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Free Apps to Download TODAY ONLY 11/17/2016

November 17, 2016 by macjeff

English Spanish Dictionary - General , Tayasui Sketches Pro , Mic'd and more

iPhone:

Mic'd ( $2.99 → 1 ) Timothy Hise Mic’d is beautifully simple. Its interface consists of a single big red button in the middle of the screen that when tapped will begin recording audio and when tapped again will stop. Swipe down to access all of your recordings, play them back, and share them. Mic’d is also able to remember playback positions and begin recording on launch. If you have an Apple Watch, you’ll be able to record and playback audio right from your wrist. Mic’d includes 3D Touch support as well.

Universal:

English Spanish Dictionary - General ( $9.99 → 1 ) Word Magic Software English-Spanish Reference Dictionary is remarkably easy to use. You’re able to enter a word in English or Spanish, and it will instantly provide you with a translation, pronunciation, definitions, and example phrases. Words can be marked as favorites for quick access later on, and all of your data can be synced with Dropbox. The app includes a ridiculous amount of content with over 718,000 entries, 524,000 translations, 558,000 synonyms, 98,000 definitions, and 40,000 examples, all of which is stored offline.

Tayasui Sketches Pro ( $4.99 → 1 ) Tayasui.com Tayasui Sketches artfully mixes simplicity and power to provide you with the perfect canvas. It offers a wide variety of art creation tools including felt and ink pens, watercolor and acrylic brushes, an airbrush gun, and oil pastel. Brushes and pens can be edited in a variety of ways, and you’re able to layer your strokes to create depth. What really makes Tayasui Sketches stand out, however, is its stylus support. It allows anyone with a Wacom, Hex, Adonit, Pencil by 53, and Pogo Connect stylus to add strokes that change their angle and width based on pressure.

Audio Spectrum ( $2.99 → 1 ) DEXUS Pawel Krzywdzinski Audio Spectrum is a real-time FFT spectrum analyzer. It provides you with a visual representation of what you’re hearing, and can be used to measure the response times of audio equipment or analyze various sounds. The app includes three sampling rates to choose from, the ability to zoom and pan charts, and the ability to export and share charts. External microphones are also supported and are highly recommended for better results.

Toca Hair Salon ( $2.99 → 1 ) Toca Boca AB Look at that hair! Tock Hair Salon allows you and your child to create some of the wackiest hairstyles ever seen. Your child can choose from six adorable characters and give them brand new hairdos. As your child shampoos, combs, cuts, and colors hair, the character will react with funny faces and sounds. The app includes a wide variety of trimming and styling tools, 12 hair colors, loads of accessories to add, and the ability to take snapshots of their unique creations.

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Rule the Monsters with Dystopia Desolation AR Horror

November 17, 2016 by macjeff

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Reviewed by Marilyn Chau

Dystopia Desolation — AR Horror is a fascinating game that takes the general concept of Pokemon Go and gives it a dark twist.

Offered for free through the iTunes Store, this app makes exploring all your local lurks a new experience.

Features:

With an intriguing name, Dystopia Desolation, by Jonathan Corner, actually offers players a game in concept that is much more familiar to many of them than its name implies.

As indicated previously, the general concept of this app rests on much of the same idea as the instant success app, Pokemon Go. However, unlike in Pokemon Go where your primary purpose involves the capturing and evolving of relatively cute creatures, Dystopia Desolation features a terrifying gang of zombies and other monsters.

These creatures are scattered throughout your actual GPS map, meaning that you travel to various locations in order to add them to your crew.

Characters can be leveled up throughout the app, making them more powerful and more likely to win your in-app battles.

For fans who revel in the dark side and love monsters, Dystopia Desolation — AR Horror provides a good number of very cool characters to search out.

However, for others who are just want to find characters, the app doesn’t really offer you anything that the already popular Pokemon Go doesn’t already. In other words, this game has a pretty specific target audience.

Appearance and Layout:

Dystopia Desolation AR Horror iPhone App Review

Dystopia Desolation AR Horror iPhone Game

The appearance of Dystopia Desolation really is not its strong point. Characters are decently detailed, but it’s really their names and special features that sets them apart more than any particularly impressive graphics.

Some monsters even appeared somewhat blurry at times.  As far as the layout of the game goes, however, the app’s Apple Store page provides helpful tips on how to best navigate and utilize the app, and with these bits of advice, figuring out how to get around Dystopia Desolation is really doable.

Value:

Dystopia Desolation — AR Horror, as mentioned previously, is a game designed for a very specific target audience. With this in mind, this game is an excellent value and definitely worth a download.

It’s free with optional in-app purchases available if you want to advance your characters faster. The characters are unique, even though the concept of the game is definitely borrowed from an already existing app.

While the graphics of Dystopia Desolation aren’t particularly impressive, they do get the job done and don’t detract from the overall fun of the app.

Overall, while Dystopia Desolation may not be seen as an entertaining app by some, it will probably be well received by its target audience.

download (5)Dystopia Desolation — AR Horror requires iOS 8.1 or later and is compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad.

