Top 10 Free iPhone Apps of the Week
By Brihanna Watson On 12 Dec, 2011 At 06:04 AM | Categorized As 10 Best Free iPhone Apps this week | With 2 Comments

Here is our countdown of the Top 10 Free iPhone Apps of the Week.
Don’t let these gems pass you by. Save your money, and go free!


 

 

1.Flipboard

Flipboard - Flipboard Inc.

Named Apple’s iPad App of the year and one of TIME’s Top 50 Innovations, Flipboard creates a personalized magazine out of everything being shared with you, from Instagram photos and Facebook updates to Tumblr posts and articles from your favorite publications. Fill Flipboard with the things you like to read, from the smallest blogs to publications like Rolling Stone or Vanity Fair, and use Instapaper or Read It Later to save articles to read later. Connect Flipboard to all your social networks, and you’ll have a single place to enjoy, browse, comment on and share all the news, photos and updates that matter to you.

New to Flipboard on iPhone is Cover Stories, a selection of interesting articles and photos being shared with you right now. And it gets smarter every time you use it.*

*Coming soon to iPad.

What people are saying:

– “Flipboard begins to imagine an entirely new way of accessing the social Web.” New York Times
– “Flipping for Flipboard: The brilliant iPad app that has changed the way I read the news.” SLATE
– “Stop. Put down this computer, go pick up your iPad and come back here. Now go get this app: Flipboard. Why? It’s pretty awesome.” Wired.com
– The Twitter experience on @flipboard is unlike anything i have ever seen. I didn’t know it at the time, but it’s the reason I got an #iPad…. @sylvioso

What’s new

Bug fixes, as well as the great features from 1.7:
★ New iPhone edition puts the power of Flipboard in your pocket.
★ Cover Stories for iPhone, a selection of interesting articles and photos being shared with you right now. And it gets smarter every time you use it. (Coming soon to iPad.)
★ Speed. Flip through pages as you would through a printed magazine, all with the flick of a thumb.
★ Flipboard Accounts:
– Sign into your Flipboard from either iPhone or iPad and get instant access to all your favorite content.
– Check out All Timelines. Flip through a single feed containing all articles and all photos being shared across all your social networks.

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2. Applets

Applets - App Beast Inc.

★ Applets – Join Over 2 Million Users ★

Applets is one of the most creative apps to hit the store. This app was designed for every individual. It is a very versatile app with many awesome functions! Get 16 of the BEST applets for FREE!!! More coming soon!

Get it now for FREE!

Whats included:
✔ Alarm Clock
✔ Battery Life Gauge
✔ Date Calculator
✔ Days Until Calculator
✔ Device Info
✔ Emoji
✔ Fake Text
✔ Local Search
✔ Memory Game!
✔ Music Timer
✔ Parking Finder
✔ Photo Safe
✔ System Info
✔ Twitter Updater
✔ Voice Memo
✔ Weather

Expansion Packs are available inside of the app.

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3. Zite Personalized Magazine

Zite Personalized Magazine - Zite, Inc.

Selected by Apple as #1 iPad news app of 2011!

Zite is a free personalized magazine for your iPad that automatically learns what you like and gets smarter every time you use it. Zite delivers all the great news, articles, blogs, and videos you want – and helps you discover new stuff that you’ll love.

“The iPad’s smartest magazine yet.” —Mashable

“If you’d like a smarter way to handle information overload, Zite can do the dirty work.” —Wall Street Journal

Highlights:
· Zite personalizes your content automatically and gets better the more you use it.

· Gaming and tech? Motorcycles, cats, or vegetarianism? Create your magazine your way with thousands of sections and a smart auto-suggest tool.

· Interact with the articles you read on Zite by thumbing them up or down and watch your magazine get more and more personalized.

· Get a head start on finding amazing content tailored just for you by automatically syncing Zite with your Twitter and Google Reader accounts.

· Experience a magazine like no other – Zite will change the way you discover and enjoy content on your iPad

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4. Verbs IM

Verbs IM - #include tech.

