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Today’s apps gone free: Frozen Synapse, Sticky Notes, BounceBounce and more

Today’s apps gone free: Frozen Synapse, Sticky Notes, BounceBounce and more

App Bargain Bin
February 19, 2015

Plan and strategize with today’s collection of apps and games. You can plan your trip through the store with Groceries, or you can map out your tasks with Sticky Notes HD. Predict your opponent’s movements and create the perfect strategy to come out on top in Frozen Synapse.

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:

Groceries – Smart Shopping List – create, edit and share your grocery lists and recipes ($0.99 → Free, 3.5 MB): Improve your shopping experience with this productivity app. It’s for those who want to go digital with their grocery shopping lists.

You’re able to create and save multiple shopping lists. The app features a built-in self-learning database, so all you have to do is start typing and suggestions will show up. Tap on a suggestion to select it and then enter an amount. When searching for items, you’re also able to sort them alphabetically, by category, or by most used. Items can be reorganized, edited, noted, and arranged by store department as well. To mark an item off your list while shopping, just swipe across it. The app also includes the ability to edit categories and disable screen lock.

Groceries – Smart Shopping List – create, edit and share your grocery lists and recipes is available for free today only (02/19). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 60 ratings.

Frozen Synapse ($2.99 → Free, 259.2 MB): Plan your moves wisely to lay waste to your opponents in this multi-award-winning tactical game. It’s for competitive gamers who enjoy turn-based gameplay.

Frozen Synapse was originally designed and released for desktop computers. Somehow, someway the developers were able to cram all of its strategy goodness into a competent mobile package. The game has you giving specific orders to all of your in an attempt to be the last one standing. You can test out your moves before committing to them. Then tap the “Prime” button and watch the action all play out. You’re able to hone your skills with 55 different missions in the single player campaign. Once you’ve gotten the hang of things, move on to the competitive multiplayer modes.

Frozen Synapse is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 27 ratings.

Universal:

Sticky Notes HD ($0.99 → Free, 1.2 MB): Keep track of all of your important ideas and events with this colorful productivity app. It’s great for remembering everything that matters to you.

Sticky Notes HD can be used for just about anything. It allows you to create an unlimited number of sticky notes. Each note can include a title, endless amounts of content, priority level, and alarm. You’re also able to highlight them with one of 20 colors. All of the notes on the main screen can be sorted alphabetically or by priority level, and you can even choose to hide specific colors. The app also includes the ability to adjust the size of your notes, iCloud support, the ability to snap a screenshot, and an optional widget in Notification Center.

Sticky Notes HD is available for free today only (02/19). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 942 ratings.

Geography Puzzles and Learning Games for Children by Geo Toys ($2.99 → Free, 5.4 MB): Your child can explore the entire world with Geography Puzzles and Learning Games. It’s for parents and teachers who want to build up their children’s cognitive and problem solving skills.

Today only: Unlock all of Geography Puzzles and Learning Games’ content free of charge! All you have to do is tap on a locked piece of content, and then confirm your action with a two-finger swipe. You’ll then gain access to more than 36 activities including matching games, puzzle games, coloring activities, jigsaw puzzles, and interactive photo galleries.

Geography Puzzles and Learning Games for Children by Geo Toys is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 23 ratings.

iPad:

BounceBounce ($0.99 → Free, 561.7 KB): Fling balls around the screen and watch what happens with this entertainment app. It’s for the curious minds who enjoy playing around with physics.

Place your finger over the top of a ball to grab hold of it. You’re able to adjust the size of the ball and its weight by performing common pinch gestures. Then fling it with a swipe and watch how it interacts with the other balls. The app features advanced physics, elastic collisions, vectors, and the ability to adjust the amount of balls on the screen at once.

BounceBounce is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 16 ratings.

SMART Adventures Mission Math ($4.99 → Free, 123.4 MB): Astronauts need your child’s help repairing their space station in this entertaining educational game. It’s aimed at young girls who are interested in math and science.

The Science Math and Radical Technology Agency, or S.M.A.R.T., needs your child’s help! The space station has been sabotaged, so your child needs to use their math skills to get it back into working order and discover who’s behind it all. Your child will be guided through mini-games focused on different skills, each of which has three levels of difficulty. The game is based on various standards including the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Principles and Standards for School Mathematics and the Virginia Standards of Learning.

SMART Adventures Mission Math is available for free today only (02/19). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 18 ratings.

Frozen Synapse ($9.99 → Free, 204.1 MB): Plan your moves wisely to lay waste to your opponents in this multi-award-winning tactical game. It’s for competitive gamers who enjoy turn-based gameplay.

Frozen Synapse was originally designed and released for desktop computers. Somehow, someway the developers were able to cram all of its strategy goodness into a competent mobile package. The game has you giving specific orders to all of your in an attempt to be the last one standing. You can test out your moves before committing to them. Then tap the “Prime” button and watch the action all play out. You’re able to hone your skills with 55 different missions in the single player campaign. Once you’ve gotten the hang of things, move on to the competitive multiplayer modes.

Frozen Synapse is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 394 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:

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  • 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.
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Mentioned apps

Free
Groceries - Smart Shopping List - create, edit and share your grocery lists and recipes
Groceries - Smart Shopping List - create, edit and share your grocery lists and recipes
Itzik Adler
Free
Frozen Synapse
Frozen Synapse
Mode 7
Free
Sticky Notes HD
Sticky Notes HD
Thomas Tsopanakis
Free
Geography Puzzles and Learning Games for Children by Geo Toys
Geography Puzzles and Learning Games for Children by Geo Toys
Playrific, Inc.
Free
BounceBounce
BounceBounce
Witold Lusnia
Free
SMART Adventures Mission Math
SMART Adventures Mission Math
Kata Enterprises, Inc.
Free
Frozen Synapse
Frozen Synapse
Mode 7

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