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 147 ratings.
Thanks to its intuitive UI, toDo allows you to get your daily workload completed faster than ever before. You’re able to place tasks within separate categories, and complete, delete, and reorder them with simple gestures. The best part is, you can add and complete tasks via the Today menu or your Apple Watch. The app is loaded with customization options in order to suit different lifestyles, and includes a variety of themes to choose from.
toDo+ (Tasks & Reminders, Check list) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 8 ratings.
You get to play as a disgruntled waste collector, and you must transform your humble space garbage truck into a powerful spaceship by salvaging debris from your fallen enemies. You’re able to control your ship’s movements via the left joystick and fire its weapons in any direction with the right. Your ship won’t be easy to control at first or have that much firepower, but you can upgrade it after every round using collected debris. Upgrades can be applied by dragging and dropping new pieces into place, allowing you to completely reshape your ship.
Starborn Anarkist is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 343 ratings.
The little animals of the forest need your child’s help completing a variety of math activities, which range from adding and subtracting to algebraic thinking and place value. The app includes more than 100 activities that adhere to common core standards. It also includes professional narration and instructions, and loads of positive encouragement.
Animal Second Grade Math Games for Kids with Skills is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 9 ratings.
Angry Birds 2 takes the original bird-flinging formula and ups the ante in every possible way. Venture to a new, more visually stunning Piggy Island to rescue those eggs from the scheming pigs. This time around you’re able to select which birds you fling instead of going in order. It adds a new strategic element, allowing you to create massive pig-crushing chain reactions to earn extra birds. Levels are also bigger, with multiple stages to fly through, and you’ll have to take on boss piggies that require everything you have to defeat. If all that wasn’t enough, the Angry Birds have learned a little magic, providing them with special spells to cast in case things get really challenging.
Angry Birds 2 is available for free today only (07/31). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 792 ratings.
The app features a powerful image processor, which optimizes your scans by auto-detecting a document’s edges and removing shadows. You’re also able to manually adjust the crop if need be, apply a filter, or rotate or flip your scan. Then save your scan as a PDF and share it via email, AirDrop iTunes File Sharing, Wi-Fi, or any one of the many cloud storage services.
Pocket Scanner HD – Scan Images to Encrypted Multi-Page PDFs is available for free today only (07/31). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 179 ratings.
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.
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