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Today’s apps gone free: Tesla Wars II, Poetics, Code Blast and more

Today’s apps gone free: Tesla Wars II, Poetics, Code Blast and more

App Bargain Bin
February 14, 2015

Happy Valentine’s Day! Whether you’re enjoying it with a significant other, your family, or a friend, we have a collection of great apps and games that will add to the experience.

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:

Poetics – create, write and share visual poetry ($1.99 → Free, 32.0 MB): Get poetic with your photography this Valentine’s Day with Poetics. It’s perfect for those who want to create some visual poetry.

You’re able to import any photo from your library or take a new one from within the app. You can scale, apply filters, and adjust the parameters of your photo. Then write anything you want on it, whether that’s a poem or a caption. You’re able to add as few or as many words as you want and manipulate them with common gesture controls. Your unique creations can be shared via email, Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram, or Twitter.

Poetics – create, write and share visual poetry is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 68 ratings.

Universal:

Dingle Dangle ($0.99 → Free, 42.5 MB): Play as a friendly pirate and save Dingles from their dangerous habitats in Dingle Dangle. It’s for fans of casual physics-based puzzle games like Cut the Rope.

Dingles are lodged in all kinds of hard to reach places. You must lower your pirate ship’s grappling hook, latch onto them, and pull them to safety as quickly as possible. While pulling them up, you must tilt your iDevice to keep them from ramming into dangerous objects. The game includes three environments, 60 levels, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Dingle Dangle is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 73 ratings.

Tesla Wars – II ($0.99 → Free, 264.5 MB): The followup to the smash hit tower defense game, Tesla Wars. It’s for those who enjoyed the original but want more firepower.

Just like the original, your job is to keep the faceless invaders from reaching your Tesla tower. This time, however, bigger and more powerful weapons are at your disposal including six auxiliary turrets. The main tower still is the most powerful, allowing you to strike down your opponents by tapping and holding your finger on them to send off an electric charge. By completing various goals and ensuring no invader reaches your tower, you’ll be rewarded with cash. The cash can be spent on upgrades and special attacks. The game includes a total of 80 levels, and a survival mode.

Tesla Wars – II is available for free today only (02/14). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 11 ratings.

Wake Alarm Clock ($3.99 → Free, 69.3 MB): Slap, flip, swipe, and shake your sleep away with this innovative alarm clock app. It’s ideal for anyone who has trouble getting out of bed.

Its simple gesture-based UI allows you to quickly set and interact with your alarms. All you have to do is spin the dial to set and swipe down to customize. You’re able to personalize your alarms with 12 exclusive sounds, and set recurring alarms for any day of the week. When it’s time to get up, you can have the app require you to slap or shake to snooze, flip to disable, or swipe to snooze or disable. The app also includes progressive alarm sounds that gradually get louder, the ability to set your alarm with your voice, landscape orientation support, and three levels of shake difficulty.

Wake Alarm Clock is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 707 ratings.

Thunderspace 4K ~ Sleep Relax Meditate in a Thunderstorm with Rain Sounds ($2.99 → Free, 47.6 MB): Unwind to the sights and sounds of a thunderstorm with this revolutionary relaxation app. It’s great for those who find storms relaxing.

Thunderspace utilizes stereoscopic 3-D audio and realistic lightning flashes to create a thunderstorm around you. Put your headphones on and listen as the audio moves back and forth between your ears, and watch as your room is lit up by your iDevice’s LED flash. You’ll want to place your iDevice out of sight so you don’t see the source of the flashes, otherwise you’ll ruin the experience. The app includes a sleep timer, two storms to choose form, and the ability to disable the flash. Additional storms are available via in-app purchase.

Thunderspace 4K ~ Sleep Relax Meditate in a Thunderstorm with Rain Sounds is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1206 ratings.

Potsticker Keyboard: Find & Send Emoji Faster, Organize Emoji Your Way. Create Cool Emoji Phrases. Supports Line, WeChat, iMessage, WhatsApp, and all apps. ($0.99 → Free, 13.9 MB): Send Emoji messages faster than ever before with Potsticker. It’s for iOS 8 users who love using Emoji.

Potsticker is for the Emoji fanatics. It allows you to create groupings of Emoji and access them directly through a custom keyboard. That way all of your favorites are always accessible. Additionally, you can create your own custom combinations of text and Emoji. Each new category can be accessed with a left or right swipe. The keyboard also contains basic controls like the ability to add spaces, returns, and delete characters.

Potsticker Keyboard: Find & Send Emoji Faster, Organize Emoji Your Way. Create Cool Emoji Phrases. Supports Line, WeChat, iMessage, WhatsApp, and all apps. is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 8 ratings.

iPad:

Code Blast ($0.99 → Free, 31.1 MB): Get your child hooked on programming with Code Blast. It’s for parents who want to introduce their children to programming concepts and skills.

Programming is a great skill to learn, so why not teach it to your child at a young age? Code Blast helps introduce concepts like the need for precise and accurate instructions, forward planning, and bug removal through interactive games. It’s also easy for any child to get the hang of since the entire interface is based on dragging and dropping instructions into a path and allowing them to play out. The game includes 36 missions, a custom mode so your child can practice at any time, the ability to create multiple profiles, and a rewarding star system.

Code Blast is available for free today only (02/14). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 5 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
Poetics - create, write and share visual poetry
Poetics - create, write and share visual poetry
Soulincode Inc.
Free
Dingle Dangle
Dingle Dangle
Just Some Games
Free
Tesla Wars - II
Tesla Wars - II
Pavel Tarabrin
Free
Wake Alarm Clock
Wake Alarm Clock
Tiny Hearts Limited
Free
Thunderspace 4K ~ Sleep Relax Meditate in a Thunderstorm with Rain Sounds
Thunderspace 4K ~ Sleep Relax Meditate in a Thunderstorm with Rain Sounds
Franz Bruckhoff
Free
Potsticker Keyboard: Find & Send Emoji Faster, Organize Emoji Your Way. Create Cool Emoji Phrases. Supports Line, WeChat, iMessage, WhatsApp, and all apps.
Potsticker Keyboard: Find & Send Emoji Faster, Organize Emoji Your Way. Create Cool Emoji Phrases. Supports Line, WeChat, iMessage, WhatsApp, and all apps.
Panabee LLC
Free
Code Blast
Code Blast
Matt Rayner

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