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Free Apps to Download TODAY ONLY 11/17/2016

November 17, 2016 by macjeff

Tunable: Tuner, Metronome, and Recorder , NoLocation - Remove exif data from photos , iExit Interstate Exit Guide and more

iPhone:

NoLocation - Remove exif data from photos ( $1.99 → 1 ) Jackson Cole NoLocation allows you to quickly and easily remove EXIF data from your photos. The data can be removed from new photos taken within NoLocation, or you can import any photo from your library. Keep in mind that NoLocation doesn’t overwrite the original photo. It simply makes a copy of the photo without any of the EXIF data included.

Universal:

Tunable: Tuner, Metronome, and Recorder ( $2.99 → 1 ) AffinityBlue Tunable provides you with instant visual feedback, which is absolutely necessary for any musician. As notes are held out, a white line will show you how steady your pitch is. The straighter the line, the more consistent you are. Tunable also includes a chord generator, a metronome, AirPlay support, and the ability to record your practices and performances.

iExit Interstate Exit Guide ( $0.99 → 1 ) Metrocket, LLC Your GPS may tell you how to get to your destination, but iExit will tell you all about the stops along the way. As you approach each exit, iExit will display the businesses, amenities, rest stops, hotels, and more within the area. You’re able to view the data in list or map form. Want to plan ahead? No problem. iExit allows you to search the next 100 exits for your favorite businesses.

My Very Own Alphabet App ( $0.99 → 1 ) Wendy Coyle Today only: Unlock the full version free of charge! Simply create a profile and swipe until you’ve reached the fifth letter. You’ll then see a full version unlock button at the top of the screen. Tap it and confirm your action. Angus will take your child on a personal journey through the alphabet. Tap on Angus’ head to hear the name of the letter and on his belly to hear the sound of the letter in an Australian accent. You’re also able to record your own audio and attach an associated image in order to personalize the experience.

Orca Puzzles for Kids Jigsaw Wonder Edition ( → 0 ) Eggroll Games LLC You won’t be able to resist the wonder of this jigsaw puzzle game. Each of the 30 jigsaw puzzles features a breathtaking orca photo to reconstruct. The jigsaw puzzles can be broken up into as few as four pieces and as many as 24. You’re also able to choose whether or not you want a colored background and outline hints. What more could you ask for?

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Free Apps to Download TODAY ONLY 11/16/2016

November 16, 2016 by macjeff

Tunable: Tuner, Metronome, and Recorder , NoLocation - Remove exif data from photos , Orca Puzzles for Kids Jigsaw Wonder Edition and more

iPhone:

NoLocation - Remove exif data from photos ( $1.99 → 1 ) Jackson Cole NoLocation allows you to quickly and easily remove EXIF data from your photos. The data can be removed from new photos taken within NoLocation, or you can import any photo from your library. Keep in mind that NoLocation doesn’t overwrite the original photo. It simply makes a copy of the photo without any of the EXIF data included.

Universal:

Tunable: Tuner, Metronome, and Recorder ( $2.99 → 1 ) AffinityBlue Tunable provides you with instant visual feedback, which is absolutely necessary for any musician. As notes are held out, a white line will show you how steady your pitch is. The straighter the line, the more consistent you are. Tunable also includes a chord generator, a metronome, AirPlay support, and the ability to record your practices and performances.

Orca Puzzles for Kids Jigsaw Wonder Edition ( $2.99 → 1 ) Eggroll Games LLC You won’t be able to resist the wonder of this jigsaw puzzle game. Each of the 30 jigsaw puzzles features a breathtaking orca photo to reconstruct. The jigsaw puzzles can be broken up into as few as four pieces and as many as 24. You’re also able to choose whether or not you want a colored background and outline hints. What more could you ask for?

iExit Interstate Exit Guide ( $0.99 → 1 ) Metrocket, LLC Your GPS may tell you how to get to your destination, but iExit will tell you all about the stops along the way. As you approach each exit, iExit will display the businesses, amenities, rest stops, hotels, and more within the area. You’re able to view the data in list or map form. Want to plan ahead? No problem. iExit allows you to search the next 100 exits for your favorite businesses.

My Very Own Alphabet App ( $0.99 → 1 ) Wendy Coyle Today only: Unlock the full version free of charge! Simply create a profile and swipe until you’ve reached the fifth letter. You’ll then see a full version unlock button at the top of the screen. Tap it and confirm your action. Angus will take your child on a personal journey through the alphabet. Tap on Angus’ head to hear the name of the letter and on his belly to hear the sound of the letter in an Australian accent. You’re also able to record your own audio and attach an associated image in order to personalize the experience.

