Top 10 Free iPhone Apps of the Week 05 February 2012

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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. Spider Swiper by Mentos

Spider Swiper by Mentos - The Martin Agency

Spider Swiper is a great little game that is an absolute bargain for free. We found it to be an extremely addictive title, the best free app this week and one that you should snap up right away. Here is the developers listing:


Thanks to everyone for your feedback. We’ve listened and updated gameplay and instructions, and made several bug fixes.


• Train in the gym with 3 brand-new mini games!
• Training levels up your stats to help you master the toughest spider fights.
• PUNCH FOR STRENGTH– build up your strength on the heavy.
• RUN FOR SPEED– hit the treadmill and increase your speed.
• JUMP FOR STAMINA– give the jump rope a whirl to raise your stamina.
• Master the spiders – get 3 stars on each spider by winning the match, winning the match with at least 50% health, and winning with a combo.
• New Game Center achievements and leaderboards.

They may look like your average spiders, but these have super strength and can’t wait to take you down. Think you can beat them? Inspired by the famous Mentos Rainbow Spider commercial, this game allows you to exact revenge on these ferocious arachnids. 

It’s your thumbs against their eight legs in a fight to the finish!

From veteran Game Designer Graeme Devine, lead designer of 7th Guest, 11th Hour, Quake III and Halo Wars. 

Fight your way through the six classes of these mini beasts and compete for status in Game Center. Super addictive gameplay. 

• Six realistic spiders, each more difficult. 
• Super-real environments, even under the bed!
• Game Center support. 
• Press and hold to get your dukes up!
• Swipe to attack! 
• Use combo moves! 
• Watch your health and stamina.
• Crowd noises react to your fight. 
• Totally free! 


 2. Law and Order: Legacies

Law & Order: Legacies - Telltale Inc

**Episode 1 is FREE for a limited time!**

Multi-Pack [Episode 2 – 7 Bundle] Now Available for $12.99 [Best Value] via in-app purchase. Once purchased, you will be able to install each episode as they become available. Episodes 1 – 4 are available immediately and remaining episodes will be available monthly.

NOTE: This app is compatible with an iPhone 3GS or third generation equivalent iPod or later.

Gain access to the full season [7 episodes] of Law & Order: Legacies by purchasing Episode 1, which will be your gateway to acquiring the remaining episodes, as they are released, via in-app purchase!

Each episode will be $2.99 and “universal” – purchase it on your iPhone and you’ll own the iPad version and vice-versa. 

Episodes 1 – 4 now available! 

Episodes 5 through 7 will be available in early 2012!

Episodes delivered monthly via in-app purchase!

PLAY THE SHOW as police, investigating crimes; and then as district attorneys, prosecuting the offenders.

JOIN A DREAM TEAM CAST of fan-favorite investigators and prosecutors from multiple Law & Order franchises, including Olivia Benson, Lennie Briscoe, Rey Curtis, Jack McCoy and many more.

DISCOVER MULTIPLE ENDINGS with innovative court room game play based on your moral decisions: convict, plea bargain, or find the defendant not guilty!

INVESTIGATE 7 standalone cases that also piece together a season-wide mystery…

Based on NBCUniversal’s Emmy-winning Law & Order series, TV’s top-rated and longest-running crime series.

This App is available in English voice with French and German subtitles.




3. Highlight

Highlight - Math Camp, Inc.

Highlight helps you learn more about the people around you.

If someone standing near you also has Highlight, their profile will show up on your phone. You can see their name, photos of them, mutual friends, and anything else they have chosen to share. When you meet someone, Highlight helps you see what you have in common with them. And when you forget their name at a party a week later, Highlight helps you remember it.

As you go about your day, Highlight runs quietly in the background, surfacing information about the people around you. If your friends are nearby, it will notify you. If someone interesting crosses your path, it will tell you more about them.

Highlight gives you a sixth sense about the world around you, showing you hidden connections and making your day more fun.

Thanks for checking out Highlight!