★ Verbs is on sale for a limited time ★
★ Universal app, runs on iPhone and iPad ★

Verbs is a simple instant messaging client with a gorgeous interface. It’s slick, fast and it just works!
Upgrade to Verbs Pro to stay online for up to 7 days, available through simple in-app purchase for $4.99.

Features:
◆ Supports GTalk, Facebook, AIM and MobileMe.
◆ Get Local Notifications for messages for 10 minutes when running in the background.
◆ Use CloudApp and Droplr to send Photos.
◆ View downloaded Office and iWork documents right within the app.
◆ Mark links in received messages to read later via Instapaper.
◆ Send beautifully crafted chat logs via email.
◆ Supports landscape orientation.
◆ Displays your AIM and Gtalk buddies linked in AddressBook.
◆ Stunning Retina Display graphics.

Verbs Pro:
◆ Receive Push Notifications for received messages.
◆ Keep your accounts logged in for up to 7 days!
◆ Saves battery by routing all accounts through a single network connection.
◆ Secure and encrypted.

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5. Ponon! Deluxe

Ponon! Deluxe - MYBO GAME

TIME LIMITED FREE FOR CHRISTMAS

This could be your long awaiting “block falling” Game! Let’s enjoy the Ponon World with superb effect, intense levels, fast shoot out, and perfect user friendly interface. This game is highly recommended to all fans of puzzle and block games.

★classic Mode:
Try to hold as long as you can! and get more points!By creating a horizontal line of blocks without gaps to get points, When the blue line reaches the right end, random amount of Ponon blocks will grow from the bottom. With every 2000 points get, the game enters into a new level with the gray block up faster and the new block fall faster.

★adventure Mode:
There are 240 carefully designed levels in 5 chapters with the increasing difficulty of levels, Ponon guarantees you will linger on our games while forget passing of the time.Remove the square to under the green safe line in limited time enables you to get more stars as well as to break your personal record!
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★Features:
+ 240 carefully designed levels in 5 chapters with increasing difficulty!
+ Exquisite game design and superb effects!
+ Super long time for gaming!
+ HD graphics optimized for iOS4 Retina Display!
+ Blocks with ghost power and infinite combos !
+ Classic endless mode!
+ Two operation of both virtual-key controlling and gesture controlling!
+ Built-in high scores and leader boards through Game Center!
+ Automatic saving of games for classic mode- always come back to the game where you left it last time!
+ a universal app for both iphone and iPad!

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6. ArcheryWorldCup

ArcheryWorldCup - LitQoo

★Top 1 Free App in USA, Korea,Turkey!
★Top 5 Free App in Italia,SA,UAE,etc!
★Compete with World in real time!!

★Tap [DONE] in keyboard after entering Name

Overcome your heartbeat and the vibrations of wind while taking aim.
And feel the pleasure when winning the largest points.
In online-mode, you can play game with people around the world in real time.
it’s so simple and it helps to improve your concentration

[How to play]
1. Pull the bow on the screen.
2. take aim moving to left or right.
In that time. don’t take off your finger on the screen
3. confirming the direction and strength of wind, take aim.
4. If you take off your finger on the screen, the arrow will be shot.

[GAME TIP]
1. we provide 10 arrows at first.
2. If you shoot 10 score, you can get 2 more arrows. 9 score-1.5arrows , 8 score-1 arrow
3. you can get 5 arrows at the most if you shoot 10 score in a row.
4. But, we confiscate one arrow from you if you shoot under 5 scores.
5. it will be easy if you wait for moment that you can’t hear the sound of a heartbeat.
(about 5 seconds)

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7. Arms Cartel

Arms Cartel - Pixel Addicts

Arms Cartel – Rule the World!

Hey kid,
Looking to build an empire and rule the world destroying your rivals along the way? You have come to the right place!

★★ Features ★★
– Beautiful Interactive Maps
– Travel to Russia, Japan, Cuba and more!
– Complete Missions All Over The World To Earn Cash and Buy Premium Weapons.
– Hundreds of Weapons & Vehicles to Choose From!
– Attack Rival Cartels LIVE!
– Dozens of Real Estate to Own and Earn Cash From!
– Receive Notifications for Attacks, Comments, Invites and More LIVE During Gameplay – Truly Amazing Feature (requires push notifications to be enabled)
– Build Resorts, Skyscrapers, Night Clubs & More!
– Engage With Other Players to Form Alliances and Destroy Your Enemies.

