App prices on both the App Store and Google Play are constantly changing, and as such it’s easy to miss a sweet freebie or temporary bargain. Good idea, then, to check out our daily roundup of the best free apps and app discounts for iOS and Android!
Today we have - among several other highly-rated freebies and price drops - a trio of apps to shut little ones up for a few minutes (maybe more, if you're lucky), some good old mahjong for us slowly settling into our twilight years, and an app I'm off to buy immediately simply because it has the Best Name Ever: Mighty Switch Force! Hose It Down!. AMAZING.
Price: Free @ App Store (was 79p)
Rating: 4.5/5 after 745 ratings
The App Store says: Mahjong Deluxe is a solitaire game based on the classic Chinese game where you are challenged to eliminate all the tiles from the board. It includes 12 lovely backgrounds and 168 different puzzle layouts along with relaxing background music. Relax and enjoy this beautiful game today!
2. Toca Mini
Price: Free @ App Store (was £2.49)
Rating: 4/5 after 75 ratings
The App Store says: Cute, weird or funny? That's up to you in the colorful world of Toca Mini. Let your imagination run wild in this creative app for kids!
Make scary monsters, fantasy animals or your best friends! Dress up, dress down, three eyes or funny feet? The Minis can become whatever you want!
Price: Free @ App Store (was 79p)
Rating: 4/5 after 675 ratings
The App Store says: Drop The Chicken is a fun filled, addictive and challenging puzzle game. Our hero 'Chuck The Chicken', after an exceptional career as a circus acrobat, shot himself out of a canon and escaped into a nearby farm.
Price: Free @ App Store (was $3.99)
Rating: 4.5/5 after 28 ratings
The App Store says: Create HIGH DEFINITION professional video presentations and photo slideshows with this feature rich video presentation creator. WiPoint lets you easily narrate your photos and slides to create highly engaging videos. With WiPoint HD Pro create, save and re-edit your presentations and slideshows with ease.
Price: 79p @ App Store (was £1.49)
Rating: 4.5/5 after 6 ratings
The App Store says: Team up with Officer Patricia Wagon to save Tangent City from a fiery blaze! As a member of Planet Land’s Fire Brigade, your job is to douse the fire in each building -- and to evacuate any Hooligan Sisters who may be trapped inside. It’s a dangerous job, but if anyone can save the city, you and Patty can!
OS: iOS, Android
Rating: 4.5/5 after 22 ratings
The App Store says: Become a superhero with the first ever motion-tracking workout game that counts every rep and every calorie of every exercise! Heroes aren’t born – they’re trained.
OS: iOS (iPad)
Price: 79p @ App Store (was $2.99)
Rating: 4.5/5 after 10 ratings
The App Store says: “The Bratz® Style StarzTM are the only fashion dolls that let girls create unique, on-stage fashion looks just like their favorite REAL pop music stars of today.
Now they have their own app where you can sing, add effects to your voice, such as the original Auto-Tune®, and even sing karaoke-style to the music.
Price: £3.99 @ Google Play (was $9.99)
Rating: 4.6/5 after 3,139 ratings
Size: Varies with device
Google Play says: DW Contacts & Phone Is a powerful (MUST HAVE) extension for your stock dialer, contacts and phone management application
It focuses on business functions. Improve the efficiency of your work.
Rating: 4/5 after 31 reviews
The Amazon Android Appstore says: The little puppy is always with you and is always happy when you take care of him, give him treats or just simply cuddle with him. The puppy reacts to touching and you will be impressed by the incredibly adorable animations in amazing 3D graphics. With your finger, you can nudge your new friend slowly out of his dreams so that he happily jumps on the screen or begs on command with a wagging tail.