Top 10 Free iPhone Apps of the Week

Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr +

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. Swordigo

Swordigo - Touch Foo

Download the Store App and wish for more top rated paid apps like “Swordigo” to become FREE for a day!

#1 Adventure game on the U.S. App Store! Thank you all for your support!

“Swordigo is a love letter to the platforming and adventure games of the past.” — SlideToPlay, 4/4

“There’s never a dull movement as you hop between platforms and slash your sword against a plethora of enemies.” — Apple’n’Apps, 4.5/5

“Honestly, if you only buy one game this week, you should choose Swordigo.” — AppAdvice

Run, jump and fight your way through a vast world to defeat the spreading corruption.

• Explore a magical realm of dungeons, towns, treasures and devious monsters.
• Gain experience and level up your character.

• Find powerful weapons, items and spells to defeat your enemies.

• Venture into gloomy caves and dungeons illuminated by the atmospheric dynamic lighting system.

• Precise touch controls designed specifically for iOS.
• Customize the controls to your preference.

• Game Center and OpenFeint Achievements.
• Use iCloud to sync saves between the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.
• Retina display support for both the iPhone and the new iPad.

See the trailer video at

What’s new

• Fixes bugs in the Corrupted Grove and World’s End Keep.

• Fixes various gameplay and crash issues.
• Other minor adjustments.




2. Speed U

Speed U - Appwill Co., Limited

Getting tired of annoying distribution for different Apps?
Still spending 4 or 5 taps to call your family?
Willing to save your time?

Speed U will speed up your iLife!

It is a simple but useful launcher that enables you to operate any app you want, such as “call your mother”, “send message to girl friend” or “turn on the flash light”. You just need to choose your favorite application, put into Speed U by simple tap, and enjoy the convenience it brings. Download now to take ease!

– Open your customized Applist by one touch
– Detection for running applications supported
– Usable interface with strobe supported
– Favorite website collection supported
– Mail access shortcut supported
– Call/SMS shortcut supported
– Speed Flash.

Please note that “Continued use of the flash may dramatically decrease battery life.”

What’s new

1. More customization for launching website/dial
2. Settings to turn off sound
3. Support Japanese




3. Pixlr-o-matic PLUS

Pixlr-o-matic PLUS - Autodesk Inc.

NOTE: If you have activated PLUS in Pixlr-o-matic, you already have complete access to the growing catalogue of Effects, Overlays and Boarder packs.

Don’t miss one of the most talked about and popular photo apps, with over 2 million combinations to make your photos will look spectacular! It’s so easy that anybody can create stunning shots.
This fun and simple darkroom app makes it easy to add an effect, overlay and border to get that retro, grunge, clean or stylish look, all in just three simple steps. And with more options than any other photo app, you will never be out of new styles.

✓Pixlr-o-matic PLUS gives you instant access to the growing catalogue of Effect, Overlay and Border packs.
✓Effects help you adjust the mood – amplify the tone, cool it down, or add surreal shades.
✓Overlays add drama, sparkle, neon, light leaks and grunge.
✓Finish off your photo process with the right border – pick a style that fits you.
✓Want it all in a single swipe? Try the randomizer and we’ll select an effect, overlay, and border for you.
✓No camera required! Select a photo from your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch and start applying filters. If your device has a camera, you can also snap a new picture from within the app.
✓Share your photo directly with your friends through Facebook,, dropbox, iTunes, Flickr or email.

Millions of users and critics agree!

“Pixlr-o-matic isn’t the only app that lets you do this, but it’s the best” –LA Weekly “If you have any interest at all in iPhoneography or artful photography editing, all I can tell you is: download this app!” –

What’s new

✓ Improvements to effects engine to enhance results with certain effects
✓ Resolved problems that occur when downloading multiple effects at once
✓ Fixed issues with square crop
✓ Bug fixes
✓ Fixed problems that may occur upon upgrade from 2.1 to 2.1.1




4. PlaySay Spanish

PlaySay Spanish -

The fun, social way to learn Spanish. ★ Featured by Apple as New and Noteworthy ★

PlaySay is a first-of-its-kind game that connects language-learners so they can have real conversations with pronunciation feedback.

★ “Making learning a language fun” – The Wall Street Journal
★ TechCrunch Disrupt Finalist – TechCrunch

It’s the best way to learn useful Spanish phrases, practice them with a real Spanish partner, and improve your pronunciation!

Great for all skill levels!