What’s new

★★ New Features ★★
– Log in 5 days in a Row and Get a FREE Stolen Box Item!
– Purchase the Arms Cartel Gold Card to Speed Up Your Stamina and Energy Recovery Time Down to 2:00 minutes
– Receive Notifications for Attacks, Comments, Invites and More LIVE During Gameplay – Truly Amazing New Feature (requires push notifications to be enabled)
– Purchase Attack and Defense Boost! Increase your Attack and Defense Up To 10,000 Points for 3 Hours to Destroy Your Enemies!
– View Online/Offline Players in Their Profile
– Rate Your Cartel under ‘My Profile’ – Get Feedback From Chanel How to Maximize Your Attack and Defense

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8. Mirror’s Edge™

Mirror's Edge™ - Electronic Arts

** DAILY DEAL! Mirror’s Edge is FREE today! ** See all of our EA DAILY DEALS at eamobile.com/dailydeals. New Play, Every Day!

DON’T LOOK BACK! Made to maximize the visual intensity of the iPhone 4 Retina Display, get the cutting edge in adrenaline-driven gameplay on the App Store™! One of the most eagerly anticipated action games of the year, the Mirror’s Edge experience for iPhone® & iPod touch® will leave you breathless!

ENTER THE WORLD OF MIRROR’S EDGE
True to the tradition that has made Mirror’s Edge a fan favorite around the world, immerse yourself in the world of Faith Connors – an underground “Runner” who bolts into action to stop a deadly threat in a “perfect society” full of sinister surveillance and relentless pursuers.

EXPERIENCE BREATHTAKING VISUAL POWER
Envisioned for the iPhone 4 Retina Display and iOS 4, the vivid HD quality delivers stunning visual clarity as you pound through a graphically rich cityscape flooded with realistic sounds, a pulsating soundtrack, and dynamic camera angles. You’ve never seen or felt a game for iPhone & iPod touch quite like this.

ONCE YOU BECOME A RUNNER, THERE’S NO LOOKING BACK
Run up walls, slide down ramps, ride zip lines, and hurdle between rooftops as you burn through 14 levels of increasing intensity in single-player combat mode. Think fast on your feet, engage in furious hand-to-hand combat, elude your enemies, and push yourself to the very edge.
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9. Bejeweled Blitz

Bejeweled Blitz - PopCap

The all-new, standalone Bejeweled Blitz is here, and it’s FREE!

If you played Blitz in Bejeweled 2, this is the game you’ve been asking for.

We’ve separated Bejeweled Blitz from the Bejeweled 2 app so we can make sure every game update is 100% dedicated to Bejeweled Blitz — so you’ll get faster updates and even more Facebook connectivity.

Play with your friends and rocket up the leaderboard with a seamless Facebook gameplay experience.

Plus, you’ll enjoy gorgeous retina display graphics and The Daily Spin bonus for free coins every day!

We’ve got lots of great new stuff planned for Bejeweled Blitz, so get ready for lots of fun, new features!

And if you’re looking for more than just Bejeweled Blitz, check out our all-new Bejeweled for iOS. Based on the hit game Bejeweled 3, the new Bejeweled has three sparkling game modes (including the super-popular Diamond Mine), badges, and gorgeous retina display graphics. And if you love playing both games, it’s easy to switch between Bejeweled and Bejeweled Blitz from inside each game.

We hope you love the new Bejeweled Blitz. Please be sure to rate the game below or tell us what you think in our forums at PopCap.com. Your feedback is important to us at PopCap!

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UPDATE: We are hard at work on an update to address the concerns that some of our players have shared with us about their gameplay experience. We hope to have an updated build for everyone soon. Thanks for your patience and feedback!
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Connect to Facebook and challenge your friends to fast-paced gem-matching action — now in dazzling retina display! You have 60 seconds to strategize, match and detonate as many gems as you can. Match 3 or more and create cascades of fun with Flame gems, Star gems and Hypercubes. And load up on Bejeweled Blitz coins with Daily Spin.

