By Adam Harvey on Fri, 05/24/2013
As new iOS apps flood the App Store every day — recently topping 840,000 — we know it’s tough to tell which ones are worth their salt. But thanks to our Weekly Scoop, you can have the best for free! Here you’ll find a weekly roundup of the coolest apps free or at a discount for a limited-time only. Each week features the best and brightest from websites like Free App Report, AppsGoneFree, appsfire, and more.
Hurry! Get 'em while they’re hot!
1. Grain or No Grain (FREE)
It seems like everyone is discovering they have a gluten sensitivity these days. With this app, you can test your gluten knowledge and learn about what foods to avoid and what foods are safe to eat. So if you have celiac disease or a sensitivity or intolerance to gluten, this is a great place to turn for information and a list of ingredients you can and cannot have.
2. MixUp DressUp (FREE)
MixUp DressUp is a little fashionista’s dream come true! Kids ages 3 and older can create dress-up combinations with a swipe of a finger—and the fashions are very cute! The interface is cheerful and very easy for even the littlest kids to understand.
3. HeartPhys ($1.99, 60 percent off for limited time!)
The heart is an amazing and complicated organ. But now with this app that features an interactive diagram of the heart, you can understand key cardiovascular concepts and interact with visuals to learn about what’s going on inside your heart. This is perfect for anyone who’s having heart trouble and doesn’t quite understand what the doctor is saying. Or, maybe you’re just an anatomy geek. Either way, this is a great app.