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Today’s Apps Gone Free: WeatherWheel, Funnel and Tower of Fortune

Today’s Apps Gone Free: WeatherWheel, Funnel and Tower of Fortune

App Bargain Bin
September 9, 2018

Spin the wheel to see the weather, listen to the news, and fight to save your daughter 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.


Funnel ($2.99 → 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 916 ratings.

Tower of Fortune ($0.99 → Free, 12.7 MB): A retro-style RPG with a nifty slot machine mechanic. Fans of the RPG genre who also enjoy one-button gameplay.

Play as a retired hero who is forced to draw his sword once again when his daughter is taken by an unknown power. Spin the wheel to battle opponents, earn gold, and obtain special items. The game includes 39 different enemies, 37 types of equipment, 39 combat quests, 12 tavern quests, and three different endings.

Tower of Fortune is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 3621 ratings.


WeatherWheel: Alerts, Forecast ($1.99 → Free, 68.8 MB): Spin the wheel to see what the weather will be like with WeatherWheel. Those who want some visual feedback when checking the weather.

This is the most fun you’ll ever have with a weather forecast. Drag your finger across the screen to move through time and watch as not only the weather changes in real-time but also the sunrise, sunset, and moon phases. Tap on the play button in the top right corner to automatically play through a five-day weather forecast narrated by Siri. WeatherWheel also supports multiple locations, alerts, precipitation radar, and imperial and metric units.

WeatherWheel: Alerts, Forecast is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 93 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

Tower of Fortune
Tower of Fortune
Game Stew
WeatherWheel: Alerts, Forecast
WeatherWheel: Alerts, Forecast
Lukas Boehler

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