Top 10 Free iPhone Apps of the Week
By Brihanna Watson On 1 Jul, 2012 At 03:06 AM | Categorized As 10 Best Free iPhone Apps this week, iPhone | With 0 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. Podcasts

Podcasts - Apple

Podcasts app is the easiest way to discover, subscribe to, and play your favorite podcasts on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Explore hundreds of thousands of free audio and video podcasts from the Podcasts Catalog, and play the most popular podcasts, organized for you by topic, with the all-new Top Stations feature.

Features:

• Enjoy all of your audio and video podcasts in a single app
• Explore hundreds of thousands of podcasts including shows in over 40 languages
• Try the innovative new Top Stations feature to find new podcast series in a variety of topics, including arts, business, comedy, music, news, sports, and more.
• Browse by audio or video podcasts, or see what’s most popular in Top Charts
• Tap Subscribe for your favorites and automatically receive new episodes for free as they become available
• Stream episodes or download to listen while offline
• Skip forward and back using simple playback controls
• Turn on Sleep Timer to automatically stop playing a podcast while listening in bed
• Share your favorite episodes with friends using Twitter, Messages, and Mail
• Optionally sync your favorite episodes from iTunes on your Mac or PC
• Sync your episode playback for seamless transition between devices

Requirements:

• Requires a device with iOS 5.1 or later
• Optionally syncing episodes requires iTunes 10.6.3 or later
• Streaming or downloading episodes requires Internet access over a Wi-Fi or cellular data connection

Read our review here.

 

 

 

2. Chrome

Chrome - Google, Inc.

Browse fast with Chrome, now available on your iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Sign in to sync your personalized Chrome experience from your computer, and bring it with you anywhere you go.

Search fast
• Search and navigate fast, directly from the same box. Choose from results that appear as you type.

Simple, intuitive experience
• Open and quickly switch between an unlimited number of tabs. On your iPhone and iPod touch, flip through tabs the way you would fan a deck of cards. On iPad, swipe from edge to edge to switch tabs.

Sign in
• Sign in to Chrome to sync your open tabs, bookmarks, passwords, and omnibox data from your computer to your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad. Pick up right where you left off.
• Send pages from Chrome on your computer to your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad with one click and read them on the go, even if you’re offline.

Privacy
• Open a tab in Incognito* to browse without saving your history. To learn more, please visit: http://goo.gl/WUx02

Read the news article here.

 

 

 

3. AstroWings 3 – ICARUS

AstroWings3 - ICARUS - M2m entgame

Find out why ★★3 Million Players★★are addicted to the AstroWings experience!

★★★★ “AstroWings 3 is still a lot of fun!” – Appadvice.com

Download Astrowings 3 Free for Limited Time and receive FREE Ship, Weapon and Items Upgrades!

Eliminate enemy squadrons in an outer-space battle of epic proportions!

Arm yourself for the newest alien annihilation sensation, the continuation of the AstroWings saga: AstroWings3: Icarus!
AstroWings 3: Icarus is the 3rd installment of the wildly popular AstroWings series, a saga known for its highly addictive vertically scrolling space battle set-up. This bullet-hell sequel is adrenaline-saturated and upgrade-overloaded, delivering new aircraft, weaponry, and items designed to wreak havoc on extraterrestrial terrorists in the most incredible AstroWings war game yet!

AstroWings 3: Icarus puts you in the cockpit as the valiant Hera, a warrior goddess leading one faction in a winner-takes-all divine clash between ancient deities and upstart demigods. She personifies the resurrection of Icarus, embodying his desire to rule the skies, denying her enemies even one inch of airspace. As she tears through the opposition, she knows that her raw power must be surpassed only by the superiority of her razor-sharp tactical skills and her lightning-quick reaction times.

Face breathtaking bullet intensity and heart-stopping action as AstroWings 3: Icarus captures the imagination and holds your attention hostage. Help Hera assemble the ultimate outer-space fighting by upgrading futuristic offensive and defensive devices. Defend space, dominate the galaxy, defeat the enemy, and bring peace to the galaxy once again.

