You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.
Today’s Apps Gone Free: InstaWeather, iComics, MarcoPolo Ocean and More

Today’s Apps Gone Free: InstaWeather, iComics, MarcoPolo Ocean and More

App Bargain Bin
May 7, 2016

Share the weather, manage and read digital comics, and learn about the ocean 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.

Universal:

iComics – The Comic Reader for iPad and iPhone ($1.99 → Free, 14.3 MB): Manage and read all of your digital comics with this entertainment app. It’s ideal for those who have a large collection of DRM-free comics.

You’re able to import comics via iTunes File Sharing or from other apps on your iDevice like Dropbox or Safari. When viewing a comic, you’re able to zoom in, swipe to flip the page, or slide your finger across the bottom of the screen to jump ahead. You can also mark your progress for each comic as unread, in progress, or read. The app supports all major comic formats including ZIP, CBZ, EPUB, RAR, CBR, and PDF.

iComics – The Comic Reader for iPad and iPhone is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 410 ratings.

Wallet Guard ($0.99 → Free, 33.6 MB): Slim down that bulky wallet with this lifestyle app. It’s for those who want a single place to store everything that matters to them.

Wallet Guard allows you to securely store the contents of your wallet, like bank, credit, reward, and ID cards, securely on your iDevice. When adding a card you’re able to snap photos of the front and back, and you can enter all kinds of detailed information as well. Wallet Guard even allows you to create usable barcodes for all your club, loyalty, and reward cards. It also includes the ability to store login information, Touch ID support, Dropbox support, and iCloud integration.

Wallet Guard is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 31 ratings.

Cambush – Spy camera & motion detector for recording surveillance video ($4.99 → Free, 3.0 MB): Find out who has been handling your iDevice when you’re not around with Cambush. It’s for anyone who finds the little things in life entertaining.

Before leaving your iDevice unattended you must choose a resolution, adjust the sensitivity, and set a timer delay for how long you want Cambush to record. Then whenever Cambush detects movement, it will record from either the front- or back-facing camera. There’s even a power saving mode that lets you record undetected with just a black screen. You can also have Cambush activate an alarm when motion is detected or surprise your friends with a Rick Roll.

Cambush – Spy camera & motion detector for recording surveillance video is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 77 ratings.

Rhonna Designs ($1.99 → Free, 72.0 MB): Add a little personality to your photos with this effects app. Rhonna designs is ideal for everyone from graphic designers to those who simply like to share via social networks.

You’re able to import any photo from your library or snap a new one in-app. You can then crop your photo down to focus on your subject. Rhonna Designs includes a dizzying number of custom design and font packs for you to choose from. Each design and font can be customized with different colors, and fine-tuned with varying levels of shadow, outline, and transparency. You’re also able to apply different filters, masks, and frames before sharing your creation via email, Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram.

Rhonna Designs is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 2908 ratings.

Instaweather Pro ($1.99 → Free, 49.9 MB): Add some context to your photos and videos with InstaWeather. It’s the perfect photography app for those who like to share.

It allows you to place the current weather and forecast for your location over the top of your photos and videos. You’re able to capture a new photo or video in-app or import one form your library. Skins can be added by swiping through the vast library, and you can reposition them at either the top or bottom to avoid blocking your subject. Your new creations can be shared via Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter. InstaWeather has more than 80 built-in skins, including dynamic ones that adapt to your day.

Instaweather Pro is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 5933 ratings.

MarcoPolo Weather ($2.99 → Free, 111.3 MB): Explore the fascinating world of weather with MarcoPolo Weather. It’s a total blast for children five and under.

MarcoPolo Weather is all about learning through experimentation. Weather controls allow your child to completely change the atmospheric conditions, and then watch as a new experience unfolds. They’re able to choose from nine conditions, four wind speeds, adjust the temperature, and interact with three wacky characters as they respond to what your child has done. The app also includes the ability to add objects to their scene, and play three different mini-games.

MarcoPolo Weather is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 301 ratings.

MarcoPolo Ocean ($2.99 → Free, 193.6 MB): This highly interactive educational app allows your child to explore and play in the ocean. It’s for parents who want to expose their children to early skills in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

They’re able to explore the ocean all on their own from the shoreline all of the way down to the sea floor. They’re also able to populate the ocean waters with more than 30 different species and interact with them in a wide variety of ways. When they’re done exploring, your child is able to learn about ocean creations through five build-and-play activities.

MarcoPolo Ocean is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 13 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
iComics - The Comic Reader for iPad and iPhone
iComics - The Comic Reader for iPad and iPhone
Tim Oliver
Free
MarcoPolo Ocean
MarcoPolo Ocean
MarcoPolo Learning, Inc.
Free
MarcoPolo Weather
MarcoPolo Weather
MarcoPolo Learning, Inc.
Free
Instaweather Pro
Instaweather Pro
byss mobile
Free
Rhonna Designs
Rhonna Designs
Rhonna Farrer
Free
Cambush - Spy camera & motion detector for recording surveillance video
Cambush - Spy camera & motion detector for recording surveillance video
Verve Lab
Free
Wallet Guard
Wallet Guard
Kevin Boucher

Related articles