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. Temple Run: Brave
THE HIT APP IS NOW FREE FOR A LIMITED TIME, GET RUNNING TODAY!**
**Note: Update issues are now resolved & game play should be back to normal.
TEMPLE RUN: BRAVE IS AN OFFICIAL APP FROM IMANGI AND DISNEY/PIXAR WITH AN ALL NEW LOOK AND NEW ARCHERY FEATURE!
From Imangi, the makers of Temple Run, and Disney comes a new take on the most exhilarating app in the App Store. Join Merida from Disney/Pixar Brave as you run, slide, jump, turn and shoot your way across the wilds of Scotland on an endless running adventure!
New features just for Temple Run: Brave —
• Introducing ARCHERY – tap targets to shoot a bullseye and earn extra coins
• New, amazing visuals. It looks better than ever!
• All new environments inspired by Disney/Pixar Brave and the wilds of Scotland
• Play as Merida from Disney/Pixar Brave
• Outrun Mordu, the demon bear, to earn running glory
Bonus: Download Temple Run: Brave and start running with $.99 USD worth of coins for FREE, that’s 2500 coins for power-ups and more!
Also includes all the great features from Temple Run:
• Simple swipe and tilt control that are easy to use and just feel right
• Level up your character and use crazy power-ups
• Game Center Leaderboards and Achievements to compete with your friends
• Endless play!
What critics have to say about the original Temple Run:
• “Best endless running game in the App Store… You’ll love every minute” – AppleNApps.com
• “A fast and frenzied iPhone experience.” – IGN.com
• “Most thrilling and fun running game in a while, possibly ever.” – TheAppera.com
2. Smart Office 2
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Download Smart Office for Free
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View, create, edit and share Microsoft Office documents on your iPhone or iPad.
Smart Office makes creating, editing and sharing Microsoft Office and other documents on the move even easier through a contextual interface, drag and drop editing and sharing to email in original or PDF format and sharing to Drop box or Google Docs.
PRINTING included! No need to buy a separate Printer app. You can print to thousands of wireless printers from 34 manufacturers including HP, Epson, Canon and Samsung. However, not all printers or network configurations are compatible.
CLOUD FILE ACCESS! Download your files directly from Dropbox and Google Docs.
Manage files using Picsel’s Visual Explorer file manager. See thumbnails of your document in the Timeline view and helpful information in Document Info View. The Smart Office 2 Dashboard is your new hub for mobile office activity.
Our benchmark viewing technology means you can view Adobe PDF, image files, plain text and other standard applications, without losing important content.
Load email attachments, edit and send back while you’re out of the office or in a meeting. Create new documents from scratch. SmartOffice is the only office application that allows you to create documents using a FREE set of preloaded templates.
Smart Office is intelligent, it adapts to your device with UI included in the application developed to know whether you are using a Tablet or Smartphone.
— Features —
★ View and edit major office documents.
★ Edit text directly in your document.
★ Export to PDF.
★ Print to thousands of wireless printers, but not all.
★ Choose fonts, colours, alignment, formatting, move images, and more.
★ Unique Document Info View.
★ Visually appealing Timeline View
★ Send and receive email attachments.
★ Create and delete files in storage.
★ Recalculate spreadsheets and update charts with new formulae.
★ Zoom to any size from multiple-pages-on-screen, to huge.
★ Slide show presentation.
★ Cut and paste selections to the special scrap book and system clipboard.
★ Undo mistakes easily.
★ Reflow pages to fit screen or use full page layout.
★ Tablet user interface with easy dialogues.
★ Phone UI, with multi-touch or single touch gestures.
★ World’s first stereo 3D document viewing.
★ High performance loading and zooming.
★ Search for text, and follow hypertext links.
★ Navigate easily to any page with convenient gestures.
★ Dropbox file sharing to cloud storage.
★ Google Docs file sharing for some files, beta
★ Create new documents from optional templates.
★ File browsing is convenient and fast.
★ Save correctly in original format without losing data.
— File formats —
★ Microsoft Office: all versions since 1997:
★ Word, PowerPoint and Excel 97, 2000, XP, 2003, 2007, 2010, doc, docx, xls, xlsx, ppt, pptx (viewing and editing);
★ Adobe Acrobat PDF Viewer, PDF Reader, Save as PDF;
★ JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP images (viewing);
★ Vector WMF and EMF diagrams (viewing).
