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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Runtastic Heart Rate Monitor, Hook, Infinity Blade II and More

Today’s Apps Gone Free: Runtastic Heart Rate Monitor, Hook, Infinity Blade II and More

App Bargain Bin
February 11, 2017

Turn your iDevice into a personal heart rate monitor, create pathways to solve puzzles, and battle evil forces 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:

Runtastic Heart Rate Monitor & Pulse Tracker PRO ($1.99 → Free, 34.2 MB): A fitness app that turns your iDevice into a personal heart rate monitor. Those interested in finding out if their fitness level has improved.

When measuring your heart rate, just place your index finger over your iDevice’s LED flash and camera. The app will display your current BPM in real-time during the test. When the test is complete, you’ll have the chance to record when you measured your heart rate, how you felt, and attach any other details. Results can be shared via Facebook, Twitter, or email. The app also includes a daily reminder option, and history that can be filtered.

Runtastic Heart Rate Monitor & Pulse Tracker PRO is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 2121 ratings.

StockBeat – Track Stocks Financial Data & News ($2.99 → Free, 42.4 MB): Track stock news and data with StockBeat. Anyone involved in trading stocks.

StockBeat aims to be your first and last stop for tracking financial information. You’re able to add and organize all of the stocks you’re invested in or want to follow. StockBeat will then pull in news feeds pertaining to the stocks you follow from sources like Yahoo, Seeking Alpha, Business Insider, and even Twitter. Tap on a stock listing to dig even deeper. The app also includes a lock screen widget, continutity support, and 3D touch support.

StockBeat – Track Stocks Financial Data & News is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.

Universal:

“HOOK” ($0.99 → Free, 73.1 MB): A meditative and calming puzzle game. Puzzle fans who enjoy going at their own pace.

Hook is void of menus, tutorials, timers, and achievements. Just launch the game and enjoy the calming experience. The basic idea is to tap on circles to reel in their lines and create new pathways for the other lines to go. If a line gets hooked on another, you’ll have to start the level over.

“HOOK” is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 852 ratings.

Infinity Blade II ($6.99 → Free, 1.3 GB): Continue your journey as a young warrior battling evil forces in search of the all-powerful Infinity Blade. Fans of the Infinity Blade series.

You’re able to explore new immersive environments with multiple paths to take. Engage enemies and perform attack and defense moves through intuitive gestures. Along your journey you’ll have the chance to forge even more powerful weapons and obtain new armor for your warrior. The game includes gorgeous 3-D graphics powered by the Unreal engine, online asynchronous multiplayer, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Infinity Blade II is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 153377 ratings.

Star Thief ($0.99 → Free, 37.7 MB): Help Melvin find all of the stars and save Sammy in Star Thief. Those who enjoy casual games.

All of the stars have gone missing, including Melvin the moon’s best friend Sammy. It’s up to you to get them all back by tapping and swiping across a colorful landscape. The camera will move ahead on its own. As the stars come into view, you’ll have to tap and swipe in various ways in order to collect the stars. Just watch out for the obstacles that stand in your way. The game includes five worlds, 70 levels, local cooperative play, and Apple Watch support.

Star Thief is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 102 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
Runtastic Heart Rate Monitor & Pulse Tracker PRO
Runtastic Heart Rate Monitor & Pulse Tracker PRO
runtastic
Free
StockBeat - Track Stocks Financial Data & News
StockBeat - Track Stocks Financial Data & News
Eran Kampf
Free
"HOOK"
"HOOK"
Maciej Targoni
Free
Infinity Blade II
Infinity Blade II
Epic Games
Free
Star Thief
Star Thief
Paul Ewers

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