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Today’s apps gone free: Special Enquiry Detail, Shoggoth Rising, Scanify and more

Today’s apps gone free: Special Enquiry Detail, Shoggoth Rising, Scanify and more

January 12, 2015

There’s something new for everyone in today’s AppsGoneFree. All but one of our apps and games are being featured for the very first time.

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:

Scanify Plus: multi page document PDF scanner ($2.99 → Free, 6.7 MB): Turn physical documents into digital scans with Scanify. It’s a fantastic tool for business professionals who deal with receipts and signed documents.

Saving time is important to everyone, which is why we’re recommending Scanify today. It helps you make quick work of scanning and sharing physical documents. Scanify allows you to capture multiple pages at a time. You can then allow Scanify to discover the edges of your pages and crop them down automatically, or manually adjust the border. Scans can be stored safely within he app itself, or you can send them off to Dropbox, Google Drive, or Evernote.

Scanify Plus: multi page document PDF scanner is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 5 ratings.

Special Enquiry Detail: Engaged to Kill™ (Full) ($4.99 → Free, 366.5 MB): Investigate a brutal murder and try to bring the killer to justice in this hidden objects adventure game. It’s for casual gamers who enjoy searching for objects at their own pace.

Help detectives Turino and Lamonte discover clues at crime scenes, interrogate suspects, and solve puzzles to find the serial murderer known only as the Engagement Killer. The game includes 44 locations to examine, 22 mini-games, and achievements via Game Center.

Special Enquiry Detail: Engaged to Kill™ (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 193 ratings.

Universal:

Say Play – Voice search songs ($0.99 → Free, 1.6 MB): Listen to any song just by saying its name with Say Play. It’s ideal for fans of streaming radio and those with eclectic tastes.

Have a song on your mind? Just launch Say Play and say its name. Your song of choice will instantly be discovered and played. For more accurate results, you can say the name of a song accompanied by the artist. The app will keep a running list of all of the songs you’ve asked it to play.

Say Play – Voice search songs is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 32 ratings.

Lazy Bird ($2.99 → Free, 31.5 MB): Your child can tag along with Frank, the laziest bird in the flock, as he sets out on his big adventure in this storybook. It’s ideal for parents with children under the age of 10.

Lazy Bird will delight all young readers while teaching them the importance of doing the right thing. The story focuses on a rather lazy and selfish bird. He eventually discovers that caring for himself and others is worth the extra effort. The story can be enjoyed by following along with a narrator, or your child can read it on their own. There’s also an option to record your voice and have it played back. Interactive elements throughout the book will help keep children engaged and flesh out the story.

Lazy Bird is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 32 ratings.

Shoggoth Rising ($0.99 → Free, 100.9 MB): Fight off your enemies while perched atop a lighthouse in this defense game. It’s for fans of arcade games who can appreciate detailed graphics.

This dark and moody game will keep you hooked right from the start. You play as Ned, a man trapped at the top of a lighthouse with all kinds of evil from the sea lurking below. As the creatures begin to make their way up the tower, you must spin the camera around to pick them off one by one. After each wave you’ll have the chance to upgrade your weapons and power-ups. The game includes a story mode with 20 levels, and an endless survival mode so you can compete with friends.

Shoggoth Rising is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.

iPad:

Special Enquiry Detail: Engaged to Kill™ HD (Full) ($6.99 → Free, 778.6 MB): Investigate a brutal murder and try to bring the killer to justice in this hidden objects adventure game. It’s for casual gamers who enjoy searching for objects at their own pace.

Help detectives Turino and Lamonte discover clues at crime scenes, interrogate suspects, and solve puzzles to find the serial murderer known only as the Engagement Killer. The game includes 44 locations to examine, 22 mini-games, and achievements via Game Center.

Special Enquiry Detail: Engaged to Kill™ HD (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 778 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
Shoggoth Rising
Shoggoth Rising
dreipol GmbH
Free
Scanify Plus: multi page document PDF scanner
Scanify Plus: multi page document PDF scanner
Taprr Pty Ltd
Free
Lazy Bird
Lazy Bird
Lazy Bird, Inc.
Free
Special Enquiry Detail: Engaged to Kill™ (Full)
Special Enquiry Detail: Engaged to Kill™ (Full)
G5 Entertainment
Free
Say Play - Voice search songs
Say Play - Voice search songs
Tal Bereznitskey
Free
Special Enquiry Detail: Engaged to Kill™ HD (Full)
Special Enquiry Detail: Engaged to Kill™ HD (Full)
G5 Entertainment

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