Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Free and Cheap Apps for 1/24

First we're showing off a neat cheap game that'll have you navigating the mean streets of a metropolitan area. You never know what'll be around the next turn, but be sure not to let anything hit you! Go ahead and give it a look!

Name: City Traffic
Rating: 4.3 stars over 5 reviews
Price: 0.99
Description: Being in a traffic jam doesn’t have to get you down. Consider it valuable experience for mastering this fun game for your Android device! In City Traffic, the goal is to strategically maneuver your car through rush hour traffic by figuring out exactly when to accelerate or hit the brakes. Get ahead of the other cars to gain points, but don’t let road rage get the best of you!

When you crash, your game is over--kind of like real life, but without the repercussions of insurance claims and personal injury. Play City Traffic on the bus or the train and make commuting fun again!

Get your copy of City Traffic!

Let's start off our freebies with a classic today. Accuweather has proven itself to be the best weather app out there, easy use, up-to-date info, and a nice design to the interface help take the sting off when you find out the next big storm is headed your way.

Name: Accuweather
Rating: 4.4 stars over 1,079 reviews
Price: 0.00
Description: 
Whether you're packing for an important trip, planning a picnic, or you simply enjoy following the weather, AccuWeather Platinum has what you need. This app is packed with all the weather information and interactive features you could want for your mobile device.

Regardless of the weather conditions, you'll be informed with AccuWeather. This full-featured app provides updated forecasts every hour, day and night forecasts for the next 15 days, interactive Google Maps, a notification center, and severe weather notices. You can also access weather information in 23 languages, customize color themes, and share via social media.

Get your free copy of Accuweather!

This next one is an interesting online game I just found. It's got some strategy, espionage, and let's you match wits in online face-offs. Check it out!

Name: Forces of War
Rating: 4.5 stars over 27 reviews
Price: 0.00
Description: Raise an army, build up your arsenal, and annihilate all those who oppose you in Forces of War. Conquer the world by land, sea, and air in this online strategy game from Uken Games. Craft custom weapons, engage in Black Ops missions, and move up the ladder of top Generals.

*Craft custom weapons
*Engage in black ops missions
*Destroy enemies on the real time bounty list
*Move up the ladder of the top 10,000 generals
*Participate in weekly tournaments

Note that this game can only be played when online.

Get your free copy of Forces of War!

And finishing off with another must-have free app to make sure you've always got the right word right at your fingertips. I can't tell you how many times I've used this.

Name: Dictionary.com
Rating: 4.2 stars over 92 reviews
Price: 0.00
Description: The official app from the widely popular Dictionary.com website, Dictionary.com for Android brings a full-featured dictionary application to your Android device. Need to look up liminal or palingenesis? Impetrate or horripilate? Drawing on a huge database of 325,000 word definitions and more than 300,000 synonyms and antonyms, Dictionary.com provides a quick and easy way to find information about the words you need.

Organized around four tabs at the top of your home screen, Dictionary.com's interface takes you to the information you seek without distraction.

The first tab opens a search field where you enter a word. Touching the search button generates its meaning, along with related forms. Touching the speaker icon provides a correct audio pronunciation of the word. Spelling suggestions are offered if you haven't quite gotten all of the letters right.

Get your free copy of Dictionary.com!

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