iCal Widget isn’t a standard calendar app in any way, shape, or form. It taps into your iDevice’s native calendar app in order to populate a Today view widget with everything that’s coming up on your schedule. When you launch the app itself, you’re greeted with ways to customize the look and content of the widget. iCal Widget includes a day timeline, a week timeline, and the ability to scroll through days and weeks.
iCal Widget is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 10 ratings.
It takes mere seconds to record a transaction in DayCost. Just swipe down on the screen, pick a category, enter an amount, and swipe up to record. You’re also able to attach a payment type, photo, and note to your transactions. DayCost allows you to create a budget and view graphical reports to keep your finances in check. It also includes passcode protection, iCloud support, and the ability to create custom categories.
DayCost Pro – Personal Finance, Money Manager, Income, Expense & Budget is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 63 ratings.
Fishing With Grandpa is loaded with activities for your little ones to enjoy. Once they set out on their adventure they’ll get to play underwater games, choose a lure, cast a line, and hook and reel in fish. Grandpa will guide them along the way, so you can just hand off your iDevice and let your child enjoy. The app includes seven educational mini-games, six instructional videos, and loads of positive reinforcement.
Fishing With Grandpa is available for free today only (01/09). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 8 ratings.
Squares is all about not pushing yourself into a corner. The idea is to tap on squares in order to move them on to their matching circles. You’ll have to utilize all of the squares to push others into their appropriate paths. There’s only one solution to each level, so think ahead before tapping. Other gameplay altering mechanics will be added as you progress through the game to make things more challenging. It includes 48 levels and iCloud integration.
Squares: Puzzle Game is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1093 ratings.
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Starseed: Origin is unabashedly retro. Everything from the visuals to the obscene difficulty level hails from gaming’s glory days. You’re able to pilot your ship by placing your finger anywhere on the screen. It’s then up to you to take out all of the enemy ships and asteroids standing in your way before setting your sights on the dreadnoughts. The game rewards you for stringing together combos, so take aim and climb those Game Center leaderboards. Starseed: Origin includes nine ships to unlock, nine chip tunes, and nine dreadnoughts to defeat.
Starseed: Origin is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 15 ratings.
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.