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It’s WWDC 2016 day! It’s WWDC 2016 day! Sure, Apple’s big event is the talk of the town today and all eyes are on iOS 10, macOS, Siri and all the other big announcements Apple has in store for us, but there’s more to life than just Apple events. For example, there are opportunities to fill your iOS device with all the hot paid iPhone and iPad app on sale for free that we point out in our daily posts.

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These are paid iPhone and iPad apps that have been made available for free for a limited time by their developers. There is no way to tell how long they will be free. These sales could end an hour from now or a week from now — obviously, the only thing we can guarantee is that they were free at the time this post was written. If you click on a link and see a price listed next to an app instead of the word “get,” it is no longer free. The sale has ended. If you download the app, you will be charged.


Normally $1.99.

Giflay is Best GIF viewer.

View all the GIFs saved in your photo albums.

You can only see the scene your favorite.

Create an album to organize the GIF images.

— The best way to save GIF? —
— Save GIF on Safari —

Main functions of Giflay

– GIF play & zoom
– Create albums
– Passcode Lock (each album)
– Passcode with Touch ID (iOS 8)
– Frame view
– GIF Speed Control (0.2x ~ 4.0x)
– Receive GIFs from PC over Wi-Fi

– 3D Touch : Quick Action
– 3D Touch : Peek & Pop ( + Preview Actions)
– Added Live Photo Viewer (iOS 9.1)
– Export video and photo in a Live Photo (iOS 9.1)
– Convert Live Photo to GIF (iOS 9.1)

– Delete GIF images in iOS Photos (iOS 8)
– Share GIFs on Twitter(with message)
– 8 Tint Colors & Dark, Light Themes
– Open in other Apps
– Support for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus
– Universal for iPhone and iPad

Download Giflay


Normally $0.99.

Ever wanted to take a photo or video without being spotted? CovertCam does exactly this!

Take photos or videos with a single touch anywhere on the screen. No nonsense, no gimmicks…..just stealthy photos and videos on a black screen!

CovertCam v3.1.1 features:
– Integrated directly to photo and video library (camera roll)
– Single finger tap anywhere on screen for photo or video
– Swipe left/right for front/back cameras
– New Shake Mode (IAP). Shake the device to take a photo after x seconds
– New Burst Mode (IAP). Takes a photo automatically every x seconds
– Inconspicuous indicator for recordings (red dot)

– Single tap to take a photo
– Double tap to start/stop video recording
– Swipe left to switch to front camera
– Swipe right to switch to back camera
– Swipe up to turn preview window on
– Swipe down to turn preview window off
– Single tap and hold to go to settings page
– Tap two fingers cancels all current recordings and/or burst photo capture timers

Download CovertCam


Normally $0.99.

What’s different about QuickStar app…
QuickStar is the seed to help you with:
Work,Meeting,Project,Travel,Home,Shopping & Events √
QuickStar is super quick so its the first place to go too √
QuickStar works in a clocklike manner, fits with how our subconscious works √
QuickStar has a feature that keeps it awake, for when you are extremely busy √
QuickStar is interactive, as soon as you type the Star is active √
QuickStar Stars show progress, completion and allow items to be ‘put off’ √
iCloud is enabled in the form of Cloud-container √
QuickStar is a universal app √
Instead of reminders beeping in your bag or in your pocket, wherever you are, you put QuickStar up, and there it is, everything that you need to complete your entries…

QuickStar is an app for planning like never before. QuickStar allows you to plan within a clocklike timeline. You can only be really efficient if you are working to a timeline, one that you are in control of and can change however you see fit.

Once you are up and running you can start using the Infinity Loop method, where as you complete the circle, you start using up the old entries. As soon as you edit or make a new entry, the Star turns Red, ready for ‘Starring off’. Adjust the time, continuing your existing timeline and so it continues infinite. Fill in your procedure for the day or fill in all the little things in-between that always get forgotten.

With QuickStar you have nice big stars to ‘star off’ as you go. QuickStar forces you to condense your scheduling entries to a minimum, so you know at a glance what you need to do Quickly and you can keep on top of everything. Your timeline could be minutes, hours, days, items or just numbered or anything you can dream up. Go QuickStar!
Features of QuickStar:

Always on Mode…
Switch it ‘ON’ to set your Auto-Lock option to ‘never’. So your device stays AWAKE!
This is only for short periods or plug a power cable in! This is handy if you are referencing your list and your hands are tied, you can keep referencing it and the device won’t go to sleep. This is only for this application, the rest of your device continues as normal. If you swop to another app the device will go to sleep as normal.
Example: shopping: switch ON ‘always on mode’ – and you can do your quick shop with your items right there to complete without the device going to sleep.

To use new feature ‘putting items off’…
Locking the Stars… (now for iPhone & iPad!)
To Lock:
Touch HOLD & then gently swipe
out of the Star to ‘LOCK’ it! √
To Unlock:
Repeat action again: Touch
HOLD the ‘lock’ & then swipe
out of Star to ‘UNLOCK’ it. √
Example: shopping: fill in your regular items and just unlock the items you need for that day!

iCloud is enabled in the form of Cloud-container
for each of the main areas. Everything is built around speed, so is kept local, but for info you want on all your devices, pop them in the Cloud-Container.

Download QuickStar


Normally $4.99.

FastOne is the fastest way to get your favorite password into the clipboard.

* Unlock with Touch ID or device passcode
* Copy your password in less than 2 seconds
* Sync with iCloud Keychain
* 1Password integration
* Automatic clipboard clearing

There are many good password managers these days, but not all apps support their extensions. Perhaps you use a VPN for work that doesn’t let you save your password, or your banking app makes you log in every time you launch it. In these circumstances, repeatedly fishing your password out of your password manager can begin to feel like navigating a maze. If you feel this pain, FastOne is for you.

