Top 10 Free iPhone Apps of the Week
By Brihanna Watson On 24 Jun, 2012 At 05:00 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. League of Evil

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* * LEAGUE OF EVIL NOW FREE FOR A LIMITED TIME! * *

Get ready for the GREATEST platformer with the most responsive controls to hit the App Store yet!

* * LEAGUE OF EVIL 2 IS NOW AVAILABLE ON THE APP STORE! * *

The world needs your help! Evil scientists worldwide have joined forces forming a “League of Evil”; the only super agent who can stop them is YOU!

As a special trained agent you can double jump, flipping your way over obstacles. You are also training in wall jumping gaps to reach new heights. So get ready to show your sick acrobatic moves across 60 challenging levels! Fight your way through your mission and find the mad scientist to deliver a well earned pixel punch in the face!

The world is counting on you. Now go save everyone!

FEATURES

– Over 160 levels of super agent action!

– Sick acrobatics: Jump, flip, wall jump, wall hug, double jump

– Multiple world locations

– Decapitations

– Pixel art and chiptune retro style game!

MORE REVIEWS

“League of Evil is totally worth your dollar.” – TouchArcade.com

“League of Evil offers some of the tightest controls I’ve seen in a mobile game!” – Destructoid.com

“I simply cannot put the game down!” – TheAppERA.com

“League of Evil is how you do a platformer on the iPhone!” – MTV.com

“Super fun game, easy to get sucked into and looks gorgeous as a pixel platformer!” – RazorianFly.com

“League of Evil’s controls are flawless.” – AppModo.com

“An 8-bit throwback through-and-through!” – TouchGen.net

“League of Evil is perfect for fans of retro-inspired games!” – 148Apps.com

“Best implementation of on-screen controls in a 2D side-scroller that I’ve yet seen!” – GamePro.com

“This is a quality game that opts to take what other platformers have done and do it better.” – SlideToPlay.com

“Whether you’re a casual gamer after a challenge; a platformer fan after a fix; or a hard core gamer ready to test your skills, League of Evil will provide you with what you need.” – AppSpy.com

“Highly recommend this game.” – CNET.com

“Definitely consider dropping the $0.99 for League of Evil!” – MacLife.com

“The. Best. iOS Platformer. Ever. Need I say more?” – NoDPad.com

– Stability fixes
– Trailer for the sequel League of Evil 2!

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2. Streamified

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Add separate streams for your social networks, including Facebook (and Facebook pages), Twitter, Tumblr (and additional Tumblogs), LinkedIn, Instagram, Google Reader, blogs, and more… then watch them come together chronologically!
More than just a reader, Streamified allows you to update your status, capture and edit photos, share links, “like” posts, retweet, reblog, and more from your favorite social networks. Interact with the content you love to read and share it with your friends and family.

The journal aesthetic suggests our bookmarking feature, which allows you to save favorite posts for later. With support for Instapaper, Readability, and Pocket built-in, you can add links to your read-later list on the go. You can see all your bookmarked and saved posts in their respective streams, too.

Subscriptions to a variety of regularly-updated blogs, Pinterest and Reddit topics, and other read-only feeds are also support. Note that since Google+ has not released an API for 3rd party applications, we can only provide a public read-only feed at the moment. While you cannot post to these networks, they do allow you to read and discover new content easily.

What’s new

* Complete rebuild of the UI for better speed and stability
* Instagram support!
* Better photo editor
* Emailing posts
* All streams have been combined into a single stream for your viewing pleasure. Tap on the header (name of the stream) to change which stream you’re viewing.

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3. Spotify

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We’re the #1 music app in the App Store – check out the 5-star ratings below!

FreeAppADay.com introduces Spotify as FAAD’s Discovery App of the Week!

Spotify gives you instant access to millions of songs on your iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch.

With the Spotify app, you can choose to listen for free, or subscribe to Spotify Premium.

Free radio: US only

US users can listen to radio for free. Discover and save music on the go! If your station plays a song you really like, save it with a single tap. Unlimited songs and stations – listen forever!

