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Today’s apps gone free: Spark Camera, Chronicle, The Island: Castaway 2 and more

Today’s apps gone free: Spark Camera, Chronicle, The Island: Castaway 2 and more

App Bargain Bin
July 21, 2015

Create amazing home movies, manage your bills, and explore a mysterious island 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:

TWiT ($0.99 → Free, 5.2 MB): Get your tech news anytime, anywhere with TWiT. It’s ideal for tech geeks everywhere.

Access all of what TWiT has to offer including shows from Leo Laporte, Mike Elgan, Sarah Lane, and more. You’re able to stream live video or audio, or archive your favorites for later viewing. Shows can be played in the background and via AirPlay as well. The app includes the ability to chat with other TWiT fans and view an upcoming schedule.

TWiT is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 3134 ratings.

The Island: Castaway 2® (Full) ($4.99 → Free, 262.7 MB): This is the second installment of G5’s fascinating and mysterious simulation game. It’s a blast for those who enjoy exploring and completing puzzling quests.

The Island: Castaway 2 takes place before the original castaways landed on the island. This time around it’s just you that has been stranded on the picturesque island, or at least so you thought. Your task is to unlock its secrets and become the “New Man” of the tribe. You’ll have to learn to fish, harvest, cook, craft arrows, cut trees, and even practice sorcery to survive. The game includes 300 quests to solve, 16 engaging characters to interact with, 28 rarities to collect, and 11 recipes to master.

The Island: Castaway 2® (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 12 ratings.

Universal:

Chronicle – Bill Management & Reminders ($1.99 → Free, 5.8 MB): Manage your bills without breaking a sweat with Chronicle. It’s for those who have trouble keeping track of and paying their bills on time.

Chronicle ensures you’ll never miss another payment again. Go through all of your bills and add them one by one to Chronicle. Each entry can be categorized with an icon, repeated, tagged, and even include a payment URL. You’re also able to attach reminders to each bill. When the time comes to pay your bill, you’ll receive a push notification. Log your payment and go about your day. Chronicle will keep track of all of the payments that have been made. Chronicle includes Apple Watch support, and iCloud and Dropbox support.

Chronicle – Bill Management & Reminders is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 242 ratings.

Spark Camera ($2.99 → Free, 20.3 MB): Create amazing movies in seconds with Spark Camera. It’s for anyone who wants to enhance their videos.

Spark Camera is remarkably easy to use for a video editor. You’re able to record clips by holding your finger on the screen and releasing to stop. Go ahead and capture as many clips as you want. Once you’re finished recording, Spark allows you to add filters, add music, trim and rearrange clips, and even import videos from your camera roll. Your creations can be shared via Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Messages, or AirDrop.

Spark Camera is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 570 ratings.

iPad:

TWiTpad ($0.99 → Free, 32.0 MB): Get your tech news anytime, anywhere with TWiT. It’s ideal for tech geeks everywhere.

Access all of what TWiT has to offer including shows from Leo Laporte, Mike Elgan, Sarah Lane, and more. You’re able to stream live video or audio, or archive your favorites for later viewing. Shows can be played in the background and via AirPlay as well. The app includes the ability to chat with other TWiT fans and view an upcoming schedule.

TWiTpad is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1526 ratings.

The Island: Castaway 2® HD (Full) ($6.99 → Free, 436.1 MB): This is the second installment of G5’s fascinating and mysterious simulation game. It’s a blast for those who enjoy exploring and completing puzzling quests.

The Island: Castaway 2 takes place before the original castaways landed on the island. This time around it’s just you that has been stranded on the picturesque island, or at least so you thought. Your task is to unlock its secrets and become the “New Man” of the tribe. You’ll have to learn to fish, harvest, cook, craft arrows, cut trees, and even practice sorcery to survive. The game includes 300 quests to solve, 16 engaging characters to interact with, 28 rarities to collect, and 11 recipes to master.

The Island: Castaway 2® HD (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 19 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
TWiT
TWiT
ShiftKeySoftware
Free
The Island: Castaway 2®
The Island: Castaway 2®
G5 Entertainment
Free
Spark Camera
Spark Camera
IDEO LP
Free
Chronicle - Bill Management & Reminders
Chronicle - Bill Management & Reminders
LittleFin LLC
Free
TWiTpad
TWiTpad
ShiftKeySoftware
Free
The Island: Castaway 2® HD (Full)
The Island: Castaway 2® HD (Full)
G5 Entertainment

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