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Today’s apps gone free: Hyper Square, Gradify, Remote Mouse and more

Today’s apps gone free: Hyper Square, Gradify, Remote Mouse and more

App Bargain Bin
June 1, 2015

Get squares into their respective targets as quickly as possible, create awesome custom wallpapers, and control your computer remotely 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:

BGMaker Blurred Photo Wallpapers – Custom Backgrounds for iOS 7 (+Valentine’s Day Patterns) ($0.99 → Free, 2.2 MB): Create your own custom blurred wallpapers with BGMaker. It’s for those who enjoy the iOS 7 and iOS 8 design aesthetic.

You’re able to import any photo from your library or take a new one from within the app. You can then adjust the blur level and alpha overlay strength via sliders. You’re also able to change the color of the alpha overlay. The next step allows you to place one of 16 different patterns over the top of your photo, which can also be adjusted in a variety of ways. Your final creations can be saved to your photo library for use as a wallpaper.

BGMaker Blurred Photo Wallpapers – Custom Backgrounds for iOS 7 (+Valentine’s Day Patterns) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 13 ratings.

Remote Mouse ($1.99 → Free, 9.4 MB): Transform your iPhone into a remote control for your computer with Remote Mouse. It’s ideal for presentations, controlling video playback, and so much more.

You must first download the free companion software from the developer’s website and install it on your Mac or PC. Launch Remote Mouse on your iPhone and tap the start button to instantly connect. You can then use it as you would a normal trackpad! Remote Mouse also includes a full keyboard, an application launcher and switcher, password protection, and loads of customization options. Additional remote options are available via in-app purchase.

Remote Mouse is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 2240 ratings.

Universal:

Gradify – Custom Wallpapers for iOS7 by Pimp your Photos (+Valentine’s Day Wallpaper) ($0.99 → Free, 8.6 MB): Create fantastic wallpapers using your favorite photos with Gradify. It’s for those who want full control over the editing process.

You’re able to import any photo from your library or take a new one from within the app. You’ll then see three interactive circles on the screen: gradient, blur, and pattern. You’re able to drag these circles up, down, left, and right to make your adjustments. It’s super easy to do, and probably the the most fun you’ll have creating wallpapers. You can preview your new wallpaper before saving or sharing it via Twitter, Facebook, or AirDrop.

Gradify – Custom Wallpapers for iOS7 by Pimp your Photos (+Valentine’s Day Wallpaper) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 18 ratings.

Hyper Square ($1.99 → Free, 55.4 MB): Get all of the squares into their respective targets in Hyper Square. It’s for anyone who needs to scratch that twitch game itch.

This is one insanely fast arcade game. I mean, it has the word “hyper” in its name. What did you expect? Hyper Square has you twisting, pinching, and dragging squares in order to get them into their targets as quickly as possible. As you progress, your timer will be reduced to fractions of a second, making it nearly impossible to survive. Hyper Square includes eight unlockable levels, and more than 100 challenges to complete.

Hyper Square is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1235 ratings.

iPad:

BounceBounce ($0.99 → Free, 561.6 KB): Fling balls around the screen and watch what happens with this entertainment app. It’s for the curious minds who enjoy playing around with physics. It’s also great for a classroom setting.

Place your finger over the top of a ball to grab hold of it. You’re able to adjust the size of the ball and its weight by performing common pinch gestures. Then fling it with a swipe and watch how it interacts with the other balls. The app features advanced physics, elastic collisions, vectors, and the ability to adjust the amount of balls on the screen at once.

BounceBounce is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 28 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
BGMaker Blurred Photo Wallpapers - Custom Backgrounds for iOS 7 (+Valentine's Day  Patterns)
BGMaker Blurred Photo Wallpapers - Custom Backgrounds for iOS 7 (+Valentine's Day Patterns)
ThirtyFive Inc.
Free
Gradify - Custom Wallpapers for iOS7 by Pimp your Photos (+Valentine's Day Wallpaper)
Gradify - Custom Wallpapers for iOS7 by Pimp your Photos (+Valentine's Day Wallpaper)
ThirtyFive Inc.
Free
Hyper Square
Hyper Square
TEAM SIGNAL, LLC
Free
Remote Mouse
Remote Mouse
YANG TIAN JIAO
Free
BounceBounce
BounceBounce
Witold Lusnia

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