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Today’s Apps Gone Free: The Particles, Basic Calculator, Pencil-In and More

Today’s Apps Gone Free: The Particles, Basic Calculator, Pencil-In and More

App Bargain Bin
March 20, 2018

Learn about subatomic particles, focus on your calculations, and scan and enter information with today’s collection of apps.

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:

Pencil-In ($0.99 → Free, 33.0 MB): Scan and enter information with Pencil-In. Students, teachers, and business professionals.

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 ($4.99 → Free, 24.0 MB): Find out what’s going on in the world with Funnel. Those who are short on time.

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.

Universal:

Basic Calculator Pro ($1.99 → Free, 23.9 MB): Focus on your calculations with Basic Calc. Those who don’t have a go-to iPad calculator app.

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.

iPad:

The Particles ($2.99 → Free, 157.1 MB): Learn about the wonderful world of subatomic particles and particle physics with The Particles. Anyone interested in science!

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.

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
Pencil-In
Pencil-In
kyle guin
Free
Funnel
Funnel
Mathias Nilles
Free
Basic Calculator Pro
Basic Calculator Pro
SuperDG Inc.
Free
The Particles
The Particles
Science Photo Library Ltd.

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