:::::::::App Reviewers :::::::::

★★★★★ “Crazy-explosion-bight-lights-everywhere gameplay.” – Cnet.com

★★★★★ “Will capture your imagination and hold your attention hostage in a thrilling and much improved battle of the skies.” iPhoneglance.com

★★★★★ “This is action-packed madness, an outer space adventure of the highest level that will have all players addicted.” – Appdictions.com

★★★★★ “An addictive arcade game.” – Appbite.com

★★★★★ “AstroWings3 – ICARUS is one of our favorite iOS top-down shooters.” – Appstorearcade.com

:::::::::Join us in a special fan promotional event! :::::::::

To celebrate the launch of AstroWings 3: Icarus, all players will be awarded ★3,000 coins!!!★

▶ About the AstroWings Series:

✓ #1 Game in Korea & Top 10 Game in 30 Countries

✓ ★BEST GAME AWARD★ Samsung Appstore Award

✓ Over 3 Million Downloads

▶ Features:

– Mythology meets technological mayhem in this legendary space adventure! Choose from 3 classically named futuristic fighters: Athena, Ares and Poseidon 3

– High quality FULL HD Graphics for stunning visual effects and unbelievable animations (To maintain compatibility with older devices, users can customize the game’s graphics via the options menu; gamers with newer devices should choose “High” to enjoy AstroWings 3: Icarus at its best.)

– Experience epic outer-space combat with a sensational soundtrack of original music composed to be the perfect audio background for airborne battle

– Upgrade your weapons using AstroWings 3’s innovative new upgrade system, allowing you to increase each weapon’s power chain-massive combos

– Intuitive touchscreen interface and smoothly calibrated controls give you pick-up-and-play simplicity.

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▶ Contact US

facebook : http://www.facebook.com/m2meng

e-mail : help@m2ment.co.kr

What’s new

* bug fix – changed by review link

Read our review here.

 

 

 

4. Mega Run

Mega Run - Redford's Adventure - Get Set Games

From the creators of the #1 hit Mega Jump – over 25 million downloads!

“Literally bursting with items, power-ups, and enemies. Incredibly well-designed.” – Touch Arcade

*****
Redford’s brother and sister have been kidnapped by a mysterious monster and taken far away! Join Redford on an amazing adventure across multiple worlds and dozens of challenging stages. Find Redford’s lost family and discover new worlds to explore by following the trail of stolen coins and Forest Gems!

Mega Run – Redford’s Adventure is an epic platform game complete with an incredible cast of characters, fantastical landscapes to explore, and stacks of explosive powerups!
*****

FEATURES

★ Eye-Popping Cartoon Graphics
iPhone Games have never looked more amazing!

★ Epic Platform Action
Simple tap control designed to work perfectly with your touch screen!

★ 4 Unique Worlds With 64 Stages
Explore beautiful and magical landscapes, with more coming soon!

★ 100s of Secrets and Collectables
Are you awesome enough to find all of the missing Forest Gems?

★ 28 Explosive Power Ups
Including the Fireball, Mega Magnet, Embiggenate, Jetpack, and many more!

★ 7 Playable Characters
The cast of Mega Jump is back – play as your favorite!

★ Hoardes of Menacing Monsters
All sorts of hilarious, devious, and dangerous bad guys to take on!

★ OpenFeint and Game Center Achievements & Leaderboards
Compete with friends and show the world that you’re the best!

★ Regular Free Updates
Get ready for free updates with new worlds, stages, characters and more!

Join us on the Mega Run – Redford’s Adventure Facebook Page:
https://www.facebook.com/megarun

Follow us on Twitter:
http://twitter.com/megarungame

What’s new

– bug fixes

Read our review here.

 

 

 

5. Keek

Keek - Keek Inc.

Keek is the easiest way to create and share video updates with friends! Simply point, shoot and go.

“…the Twitter for video-based status updates” – Techcrunch
“Keek keeps it simple…” – Mashable

Keek is a revolutionary new way to discover the world and interact with others! Create & watch short video updates with your smartphone, tablet or laptop and share them with friends. Simple to use, extremely fast and 100% free. Join the social video revolution!

Features:
✓ Post video updates to your Keek profile in seconds
✓ Watch real-time videos from friends or around the world
✓ Share videos via SMS, Email, Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr
✓ Interact with users through comments and “keekbacks” (video replies)
✓ Full front and back camera support
✓ It’s extremely fast and easy to use!
✓ Unlimited video uploads – 100% free
✓ In-app notifications and much more coming soon!