Premium 48-hour free trial

If you haven’t tried Premium before, you can try it for 48-hours, completely free. Just download the app and log in using your Facebook account*. 
After your trial, you can still listen to your own music, or subscribe to…

Spotify Premium

Premium is the top-of-the-range Spotify experience. Now you can sync all your favourite playlists to your phone and listen offline. Or go online and stream anything you like from the Spotify library. It’s access all areas with Premium.

Praise for Spotify
– “Spotify is so good” – Mark Zuckerberg – CEO and Founder of Facebook
– “The celestial jukebox is no pipe dream; it’s here now.”- Time
– “Spotify makes music fun again, just like the iPod did nearly 10 years ago.” – Billboard.biz

Spotify Premium features
• Instant access to millions of songs
• Stream online
• Listen offline – no mobile connection needed
• Share music with your friends
• Star your favourite tracks
• Wirelessly sync your own music to your iPhone, iPod Touch & iPad
• Create and sync playlists
• Send the music you’re enjoying direct to Last.fm & Facebook

Love Spotify?

Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/spotify
Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/spotify

* Full mobile terms of Use & 48-hour free trial terms and conditions can also be found on the Spotify website.

What’s new

There’s a great new radio experience in Spotify. Now you can discover and save music on the go! If your station plays a song you really like, save it with a single tap.

• New: Start a radio station based on your favorite playlist, genre, album, artist or track.
• New: Personalize your radio station by voting tracks up or down
• Improved: Long-press on any track to show an improved context menu
• Fixed: People view scrolls more smoothly
• Fixed: Stability improved
• Fictitious: this version is allergic to nuts

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4. Flipboard: Your Social News Magazine

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Beautifully designed for iPad and iPhone, Flipboard creates a personalized magazine out of everything being shared with you. Flip through your Facebook newsfeed, tweets from your Twitter timeline, photos from Instagram friends, sounds from SoundCloud and much more.

Fill Flipboard with the things you like to read, from niche blogs to publications like Rolling Stone and Lonely Planet, and use Instapaper or Readability to save articles to read later. Flipboard creates a single place to enjoy, browse, comment on and share all the news, photos and updates that matter to you.

In addition to Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, you can flip through your newsfeeds and timelines from Google Reader, LinkedIn, SoundCloud, Tumblr, Flickr, 500px, Sina Weibo and Renren on Flipboard.

See why Flipboard has been named Apple’s iPad App of the Year, one of TIME’s Top 50 Innovations, the top social app at the 2012 Webby Awards, the Brit Insurance Interactive Design of the Year, and other accolades.

What’s new

★ Connect Flipboard to Google+ to enjoy the activity in your stream and circles in the form of a beautiful magazine.
★ Log in to YouTube to flip through videos being uploaded and shared by the channels you follow.
★ Fully localized editions for Germany, Italy, Korea, Netherlands and Spain—including hundreds of regional recommendations in the Content Guide.

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5. Tumblr

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Follow the world’s creators.

– Post anything: Share photos, video, quotes, chats, links, and text.
– Multiple blogs: Seamlessly manage all of your blogs.
– Advanced controls: Save drafts, queue posts, and more!
– Messages: View and reply to messages.
– Easy camera access: Swipe the compose button up!
– Offline support: Post, like, reply, and reblog even when you’re not connected!

What’s new

Get ready for a faster, completely-rebuilt app that’s better in every possible way.

– Sleeker Dashboard
– Easier to tap stuff
– High-res images
– Spotify support
– Improved photosets
– New image viewer
– Tag search
– Radar!
– Notifications live in one place
– New and improved post forms
– Faster (no more waiting for the post to upload!)
– Camera shortcut (swipe the compose button up!)
– Text post shortcut (swipe the compose button left!)
– Offline support (post, like, reply, and reblog even when you’re not connected!)

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6. Ocarina 2

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Blow into your phone, play the notes, feel the magic as Ocarina 2 responds to your breath, touch and movement. Turn your phone into an ancient flute-like instrument with Ocarina 2, and play the songs you love. Ocarina 2 brings all the magic from the classic Ocarina – one of Apple’s All-Time Top 20 Apps – and more!

