We love apps that save us time, which is why Shortcuts Keyboard comes highly recommended today. It allows you to create an unlimited amount of your own text-based shortcuts and use them within every app on your iDevice. If you need help figuring out how to install and use Shortcuts Keyboard, there’s a tutorial embedded within the app. Don’t forget, custom keyboards are only supported by iOS 8.
Shortcuts Keyboard is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 5 ratings.
InFocus Pro is really five apps in one: Calendar, checklist, task manager, project manager, and note taker. When creating a project you’re able to attach tasks and notes, and create multiple subfolders. Projects can be prioritized and color-coded for quick reference. Notes can be written out by hand and can include images from your library. Tasks can be categorized and searched. The app also includes a calendar view, text-to-voice, and iTunes File Sharing support. What more could you want?
InFocus Pro – Calendar, To Do, Notes & Projects All-in-One Organizer is available for free today only (12/11). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 636 ratings.
This is the most fun you’ll have with your photos. Pho.to Lab Pro contains more than 530 filters, effects, frames, collage templates, montages, and backgrounds to choose from. The app automatically detects the location of your face, so all you have to do is sit back and watch the magic happen. Most effects include the option to add text. The app also includes multiple cropping options, and the ability to share your creations via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or email.
Pho.to Lab PRO picture editor: collage & pic grid maker! is available for free today only (12/11). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1192 ratings.
Link That Gugl can be enjoyed by just about anyone thanks to its many, many different modes. The basic idea of the game is to link together Gugls of the same color to score them. Depending on the mode you choose you will be asked to create the longest possible chains, move quickly before the time expires, clear out every last Gugl, or create chains of specific colors. Bonuses and power-ups are scattered throughout each board, so try to fit them into your chains. The game also includes a kids mode.
Link that Gugl Pro is available for free today only (12/11). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 63 ratings.
The game has the word “Nightmare” right there in the middle of its name, so you’re obviously in for a major challenge. Your job is to lead a team of unlikely heroes through dungeons filled with traps and enemies in order to try and pay off the village’s debt. Simply swipe to move your team and unleash attacks to keep your enemies at bay. The catch is that your team members move as a group, which can cause some untimely deaths. Strategize and think before you act. Otherwise you won’t last long!
The Nightmare Cooperative is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 31 ratings.
Unlike most educational games, your children will actually ask to play Puzzingo thanks to its fun and vibrant gaming environment. Your child will be provided with a scene and a collection of objects running down the right side of the screen. They must then drag and drop the objects into the appropriate spots within the scene. Visual cues are available, so even the youngest of children can enjoy the puzzles. The app also includes professional voice acting and bonus mini-games after each puzzle is complete.
Kids Puzzles Puzzingo – Learning Puzzle Games for Toddler is available for free today only (12/11). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 2616 ratings.
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.