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Today’s apps gone free: Decide Now, OftenType, Billing Hours and more

Today’s apps gone free: Decide Now, OftenType, Billing Hours and more

January 1, 2015

Start 2015 off right by making good decisions, typing faster, helping your child get a head start, and doing more business with our first AppsGoneFree collection of the New Year.

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:

Billing Hours – Time Tracking and Invoice ($2.99 → Free, 2.4 MB): Track your hours spent on the job and create invoices with Billing Hours. It’s perfect for small business owners and independent contractors.

You work hard enough, so why not make your life a little easier by tracking and billing your clients with Birdsoft’s speedy Billing Hours? It allows you to store all of your clients with as many details as necessary. When the job begins, just choose the appropriate client and clock in as needed. You’re also able to keep track of any items needed for the job. After the completion of the job, Billing Hours is able to generate professional quality invoices from all of your entries. Invoices can be sent out via email or printed via AirPrint.

Billing Hours – Time Tracking and Invoice is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 30 ratings.

OftenType – quick keys for frequently used texts ($1.99 → Free, 7.7 MB): Have quick access to the content you utilize the most with OftenType. It’s the perfect app for iOS 8 users who need access to snippets of content over and over.

OftenType requires a little bit of setting up, but once you’re done, you’ll be happy with the results. You’re able to create an unlimited number of quick keys that contain all of your most used content. Keys can take on different icons to help better distinguish them, and you’re able to add up to four snippets of content per key. When you need a piece of content, simply tap the appropriate key and it will be instantly placed within your document.

OftenType – quick keys for frequently used texts is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.

Ibotta – Better than Coupons ($1.99 → Free, 28.9 MB): Ditch the coupons and get paid cash for what you purchase with Ibotta. It’s ideal for coupon clippers and anyone else who is looking to save money on the things they purchase.

Ibotta ensures you’ll always get the best deal every time you go shopping. Before you head to the store, simply browse through and unlock exclusive rebates for your favorite brands. After you’ve purchased featured products, tap the “Redeem” button to take a picture of your receipt and send it off to Ibotta to verify. Within 48 hours, you’ll have cash placed into your account. Once you’ve earned $10, you can use it on a gift card or cash it out. It’s that easy!

Ibotta – Better than Coupons is and always will be available for free. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 9995 ratings.

Universal:

BrightStart! – ABC Reading and Learning for Preschool and Kindergarten Children by Nemours ($3.99 → Free, 11.6 MB): This educational app will start your child off on their journey to enjoying reading and learning. It’s great for little ones headed into preschool and kindergarten.

Today only: Unlock all of BrightStart’s content free of charge! All you have to do is access a piece of locked content and swipe across the screen left to right with two fingers to confirm your action. BrightStart includes a handful of play packs that feature fun and engaging memory games, matching games, picture puzzles, and read-along books that will help your little one master the alphabet.

BrightStart! – ABC Reading and Learning for Preschool and Kindergarten Children by Nemours is available for free today only (01/01). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 13 ratings.

Decide Now! ($0.99 → Free, 5.5 MB): This handy app helps you come to a decision. It’s ideal for anyone who has a lot of ideas but simply can’t choose one.

Decisions big and small can be tackled with Decide Now. You can create custom idea templates or just utilize the 10 included ones. Then spin the wheel by tapping on the middle and wait to see which idea it lands on. The app includes eight color schemes, and the ability to create an unlimited number of templates.

Decide Now! is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 101 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
Billing Hours - Time Tracking and Invoice
Billing Hours - Time Tracking and Invoice
Birdsoft LLC
Free
OftenType - quick keys for frequently used texts
OftenType - quick keys for frequently used texts
Artem Pochepetsky
Free
Ibotta - Better than Coupons
Ibotta - Better than Coupons
Ibotta, Inc.
Free
BrightStart! - ABC Reading and Learning for Preschool and Kindergarten Children by Nemours
BrightStart! - ABC Reading and Learning for Preschool and Kindergarten Children by Nemours
Playrific, Inc.
Free
Decide Now!
Decide Now!
Catforce Studio

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