★ Print to Epson, HP, Xerox, Ricoh, Lexmark, Canon, Konica, Sharp, Oki, IBM, Toshiba, Samsung, Brother, Dell and many other wireless printers supporting HP PCL3GUI, PCL6, PCL5, Epson ESC/P-R, Samsung SPL.
— Languages —
Application localised for:
Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Japanese, French, German, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Turkish.
View documents in the following languages: Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Spanish Swedish, Turkish and Ukrainian. Korean is supported on iOS 5.0.
— Connect —
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3. THOR: Son of Asgard
Thor: Son of Asgard is FREE FOR A LIMITED TIME! Download now to save $2.99!!!
Then check out Marvel’s newest hit app launching today: Avenger’s Initiative!
Play as the Mighty Thor and defend Odin’s Kingdom of Asgard from her enemies!
Son of Asgard features stunning HD graphics optimized for Retina Displays that bring Asgard and Thor to life. Step into the role of Thor in this epic 3D action game. Asgard is under siege from forces both inside and outside its walls. Wield the great hammer Mjolnir as you battle rampaging foes to protect the kingdom and the nine worlds.
ALLIES and ENEMIES ABOUND
Famed Thor allies like Sif and the Warriors Three join Thor as he faces fearsome enemies like Dark Elves, Trolls, Ulik and the Midgard Serpent.
Heroic action awaits as you channel the power of lightning to unleash devastating magical attacks against your enemies. Throw Mjolnir for long range strikes.
PLUNGE THROUGH PORTALS
Navigate the diverse environments of Jotunheim, Alfeim, and Asgard to solve the mystery of the invasion and rescue Sif from her captors.
ORIGINAL STORY AND SOUNDTRACK
The lore of Thor comes to life with an original story and script written by Marvel writer Bryan J.L. Glass. Comic panels by Marvel artist Ron Lim and a compelling original soundtrack complete an engrossing Thor experience.
4. Mad Skills Motocross
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– “If you’re in the market for a fast-paced arcade-style racing game it doesn’t get much better than Mad Skills Motocross.” TouchArcade.com
– “Mad Skills Motocross is maybe the best game in the genre.” AppCraver.com
– “Mad Skills MX is a should buy that will have your finger glued to the green gas pedal for hours.” AppAdvice.com
– “Mad Skills is loads of fun and a great app in every aspect.” AppSafari.com
– “Mad Skills Motocross is a must-have iPhone game for any racing game fan.” Download.cnet.com
– “It’s a huge amount of fun for the price and you’ll find yourself easily spending hours trying to shave off a few precious milliseconds from your previous best time.” 148apps.com
– “This simply is a must-buy for all stunt-racing fans.” AppModo.com
Now includes Amateur and Pro modes, for both casual and high-level gamers!
Description: Turning a fan-favorite genre on its head, the hyper-addictive Mad Skills Motocross plays and feels like no other side-scrolling racing game. The unparalleled physics engine and unexpected power-ups give you a level of control that you have to play to believe. Launch off an enormous jump, land on your rear wheel, hit the throttle, and leave your opponent in a spray of dirt—then brag about it on Facebook and Twitter! Mad Skills Motocross is fun for novices but deep enough for nearly endless competitive high-level play. You’ll need to master wheelies, stoppies, nitro, rocket boots, backflips, front flips, and much more to truly be the best.
See what players of the desktop version of Mad Skills Motocross have known since 2009: it’s the best side-scrolling motocross game ever made.
Get it today!
* NEW: Tournament – Play against other’s replays for real prizes
* Change the appearance of your bike and rider
* Compete on 52 tracks, from easy to very technical
* 30 more awesome tracks available as in-app purchases
* Compete in Career or Time Attack modes
* Compete in either Amateur or Pro modes for varying levels of difficulty
* Six additional free tracks for everyone
* Two bonus tracks for our social media friends
* Race against OpenFeint Leaderboard leaders
* Watch replays of OpenFeint Leaderboard leaders
* Use five different power-ups to find faster ways through tracks
* Send “ghosts” to your friends to race via OpenFeint Challenges
* Race “ghosts” of your own or your friends’ best times
* Watch replays of your best races
* Rub in victories over friends on Facebook and Twitter
* Dominate the OpenFeint leaderboards
* Collect OpenFeint achievements
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• Share deals with your friends and family through Facebook, Twitter, email and SMS
6. Flow Free
Flow Free is a simple yet addictive puzzle game.
