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Today’s apps gone free: IQ Mission 2, Earthlapse, The Little Witch at School and more

Today’s apps gone free: IQ Mission 2, Earthlapse, The Little Witch at School and more

October 17, 2014

Solve a collection of challenging logic puzzles in IQ Mission 2. We also have an app that transforms your iDevice into a window aboard the ISS, and an interactive storybook.

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iPhone:

Black Shark – Combat Gunship Flight Simulator ($2.99 → Free, 182.5 MB): Hop into the cockpit of a Ka-50 helicopter and roam the skies above Russia in Black Shark. It’s for anyone that enjoys a good flight sim.

This flight sim isn’t just about freely roaming the skies and enjoying the scenery. Your helicopter is equipped with some very advanced weaponry like machine guns, missiles, and rockets. You’re able to utilize this heavy weaponry on combat missions that take place above both land and sea, and you can unleash it upon your foes with just a tap. The game includes a total of 14 missions, two environments, and loads of camera angles.

Black Shark – Combat Gunship Flight Simulator is available for free today only (10/17). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 40 ratings.

Universal:

Clear Notes ($1.99 → Free, 1.7 MB): This note taking app will give you a glimpse of the weather. It’s for anyone looking for a clutter-free note taking experience.

Clear Notes is all about creating moods. It’s color scheme is based on the weather outside, and it’s also used to tag your notes. For example, if you’re taking a note and the sun is overhead, the color scheme will be orange. When that note is recorded, the color will be recorded with it. One new note can be created everyday, and they will be archived by their date.

Clear Notes is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 5 ratings.

Earthlapse ($1.99 → Free, 506.5 MB): Transform your iDevice into a window aboard the International Space Station with this engaging education app. Earthlapse is great for anyone that’s always wanted to be an astronaut.

Earthlapse provides you with a whole different view of our beautiful planet. You’re able to swipe across the screen or just allow the planet to rotate all on its own. Seven stunning views are available, and while you gawk at the blue dot, you’re able to listen to eight relaxing space soundtracks. Earthlapse also doubles as a nice weather station and desktop clock.

Earthlapse is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 199 ratings.

IQ Mission 2 ($0.99 → Free, 53.7 MB): A collection of challenging logic puzzle games. It’s ideal for gamers that enjoy a little variety in their puzzle games.

IQ Mission 2 has not one, not two, but three different types of puzzles to solve in three separate cities. In the first city you travel to, Tikal, you’ll be asked to move a coin between rotating fields in order to get it to its target. When you make your way to Tokyo, you’ll need to jump tokens to get them into their appropriate slots. Your trip to Barcelona will require you to rearrange pieces to form a specific shape. All in all, you will be tasked with solving 96 puzzles.

IQ Mission 2 is available for free today only (10/17). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 71 ratings.

The Little Witch at School ($3.99 → Free, 80.3 MB): An interactive storybook app that’s the prequel to The Witch with No Name. It’s for any family looking to get in the Halloween spirit.

The Little Witch at School is an artful blend of story and game. It tells the story of how the little witch lost her name in the first place. Your child is able to enjoy the story all on their own or follow along with the narrator. As they make their way through the 25 interactive pages, they will be able to participate in six games. Have them keep an eye out for the four hidden challenges to unlock a surprise game.

The Little Witch at School is available for free today only (10/17). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 199 ratings.

iPad:

First Words Book and Kids Puzzles Box: Kids favorite early learning school activities game to develop concentration and problem solving skills through jigsaw puzzles, letter recognition and spelling ($1.99 → Free, 204.2 MB): An interactive education app that will teach your young child phonics, letter names, and spelling through word games and puzzles. It’s absolutely perfect for parents and teachers that want to give their children a head start.

First Words Book and Kids Puzzles Box will keep your child coming back for more thanks to its virtual interactive rooms. Each child can create their own separate profile to track their progress. They will earn stars for making it through 30 animal word activities and 40 shape and frame tray puzzles, which can be used to decorate their room and make it their own. Additional word activities and puzzles are available via in-app purchase.

First Words Book and Kids Puzzles Box: Kids favorite early learning school activities game to develop concentration and problem solving skills through jigsaw puzzles, letter recognition and spelling is available for free today only (10/17). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 137 ratings.

Black Shark HD – Combat Gunship Flight Simulator ($3.99 → Free, 195.3 MB): Hop into the cockpit of a Ka-50 helicopter and roam the skies above Russia in Black Shark. It’s for anyone that enjoys a good flight sim.

This flight sim isn’t just about freely roaming the skies and enjoying the scenery. Your helicopter is equipped with some very advanced weaponry like machine guns, missiles, and rockets. You’re able to utilize this heavy weaponry on combat missions that take place above both land and sea, and you can unleash it upon your foes with just a tap. The game includes a total of 14 missions, two environments, and loads of camera angles.

Black Shark HD – Combat Gunship Flight Simulator is available for free today only (10/17). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 128 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
Black Shark - Combat Gunship Flight Simulator
Black Shark - Combat Gunship Flight Simulator
iTechGen
Free
Clear Notes
Clear Notes
Michael Rubin
Free
Earthlapse
Earthlapse
Jetson Creative LLC
Free
IQ Mission 2
IQ Mission 2
YUMMY Factory Sp. z o.o.
Free
The Little Witch at School
The Little Witch at School
SlimCricket
Free
First Words Book and Kids Puzzles Box: Kids favorite early learning school activities game to develop concentration and problem solving skills through jigsaw puzzles, letter recognition and spelling
First Words Book and Kids Puzzles Box: Kids favorite early learning school activities game to develop concentration and problem solving skills through jigsaw puzzles, letter recognition and spelling
Anlock
Free
Black Shark HD - Combat Gunship Flight Simulator
Black Shark HD - Combat Gunship Flight Simulator
iTechGen

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