Apple’s free app of the week: Mimpi Dreams

By Cody Lee on Jun 30, 2016

Apple on Thursday updated its App of the Week promotion with the game Mimpi Dreams. This means that for the next 7 days, you’ll be able to download the critically-acclaimed puzzle-platformer for free on both iPhone and iPad—a solid savings of $2.

Mimpi is a lazy dog who likes to take naps and dream about being a super hero. Players are tasked with helping him save his friends by solving puzzles and manipulating environmental objects as they work their way through originally-illustrated levels. Read More

 

Drawing app Procreate is free right now within the Apple Store app

By Cody Lee on Jun 29, 2016

Heads up folks, Apple is giving away free copies of the popular Procreate Pocket app. You can find promo codes for the app, which normally retails for $2.99, within the ‘Stores’ section of the Apple Store app on iOS.

For those who aren’t familiar with it, Procreate Pocket is the iPhone version of the award-winning painting app. It uses the same 64-bit Silica engine as its bigger brother, and it includes the same great set of features. Read More

 

Apple’s free app of the week: Give it Up! 2

By Cody Lee on Jun 23, 2016

Apple on Thursday updated its App of the Week promotion with Give It Up! 2. This means that for the next 7 days, you’ll be able to download the popular rhythm-based platformer for free for both iPhone and iPad, saving yourself a buck.

As the title suggests, this is the sequel to the hit game Give It Up, which garnered more than 10m downloads worldwide. In this installment, you’re tasked with helping Bob and his friends navigate a surreal grayscale world full of deadly spikes. Read More

 

T-Mobile offering free 4G data to US customers traveling in Europe this summer

By Christian Zibreg on Jun 23, 2016

Deutsche Telekom-owned carrier T-Mobile USA on Thursday announced a new promotion which gives postpaid customers free unlimited 4G LTE data across all of Europe, except Andora, between July 1 and August 31, 2016. Only postpaid customers who reside in the United States and primary use T-Mobile’s US network are eligible for this promotion. In addition to free data, texting is free and calls are just 20 cents a minute throughout Europe and a host of other destinations. Read More

 

Apple’s free app of the week: TextGrabber

By Cody Lee on Jun 16, 2016

Apple on Thursday updated its App of the Week promotion with the productivity app TextGrabber. This means that for the next 7 days, you’ll be able to download the popular OCR translation app for free on both iPhone and iPad—a solid savings of $5.

For those of you who are unfamiliar with TextGrabber, it easily and quickly scans, translates and saves your chosen text or QR-codes from virtually any printed material. All you have to do is take a picture, and TG handles the rest. Read More

 

Apple’s free app of the week: Drop Flip

By Cody Lee on Jun 9, 2016

Apple on Thursday updated its App of the Week promotion with the game Drop Flip. This means that for the next 7 days, you’ll be able to download the popular physics puzzler for free on both iPhone and iPad—a solid savings of $2.

For those unfamiliar with the title, Drop Flip is a delightful game chock-full of silly physics contraptions. Players must move, flip and manipulate obstacles of every shape and size to force the ball into a bucket. It’s a lot harder than it sounds. Read More

 

Apple’s free app of the week: Sago Mini Road Trip

By Cody Lee on Jun 2, 2016

Apple on Thursday updated its App of the Week promotion with the game Sago Mini Road Trip. This means that for the next 7 days, you’ll be able to download the popular children’s title on both iPhone and iPad for free, a solid savings of $3.

In Sago, kids play as Jinja the cat as they set out on a road trip. There are more than 10 vehicles and 6 destinations to choose from, and no rules or time pressures to worry about. So kids can relax, hit the road and explore at their own pace. Read More

 

Minimal arcade game Octagon goes free as Apple’s App of the Week

By Cody Lee on May 26, 2016

Apple on Thursday updated its App of the Week promotion with the game Octagon. This means that for the next 7 days, you’ll be able to download the popular minimal arcade title on both iPhone and iPad for free, a solid savings of $2.

For those unfamiliar with Octagon, players are trapped inside an 8-sided, constantly-moving tunnel that features gaps and other obstacles. You must jump, dodge and do whatever you can to survive each torturous 60-secound round. Read More

 

Physics puzzler Pull My Tongue goes free as Apple’s App of the Week

By Cody Lee on May 19, 2016

Apple on Thursday updated its App of the Week promotion with the game Pull My Tongue. This means that for the next 7 days, you’ll be able to download the popular physics puzzler for both iPhone and iPad for free—a solid savings of $1.

For those unfamiliar with the title, players are tasked with helping feed popcorn to a hungry chameleon named Greg. You do this by pulling his tongue through a series of fun puzzles that include zappers, spikes, chewing gum and balloons. Read More

 

Action-puzzler King Rabbit goes free as Apple’s App of the Week

By Cody Lee on May 12, 2016

Apple on Thursday updated its App of the Week promotion with the game King Rabbit. This means that for the next 7 days, you’ll be able to download the popular action-puzzler for both iPhone and iPad for free—a modest savings of $1.

For those unfamiliar with the title, King Rabbit is a puzzle-action crossover. Players are tasked with helping King Rabbit rescue his bunny citizens from devious enemies using keys, potions, bombs and other items they find along the way. Read More

 

Camera Plus goes free as Apple’s App of the Week

By Cody Lee on May 5, 2016

Apple on Thursday updated its App of the Week promotion with the app Camera Plus (not to be confused with the popular Camera+). This means that from now through next Thursday, you’ll be able to pick up the photo editing app for free—a solid savings of a buck.

