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Today’s apps gone free: Detective Sherlock Pug, Dinosaur Book, Rhythm Repeat and more

Today’s apps gone free: Detective Sherlock Pug, Dinosaur Book, Rhythm Repeat and more

App Bargain Bin
February 20, 2015

It’s Friday fun day! Enjoy a hidden objects adventure game, play with particles, put together toys, tap to the beat, and explore the world of dinosaurs.

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.

Universal:

Hidden Objects: Detective Sherlock Pug and the Case of the Skindiver ($0.99 → Free, 271.2 MB): Become a comic book detective’s right-hand man in this wacky hidden objects game. It’s for hidden objects fans who are tired of the same old dull scenes.

Detective Sherlock Pug and the Case of the Skindiver is easily the most vibrant and out of this world hidden objects game you’ll find in the App Store. It combines a crazy story about a detective pug who has called upon the city’s superheroes to stop a dangerous villain with comic book inspired hidden objects scenes. Each scene requires you to discover a specific amount of objects in order to move on to the next, but you can do it at your own pace. Hints are available as well, and you can zoom in on the scene using the usual pinch gesture.

Hidden Objects: Detective Sherlock Pug and the Case of the Skindiver is available for free today only (02/20). It has a 5-star rating with a total of 12 ratings.

Atomic Toy ($1.99 → Free, 1.5 MB): Craft new wallpapers for your iDevice or just get lost in the colorful scenes with this entertainment app. It’s for crafty iDevices users in need of some visual stimulation.

Beams of light are constantly moving about the screen. You’re able to interact with them by tapping and dragging your fingers all over the place. You can switch between the five modes and toggle other options on and off in real-time to see how they affect the pattern. The app includes TV-out support, multi-touch support, and the ability to save your favorite patterns to your photo library.

Atomic Toy is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 90 ratings.

Build and Play 3D – Planes Special Edition ($1.99 → Free, 142.6 MB): Keep those restless little hands busy by having them build and play with colorful planes in this entertainment app. It’s great for developing fine motor skills in young children.

Your little builders are going to adore this entertainment app. They’re able to choose from 10 different planes including themed versions for various holidays. Once a plane has been selected it will be broken up into pieces. Your child must drag and drop the pieces into their proper places in order to put it back together. When the plane is complete it will take off through the air and they can try to build another.

Build and Play 3D – Planes Special Edition is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 10 ratings.

Rhythm Repeat ($0.99 → Free, 18.0 MB): A colorful rhythm game that requires you to repeat sequences in the correct order. It’s ideal for those who enjoy games like Guitar Hero and Rock Band.

As the beat is played, colored buttons will pulse and be added to the bottom of the screen. It’s then your turn to repeat the sequence in the proper order before time expires. Miss a note or run out of time and you’ll lose a life. Lose all three and it’s game over. The game includes more than 300 melodies and beats to play, three instruments to choose from, and leaderboards via Game Center.

Rhythm Repeat is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 392 ratings.

iPad:

Dinosaur Book HD: iDinobook ($2.99 → Free, 89.0 MB): Explore the wonderful world of dinosaurs with this education app. It’s not just great for kids. The detailed information makes it the perfect app for anyone who has a passion for dinosaurs.

You’re able to search for specific dinosaurs alphabetically by name, or you can filter your results by the time period they lived in, what they ate, or their size. Each of the over 200 dinosaur cards includes their name, classification, measurements, description, location, and photos. The app also includes an interactive map, and a quiz with three difficulty levels.

Dinosaur Book HD: iDinobook is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 27 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
Hidden Objects: Detective Sherlock Pug and the Case of the Skindiver
Hidden Objects: Detective Sherlock Pug and the Case of the Skindiver
Crisp App Ltd.
Free
Atomic Toy
Atomic Toy
PDJ Apps
Free
Build and Play 3D - Planes Special Edition
Build and Play 3D - Planes Special Edition
Croco Studio
Free
Rhythm Repeat
Rhythm Repeat
Zoltan Lading
Free
Dinosaur Book HD: iDinobook
Dinosaur Book HD: iDinobook
Fourfig Applications S.L.

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