It’s that time again folks. You know, the time when we let you in on which paid-for apps have gone free, usually for a limited time while hopefully not just saving you some money, but also giving you the opportunity to pick up some apps that you were on the fence about when they had a dollar sign beside them.

So, without further ado, let’s jump right in. We have five apps to tell you about today, with a little something for everyone on offer whether you’re an iPhone or iPad user.

Lets get to it.

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Color Status Bar ($2.99 – FREE / iPhone)

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Apple might not let apps change the appearance of the iOS status bar, but that doesn’t mean that you’re left with no customization options at all. After all, most of the time you can see right through that bar. So, why not put some fancy colors behind it?

Download it on iTunes here.

SoundGrid ($2.99 – FREE / iPhone and iPad)

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A powerful matrix sequencer for iPhone and iPad, SoundGrid hits the spot for those that need such a thing if the App Store reviews are anything to go by. It’s free, so give it a try!

Download it on iTunes here.

Devil Shard ($0.99 – FREE / iPhone and iPad)

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Well reviewed by the mobile gaming press, Devil Shard is an RPG game with a match-3 element to it. This game isn’t going to show off that fancy Retina display, but it should keep you entertained at least.

Download it on iTunes here.

Laser Lights ($0.99 – FREE / iPhone and iPad)

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Perfect for outputting to a large screen via either a wired connection of AirPlay, Laser Lights turns your iOS device into a portable light show, which is excellent if you like that kind of thing.

Download it on iTunes here.

Simply North ($0.99 – FREE / iPhone and iPad)

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It’s a compass, so there’s not a great deal to say other than the fact that it looks lovely and tells you which direction you’re facing. Do you really need much more from a compass?

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.

Be sure to check out our iPhone Apps Gallery and iPad Apps Gallery to explore more apps for your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

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