Pencil-In is here to improve your daily life. It launches directly to a camera capture view, and all you have to do is take a photo of what you want to scan. The app will analyze the photo and pull necessary information including dates, which then can be used to create a new calendar entry, contact, or note. Scans can be manually edited as well before being entered.
Pencil-In is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.
Funnel provides an overview of what’s happening all around the world. You’re able to choose from seven news sources including BBC, NPR, VOA, and CBC. Funnel will then provide you with hourly audio news summaries that can be played in the background. The app is also able to send notifications when new content is available.
Funnel is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 723 ratings.
Basic Calc’s interface is free of distractions and unnecessary functions. Its large keypad area provides ample room for you to make calculations. Basic Calc displays your formulas as they’re crafted, and retains the information in history. On iPhone, swipe down to access history. On iPad, the history will be prominently displayed down the side of the screen. Calculation history can be edited and copied as well.
Basic Calculator Pro is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 105 ratings.
The Particles provides interactive stimulation for the mind. The app will help you discover the five families of subatomic particles: Leptons, Quarks, Bosons, Mesons, and Baryons. From there you can select individual particles. Each particle has a biography page that includes loads of images from particle detectors, explanations on behavior and observation, and detailed information regarding everything from mass and lifetime to decay paths and spin.
The Particles is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 10 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.