★ PlaySay features ★

☞ Practical language: Each conversation that you have will center on real-life scenarios, like introducing yourself, ordering food, and even FLIRTING!
☞ Real native speakers: We’ll match you with native Spanish speakers and you’ll learn from their pronunciation.
☞ Pronunciation feedback: PlaySay uses speech-recognition technology to evaluate your Spanish pronunciation. We’ll tell you if you’re saying it correctly!
☞ Thousands of useful phrases: Each conversation you have will expose you to new phrases that you would actually use if you were visiting a Spanish-speaking country.
☞ Phrase mastery: PlaySay keeps track of the phrases you use and even lets you know when you’ve mastered them. Master phrases to level up and earn rewards! You could even win a trip to Spain!
☞ Play with friends: Have a friend who’s also learning Spanish? Match up and have a conversation together! Listen to each other’s Spanish pronunciation!

★ What’s Next? ★

Below are the updates we’re working on for PlaySay’s next version. Please let us know which you feel are most important to you (or suggest others) so that we may know which features to work on first.

1. Compatible with iOS 5.0
2. More content
3. Faster loading time for ‘matches’ list
4. Improved ‘matches’ algorithm
5. Faster loading time for ‘friends’ list
6. Faster loading time for game dashboard (home screen)
7. Faster loading time for “Create Game”
8. Facebook login screen doesn’t ever show once logged in
9. Better dialogue bubble graphics
10. Ability to post your entire conversations (mp3) on Facebook to show off your Spanish skills

We take every review very seriously and do our very best to update the app accordingly. Please don’t be shy! We’d love to hear your feedback, questions, etc. Just email us at

What’s new

☞ Entire game board redesign to drastically reduce clicks to get into a current game
☞ ‘Nudge’ functionality to get those lazy partners of yours to reply
☞ Removal of ‘Survival’ missions (for now)
☞ Entire system improvement to make everything in the app load faster
☞ ‘Matches’ algorithm improved to show the best options for you as opposed to merely an alphabetical list




5. Ice Rage

Ice Rage - Mountain Sheep

Download the Store App and wish for more top rated paid apps like “Ice Rage” to become FREE for a day!

★★★★★ New game from the developers of Bike Baron, Death Rally and Minigore.
★★★★★ Bike Baron, Enviro-Bear and John Gore as guest stars!

#1 Sports Game in US, Canada, Finland and 25 other countries!

Gameplay video:

A Tribute to Hat Trick

Ice Rage brings the classic 8-bit hockey experience to the 21st century! We dare you to take on John Gore, or challenge your friend in the most intense single-device multiplayer you’ve ever experienced.

There are tons of unique characters to choose from! Try out the Ice Aces, amazing special characters such as lightning fast Santa or heavy-hitting Enviro-Bear. Team up with crazy goalies like Rudolph the Red Wall, and you are sure to get the upper hand.

Music and sound fx from the audio designer of Alan Wake & Max Payne.


✔ Universal build
✔ Optimized to run at 60 fps on iPhone 4S, iPad 2 and the new iPad

✔ Single-device multiplayer for 2 people
✔ Game Center online leaderboards
✔ Awesome 3d graphics

✔ Customize your matches
✔ Three difficulties: easy, medium and hard
✔ Rage-Off multiplayer mode: Destroy your friend!
✔ Tournament mode: Can you defeat the legendary Skar?

Compatible Devices: Ice Rage is ONLY compatible with iPod touch 3rd generation (32GB and 64GB models only!), iPod touch 4th generation, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPad, iPad 2 and the new iPad.
(iPod touch 3rd generation 8GB model is not a real 3rd generation device, and Ice Rage is NOT compatible with it.)

What’s new

★★★ Update 6 brings full support for the new iPad! ★★★

✔ Completely new multiplayer game mode Rage-Off has been added!
✔ Cat Pack IAP: Adds Gebetto & Skeleton as new characters!
✔ Playable Reindeer added to Skar Pack!

✔ Beautiful rim lighting on all characters
✔ Much improved audio compression
✔ Retina iPad Splash Screen has been added

✔ Brand new icon featuring Gebetto the Cat!




6. Gogobot Postcards – Postcards, Travel Guide, Restaurants

Gogobot - Postcards, Travel Guide, Restaurants - Gogobot

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Gogobot

Featured by Apple “Great FREE Apps”
Travel & Leisure Top Travel Apps (2011)
TIME Magazine Top 50 Websites (2011)
“Gogobot is like Pinterest for your travels” – Mashable (2012)

Gogobot is the best way to travel in the know! Browse destinations and plan your next trip by tapping into friends’ insider tips. What users love about Gogobot:

✓ PLAN and MAP your next trip easily! View and edit your plan anytime on the go or on

✓ GET INSPIRED! Browse over 60,000 destinations and see friends’ insider tips.

✓ CREATE stunning photo postcards of your travels.

✓ SHARE your postcards on Facebook and Twitter.

