Top 10 Free iPhone Apps of the Week
By Brihanna Watson On 4 Mar, 2012 At 09:34 PM | Categorized As 10 Best Free iPhone Apps this week, iPhone | With 1 Comment

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. Kimi Raikkonen ICEONE Racing

Kimi Raikkonen ICEONE Racing - 24MAS

Start your engines and get ready to race. Now its your chance to be immersed in the new action-packed racing game featuring Formula One World Champion, Kimi Raikkonen, The ICEMAN. Live Kimi’s racing career virtually across a range of vehicles and locations around the world.

Drive in four unique locations, including built up city centre, gothic urban, rich rural and splendid mountain ranges

Play with a variety of vehicles types, including the fun shifter kart, professional rally car, performance enhanced bespoke tuner car and the ultimate race truck

Practice in Arcade mode; Progress hard and fast in Career mode; Then once you have fine-tuned your skills unleash them and play against anyone in the world in multiplayer Match-Up mode in the ultimate race!

Enjoy in-app purchases for increased performance, different and unique vehicle skins and a wealth of tracks.

Live the ICEONE experience and become the ICEMAN!

Available on Apple iOS devices (iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad) 3rd generation, 16MB+. 

Key Features:
– Fun Arcade/Practice Mode
– Kimi Raikkonen ICEONE Career and Match-Up modes
– the fun shifter kart, professional rally car, performance enhanced bespoke tuner car and the ultimate race truck 
– Four locations, including built up city centre, gothic urban, rich rural and splendid mountain ranges

– Real-world engine sounds and physics to make your sense tingle
– Leaderboard and Statistics to track your progress as you become the ICEMAN
– Share your racing experience with friends and competitors through Facebook and Twitter
– Tournaments, special events and promotions
– 3 modes of play: Arcade, Career and Match-Up
– Performance package, Graphics package and Track package upgrades to enhance and add to the ultimate ICEONE racing experience!
– Responsive tilt steering interface

 

 

 

2. Nuts!

Nuts!™ - Limbic Software

Download the FreeAppADay.com Store App and wish for more top rated paid apps like Nuts! to become FREE for a day!

Help Jake, your nimble squirrel hero, collect coins, use awesome powerups, and climb to new heights on the majestic Infinitree! JUST UPDATED with iCloud backup support so you can save your game progress to all of your current and future devices!

★ TILT to DODGE BRANCHES or SMASH right through them.
★ PICK UP FIREBALLS to fly like a rocket or engage your SHIELDS for protection.
★ COMPLETE the QUEST to unlock a new playable character named Miranda!
★ WATCH OUT for the slippery ICE ZONE and COLLECT COINS in the CHARRED WASTELAND.
★ UNLOCK UPGRADES to help you climb higher and higher.
★ CHALLENGE your friends on the GAME CENTER LEADERBOARD and EARN ACHIEVEMENTS.
★ UNIVERSAL – Optimized for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad! 
★ SHARE your best scores through Facebook or Email.

EPIC UPDATE!

Introducing online game backup & restore in the all new Settings menu! Now you can easily restore your game progress if you get a new device, or sync your gameplay across multiple devices!

By popular request, we’ve also added a Reset Game button in the new Settings menu so that you can start the game all over for a new challenge!

We’ve also added LOTS more coins and significantly increased the variety of patterns you’ll encounter as you climb the InfiniTree!

There is now a chance that your first fireball powerup in every round will be Blue or Green as well as the original Red fireball (if you have unlocked the other colored fireballs).

Lots of other enhancements, fixes, and optimizations!

 

 

 

3. Shake A Date

Shake A Date - Shake A Date Ltd.

Shake A Date is the new, exciting way of meeting your perfect date, with a fun and random twist!

Connect, share and have fun with the person you want to find by simply shaking your iPhone, iPod or iPad……..and its FREE!

Search for the person you want to find by choosing their Gender, Age Range and either Current Country and Current City or, GPS which will find the people closest to you within a chosen mile radius.

Once you’ve entered their criteria start the fun by shaking your iPhone (iPod or iPad) you’ll then randomly find someone matching the criteria you entered. If you’re not feeling them simply keep shaking until you find someone you like.

When you find someone you like you can start chatting to them, or if you’re feeling shy and want them to ‘make the move’ then send them a ‘Like’ and let nature shake its course.

 

 

 

4. Readability

Readability™ - Readability, LLC

** Readability – the web’s best reading platform – finally arrives for your iPhone or iPad **

Readability turns any web page into a clean view for reading now or later on your computer, iPhone or iPad. With the Readability app, you can catch up reading what you’ve saved with the free Readability add-on for your web browser. 

To start saving articles from the web to Readability, visit www.readability.com using your favorite browser and install the free Readability add-on.

FEATURES:

TURNS ANY WEB PAGE INTO A CLEAN, COMFORTABLE READING VIEW
Readability automatically turns web pages into a clean, elegant, single-column reading view. With beautiful typography provided by Hoefler & Frere-Jones, the reading experience in Readability is second-to-none.

