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Today’s apps gone free: Convertizo, Geekbench 3, Feed-’Em Fred and more

Today’s apps gone free: Convertizo, Geekbench 3, Feed-’Em Fred and more

App Bargain Bin
March 17, 2015

Convert units in style, find out how well your iDevice is running, and put your child on the path to healthy eating with today’s collection of apps and games.

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:

Geekbench 3 ($0.99 → Free, 11.8 MB): Find out just how well your iDevice is running with Geekbench 3. It’s for the curious minds or those who have a feeling their iDevice isn’t running at peak performance.

Want to see how your iDevice stacks up against the rest? Perform a Geekbench test and find out. It provides a comprehensive set of benchmarks that accurately measure your iDevice’s processor and memory performance. The test only takes about 30 seconds to perform. You will then be provided with loads of detailed information including how your iDevice compares to other Apple products. You’re also able to upload your results to Geekbench’s website or send them via email.

Geekbench 3 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 116 ratings.

Convertizo 2 – Convert Units and Currency in Style – Imperial & Metric – Angle Area Currency Data Energy Flow Length Power Pressure Speed Temperature Time Volume & Weight ($2.99 → Free, 1.2 MB): Convert in style with Convertizo. It’s for anyone that needs to make quick conversions.

Who says conversion apps need to be ugly and dull? Convertizo breaks the mold by offering an icon-based interface that’s not only easy on the eyes but also easy to use. All of its conversion categories are laid out on a single screen. Just tap on the one you want, choose your two units, and enter a value. Units can be flipped with a tap, and you’re able to jump to the next category via a button in the lower right corner of the screen. The app also includes eight themes to choose from, and live currency updates.

Convertizo 2 – Convert Units and Currency in Style – Imperial & Metric – Angle Area Currency Data Energy Flow Length Power Pressure Speed Temperature Time Volume & Weight is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 103 ratings.

Sports Betting™ ($4.99 → Free, 11.7 MB): Ready for March Madness? Get the thrill of sports betting without breaking the bank with this fantasy sports game. All major sports are represented, with upcoming game schedules and live odds. Sports Betting is the app for any sports fan that wants to be more than a spectator.

We’re fond of Sports Betting because you get to start off with $4.99 worth of virtual currency to get your betting started. That’s right, you don’t even have to spend a single penny to show the world you know your sports teams. You’re able to make multiple bets for each game. Once you have put your money where your mouth is, just sit back and wait for the results. Betting history, and daily and weekly coin bonuses are also available.

Sports Betting™ is available for free today only (03/17). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 479 ratings.

Data Usage Pro ($1.99 → Free, 4.1 MB): Avoid nasty overages with Data Usage Pro. It’s perfect for iDevice users with limited data plans.

Data Usage Pro has it all. Start off by entering your data plan limit and billing period. Then just let Data Usage Pro start monitoring your usage. It will provide you with a predictive forecast telling you how close you are to going over and set daily quotas based on that information. Theme colors will change to reflect your current usage status, and you can get a quick glance at how much data you’ve used via the icon badge or the Notification Center widget. The app also includes the ability to create custom counters, and usage history charts.

Data Usage Pro is available for free today only (03/17). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 442 ratings.

iPad:

Feed-’Em Fred (The Chef of Dread) interactive storybook (for iPad) ($0.99 → Free, 87.7 MB): Feed-‘Em Fred is a rhyming storybook with a positive message. It’s ideal for parents who want to establish good eating habits for their child.

This wacky interactive storybook tells the tale of a boy who just won’t eat his fruits and vegetables. At least not until he meets a chef with a rather horrible recipe book. The rhyming story hums along with professional narration, or your child can read all on their own. All 28 pages are loaded with interactive items to discover and animations to activate.

Feed-’Em Fred (The Chef of Dread) interactive storybook (for iPad) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 12 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
Convertizo 2 - Convert Units and Currency in Style - Imperial & Metric - Angle Area Currency Data Energy Flow Length Power Pressure Speed Temperature Time Volume & Weight
Convertizo 2 - Convert Units and Currency in Style - Imperial & Metric - Angle Area Currency Data Energy Flow Length Power Pressure Speed Temperature Time Volume & Weight
Perfect Dimension
Free
Data Usage Pro
Data Usage Pro
oBytes, LLC
Free
Sports Betting™
Sports Betting™
Entertainment Worx
Free
Geekbench 3
Geekbench 3
Primate Labs Inc.
Free
Feed-’Em Fred (The Chef of Dread) interactive storybook (for iPad)
Feed-’Em Fred (The Chef of Dread) interactive storybook (for iPad)
Digital Leaf

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