Camera Plus describes itself as the app for “the best macro photos and remote photography.” It features the usual photo app options like filters and effects, but it also has special tools for taking close-up photos, and a feature called AirSnap for taking photos remotely. Read More

 

Dragon Hills goes free as Apple’s App of the Week

By Cody Lee on Apr 28, 2016

Apple on Thursday updated its App of the Week promotion in iTunes with Dragon Hills. This means that from now through next Thursday, you’ll be able to pick up the action-packed adventurer for free—a solid savings of $2.

In Dragon Hills, players take control of a dangerous dragon to help the furious princess on her revenge mission. You’ll slide down the hills jumping into and out of the ground, crashing and destroying everything on your way. Read More

 

Add artistic flair to your photos with Filters, a free Mac app with 30 effects

By Christian Zibreg on Apr 27, 2016

Like the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, the Mac supports third-party extensions inside Apple’s stock Photos app.

This potentially powerful capability makes it simple for Mac owners to touch up their photographs using compatible third-party filters without leaving Photos.

Filters, a new app from California-based MacPhun, boosts your photography with as many as thirty artistic and creative filters.

You can use Filters either as a Photos extension or run the software standalone in case you prefer to edit your images outside of Photos. Read More

 

Readdle’s Calendars 5 slashed to $0 as Apple’s new Free App of the Week

By Christian Zibreg on Apr 21, 2016

Calendars 5, one of the best iOS calendar applications out there with a built-in event and task manager and native Google Calendar sync, has been slashed to zero bucks as Apple’s new Free App of the Week. The $6.99 universal productivity app is now available at no charge on the App Store until next Thursday. This marks the first time Calendars 5 has gone free in years following Readdle’s two-day promotion back in May 2014. Read More

 

Apple selects sci-fi Wild West shooter Space Marshals as its new Free App of the Week

By Christian Zibreg on Apr 14, 2016

Like on any given Thursday, Apple today refreshed the App Store to reflect new software arrivals and promotions.

In addition to highlighting apps whose proceeds will go to the World Wildlife Fund until April 24 through the new ‘Apps for Earth’ section, Apple’s editors have slashed Pixelbite’s award-winning sci-fi action adventure, Space Marshals, as the App Store’s new Free App of the Week.

This universal iPhone, iPod touch and iPad game normally retails for $4.99, so do yourself a favor and save a few bucks by grabbing this great freebie right now. Read More

 

Review: Leaf, a minimalist RSS reader for the Mac

By Christian Zibreg on Apr 11, 2016

Leaf for Mac by Rocky Sand Studio is one of the most elegant and easy to use RSS readers available in the Mac App Store. Selected by Apple as one of its Best New Apps of 2015, this powerful app has gone free for the firs time since its inception, but for the next 24 hours only.

Leaf offers a carefully crafted set of essential features regularly used by average users, but don’t let that fool you—this is a very capable app.

Leaf offers light/dark theme, supports popular syncing and sharing services, has a clutter-free mode, customizable keyboard shortcuts, supports trackpad gestures and notifications and much more.

If I were you, I’d grab Leaf right now before the price goes back up. Read More

 

Cut the Rope: Time Travel goes free as Apple’s App of the Week

By Cody Lee on Apr 7, 2016

Apple on Thursday updated its App of the Week promotion in iTunes with Cut the Rope: Time Travel. This means that from now through next Thursday, you’ll be able to pickup ZeptoLab’s popular puzzler for free for both iPhone and iPad—a solid savings of $2.

For those unfamiliar with the game, Time Travel is one of the many titles in the Cut the Rope physics puzzler franchise. In it, players are against tasked with helping Om Nom collect candy as he journeys back in time to the Middle Ages, Ancient Egypt and more. Read More

 

Creative video app CHOMP goes free as Apple’s App of the Week

By Cody Lee on Mar 31, 2016

Apple on Thursday updated its App of the Week promotion with CHOMP, by Christoph Niemann. This means that from now through next Thursday, you can pick up the popular interactive storybook app for free for both iPhone and iPad—a solid $3 savings.

CHOMP combines playful, humorous, hand-drawn animations with live video, enabling children and adults alike to slip into a variety of comical roles. From a virtuous pianist, to a spaghetti-slurping dog, or a living cuckoo-clock, almost anything is possible! Read More

 

Motorsport Manager is Apple’s new Free App of the Week

By Christian Zibreg on Mar 24, 2016

Right on cue, the App Store was refreshed this morning with new apps and games, revealing Apple’s new Free App of the Week: Motorsport Manager. Created by Christian West and originally released in August 2014, Motorsport Manager makes an immediately striking impression.

Arguably one of the best racing simulations available on the iPhone and iPad, Motorsport Manager is available free of charge until next Thursday, good for a cool $1.99 savings. Read More

 

Infinite Skater, a gorgeous endless runner, has gone free in the App Store

By Christian Zibreg on Mar 24, 2016

Infinite Skater, a drop dead gorgeous endless runner has been slashed to zero bucks temporarily in the App Store. Regularly $2.99, this visually stunning game can now be yours at no charge. Available for the iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and—yes—the fourth-generation Apple TV, Infinite Skater is “a magic adventure like nothing you’ve ever seen” and that’s not just marketing talk. Read More

 
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