4. Wunderkit

Wunderkit - 6 Wunderkinder

★ WUNDERKIT – ‘A New Way to Organize Your Life’ ★

Wunderkit is a place that lets you organize and accomplish all of life’s projects, however big or small, with the help of your friends, family and colleagues. Whether it’s a family reunion, a vacation or something for the office, Wunderkit will make it happen. It was built with you in mind…

★★ Key Benefits

☆ Organize all of life’s projects in one place, and become more focused.
☆ Work with your friends and get social by commenting on and liking updates, tasks and notes.
☆ Stay up to date with your projects anywhere, anytime with cloud sync between the web and iPhone.

★★ Key Features

☆ Workspaces: Have a project? Create a workspace and begin working on it in seconds.
☆ Built-in apps: Brainstorm with Notes, organize with Tasks, and track team progress with Dashboard.
☆ Collaboration: Invite your friends from Facebook and Twitter, and work with them as a team.
☆ The stream: From status updates to recent activity, you’ll always know the status of your projects.




5. ScoreMobile

ScoreMobile - The Score

Featured by Apple as a Best of 2011 iPhone Sports App in both the US and Canada!

Winner of 148Apps “Best App Ever” award for “Best Sports App on iOS”. 

ScoreMobile is the only Top 10 Sports app with a current version average rating of 5 stars!

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

The Best Sports App Ever Just Got Better!

• ScoreMobile has been re-designed from the ground up to give you the ultimate mobile sports experience. It is the must-have fantasy sports utility.

• We’ve got a faster, more fluid experience, complete iOS5 support, real-time alerts to keep you in the action and the deepest fantasy sports tools so you can follow along with all of your teams in any league.

• ScoreMobile provides up-to-the-second sports scores, box scores, player stats, league leaders, betting odds, game previews, recaps, top stories, schedules and league standings.

• You can receive free Push Alerts including: goals, ends of quarters and key moments in any game to keep you on top of the action; anytime-anywhere. Push Alerts are also fully integrated into the NEW iOS5 Notification Center.

Live coverage includes:
– Football (NFL, NCAA, CFL)
– Hockey (NHL)
– Basketball (NBA, NCAA – including March Madness)
– Baseball (MLB)
– Mixed Martial Arts (MMA: UFC, Strikeforce, Bellator, Score Fighting Series)
– Soccer (EPL / Premier League, Serie A, La Liga, Bundesliga, UEFA Champions, MLS)
– Auto Racing (NASCAR Sprint Cup, Formula 1)
– Golf (PGA)
– Tennis (ATP, WTA)
– Lacrosse (NLL)

• We have Interactive Live Blogs and Twitter feeds of key games that will keep you up on the social chatter.

• We’re introducing the NEW “My Score” area to customize the app to your needs. Follow any team, or player throughout the season to view their performances as they happen. With Player Grouping you can follow all of your fantasy teams ( football, hockey, basketball and baseball ) in one app; live up to the second.

• Check out the NEW “Player Card Profiles” where you can do in-depth research with player photos, recent performances, season stats, bio and more.

• Want more stats? Use the new “Horizontal Stats Viewer” to view advanced stats! Flip your device horizontally on a player card or box score screen to view deeper stats. Great for the serious fantasy sports fan! 

• Have a favorite team? Great! You can now use the NEW “Team View” to keep up with every dunk, goal, touchdown or swing and browse team specific news, rankings, recent performances, season schedules, rosters and injuries. You can also follow any team to receive push alerts for every game or goal, or sync the team schedule to your calendar. 

• There’s also original Blogs and Video Channels including: The Basketball Jones (TBJ), Backhand Shelf, Getting Blanked, The Footy Show, ScoreMobile Picks, and The MMA Show w/Mauro Ranallo. 

Get the best sports app ever. Get ScoreMobile!




6. - Decide, Inc.

Get the best deals on consumer electronics by knowing WHEN TO BUY that next gadget or video game. Like a crystal ball for all your electronics shopping, the App for iPhone and iPod touch is the only app that tells you to BUY NOW or WAIT. shows you the best online and local prices on electronics, predicts whether prices will go up or down in the near future and whether a newer, better product will release soon.