The sequel to the original, Ocarina 2 now includes a completely new song mode. Easily play and learn your favorite songs as scores light up to guide your fingers. You control the notes, speed and tempo, allowing your expressivity to shine.
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“If everyone had the Ocarina app there would be no more wars” – David Pogue
“One of the most original entertainment programs to emerge from the App Store” – Wall Street Journal
“Ocarina is one of the most magical programs I’ve ever seen” – NY Times
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From classical to pop, video game themes to traditional songs, there is something for everyone! New and free songs released weekly. Choose from songs including:
– Theme from Zelda
– Mario Brothers Theme
– X-Files
– Apologize – One Republic
– Baby – Justin Bieber
– Bad Romance – Lady Gaga
– Clocks – Coldplay
– The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
– Ave Maria – Bach
– Clair de Lune – Debussy
– And much, much more!

Want a song that’s not available? Suggest songs on Smule’s Facebook or Google+ page: www.facebook.com/smule and http://gplus.to/smule

Do you love Ocarina classic? Just go to “Freestyle” on the home menu and play any song you like with no guidance. Scores still available at http://www.smule.com/songbook/scores.

Play your Ocarina in the new “whistle mode” (we find it particularly fun to play “X-Files” and “The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly”).

Make progress towards mastery and achievements such as:
– “Iron-Lung” (25,000 breath points)
– Breath points accumulate as you blow into your Ocarina
– Or, attain status such as “Ocarina Jedi” by mastering 100 songs

Hear people playing around the world:
– Listen in on Ocarina players all over the world by visiting – – the interactive Smule globe
– Love & comment on your favorite performances
– Share your favorite performances through Facebook or e-mail

Watch some great Ocarina performances on YouTube: www.youtube.com/smule.

Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/smule
Follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/smule

Try other Smule apps:
Magic Piano, Magic Guitar, Glee Karaoke, I Am T-Pain, MadPad

What’s new

* watching videos to earn tunes now works (previously was erroneously saying “no more videos”)
* several bugs fixed
* sound stability improved

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7. Photo Editor by Aviary

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Featured by Apple as a New and Noteworthy app!

“A one-stop shop for any photo editing need.” -Mashable

“A very comprehensive photo editor and pretty much everything you could ever want to do on your phone.” -LifeHacker

“Clean and elegant, simple and intuitive, and it’s also incredibly fast. One of the best photo editing experiences on the iPhone.” -AppAdvice

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Aviary is a powerful photo editor which we created because we wanted a quick and easy way to edit our photos on the go with no fuss.

We’ve included all the tools you need, in a super intuitive interface so you can get right to editing.

Features:

✮ One-tap auto enhance
✮ Gorgeous effects
✮ Fun stickers
✮ Color balance
✮ Crop and rotate
✮ Adjust brightness, contrast, and saturation
✮ Sharpen and blur
✮ Draw and add text
✮ Cosmetic tools: fix redeye, remove blemishes and whiten teeth

…and we’re adding new tools all the time icon smile Top 10 Free iPhone Apps of the Week screenshot Got a feature request?? It may already be in the works! Check out the list of upcoming features or submit your own idea at http://aviary.uservoice.com

Bonus:

✮ Purchasable effect packs!
✮ High resolution output
✮ Drag and drop to customize the toolset
✮ Scroll through your recent photos in a cover photo-like view from the home screen

✻ ✻ Special note: Please grant location service access when the app launches to enable us to display your recent photos in a gallery view on the home screen. It’s not required to use the app, but will make choosing recent photos a whole lot easier for you!

✐✐ Developers: Want to add this editor to your own app? You can choose the tools you need, change the colors of the UI, and more. Download our SDK for free at aviary.com.

What’s new

Bug fixes

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8. Gas Guru: cheap gas & more

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Don’t empty your wallet at the pump… Gas Guru helps you save time, effort, and money before you hit the road! Quickly find the best gas prices nearby. Easily find restaurants, roadside assistance, coffee, auto repair and ATM’s and see the search results alongside gas stations near you.

