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Apps That
Went Free on
2020-05-12

***NEW FEATURE*** We’ve listened to your feedback and have added compatibility information for each app. The minimum iOS requirements can be found just below the app rating and above the last featured data. Learn about the Solar System, get spot specific marine forecasts, and improve vocabulary skills with today’s collection of apps.

Stellar Tour - AR Stargazing
iPhone
iPad
Stellar Tour - AR Stargazing

Stellar Tour - AR Stargazing

Aaron Day

Enjoy a tour of the Solar System with Stellar Tour.

The whole family.

FREE ($2.99) For a limited time FREE ($2.99) For a limited time
Why we picked this?

Stellar Tour isn’t just another star gazing app. It provides fascinating insights into the objects in our Solar System. You’re able to point your device at the night sky to see what’s in view, or you can search for specific stars, exoplanets, galaxies, and other galactic components. Tap on an object to learn about its properties and viewing times. The app also includes interactive models, educational videos, and fun facts.

You’re at all interested in astronomy.

You already have a go-to star gazing app.

3rd Grade Vocabulary Prep
iPhone
iPad
3rd Grade Vocabulary Prep

3rd Grade Vocabulary Prep

Peekaboo Studios LLC

Improve vocabulary skills with 3rd Grade Vocabulary Prep.

Parents and teachers.

$2.99 $2.99
Why we picked this?

3rd Grade Vocabulary Prep will help your child learn new words and their definitions. They’re able to take vocabulary quizzes that feature a word at the top of the screen and four possible definitions at the bottom. Whether they guess right or wrong, your child will be able to see the correct definition along with the word used in an example sentence. 3rd Grade Vocabulary Prep includes hundreds of vocabulary words to learn, and adheres to common core standards for 3rd grade.

You’re interesting in helping your child improve their vocabulary.

Your child isn’t between the ages of eight and 10.

NOAA Marine Forecast & Weather
iPhone
iPad
NOAA Marine Forecast & Weather

NOAA Marine Forecast & Weather

LW Brands, LLC

Receive spot specific marine forecasts with NOAA Marine Forecast & Weather.

Boaters, sailors, fisherman, and anyone else spending time around the water.

$1.99 $1.99
Why we picked this?

NOAA Marine Forecast & Weather provides concise and instantly accessible marine weather data. Simply tap any point on the map to receive a rundown of the current and future conditions. The app provides wind speed, wind gust, sky, and sea data. You’re also able to view hourly tides up to seven days out. NOAA Marine Forecast & Weather covers all of the United States including both coasts, the Great Lakes, Hawaii, Alaska, the Gulf of Mexico, and Puerto Rico.

You require accurate weather data for sport or business.

You’re not fond of water activities.