Today’s iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch apps for free daily include a challenging puzzle game, task manager app, minimalistic arcade game, and minimalistic podcast player. A number of apps drop from paid to free on a daily basis*, and we pick the top four everyday, as many of the others aren’t worth your time even for free. Everyday we try to pick apps that are worth spending money on, but are now free to download, and here they are.
*Price drops are temporary, and usually last for just 24 hours, so be quick to download.
SideSwype ($1.99 -> Free, Universal) [Review]: The gameplay is instantly familiar building upon the well known style of Threes! and 2048, but twisting it up with a match three goal. The game board is composed of a five by five grid with two different types of colored blocks appearing with each move you make. The goal is to swipe the blocks to make matches of at least three to help clear off blocks before the fill every gap on the game board.
Specifics ($0.99 -> Free, iPhone): A task manager, and note taker in one that presents each task as a sheet which you can then add handwritten notes to with either a handwritten font, or e-ink technology. You can sort tasks by specific groups, or dates, and everything is clearly presented to stay on top of your specific tasks & notes. Specifics ($0.99 -> Free, iPad): The iPad version.
CiRCA6 ($0.99 -> Free, iPhone): A minimalistic arcade game where you try to survive for as long as you can. The game revolves around circles, and you have a single joystick to propel your circle forward, and navigate through an onslaught of enemy circles, destroying some along the way.
Network – Podcast Player ($3.99 -> Free, iPhone): A simple podcast app that emphasizes a minimalistic design to highlight various podcast episodes above all else. Rather than bogging you down in settings, the app lets you get playing with automatic downloading of new episodes, deleting of completed episodes, and swipe gestures.