Who doesn’t like to download free apps on their phones or tablets? We sure do. To help you find some new apps we bring you a list of six great iPhone and iPad paid apps that are available for free for a limited time. These six apps are in total worth Rs 1,650 and if you act quickly, you will be able to download them at absolutely no cost. Also Read - Apple iOS: Here are top 5 productivity apps to beat the blues
CloudMagic (Rs 620) Also Read - Apple, IBM launch eight apps on healthcare and more for iOS devices
CloudMagic is an email management app for the iPhone as well as the iPad. The app essentially lets users check multiple email accounts in one place. It supports Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo! Mail, Outlook.com, iCloud, Google Apps, Microsoft Exchange, Office 365, Mail.com, GMX, AOL and IMAP accounts. Also Read - How many apps do you really use?
An award winning email app for your iPhone & iPad. Works with Gmail, Exchange, Yahoo, Outlook, iCloud, Google Apps, Office 365 and any IMAP account.
● Works for all types of email
Gmail, Yahoo Mail, Outlook, iCloud, Google Apps, Microsoft Exchange, Office 365, AOL and other IMAP accounts.
● Instant push notifications for all types of email services
Doesn’t matter which email service you use, CloudMagic uses the power of cloud to send you reliable push notifications.
● Connected with your favorite tools
Complete all your work right from the Inbox. Salesforce.com, Zendesk, Pocket, Evernote, OneNote, Todoist, Trello, Asana and MailChimp integrated with your email for quick actions.
● Unified Inbox
One inbox for all your email accounts.
● Complete support for Microsoft Exchange
Support for Exchange 2003, 2007, 2010 and 2013 (ActiveSync, EWS and IMAP)
● Easy on battery and data
Emails are pushed from the cloud instead of constant polling
● Passcode lock
Secure your data further by adding a passcode lock.
CloudMagic normally costs Rs 620, but is currently available for free on the App Store. The app has an average rating of 4.5 based on more than 300 reviews. You can download the app from here.
Bobbleshop (Rs 300)
Bobbleshop™ is a fun app that lets you create your own virtual bobble-head avatar that you can share with the world!
● CREATE your own “Bobble”, a virtual bobble-head doll. Stretch, rotate and move thousands of 3D rendered parts and accessories in hundreds of colors. Make a Bobble from scratch or create a random Bobble!
● SHARE your Bobble with everyone. Email a Bobble that your friends can play with, modify, accessorize. Tweet a picture of your Bobble directly on Twitter. Post a picture directly to Facebook. Post a picture of your Bobble to the mybobbleshop.com online Bobble Gallery and get featured in the app on the Popular Bobbles page .
● COLLECT & PLAY with Bobbles from your friends. Download Bobbles from the Bobbleshop™ Popular Bobbles wall that you can play with, modify and accessorize. Save your Collection of Bobbles on your device. Even save an image of your Bobble as a contact or into your photo album that you can share on your Photo Stream.
• Thousands of beautiful editable parts
• Stretch and squeeze parts horizontally or vertically
• Move and rotate parts
• Depth and transparency controls
• Auto aligns clothing for you
• Email your Bobble’s “DNA” file
• Import User Created Bobbles featured inside the app
• Tweet a picture of your Bobble
• Post to Facebook
• Save a picture of your Bobble as a contact
• Save a picture of your Bobble into your Photo album
• Use the Collection to keep track of all your Bobbles
Compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch (3rd generation and up) and all iPad models. Requires 5.0 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
Bobbleshop usually costs Rs 300, but is now available for free on the App Store. The app has an average four star rating based on over 170 reviews. You can download Bobbleshop from here.
QuickReader (Rs 300)
With QuickReader, you get an app jam-packed with state-of-the-art technology to make doubling… even tripling your reading speed simple, easy, and fun. Like…
• Hands-Free Reading Technology — With QuickReader you’ll never have to fumble to turn the page or endlessly scroll down a screen. When you read the last word on the page, QuickReader automatically turns the page for you.
• Speed Reading Technology — Like pressing down on the gas pedal of a luxury sports car, QuickReader lets you speed up your reading with the tap of a button. Reading faster becomes a fun challenge to beat your last reading time.
But here’s where it gets really good. You won’t have to spend a fortune buying armfuls of new books to keep up with your new speed reading powers. Because QuickReader comes with instant access to over 2 million free books.
