Best Free Apps of the Day on 6/26. Quick Drafts for iPad, Gesture Touchpad for Win8, The Legend of Momotaro, & More!
We have quite a few apps today for boosting your productivity.
Gesture Touchpad for Win8 lets you try touchscreen features on your Windows 8 PC without the touchscreen. Play2Focus is GTD app with a focus on gestures similar to the Mailbox app. Quick Drafts for iPad is fast and reliable way to take quick notes and send them to your Calendar or cloud storage services.
We also have a very unique interactive storybook app and a bike stunts game. Don’t miss Today’s Best Free Apps of the Day!
Please Note: All apps listed here are free in the U.S. App Store when this post was published. But since most apps listed here are only FREE FOR A LIMITED TIME, price changes by the developers can happen at anytime. Please double check the price in the App Store before your download.
Best Free Apps of the Day:
Gesture Touchpad for Win8
Splashtop’s Gesture Touchpad for Win8 turns your iPhone into a gesture enabled Wi-Fi mouse and a remote keyboard optimized for the Windows 8 operating system. It is a great app if you are looking for that second touchpad for your computer. Use it as a remote to control videos and other applications on your desktop or laptop computer from the comfort of your sofa. You can also use Windows 8-specific gestures right on your iPhone. If you want to experience the touchscreen features of Windows 8 without the touchscreen, be sure to check out this app.
The Legend of Momotaro
This story of an old man and an old woman who want to have a child will tug at your heart strings, and then stun you with its gorgeous visuals. It comes with ten panoramic scenes that are given exquisite life with wonderfully done illustrations, animations, and narration. Whether it’s for you or your children, The Legend of Momotaro will entertain and enthrall its readers. There are hundreds of original illustrations, plenty of animations that bring the story to life, Read-to-me and Read-to-myself functionality, and plenty of interactive design elements, including 120 origami animation popups. You can also draw some Kanji characters with your fingers, as well as learn the Japanese history and culture through modules within the app. Get lost in the story of The Legend of Momotaro, and I’m sure you’ll be glad you did.
The basic premise behind this app is that you create tasks for yourself, whether it’s to work on a project, or remember to pay a bill. But when you want to work on a task, you hit a play button on that task to work on it. Similar to how we play music, you’ll be “doing” your task. This app features gesture controls similar to the popular Mailbox app. If you want to postpone the task, just swipe to the left to pause it. Swipe right to mark the task as complete and perform a long swipe to delete the task. That’s basically how it works, and it’s an interesting take on the genre. The rest of the app’s navigation is done through intuitive gestures, and it comes with customizable visuals that help you organize your content and tasks as you need. It’s relatively straightforward, so check out Play2Focus and see for yourself if it can help.
Quick Drafts for iPad – Notes, To-Do, Errands and Shopping List
Note: We featured the iPhone version of Quick Drafts in May. This is the iPad version.
The moment Quick Drafts launches, you are ready to start typing immediately. It offers a number of ways for you to handle your notes, including such things as todo lists, sending them via email, iMessage, Facebook, and Twitter, or even posting them to your calendar and saving to Dropbox and Evernote. In your notes, you can even create linked lists of things, with tappable links that will open up your browser. It supports landscape mode so you can do fast two finger typing, as well as portrait mode. Quick Draft is a fantastic way to capture those notes you need in no time, so grab it and check it out to see if it could fit into your workflow.
The following impression was made during the promotional period.
This riding and racing game will have you testing your motorbike stunts skills in a number of arenas, against a number of racers, on a number of tracks. Enjoy wonderfully designed environments, pulsating music, and dangerous racing action as you attempt crazy tricks to make it to the end. With more than 110 racing challenges, tons of action, and nonstop fun, Rock(s) Rider is worth checking out.