✓ WRITE REVIEWS (★★★★☆) while you’re out and about–they’ll be added automatically to Gogobot for you and your friends.

✓ FIND USEFUL INFO about places nearby or on your trip–hotels, things to do and restaurants, including:
– Friends’ reviews
– Phone numbers and opening hours
– Addresses and maps

♛ NY Times
“An efficient way to build an itinerary based on recommendations from friends and other travelers.”

♛ TIME Magazine Top 50 Websites in 2011
“On a Web chockablock with travel sites, Gogobot stands out for its ambition, inviting design and social feel.”

What’s new

Ability to comment on Postcards.

Improved search allows you to search for spots near you or in your desired destination.

Search restaurants by cuisine type and things to do by category (e.g., museums, landmarks, etc).

Filter search results by the rating or distance from your current location.

Invite friends from your Address Book or Facebook.

Various design improvements.




7. Awakening: The Dreamless Castle

Awakening: The Dreamless Castle - Big Fish Games, Inc

Happy Mother’s Day! As our thanks for doing all you do, download the FULL version of Awakening: The Dreamless Castle absolutely FREE! We’re also giving away Tiny Places and Mahjong Towers Touch! Visit for more info. Saturday and Sunday only!

After awakening in a mysterious castle it’s up to you to collect clues and valuable items needed to solve perplexing puzzles and escape! Listen to your fairy friend as she guides you towards the exit. In the graphically rich iPad version, play fun mini-games and solve clever locks to make it to the next room in the castle. Use your Hidden Object skills to search for the next hint and discover a young Princess’ destiny in Awakening: The Dreamless Castle.

☆☆☆ Features ☆☆☆
✓ Fun, challenging mini-games and puzzles to solve along your quest
✓ Game Center Achievements and Leaderboards
✓ Challenge for the high score in Goblinjong mode!

☆☆☆ Discover more from Big Fish Games! ☆☆☆

We’re big believers that everyone is a gamer at heart and that games are a great source of joy and relaxation. Founded in 2002, Big Fish Games is a developer, publisher and distributor of casual games. We offer a virtually endless selection of interactive games that you can enjoy anytime, anywhere — on your PC, Mac, mobile phone, or tablet. Renowned for offering A New Game Every Day!® on, Big Fish Games distributes more than two million games per day worldwide.

We have many other great iPad games including:
➠ Secret Mission: The Forgotten Island
➠ Haunted Manor: Lord of Mirrors
➠ PuppetShow: Mystery of Joyville
➠ Amazon: Hidden Expedition
➠ Big City Adventure: New York City
➠ Nick Chase: A Detective Story
➠ Azada
➠ Buckingham Palace: Hidden Mysteries
➠ Hidden in Time: Mirror Mirror
➠ Atlantis Sky Patrol
➠ Cooking Quest

You can always find an updated list at!

Try out Big Fish Games’ iSplash! newsletter and never miss a sale or new game again! Sign up at:

Follow us on Twitter:

Become a fan on Facebook:

What’s new

* Improved performance
* Fixed an issue related to goblins disappearing
* Added Japanese support

We are constantly working on updates to enhance your gaming experience.

Try out Big Fish Games’ iSplash! newsletter and never miss a sale or new game again! Sign up at:

Follow us on Twitter:

Become a fan on Facebook:




8. Smart Office 2

Smart Office 2 - Picsel

***May Mayhem Continues for this weekend***

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 Dropbox 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.

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.
★ 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:
By downloading you agree to Terms of use at

What’s new

Fixes crash on startup / black screen.




9. PicPlayPost

PicPlayPost - Flambe Studios LLC

✰✰✰✰✰ In honor of Mother’s Day, PicPlayPost will be free all weekend! Capture and share your Mother’s Day celebration with PicPlayPost!

“Frame and Share the Perfect Picture with PicPlayPost” – AppAdvice

Featured in AppsGoneFree. Your daily free app resource.

PicPlayPost is the FIRST and ONLY video framing app on the market. Perfect for social video platforms like Viddy and Socialcam.