READ ON YOUR TERMS – ANYTIME, ANYWHERE.
Too busy to read while on your web browser? Save any web page to Readability and it will be automatically saved on your web browser, iPhone or iPad. Once synced, your articles will be there for you – whether you’re online or offline.

A READING EXPERIENCE SECOND TO NONE.
Readability is all about making it easy for you to enjoy reading. You can customize the reading view by adjusting type size, contrast and margins to your liking.

SHARE WHAT YOU’RE READING.
Readability provides built-in native sharing support. You can post a favorite article along with your own comments on Facebook, Twitter or by email to your friends.

MANAGE YOUR ARTICLES WITH UNLIMITED STORAGE.
Users of Readability enjoy an unlimited, searchable archive that syncs on the web. As soon as you’re done reading an article, simply tap it to archive.

 

 

 

5. Lorax Garden

Lorax Garden - Oceanhouse Media

★★ FREE for a limited time! Find Other Dr. Seuss Apps on Sale this Week Only! ★★
Help the Lorax regrow the world’s Truffula tree forests! Design your own trees and flowers, see them grow right before your eyes, and share beautiful postcards you’ve created with friends & family.

★ Selected by Apple in “Apps for Earth Day” – April 2011
★ 3.5 stars out of 4 – USA Today
★ “Absolutely fantastic, one of the best iPhone games we’ve ever played” – OWTK.com
★ “The perfect game for kids” – Appmodo
★ “Game with a cute theme for a good price” – MacGamer
★ “Well-suited for kids” – Gamezebo
★ “I’d say it’s a hit” – The iPhone Mom
★ “A fantastic simulation game for kids!” – PadGadget

Features:
– Design your Truffula tree – Choose the color, leaf shape, trunk shape, and trunk pattern for each tree in your forest. 
– Grow your tree – Water the trees in your nursery and watch them grow before your eyes!
– Grow flowers – Watch your flowers bloom as you give them water, pull weeds, and shoo harmful insects away.
– Share your creations – Email beautiful postcards of the trees and flowers you grew to friends & family.
– Numerous challenges – Each forest has different needs which become more challenging as the game progresses.
– View your progress – The world map shows how many forests you’ve regrown and how many still need your help!

Additional features:
– Beautiful 3D artwork inspired by Dr. Seuss
– Whimsical music and sound effects
– Suitable for all age 6 and up

 

 

 

6. Pinweel

Pinweel - Pinweel, Inc.

Pinweel is group photo sharing made simple.

Easy-to-create group albums. Cool photo filters. 
Take great looking photos and automatically post them to a group album. Invite friends to join the fun so you can all share pics simultaneously, in real time, right on your phones. Add comments, and push your favorite photos to Facebook and Twitter.

Create group albums around your favorite events:

✿ At the kids’ soccer game.
✿ At a concert.
✿ During a night out with friends

You can also make your group albums public or private, allowing a unique opportunity to collaborate on and explore any theme, holiday, event or cause you like. Giving you full control over who has access to your group albums.

Pinweel’s original, new filters let you make each photo uniquely your own. Getting started with Pinweel is easy. 

➊ First, start a new group album.
➋ Next, set its privacy level.
➌ Then, invite friends to join it.

Now you’re ready to share photos to the group album!

Key Features:
✿ Give your pics an awesome new look with Pinweel’s cool filters.
✿ Create group albums to share pics with family and friends.
✿ Set privacy levels ranging from completely public to totally private.
✿ Comment on and like pics others have added.
✿ Find and follow all your friends and their group albums.
✿ Send invites to your Twitter and Facebook friends, and your mobile contacts.
✿ Track the Activity stream to view comment threads and see what pics your friends have added.
✿ Share pics instantly on Facebook and Twitter.
✿ Get creative and start fun themed group albums like Funky Cloud Shapes and Fresh Kicks! 
✿ Works with iPhone 3GS, 4, and 4S! 
✿ Compatible with iOS 4.2.1+.

 

 

 

7. Snackr

Snackr - Snackr, Inc.

★ Featured on the App Store week of 2/27/12
★ #2 in the App Store news category as of 3/3/12
★ Featured on TechCrunch

Snackr delivers personalized audio news in bite-size. Think Siri, if she were your own personal news anchor. Not only that, start your day with a reminder of your friend’s birthdays, the weather, sports scores from your favorite teams, horoscopes and much more!

We know you’re busy and don’t always have the time to read the news. Get the news you want from your favorite sources while you’re driving, working out, or waiting in line at the coffee shop.

Features:
– Supports many popular news sources
– Reminders of your friends’ birthdays, the weather, sports scores and more!
– Get a full, personalized news update in 5 minutes
– Get each news story in about 30 seconds
– Mark stories for reading later, or read them while listening
– Share interesting stories with your friends
– Get summaries of your favorite magazines (coming soon!)

