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Today’s apps gone free: WidgeTunes, Star Rover HD, YoWindow and more

Today’s apps gone free: WidgeTunes, Star Rover HD, YoWindow and more

App Bargain Bin
February 21, 2016

Play your tunes from your wrist or the Today view, gaze at the stars, and check the weather 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:

Solitaere ($0.99 → Free, 9.4 MB): Play a hand of cards whenever you have a spare moment with Solitaere. It’s for fans of the Klondike variant.

Although it has a modern twist, this is still the same Klondike you know and love. You’re able to stack descending cards of alternating colors with a tap and drag. Move quickly to climb the leaderboards. The game can be played in both portrait and landscape orientations. It also includes multiple themes to choose from, and full stat tracking.

Solitaere is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 50 ratings.

Universal:

WidgeTunes ($0.99 → Free, 1.0 MB): Choose and play your favorite tunes from within Today view with WidgeTunes. It’s the ideal app for those who have a ton of music stored locally.

WidgeTunes allows you to pick and play your favorite tunes faster than ever before. Swipe to scroll all of the way down to the bottom of the Today view and tap on the “Edit” button to add the WidgeTunes widget. The app will then display all of your playlists and albums. Simply tap any one to play the songs contained within without ever unlocking your iDevice. You’re also able to create a favorites list from within the widget, and control playback via Apple Watch.

WidgeTunes is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 22 ratings.

YoWindow Weather ($2.99 → Free, 42.5 MB): Have a look out the window to see what the conditions are like with this fun weather app. YoWindow is ideal for anyone looking for more than just a list of temperatures from their weather app.

YoWindow is all about watching the weather. You’re presented with a quick look at the current time, temperature, and conditions. Slide your finger from left to right across the screen to scroll time forward and watch as the scene changes to reflect what it’ll be like later on in the day. YoWindow also includes a seven-day forecast and six scenes to choose from.

YoWindow Weather is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1649 ratings.

Animal Math Games for Kids in Pre-K, Kindergarten and 1st Grade Learning Numbers, Counting, Addition and Subtraction Premium ($3.99 → Free, 34.1 MB): Your little ones can join Emma, the great math explorer, on a journey to guide her animal friends home in this educational game. It’s for parents with children in preschool and first grade.

To help each animal make their way home, your child will need to successfully complete a variety of math activities. Math activities range from adding and subtracting to counting and identifying geometric shapes. The app includes a total of 13 adorable animals to help home, and more than 100 activities. It also includes professional narration and instructions, and loads of positive encouragement.

Animal Math Games for Kids in Pre-K, Kindergarten and 1st Grade Learning Numbers, Counting, Addition and Subtraction Premium is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 46 ratings.

iPad:

Star Rover HD – Stargazing and Night Sky Watching ($1.99 → Free, 35.5 MB): An app that turns your iPad into a portable planetarium. It’s ideal for aspiring astronomers.

To search the sky, just hold your iPad up in the air and Star Rover HD will tell you what you’re looking at. The app is able to calculate all objects in the sky in real-time, resulting in moon phases, planet positions, stars, and other objects appearing just the same as the real ones. The app includes 120,000 stars, all 88 constellations, planets and their moons, the ability to manually search the sky, and detailed info for all items.

Star Rover HD – Stargazing and Night Sky Watching is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 482 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
Solitaere
Solitaere
aeliox
Free
WidgeTunes
WidgeTunes
Giorgos Trigonakis
Free
YoWindow Weather
YoWindow Weather
Pavel Repkin
Free
Animal Math Games for Kids in Pre-K, Kindergarten and 1st Grade Learning Numbers, Counting, Addition and Subtraction Premium
Animal Math Games for Kids in Pre-K, Kindergarten and 1st Grade Learning Numbers, Counting, Addition and Subtraction Premium
Eggroll Games LLC
Free
Star Rover HD - Stargazing and Night Sky Watching
Star Rover HD - Stargazing and Night Sky Watching
EEFan Inc.

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