What’s new

✓ View Featured and Most viewed keeks
✓ Filter My Stream by activity type
✓ New sorting and filtering options
✓ Content localization
✓ UI improvements and enhancements
✓ Fixed a crash that occasionally occurred on some users profiles
✓ Fixed a Facebook fan page posting bug

Read our review here.

 

 

 

6. UP 2012 FREE

UP 2012 FREE - DND Arts
Highlights:

– fun and simple slide-and-fly game mechanic

– procedural generated hills. You will never play the same level twice!

– 10 different balls to play

– 4 host Ukrainian cities:
Kyiv – NSC Olimpiyskiy
Kharkiv – Metalist Stadium
Donetsk – Donbass Arena
Lviv – Arena Lviv

– 4 host Poland cities:
Warsaw – National Stadium
Wroclaw – Wroclaw Municipal Stadium
Poznan – Poznan Municipal Stadium
Gdansk – PGE Arena

Play on all main European stadiums of 2012!

 

 

7. Teemo: the fitness adventure game!

Teemo: the fitness adventure game! - Bonnier R&D

Teemo is the game that turns spare minutes into fitness adventures!

***Regular price: $2.00, available FREE during our limited introductory offer***

***Teemo requires iOS 5.0 or later, and currently uses Facebook to enable social interactions.***

Climb Everest! Hike the Inca Trail! Sail the Caribbean! Teemo’s adventures transport you and your friends to exotic virtual locales where you’ll help each other get fit in real life!

Teemo is designed to make getting in shape more fun, social and efficient. By
combining short-and-sweet exercises, exciting adventures and socializing with
friends, Teemo turns fitness into the kind of playful, encouraging activity it should be.

Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/goteemo and Facebook: facebook.com/goteemo

FEATURES:

• Choose from 10 globetrotting adventures that mix real geographical info with imaginative storylines

• Create teams and complete adventures together in the style of a relay race

• Improve fitness efficiently with a proven program of short-burst exercises

• Work out using an interval timer, with audio and visual prompts

• No special equipment needed: just comfortable clothes and a little room to move

• Play your own music while you train (using iTunes, Spotify or other streaming services)

• Track your progress and win rewards

• Share your accomplishments and cheer on your friends

 

 

 

8. Tower Defense

Tower Defense® - Com2uS Inc.

★★Another Summer surprise from Global No.1 Com2uS!★★

★Get Tower Defense for FREE!★

Go and blast off the heat with the incoming aliens!

You may have played other “TD” games but get ready to play THE TOWER DEFENSE!
SILVER AWARD Winner by Pocket Gamer

*Tower Defense: Lost Earth for iPhone/iPod touch only. Universal version also available! *

★This game supports English, français, Deutsch, 中文 and 한국어

In search of resources that are no longer provided on Earth, you followed a probe released by humans years ago in hopes of discovering an alternative planet. Take command of towers with special weapons to hold your defense against endless waves of enemies on the hostile alien planet.

Tower Defense: Lost Earth takes classic defense games to a whole new world.
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NOTICE

★Tower Defense comes with new Powerup items
– Extra Lives
– Multiple uses of Special weapons
– Bonus resources
– Boost to Tower Power
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FEATURES

-40 campaign and 7 Challenge maps
-4 different game play modes
-9 Towers
-10 Enemy units
-4 Special Weapons
-5 Different World Themes (Mountains, Desert, Ice, Crater, Lava)

 

 

 

9. Knowtilus Web Browser

Knowtilus Web Browser — Innovative Web Browser with Notepad , Translation , Full Screen and Offline - knowtilus

Celebrating 3 Million downloads of our Apps!
All our apps FREE or just $.99 for a very limited time!
*****

Knowtilus (and Knowtilus PRO advanced version) is an elegant, versatile and innovative Web Browser and Text Editor suite packed with all the tools you’ll need while browsing, reading, writing, sharing and (re)searching the Web in your iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. It’s the first iOS App with a built in human-like Interactive Digital Assistant that reads aloud web pages and your documents with 52 amazing voices.

