Today’s apps gone free: Jelly Reef, Craft Check, Pursuit of Light and more – AppAdvice

Guide jellyfish through dangerous waters, check to see if your beer is an imposter, and chase the light with today’s collection of apps and games.

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Craft Check ($0.99 → Free, 968.9 KB): Find out if the beer you’re drinking is an imposter with Craft Check. It’s for those who appreciate a good craft or micro brew.

Craft Check was designed with one purpose in mind: out the imposters. You’re able to check to see if the beer in your hand is a true craft beer by either searching for it by name or scanning its barcode. Craft Check will tap into its database, which is updated on a monthly basis, and provide you with a result that you can share. That’s it. There’s nothing more to do but enjoy your craft beer.

Craft Check is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 18 ratings.

Time Off ($1.99 → Free, 1.0 MB): Request, manage, and report all of those days of paid time off with Time Off. It’s for anyone looking to take a break from work.

Keep track of vacation, sick, personal, and other work days you use. The app allows multiple employer and employee entries, exportation of data to a spreadsheet or email, the ability to send time off requests via email, and even calculates borrowed and rollover accumulations into the next fiscal year.

Time Off is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 117 ratings.


Meeting Box – Notes, Tasks, Sketches and Recordings ($2.99 → Free, 21.3 MB): A highly flexible note taking app. Meeting Box is perfect for both school and business settings.

With Meeting Box installed, you’ll be able to get more out of your lectures and meetings than ever before. It provides you with the freedom to take notes however you wish, whether that’s by scribbling down your thoughts, annotating images and webpages, or simply by typing what you hear. Thanks to its built-in task manager, you’ll also be able to make sure your projects and assignments are completed on time. Meeting Notes is loaded with all kinds of text and color options, the ability to capture audio, support for multiple pages, and the ability to export and share you notes as PDF files.

Meeting Box – Notes, Tasks, Sketches and Recordings is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 80 ratings.

Pursuit of Light ($0.99 → Free, 26.9 MB): Help a little girl escape her endless dream in Pursuit of Light. It doesn’t fit squarely into any genre, but if you enjoy relaxing casual games, this one will be a nice addition to your library.

You’re put in control of a girl who is trapped in a world made from her dreams. Help her reach the light at the end of each level and escape her endless dream by jumping from platform to platform. The only way she can move is by tapping the symbol that matches the platform. If you tap the wrong symbol, you’ll have to start all over. As you progress through the game platforms will begin to collapse and hidden dangers will appear, so move quickly.

Pursuit of Light is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 2011 ratings.

Jelly Reef ($0.99 → Free, 127.2 MB): You are the ocean in Jelly Reef. It’s a fun little distraction for those who want to kick their feet up and enjoy a casual gaming experience.

The jellyfish of the ocean need your help. You must guide them through a dangerous underwater world by changing the direction of the currents with your finger. Each level connects to another, but the paths are procedurally generated, so your journey will be unique every time. Do your best to keep the jellyfish together, because once you run out it’s game over.

Jelly Reef is available for free today only (10/18). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 14 ratings.

Swiggles – A fun and simple game for toddlers ($0.99 → Free, 28.2 MB): A wacky entertainment app for toddlers. Swiggles’ fun characters will help your toddler develop motor skills and hand-eye coordination.

Swiggles provides a fun and simple environment for your toddler to play in. It has three separate sections that allow them to swipe, tap, and shake to interact with the colorful characters. Your child is able to focus on a single interaction method, or you can enable all three and allow them to explore.

Swiggles – A fun and simple game for toddlers is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 9 ratings.

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