Connect matching colors with pipe to create a flow. Pair all colors, and cover the entire board to solve each puzzle. But watch out, pipes will break if they cross or overlap!
Free play through hundreds of levels, or race against the clock in Time Trial mode. Gameplay ranges from simple and relaxed, to challenging and frenetic, and everywhere in between. How you play is up to you. So, give Flow Free a try, and experience “mind like water”!
*** Flow Free features ***
– 600 free levels available in Free Play mode
– 10 different board sizes
– 30 free levels of each size
– Free Classic, Bonus, 8×8 Mania, and Jumbo level packs
– Additional level packs available for purchase
– Game Center achievements as you solve levels and complete packs
– Track your completion of each level in Free Play mode
– Strive for accuracy in Free Play using the fewest, most efficient moves
– Strive for speed in Time Trial for the most and fastest solves
– 20 scored Time Trial variants to choose from by board size and duration
* Look & Feel
– Smooth, polished touch interaction
– Colorful UI
– Fun sound effects
– Clean vector graphics and animations
– Labels available for color impaired players
Retroid is free for a limited time!
Retroid is a space arcade game built with lo-res voxels. Please enjoy the five levels of stylish blocky action.
Although is is an arcade game, it has the unusual feature that at any time you can pinch, zoom, rotate the 3D camera to see the action from any angle. There’s a button to zoom out to orthogonal 2D view, too, if you are feeling nostalgic.
This game also supports a certain arcade cabinet peripheral that shall not be iNamed.
Retroid is a universal app — so the same version runs on iPad and iPhone! It requires iOS 3.2 or later.
The levels and characters for Retroid were built with the block-construction app “Voxel.”
Capture your life! It will be the most precious treasure for you.
Flava, life-log service, is that you can store valuable memories of your life on your private space. You can store your memories on Flava Cloud safely and use Cloud-connected Flava through various platforms.
Various features to save your memories easily :
☆ You can store Text, Photo, Video, Location, Voice Record, Book, Music, Movie, and URL
☆ Stored page will be synchronized with Flava Cloud automatically.
☆ Support Real-time beautiful live photo filter.
☆ Support Tags by theme of various situation and topic.
☆ You can share your page on SNS such as Facebook, Twitter, etc
☆ Flava with various platform such as Web Service, iPad, and PC versions will be released soon.
How to Use Flava :
☆ Simple idea note
☆ Travel note for each moment
☆ Diary of valuable memories with friends
☆ Baby album for my kids
☆ Scrapbook of famous restaurants
☆ Thought note of book or movie
9. Gems With Friends Free
Here comes a hypnotic new game from the makers of Words With Friends! Gems With Friends is an all-new, fast-paced social puzzle game that is easy to learn and difficult to master. A mix of clever planning and lightning reflexes will have you combining colorful gems together in head-to-head competition with your friends. It’s a different game every time!
• Arcade gameplay that challenges your speed and strategy
• Simple, fun drag-and-drop controls
• Super polished art with over the top effects
• Amazing power-ups to supercharge your scores
• Play FAST to collect Stars and earn extra points
• Or play SMART to set up chain combos to multiply your score
Gems is the latest game to join the ‘With Friends’ network:
• Take turns playing online in up to 20 simultaneous games
• Play with friends or let us find a random opponent for you
• Stay in touch with friends and family with in-game chat
• Push notifications tell you when it’s your turn
Use of this application requires a Facebook or Games With Friends account.
Love Gems With Friends? Try our other ‘With Friends’ games:
• Matching With Friends
• Scramble With Friends
• Hanging With Friends
• Words With Friends
• Chess With Friends
10. Walk Score
Get your Walk Score and find walkable places to live.
Walk Score instantly calculates the walkability of any location and shows you a map of nearby restaurants, coffee shops, grocery stores, etc.
Walk Score helps you find apartments and rentals near the places you love. It’s the only app that lets you search by commute time or near public transit. We help you find a place where you can drive less and live more.
+ Instantly get the Walk Score for any location
+ See nearby restaurants, groceries, shops, parks, etc.
+ Find apartments and rentals by commute time
+ See the freshest listings from top rental sites
+ Search for apartments near public transit
+ Customize your search: price, beds, pets, etc.
+ Contact landlords on the go
Everything you need to find a place you love!
About Walk Score: We believe walkable neighborhoods with access to public transit, shorter commutes, and people and places you love are the key to a happier and healthier lifestyle.
App prices are subject to change.
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