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Today’s apps gone free: VBA Guide For Excel, LiquidSketch, Neato and more

Today’s apps gone free: VBA Guide For Excel, LiquidSketch, Neato and more

November 9, 2014

Learn basic and key functions of Microsoft Excel Visual Basic for Applications with VBA Guide. We also have a sloshy puzzle game, and a very neat note taking app.

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:

Weather Compass Gps+ (Weather, Map, Speedometer, Altimeter, Course) ($1.99 → Free, 7.4 MB): This utility app will help you find your way around. It’s perfect for the outdoor adventurer.

Weather Compass provides you with a ton of location data all in a single place. It features everything you could ever need to get by in the great outdoors including a compass with true and magnetic North, coordinates, speed of travel, altitude, date and time, a hybrid map, a flashlight, and complete weather data.

Weather Compass Gps+ (Weather, Map, Speedometer, Altimeter, Course) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 60 ratings.

Neato – Jot down note and save to Dropbox or Evernote with iOS8 widget ($1.99 → Free, 10.9 MB): Jot down notes right from within Notification Center with Neato. It’s ideal for anyone who needs to take quick and short notes.

As its name alludes, this is one neat note taking app. Launch the app to link your Evernote and Dropbox accounts. Then pull down Notification Center and scroll all of the way down to the bottom of the Today tab. Tap the Edit button to add Neato to Notification Center. You’ll then be able to take notes from within Notification Center and send them off to your favorite services.

Neato – Jot down note and save to Dropbox or Evernote with iOS8 widget is available for free today only (11/09). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 68 ratings.

Universal:

Birthday Board Premium – Anniversary calendar, reminder,countdown for Facebook ($1.99 → Free, 31.1 MB): Birthday Board offers a unique way to remember your friends’ and family members’ birthdays. It’s perfect for busy people with too much on their calendar.

We’re recommending Birthday Board today because of its unique way of presenting and recalling birthdays. You’re able to import birthdays from Facebook or the Contacts app. Swipe right and left across the newly imported birthdays to browse through them month by month. Tap on a birthday badge to view detailed information, and tap and hold to set a new badge style and highlight it. The app also includes birthday countdowns, zodiac signs, and the ability to share birthdays.

Birthday Board Premium – Anniversary calendar, reminder,countdown for Facebook is available for free today only (11/09). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 162 ratings.

VBA Guide For Excel ($0.99 → Free, 4.9 MB): Learn basic and key functions of Excel Visual Basic for Applications with this supremely helpful reference app. It’s perfect for anyone who wants to become more efficient when using Excel.

VBA Guide For Excel will not only save you time, it will also save your sanity. You’re able to browse through its list of 25 guide pages with a swipe. Each page includes a detailed breakdown along with animated images for reference. The app also has more than 35 macro example pages, allowing you to simply copy code and use it for your own projects. Macro examples can be exported via email or Messages, or printed off via AirPrint. VBA Guide For Excel includes a section for storing your own notes, and loads of helpful keyboard shortcuts.

VBA Guide For Excel is available for free today only (11/09). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 47 ratings.

iPad:

The Wee Adventures of Shabu Shabu – Book 1 – The Jade Legend ($4.99 → Free, 208.0 MB): An interactive storybook about a little rabbit inventor who dreams of following in her grandfather’s paw prints. It’s for young readers who enjoy out of this world stories.

This storybook is absolutely loaded with content. Each of its 43 pages offers fun ways to interact with Shabu Shabu’s crazy inventions. You’re able to pull, push, and flip levers to activate animations and reveal hidden scenes. The storybook also contains professional narration, fun sound effects, upbeat music, and a variety of puzzles to solve.

The Wee Adventures of Shabu Shabu – Book 1 – The Jade Legend is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 13 ratings.

LiquidSketch ($0.99 → Free, 46.0 MB): Guide realistic liquid from one area to another in this fantastic puzzle game. It’s for those who enjoy getting interactive with their games.

LiquidSketch is more than a game. It’s interactive art! You’re able to rotate your iPad to pour the liquid, use your fingers to splash it around, or build structures to funnel it through. The game includes six types of challenges, 90 levels, and a sandbox mode where you can really get creative. The sandbox mode also features the ability to share your masterpieces via YouTube.

LiquidSketch is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 17 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:

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  • 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.

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Mentioned apps

Free
Weather Compass Gps+ (Weather, Map, Speedometer, Altimeter, Course)
Weather Compass Gps+ (Weather, Map, Speedometer, Altimeter, Course)
Studeo410
Free
Neato - Jot down note and save to Dropbox or Evernote with iOS8 widget
Neato - Jot down note and save to Dropbox or Evernote with iOS8 widget
Mohammad Khoman
Free
Birthday Board Premium – Anniversary calendar, reminder,countdown for Facebook
Birthday Board Premium – Anniversary calendar, reminder,countdown for Facebook
Superdik B.V.
Free
VBA Guide For Excel
VBA Guide For Excel
michael webb
Free
The Wee Adventures of Shabu Shabu - Book 1 - The Jade Legend
The Wee Adventures of Shabu Shabu - Book 1 - The Jade Legend
Steam Powered Productions
Free
LiquidSketch
LiquidSketch
Tobias Neukom

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