Ready to BUY that gadget or video game? Check the App first. is powering a new revolution in online shopping, saving customers an average of $54 per product and ensuring you buy the hottest devices at the best prices. With the new App for iPhone and iPod touch, now you get the power of’s predictions when you need them most: when you are in a store and ready to purchase. is the first and only shopping app that predicts when to buy your next gadget or video game. With the App for iPhone and iPod touch you can:

• Check prices: see the lowest prices online and nearby for hundreds of thousands of electronics products.
• Get instant price and model predictions to see if you should BUY NOW or WAIT: just scan a product barcode or QR code
while in-store, or search by model number.
• Set product alerts to be notified when prices drop. Alerts set in your app are instantly available in the desktop
experience, and vice-versa, for a seamless experience across devices.
• Check product ratings and reviews from other shoppers.
• Get technical specs on products.
• Share your smart decisions and brag about your good shopping fortune by sharing’s predictions with your
friends via email, Twitter and Facebook.

The App is free, fast and fun and contains no ads.




7. Oscars

Oscars - ABC Digital

The Oscars® are back – get ready by downloading the official Oscars® app for 2012 (available only in the U.S.). Starting with nominations, you can predict the winners and stay up-to-date on all things leading up to the 84th Academy Awards. During Oscar season, access complete nominee lists, trailers, buzz worthy videos, hosted specials on fashion and nominated films and actors, and more. Then on Oscar night – 2/26/12 – get the ultimate insider’s view of Hollywood’s biggest night with more than a dozen live backstage and Red Carpet video streams.

The Oscars® app has more cameras than anywhere else following all the action on the Red Carpet, in the Kodak Theatre and even at the ultra A-list after party, the Governor’s ball. This is the perfect companion app to have when watching the show on TV.

Once you download the app, you’ll be a virtual member of The Academy with insider information on all the Oscar buzz, a first person view of the Red Carpet and exclusive backstage access to Hollywood’s biggest night. Use the app In WATCH mode and sit back, grab the popcorn and enjoy our live hosted experience on the Red Carpet and Backstage. For those aspiring directors, switch to DIRECT mode and pick any of our six camera vantage points and zoom in to whatever action you want to see. With Oscars® you get more access, more glamour, more of everything you love!

The app is available for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.

The “My Picks” game allows you to predict who you think will win and share your predictions with friends.

For complete coverage on The Oscars®, visit

Oscar Sunday on ABC begins 7et|4pt
February 26, 2012

Oscars® requires an Internet connection from a United States or US territory based ISP and iOS 4.2+.




8. Darth Maul Me

Darth Maul Me - LucasArts

Join the dark side and become Darth Maul(TM) using the free Darth Maul Me mobile app from Star Wars(TM): Episode I in 3D. Whether you want to turn your face completely into one of Star Wars’ greatest villains, use the partial Darth Maul tattoos, or only give yourself the Sith eyes, Darth Maul Me has an option for you. Simply take a photo with your camera or use an existing photo to quickly and easily turn yourself into Darth Maul. Share your creation with your friends and encourage them to join you on the dark side.

See Star Wars: Episode I in 3D on the big screen; only in cinemas!




9. Hamlet!

Hamlet! - Big Fish Games, Inc

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Mayhem and hilarity ensue when a scientist travels back in time and gets mixed up with characters from William Shakespeare’s play, Hamlet! Guide the man from the future as he embarks on a mind-bending mission to save Hamlet’s girlfriend, Ophelia, from the clutches of the evil Claudius. Solve a variety of cunning puzzles and advance from one sidesplitting scene to the next as you defeat bosses and overcome mental obstacles in this fun Adventure game. 


☆☆☆☆☆ Features ☆☆☆☆☆

✓Epic boss battles!
✓Gorgeous artwork
✓Save Hamlet’s girlfriend!
✓Clever humor about a classic play!




10. Shogun

Shogun - int13

The first mission is free, others missions are unlockable via in-app purchases.

Shogun: Rise Of The Renegade is a shoot’em up inspired by japanese arcade games of the 90’s.

Game Trailer:

A few words from the team:
We created this game as a tribute to the old-school manic shooters (aka bullet hell or danmaku) but enhanced with a modern, touch based game-interface and easy to read HD graphics.

As gamers ourselves, our first goal was to create a game that we wanted to play.

A global leaderboard can be checked from the web here:



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.


  1. I was very encouraged to find this site because it helps me to see the best apps. I wanted to thank you for this special read. I definitely savored every little bit of it. Thanks a lot. 😉

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