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Today’s apps gone free: Earthlapse, Micron, InstaFood and more

Today’s apps gone free: Earthlapse, Micron, InstaFood and more

App Bargain Bin
December 26, 2015

Get a view of the planet from the International Space Station, solve puzzles to create music, and share your food 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:

The Idiot Test 3 ($0.99 → Free, 6.4 MB): Prove that you’re not a total dullard with The Idiot Test 3. It’s for fans of brainteasers.

Based on the popular Flash game by the same name, this brainteaser has you making your way through a series of tasks as quickly as possible. The tasks start out simple enough, requiring you to identify a single shape or color, but by the time you near the end you’ll be performing multiple actions at once. You’re able to share your achievements, or disappointments, via Facebook or Twitter.

The Idiot Test 3 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 28935 ratings.

Screen Candy ($0.99 → Free, 9.0 MB): Create your own sweet wallpaper and lock screen designs with Screen Candy. It’s perfect for those who want to personalize their iDevice.

Screen Candy is all about mixing and matching. Just swipe horizontally across the three separate sections to browse through the custom patterns and illustrations. Double tap on a section to view all patterns and illustrations in a scrollable list or choose an image from your library. Can’t decide on a design? Let Screen Candy choose for you with the randomizer option.

Screen Candy is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 18 ratings.

InstaFood™ PRO ($2.99 → Free, 26.1 MB): Whether you’re a foodie or just someone who enjoys a good dish, InstaFood will help you share the tastiness in style. It’s the perfect photography app for those who like to share.

You must either snap a new photo from within the app or import one from your library. You’re then able to add one of the 38 different food-related skins by swiping across the screen. Skins can be personalized with custom text, and your photos can be spiced up with one of eight filters. Once everything is in place, send your creation off to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

InstaFood™ PRO is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 171 ratings.

Universal:

Mazecraft ($1.99 → Free, 122.2 MB): Build and solve mazes in Mazecraft. It’s for gamers who enjoy constructing worlds from scratch. You know who you are, Minecraft fans.

Mazecraft will torment you and your friends. Start off by designing a character and then jump right into a maze. You’re able to move your character around using a giant directional pad, making it easy to play with just one hand. The ultimate goal is to reach the finish line, but along the way you’ll want to collect prizes and gold. Prizes allow you to level up your character and unlock new features. Gold can be used to build bigger and better mazes. Maze craft includes an unlimited number of mazes since they are crafted by the community and available to download for free.

Mazecraft is available for free today only (12/26). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1119 ratings.

Earthlapse ($0.99 → Free, 506.5 MB): Transform your iDevice into a window aboard the International Space Station with this engaging education app. Earthlapse is great for anyone who has always wanted to be an astronaut.

Earthlapse provides you with a whole different view of our beautiful planet. You’re able to swipe across the screen or just allow the planet to rotate all on its own. Seven stunning views are available, and while you gawk at the blue dot, you’re able to listen to eight relaxing space soundtracks. Earthlapse also doubles as a nice weather station and desktop clock.

Earthlapse is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 221 ratings.

Micron ($0.99 → Free, 52.0 MB): Deflect bullets of energy that fire to the funky beats in this puzzle game. It’s for gamers who want the whole package, so grab some headphones and enjoy.

Bullets of different colors will come flying out of launchers. You must guide them across the levels and into their respective goals using the limited amount of barriers and portals you have available to you. Tap on an open spot on the grid to select it, and then tap the barrier or portal you want to use to place it. Nothing to it! The game includes 51 regular levels and 12 bonus levels.

Micron is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 28 ratings.

iPad:

Synonym Match ($0.99 → Free, 9.6 MB): A memory matching game that focuses on synonyms. It’s ideal for parents and teachers.

Synonym Match is like every other memory matching game you’ve played before, but with a little twist. Instead of matching images, you’re required to match pairs of synonyms. Games can be played with up to four separate players locally. You’re also able to choose from four different board sizes and three difficulty levels.

Synonym Match is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 27 ratings.

Antonym Match ($0.99 → Free, 9.7 MB): A memory matching game that focuses on antonyms. It’s ideal for parents and teachers.

Antonym Match is like every other memory matching game you’ve played before, but with a little twist. Instead of matching images, you’re required to match pairs of antonyms. Games can be played with up to four separate players locally. You’re also able to choose from four different board sizes and three difficulty levels.

Antonym Match is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 16 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
The Idiot Test 3
The Idiot Test 3
Nexx Studio
Free
Screen Candy
Screen Candy
Kevin G Fox
Free
Earthlapse
Earthlapse
Jetson Creative LLC
Free
InstaFood™ PRO
InstaFood™ PRO
byss mobile
Free
Mazecraft
Mazecraft
Liger Games Limited
Free
Micron
Micron
Apparition Games
Free
Synonym Match
Synonym Match
Winning Words LLC
Free
Antonym Match
Antonym Match
Winning Words LLC

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