If there is a better way to celebrate our nation’s independence than by downloading a few awesome paid iPhone and iPad apps for free, we don’t know what it is. Tons of developers have made their paid apps free to celebrate July 4th, and we’ve sifted through them all to pick out three gems. We even have a game in today’s batch, which is rare for this series. It’s a great one that harkens back to the days of NES though, and there is no better day to get nostalgic than Independence Day.
Not another weather app! Trust us, Weather Dial is simple, positively gorgeous, and like nothing you’ve ever seen before.
Stop wasting time staring at weather radars and atmospheric pressure readings, you’re not an airline pilot…Weather Dial lets you spend more time enjoying the weather…then watching it.
*Built on Dieter Rams’ 10 principles of design, Weather Dial is a weather utility app that will complement your life, not complicate it.
- Current Local Weather
- 7-Day & Hourly Forecast that reveals on tap
- Fahrenheit & Celsius settings
- A fully automated night mode that would make Batman jealous
- Optional Dark & Light modes
- % chance of rain day
- Sunrise & Sunset times
- A Globally reaching Geo-location Weather API
- Intuitive Weather Interface
- A ‘carpe diem’ swag
Weather Dial is a steal at $1.99, but it’s completely free right now for a limited time.
Download Weather Dial
If you’re old enough to remember Nintendo’s NES console, we dare you to play this game and not feel nostalgic.
THEY CAME IN PEACE. THEY’LL LEAVE IN PIECES.
Brought to you by the creators of the hit game Bill Killem! Buzz Killem is the story of a retired War Veteran called back into action after an Alien welcoming party greets Earth. And he is the father of famed action star Bill Killem.
Embark on missions of explosive proportions as you save America for the wrath of alien invaders! Visit usually peaceful and pleasant tourist spots like the Statue of Liberty and Grand Central Station and defend them from utter obliteration!
• Multiple Stages with a variety of missions to accomplish
• Smooth on-screen controls and platformer gameplay.
• Retro graphics, sound effects, and music!
• Tons of unlockables! New outfits, new guns, and new power-ups are yours for the taking!
Normally $1.99 for both the iPhone and iPad, Buzz Killem is free through the end of the holiday weekend.
Download Buzz Killem
Scan documents. Save them as crystal clear PDFs or image files. Organize and share them. Do it all for free.
iScanner will turn your iPhone or iPad into full-featured powerful and fast document scanner.
With iScanner you can scan books, receipts, any kinds of documents, paper notes, writeboards, schedules, timetables – anything you might need in your day to day life.
Store your scans as multipage PDF or JPEG files, sync between devices and on DropBox, Evernote or Google Drive, share via email, print out in one tap and more!
Built in advanced scanning algorithms allow image enhancement, shadow and noise removing, automatic perspective correction and more.
Image recognition takes place on your device without Internet connection – your documents remain fully private and are never exposed to third parties.
- Automatic detection of document edges and perspective
- Advanced image processing with enhancement and color correction, noise removing and more
- Multipage scanning and document managing
- Full featured file manager with folders, drag&drop, file editing and more
- Sync documents between devices, email and print in one tap
- Upload scans to cloud services like DropBox, Google Drive, Evernote
- And many More
iScanner is a universal app for the iPhone and iPad that typically costs $1.99, but it’s free right now.
This article was originally published on BGR.com