PowerGuard is able to do a little bit of everything to make you feel safe and secure. It’s able to display your iDevice’s storage space used and remaining, CPU processes, IP addresses, and other hardware information. You’re also able to see how your battery is performing and how you can save some power. PowerGuard is even able to store your private photos behind a wall of protection, and backup your contacts via iCloud or Dropbox. There are even some useful iDevice usage tips to check out.
PowerGuard – Master your iPhone, protect your privacy and security is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1088 ratings.
Will it Rain? gets right to the point. All you have to do is allow it to monitor your location and send you push notifications. You can then see if it will rain today or tomorrow with a crystal clear yes or no. You can set the time you want to receive your notification, and adjust the rain intensity threshold in case you aren’t worried about mere sprinkles. The app also provides you with low and high temperatures for the day.
Will it Rain? Pro – Rain condition and weather forecast alerts and notification is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 14 ratings.
You’re able to choose from more than 2,000 special characters and symbols, which are sorted by category. Just tap on the one you want to use to copy it to your clipboard. If it’s a character or symbol you’re going to be using often, tap and hold to add it to your favorites. The app also includes recent copy history. Symbols can be used as a third-party keyboard in iOS 8 as well.
Symbols — special text characters for the iPhone & iPad is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 32 ratings.
Bronko Blue is moody, atmospheric, and a whole lot of fun. Bronko rides the wind with his umbrella. It’s up to you to guide him up, under, and through obstacles by tapping on the screen. As you progress through the game, Bronko will gain new abilities like the ability to light his way and shoot down angry crows, which will make it a lot easier to collect all of those lost balls of wool!
Bronko Blue, the kitten copter is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 32 ratings.
Phraseboard can store just about anything you want. Simply launch the app and go through each category to add all of your favorite phrases, personal data, and even images and GIFs. Items that you want to keep away from prying eyes can be safely stored within the Secure category, so whenever you try to access it from the keyboard you’ll be required to enter a passcode. Phraseboard also includes the ability to add phrases directly from Notification Center.
Phraseboard Keyboard is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 22 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.