Today’s Great Free Apps: Pinochle HD, TanZen, Dots And More
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It can automatically scan almost any type of barcode, including QR, Data Matrix, EAN-8, EAN-13, UPC-E, UPC-A, ISBN-10, and ISBN-13. The app will provide you with actions depending on the contents of the barcode. For example, if you scan a product barcode, the app will provide you with a link to Amazon to buy the product or compare prices. It’s able to extract everything from URLs and GPS tags to vCard information and plain text.
Barcode is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 115 ratings.
The object of the game is to try and complete the shape in the middle of the screen by using pieces from each side without allowing them to overlap. You’re also able to play at your own pace since there aren’t any timers to worry about. It includes over 567 puzzles, hints, and achievements via Game Center.
TanZen – Relaxing tangram puzzles is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 10321 ratings.
You’re able to choose from three canvas sizes before starting on your work of pixel art. You can then import an image from your library to use as an outline, or you can just go free hand. The app also includes a color picker, a thumbnail preview of your work, undo and redo, and the ability to share your creations via Facebook, Twitter, or email.
Dots (Pixel Art) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 44 ratings.
After selecting a collection of photos from your library you’re able to frame them in different ways, apply filters, and add custom speech bubbles and stickers. You can then share your final creation via email, Facebook, Twitter, or Tumblr. The app includes three canvas sizes to choose from, five background colors, more than 100 stickers to choose from, and nine speech bubbles with a whole bunch of font, color, size, and border options.
Comic Story is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 34 ratings.
You’re able to import any photo from your library or take a new one from within the app. You’re then able to apply 100 different effects. The effects can be layered over and over, allowing you to create something wholly unique. You’re also able to save your favorite effects for quick access later on. You can apply one of six different frames before sharing your creations via Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, or Instagram. The app also includes two shooting modes, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.
100 Cameras in 1 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 3245 ratings.
You’re able to browse through your friends’ photos as a scrollable list or a wall of thumbnails. Tap on a photo to go into full-screen mode and get a closer look. Full screen mode also allows you to stack, download, share, comment, and like photos. Instagrab allows you to manage multiple Instagram accounts, bookmark users without following them, and search for locations, hashtags, and users as well.
Instagrab – your Instagram companion is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 199 ratings.
You’re able to see all of the earthquakes and tsunamis that have struck in list form or on a map. You can filter data to only inform you of events that have occurred near a specific location and those that break a particular threshold. You’re also able to search for any entry. The app also includes push notification alerts.
iEarthquakes is available for free today only (04/15). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 257 ratings.
You’re able to play against computer-controlled players or against your friends locally or online. Before each game you’re able to decide whether you want to play the modern or classic version, how big your deck will be, and how many cards can be passed. If you’re new to Pinochle, don’t worry, the game includes full instructions and an extensive hint system that will explain each move. The game also includes three difficulty settings, complete statistics, six layouts to choose from, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.
Pinochle HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1159 ratings.