OWN THE LEADERBOARD
Connect and compete with your Facebook friends. How many points can THEY rack up in 60 seconds? Keep an eye on the high-score leaderboards and weekly tournament tracking to make sure you always own bragging rights.

EXPLOSIVE EXCITEMENT
Boost your fun with Detonators, Scramblers and Multipliers. Match as fast as you can to earn Blazing Speed and blow gems away. Last Hurrah keeps the points piling up even after your time expires.

RARE GEMS
Unearth rare gems for even more excitement. The elusive Cat’s Eye adds brilliant laser-blasting action, and the Phoenix Prism brings fiery gem destruction.

DAILY SPIN
Take a turn with Daily Spin to stockpile coins for just the right boost.

REMASTERED SOUND
We’ve improved the in-game sounds and music, creating an even more dazzling experience every time you play.

NEW USER EXPERIENCE
Never played Bejeweled Blitz before? No problem! Our interactive tutorial will walk you through the basics to get you ready for all the gem-matching action.

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10. Flight Control

Flight Control - Firemint Pty Ltd

**DAILY DEAL! Flight Control is FREE today!** See all of our EA DAILY DEALS at eamobile.com/dailydeals. New Play, Every Day!

✈ NEW: STORM AIRFIELD! ✈ REWIND FEATURE! ✈
Flight Control is a must-have App Store classic. It’s the incredibly simple, yet insanely addictive worldwide #1 game from Firemint that invented the “line drawing” genre. Over 4,000,000 copies sold – don’t miss out, play all six unique maps in the original and best today!
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✈ Macworld awarded Flight Control an extremely rare 5 out of 5 mice: “The unique gameplay is perfectly suited to the device, and I am hopelessly addicted.”
✈ Pocket Gamer: “Flight Control is one of those essential games that you’ll continually return to and will remain on your iPhone forever”
✈ Touch Arcade: “the winning balance of easy pick-up gameplay, ramping difficulty and tickling the need to try ‘just one more time’”
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Air traffic control is the world’s most stressful job, but not for you. You don’t need heading angles, flight rules or meteorological reports, you’re a natural! A prodigy! A born controller!

✔ Incredibly easy to learn! Just touch and drag the aircraft to their landing zones and avoid collisions.
✔ Insanely addictive – it only takes a minute to get started, but it’s impossible to stop!
✔ NEW MAP – Storm Airfield! A thunderstorm is wreaking havoc, striking aircraft with lightning – zapped aircraft cannot be redirected for a short time!
✔ NEW FEATURE – Rewind! Purchase rewinds to turn back time – revert disaster and earn higher scores
✔ Fly solo, or share landing duties with a friend – online via Game Center on iOS4.2, over local Wi-Fi network or Bluetooth
✔ Turn on the voice chat option to talk with the other controller when in online multiplayer mode (off by default)
✔ Aim for a new personal best or compete against other Flight Controllers in online leaderboards
✔ Earn achievements when you complete challenges, including the new ‘Thunderstruck’ achievement for the Storm Airfield
✔ Visit all 6 airfields including Beach, Original, Windy, Australian Outback, Aircraft Carrier and the new Storm Airfield each with unique characteristics and challenges!
✔ Featuring 10 aircraft types including jets, helicopters and seaplanes!
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So welcome aboard, please sit back, fasten your seatbelt and enjoy the mayhem – treat yourself and buy Flight Control now, or surprise a friend and Gift This App!

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Brihanna Watson

About - Brihanna has been a tech fanatic and computer nerd nearly all her life. When she isn’t chasing around kids or glued to her iPhone, she is updating app junkies like herself on where to find the latest go-to apps. Twitter & Tumblr @brihannajoi

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  1. brihannajoi says:

    Some really good ones here. I am personally loving Flipboard and Zite. They are feeding my constant news and link finding obsession!

  2. brihannajoi says:

    Some really good ones here. I am personally loving Flipboard and Zite. They are feeding my constant news and link finding obsession!

  3. Simon Burns says:

    Mirrors Edge for free, nice find!!

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