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Today’s apps gone free: Brightstone Mysteries, CarTunes, Photo Journal and more

Today’s apps gone free: Brightstone Mysteries, CarTunes, Photo Journal and more

November 18, 2014

We’re making your life a little clearer and easier with today’s collection of apps. CarTunes will help you take control of your music. You’ll be able to find photos faster with Photo Journal. And Bubble Browser will help you add context to your Evernote 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:

Photo Journal – show photo on map automatically ($2.99 → Free, 5.3 MB): View your photos and where they were taken within a structured timeline with Photo Journal. It’s really great for anyone who takes a lot of photos while traveling.

Photo Journal does a fantastic job of reorganizing your photos into a scrollable timeline. Photos are grouped together based on where and when they were taken, and they are accompanied by a built-in map. Tap on the photos to scroll through them one by one, and tap on the map to bring it into full view and search around. You’re also able to earn achievements based on the places you have taken your photos.

Photo Journal – show photo on map automatically is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 11 ratings.

Brightstone Mysteries: Paranormal Hotel (Full) ($4.99 → Free, 307.4 MB): Unravel the secret of the Templars in this point and click adventure game from G5. It’s for those who yearn for the days of classic adventure gaming.

Brightstone Mysteries successfully weaves together an out of this world story and classic point and click gameplay. Tag along with NYC detective Bridget Brightstone as she heads to France to crack the case of a missing necklace in a haunted castle hotel. You must discover clues, collect items, and unlock the mystery behind the spooky hotel to stop evil from rising from the grave.

Brightstone Mysteries: Paranormal Hotel (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 15 ratings.

Universal:

CarTunes Music Player ($4.99 → Free, 582.3 KB): A beautifully simple gesture-driven music player. It’s absolutely perfect for controlling your tunes in the car.

With CarTunes, it’s all about the swipes. The app puts your album artwork front and center and tucks all other options away in another screen that can be accessed with an upwards swipe. You can tap to play and pause your tunes, swipe left and right to change tracks, hold and swipe vertically to adjust the volume, and even swipe with two fingers to tweet what you’re listening to.

CarTunes Music Player is available for free today only (11/18). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 802 ratings.

Crowman & Wolfboy ($2.99 → Free, 132.3 MB): Help Crowman and Wolfboy escape the life devouring darkness in this platformer. It’s ideal for gamers who enjoy atmospheric platformers with tight controls.

It’s difficult to find mobile games with great gameplay and fantastic art direction, but somehow the developers of Crowman and Wolfboy have packed both into their platformer. The game’s starring characters, Crowman and Wolfboy, run in tandem, and it’s up to you to control all of their movements. You’re able to jump, fly, climb, smash, and change directions with simple swipe controls. Try to collect light orbs to push back the darkness while going on the hunt for the items hidden all around the eerie worlds.

Crowman & Wolfboy is available for free today only (11/18). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 144 ratings.

iPad:

Bubble Browser for Evernote ($4.99 → Free, 57.4 MB): Explore your Evernote notes with Bubble Browser. It’s for anyone who frequently utilizes Evernote.

Evernote can become a cluttered mess full of historical data that no longer has any meaning. Bubble Browser restores meaning to all of that data by providing context in a visual way. The app includes three styles of bubbles, with their size determined by the amount of information within. Tap on a bubble to highlight all others with related information. If you double tap a bubble, the app will group together related bubbles and filter all of your notes. Your notes will all run down the right side of the screen, and you can tap on any one to get a good look at it.

Bubble Browser for Evernote is available for free today only (11/18). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 17 ratings.

Brightstone Mysteries: Paranormal Hotel HD (Full) ($6.99 → Free, 508.3 MB): Unravel the secret of the Templars in this point and click adventure game from G5. It’s for those who yearn for the days of classic adventure gaming.

Brightstone Mysteries successfully weaves together an out of this world story and classic point and click gameplay. Tag along with NYC detective Bridget Brightstone as she heads to France to crack the case of a missing necklace in a haunted castle hotel. You must discover clues, collect items, and unlock the mystery behind the spooky hotel to stop evil from rising from the grave.

Brightstone Mysteries: Paranormal Hotel HD (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 5 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
Photo Journal - show photo on map automatically
Photo Journal - show photo on map automatically
Green Lake Technology Ltd
Free
Brightstone Mysteries: Paranormal Hotel (Full)
Brightstone Mysteries: Paranormal Hotel (Full)
G5 Entertainment
Free
CarTunes Music Player
CarTunes Music Player
Ryan Oksenhorn
Free
Crowman & Wolfboy
Crowman & Wolfboy
Wither Studios, LLC
Free
Bubble Browser for Evernote
Bubble Browser for Evernote
Macoscope sp. z o.o.
Free
Brightstone Mysteries: Paranormal Hotel HD (Full)
Brightstone Mysteries: Paranormal Hotel HD (Full)
G5 Entertainment

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