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Today’s Apps Gone Free: MileBug, Magnetic Detector and Tiny Defense

Today’s Apps Gone Free: MileBug, Magnetic Detector and Tiny Defense

App Bargain Bin
September 18, 2018

Track trips and expenses, find magnetic field generating objects, and save an entire planet by setting up strategic defenses 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.


Tiny Defense ($2.99 → Free, 159.7 MB): Save the Minirobots’ beautiful planet by strategically setting up your units in Tiny Defense. Those who enjoy games like Plants vs. Zombies.

Your enemies are everywhere, but there’s hope as long as you have the Minirobots on your side. You can place units almost anywhere in the side view grid, just as long as you place ground units on the ground and air units in the air. Collect energy crystals to expand your army even further and show those machines who really rules Green Planet. The game includes 40 robot types, five environments, 150 levels, 30 mini-games, and achievements via Game Center.

Tiny Defense is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 12731 ratings.

Magnetic Detector PRO ($3.99 → Free, 47.5 MB): Find magnetic field generating objects with Metal Detector. Everyone from do-it-yourselfers to construction workers.

Metal Detector actually works. It may not be a replacement for a professional tool, but it definitely works. Simply hold your iDevice up to any object that creates a magnetic field and Metal Detector will show its strength. The app includes the ability to adjust sensitivity and a microtesla gauge.

Magnetic Detector PRO is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 380 ratings.

MileBug – Mileage Tracker Log ($2.99 → Free, 42.4 MB): Track your trips and related expenses with MileBug. Business owners and anyone else curious about their mileage.

MileBug makes it easy to get the deductions you deserve. Setup is easy. Simply add your businesses, vehicles, and expense categories. A handful of rates are already built into the app, including the IRS tax deduction per mile rate, but you can create your own as well if need be. Once everything is set up, just choose your business and vehicle and be on your way. MileBug’s GPS tracking will capture your trip for you and calculate the totals. Reports can be created for any date range, business, or vehicle and exported as CSV forms.

MileBug – Mileage Tracker Log is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 3890 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.


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 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

Tiny Defense
Tiny Defense
Picsoft Studio
Magnetic Detector PRO
Magnetic Detector PRO
MileBug - Mileage Tracker Log
MileBug - Mileage Tracker Log
Gladrap Studio

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