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Use Your Skill to Land the Perfect Shot in SteamWorld Heist

November 16, 2016 by macjeff

Use Your Skill to Land the Perfect Shot in SteamWorld Heist

SteamWorld Heist ($6.99) by Image & Form International AB is a turn-based strategy RPG that involves a gorgeous steampunk world filled with Western robot pirates. If you love a good old Western shootout, but love futuristic elements thrown into the mix as well, then you will love what SteamWorld Heist has to offer. For those who are unaware, this is the iOS port of SteamWorld Heist, which first came out on Nintendo 3DS in December 2015, then on Steam for Windows, OS X, and Linux as well as the PlayStation Vita in June 2016.

When I grew up with video games on my old-school Nintendo systems and Sega Genesis, I mostly played the platformers that we are all familiar with as well as some puzzle games, like Tetris. I never got into the RPG world until I was in high school, but it soon became one of my favorite genres of games, due to the storylines (albeit as cheesy as some of them are) and customization of play styles. Another bonus of being a teenager at the time was I had a lot of free time, so level grinding was not an issue. But time is a scarce resource for me these days, so RPGs are not a genre that I play as often anymore. Still, I was intrigued when I saw SteamWorld Heist featured on the App Store, mostly due to the beautiful artwork, so I had to check it out for myself.

Use Your Skill to Land the Perfect Shot in SteamWorld Heist

Visually, SteamWorld Heist features spectacular aesthetics that immerse you into the game world without much effort. If you’re a fan of steampunk themes, the game won’t disappoint. The robot characters, including your own space pirate crew, all have their own unique outfits and appearances that will charm you, and the environments of the spaceships that you’ll be exploring are incredibly detailed with realistic textures and quite vast. The colors in the game range from darker tones to bright and vibrant lights and lasers. All animations in the game are smooth and fluid, so I had no lag on my iPhone 7. To top things off, the game has an amazing atmospheric soundtrack that is composed by Steam Powered Giraffe, and the sound effects are downright delightful to listen to, especially as you hear your bullets ricochet off of the walls and hit your target. As a newbie to the world of SteamWorld, I’m rather impressed with all of the visuals and audio that the game series offers.

In SteamWorld Heist, you take control of Captain Piper Faraday and her crew of steam-powered robot pirates in space. As the Captain, you will help guide her and the crew through enemy spaceships to loot and plunder whatever you can find on them to help your own. The story will lead you through various procedurally generated levels that all have their own distinctive mission objectives that you will be briefed on before starting, and once the goal is completed, just make sure to hightail it to the escape pod of the enemy ship to make your way back home. Another thing you can do before starting a mission is to customize your loadout, meaning you can choose the crew members you want to bring along as well as change their equipped gear.

The game currently provides players with about 15 to 20 hours of gameplay, and there is even a New Game+ mode for even more epic loot and awesomeness once you’ve completed the game the first time around. As you play, you’ll be able to recruit new members to your crew if your reputation is high enough, and each unit you acquire has their own strengths and weaknesses. You can also purchase weapons and upgrades for your team with the resources that you collect from successful missions, as well as stylish hats because why not? Everyone loves hats.

The controls in SteamWorld Heist for iOS are simple, intuitive, and feel natural for the touch screen. To pan the camera around to view more of the ship you’re in at the moment, just use a one-finger swipe around on the screen. To move your characters, select the member you want to direct from the bottom left (otherwise it just goes in order) and then point-and-click where you want them to go. Each character can only move so far, and if the line is orange, that means you can move and still attack in the same turn. If you want them to move into a spot that is highlighted blue, that means you must sprint and cannot take another action during that turn. To attack enemies, tap on your target and then tap again to shoot.

The key to attacking is to take cover often and then use the environment to perform trick shots, meaning you ricochet off of walls and other obstacles in order to land your shots on your target if they’re taking cover. Each of your team members will also have a special ability that can be used when the gauge is full, and to activate it, just tap on their ability icon in the bottom right corner. These have a cooldown period, of course, so you have to use them wisely.

Use Your Skill to Land the Perfect Shot in SteamWorld Heist

While players can choose their difficulty level (Casual, Regular, Experienced, Veteran, and Elite) at the start of the game, you can change it at any time before starting a mission if you want to tone down the challenge a bit or increase it for better rewards. In this regard, the game is a bit flexible if you find things to be too hard for you in the beginning. Another nice thing about the game is the fact that you have three game save slots available from the get-go.

Even though I’m a newbie to the SteamWorld games, I’m loving what I’ve experienced so far. The visuals are stunning, the music is delightful, and the characters are rather endearing, despite being metal robots powered by steam. The touch screen controls work well, and having procedurally generated levels means that you can go back and replay levels and never have the same experience twice, which is amazing. Also, the customization of each crew member is almost infinite, so there are a lot of possibilities that you can end up going with to fit your play style. I’m coming to SteamWorld Heist as a new player, but this is definitely a game that I will be keeping around for a long time to come, and I will even check out the other two games ( SteamWorld Tower Defense and SteamWorld Dig) when I am done with Heist.

I highly recommend SteamWorld Heist if you are a fan of turn-based strategy RPGs and love some humorous steampunk robots and space pirates. You can find SteamWorld Heist on the App Store as a universal download for your iPhone and iPad for just $6.99. There are no in-app purchases.

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