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. Lost Winds
An innovative, fresh platform-adventure bursting with gameplay ideas – wield the awesome elemental powers of Enril the Wind Spirit, from raging tornados to the subtlest breeze, in a stunningly presented combination of combat, exploration and puzzle solving.
Guide and protect Toku, a young boy and the only one who can help you release the curse placed upon the enchanting world of Mistralis and its people by evil Balasar.
LostWinds is absorbing, beautiful and fun – an essential experience on iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. Put the power of the Wind at the tips of your fingers today!
“Its blend of beautiful graphics and sound, compelling platforming, challenging puzzles and of course the intuitive one-finger controls, makes it one not to miss.” TouchGen
“A wonderful treat, brimming with clever ideas and imaginative sights.” PocketGamer
“Drop whatever you are doing and pick this up now, you won’t regret it.” AppShack
“Buy this, sit down with a cup of coffee in a peaceful house and enjoy the best few hours in gaming, and savour every moment.” SmartPhone App Review
TouchGen Editor’s Choice “Best Platformer of 2011”
– Power Toku’s jumps and glides through Mistralis’ different regions
– Buffet and smash enemies
– Solve puzzles as you journey to a dramatic showdown
– Richly interactive: Mistralis rewards experimentation and bursts to life with your every action and exploration
– Includes Game Centre integration and Achievements
– The ‘Snapshot’ feature lets you add game characters to your own photos and share with friends
GIFT THIS APP: Click the “Buy App” arrow on the iTunes® App Store
ESRB Rating: EVERYONE with Mild Fantasy Violence.
Online Interactions Not Rated by the ESRB.
Australian Government Classification Board classification: G
We are collecting statistics to help us target further improvements to our iOS games. This version of the game sends a tiny one-off packet of data to Frontier – an anonymous snapshot of what hardware, iOS version and language settings are in use only. No personal information is ever recorded.
The high resolution images featured on this page were taken from iPhone4s and iPad2. The actual image quality this universal app delivers will vary depending on the processing capabilities and screen resolution of the device on which you run the game.
– New iPad (3rd generation) runs at full resolution
– Further control improvements (multi-touch and D-Pad)
– Performance optimizations
– Improved Photo-mode interface
2. Camera Awesome
“… it is by far one of the most full-powered camera apps I’ve used, and it marks an exciting advance for smartphone cameras.” – The Wall Street Journal
“…makes the iPhone feel less like a cameraphone and more like a phonecamera” – TIME
“An iPhone app that Instagram and Apple could learn from” – ReadWriteWeb
★★★ More than 2 million downloads in less than a week! ★★★
★★★ #1 Photography App in 55 countries! ★★★
★★★ #1 Overall App in 10 countries ★★★
Awesomize Your Memories.
awe·some·ize | To trick your friends into thinking you’re a famous photographer.
Camera Awesome takes your photos to the next level by shooting faassst and taking sharper, better-exposed shots. Make your memories come alive with stunning professional effects. 0-Tap sharing on the sites you love.
★ 1-Tap and 0-Tap Sharing
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, SmugMug, Picasa, Photobucket and Flickr.
★ 1-Tap Awesomize
Touch just once for perfect pictures.
★ Professionally designed special effects
From renowned photographer Kevin Kubota.
★ Beauty, Brains and Blistering Speed
Gorgeous design that gets out of your way.
★ Great Scott! Video Time Travel!
Precording starts before you hit record.
-Native iPad support. Shoot, Awesomize and share on the big screen!
-Support for Facebook Single Sign On in iOS6
### iPoe Collection is FREE today with AppGratis!
October 7 marks the 163rd anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe’s death. We want to commemorate his legacy spreading his work to as many as possible, therefore iPoe Collection for iOS will be free during this weekend.
** Reached #1 Book in Spain, Mexico, France, Belgium, Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Paraguay, Peru, Costa Rica, Bolivia, Ecuador, Czech Republic and Belize.
** #1 App in Overlapps.com
** “iPoe is of such high quality that it underscores the strength of Poe’s material.” -padgadget.com
** “This is Poe the way he should be presented to new audiences: haunting, cautionary, and brilliant.” -technologytell.com
Rediscover Edgar Allan Poe as you’ve never imagined! iPoe is a new concept where music, illustration and interactivity combine to invite you to dive into the darkest corner of the human soul.