Simply launch, touch, and you’re done.

Download FastOne


Normally $1.99.

SlideSync lets you present, record, take notes, and share documents across iOS devices without the need of any internet connection.

NOTE: SlideSync currently only supports PDF documents

Simply just open the same documents on multiple iOS devices, and watch the magic happen. No connection, no pairing, it’s almost like wizardry!

SlideSync is for everyone. Whether you give presentations at conferences regularly; review documents with clients; or enjoy reading storybooks to your kids, SlideSync is for you!

*Even though we require Location Services for the sync to work, we do not actually use or track your location. So start syncing!

SlideSync Features:
– No Internet? No Problem! Sync slides without any connection
– One-to-many slide syncing – we don’t know how many yet, but it’s big!
– Dropbox and Google Drive integration for easy file downloading
– Record a presentation and watch it later
– Take and review quick notes
– Share files between iOS devices with AirDrop (again, no Internet needed)
– Collision detection for multiple people presenting the same file simultaneously
– 16 Channels for avoiding collisions.
– Bilingual: Currently supports English and Chinese. More to come.

Download SlideSync


Normally $0.99.

Are you interested in increasing awareness about your personal efficiency and effectiveness at work? Install our Awareness.
The application is ideal for monitoring your time management at work, and is customizable for any type of work activity.

The Awareness app is based on a mixture of Buddhist philosophy, timekeeping methods, and the passion of internet innovator Sergei Novitckii, combining to promote the daily improvement of your personal work effectiveness.

The app will query you about what you are working on at the moment, generating reports on your activity. By pointing out the ‘time vampires’ which prevent you from focusing on more important activities, Awareness will enable you to get rid of them, allowing you to be more confident and efficient in your use of time.

The app is perfect for anyone looking to be as productive as possible in their use of time, all without becoming a burden in of itself.

Awareness is your path toward improving your time management skills.
It’s not easy, but it’s worth the effort.

Download Awareness


Normally $0.99.

A simple iOS puzzle game that is devilishly fun to play. Just add positive and negative numbered blocks to one another to make all zeros.

• Easy to play: swipe blocks left, right, up, or down
• Lots to do: 120 levels and counting…
• Never the same: new levels bring new kinds of blocks

Download Zero+


Normally $2.99.

*** App Store Best of 2015 ***
A game mixture crafted to extract the most Yays Per Minute.
Our animation puzzles get so juicy that the virtuality will never be the same again.
This is what will be at your fingertips and quickly work its way into your mind.


“AZZL is an innovative blend of puzzler and cartoon” — Pocket Gamer

“Quirky, bubbly, animated puzzler called AZZL” — App Advice

“beautiful artwork and animated visuals reminiscent of Disney films” — 148 Apps

“AZZL is a cartoon puzzler like you’ve never seen before” — Gamezebo

“Loads of secrets to unearth on the way” — App Spy

“AZZL manages to frustrate, entertain and delight all at the same time” — PhoneDog

“The developers at Jutiful, are back with another artsy game that’s looking really interesting” — TouchArcade

“Your New Colorful Friends” — GameMob

“The animations are entertaining and the characters are charming” — Cult of Mac

”It’s a lot like playing an interactive cartoon” — Mac Life


MOVE: Simply pat the screen and begin.
LOOK: Wherever is interesting.
REMEMBER: The more you less, the wider the skinny.

– Works with any finger
– Automatic pretending
– Hours of minutes
– A new teehee every yesterday
– Gluten free

Every event occurs as necessary, otherwise it didn’t.

*Based on real fantasies.

~ AZZL is optimized for iPhone 4s, iPad 2, iPod Touch 5 or later.

Download AZZL

Drop Flip

Normally $1.99.

Drop Flip is a delightful game chock-full of silly physics contraptions! Move, flip and manipulate obstacles of every shape and size as you accomplish the not-so-simple task of dropping a ball into a bucket.

– Over 100 crazy fun levels ranging from easy to near-impossible
– Complex gameplay wrapped in colorful, minimalistic visuals
– Joyful music with catchy sound effects
– Game Center leaderboards and achievements
– Attempt to get a “Ball-in-One” or “Ball-in-Two”
– Synchronize progress across devices via iCloud
– Made for absolutely everyone!

Download Drop Flip

Water Balance

Normally $0.99.

Stay hydrated, stay healthy.

Water++ is your personal Coach and will help you to keep your water balance in a healthy state. All you need to do is set your daily goal and your wakeup time in the Settings.
Easy as that.
Water++ will remind you to drink and give you an easy way to track your intake.

You own an Apple Watch? Great we got you covered. Never has it been easier to get closer to your daily drink goal.
Medical research says that you should drink a minimum of 2 litres (8 glasses) of water to keep your water balance on a healthy level.

Water ++ helps you with that.

Functions & Tips:

• 3D Touch Quick Actions on iPhone 6s and 6s Plus to add a glass from the home screen
• Achievements to encourage you.
• Customisable glass-sizes.
• Themes, change the look of the App as you wish.
• Automatic counter reset every morning
• Manually reset your counter by holding the progress-ring for about a second. On Apple Watch just use Force Touch.
• All your intake is saved in the Health App
• VoiceOver Support

Download Water Balance

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Zach first joined BGR in 2007 as a Staff Writer covering business, technology, and entertainment. His work has been quoted by countless top news organizations, and he was recently named one of the world's top 10 “power mobile influencers” by Forbes. Prior to BGR, Zach worked as an executive in marketing and business development with two private telcos.