By downloading the Snackr app, you accept the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy agreements (http://www.snackr.com/about/documents/)

Snackr wants to hear from you!
– Visit us at www.snackr.com
– Email us at jason@snackr.com
– Follow us on Twitter at @SnackrApp
– Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Snackr/170143493055764

Snackr is a newspaper, news aggregator, RSS reader, news radio, and news magazine.

 

 

 

8. Fancy Pants Free

Fancy Pants Lite - Chillingo Ltd

Join Fancy Pants Man in his first ever portable outing on the App Store as you help rescue his little sister, Cutie Pants, from the worst pirates ever. Check out this free trial and get hooked on the Fancy Pants Adventure!

• AN INCREDIBLE ADVENTURE 
Leap, slide, sprint and smash your way through some of the most unique levels to be found in gaming. 

• SO FANCY PANTS MAN…WHAT’S NEW? 
Fancy Pants Man will wield new weapons, take on new enemies and use a ton of new tricks and abilities on his way to rescuing his beloved sister. 

• LOOKS PRETTY FANCY 
Unique hand-drawn artwork and gorgeous, colorful visual style. 

• START A COLLECTION 
Collect the squiggles and stars spread throughout each stage. 

 

 

 

9. Foreca.st

Foreca.st - Hurricane Party, Inc.

Forecast is the best way to meetup with your friends!

Checkout all the cool places your friends are going, or create your own forecast to share where you’ll be later today. Queue up multiple forecasts and then check-in with one touch when you arrive. Whether you’re going out for coffee or a wild night on the town Forecast helps you meetup with your real friends out in the real world. It’s social networking that’s actually social.

Download now and see why Forecast is the most popular app in the AppStore for meeting up with your friends. 

FEATURES
• Share where you’re going so friends can join you
• Your friends can easily meet you by using the “Me Too” feature
• No more texting to coordinate where you’ll be, use one app to meetup with all your friends
• Check-in reminders when you’re close to your destination
• Share your forecasts on Facebook and Twitter (optional)
• Invite your friends to meetup even if they’re not on Forecast
• Post your check-ins to Foursquare
• Check in with one touch when you arrive
• Stay in touch with everyone in your group with simple group chat
• Receive Foursquare points for your check-ins on Forecast
• Queue up multiple check-ins so you never loose another mayorship

This is version 2.0! Here’s what’s new:

✔ Invite your friends to meetup even if they’re not on Forecast!
✔ Smart check in reminders! (based on a combination of time and location) 
✔ Facebook Login!
✔ New Icon!
✔ Bug fixes

Happy forecasting!

 

 

 

10. The Simpsons: Tapped Out

THIS GAME IS LIFE-RUININGLY FUN! Homer accidently caused a meltdown that wiped out Springfield. D’OH! Now, it’s up to you to rebuild it! From the writers of The Simpsons, tap into a city building game that lets you create your own living, breathing Springfield… for FREE. 

HOW FUN IS IT? LET US COUNT THE WAYS!

1. First, you can get it for free!
2. Make Springfield just like you want it.
3. Help Homer find Marge, Bart and the rest of his family and friends! (Ned Flanders, too.)
4. Complete tasks to earn… mmm, donuts!
5. Make Apu work ridiculously long shifts at Kwik-E-Mart.
6. Grow and harvest Tomacco on Cletus’s Farm.
7. Party down with Duffman at Duff Brewery.
8. See how your Indolence, Consumerism, Gluttony stack up on the Conform-o-meter.
9. Enjoy exclusive, never-before-seen animated scenes sure to please fans of TV’s longest-running comedy.
10. Visit your friends’ Springfields, play pranks, and collect cash.
11. And did we mention… it’s free to play?

IS THAT ALL? Of course not! But who wants to read all this text on an iPhone screen? So you should CHECK OUT THE SCREENSHOTS because the screenshots really sell it… even though we really don’t have to sell this game… because it’s FREE!

NOTES: 
– The response to The Simpsons: Tapped Out has been overwhelmingly positive – so overwhelmingly, in fact, it has created some connection issues. If you are now experiencing this with the game, it’s likely the cause. We are currently working on a solution, and we’ll have more info to share soon. Thanks for your patience.
– Because of its many awesome features, we recommend connecting to WiFi the first time you launch this game. Please be patient while it loads (we promise it’s worth the wait).
– Play on iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPad, iPad 2, iPod touch 3 (3rd generation) or iPod touch (4th generation).
– You must have an Internet connection to play, so please make sure your device is connected.

 

 

 

App prices are subject to change.

 

 

 

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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:

    UPDATE: The Simpsons: Tapped Out has been removed from the app store. This statement from the app’s Facebook page: 
     “To make sure you current players have the best possible experience, we’ve temporarily removed The Simpsons: Tapped Out from the App Store. Yes, as a current player you can keep playing — and things should only get better as we make improvements to connectivity. Once we have a solution, we’ll return the game to the App Store so new players can join in the fun. Meanwhile, thank you for your patience and support.” 

    We will update with a link for purchase once it is back up. Thanks!

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