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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Tasker, CarTally, PhotoWidget and More

Today’s Apps Gone Free: Tasker, CarTally, PhotoWidget and More

App Bargain Bin
April 26, 2016

Track your tasks and projects, introduce your child to basic math and science concepts, and put your favorite photo in the Today view 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:

Splashtop 2 Remote Desktop for iPhone & iPod – Personal ($2.99 → Free, 35.5 MB): Access your Mac or PC remotely from your iPhone or iPod touch with this business app. It’s perfect for those who want to operate and utilize computer apps and files on their iDevices.

You must first install the free companion software on your home computer. Splashtop will then be able to automatically discover and connect as long as you’re on the same Wi-Fi network. Once connected, you’ll be able to access and view files on your computer, watch videos, play games, and listen to music remotely.

Splashtop 2 Remote Desktop for iPhone & iPod – Personal is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 2432 ratings.

Universal:

PhotoWidget and Viewer ($0.99 → Free, 2.5 MB): Put your favorite photo in the Today view with PhotoWidget. It can be used in a variety of ways, so it’s for the creative types.

PhotoWidget is further proof there’s an app for everything. It provides you with the ability to place a photo or animated GIF in the Today view in Notification Center. You’re able to select as many photos as you want from your library, and you can have them randomly appear in the view or you can choose one to remain there.

PhotoWidget and Viewer is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 11 ratings.

Star Wars™ Pinball 4 ($1.99 → Free, 69.4 MB): Choose your side and fight to restore balance to the Force in this Star Wars-themed pinball game. It’s for fans of the Star Wars universe.

You’re able to join the Galactic Empire or the Rebel Alliance and battle with your friends for leaderboard dominance. Launch your ball onto the table by pulling back on and releasing your finger from the lightsaber. Tap each side of the screen to control your flippers. The table features multiple camera angles to choose from, and quotes and music pulled right from The Empire Strikes Back. Multiple additional themed tables are available via in-app purchase.

Star Wars™ Pinball 4 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 378 ratings.

Tasker: To Do List | Task Manager ($0.99 → Free, 14.2 MB): Track your projects and complete them in no time with Tasker. It provides an easy way to manage your schedule.

Tasker’s biggest asset is how customizable it is. You’re able to create tasks with colors, tags, and contexts, and categorize them however you wish. Actions allow you to link tasks to contacts, photos, maps, or URLs. Tasks can remain on their own, or they can be dumped into projects. They can also be filtered and prioritized. A Today widget allows you to quickly retrieve your tasks. If you have an Apple Watch, you’re also able to view and add tasks from your wrist.

Tasker: To Do List | Task Manager is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 25 ratings.

CarTally ($2.99 → Free, 59.6 MB): Introduce your child to basic concepts in math and science with CarTally. It’s for children ages four through eight.

CarTally will take your child on a ride from the country to the big city. Along their journey they’ll be required to count, compare, sort, and analyze a variety of cars. Each region will introduce a new and more complex concept for them to tackle, allowing you to see just how well they progress. The app is appropriate for both readers and pre-readers.

CarTally is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 7 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
Splashtop 2 Remote Desktop for iPhone & iPod - Personal
Splashtop 2 Remote Desktop for iPhone & iPod - Personal
Splashtop Inc.
Free
PhotoWidget and Viewer
PhotoWidget and Viewer
tadashi atoji
Free
Star Wars™ Pinball 4
Star Wars™ Pinball 4
ZEN Studios Ltd.
Free
Tasker: To Do List | Task Manager
Tasker: To Do List | Task Manager
Vacata AG
Free
CarTally
CarTally
Kindertally LLC

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