With QuickReader, you’ll never be without a great read. Commuting to work. Waiting to pick up the kids from school. Even standing in line at the grocery story.
QuickReader taps into a little known supply of classic books — by authors like Jane Austen, and Mark Twain. All the books you’ve promised yourself you’ll read “one day.”
It’s not just the classics you get with QuickReader. Modern-day stories — thrillers, mysteries, fantasies, science fiction, and more — are there at the touch of your finger.
With QuickReader on your iPhone or iPad you’ll be reading faster than you ever dreamed, with access to the world’s largest bookstore… crammed to the rafters with over 2 million books, and open 24/7.
QuickReader normally costs Rs 300, but is now available for free on the App Store. The app has an average of four-star rating based on over 800 reviews. You can download the app from here.
ChemTrix Chemistry Calculator (Rs 250)
ChemTrix is the chemistry app you’ve been hearing about. It’s the calculator preferred by discerning chemists, profs, and students who use it every day to get their work done quickly and accurately.
Other chemistry calculators make it hard to do simple things. Not ChemTrix. ChemTrix was built by chemists, for chemists. It has powerful, convenient, time-saving features that make common chemical calculations a snap.
Enter a chemical formula, and ChemTrix calculates:
– Molar mass (molecular weight)
– Exact (monoisotopic) mass
– Most probable mass
– Isotopic mass distribution
– Percentage composition by mass
– Mass-moles-molar mass relationships (including unit conversions)
– Moles-volume-concentration (molarity) relationships (including unit conversions)
– Quick, simple, and accurate formula entry using a purpose-built keypad, including programmable buttons for even more flexibility and speed
– Natural chemical syntax, including nearly 100 pre-programmed chemical groups, such as common organic fragments and protecting groups, polyatomic ions, and ligands
– A history of all entered formulae, any of which can be incorporated as fragments into new formulae
– User-defined abbreviations for any formulae
– Detailed listings of the properties of all the elements in the periodic table, including electronic configurations, isotopes, electronegativities and more.
ChemTrix usually will cost you Rs 250, but is currently available for free on the App Store. The app has an average of 4.5 stars rating based on over 60 reviews. You can download the app from here.
SnapEntry (Rs 120)
SnapEntry is a simple app that lets you take quick notes on the go and then add those notes to Evernote. You can take text notes or create detailed ones by adding checkboxes, bullets, dates, time, etc.
SnapEntry is a fast and simple app for adding Evernote notes. One tap to open, one tap to send. Quickly add Evernote reminders, checkboxes, bullets, dates, times, tags and select notebooks. Attach multiple photos per note.
Text editing assisted with Clear/Undo/Redo and auto-save. Additional gestures help moving cursor and undo/redo. Many themes choices.
– Send your notes to Evernote quickly. Keyboard is up by default.
– List sent and draft notes.
– Auto-archive sent notes.
– Evernote Reminders.
– Take and Attach multiple photos per note.
– Insert checkboxes, bullets, timestamps.
– Theme choices.
– Location support.
– TextExpander support.
– Create Evernote notebooks/tags in place.
– Queue posts when offline.
– Gestures: “Undo” and “Redo” with a two-finger swipe; move cursor with one finger swipe; Close/Open keyboard with one finger swipe.
– Font size options.
– Hardware keyboard support.
– Background sending.
SnapEntry originally cost Rs 120, but is currently free on the App Store. You can download the app from here.
Specifics HD – Notetaker and Task Manager (Rs 60)
Specifics is an exciting innovative solution for managing your busy schedule. It combines Task Manager and Note Taker in one app. Each task you add is a sheet of paper for handwritten notes.
Specifics has a clean and stylish interface for fast and simple adding and managing the tasks. Everything is obvious and right before your eyes, so you will never miss an important thing to do!
• Two types of task visualization: by date and by groups.
• Beautiful handwriting font and e-ink technology for note-taking ink.
• 6 original colors for handwriting and drawing.
• Sync your Specifics notes with your Evernote account.
• Clear and polished interface.
• Unlimited number of tasks.
• Organize your tasks in groups.
• Optimized for Retina display.
• iPhone version is available.
Specifics HD usually costs Rs 60, but is now available for free. You can download the app from here.
These are paid apps that have been made available for free by the developers. There is however no word on how long these apps will remain free. In other words, they are free at the time of filing the story, but could go back to being paid in an hour, a day or even a week. So before you download the app, do check if the download link beside the app name says “free” or is showing the original price.