Free apps are brilliant. Free apps that used to be paid apps are arguably more brilliant, if that’s even possible. Because of that fact we don’t want you to miss out on any bargains so, without further ado, here’s a handful of apps that you might want to check out before the price goes back up!

FREE apps

Splashtop 2 – Remote Desktop ($2.99 – FREE / iPhone)

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The world of remote access to our computers, be those Macs or PCs, has changed a lot over the years. One relatively new entry into the marketplace is Splashtop, but having been around for a good few years at least, it’s grown to be one of the best remote desktop apps around. We use Splashtop a lot, and we’d heartily recommend it not just because the iPhone and iPod version of the app is free, but because it’s undoubtedly the quickest out there. We’ve known people play Diablo 3 on an iPad thanks to Splashtop! It’s that responsive.

Download it on iTunes here.

CRUSH! ($1.99 – FREE / iPhone and iPad)

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So hard that it has a disclaimer saying that gamers shouldn’t expect to last longer than a couple of minutes, CRUSH! is a puzzle game that will have you sweating while you play. Similar to TETRIS in its premise but designed from the ground up for touch-screens, CRUSH! is a game that you probably need to try to appreciate. It’s free, so why not?

Download it on iTunes here.

Pocket Binder – Store Reward Cards & Coupon Offers ($0.99 – FREE / iPhone)

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There’s little to say about Pocket Binder really. If you think Passbook for coupons and reward cards, you won’t be far wrong.

Download it on iTunes here.

Sago Mini Doodlecast ($2.99 – FREE / iPhone and iPad)

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One of those games that only kids and parents are likely to really appreciate, Sago Mini Doodlecast is a painting app designed for kids between the ages of 2 and 6 years old. It’s main feature though is that it can record a gamer’s voice while they draw, meaning the whole thing can be played back later. It’s the kind of thing that young kids love, and it’s free for a limited time.

Download it on iTunes here.

The Great Fusion ($1.99 – FREE / iPhone and iPad)

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A science fiction game set in the year 2022, The Great Fusion features some lovely hand-drawn artwork alongside an original soundtrack, this game oozes quality. If you’re fan of the third-person graphic adventures of yesteryear, then this is definitely for you.

Download it on iTunes here.

Fingerpaint Magic II ($1.99 – FREE / iPhone and iPad)

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It’s fingerpainting Jim, but not as we know it. Remember how much fun it was to fingerpaint when you were a kit? Now you can do just that, but without all the mess and cleaning up afterwards. Sounds great, doesn’t it?

Download it on iTunes here.

Touch2Day ($3.99 – FREE / iPhone and iPad)

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A calendar app of sorts but with the unique feature of being able to create home screen icons for specific dates, Touch2Day is an interesting take on the age-old problem of forgetting birthdays and anniversaries.

Download it on iTunes here.

Mail for Outlook on iPad ($4.99 – FREE / iPad)

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Does the place you work force you to use an email account that is attached to an old version of Exchange? If so, chances are you’ve encountered problems making the iOS Mail app play nicely with your emails. With Mail for Outlook on iPad, you’ll be able to read and send emails to your heart’s content.

Download it on iTunes here.

Note: These apps are available for free for a limited time only. Download them as soon as possible as these deals usually don’t last for more than 24-hours after posting.

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