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Today’s apps gone free: Bowling Central, Little Builders, Halftone 2 and more

Today’s apps gone free: Bowling Central, Little Builders, Halftone 2 and more

App Bargain Bin
June 24, 2015

Go bowling in your living room, explore a construction site, and turn your photos into vintage comics 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:

Tabata! Daily 4-Minute Workouts ($1.99 → Free, 13.0 MB): All it takes is four minutes a day to stay fit with this fitness app. It’s ideal for those who want to shed a few pounds without committing a lot of time to it.

Tabata! doesn’t take itself too seriously, but you will get a serious workout. You’re provided with a different set of exercises each day. Your chosen exercises are laid out in list form, and you can review them to ensure you know how to properly perform them before staring the workout. Then follow along with the instructor as you perform each exercise for 20 seconds with 10 second breaks. None of the exercises require equipment, so you can perform them anytime, anywhere. The app also includes the ability to adjust the amount of sets for exercises, and all kinds of achievements to earn.

Tabata! Daily 4-Minute Workouts is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 7 ratings.

Simplique ($1.99 → Free, 9.3 MB): Make beautifully unique iOS 8-inspired lock screen wallpapers with this utility app. Simplique is for anyone that wants to take the hassle out of lining up their lock screen wallpapers.

Simplique is about simplicity. Tap the top portion of the screen to import or take a new photo and use it as the background for your wallpaper. Tap the circle to import or take a new photo and use it as your main subject. The background photo can be blurred to whatever degree you like. You’re able to preview your new lock screen wallpaper before saving it to your library.

Simplique is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 24 ratings.

Universal:

Bowling Central ($2.99 → Free, 67.2 MB): Bowling Central turns your Apple TV into your very own bowling alley. It’s the perfect game for anyone who wants to get up off the couch to play games.

Setup is extremely simple if you have an Apple TV. All you have to do is connect your iDevices and Apple TV to the same network to begin play. Once everything is synced, you’re able to play through the 90 bowling challenges or duel with friends and family locally. Bowling Central allows you to bowl in style with straight, hook, and curve shots. You don’t have to have an Apple TV to enjoy the action, either. The game also supports swipe controls, so you can play it anytime, anywhere on your iPhone or iPad.

Bowling Central is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 55 ratings.

Little Builders – Truck, Crane & Digger for Kids ($2.99 → Free, 83.9 MB): Little Builders offers an entire construction site for your little ones to play in. It’s intended for children ages two through six.

Little Builders allows your child to explore however they like. It offers seven scenes, which contain over 100 interactive objects and surprises. Not only is your child able to interact with objects, they’re also able to assist in the construction of buildings, clean the streets, mix cement to build walls, and paint houses. Like any construction site, things will go wrong in the world of Little Builders, which adds a bit of amusement to each scene.

Little Builders – Truck, Crane & Digger for Kids is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 155 ratings.

Halftone 2 – Comic Book Creator ($1.99 → Free, 57.7 MB): Turn your favorite photos into vintage comics with Halftone 2. It’s great for comic book fans and scrapbookers.

You’re able to choose from 33 different scene layouts. The margin size can be adjusted with a slide, and each page in the scene can include one of more than 30 paper textures. Tap on an empty cell within your layout to bring up the customization dial, which allows you to add and edit photos from your library. Captions and stamps of all shapes and sizes can be placed anywhere on the page. When you’re all finished, your creations can be shared via email, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, and more.

Halftone 2 – Comic Book Creator is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 50 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
Tabata! Daily 4-Minute Workouts
Tabata! Daily 4-Minute Workouts
Pavel Dubov
Free
Simplique
Simplique
William Merritt
Free
Bowling Central
Bowling Central
ROLOCULE GAMES PRIVATE LIMITED
Free
Halftone 2 - Comic Book Creator
Halftone 2 - Comic Book Creator
Juicy Bits
Free
Little Builders - Truck, Crane & Digger for Kids
Little Builders - Truck, Crane & Digger for Kids
Fox and Sheep GmbH

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