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Today’s apps gone free: Block Fortress, WiFi Mouse HD, Monster’s Socks and more

Today’s apps gone free: Block Fortress, WiFi Mouse HD, Monster’s Socks and more

App Bargain Bin
October 29, 2015

Build and defend your fortress, control your computer with your iPad, and help a monster find his socks 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:

WorldCal – World Calendar Country Public Holiday & Culture Event ($0.99 → Free, 35.7 MB): Always be informed of upcoming holidays and cultural events with WorldCal. It’s great for anyone who wants more from their calendar.

WorldCal covers public holidays from 2013 all of the way to 2020. You’re able to toggle countries and add-on calendars on and off, and mark your favorites in order to avoid clutter. You’re also able to simply get a list of all upcoming holidays, or search for something specific. A handy built-in calculator allows you to see how many days are between you and your favorite holiday.

WorldCal – World Calendar Country Public Holiday & Culture Event is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 40 ratings.

Universal:

Data Widget ($1.99 → Free, 3.4 MB): Check your data usage from the Today view or your wrist with Data Widget. It’s for those who are always worried about going over their data cap.

Data Widget is so simple yet so effective. Launch the app, set your data cap, set your start and end date, and record any usage you may already have. Then swipe down to bring up Notification Center and add the widget by tapping the “Edit” button found all the way at the bottom. After that, any time you want to check your current data usage in real-time, just swipe down. You can also now check your usage via Apple Watch.

Data Widget is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 205 ratings.

Block Fortress ($1.99 → Free, 171.6 MB): Build your fortress and defend it until the end in Block Fortress. It’s for fans of the defense genre who also have a soft spot for Minecraft.

In Block Fortress you’re free to build your fortress however you want. All you need to do is make sure those nasty little Goblocks don’t take it down. You can do so by building your fortress up high or making it sprawl loaded with weapons like rocket launchers, shrink rays, and mini-guns. Walls can be fortified with more than 30 types of building blocks, 16 turrets, and support blocks like teleporters, land mines, and spotlights. The game also includes six terrains to conquer, a massive crafting system, and five modes including cooperative and competitive multiplayer.

Block Fortress is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 2274 ratings.

Monster’s Socks ($2.99 → Free, 49.8 MB): Help the monster find his missing socks in Monster’s Socks. It’s a whimsical tale for the whole family to enjoy.

In this delightful interactive storybook you must help a little monster cross streams, seas, and even outer space in order to recover his missing socks. Unlike basically every other interactive storybook, you won’t just be tapping and swiping on objects in the background; you’re actually put in control of the monster himself. The app includes a total of 10 interactive scenes, and music and narration by Bob Schneider.

Monster’s Socks is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 29 ratings.

iPad:

WiFi Mouse HD(Wireless Mouse/Trackpad/Keyboard) ($1.99 → Free, 5.3 MB): Transform your iPad into a wireless mouse, keyboard, and trackpad with WiFi Mouse. It’s great for those who utilize their computers as home media devices.

WiFi Mouse is more than a wireless mouse. It acts as your computer control center. It supports multi-finger gestures, allowing you to swipe and tap with up to four fingers to perform different actions. It’s also a full-screen keyboard with programmable hot keys. Lefties will appreciate the ability to swap buttons on the fly.

WiFi Mouse HD(Wireless Mouse/Trackpad/Keyboard) is available for free today only (10/29). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 17 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
WorldCal - World Calendar Country Public Holiday & Culture Event
WorldCal - World Calendar Country Public Holiday & Culture Event
Cinono Design
Free
Data Widget
Data Widget
Jerry Jee
Free
Block Fortress
Block Fortress
Foursaken Media
Free
Monster's Socks
Monster's Socks
Martin Hughes
Free
WiFi Mouse HD(Wireless Mouse/Trackpad/Keyboard)
WiFi Mouse HD(Wireless Mouse/Trackpad/Keyboard)
shimeng wang

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