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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Checkmate, Teletext Stickies, Essential Oils and More

Today’s Apps Gone Free: Checkmate, Teletext Stickies, Essential Oils and More

App Bargain Bin
August 2, 2017

Play chess by sending messages, start a conversation with animated stickers, and live a happier and healthier life 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:

SmartScan Express: fast PDF scanner ($1.99 → Free, 3.1 MB): Scan and save copies of physical files, receipts, and documents with SmartScan. Everyone from students to business professionals.

SmartScan makes it easy to digitize your life. Take a photo of what you want to capture and allow SmartScan to automatically detect the edges. You can manually adjust the selection if need be. You’re then able to adjust the contrast and color of your scan, and rotate it. Scans are automatically saved to the in-app library. They can be shared as JPEGs, PDFs, or PNGs via email.

SmartScan Express: fast PDF scanner is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 397 ratings.

Universal:

King of Avalon: Dragon Warfare ($1.99 → Free, 182.8 MB): Lift Excalibur and claim the throne in King of Avalon: Dragon Warfare. Get a free daily gift pack today only. It’s normally a $9.99 in-app purchase! Fans of MMOs.

The legend of Camelot lives on in King of Avalon. King Arthur’s death has left the throne vacant. Build the foundation of your empire by trading assets with your alliances and researching new skills. Then battle neighboring factions and other players across the globe. Every kingdom is armed with powerful defenses, hordes of knights, and dragons that can lay waste to anything standing in their way, so you’ll need to coordinate with your allies via real-time chat in order to claim the throne.

King of Avalon: Dragon Warfare is available for free today only (08/02). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 3915 ratings.

Checkmate! ($0.99 → Free, 47.6 MB): Play chess with family and friends through Messages with Checkmate. Anyone who enjoys the thrill of competition.

Checkmate makes it easy to play a game of chess with family and friends. Simply start a conversation with someone, select the Checkmate app, and tap “Start Match.” Tap on any one of your pieces to see their possible moves, and tap on a spot on the board to complete your turn. You can then send the game board to your opponent as a message and wait for a reply. Checkmate allows you to have multiple matches going at the same time across all of your iDevices.

Checkmate! is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 44 ratings.

Essential Oils Reference Guide for doTERRA Oil ($6.99 → Free, 28.1 MB): Live a happier and healthier life with Essential Oils Reference Guide. Anyone interested in alternative medicine.

Essential Oils Reference Guide includes four different sections: Guide, Application, Single Oils, and Oil Blends. Each section includes detailed information to ensure you get the most of out your essential oils. You’re able to browse through categories, search for something specific, add notes, and save your favorites.

Essential Oils Reference Guide for doTERRA Oil is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 11 ratings.

Teletext Stickies ($2.99 → Free, 2.1 MB): Start a conversation with these Teletext stickers. Sticker collectors.

Teletext Stickies are an homage to the long gone medium of teletext. Each of the more than 40 animated stickers have been lovingly crafted pixel-by-pixel. You’ll find funny faces, adorable critters, memes, and holiday items. Just peel and stick.

Teletext Stickies 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
SmartScan Express: fast PDF scanner
SmartScan Express: fast PDF scanner
AMAXIM APPS, INC
Free
King of Avalon: Dragon Warfare
King of Avalon: Dragon Warfare
FunPlus
Free
Checkmate!
Checkmate!
BorderLeap, LLC
Free
Essential Oils Reference Guide for doTERRA Oil
Essential Oils Reference Guide for doTERRA Oil
Endless Loop Apps Inc.
Free
Teletext Stickies
Teletext Stickies
IXEAU UG (haftungsbeschraenkt)

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