♦♦♦ USER REVIEWS ♦♦♦
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Reading this App I see, hear and feel Poe’s stories. It really gives me the shivers! 🙂
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
The App is brilliant! I love it!
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Never have I read a book while being this immersed in the story. The animations, music and font of the text on beautiful pages are very well put together to bring you the ultimate experience. I wish all books in the future would be this well put together. Thank you for making this app!
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
The illustration was beyond amazing and the animations enhanced the stories beyond belief.
♦♦♦ FEATURES ♦♦♦
In the XIX century Edgar Allan Poe was ahead of his time and captured the terror and darkness of the human soul, in each of his stories, as no one had ever done. Rediscover his work with iPoe, the Interactive and Illustrated Collection of Edgar Allan Poe with which you will find the difference between an electronic book and a total interactive experience exploring all capabilities of the iPod, iPhone and iPad. Get shrouded in shadows and dive into the dark work of the master of horror through some of his best stories:
♦ The Oval Portrait
♦ The Tell-Tale Heart
♦ Annabel Lee
♦ The Masque of the Red Death
✓ Fully illustrated by David Garcia Forés.
✓ Interactive elements and animations that bring the stories to life.
✓ Original soundtrack created by Teo Grimalt.
✓ Texts in 3 languages: English, Spanish and French.
✓ Includes Edgar Allan Poe’s biography.
✓ Universal App.
✓ Retina Display ready.
✓ A collection of the illustrator’s sketches.
Prepare to savour the fear through a unique experience! Download iPoe Collection, the ultimate Edgar Allan Poe experience.
– Improved performance
– Minor bug fixes
4. Smart Office 2
Smart Office 2 is FREE today with AppGratis!
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 —
For up to date product news, sneak peaks and announcements find us on Facebook and Twitter:
iOS 6 compatible. Improved printing.
5. FoxTube – YouTube Cache
★★★ Free today with App of the Day ★★★
Download the app “App of the Day” and discover every day a paid app that becomes free for 24 hours!
Play YouTube video anywhere without buffering.
Make playlists and enjoy it on the go or from a TV.
* Easy search (auto-completion, search history)
* Manage playlists (rename, merge, move, copy, delete)
* Supports background play (multitasking)
* Supports remote controls
* Display media info in lock screen(iOS5 only)
* Pre-cache videos before playing (pre-cache algorithm can be selected independently for 3G/WiFi)
* supports YouTube HQ videos
Video player features:
* Play speed: Play at 0.5X speed to 2.0X speed.
* TV-out support for iPhone4 & iPhone4S
* AirPlay & AirPlay mirroring(on 4S)
* Pan gestures in list view to switch between views
* Customizable gestures in player
* supports multi-stroke gestures (you can assign lots of functions with just one finger)
* A-B repeat
* Bookmarks within video
* Scene brower: find moment in video by thumbnails.
* previous frame / next frame
* extreme slow motion play without audio (1FPS – 0.5X).
* repeat mode: repeat all/one/none
* YouTube, YouTube logo are trademarks and properties of Google Inc. YouTube logo is used for informational purposes only.
– remote controller bug fix
– YouTube webpage width fix for landscape mode
6. Royal Revolt!
★★★ Top 3 iPad game in US & CAN ★★★ “Selected a “Great game on iPhone 5” in 17 countries
“Royal Revolt is a gem in the App Store giving you a full game experience for free.” (Touchgen.net)
Royal Revolt is a brand new reverse T-defense game with beautiful 3D graphics and intuitive touch controls! Lead your soldiers to victory against your greedy relatives who have stolen your father’s throne.
★★★ How to play ★★★
Use the simple touch controls to direct your troops
Employ battle magic to heal, stun or destroy
Upgrade your hero, knights and spells
Conquer all 30 castles to become King
★★★ The story so far ★★★
You are a young Prince, sent by your father to learn magic at Bogsmarts, a boarding school for the spoilt and untalented aristocrat youth.
When you return after two years with a B.A. in Petty Magic, all has changed in your father’s land:
Your father has died and your ugly aunts and uncles have carved up the Kingdom among them. You throw a tantrum, but to no avail: your relatives suggest you go back to school and leave politics to the grown-ups.