PicPlayPost offers you the convenience to combine video and photos into a nicely organized frame you can share in a few simple ways:

✓ Post video and picture frame directly onto Facebook
✓ Post picture frame directly onto Twitter
✓ Post video frame directly onto Youtube
✓ Save video and picture frame to your photo album and upload it to other social media platforms (TwitVid and Viddy)
✓ Export picture frame to Instagram (Instagram does not support video)
✓ Email and MMS

The standard features allow you to customize every frame to suit your personality or mood.  Each frame can be created in just seconds so download PicPlayPost today and send us what you made @PicPlayPost and

✰ Main Features

✓ Add 4 video clips (up to 30 sec. each)
✓ High resolution image outputs
◆ 3264×3264 (iPhone 4S & iPad 3)
◆ 2592×2592 (iPhone 4 & iPad 2)
◆ 2048×2048 (iPhone 3GS, iPad 1, iPod Touch)
✓ Video Resolutions
◆ Full 30fps
◆ 1280×1280 (1:1), 768×1152 (2:3), 960×1280 (3:4), 1280×720 (16:9). iPhone 4S, iPad 2 and iPad 3
◆ 960×960 (1:1), 640×960 (2:3), 720×960 (3:4), 1280×720 (16:9). iPhone 4
◆ 512×512 (1:1), 420×630 (2:3), 480×640 (3:4), 640×360 (16:9). iPhone 3GS and iPad 1
✓ Play videos in sequence or at the same time
✓ Add effects to images & videos (iOS 5.0 and above only)
◆ 6 image filters effects
◆ 5 video filters effects
✓ Mix video audio with songs from your iPod library
✓ 36 fully adjustable frames
✓ Create frames in 1:1, 2:3, 3:2, 4:3, 3:4, 16:9 ratios
✓ Placements & adjustments designed and optimized for small screen
✓ Support both portrait and landscape orientation maximizing working screen area
✓ Adjust placement with easy drag and drop
✓ Support free (any angles) rotation of image/video inside frames.
✓ Customize background with colors or patterns
✓ Change border width and add rounded edges
✓ Share your artwork via Facebook, Twitter, Email, Instagram, Youtube, and MMS
✓ Runs on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

✰ Special Note: Please grant location service access to enable video trimming as well as photo album filtering of photos & videos. PicPlayPost does not gather any location data or access your GPS device at any time. Apple requires that users are granted access to location service to protect user privacy since photos and videos can contain location information.

✰ For any questions, feature enhancements, concerns, please contact us at and one of our experts will address your note.

What’s new

✓ Improved compression of “minimize size” video outputs
✓ Increased resolution of “optimize quality” video outputs
✓ Faster upload to Facebook and YouTube




10. Death Rally

Death Rally - Remedy Entertainment Ltd


Death Rally is an action packed COMBAT RACER with GLOBAL MULTIPLAYER, STUNNING VISUALS and more than 10 HOURS of CARS, GUNS and EXPLOSIVE FUN. NUMBER ONE in 83 countries with more than 6 million gamers worldwide!

A one time purchase for all your supported iOS devices!

Race against incredible boss drivers like DUKE NUKEM. Upgrade and level up you cars and guns in a thrilling single player career mode or global multiplayer! Lock and load and enter the Death Rally, humiliate and destroy your opponents or sabotage the race. You choose how you win, NO TRICK IS TOO DIRTY!

Brought to you by REMEDY, renowned developer of MAX PAYNE and ALAN WAKE! LOAD YOUR GUNS, START YOUR ENGINES… IT WILL BLOW YOU AWAY, LITERALLY! This is no Sunday Drive. This is DEATH RALLY.

★ Selected for Apple’s iOS Hall of Fame
★ Mashable: #1 racing game on iOS
★ Winner of Pocket Gamer Award
★ IGN: “Death Rally hits the target.”
★ Toucharcade 5/5: “The highlight of Death Rally is the fantastic visuals, with support for Retina Display devices and full screen anti-aliasing on the iPad 2”

✓ Massive single player career mode, unlock and upgrade cars, weapons and challenges
✓ Enormous online multiplayer campaign ROAD WARS! Friends play, battle modifiers, unique paint jobs, and a whole lot more!
✓ Awesome controls with 2 camera angle options
✓ Featuring guest drivers – DUKE NUKEM, BARRY WHEELER, JOHN GORE
✓ Leaderboards and achievements via Game Center
✓ Runs silky smooth 60fps on iPad 2, the new iPad and iPhone 4S with full screen anti-alias

★ ★ ★ IMPORTANT ★ ★ ★
Multiplayer requires Game Center account and iOS 4.2.1 or newer!

Compatible Devices: Death Rally is ONLY compatible with iPod touch 3rd generation (32GB and 64GB models only!), iPod touch 4th generation, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPad, iPad 2 and the new iPad.
(iPod touch 3rd generation 8GB model is not a real 3rd generation device, and Death Rally is NOT compatible with it.)

Follow us on for updates!

Death Rally is an original Remedy Entertainment IP, developed in partnership with Mountain Sheep and Cornfox & Bros.

What’s new

✓ Daily rewards should now work better.
✓ All users should now automatically get their purchases reloaded at startup.



App prices are subject to change.




About Author

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.

Leave A Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.