Sunday, 6 July 2014

July 5th Edition

Today’s Great Free Apps: Motion Tennis, ClipBook, Boost 2 And More

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iPhone & iPad:

Motion Tennis for Apple TV ($7.99 → Free, 48.5 MB): Turn your iDevices into rackets and play a tennis match on your TV or computer with Motion Tennis.

Setup is extremely simple if you have an Apple TV. All you have to do is connect your iDevices and Apple TV to the same network to begin play. If you want to play on your computer, you will first need to download and install AirServer ($14.99). A link to the software can be found within Motion Tennis. Once everything synced, you’re able to play single player or multiplayer tennis matches. Motion Tennis supports multiple shots, like groundstrokes, slices, and lobs, to provide you with accurate control of the ball. The game also allows you to play on multiple surfaces, compete in survival matches, and track your calories burned while playing.

Motion Tennis for Apple TV is available for free today only (07/04). It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 76 ratings.

Billing Hours ($0.99 → Free, 2.4 MB): This business app will take the work out of time tracking and billing.

When adding a new client, you’re able to attach as many details as you like including your rate per hour, pay period, and location. Then when the job begins, just choose the appropriate client and clock in as needed. You’re also able to keep track of any items needed for the job. Entries can be filtered by date range, state, and type. You’re able to generate professional quality invoices from all of your entries and quickly email or print them out via AirPrint. The app also includes support for unlimited clients, projects, invoices and reports, and the ability to passcode protect your data.

Billing Hours is available for free today only (07/04). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 22 ratings.

Air Pipes – Bagpipes for iPhone ($1.99 → Free, 41.1 MB): With Air Pipes, you can learn to play the bagpipes right on your iPhone.

Just blow into your microphone to put some air into your bag. Then place your fingers over the buttons to create tunes. It includes 20 songs to play, and allows you to compete against your friends via Game Center. You can also customize the look of your pipes, adjust the volume of the drone and chanter, set them to auto-blow, and download a free set of scottish small pipes.

Air Pipes – Bagpipes for iPhone is available for free today only (07/04). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 283 ratings.

Dayli – Everyday photo journal and time-lapse creator ($0.99 → Free, 1.7 MB): See how you’ve changed each and every day of the year with Dayli.

Start off by taking your very first photo. You’re able to create guidelines to help ensure you are in the same position in subsequent photos. Then come back each and every day to continue cataloguing your life. Reminders can be set to make sure you take your photo at the same time each day. Once you’ve built up a nice collection, you’re able to create a time-lapse video that can be played back at three different speeds. The app also includes the ability to import and export photos, and the ability to create multiple profiles for other people, creatures, or objects.

Dayli – Everyday photo journal and time-lapse creator is available for free today only (07/04). It has a 5-star rating with a total of 10 ratings.

ClipBook – BookMarker & Sentence Collector ($1.99 → Free, 30.8 MB): Manage your book collection and save your favorite quotes with this productivity app.

When adding a book to your collection you must title it, define the author, and record the amount of pages. You can then drag the slider on the left side of the screen to mark the page you are on. If you find a memorable quote or image you want to save, just tap the pin to record it. Anything you record can be shared with your friends via Facebook or Twitter. You can also send clips off to Evernote.

ClipBook – BookMarker & Sentence Collector is available for free today only (07/04). It has a 2.5-star rating with a total of 11 ratings.

Horizon Calendar ($1.99 → Free, 3.4 MB): Always know what the weather is going to be like for your next big event with this productivity app.

It successfully combines a slick gesture-driven calendar with weather data. Just tap on an event to view its details and see what the weather will be like. Weather for all of your events can be viewed up to 14 days out. Pull down on the menu bar to get a peek at the calendar, and swipe left and right to change the month. The app also includes natural language event creation, a night mode, imperial and metric support, notifications, and all kinds of calendar customization options.

Horizon Calendar is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 178 ratings.

Eyes – the horror game ($0.99 → Free, 51.0 MB): Get in, grab the bags of money, and get out as fast as possible in this survival horror game.

Play as a thief dead set on grabbing some bags of cash from what appears to be a vacant house. Move through dark and creepy corridors, check every corner, and push through creaky doors to grab every last bag of cash. You’d think the task would be easy, but there’s just one little problem: you’re not alone in the house. Truly terrifying ghostly beings are lurking around every turn. If they spot you, run and hide! If you get caught before reaching the front door, the game is over.

Eyes – the horror game is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 31 ratings.

Super Durak ($0.99 → Free, 52.3 MB): If you’ve never played Durak before, now’s the time to try.

There’s not enough space here to explain how this unique card game works, but let’s just say it requires good offensive and defensive strategies and a little luck. The game includes a full tutorial anyway, so what are you waiting for? It also includes three deck options, local and online multiplayer, stat tracking, and a super mode.

Super Durak is available for free today only (07/04). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 120 ratings.

Boost 2 ($1.99 → Free, 11.8 MB): One of the best tunnel racers available in the App Store.

Tilt your iDevice from side to side in order to steer around all of the obstacles and achieve the greatest possible distance. Fly over boost arrows to scurry down the tunnel even faster, but watch out for the colored squares, as they indicate an upcoming barrier. The game includes an ever-changing landscape, four modes, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Boost 2 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 13187 ratings.

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