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May 4th Edition

Today’s Great Free Apps: Tofu Go, Beat Drift, WakeApp Weather And More

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iPhone & iPad:

WakeApp Weather ($0.99 → Free, 17.0 MB): Wake up to the ideal weather with this helpful alarm clock app.

You’re able to choose from more than 20 different activities. If you can’t find the one you want, you’re able to edit an activity. You can then select up to three separate weather conditions for which you want to be awaken or notified. You’re also able to select multiple days and a specific location. If a condition isn’t met, your alarm will not sound. The app includes five conditions to choose from, 15 alarm sounds, and a built-in three-day forecast.

WakeApp Weather is available for free today only (05/03). It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.

Family GPS Tracker – Locator, free messaging ($3.99 → Free, 8.7 MB): Keep tabs on your family members no matter where they are with this navigation app.

You must first set up a free account and add your family members. You’re then able to see where they are on a map in real-time. You can set up safe and unsafe zones, which will allow you to receive push notifications when a family member has entered them. The app also includes in-app messaging, alerts for when a family member has left a location, the ability to check in to locations, and an invisible mode for parents. Location history is available via in-app purchase.

Family GPS Tracker – Locator, free messaging is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 62 ratings.

Minigore ($0.99 → Free, 73.8 MB): The definitive dual-stick shooter for iPhone and iPod touch.

Play as the iconic John Gore, or one of many other characters, and blast away an endless onslaught of evil creatures known as furries to earn the highest possible score. The game includes multiple environments, local cooperative multiplayer, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Minigore is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 6058 ratings.

Tofu Go! ($0.99 → Free, 3.2 MB): One lucky piece of tofu has escaped the grasp of the chopsticks, and it’s your job to help him survive for as long as possible in this endless distance game.

Tap and hold on the screen to compress the piece of tofu and release to jump over obstacles and gaps. The longer you tap and hold, the higher he will jump. You can collect soy beans and milk to gain lives and health, just be sure not to waste any time since the chopsticks are in hot pursuit. The game includes retro pixelated graphics, over 60 types of food to avoid, and Game Center integration.

Tofu Go! is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 99 ratings.

BEAT DRIFT ($0.99 → Free, 33.5 MB): Put your reflexes to the test in this avoidance game.

You must drift to the music to survive. To do so, just tap the large buttons on each side of the screen. The procedurally generated levels will throw you for a loop by requiring you to climb walls while the screen rotates. You have six different levels to choose from, each with their own level of difficulty. You’re also able to earn achievements and compete with friends via Game Center.

BEAT DRIFT is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 144 ratings.

Halftone ($0.99 → Free, 25.0 MB): This photography app turns your favorite photos into vintage comics.

You can choose from up to 27 different paper styles, more than 25 stamps, nine layouts, multiple caption styles, all kinds of different fonts, and six speech balloon styles. When your image is complete, you can share it via Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, or email, or you can send it to other apps like Instagram, Camera+, and Color Splash.

Halftone is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 2203 ratings.

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