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Today’s apps gone free: Pumped BMX 2, Echo Prime, Orby Widgets and more

Today’s apps gone free: Pumped BMX 2, Echo Prime, Orby Widgets and more

App Bargain Bin
May 25, 2015

Perform insane stunts, wipe out alien scum, and view important information and launch apps right from Notification Center 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:

Tracing Pro ($0.99 → Free, 10.0 MB): Track your time spent on activities throughout the day with Tracing. It’s great for everyone from business professionals to students.

Tracing makes it easy to track and analyze your time. Start off by creating separate entries for each of your activities. Then when the time comes to start one, simply swipe left to right. You’re able to have multiple time trackers going at once. At the end of the day you’re able to take a look at the time spent on each activity or get a general overview.

Tracing Pro is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 20 ratings.

SkyWidgets | Location Information Widgets ($0.99 → Free, 1.8 MB): Get all kinds of location information from Notification Center with SkyWidgets. It’s the ideal app for those who like to populate their Notification Center with as much information as possible.

SkyWidgets puts a ridiculous amount of location information right at your fingertips. Before you do anything, launch SkyWidgets and select your preferred units of measurement. Then swipe down on Notification Center and scroll all of the way down to the bottom to add all three data categories. SkyWidgets will show you everything from your current address and barometric pressure to your heading and velocity right in Notification Center. All of the information is updated in real time.

SkyWidgets | Location Information Widgets is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 19 ratings.

Orby Widgets – To Make Notification Center Even More Useful ($0.99 → Free, 11.8 MB): Orby will tell you everything you need to know about your iDevice right from within Notification Center. It’s a useful app for iOS 8 users who want to keep tabs on things like storage space and data usage. It’s also great for quick app launching.

The app now includes 12 different Notification Center widgets: App Launcher, Conversations, Calculator, Memory, CPU, Storage, Battery, Share, Speed Call, Network, Network Addresses, and Runtime. To add any or all of the widgets, simply scroll all of the way down to the bottom of Notification Center and tap on the “Edit” button. You can arrange the widgets however you wish. Some of the widgets include customizable settings and colorful themes.

Orby Widgets – To Make Notification Center Even More Useful is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 55 ratings.

Pumped BMX 2 ($3.99 → Free, 44.7 MB): Ride your bike over monstrous ramps to perform insane stunts in Pumped BMX 2. It’s great for extreme sports fanatics.

You won’t find a more finely tuned BMX game in the entire App Store. Pump your legs to get up to speed and release at just the right time to gain huge air. While soaring through the sky you’re able to perform spins, flips, and other crazy tricks. You’re also able to utilize bars to grind on and perform manuals across objects. Just make sure to go through the tutorial, otherwise you won’t be able to take full advantage of the precise on-screen controls. The game includes 50 levels and 500 challenges.

Pumped BMX 2 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 263 ratings.

Echo Prime ($0.99 → Free, 326.1 MB): Save humanity from an alien menace in Echo Prime. It’s the perfect game for fans of real-time action combat.

Echo Prime is from the creators of Hero Academy and Orcs Must Die, which should give you an idea of what you’re getting in to. You start off with only your trusty blade and blaster in hand. You must fight your way from star to star to uncover the secrets of the multiverse and wipe out the imposing aliens. Navigating the environments is as simple as tapping where you want to go. Tap on your opponents to take aim and fire, and swipe to dodge enemy attacks. The game includes a variety of enemies and environments, loads of powerful upgrades and abilities, and customizable load outs.

Echo Prime is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 157 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
Tracing Pro
Tracing Pro
imTime.com
Free
SkyWidgets | Location Information Widgets
SkyWidgets | Location Information Widgets
Christoph Schulz
Free
Orby Widgets - To Make Notification Center Even More Useful
Orby Widgets - To Make Notification Center Even More Useful
Monis Manzoor
Free
Pumped BMX 2
Pumped BMX 2
Yeah Us!
Free
Echo Prime
Echo Prime
Robot Entertainment

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