Cycles will motivate you to reach your goals no matter how simple or complex. It works for everything from remembering to hydrate to quitting smoking. Simply name your habit or choose from a list of suggestions, and decide how many checkpoints you need and how often you want to repeat the habit. Every time you complete a checkpoint, swipe left to right to partially fill the circle. The app also includes the ability to temporarily mute habits, motivational notifications, and Apple Watch support.
Cycles – Daily habit creator is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 5 ratings.
Ginkgo Dino is part game, part encyclopedia. You’re able to guide a cute character named Gingko by tapping where you want him to go. As you explore, you’ll come across twinkling stars that can be tapped on to activate short stories and animations. You’ll find 10 characters in total to meet. The encyclopedia portion of Ginkgo Dino includes interactive content created and edited by scientists. The text is fully narrated, so you can choose to follow along instead if you wish.
Ginkgo Dino: Dinosaurs World Game for Children is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 9 ratings.
AR Synth Music will help you put on a show. First, grab a crisp dollar bill from your wallet and place it on a hard surface. Then hold or place your iPhone about eight inches away from the dollar bill in landscape orientation. You’ll see virtual buttons appear all over the dollar bill. Simply tap and slide to play. The app has seven programmed sounds, a synthesizer, and eight keys.
AR Synth Music is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 10 ratings.
The little animals of the forest need your child’s help completing a variety of math activities, which range from adding and subtracting to algebraic thinking and place value. The app includes more than 100 activities that adhere to common core standards. It also includes professional narration and instructions, and loads of positive encouragement.
Animal Math Second Grade Math Games for Kids Math is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 56 ratings.
Beams of light are constantly moving about the screen. You’re able to interact with them by tapping and dragging your fingers all over the place. You can switch between the five modes and toggle other options on and off in real-time to see how they affect the pattern. The app includes TV-out support, multi-touch support, and the ability to save your favorite patterns to your photo library.
Atomic Toy is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 831 ratings.
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.