3 RESIZABLE BROWSERS IN 1
• Innovative multi-view tabbed web browser, the tabs can be rolled up/down vertically to split the screen among different websites and the built in text editor (side by side). Very handy and quick way to do multilevel browsing and web research.

READER WITH OFFLINE READING LIST
• Save Web articles in your Reading List and read them anytime, anywhere: Knowtilus makes reading web pages simpler and more enjoyable. It automatically strips the superfluous information (Ads, Banners, etc.) and shows the main content in a single column of easy-to-read clean text. Save that clean content to your Reading List and read it later in offline mode.

AUTOMATIC TRANSLATION TO 28 LANGUAGES
• Translate any web page or your documents from practically any language to more than 28 languages. Knowtilus can also read aloud your translations.

DISTRACTION-FREE TEXT EDITOR
• Write articles, papers, posts, notes, to-do lists, reminders, etc. while surfing the web. Share and copy content between the Web and text editor. Export your docs via email, iTunes File Sharing or Evernote, Tumblr, etc. Navigate with extended arrow keys and use punctuation special keys without switching the keyboard.

• Compatible with Voice Dictation feature in iPhone 4S. Now you can dictate and use your voice in the text editor view instead of typing with keyboard.

MULTI-LINGUAL TEXT TO SPEECH TOOL AND DIGITAL ASSISTANT
• Knowtilus has integrated a human-like Interactive Digital Assistant that can read aloud webpages, RSS feeds, etc. in more than 20 languages. You can also type your own text or select any text and have read it. Set the reading speed and voice language to your needs. (Please note: PDF files can not be read aloud, you need to convert them to plain text or html with other tools)

Included 52 male and female voices for these languages: American English, British English, Australian English, Canadian French, French, Italian, German, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, Spanish, Argentine Spanish, Mexican Spanish, Colombian Spanish, American Spanish, Catalan, Galician, Valencian, Swedish, Arabic, Romanian, Turkish, Russian, Polish, Finnish, Danish, Greek, Norwegian.

RSS READER
• Easily read your RSS channels like a web page and organize them as visual bookmarks. Have Knowtilus read aloud the news from those feeds.

SAVE, PRINT AND SHARE ANY CONTENT
• Use your favorite service for saving bits and pieces. Use Dropbox, Evernote, Instapaper, ReadItLater, Google Reader, Pinboard, Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook sharing services to save/post links, images, texts directly from websites and Text Editor.

• Convert Web pages and notes to PDF files and mail them.

• Print your notes and web pages via AirPrint.

OPEN AND DOWNLOAD FILES
• Easily open web files with extensions .epub, .pdf, .ppt, .doc, rtf, .avi, .key, .xls, .zip, .rar, .pages, .numbers in your other installed Apps like iBooks, Pages, Numbers, GoodReader, PDF Reader, etc.

DRAWING TOOL
• Doodle with your finger directly over web pages and text documents, create sketches and share them.

QR AND BARCODE SCANNER
• Knowtilus has an integrated QR/barcode scanner

PRO VS BASIC VERSIONS
– This Knowtilus version can read aloud short sentences and texts. If you need to read longer texts, please, download the more powerful Knowtilus PRO version.

What’s new

– Fixed the “Open In” text document feature when opening Knowtilus from other apps
– Fixed the “No Internet” connection alert when switching between apps
– Improved stability and performance

 

 

 

10. Yardsale

Yardsale - Yardsale Inc.

Beautifully simple buying and selling with your neighbors and friends.

Yardsale is now available nationwide!

List anything for sale to your neighbors and friends in 15 seconds. Just add beautiful photos with our rapid fire camera, set a price, and title your item. Give your friends first dibs by sharing your new listing on Facebook and Twitter.

When you open Yardsale, you’ll probably find some stuff you need, listed by other folks in your neighborhood, as well as some other stuff you didn’t know you needed.

We’d love your feedback. Reach out to us at team@getyardsale.com and we’ll email you back! You can also talk to us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/getyardsale

You can turn on New Item Alerts to get alerts as new items are posted nearby as well as save keywords to get alerts as matching items get posted.

Just a heads up, continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

What’s new

Minor interface improvements and bug fixes.

 

 

 

 

App prices are subject to change.

 

 

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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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