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Today’s apps gone free: Wants and Needs, Bogga Vacation, NodeBeat and more

Today’s apps gone free: Wants and Needs, Bogga Vacation, NodeBeat and more

App Bargain Bin
April 24, 2015

Put your life into perspective, send your child on a virtual vacation, and create pulsing sounds 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.

iPhone:

NodeBeat ($1.99 → Free, 8.7 MB): A node-based audio sequencer and generative music app. Everyone from young children to their grandparents will enjoy creating music with NodeBeat.

Drag different nodes all around the screen and connect them to each other to create pulsing sounds. There’s no wrong way to go about it, so just have fun. The app includes a variety of customization options like the ability to add gravity to nodes, adjustable pulse rate and beat sync, and echo volume. It also includes 20 musical scales, a seven octave range, all 12 musical key signatures, and the ability to record and send your tunes via email.

NodeBeat is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 483 ratings.

Places Around ($1.99 → Free, 9.3 MB): Discover businesses and points of interests and learn all about them with Places Around. It’s ideal for frequent travelers who own or have an Apple Watch on the way.

All you need is the sound of your voice to discover new and interesting places nearby. Just speak to Places Around and it will instantly find what you need. You’re also able to browse through 40 predefined categories, search the map, or use keywords. You’re able to save places as favorites for quick access later on, allowing you to plan ahead. You can also receive and share directions and details for each place.

Places Around is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 136 ratings.

The Amazing Type-Writer ($1.99 → Free, 9.5 MB): Record your thoughts on a digital typewriter with The Amazing Type-Writer. It’s the ideal app for anyone who wants to make personalized messages.

It’s quite amazing how lifelike The Amazing Type-Writer is. Just start typing and watch as the realistic ink hits the card stock. It’s quite a treat. You’re able to position the typewriter arm however you wish which creates some unique artistic opportunities, so make sure to play around with it. The app also includes the ability to share your cards and put them on display for the public.

The Amazing Type-Writer is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 125 ratings.

Universal:

Wants and Needs – (Gratitude / Journal / Diary / Notes / List) ($1.99 → Free, 3.7 MB): Organize your personal goals, ambitions, and expressions of gratitude with Wants and Needs. It’s the perfect app for those who want to find out if their lives are in or out of balance.

Your life can be categorized in three ways: Wants, Needs, and Thanks. By categorizing the things in your life, you’re able to put it all into perspective. The app allows you to easily reorder lists by priority, attach photos to entries, and receive weekly reminders. You’re also able to efficiently track your progress with charts and graphs. Wants and Needs includes the ability to share your entries via your favorite social networks, sync data across devices with iCloud, and create entries from Notification Center.

Wants and Needs – (Gratitude / Journal / Diary / Notes / List) is available for free today only (04/24). It has a 5-star rating with a total of 9 ratings.

Bogga Vacation ($3.99 → Free, 17.2 MB): Your child can enjoy a summer trip whenever they feel like it with this interactive entertainment app. It’s ideal for parents who want to stimulate their child’s creative side.

To get their trip started, your child will need to fill their suitcase full of various items. They’ll then be taken on an airplane ride to their vacation destination where they can build sandcastles, go treasure hunting, take snapshots, and juice fruits without a care in the world.

Bogga Vacation is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 37 ratings.

Orderly – Reminders, Tasks & To Do Lists ($0.99 → Free, 15.8 MB): Keep your life in order with this gesture-driven productivity app. Orderly is for AppsGoneFree users who want a more fluid way to manage their tasks.

Orderly is all about prioritizing tasks to ensure you complete the most important ones on time. When creating a task list you’re able to title the group and add as many items as necessary. The menu bar icons at the top allow you to quickly change the background color, text, and font to make the list stand out. A priority level, reminder, and proximity reminder can be attached as well. All of your task lists will appear as little notes on the app’s home screen presented in order of importance.

Orderly – Reminders, Tasks & To Do Lists is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 283 ratings.

iPad:

NodeBeat HD ($2.99 → Free, 8.8 MB): A node-based audio sequencer and generative music app. Everyone from young children to their grandparents will enjoy creating music with NodeBeat.

Drag different nodes all around the screen and connect them to each other to create pulsing sounds. There’s no wrong way to go about it, so just have fun. The app includes a variety of customization options like the ability to add gravity to nodes, adjustable pulse rate and beat sync, and echo volume. It also includes 20 musical scales, a seven octave range, all 12 musical key signatures, and the ability to record and send your tunes via email.

NodeBeat HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 115 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
The Amazing Type-Writer
The Amazing Type-Writer
Doormouse Mfg.
Free
NodeBeat
NodeBeat
AffinityBlue
Free
Places Around
Places Around
Neoappz (Private) Limited
Free
Bogga Vacation
Bogga Vacation
Boggatap
Free
Wants and Needs - (Gratitude / Journal / Diary / Notes / List)
Wants and Needs - (Gratitude / Journal / Diary / Notes / List)
Pixolini, Inc.
Free
Orderly - Reminders, Tasks & To Do Lists
Orderly - Reminders, Tasks & To Do Lists
Tekton Technologies
Free
NodeBeat HD
NodeBeat HD
AffinityBlue

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