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8 awesome paid iPhone apps on sale for free right now

Zach Epstein
April 27th, 2015 at 10:46 AM
Best Free iPhone Apps

The weekend has come and gone far too quickly, as it always does. If there’s one thing that will soften the blow of finding yourself stuck at work or in school once again today, however, it’s a solid list of paid iPhone and iPad apps that are on sale for free. This week we’re starting things off with eight nifty paid iOS apps on sale, and as always, you should hurry because any or all of these great sales could be over at any minute.

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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.

Retro Maker

Normally $2.99.

This is an old photo camera, you can select include the old, retro, mottled, wrinkles, scratches, mold lines, leaky, black and white, yellow, film, magic light, 8mm, brightly colored effects, for your photos to create more memories.

Retro Maker provides 360 filter effects beloved by professional photographers, take stunning black and white photographs with Vintage Camera, all conveniently packed in 10 different themes. Retro Maker themes vary from the feel of film camera to the unique sets of classy moods or fun creativity, It’s time to make things look different!

Download Retro Maker

Calc Thingy

Normally $0.99.

The Calc Thingy app is a cross between a calculator app and a list making app. Think of it as a simplified spreadsheet.

Some examples:
– Make a shopping list with prices and get a total of what you will spend.
– Take inventory and total up the number of items in inventory.
– Make a project task list with hours and total up the hours for all tasks.
– Make a travel list with amounts and get a total cost of the trip.
– Track all of your business expenses and total them.
– Create a spend budget and subtract from it every time you spend.
– Track your calories for every meal and get totals for the day.

The possibilities are endless!!!!!

Other features:
– iCloud sync
– Share your Calcs via email, text, and much more
– Attach photos to each row in your calc
– Attach a note to each row in your calc

Download Calc Thingy

Mars for reddit

Normally $0.99.

Mars is a beautifully designed, lightweight reddit client for iPhone and iPad.

• Two themes; light and dark
• Set theme to auto change based on display brightness
• Options for thumbnail images or inline images in feeds
• View Front and All
• View all of your subscribed subreddits
• View Comments, Submitted, Liked, Disliked, Hidden, and Saved from Profile
• Go to any subreddit and search all of Reddit
• Sort subreddits by Hot, New, Rising, Controversial, or Top
• Block subreddits from r/all
• Password protection on launch

Download Mars for reddit

My Music

Normally $1.99.

A perfect to do list for your music. Keep track of new artists you’ve just discovered. Watch their hot new music videos. Explore their discography. Listen for free to samples of their tracks. Read up on their story. Conveniently link to their iTunes music store page.

Beautifully designed. Extremely helpful. Amazingly simple.

If you are like me you listen to a lot of streaming music and radio. When I hear a great new sound or discover an artist I can never remember them after the song is over. With My Music not only will I remember them later, but I will be able to explore more of their tracks and videos.

-The colors and themes for each artist is dynamically created to match the colors of the album art work.
-Search and save any artist in the iTunes library.
-Tap and hold artist to organize the layout of saved artists.
-Swipe to the left to delete.
-Read Wikipedia entries in app of your saved artists.
-Watch music videos in app via YouTube.
-Dive deep into the discography of saved artists, to find new tracks and albums.
-Listen to a sample of any track provided by iTunes.
-All artists, albums and tracks have a convenient link to the iTunes Store.

If you love discovering new music, you will love this app!


Download My Music


Normally $0.99.

WikiGraph is a stylish Wikipedia reader.
The Features is bellow
・Show beautiful network graph of Wikipedia article.
・Show Today’s articles
・Find articles nearby your location
・Title search from Wikipedia
・Manage your Search History, and Bookmarks of Wikipedia Articles.

Please enjoy your Wikipedia Surfine.

Download WikiGraph

Effect FX Plus

Normally $2.99.

Effect FX provides 396 filter effects beloved by professional photographers, all conveniently packed in 10 different themes, Light Leaks themes vary from the feel of film camera to the unique sets of classy moods or fun creativity, whether you are looking for vintage sentiments or special effects like skin smoothing, blur, textures, or light leak, you will find it all in Effect FX.

Download Effect FX Plus


Normally $2.99.

This is an English version of a famous Russian study organizer (for schools and universities). Very minimalistic but has everything you need. Study schedule, notes are attached to classes, homework with notifications, grades, grades analytic. Take a pictures or use voice recording as a note. Very simple. Very useful.

Download i-School

Alpha Zero

Normally $2.99.

More than 2 MILLION downloads worldwide on all devices! Join in on the fun!

PadGadget – “if you like a challenge, then everything about this game screams, “Awesome!”

Take control of an experimental spaceship and blast enemies from all around
you in this exciting, fast-paced space action game.

Enjoy jaw-dropping visuals and effects as well as an original sound track
that will bring you into space for the ultimate battle.

Alpha Zero is a unique new take on the classic 2.5D scrolling shoot ‘em up. The game has unique controls, beautiful graphics, and awesome boss-fights.

Forget about on-screen joysticks, this is a game made for touch input and should redefine some of your assumptions of hard core gaming on a mobile device.

“Alpha Zero is looking to redefine the mobile Shmup.” – gamezebo

Fast and furious action
Amazing special effects and beautiful 3D graphics
Unique backgrounds for every level
Natural multi-touch gameplay
8 challenging missions and boss-fights (more to come)
35 different enemies
Numerous upgrades and special weapons.
Over 15 ship skins
Full epic soundtrack
Three challenging difficulty levels (cadet, ace and elite)
Campaign story-line, fully voiced and subtitled
Universal game, optimized for retina display iPhones and iPads

Download Alpha Zero

Zach Epstein

Zach Epstein has worked in and around ICT for more than 15 years, first in marketing and business development with two private telcos, then as a writer and editor covering business news, consumer electronics and telecommunications. Zach’s work has been quoted by countless top news publications in the US and around the world. He was also recently named one of the world's top-10 “power mobile influencers” by Forbes, as well as one of Inc. Magazine's top-30 Internet of Things experts.

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