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Today’s apps gone free: Net Status, Coloring Clock, Drop the Chicken 2 and more

Today’s apps gone free: Net Status, Coloring Clock, Drop the Chicken 2 and more

App Bargain Bin
October 13, 2015

Keep tabs on your hosts and routers, check the time, and help Chuck save his girlfriend 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.

Universal:

Coloring Clock ($0.99 → Free, 6.8 MB): Create your own colorful clock with this utility app. It’s ideal for those who like to utilize their iDevice as a desktop or bedside clock.

Coloring Clock allows you to show off your sense of style. Give the main screen a left to right swipe to pull out the color panel. You’re able to choose from a huge selection of colors and gradients, or you can craft your own combination using RGB color codes. Swipe right to left to reveal additional options like the ability to switch the color mode, share your color combinations, and change the display content. The app also includes iCloud support, allowing you to sync your combinations across all of your iDevices.

Coloring Clock is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 78 ratings.

Drop The Chicken 2 ($0.99 → Free, 361.7 MB): Chuck the Chicken is back and ready to go pool diving again in Drop The Chicken 2. It’s for fans of physics puzzlers who have enjoyed games like Cut the Rope.

Chuck has been captured by an evil monkey ring master. To escape from the circus, you must help Chuck perform pool diving tricks while catching bugs along the way. While Chuck is on his platform, you’re required to move a wide variety of objects to ensure he safely lands in the pool. When you believe you have everything just right, flip the switch and see how he performs. The game includes 100 puzzles, five bonus levels, and in-game helping hands.

Drop The Chicken 2 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 22 ratings.

Nice Trace – traceroute ($1.99 → Free, 4.6 MB): This network utility app allows you to trace the route to a host to discover any possible bottlenecks. It’s for network administrators.

Nice Trace allows you to view a wealth of information including IP address, country origin, percentage of packets lost, average packet round trip time, and reverse hostname. You can also share your results via email.

Nice Trace – traceroute is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 873 ratings.

Deep Whois ($0.99 → Free, 4.6 MB): Search public WHOIS databases for hostnames, domains, IDNs, IP addresses, IP networks, and ASNs with this utility app. It’s for network administrators and anyone else interested in securing local networks.

It keeps track of your result history for all lookups, and allows you to share it via email. The app works over Wi-Fi, 3G, EDGE, and GPRS.

Deep Whois is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 385 ratings.

Net Status – remote server monitor ($3.99 → Free, 2.6 MB): Keep track of what’s happening with your hosts, routers, and other network devices connected to the web or LAN with this utility app. It’s for network administrators and anyone else interested in securing local networks.

Net Status automatically scans for running services, and allows you to email the results. You can also manually ping hosts. The app works over Wi-Fi, 3G, EDGE, and GPRS.

Net Status – remote server monitor is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1084 ratings.

RBL Status ($1.99 → Free, 1.5 MB): Check your hosts against multiple DNS black hole lists with this utility app. It’s for network administrators.

RBL Status is the only multi-DNSBL checker app for iOS. It allows you to quickly determine which RBLs are currently listing hosts from your monitoring list. You’re also able to share your check results via email. The app works over Wi-Fi, 3G, EDGE, and GPRS.

RBL Status is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 74 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
Coloring Clock
Coloring Clock
KIM KYUNG MIN
Free
Drop The Chicken 2
Drop The Chicken 2
AppInTheBox
Free
Nice Trace - traceroute
Nice Trace - traceroute
Pavel Ahafonau
Free
Deep Whois
Deep Whois
Pavel Ahafonau
Free
Net Status - remote server monitor
Net Status - remote server monitor
Pavel Ahafonau
Free
RBL Status
RBL Status
Pavel Ahafonau

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