But you are a man now! You sell your jeweled teddy bear, collect a few trusty soldiers and set out to KICK THE GREEDY BUSTARDS out of their castles.
Which are rightfully YOUR castles, damn it!
★★★ Press quotes ★★★
“Part melee action, part on-the-fly tactics, Royal Revolt!’s gameplay is the perfect example of walking the razor’s edge between new tricks and old staples.” (148apps.com)
“Royal Revolt is a gem in the App Store giving you a full game experience for free.” (Touchgen.net)
“Royal Revolt! is a must get, you really can’t go wrong with trying out this game.” (Gamerchica.com)
★★★ Join us on Facebook ★★★
http://facebook.com/royalrevolt • http://facebook.com/flaregames
We have optimized the game for iPhone 5 and iOS 6, including Retina display support
• CHALLENGES: Challenge your friends in the Game Center
• FACEBOOK: Elite missions now with scores. Battle with your friends on Facebook
• MUCH STRONGER: Your boosts are now visualized in-game
• MUCH NICER: Several improvements and optimizations
The official iPhone application from Starbucks! In addition to paying from Starbucks for iPhone, you can now add a Starbucks Card to Passbook. It’s the fastest way to pay at Starbucks – just scan and go!
With Starbucks for iPhone, you can manage your Starbucks Card balance, reload your card, track your Stars in the My Starbucks Rewards program and send an eGift to a friend. And there’s more!
Our easy-to-navigate store locator points you to the closest store and lets you search by amenities. You can also explore our whole bean coffees, find nutrition information and build your own perfect drink. And if you feel like being social, you can share your location or favorite drinks through Facebook and Twitter.
• My Cards: Pay with your iPhone/iPod Touch at 6,800 U.S. company-operated Starbucks and 2,000 Target and Safeway locations. Check your Starbucks Card balance, reload your card, view your transaction history and transfer balances between cards.
• Add your Starbucks Card to Passbook.
• My Rewards: Track your Stars in the My Starbucks Rewards program.
• eGift: Send an eGift to a friend via email or Facebook wall post.
• Messages inbox to receive Starbucks notifications and special offers.
• Store Locator: Find the closest stores, directions, store hours and amenities.
• Drink Builder: Create and share your perfect Starbucks beverages.
• Food Menu: Browse our delicious food menu and see nutritional info and ingredients. Use filters to help find foods that meet your health and wellness needs.
• Coffee Menu: Explore Starbucks whole bean coffee and find your perfect cup. Starbucks Roast Spectrum sorts our coffees by three roast profiles to help you find the flavor and intensity that is perfect for you.
We want to hear from you! Go to www.mystarbucksidea.com to contribute your opinion on what Starbucks should do next.
• General bug fixes and usability enhancements
• Passbook support
• iOS6 support
• Now easier to sign up and start earning Rewards with our new account creation flow
• Accessibility, data optimization and performance improvements
• Users who have upgraded to iOS 6 can now connect their Balance™ Rewards account to Passbook
• Create a Balance™ Rewards account, log in and add your rewards card to Passbook
• Select your preferred Walgreens location and when you’re near that store, Passbook will display your Balance™ Rewards card
REWARDS PROGRAM FEATURES
• Introducing Balance™ Rewards from Walgreens
• Save, earn, redeem, in store and online
• Get exclusive pricing as a member
• Refill by Scan* – Simply scan the barcode on your prescription bottle for instant refills
• Pill Reminders – Schedule reminders on your app to take your medication
• Refill Reminders – Sign up to get Rx Text Alerts to know when it’s time to refill your prescriptions
• QuickPrints – Choose pictures from your iPhone albums to print and pick up at your local Walgreens in about an hour—no log-in or account required
• Print from Facebook – Select photos from your Facebook albums to print and pick up at your local Walgreens in about an hour
• PrintWorthy – Create and print a PrintWorthy card using a photo from your Facebook albums with likes and comments
• Coupons & Offers – Access multiple exclusive mobile offers with the Mobile Coupons feature and view local weekly offers in our Weekly Ad
• In Store Maps – Use your Shopping List to map and find items on a Walgreens store map
• Barcode and QR Code Scanner – Learn more about our products by scanning product barcodes or QR codes from our paper Weekly Ads
There is no charge to download the Walgreens app, but specified rates from your wireless provider and other fees as noted in your Walgreens account agreement(s) still apply.
