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Apps That
Went Free on
2019-11-29

Experiment in the kitchen, check the UV index, and explore the world with today’s collection of apps and games.

Idyoma:Local Language Exchange
iPhone
Idyoma:Local Language Exchange

Idyoma:Local Language Exchange

Idyoma, LLC

Practice foreign languages with Idyoma. Receive the verification badge for free the next two days! The badge on your profile allows you to stand out from the crowd and let other users know that your identity has been verified. You will get tons of messages from great language learning helpers who can help you learn the language you always wanted to learn. Simply go through the signup process and then tap the "You" tab. Then tap on "Become Verified" and then the "Verify" button.

Those who want to connect.

FREE ($4.99) For a limited time FREE ($4.99) For a limited time
Why we picked this?

Idyoma will help you learn a new language through conversation. It connects you with language learners in your area who already speak the language you’re trying to learn and who are interested in learning the language you already know. This mutually benefits both parties, allowing you to speak in each other’s native language. Simply set up a profile by choosing languages you want to learn and those you already speak well, determine proficiency, and start browsing profiles.

You’re interested in learning a new language.

You’re not overly social.

Learn English Listening Master
iPhone
iPad
Learn English Listening Master

Learn English Listening Master

MasterKey Games

Understand English better with English Listening Master. Today only: Unlock the Competent level pack free of charge. Doing so will also disable ads. This pack would normally cost $3.99.

Those learning English as a second language or elderly people with hearing difficulties.

FREE ($3.99) For a limited time FREE ($3.99) For a limited time
Why we picked this?

English Listening Master allows you to improve your English language skills in an entertaining way. Each level requires you to listen to an audio clip and either tap or type the words you’re hearing to form a complete sentence. Incorrect answers will cost you precious seconds and reduce your score, so be fast and efficient. The game also includes online multiplayer.

You want to work on your language skills.

You want to really be challenged. Additional level packs are locked behind a paywall.

Hack RUN
iPhone
iPad
Hack RUN

Hack RUN

i273, LLC

An adventure game that requires you to hack into a mysterious organization’s computer system to uncover their secrets.

Those who have always wanted to be hackers and enjoy text-based games.

FREE ($0.99) For a limited time FREE ($0.99) For a limited time
Why we picked this?

Hack Run is about as old school as you can get. You’re required to use command prompts to dig deeper into the system, and you’ll be rewarded for discovering new information. The game includes more than 50 levels, a list of your achievements, and tips and tricks in case you get stuck.

You’re looking for a clever adventure game. Hack Run is actually a series of text-based games, so once you complete this one, make sure to check out its sequel and prequel.

Games need to have flashy graphics to keep you engaged.

War of Eclipse
iPhone
War of Eclipse

War of Eclipse

Game Stew

Captain your very own air battleship and take the fight to the aliens in this role-playing game.

Fans of retro-style graphics and gameplay.

FREE ($0.99) For a limited time FREE ($0.99) For a limited time
Why we picked this?

War of Eclipse is unabashedly retro. Its pixel art graphics are sharp and its gameplay brutally difficult. You’re able to choose from seven powerful battleships, each of which can be customized in a variety of ways. Blast away all kinds of alien invaders by perfectly timing your shots. The game includes 35 enemy types to take on, random equipment drops, and seven different endings to discover.

You like your retro games to span more than one genre. It beautifully blends timing, role-playing, and adventure elements to offer one unique experience.

You like your graphics in 3D and your gameplay fast and loose.

CityMaps2Go Pro  Offline Maps
iPhone
iPad
CityMaps2Go Pro  Offline Maps

CityMaps2Go Pro Offline Maps

Ulmon GmbH

Download entire city, county, district, and province maps for offline viewing with this navigation app.

World travelers who aren’t able to utilize data while out and about.

$11.99 $11.99
Why we picked this?

CityMaps2Go Pro covers almost the entire globe, so no matter where you are you can be prepared for the adventure ahead. You’re able to browse through maps by country, or you can search for something specific by name. Downloaded maps include the ability to search for specific streets, view points of interest, and bookmark your favorite locations. The app includes thousands of downloadable maps.

You’re an adventurer. Not only can you plan your entire trip, but you can also share it with friends and family.

It’s absolutely vital that the points of interest data is up-to-date.

UVmeter - Check UV Index
iPhone
iPad
UVmeter - Check UV Index

UVmeter - Check UV Index

KYU TAE PARK

Check the UV index before heading outside today with UVmeter.

Anyone who enjoys staying on top of the weather will enjoy this one.

$0.99 $0.99
Why we picked this?

The app is able to provide you with an hourly UV forecast for your current location. The UV index is represented on a color-coded and numbered meter. You’re also able to view the type of protection required to head outside, sunblock information, and the amount of time it will take to burn. All of the information is provided by Weather Underground, so you can be sure it’s accurate and up to date.

You’re worried about your skin.

You never go outside.

Sizzle & Stew
iPhone
iPad
Sizzle & Stew

Sizzle & Stew

Cowly Owl Ltd

Experiment in the kitchen with Sizzle & Stew.

The whole family.

$1.99 $1.99
Why we picked this?

Sizzle & Stew allows you to play with your food in a totally open-ended environment. Grab tasty ingredients from the fridge, pantry, and shelf and get to work. You’re able to utilize a wide variety of kitchen tools and appliances to chop, bake, fry, blend, juice, and mix ingredients however you desire. Then dress up in funky costumes and chow down at the dinner table. You won’t find any intrusive goals or objectives here. Just good messy fun. Sizzle & Stew features a two player split screen mode as well, allowing you to collaborate with a friend or family member.

You need a new form of entertainment for your little ones this holiday season.

You don’t have children to entertain.