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Today’s apps gone free: BlockBear, Stock Grader, PDF Smart Convert and more

Today’s apps gone free: BlockBear, Stock Grader, PDF Smart Convert and more

App Bargain Bin
December 22, 2015

Block ads and other annoying content, take the emotion out of investing, and convert almost anything into a PDF 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:

Stock Grader ($4.99 → Free, 1.6 MB): Take the emotion out of investing by having Stock Grader analyze your choices. This finance app is ideal for any investor looking for a little extra help.

Stock Grader couldn’t possibly be any easier to use. All you have to do is enter the name or symbol of the company you’re considering investing in, and Stock Grader will analyze all of the data and provide a letter grade. An overall letter grade will help you determine how safe and intelligent your pick is, and you can dig deeper to look at letter grades for profitability, efficiency, liabilities, and valuation.

Stock Grader is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 20 ratings.

Black Shark – Combat Gunship Flight Simulator ($2.99 → Free, 182.5 MB): Hop into the cockpit of a Ka-50 helicopter and roam the skies above Russia in Black Shark. It’s for anyone that enjoys a good flight sim.

This flight sim isn’t just about freely roaming the skies and enjoying the scenery. Your helicopter is equipped with some very advanced weaponry like machine guns, missiles, and rockets. You’re able to utilize this heavy weaponry on combat missions that take place above both land and sea, and you can unleash it upon your foes with just a tap. The game includes a total of 14 missions, two environments, and loads of camera angles.

Black Shark – Combat Gunship Flight Simulator is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 145 ratings.

Universal:

HUEBRIX: A Twisted Puzzle of Space, Time and Color ($1.99 → Free, 27.1 MB): A challenging puzzle game that will test your visual, spatial, and logical senses. It’s for gamers who like to take their time.

At the beginning of each level you’re presented with colored blocks with numbers on them, which indicates their length. Drag them around the screen to fill the entire grid while wiping out their numbers. The game includes two modes, more than 400 levels, a level editor, and the ability to send and receive levels.

HUEBRIX: A Twisted Puzzle of Space, Time and Color is available for free today only (12/22). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 102 ratings.

Talking Carl + ($0.99 → Free, 62.0 MB): The one and only Talking Carl is ready to hang out. Are you? It’s a fantastic app for children.

Carl is an adorable little red creature with an appetite for interaction. You’re able to poke, pinch, tickle, spin, and even strike him with lightning. Just be warned, he’s not overly fond of that last one. Carl’s also a talented musician, as he’s able to play a wide variety of instruments. You’re able to speak into your iDevice’s microphone as well and have Carl repeat what you say in his own unique way.

Talking Carl + is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 3574 ratings.

PDF Smart Convert – PDF all your MS Office, iWork, Web Content, Clipboard and Images ($6.99 → Free, 27.4 MB): Turn almost anything into a PDF with this utility app. It’s a very handy app for business professionals who frequently need content in PDF form.

PDF Smart Convert supports more than 200 different file formats, allowing you to create PDFs from just about anything including clipboard content, web pages, photos, iWork documents, and MS Office documents. You’re even able to scan physical documents with your iDevice’s camera and turn them into PDFs. Your newly created PDFs can be managed and stored within folders, or sent off to your favorite cloud service. You’re also able to move files via email, Wi-Fi, or iTunes File Sharing.

PDF Smart Convert – PDF all your MS Office, iWork, Web Content, Clipboard and Images is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 82 ratings.

BlockBear: Block Ads and Protect Your Privacy With a Bear ($0.99 → Free, 4.4 MB): Block ads and other annoying content with BlockBear. It’s for anyone who wants to make the mobile web better.

BlockBear helps you protect your privacy. All you have to do is launch the app and determine what you want to block. BlockBear allows you to block ads, popups, social buttons, and trackers independently. You’re also able to whitelist your favorite sites to ensure everything appears as intended.

BlockBear: Block Ads and Protect Your Privacy With a Bear is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 11 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
BlockBear: Block Ads and Protect Your Privacy With a Bear
BlockBear: Block Ads and Protect Your Privacy With a Bear
TunnelBear, Inc.
Free
HUEBRIX: A Twisted Puzzle of Space, Time and Color
HUEBRIX: A Twisted Puzzle of Space, Time and Color
Yellow Monkey Studios Pvt. Ltd.
Free
Talking Carl +
Talking Carl +
Tayasui
Free
Stock Grader
Stock Grader
Ben Sender
Free
Black Shark - Combat Gunship Flight Simulator
Black Shark - Combat Gunship Flight Simulator
iTechGen
Free
PDF Smart Convert - PDF all your MS Office, iWork, Web Content, Clipboard and  Images
PDF Smart Convert - PDF all your MS Office, iWork, Web Content, Clipboard and Images
Kdan Mobile Software LTD

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