* Available only on iPhone® 4, 4S and iPhone® 3GS (iOS 4.3.5 and above).
• Balance™ Rewards integration with Passbook for iOS6 users
• Minor bug fixes for Weekly Ad and Coupons
If you love Target, the newest version of the Target App for iPhone gives you even more to love. Stay organized with TargetLists. Save money with Daily Deals. Check prices with the Barcode Scanner and much more. Now shopping at Target is as easy as tap, tap, done.
Not only can you browse and purchase your favorite items right on your phone, you can also create and organize your shopping list, get special offers, check prices and more. Buy, store, share and use GiftCards and redeem coupons right on your phone. You also get special features like voice recognition to make shopping easier than ever. Looking for something specific? Our new map view makes it easy to see at a glance which Target stores have it in stock.
Shop Target Anywhere.
Shop, add to cart and check out, all in a made-for-mobile experience.
Like deals? Us too. Check out our sale items and add them to your list right from the ad.
Get today’s deals right on your phone. Act fast, save big and ship free.
Tap, there it is! Find the Target store nearest you wherever you are.
Easily manage your registry for your little bundle of joy. Then sleep. You’re going to need it.
View your registry, add more items and share it with friends and family in a snap. Marital bliss starts right here.
Don’t forget toothpaste. Use TargetLists to keep track of the things you need. Checking them off is as easy as tap, tap, done.
Find in Store.
Looking for something specific? See if it’s in stock before you make a trip.
It’s a gift card minus the card. Ditch the plastic when you store, use and manage GiftCards right on your phone. Even buy and send one as a gift.
Sign up from the app to get deals sent to you twice a month. No scissors required.
Ratings and Reviews.
Check out which products are tops and what fellow shoppers have to say about them.
No more extra trips to the pharmacy. Track and refill prescriptions at Target from anywhere.
Boop! Use your phone’s camera to scan UPC barcodes and QR codes to get prices, check availability, add to your lists and more.
“Bananas.” Some words are more fun to say than type. Just speak to update lists or search for items for hands-free simplicity.
Check out everything from new arrivals to seasonal specials. It’s the easy way to stay hip to what’s hot.
Update your address, payment information, and more. All in one place.
• Resolved an issue where the app might crash when tapping a coupon signup link.
• Fixed an issue where a default name might be displayed when signing into a My Target account.
• Resolved an issue when using filters after certain search terms.
• Resolved an issue where users with spaces in their first or last names were unable to signup for coupons.
10. Paper Toss Friends
Download the @FreeAppADay.com Store App and wish for more top rated apps like Paper Toss Friends to be featured on FAAD!
Let’s play Paper Toss Friends! Now you can take turns playing Paper Toss with your Facebook, Twitter and Game Center friends, email contacts, and other real people. Introducing Paper Toss Friends – It’s Your Turn!
Apple recently recognized the original Paper Toss app one of the Top 3 Most Popular Free iPhone Games ever. Paper Toss Friends is a social, multi-player version of the mega-hit game where you compete against other iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch players. You’ll score points by flicking wads of paper into the office trash can. Take turns with your Facebook, Twitter & Game Center friends, email contacts, or random opponents from around the world. Out toss the other player over three rounds and you win. Then, let the trash talking begin!
Paper Toss Friends is entirely free!
✔ Flick paper balls in the trash bin to win
✔ Challenge Facebook & GameCenter friends
✔ Invite your email & Twitter contacts to play
✔ Toss watermelons, grenades & other stuff
✔ Select from several levels of difficulty
✔ Kill time and avoid real work
Install Paper Toss Friends today!
✵✵✵ Paper Toss Friends
✵✵✵ It’s Your Turn!
Paper Toss Friends is brought to you by Backflip Studios, makers of absurdly fun mobile games like NinJump, DragonVale, Ragdoll Blaster, Strike Knight, Army of Darkness Defense, Shape Shift and Remembird. Search the App Store for “Backflip Studios” to see all our apps.
Follow @BackflipStudios on Twitter for free game announcements and other updates.
Thanks for playing!
App prices are subject to change.
Want your app reviewed like this one? Get it seen by our massive reader base here - Submit your app!