDF
Darsoft Inc.
Free
Tag Journal: write your diary
Tag Journal: write your diary
Word Magic Software
Free
Matcha - Writing App & Text Processor
Matcha - Writing App & Text Processor
InterAre, PT

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