Friday App Sales: Botanicula, Fleksy Keyboard, Death Worm, and More

It’s Halloween! Combine that with the fact that it is also Friday, and you are set to experience a few awesome app and game sales taking place. On top of the great giveaway Amazon is hosting on its Appstore, Google Play is currently hosting deals on the new smash hit Botanicula, as well as Fleksy Keyboard, Minuum Keyboard, and The Walking Dead Pinball.

If something a bit more spooky is needed, you can always check out Slender Man Origins HD, House of Hell, Blood of the Zombies, or Devilry Huntress which are also on sale.

Here is the full list for you.  (more…)

Angry Birds Transformers is Now on Android

Temporarily exclusive to iOS, the latest in the Angry Birds franchise from game maker Rovio, Angry Birds Transformers, is now available on Android for free.

The game appears to be a side-scrolling, endless-runner-like blow-em-up affair, with Angry Birds characters being used as Transformers. There are vehicles, upgrades, an option to tag team with friends, and a roster of heroes with unique attacks and abilities that can be unlocked. If you read that a certain way, like I just did, that can only mean one thing – massive in-app purchases. And sure enough, the Google Play listing suggests that there are in-app purchases ranging from $4.99 to $99.  (more…)

Any.do 2.0 Brings New Collaboration Features, File Attachments, Better Reminders

Task management apps are a dime a dozen, but Any.do has managed to carve out a niche for itself by taking a multifaceted approach. The developers pushed out a companion calendar app, called Cal, last year, and Any.do was one of the first to integrate with Google Now and support Google Glass. Fast approaching version 2.0, the Any.do is gaining a bevy of new management, file manipulation, and customization features, but a few will be locked behind a subscription. (more…)

Amazon Handing Out $115 Worth of Paid Games and Apps for Absolutely Free

In a deal currently taking place through its Appstore, Amazon is handing out over $115 of paid apps and games for completely free, featuring titles which actually kick butt. For starters, gamers can hop up on Zombie Gunship, Unpossible, World of Goo, Sonic the Hedgehog, or even test their trivia skills with one of my favorite games, Trivia Crack.

As for regular apps, Amazon is offering Plex, the Human Anatomy Atlas, Lapse It Pro, Boxer Pro, and BeFunky Photo Editor among a few others.  (more…)