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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Unlox, Simple Cards and Calendarium

Today’s Apps Gone Free: Unlox, Simple Cards and Calendarium

App Bargain Bin
September 10, 2018

Lock and unlock any Mac remotely, practice sight words, and discover historical events 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.


Calendarium – About this Day ($0.99 → Free, 55.3 MB): Discover historical events and holidays that happened on this day with this reference app. Anyone interested in learning something new each and everyday.

Calendarium helps you live in the present and the past. The top portion of the screen displays today’s date, the week of the year, sunrise and sunset times, and the number of days that have passed and are left in the year. The bottom portion includes all of the historical events and major holidays that occurred on this very day. Tap and hold on an event or holiday to share it via Twitter, Facebook, Messages, or email.

Calendarium – About this Day is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 871 ratings.

Simple Cards – Training Tool ($2.99 → Free, 15.3 MB): Practice sight words with Simple Cards. Parents and teachers with children ages two through 10.

Simple Cards will help build reading confidence through practice and repetition. You’re able to choose from six pre-built word lists: Pre-primer, Primer, First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade, and Fourth Grade. After selecting a list, the first word will appear on the screen. Show your child the word, and if they get it correct, tap to mark it as complete. If they struggle with it, swipe down to add it to the tray for later. You’re also able to create your own custom word lists.

Simple Cards – Training Tool is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 7 ratings.

Unlox ($3.99 → Free, 18.6 MB): Lock and unlock your Mac remotely with Unlox. Those who require an extra layer of security in the workplace.

Unlox works like magic. It’s able to remotely lock and unlock your Mac using Touch ID, your face, a passcode, or Apple Watch. Just make sure to download the free companion software on your Mac and sign in using your admin password. Unlox also features a proximity auto-lock and auto-wake, 3D Touch support, URL schemes, audio controls, and a handy widget that shows currently connected Macs.

Unlox is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 373 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

Calendarium - About this Day
Calendarium - About this Day
Idea Studio
Simple Cards - Training Tool
Simple Cards - Training Tool
Ellie's Games, LLC
Kane Cheshire

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