Do you always find yourself filling up near home or down the street from work? Label and save your frequent locations for easy access to up to date prices. You can even save a few extra cents by comparing the price of gas near work, home, or other favorite locations to find the cheapest available. Tap to get directions, view the time of the last price update, and more.

Download the app today, rev up those engines, and hit the road!

Features:
· Find cheap gas prices near you**
· Compare gas prices near work, home, or other favorite locations
· Label and save your frequent locations for easy access to cheap gas nearby
· Filter your search by gas/fuel grade and view results by map or list view
· Get the detailed info you need – directions, maps, prices of all grades, address, time of last gas price update, and more
· Quickly search for coffee, restaurants, roadside assistance, auto repair and ATM’s close to the pump

A handy road companion, Gas Guru makes it easy to save money and get more of what you need on the go. Download Gas Guru now!

Be safe, don’t be a distracted driver…

** Service Station and Fuel Price Data provided by OPIS (Oil Price Information Service) in cooperation with Wright Express

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9. Nike+ Running

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The most popular running app on iTunes just got a fresh new look for summer. Map your runs, track your progress and get the motivation you need to reach your goals. No sensor or additional products needed, just grab your phone and go.

– From the trail to the treadmill, your iPhone’s GPS and accelerometer accurately record your distance, pace, and time. In-run audio feedback lets you know these metrics at every mile, so you can stay focused on your run.

– Get in-ear cheers from your friends on Facebook and Path when you broadcast that you’ve started a run. Tag the Facebook friends who you ran with and share a map of your route with friends and family.

– Have a song that gets you pumped? Set up PowerSongs to give yourself a boost with the tap of a button.

– Syncing your run to the Nikeplus.com website allows you to view your
maps on a larger screen, set a new goal, and find Nike+ Top Routes in your
area. Check it out.

– Localized app language support in Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean,
Portuguese, and Spanish.

-COMPATIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: The Nike+ GPS App is compatible with iPhone
3GS, iPhone 4 and iPod touch (2nd, 3rd, and 4th generations) running iOS
4.0 or later.

– Some features such as Share Run and Cheer Me On require users to be connected to a wireless network for full functionality. Note that iPod touch does not support GPS functionality. Also, please note that continued use of GPS running in the background could dramatically decrease battery life.

What’s new

– We have fixed the app issue reported by some users and you will now be able to lock your phone or send the app to the background without missing a single step of your run. We apologize if your last run didn’t “count.” Please reach out to @NikeSupport on Twitter if you are having any issues. Thanks for your patience and enjoy your run.

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10. Grabatron

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Take control of a UFO with a retractable claw and destroy the puny humans! Terrorise them anyway you like: Toss them, crush them, abduct them – it’s up to you.

Grabatron – where being evil has never been so much fun!

SPONSORED BY APPODAY

Download Appoday (it’s free!) to get more premium deals like Grabatron for free.

** Massive JUNE Update **
• 5 Ships: Scout, Mustax, Hornet, Talonator and XenoClaw!
• 5 Landing Zones!
• Ship Upgrades: Speed, Shield, Crystal Attraction!
• Extra Lives!

!! COMING SOON – SHIP MOUNTED SPECIAL WEAPONS !!

** Get the latest Grabatron news and have your say at facebook.com/grabatron **

Features:
• Beautiful HD Graphics
• Realistic Physics
• Huge world to explore – both above and below ground!
• Find hidden power-ups
• Upgrade your ship
• Over 30 different missions
• Global Hi-scores with GameCenter
• Both Tilt and Touch control options

Reviews:
“Crazy high replay value, Future Games Of London has delivered one of the best action games in the AppStore” – App Shack 4.5/5

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What’s new

– iCloud for automatic syncing progress between devices
– Game Center Achievements
– Now a Universal App: Works on both iPhone and iPad

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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. Brihanna is the creator of the App Junkie column at The Smartphone App Review. You can also follow her on Twitter & Tumblr @brihannajoi

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