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Today’s apps gone free: Geekbench 3, 300, The Nutcracker Musical Storybook and more

Today’s apps gone free: Geekbench 3, 300, The Nutcracker Musical Storybook and more

November 29, 2014

We have a collection of apps today that will allow you to relax and calm your nerves. You’ll able to achieve a zen state of mind with 300. Geekbench will help you put any fears to rest about your iDevice. And you can relax with your family and enjoy a classic holiday tale in The Nutcracker Musical Storybook.

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.

Universal:

The Nutcracker Musical Storybook ($2.99 → Free, 84.2 MB): Enjoy everyone’s favorite holiday classic on your iDevice. It’s for those who appreciate a good digital storybook.

The Nutcracker Musical Storybook is an absolute holiday treat and a great way to introduce your family to the timeless classic. It’s loaded with lavish artwork hand-painted by Yoko Tanaka and accompanied by glorious orchestra music. You’re able to tag along with Clara and The Nutcracker Prince as they journey through 25 animated chapters that can be streamed to your TV via AirPlay.

The Nutcracker Musical Storybook is available for free today only (11/29). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 55 ratings.

Tale Tapper ($0.99 → Free, 149.6 MB): Sneak around 3-D environments in an attempt to recover your stolen gold in this adventure game. It’s ideal for gamers who enjoy stealth mechanics.

Play as Paddy and try to work your way through the King’s Castle as quickly as possible to recover the gold that was stolen by The Fool. Paddy isn’t exactly the aggressive type, however, so you’ll have to use your stealth skills to sneak by guards and other scoundrels. You’re even able to utilize environmental objects to create new paths or find new hiding spots. You’re able to guide Paddy around the environments just by dragging your finger where you want him to go. Double-tap to leap to platforms, and put two fingers to the screen to rotate the camera.

Tale Tapper is available for free today only (11/29). It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 20 ratings.

300! | AmbiScience™ :: White Noise, Brainwaves, Relaxing Music and Sound Effects! ($2.99 → Free, 477.3 MB): This is the only sleep and relaxation app you’ll ever need. It’s perfect for those who want to attune their brains to desired states of mind.

The holiday hustle and bustle can make everyone a little tense, which is why we’re recommending 300 today. It will take you on a sonic journey with a combination of ambient music loops, nature sounds, sound hit intervals, and brainwave entrainment effects. All in all you have well over 300 pieces of content to utilize in order to achieve a relaxed state of mind. You’re also able to create your own custom programs, set a timer with fade, and set repeating alarms.

300! | AmbiScience™ :: White Noise, Brainwaves, Relaxing Music and Sound Effects! is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 89 ratings.

Geekbench 3 ($0.99 → Free, 11.7 MB): Find out just how well your iDevice is running with Geekbench 3. It’s for the curious minds or those who have a feeling their iDevice isn’t running at peak performance.

Want to see how your iDevice stacks up against the rest? Perform a Geekbench test and find out. It provides a comprehensive set of benchmarks that accurately measure your iDevice’s processor and memory performance. The test only takes about 30 seconds to perform. You will then be provided with loads of detailed information including how your iDevice compares to other Apple products. You’re also able to upload your results to Geekbench’s website or send them via email.

Geekbench 3 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 93 ratings.

King’s Empire (Deluxe) ($7.99 → Free, 47.6 MB): Get a starter pack for free when you start your empire today. That’s an $8 value! It’s for fans of online strategy games.

Your civilization has been decimated by invaders. Become the leader you were always meant to be and rebuild your empire in this strategy game. To restore your empire to its former glory, you’ll need to build structures, collect new resources, and research and upgrade technologies. Kings Empire features a living, breathing online community full of thousands of players. Make sure to utilize them by enlisting allies to defeat you foes. The game also includes the ability to manage multiple cities, real-time chat, and achievements via Game Center.

King’s Empire (Deluxe) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 5165 ratings.

iPad:

Next! ($0.99 → Free, 6.1 MB): This all-in-one productivity app will help you master your busy life. It’s ideal for everyone from parents to business professionals who need to get a handle on their tasks.

Next! is actually four separate apps in one: A goal tracker, note taker, project manager, and task manager. You’re able to access each different section via a small dial in the bottom right corner of the screen. Each section operates on its own with the ability to tag, categorize, archive, share, and search for entries. You’re also able to view your entire Next! list within Notification Center.

Next! is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 119 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
The Nutcracker Musical Storybook
The Nutcracker Musical Storybook
Ichiban Entertainment Inc.
Free
Tale Tapper
Tale Tapper
The Odyssey Creative Labs
Free
300! | AmbiScience™ :: White Noise, Brainwaves, Relaxing Music and Sound Effects!
300! | AmbiScience™ :: White Noise, Brainwaves, Relaxing Music and Sound Effects!
Tesla Audio Sciences
Free
Geekbench 3
Geekbench 3
Primate Labs Inc.
Free
King's Empire (Deluxe)
King's Empire (Deluxe)
Tap4Fun
Free
Next!
Next!
LefTurn Labs LLC

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