Remember to download free Apple iWork and ILife apps with your new iPhone

With you new iPhone or iPad, you get to download popular iWork and iLife apps for free. This offer applies only to new iOS device purchase after September 1st 2013. The five apps are Pages, Numbers, Keynote, iPhoto and iMovie. Each of these apps normally cost USD $5 or more. The other iLife app GarageBand for iOS is free for all, with in-app purchase for additional instruments and sounds.


To quickly access to all Apple apps, from within App Store search for one Apple app such as Pages. From within the app detail page, scroll down to the bottom and tap “Developer Apps”. This will list down all available apps from Apple. You need to download these apps while on Wi-Fi as each has more than 200MB in size. The current over-the-air App Store download limit is 100MB.

Just get f.lux


f.lux is a small utility app that makes the color of your computer’s display to adapt to the time of day. Running unobtrusively on the menu bar of OS X, f.lux makes your computer screen looks like your indoor lights when sun sets, so you are not blinded by the screen brightness. Download free this essential utility for your Mac.

Beyoncé – God Made You Beautiful


Good news for fans who can’t get enough of Beyoncé. Jay-Z has released on his Life+Times site a ballad “God Made You Beautiful” by Beyoncé to celebrate the second birthday of daughter Blue Ivy. A snippet of the song hit the Internet last October accompanied the trailer to Beyoncé’s Life is But a Dream documentary. The track is now available in final, full and official form. In case you’re wondering, this song is not included in Beyoncé’s latest self-titled album.

Classic PAC-MAN for iOS available free for first time as App Store’s App of the Week


PAC-MAN from Namco-Bandai is now free on the App Store, courtesy of Apple’s App of the Week. The classic game made its appearance for iOS in 2011, and has ranged in price from $0.99 to $6.99, but it has not been offered at no cost until now.

If you have not played PAC-MAN before, ask your dad how he played it in game arcade in the 1980s. Or download the game yourself from App Store.

‘7 Minute Workout Challenge’ is new free app inside Apple Store app in the U.S.


Apple has selected a new free app for its Apple Store app goodies. 7 Minute Workout Challenge is available free till February 20, 2014 from within the iPhone version of Apple Store app and is for U.S. only.

From within the Apple Store app, look for the item “Jump into the new year”. Click on it will take you to the iTunes Store, automatically inputting a redeem code for the app download.

7 Minute Workout Challenge has a $1.99 price tag and is one of the more popular app for the “7 Minute Workout” craze that started in 2013. The “7 Minute Workout” is a research-backed workout program, with 12 exercises that are performed for 30 seconds with 10 seconds rest intervals. This high intensity 7 minutes workout is said to be equivalent of working out for over an hour.

CBS streams Bruce Springsteen’s new album ‘High Hopes’ before its release


CBS has made available free streaming online the full 12-tracks of Bruce Springsteen’s upcoming album ‘High Hopes”. This is part of a promotional tie-in with CBS’s legal drama “The Good Wife” where three tracks from the album will be featured in the show’s January 12th episode. 

‘High Hopes’ is Bruce Springsteen’s 18th studio album and will be released on January 14th. 

Scanner Pro for iOS is free as part of App Store’s App of the Week


Scanner Pro from Readdle is available free this week as part of Apple App Store’s “App of the Week” promotion. Scanner Pro uses iOS devices’ camera as document scanner. Scanned documents are converted to PDF format for email, print or store in online storage such as Dropbox, Evernote or Google Drive.

Scanner Pro also supports outgoing faxes directly from within the app. Faxing feature requires purchase of credit available as in-app purchase.

Scanner Pro is a universal app for both iPhone and iPad. But iPhone is recommended due to the better quality camera. Grab your free copy of Scanner Pro by Readdle for this week only before price goes back to the regular $6.99.