Popular Apps Go Free for App Store's 5th Anniversary

It's official: Apple has created a section of the App Store announcing its fifth anniversary celebration and temporary giveaway of free apps.

Leading up to this announcement, there has been a lot of excitement in the blogs as people began spotting a number of very popular apps for the iPhone and iPad going free in the App Store—some typically costing as much as $20.

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Here are the games Apple is offering for free:

Infinity Blade II


Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP

Tiny Wings

Tiny Wings HD (iPad version)

Where's My Water

These apps are also available for free:

Traktor DJ (for iPad, normally $20)

Barefoot World Atlas (for kids)

Day One (Journal / Diary)

Over (add text and artwork to your photos)

How to Cook Everything

Localscope is a geo-tagging application

iCookbook offers thousands of recipes

Have you seen any other apps go free not mentioned above? If so, share in the comments below.

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Jim Karpen holds a Ph.D. in literature and writing, and has a love of gizmos. His doctoral dissertation focused on the revolutionary consequences of digital technologies and anticipated some of the developments taking place in the industry today. Jim has been writing about the Internet and technology since 1994 and has been using Apple's visionary products for decades.